Making a Super Team Work

Team SoloMid, Elements, the Golden State Warriors - one of these is not like the other ones; but we aren't looking for their differences. Instead, let's dive into just one shared characteristic: a top tier team adding one more superstar in an attempt to reach new horizons.

Leffen, the God Slayer Still Throneless

Confident, driven, precise, skilled, marketable, polarizing; William “Leffen” Hjelte has all the hallmarks of a superstar player any organization would kill to have on their roster. His sometimes brutal honesty during interviews has gained him a lot of enemies...

TSM Biofrost: TSM Replaces YellOwStaR with NA Rookie Support

TSM announced on May 18th, 2016 that they had signed Vincent ‘Biofrost’ Wang as the new TSM support. Biofrost earned his way onto the team by participating in the team's three week bootcamp, which took place in Korea. TSM's statement had...

Back to Back Champions: CLG Defeats Rivals TSM 3-2

Riot sure wrote a beautiful script for this one. After a disappointing spring split for the newly formed TSM super team, the team found themselves in the grand finals of the NA LCS playoffs, head-to-head with longtime rivals CLG. This time around...

Clash of the Titans: CLG vs TSM Final Preview

Death, Taxes, CLG and TSM powering the North American LCS - some things never change. It is definitely not the same match up that once saw HotshotGG facing off against Reginald on the rift, but these individuals' ability to control...

Western Teams Leave IEM Katowice with Mixed Results

SK T1 is leaving Katowice with another trophy. The Korean team managed to sweep Fnatic in the tournament finals 3-0, with the final game ending in a rare surrender vote. The final series wasn't close, but Fnatic, like TSM, deserve credit...

IEM Katowice 2016 Brings Us Cross-Region Play

There will be no LCS action this week. Instead, we will have our first glimpse at international League of Legends since IEM Cologne took place at the end of last year. IEM Katowice 2016 features 2 groups of 4 teams; each...

Svenskeren’s Job in Danger as Time Runs out for TSM

TSM owner Andy "Reginald" Dinh has always made it clear that his goal is to assemble a team capable of winning a world championship. He stressed that at the end of the year TSM's spring split results won't matter....

NA LCS vs. EU LCS: The Best Cross-Region Match-Ups Possible

The biggest rivalry in all of League of Legends isn't between two teams, it's between two regions; North America versus Europe. During regular season play you can expect jabs thrown at the opposing region by casters, players, and fans....

TSM Coach Fired; Teams Make Changes after Halfway Point

The 2016 spring split is already half over after this past weekend of LCS action. Team owners now have a reasonable sample size of what to expect from their lineups. They have a good idea how their team stacks...

Team Culture – Creating Sustainable Success

In every sport, the ultimate goal is always to win a championship. For most teams, this will never happen, but that doesn't mean that those teams are not successful but championship teams are not always the most successful ones...

NA LCS W5D2: IMT vs. C9 Highlight Day of Exciting Games

If you didn't get hyped looking at today's match ups then you must not have been paying much attention to the NA LCS this season. This was a stacked schedule, packed with perfect match ups that could go either...