Phoenix1 jungler Michael “MikeYeung” Yeung and Immortals coach Kim “Ssong” Sang-su took home awards for the top rookie and coach in the summer split of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
During Rift Rivals between North American and Europe, even Phoenix1’s players couldn’t quite account for the effectiveness of their quick and dirty invades and punishing dives.
A new format, a new tournament, and a brand new way for professional players to feel like their schedules are too tight: Rift Rivals has come to a close.
MikeYeung on his Rift Rivals transformation: “I’ve learned that the best way to play is to play without the fear of making a mistake.”
Phoenix1 jungler Mike “MikeYeung” Yeung’s impressive showing at Rift Rivals earned him the title of Group Stage MVP.
Despite its current tie for eighth place in North America, Phoenix1 impressed spectators at Rift Rivals with a strong early game against Fnatic and a win against Unicorns of Love.
Immortals has finally been dethroned from the top spot of the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS)
Phoenix1 made it three junglers in as many weeks for its League of Legends team with the announcement Saturday that Michael “MikeYeung” Yeung would start in Week 3 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS).