Perkz: “The narrative of playing passive comps is just a meme. There’s no such thing as passive comps right now.”
G2 Esports qualified for its fourth European League of Legends Championship Series final in a row after defeating H2K Gaming 3-0 in last week’s semifinal.
Misfits coach Hussain Moosvi: “Weirdly enough, both the teams we played in playoffs have had a lot of champion pool issues.”
Misfits has emphasized a one year plan to make it to the League of Legends World Championship.
Giants Gaming’s Andre and Jiizuke on the team’s success: “There’s something that rookie teams have that other teams don’t have — we actually have fun playing.”
Giants Gaming qualified for the spring split of next year’s European League Championship Series (EU LCS) after a difficult five-game series against their Challenger Series rivals, Schalke 04.
Huhi on advising OmarGod: “I told him that I also improved a lot from the criticism that I got instead of trying to ignore it.”
Counter Logic Gaming was the heavy favorite going into last weekend’s quarterfinal match against Team EnVyUs in the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS).
G2 coach YoungBuck on Splyce: “I would rank them above Misfits and above H2K as well. It sucks for them that they had to meet us (in the quarterfinals).”
G2 Esports had a long five game series against Splyce, their opponent from last year’s summer finals, in the quarterfinals of the European League of Legends Championship Series playoffs.
Although Team Dignitas was not expected to beat Cloud9, the larger surprise of the weekend came from Team EnVyUs’ series against Counter Logic Gaming.
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.
Adrian on Cloud9 match: “In Game 4, they blinded Alistar, so they disrespected the fact that I could play Janna.”
Team Dignitas unexpectedly knocked off Cloud9 in the quarterfinals of the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS).
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.