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Leigh "Deman" Smith is an eSports Gaming Commentator formerly employed by Riot Games, now a shoutcaster for Counter Strike with ESL.
Initially a semi-professional Battlefield 1942 player he first found his love of casting games when he would spectate games that were already full and commentate on them. This led him into casting other games; his next major one being Supreme Commander. He casted the Super Commander final with long time friend and casting partner Joe Miller at the Multiplays I30 event. He was then picked up by QuadV; it was during his time as a caster for QuadV that in 2011 while at The Ultimate Gaming Championship in Italy he asked Joe Miller if he would help him get onto the roster for casting some League of Legends games.
After to rising to prominence in the League casting scene for his passionate and energetic performances he began casting some of the biggest League games. This finally culminated in him casting the Season 2 world finals along with Jatt. During the break in professional play between the World finals and the beginning of Season 3 he was formally offered a job at Riot as a full-time shoutcaster for the upcoming LCS. As of 2013 he is Riot Deman and currently shoutcasts the European LCS.
- Attributes his start to commentating to Warwitch of TsN.
- Broke into LoL casting during a tournament in Italy where he asked Joe Miller to give him a chance at the casting desk.
- The name 'Deman' comes from the album Demanufacture by the band Fear Factory. He has been using the handle since 1995.
- Favorite League of Legends match to date was the Season 2 world final.
- Favorite champions are:
- Has known fellow caster Joe Miller for over 10 years. 
- Is one of Riot's play-by-play commentators (he describes what is happening), as opposed to one of the colour commentators who give expert analysis and background information.
- Played LoL since release in 2009.
- Uses Season 2 World Championship icon as his in-game Summoner Icon.
- Was a former top level Battlefield 1944 player
Notable Events Casts
- IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne
- IGN ProLeague Season 5
- IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Singapore
- Season 2 World Championship
- 2012 MLG Summer Championship
- Season 2 Regional Finals - Cologne
- MLG Summer Arena 2012
- ECC Poland
- DreamHack Summer 2012
- SK Trophy March
- IEM Season VI - World Championship
- Kings of Europe
- IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev
- March 8th - Deman on IEM Katowice's results, focusing on CS:GO over League of Legends and learning from other casters with TheScore eSports
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- March 12th - I'm Deman from Riot Games and Shoutcaster for League Of Legends AMA with Reddit
- September 9th - We are the World Championship casting team, AMAwith Reddit
- February 2nd - ReadyUpTV #13 - MrDogbert, ODEE, Lumpy // Guests - 2GD - Deman (video) with ReadyUpTV
- March 15th - I'm Deman Gaming Commentator - AMA with Reddit
- May 6th - i45 Deman invite with Stress (video) with Team Dignitas
- June 22nd - I'm Deman and I'm bored at work AMA. with Reddit
- July 17th - Interview with qvDeman with Team Dignitas
- August 25th - BIC Get Real with Deman (video) with Major League Gaming
- August 29th - I'm Deman AMA - League of Legends Commentator. with Reddit
- September 3rd - Leigh "Deman" Smith at the MLG Summer Championships (video) with CyberSportsNetwork
- September 25th - Interview with Leigh "Deman" Smith from Gamescom 2012 (video) with ButButButILY
- September 29th - Season 2 Finals preview: Doublelift, Wickd & Deman (video) with SK Gaming
- October 1st - Deman, an Interview with Leigh Smith professional league of legends caster! with Eclypsia
- October 5th - Oddone and Deman Chat with TheRedBaron - IPL Interview (video) with IGN ProLeague
- November 2nd - Deman Day 1 Round-Up at MLG Fall Championships (video) with CyberSportsNetwork
- November 30th - IPL 5 - Panky interviews Deman (video) with Reign of Gaming
- December 5th - Interview with Deman about LoL at the WCG 2011 Grand Final with Team Dignitas
- 2012 - My year in eSports Vlog Video Blog on youtube.com
- So you want to be a commentator? Video Blog on youtube.com