Stixxay on scrims before playoffs: “If you get stomped then, you just think, ‘Wait, maybe everything I’m doing is wrong’ and you question your picks, your life, your everything.”
Before the finals between TSM and Immortals on Sunday, two other longstanding NA LCS organizations, Counter Logic Gaming and Team Dignitas, played for third place.
After the loss to Immortals, Emily Rand caught up with the CLG bottom lane duo of Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes and Zaqueri “aphromoo” Black to discuss the team’s development and their goals for the split.
Slingshot asked 15 North American LCS pros about what regions they watch and how they use the information to help them.
Stixxay: “I think we do kind of play to our opponent’s level, so when we play worse teams, we’ll sometimes just lose to them, and we can’t really figure out why.”
Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Counter Logic Gaming’s Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes during Week 7 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
Professional League of Legends is still a reasonably young entity, but it’s been around long enough that a line of players have come through the game who have served as role models, reference points and sources of inspiration for the current batch of pros.
Slingshot asked 12 North American LCS pros how they feel about the new schedule and how they approach Friday night games after being used to playing exclusively on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Their responses are below: