North American LCS

Ask the North American LCS pros: What players do you follow from other regions?

When following a league of an esport, it’s natural to develop a fondness for certain players.

April 5, 2017

Ask the North American League of Legends pros: Who’s the most underrated player in the LCS?

Every split contains teams that struggle and teams that soar.

March 31, 2017

Ask the North American LCS pros: How do you feel about the state of international competition in League of Legends?

Slingshot asked 10 North American LCS pros their thoughts about the status of international tournaments and some potential solutions — if there are any.

March 30, 2017

Ask the North American LCS Pros: What foreign regions do you watch?

Slingshot asked 15 North American LCS pros about what regions they watch and how they use the information to help them.

March 29, 2017

Echo Fox Gate on paying attention to other regions: “I like Mithy from G2. I think I learn a lot (from) how he plays.”

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Echo Fox’s Austin “Gate” Yu during Week 6 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

March 17, 2017

P1 Gate talks about his future, learning from Korea and watching worlds as a player

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to catch up with Phoenix1’s Austin “Gate” Yu at the League of Legends World Championship grand final Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

November 2, 2016

Reignover: Tournament realm is “most efficient” way to practice outside of scrims. “We even have voice talk.”

The pros seemed mixed on the best way to practice, though TR appears to have made at least somewhat of an improvement. Here are the takes of three LCS players on the situation:

June 20, 2016

We asked 12 North American LCS players who they think is underrated

We asked 12 North American LCS players who they think is underrated

June 16, 2016

Q&A: P1 Gate on Inori’s visa issues, Team Impulse and forming Phoenix1

Slingshot’s Vince Nairn had the chance to talk to Phoenix1’s Austin “Gate” Yu during Week 2 of the League Championship Series summer split.

June 14, 2016

Pro perspective: Who’s the best you’ve ever played against?

Everybody wants to know who’s the best. The constant debate is one of the pillars of sports and esports among fans. But what about the pros? Who do they think is the best among them?

March 28, 2016