NA Legends Invitational hosted by Disguised Toast and Riot Games


Riot Games Announces NA Legends Invitational Hosted by Disguised Toast

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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Riot Games and Disguised Toast are collaborating for an invitational tournament in September 2023.
This two-day event will bring together League of Legends esports fans, pros, and content creators.
Here's all we know about NA Legends Invitational.

On 20th August, Riot Games and Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang announced a collaboration for an invitational tournament this coming September. Titled NA Legends Invitational, this tournament is dubbed as a first-of-its-kind event for North American League of Legends esports fans which shall bring together pros from the League Championship Series (LCS) and the North American Challengers League (NACL) with popular League of Legends streamers for a heated competition in a two-day tournament. 

Riot Games and League of Legends esports noted that this is the latest in Disguised Toast’s investment in League esports. The publisher recollected, “Earlier this year League pros and content creators battled it out in a showmatch with over 100K fans watching, and Disguised Toast’s esports team Disguised won the NACL in the Summer Split.

Here’s all we know about NA Legends Invitational featuring League of Legends pros and content creators.

NA Legends Invitational: All We Know So Far

The NA Legends Invitational will happen in the gap between the closure of LCS 2023 Championship Final and the brand-new World Qualifying Series to kick off Worlds 2023. The tournament will happen on 16th and 17th September. Riot Games noted that this event is curated for North American fans who celebrate both the past and future of North American professional League of Legends.

Talking about NA Legends Invitational, NACL Director Zack Elliot said that it has been incredible to work with Disguised Toast over the last few months. He added, "Between the showmatch and the success of Disguised in the NACL split, we’ve seen community support, passionate fandom, and, simply, some really fun League of Legends matches. We’re excited for this upcoming tournament and to continue the cross over between content creators and League esports.

Meanwhile, Disguised Toast noted that he has always been a fan of League of Legends esports and that the last year of being a new team owner was fun, rewarding and challenging at times. He said, "I'm really honored to have the opportunity to host this event with Riot - the players we've invited I've personally been a fan of and have grown up watching."

Disguised Toast also added that this event is a unique opportunity to bring the entire community together and he hoped that all fans, both old and new, enjoy the show they put together.

How Will NA Legends Invitational Work?

A total of four teams will compete for the $10,000 USD prize pool under the leadership of the following NA LoL legends:

  • Zaqueri "Aphromoo" Black

  • William "Scarra" Li

  • Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi

  • Hammoudi "Yassuo" Abdalrhman

The two days of tournament competition will be casted by Clayton "CaptainFlowers" Raines and saac "Azael" Cummings-Bentley on Disguised Toast’s Twitch channel.

Apart from the cash and bragging rights, the winning team will also receive a pair of custom Vi gauntlets crafted by Hoku Props specifically for this event, and engraved with each of the winning players’ names.

Fans who are curious to see who the captains will choose for their teams can tune into the live draft show on Disguised Toast’s Twitch channel on 3rd September.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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