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Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship casting talent announced as UK org Rix.GG signs No Team No Talent roster

Riot Games has announced the broadcast talent line-up for the Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship taking place between September 24th and 26th 2021.

The event will see some of the best Wild Rift players EMEA/MENA battle it out in Stockholm for the chance to be crowned the Wild Rift: Origin Series champions, as well as taking home the lion’s share of €150,000.

Casters include existing Wild Rift talent, Brits Excoundrel, Deman and Tridd, who are now joined by Viperoon and Carmeline – a pair who have cast several other tournaments in the UK scene in recent years.

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The news comes as UK esports organisation Rix.GG announces the signing of No Team No Talent to its new Wild Rift roster.

This roster will be playing in the finals and includes the following players, featuring UK mid-laner and former Heroes of the Storm pro player Snitch.

The roster is as follows:

  • Leon ‘L3on’ Pham – Baron Laner
  • Arthur ‘Doom’ Parsin – Jungler
  • Joshua ‘Snitch’ Bennett – Mid Laner
  • Luis ‘Friend’ Cepeda – Dragon Laner
  • Ryan ‘Clue’ Maaroufi – Support
  • Weihong ‘Elegy’ Cheng – Substitute Player

Prior to joining Rix.GG, the team scored first place in a number of competitions including Wild Rift Origin Series June, Wild Rift Origin Series July, Lyone – Sport 2021 and RiftZone. The team will be managed by Zack Chandler, head of esports and Wild Rift team manager.

Zack said: “Wild Rift is a game I spent months being excited about the release. Now working with the best team in the world under Rix.GG, I’m certain they can continue to leave their mark on the esport title.”

You can watch the Origin Series finals at www.twitch.tv/originseries_en or www.youtube.com/wildrift from September 24th to 26th 2021

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