- Faker, whose genuine name is Lee Sang-hook, is hoping to come out on top for a record-fourth big showdown with T1.
- He has VIP status in gaming-frantic South Korea, where fans serenade his name during matches.
A huge number of fans from around the world have slid to South Korea’s capital Seoul for the Class of Legends big showdown last on Sunday, broadly viewed as the Super Bowl of e-sports.
First held in 2011, the Class of Legends (Haha) big showdown has quickly developed to become one of the royal gems of e-sports, which are worldwide conjecture to draw in crowds of almost 1.4 billion by 2025.
Thousands of Fans Gathered in Seoul
South Korean force to be reckoned with T1, who lost in last year’s reality, will take on China‘s Weibo Gaming at the Gocheok Sky Vault, a 16,000-limit baseball arena.
At a fan zone set up for the last in focal Seoul, individuals lined up to take photographs with life-sized patterns of Faker and his group.
Numerous in the fan zone were decked out in ensembles and conveyed props as they postured for photographs.
Class of Legends includes two groups with five players each contending in a milestone where the objective is to obliterate the rival’s base.
During cutthroat games, shouting and cheering fans follow the activity in goliath screens over the groups.
Tickets for the last at the 16-000 limit Sky Vault sold out shortly when they were made free in August, as per Class of Legends producer Mob Games.
Many films across South Korea will likewise screen the last live. Those tickets likewise sold out quickly, as per postings on administrator CGV.