KT ROlster coach Lee Ji-Hoon has said goodbye to the team

Goodbye Lee Ji-hoon, and goodbye to this era of KT Rolster

Lee Ji-hoon all but promised a world championship last November with his new League of Legends lineup.

October 26, 2017

After Longzhu's demise, it might be time to change the LCK playoff format

The moment Longzhu Gaming was eliminated by fellow League Champions Korea competitor Samsung Galaxy in the quarterfinals of the League of Legends World Championship, the LCK playoff format came under international scrutiny.

October 24, 2017
The SK Group is everywhere, including the obvious to a League of Legends fan: esports, under the branch of SK Telecom.

Emily Rand: SKT continues to look vulnerable, but will it matter?

The SK Group is everywhere, including the obvious to a League of Legends fan: esports, under the branch of SK Telecom.

October 21, 2017
Samsung Galaxy didn't need mid lande push to make the world semifinals

No mid lane push? No problem: Emily Rand on Samsung’s quarterfinal strategy

Behind Jian “Uzi” Zi-hao’s beaming smile and group bow with his team to a roaring Chinese crowd, Kang “Ambition” Chan-yong stared sternly into the distance, packing up his keyboard.

October 20, 2017
SKT Peanut simply doesn't fit in, though it might not matter

What's in an SKT jungler?

It’s the eighth day of competition at the League of Legends World Championship main event, and the first match of the final day of the group stage.

October 19, 2017

Emily Rand: On fandom, heartbreak and EDG

When Juan “Contractz” Arturo Garcia smited the gromp with a sliver of hit points remaining, Ming “Clearlove” Kai struck, stealing it away.

October 15, 2017
TSM and Flash Wolves failed big-time in worlds Group D

Emily Rand’s worlds Group D roundup: Taiwan (and North America) aren’t No. 1

As soon as the crowd began to chant, all five members of the Taipei Assassins jumped up and down in the booth.

October 14, 2017
Worlds Group C was less eventful than the previous day's craziness

Emily Rand’s Worlds Group C roundup: First seed, third seed

At 15 minutes, G2 Esports’ Luka “PerkZ” Perković had a perfect Special Delivery across the top side river into the Baron pit.

October 13, 2017
Playing Haru at worlds shows how Samsung Galaxy is thinking of the future

Why Haru? Looking ahead through the lens of Samsung Galaxy’s jungle choices

When League of Legends fans talk about Samsung Galaxy, there’s an immediate scramble to separate post-Exodus Samsung from the two teams of 2014.

October 12, 2017

Emily Rand’s worlds Group B rundown: Much Ado About Adapting

Between talk of teams and matches at the League of Legends World Championship, proposed format changes in North America and Europe have dominated community discussion in the West.

October 12, 2017