League of Legends

LCS Power Rankings: The hypothetical Battle of the Atlantic

As the halfway point of the League of Legends Championship Series spring split approaches, it’s an appropriate time to ponder our preseason predictions. How did Elements and Team Impulse win a game? (Editor’s note: Walter has spent plenty of hours and rambling emails trying to answer that question).

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Rudy played like he belongs in the European LCS; the metagame still needs work

One of the biggest surprises of the League of Legends Championship Series through four weeks came when European club Unicorns of Love lost legendary jungler, Danil “Diamondprox” Reshetnikov because of visa issues for likely the remainder of the spring split — if not further. UOL looked like a top team, and having a new jungler was going to a be a huge change.

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Reignover reigns supreme over the jungle: Joe’s LCS blog

Going into the season, there were some doubts that Immortals’ Kim “Reignover” Ui-jin would be able to copy his success from last season on Fnatic. The talent in the North American League of Legends Championship Series has increased, especially in the jungle, with players such as Lee “Rush” Yoon-jae and recently Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett.

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Welcome back, chaos style: Joe’s LCS blog

“Chaos style” was a buzzword used in on the Internet when trying to name the style of play that revolves around small fights and seemingly no real pre-planned strategy around objectives. If that sounds terrible and just like solo queue, that’s because it is. It’s really just a term used when teams make mistake after mistake.

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Top 5 plays of Week 3 of the LCK

In this weekly feature, Slingshot counts down the Top 5 Plays from League Champions Korea. The criteria for a top five play focuses on team wide efforts in the clutch, while impressive or clever individual performances grace the lower ends of the list.

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Of Telecoms and Tigers: LCK Week 3 recap

The volatile nature of the rise and fall of teams was fully exposed in the third week of League of Legends Champions Korea. Only a few short months have passed since SK Telecom dominated the 2015 League of Legends World Championship.

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