Greece recalled one of the best athletes in his sport for military service. Here’s his backstory

The League of Legends career of Konstantinos “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou-Napoleon, which has been marred with close calls and reversals of fortunes at inopportune times, was just dealt another blow.

February 25, 2016

Splyce’s plan strays from LCS norm. Will it work?

When interviewing Splyce owner Marty Strenczewilk the other day, one of the most interesting topics he mentioned was the makeup of Splyce’s League of Legends team. Splyce is a very young team, with players aging from 17-20 years old who are all from the same country. On top of being a young squad, most of […]

February 24, 2016

Where did the Rumble jungle come from?

League of Legends Champions Korea remained on patch 6.2 last week, but that didn’t stop teams from innovating new picks and strategies. Rumble jungle suddenly appeared and has since become a popular pick in LCK and the League of Legends Championship Series in North America and Europe. Level 1 invades spiked in popularity, resulting in […]

February 22, 2016

Dignitas showed it’s not an automatic win: Joe’s LCS blog

Team Dignitas’ win against Team SoloMid in today’s North American League of Legends Championship Series was an important one

February 21, 2016

H2k Gaming should rise after Ryu’s return

H2K Gaming already had a good roster and some of the best macro play in European League of Legends. Then it made improvements in almost every role, including the acquisition of longtime European devotee Michael “Veteran” Archer as analyst. What’s been most impressive to this point of the spring League Championship Series split is H2K’s […]

February 19, 2016

H2k Gaming should rise after Ryu’s return

H2K Gaming already had a good roster and some of the best macro play in European League of Legends. Then it made improvements in almost every role, including the acquisition of longtime European devotee Michael “Veteran” Archer as analyst.

February 19, 2016

Splyce is improving, and ROCCAT badly needs a new support: Joe’s LCS blog

Sure, there are three teams tied for first place in the European League of Legends Championship Series, but Origen proved today that the middle tier teams aren’t as far one might think from the top tier. Although H2k — which won the match — made overall better map movements and threw its lead at Baron, Origen’s early game was good despite a few kills.

February 19, 2016

How the Rammus pick swung the KT Rolster game

With the massive overhaul of items and several champion updates, AD carries — or Marksmen — have become all the rage in Season 6 of League of Legends. Many teams run double ADC compositions, sometimes even triple, in a poke and siege style that is devastating when effective.

February 17, 2016

Immortals is really good, and H2k might be the best team in Europe (even if it’s not there yet)

Immortals is undoubtedly the best League of Legends team in the West. Immortals isn’t unbeatable, as Cloud9 showed Sunday with a close game all the way through to the end.

February 15, 2016

Echo Fox shows up…finally: Joe’s LCS blog

After essentially four exhibition weeks of the North American League of Legends Championship Series, visa issues have been worked out and starting rosters are coming together.

February 14, 2016