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Patch 9.3 Is Here, but Will It Revive ADC? Let’s Take a Look

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Back in patch 8.11 the role of ADC was massively changed in League of Legends. It went from being the role that was meant to carry the game to the role that was meant to do absolutely nothing. After...
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Meta Differences in League of Legends Worlds 2018

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League of Legends Worlds 2018 just happened, with Invictus Gaming taking the finals. This was the first time that a Chinese team had taken first place, but they had often been the runner ups. However, the truly astounding thing...

Unbeatable SKT: SKT Defeat SSG 3-2, Win Third Summoner’s Cup

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Powerhouse Korean team SK Telecom has just earned their third Summoner's Cup, defeating Samsung Galaxy in the grand finals of Worlds 2016 by a score of 3-2. This is nothing new for the dynasty that is SKT. No other League...

Crowdfunding Doubles LoL Worlds 2016 Prize Pool

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After tons of pressure from fans, players, and media alike to increase the League of Legends Worlds 2016 Prize Pool a few weeks back, Riot Games took a page out of Valve's book and opened a partial crowdfunding option...
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How Do We Measure Success in Esports?

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It's a big question, and there's four (and more) lenses by which we can evaluate the success of an esports team: Results, Marketability, Consistency, and Potential.
After Worlds 2016, Miss Fortune has seen a resurgence in solo queue popularity.

The Pro Player Effect: Miss Fortune’s Solo Queue Revival

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If you've managed to catch the semifinals of Worlds 2016, one sleeper pick has surprised more than the others: Miss Fortune - not only Miss Fortune, but Miss Fortune support. The ROX Tigers first showcased this cheesy champ against SKT...
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Samsung Rolls Past H2K, Setting up All-Korean Final

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One thing is for certain after the semifinals at the 2016 League of Legends World Championships: a Korean winner. While the first semifinal series was a 5 game display of amazing League of Legends, the match between Samsung and H2K...

SKT vs ROX: What the Worlds 2016 Finals Could Have Been

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The first semi-final series of Worlds 2016, SKT vs. ROX Tigers, was an incredible match-up. These are the teams you would expect to see in the grand finals, but instead, we got to see them kick off the semi-final action....

The Elimination of Albus NoX Luna

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The feel-good story of Worlds 2016 has officially come to an end with the elimination of Wildcard/CIS team Albus NoX Luna. ANX were eliminated in the knockout stage where H2K swept them 3-0. Albus NoX came to Worlds with the...
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Bengi Benched as SKT Takes 3-1 Victory over RNG

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The reigning League of Legends World Champions are one step closer to being the first team to claim back to back titles. After dropping a shocking initial match to Royal Never Give Up, SK Telecom T1 made a fairly drastic...

Crowd at Worlds 2016 under Criticism for Booing Opposition

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Samsung Galaxy took on Cloud9 for the opening match of Worlds 2016 knockout stage, and it wasn't pretty. Cloud9 entered the matchup a heavy underdog, but some analysts believed perhaps they could steal a game off of SSG by...
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Clash of the Beasts from the East – ROX vs EDG Preview

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Who would've thought that the number 1 seeds from Korea and China, the League of Legends powerhouse regions of the world, would be clashing so soon? Countless pundits predicted either ROX Tigers or Edward Gaming to be the world champion this year;...