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League of Legends Worlds 2019

League of Legends Worlds 2019 Team Predictions

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The tail-end of the season is fast approaching, and we have arrived at the point where all roads meet: the World Championship. Worlds is usually the yardstick through which an organization’s success is measured— a whole season of domestic losses...
Samsung's Ambition is one of the players you'll need to keep an eye on at Worlds 2017.

Worlds 2017 Preview: Top 5 Players to Watch

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The 2017 League of Legends World Championships will bring together the most diverse pool of players we've ever seen. While some international stalwarts will be present--Paul "sOAZ" Boyer, Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, Jian "Uzi" Zi-Hao come to mind right off the bat--there's a few...
IMT Olleh competing at the 2017 Season Playoffs.

League of Legends Meta Analysis: 2017 Summer Playoffs

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All but two berths have been decided for the 2017 League of Legends World Championships, with the remaining spots up for grabs in the European and North American gauntlets. As far as most analysts are concerned, all of the...
OGN Intro 2013 Spring

Top 5 OGN/LCK Intro Videos of All-Time

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  In light of the start of another LCK season and another intro hype video, we've compiled a list of the five best productions of all-time from the Korean League of Legends scene. Honorable Mention #1: 2015 OMG Intro Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IlPd8LT2jI What the hell is...
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Ten Games of LCK: Metagame Analysis

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Season 7 is Finally Here The LCS begins today, but pro play in Korea (LCK) has already started up. Thus far, the LCK has had 10 games between 4 teams, and the Korean metagame is shaping up in the new 10-ban...
SPOTV

Jung’s Wednesday Rant: SPOTV Is a Joke

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As if it wasn't enough that Monte and DoA were leaving the Korean League of Legends scene, on Monday night we all witnessed the miracle of broadcasting that is SPOTV. Riot took a hard fork this year with the choice...
MonteCristo and DoA Casting OGN

MonteCristo and DoA Leave LCK

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The conductors of the 'Korean hype train' have made it to their last stop. As of January 10, 2017, Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles and Erik "DoA" Lonnquist will no longer be casting League of Legends in Korea. The most iconic casting...
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Team Vitality Announces 2017 EU LCS Roster

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Coming into a new LCS split with a dynamically different format, Team Vitality has added some key pieces to its roster in the hopes of reinventing the team's identity. Returning to the team are Lucas "Cabochard" Simon-Meslet (Top), Erlend Vatevik...
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Liquid Finishes 4th at IEM Gyeonggi: First Impressions

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Going into IEM Gyeonggi with mere days of practice, Team Liquid's League of Legends squad was surrounded with question marks. With Matt "Matt" Elento being the only returning player from the playoff squad they fielded last year, the roster...
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Imp Assaulted in Korean Restaurant

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On December 12, 2016, LGD Gaming's marksman Gu "imp" Seung-bin was reported to have been assaulted in a Korean restaurant, after a confrontation with two men. In a TwitLonger post, LGD released some key details, including that imp's glasses were broken....
Dardoch is the new 'shiny thing' for League of Legends teams, but does he actually solve their problems?

Esports Roster Issues: Shiny Solutions to Dull Problems

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The offseason is a fantastic time to analyze the strategic approaches of esports team owners. And, for the purposes of this piece, let's look at teams, not organizations. This means we are emphasizing the building of a specific competitive team, rather...
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ROX Tigers Roster Splits after Contract Negotiations Fail

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Perhaps the only glue that could have kept the ROX Tigers intact was a World Championship. The Korean regional champions have likely seen their Cinderella story come to an anti-climatic and surprising close, just after taking the KeSPA Cup in...