The Brazilian League of Legends Championship took its first steps in 2012, in a three-day tournament held shortly after the introduction of the Brazilian server. The first league championship took place in 2014, establishing two annual seasons, or splits, with play-offs and a grand Brazilian final. Today, CBLOL is considered the pioneer Esports league and audience leader in Brazil, reaching hundreds of thousands of people live on their Internet and TV broadcasts. The tournament rounds take place every Saturday and Sunday at the Riot Games studio in São Paulo, for a live audience of 160 fans and with live transmission on YouTube, Twitch, and the cable channel SporTV. As of 2021, the championship has adopted the franchise model, with the participation of 10 of the biggest esports organizations in Brazil, which also play in the CBLOL Academy, the developmental league that holds the future talent of Brazilian competitive League of Legends.