Kevin Cheung

Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I am a long-time gamer and esports enthusiast with 7+ years within the esports industry and 3+ years in live broadcast production.

Actively connecting students and creating links to industry between them to increase their network and employability alongside following the journey of esports as it grows and develops.

Academic qualifications

• BSc Criminal Investigation, Birmingham City University

Expertise

Competitive Gaming | Esports | Team Management | League of Legends

Enterprise and commercial interests

  • Worked 3+ years alongside Riot Games EU Esports Live Broadcast Department in Berlin.

  • Created and formed my own successful esports team within the UK taking first place in Major National Tournaments.

  • Consulted government bodies and businesses surrounding the area of esports.

Live Replay and Tape Producer & Operator - Riot Games EU LCS
Notable broadcasts:
-> 2017 European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) Spring Split, Berlin, Germany
-> 2017 EU LCS Spring Finals, Hamburg, Germany
-> 2017 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, Brazil
-> 2017 EU LCS Summer Split, Berlin, Germany

Esports Broadcast Observer - Riot Games EU LCS
Notable broadcasts:
2016
-> 2016 European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) Spring Split, Berlin, Germany
-> 2016 EU LCS Spring Finals, Rotterdam, Holland
-> 2016 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, Shanghai, China
-> 2016 EU LCS Summer Split, Berlin, Germany
-> 2016 EU LCS Summer Finals, Krakow, Poland
-> 2016 International Wild Card Qualifier, Barcelona, Spain
-> 2016 Dreamhack Winter: League of Legends Tournament Ragnarök

2015
-> 2015 European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) Spring Split, Berlin, Germany
-> 2015 EU LCS Summer Split, Berlin, Germany
-> 2015 EU LCS Summer Finals, Stockholm, Sweden

Semi-Professional UK League of Legends Player, Coach, Analyst and Team Manager.
CHOKE GAMING LTD
-> Highly skilled in League of Legends peaking at Master Tier Rank (0.05% of the player base)
-> Formed a competitive team, and represented them as their team captain where we maintained the number one spot as the UK's strongest League of Legends team winning tournaments such as i53 and the 4 Nations Tournament.
-> On-Air Talent for the 4 Nations Tournament Live Broadcast as an expert for the Analyst Desk, UK.
-> On-Air Talent, Colour Shoutcaster for the GSeries G-LAN League of Legends Tournament, Ireland.

Teaching

  • L4 Esports Broadcasting

  • L4 Esports Events Experience

  • L4 Resourcing Esports Events

  • L5 Events Planning & Strategy

Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020