Fnatic finished the final week of the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS) summer split with a 2-0 against the reigning kings of Europe, G2 Esports
Kobbe on playing Vayne against Vitality: “There was actually an old strategy we had when we were playing kind of fun games…Sencux would go play Vayne, and I would play something mid lane.”
Splyce and Team Vitality played a two-game role-swap bonanza to close their season on Sunday.
Betsy on the slow split: “Watching League is kind of boring, I think, at this point. It’s a bit too drawn out.”
With Team ROCCAT and Misfits locked into their spots of the European League of Legends Championship Series, the two teams clashed in more of a showmatch than a competitive best-of-three during Week 10.
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.
Vitality coach YamatoCannon: “I’ve worked with so many different players, played with so many different players, but no one loves the game as much as Nukeduck.”
Although Team Vitality didn’t match its debut European League of Legends Championship Series split in terms of finish, most spectators and analysts generally agreed that the team made improvements this summer with coach Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi at the helm.
Jankos on preparing for summer playoffs compared to spring: “For sure, I think our understanding of the game right now is better.”
Although H2K Gaming ultimately lost the final best-of-three of the regular season against Unicorns of Love, it had already secured first place in Group B of the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS).
In-depth interview with NicoThePico on his transition from Fnatic to Ninjas in Pyjamas: “I never publicly defended myself for (my time on) Fnatic.”
Nicholas “NicoThePico” Korsgaard has endured an extremely controversial year in the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS).
ROCCAT’s Phaxi: “I trust Hjarnan to carry if he has a good matchup, and (if) he’s ahead, I’m going to die for him.”
Despite landing outside the playoffs in both splits of the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS), Team ROCCAT managed to defeat G2 Esports twice this season, earning the reputation of “Kingslayers.”
Xpecial on his future: “I still want to play, but I’ve been playing for so long, I don’t mind trying other things…(playing more) depends on the opportunities that present themselves.”
It has been a rough summer for Phoenix1 in the North American League of Legends Championship Series, who looked much improved at the mid-split Rift Rivals tournament, but failed to continue that success upon returning to North America.
With the regular season rounding out, Slingshot’s Kelsey Moser spoke with “Kingslayer” Team ROCCAT head coach Fabian “GrabbZ” Lohman and casters Andrew “Vedius” Day and James “Stress” O’Leary about how the major games will shake out.