Sunday, 28 Feb 2021

Potential LCS import rule change sparks controversy on social media

Cloud9 support Philippe “Vulcan” Laflamme has sparked a conversation on Twitter regarding proposed changes to the import rule in the North American League of Legends scene.

League of Legends reporter Travis Gafford brought the import rule change to light on his Hotline League Podcast. Gafford revealed that LCS team owners had been in talks with Riot Games to adjust the LCS import rule to allow more international players on LCS rosters. The import rule was brought up during an exclusive press conference with the current LCS team owners. Most owners were in favor of the import rule being changed, with some executives having a more aggressive take.