‘League of Legends’ champs win in legendary venue

October 5, 2013 • Entertainment

Members of South Korea’s SK Telecom T1, below, compete in the third round at the League of Legends Season 3 World Championship Final as a member of China’s Royal Club team is seen above, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. The SK Telecom T1 team won 3-0 over Royal Club. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to sports, the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is usually home to award-winning basketball and hockey. However, the behemoth arena hosted a very different kind of competition this weekend: the sold-out season three championships of “League of Legends,” a free-to-play video game that attracts more than 32 million players a month.

It wasn’t much of a contest though. South Korea’s SK Telecom T1 completely dominated China’s Royal Club on Friday night in the first three rounds of a best-of-five series. This earned team members Jung Login to read more

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