theScore esports Daily (April 12): SANJI officially joins AVANGAR while the LEC Spring Split breaks viewership records

by Devin Jones Apr 12
Thumbnail image courtesy of Riot Games / Riot Games 2019 Spring Split / LoL esports Flickr

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SANJI officially joins AVANGAR's CS:GO roster

After standing in for AVANGAR back in March, Sanjar "SANJI" Kuliev is now officially the member of the organization's CS:GO roster.

SANJI will replace Aidyn "KrizzeN" Turlybekov who's sitting out for an "Unknown period" of time due to lingering health issues.

SANJI originally replaced Bektiyar "fitch" Bahytov before fitch returned to the lineup.

LEC breaks Spring Split viewership records

According to a blog post on lolesports, the 2019 LEC Spring Split broke viewership records, with over two million hours of LEC being watched week-to-week.

In the post, Riot states that the the LEC reportedly hit a record-breaking 355,000 concurrent viewers for week 9, destroying the previous record set in 2015.

All eyes are on Fnatic versus Origen as they compete for a spot in the Spring Split finals against G2 Esports which is scheduled for Sunday, April 14.

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