Oct 24 2016
Another year, another all-Korean squad Final in the League of Legends Worlds tournament.Defending champions SK Telecom T1 (SKT) prevailed over the ROX Tigers in a gripping best-of-five series. The Faker-led squad was down 2-1, seemingly having no answers to the Miss Fortune surprise counter pick against the Zyra support. But SKT rallied in the last two games with spectacular performances from Bengi, including his first-ever professional game ... Read
Oct 21 2016
Wildly popular League of Legends pro and Fnatic support Bora "Yellowstar" Kim has retired from the competitive world of the MMO MOBA.
One of the old guards of the League of Legends eSports scene with six seasons of pro play, five LCS titles and five World Championships appearances under his belt, Yellowstar has also been lauded by Fnatic -- for which the pro has played in the last 3.5 years -- as a leader and an inspiration."His in-game lead... Read
Oct 14 2016
The last remaining NA team in the League of Legends Worlds 2016 has fallen, with Cloud9 (C9) suffering a 3-0 defeat in the hands of a methodical Samsung Galaxy (SSG).C9 was the only NA team to make it out of the Group Stage, but Sneaky and the rest of his squad were routed by the Koreans in three games.
Analysts and rpg fans alike noted the poor performance of the botlane of Sneaky and Smoothie who were constantly outplayed and caught out du... Read
Oct 13 2016
Riot Games has announced that EDG will be replacing Yu-hao “Mouse” Chen as the pro top laner will be returning to China after losing a family member.The League of Legends Worlds 2016 EDG line-up change will see the squad replacing Mouse with Yang “Koro1” Tong, their previous top laner, ahead of their quarterfinals match against Korean squad ROX Tigers.
The Worlds rulebook states that each team is required to maintain five players in their st... Read
Oct 11 2016
The dreams of NA fans are still alive. After the heartbreaking exits of TSM and CLG from the League of Legends Worlds 2016 tournament, the third-seed squad from NA was able to squeak into the quarterfinals with some help from the defending world champions SKT.C9 ended their six games in the double round-robin groups with a record of 3-3 with only one game left between SKT T1 and the Taiwanese squad Flash Wolves, but the latter crushed the sup... Read
Oct 07 2016
CLG has been knocked out of the League of Legends World 2016 tournament, failing to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals and becoming roadkill to a historic run by a wildcard team.The League of Legends Worlds 2016 CLG elimination came as Korean powerhouse ROX Tigers and dark horse Albus Nox finished first and second in Group A, respectively.
While CLG fans shed tears at the elimination, leaving only two other NA teams -- TSM and C9 -- in conte... Read
Oct 05 2016
Power picks are emerging in the League of Legends Worlds 2016, and after four days of Group stage competition, Ezreal saw the most play in the Rift.The League of Legends Worlds 2016 Ezreal pick was the most prominent for the AD carry role, with The Prodigal Explorer fighting in 14 out of the 24 total matches.
With his great poke, superb kiting and high late-game damage, Ezreal has been a favorite by many AD carry players in Worlds.
Rumble w... Read
Oct 04 2016
After 24 games and four days, the first week of League of Legends Worlds 2016 is finally done. While teams take a much-deserved break, Riot Games released its list of best and worst moments so far in the ongoing tournament for the MMO MOBA.
One of the gasp-inducing League of Legends Worlds 2016 Week 1 best moments was Smeb's devastating Kennen ultimate that wiped out the G2 squad and all but ensured victory for the ROX Tigers.
"This Smeb ult wa... Read
Oct 03 2016
League of Legends fans in North America are in good spirits as all three teams from the region ended with a healthy 2-1 record after the first four days of Worlds Group Stage matches.TSM, CLG and C9 managed to beat stiff competition during the League of Legends Worlds Group Stage Week 1, and are widely viewed to be in serious contention to all move on to the Quarterfinals, and possibly win the biggest tournament for the MMO MOBA.
In fact, th... Read
Sep 30 2016
It was a mixed day for League of Legends North American fans as crowd favorite TSM lost their first game against the Chinese second-seed team RNG, while CLG won versus European first-seed team G2 eSports.The League of Legends Worlds Groups Day 1 TSM match against RNG began pleasantly enough with Svenskeren making plays with his Lee Sin that got him and TSM solo laners ahead.
But when the midgame team fights started to happen, TSM began to cr... Read