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THE CHANGING FACE OF GAMING HOUSES AND ESPORTS TRAINING FACILITIES

January 16, 2019 / esports-news

Gaming houses are nothing new, but they're becoming more prevalent in the UK scene and orgs around the globe are thinking more about their format and how to maximise their effectiveness.From expert gaming hardware to dedicated sports psychologists and even team chefs, team facilities are on the up. LAURA BYRNE explores how League of Legends organisations are pulling out all stops to provide top of the range training facilities in this feature.UK-based org exceL Esports recently announced their new League of Legends training facility will be housed at Twickenham Stadium, the ‘home of English rugby’.The team explained they wanted a ‘clear separation in where the players live and where they work’ and that they were ‘moving away from the gaming house model' (they previously had the OMEN house in Reading).Traditionally, esports teams would live, practice and review their matches and discuss this all in one space. However, exceL’s new set up at Twi...