Duo of commentators known in the French esport world and in particular on League of Legends, Fabien "Chips" Culié and Charles "Noi" Lapassat announced their departure from O'Gaming on Thursday. WebTV, the benchmark of the discipline in France, that they had co-founded in 2011 Co-founders of O'Gaming en 2011, Fabien “Chips” Culié and Charles “Noi” Lapassat, duo of French commentators reference on League of Legends, are leaving France’s most popular WebTV. This surprise departure, a real shock for the discipline in France as their pseudonyms are known to fans, was announced in a video posted this Thursday afternoon.
"We have come together to make a rather special announcement. We made the decision to leave the company. It makes 10 years since we started O’Gaming, the box has changed, we have changed a lot, it will change again in the future. But we have a different view. This is a chapter that ends. It's time to go on new adventures but we intend to continue to comment on the League of Legends and to be players in French esport ", explained the duo. « Chips & Noi "are largely responsible for the popularization of esports on League of Legends in France. They have been commenting on the competitions for almost ten years on O’Gaming and Twitch but they also operated at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris – Bercy or at the Zénith, during major international competitions such as the World Championships or the Mid-Season Invitational. They will be commenting for the last time on the channel they helped create for the Worlds Finals 2020, Saturday (11h) entre Suning (China) and DAMWON (South Korea). read also Before the League of Legends Worlds final, immersion chez O’Gaming, media dedicated to esports If this departure follows many internal differences of opinion at O’Gaming in recent months between the starters and other shareholders, it also raises the question of the allocation of broadcasting rights for League of Legends competitions (especially) in France, for 2021. Riot Games may decide to continue with O’Gaming, or opt for a new path. With Chips and Noi ?
These two legends gave me the chance to appear on their set a few years ago, and I owe them a lot. They represent League of Legends esport in France. It shouldn't have been an easy decision to make, can't wait to find out more for them ! https://t.co/wzOdnuEgoU
Thank you for all these years, and as far as I am concerned for allowing me to do a dream job. A page turns but no doubt that we can meet again around League of Legends very soon https://t.co/yfSk8F47OI
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