Washington, D.C. – On Sunday, November 19, Team Liquid, one of the largest esports brands across the globe, will host a viewing party for the 2023 League of Legends (LoL) World Championship at District E Powered by Ticketmaster, Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s esports and entertainment venue located inside Gallery Place.
This special event will allow fans to watch the championship event live as it occurs in Seoul, South Korea, and will run from 3-8 AM ET, with doors opening at 12 AM ET. Tickets are $10 each and include access to immersive views of the live match, meet-and-greets with Team Liquid LCS players APA and Yeon, and Liquid content creator Alixxa. Ticketed guests will also receive free food and non-alcoholic beverages from the venue’s restaurant and bar, District Bites. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. If interested, fans can purchase tickets at https://fevo.me/3s4Xfon.
“The League of Legends World Championship is one of the most prestigious esports competitions in the world and we are thrilled to celebrate this event at District E,” said Zach Leonsis, President of Media & New Enterprises at Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “We hope the viewing party will give both fans of League and those interested in learning more about this quickly growing phenomenon a chance to experience the excitement.”
The championship viewing party caps several months filled with exciting esports programming at District E. Since June, the venue has hosted nearly 20 viewing parties for Team Liquid’s journey through the 2023 Summer Split of the North American League Championship Series (LCS), the flagship league for professional LoL esports.
“The League of Legends World Championship is the biggest esports event on the planet — and my personal favorite,” said Team Liquid Co-CEO Steve Arhancet. “Wherever in the world it’s happening, I’m watching it with other fans in person, online, or in a watch party. Experiencing the thrills of the highest stakes game of the year is truly something else, and District E is the perfect venue to watch the Final on November 19th.”
District E serves as the East Coast satellite office for Team Liquid. The space includes a dedicated scrimmage and competition area for the internationally known team to maintain the highest quality gaming experience when they are competing on the East Coast. Through its equity ownership in aXiomatic since 2016, Monumental Sports co-owns Team Liquid.
About District E Powered by Ticketmaster
District E Powered by Ticketmaster is Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s nearly 14,000 square-feet live-event theater offering a 365-day-a-year series of immersive experiences in esports, music, event programming, and community events – along with pre-and post-event activations for fans attending NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards games, also owned by Monumental Sports. The venue creates a best-in-class competition and training venue for the esports franchises Monumental additionally owns, operates, and invests in, including Wizards District Gaming, Caps Gaming, District Elite and Team Liquid. To learn more, visit www.districtedc.com.
About Team Liquid
Team Liquid was founded in 2000 in the Netherlands and has evolved into one of the leading international multigame esports teams with training centers in Utrecht, São Paulo, Brazil and Los Angeles, California. Team Liquid has about 100 athletes competing across 15 distinct games, including all major esports titles, such as VALORANT, Rocket League, DOTA 2, League of Legends, CS:GO, Fortnite, Rainbow 6: Siege, and more. Led by Co-CEOs Steve Arhancet and Victor Goossens, Team Liquid is one of the most successful esports teams in the Western market in terms of competitive achievement and fan engagement across multiple sports. For more information: https://goo.gl/dSYvHT.
In addition to the premier esports team franchise, Liquid Enterprises operates various business units created to complement its esports athletic brand. This includes influencer management agency Liquid Media, esports wikipedia Liquipedia, and 1UP Studios, the full-service production company known for its high-quality esports documentary style filmmaking, and creative commercial content.
In September 2016, controlling interest in Team Liquid was purchased by esports ownership group, aXiomatic. aXiomatic leadership includes Co-Executive Chairmen Peter Guber, Ted Leonsis, Jeff Vinik and Bruce Karsh who together represent an unparalleled team of sports, technology, entertainment, and investment industry titans.