The Garena Premier League (GPL) is Southeast Asias professional League of Legends league. In its first season the six best teams of the region (Singapore Sentinels, Taipei Assassins, Bangkok Titans, Manila Eagles, Saigon Jokers and the Kuala Lumpur Hunters) competed against each other. Last year eight teams played in the GPL 2013 and to get into the playoffs where they can winner took the title „Kings of South East Asia“ and a price pool of $100,000 in total. In 2014 the number of competing teams in the Garen Premiere League was increased to 12.
GPL 2014: Upcoming matches and betting odds
This schedule of upcoming matches and the shown betting odds are presented by Pinnacle Sports. Other betting sites offering odds for the GPL are Bet 365 and Datbet.
In the GPL each team plays four times against each other team and each win is awarded with one point. At the end of the year the winner of the Spring and the Summer Season will meet each other in a special Championship Event. The top 2 teams are earning a slot in the League of Legends World Championship.
Last years Garena Premier League 2013 was devided into a Spring Season (2013/01/04 — 2013/04/21) and a Summer Season (2013/05/10 — 2013/08/18).
Outcome of Spring Season 2013:
|Rank||Team||W / L|
|1||Taipei Assassins||27 / 1|
|2||Singapore Sentinels||22 / 6|
|3||ahq e-Sports Club||20 / 8|
|4||Saigon Jokers||16 / 12|
|5||Kuala Lumpur Hunters||10 / 18|
|6||Saigon Fantastic Five||8 / 20|
|7||Manila Eagles||5 / 23|
|8||Bangkok Titans||4 / 24|
With an astonishing amount of 27 out of 28 possible points Taipei Assassins dominated the Spring Season and could achieve the title clearly in front of the Singapore Sentinels who ranked second.
The matches of the GPL take place from friday to sunnday each week und are streamed live on Youtube and Twitch.tv. The streams are commented in different languages (English, Mandarin, Tagalog, Vietnamese and Thai).
You can watch the livestream here: http://lol.garena.com/livestream
More Information on the GPL can be found on the official GPL website:
Bets for the Garena Premier League 2014
Pinnacle Sports and Bet 365 are offering bets on all matches of the GPL league und Playoffs. The next matches and their betting odds can be found on Pinnacles tournament calendar.