Riot Games and Woori Bank not only extended the LCK sponsorship period,
but also agreed to sponsor the Valorant International League,
signing the largest sponsorship contract in Korean e-sports history.
Riot Games held an agreement ceremony with Woori Bank at LoL Park in Jongno-gu, Seoul on the 30th and announced that it had decided to join forces for the development of Riot Esports,
including extending LCK sponsorship and additional sponsorship of VCT Pacific. 카지노사이트
The agreement ceremony was attended by key officials, including Woori Bank President Cho Byeong-gyu and Riot Games Korea CEO Cho Hyuk-jin.
An agreement was signed for two sports, including the VALORANT Champions Tour Pacific (VCT PACIFIC),
an esports league in the Asia-Pacific region for VALORANT, which is gaining popularity.
Woori Bank, which became the first financial company to sponsor the LCK title in 2019,
will continue its relationship with the LCK until 2025 by serving as the main sponsor for two more years through this agreement.
Based on Woori Bank’s sponsorship, LCK not only gained great popularity in Korea,
but also proved its international competitiveness by producing winning teams in the LoL World Championship (Worlds) three times during the sponsorship period.
In addition, Woori Bank contributed to expanding the base of e-sports and discovering new talent by hosting the ‘Woori WON Banking Advanced LoL League’ as part of its sponsorship of the LCK.
Woori Financial Group hosted the e-sports national team that participated in the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games.
Sponsored and contributed to the development of Korean e-sports.
This agreement is significant in that it includes sponsorship of Valorant eSports,
which continues to gain popularity among Generation Z.
We can confirm that Woori Bank, which only invested in LoL e-sports,
is committed to communicating with fans of various e-sports events in the long term.
Woori Bank’s sponsorship is the largest in Korean e-sports history,
and various events will be presented online and offline starting in February for fans of LCK and VCT Pacific.
Woori Bank President Cho Byeong-gyu said, “We cannot forget e-sports,
which brought joy to the people by winning a gold medal at the last Hangzhou Asian Games,” and added,
“We hope that the partnership between Woori Bank and Riot Games will be a great help in developing e-sports and expanding its base.”
“I hope,” said
Cho Hyuk-jin, CEO of Riot Games Korea.
“We are very grateful to Woori Bank for deciding to sponsor VALORANT esports following LCK.”
He added, “We hope to provide new fun and special experiences to not only LoL fans but also VALORANT fans.” 토토사이트 백링크
“We will provide this and strive to establish e-sports as a sport enjoyed by generations,” he said.