Rekkles’ T1 Academy debut smashes LCKCL viewership record, sells out arena

Rekkles played his first League of Legends match with T1 Academy in LCK Challengers on Jan. 16, pulling in over 150,000 viewers and selling out the arena.

The match peaked at 159,000 viewers on Twitch, according to Esports Charts, smashing the previous record of 38,000. HLE Challengers vs. DPlus Challengers also garnered 42,000 viewers this week, showing Rekkles’ influence on the Korean league as a whole.