Former Riot Games caster Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels will be the head coach of Schalke 04’s League of Legends team, the organization announced Tuesday.
Smittyj on comparing his time on Schalke 04 to his past experiences: “I didn’t behave differently… All the players were looking forward to qualifying. It was an easy time working with them.”
On the final day of the European League of Legends Championship Series promotional tournament, Schalke 04 defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas 3-0 to qualify for the LCS.
Following the re-qualification of Giants Gaming on Thursday, Schalke 04 has also returned to the European League of Legends Championships Series.
Giants Gaming qualified for the spring split of the European League of Legends Championship Series on Thursday by defeating Schalke 04 in the promotional tournament.
Schalke 04’s Memento on recovering his form after a difficult series: “Work harder. It’s the only way. There’s no other way.”
Jonas “Memento” Elmarghichi has a history in the promotion tournament.
Stress and PiraTechnics on how to create a narrative for Giants/Schalke: “I think it’s almost a golden goose of matchups.”
Giants Gaming played a much faster 3-1 promotional tournament victory against Ninjas in Pyjamas than Schalke 04 did in defeating Mysterious Monkeys.
Schalke 04’s Upset and Norskeren on promotion tournament opponents: “Mysterious Monkeys, I kind of have a grudge versus some of the players because they kept me out last split.”
Elias “Upset” Lipp and Tore “Norskeren” Hoel Eilertsen are the youngest bottom lane package in the European League of Legends Championship Series or the Challenger Series.
Giants Gaming and Schalke 04 will have the chance to re-qualify for the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) by reaching the promotional tournament.