Category: eSports

LoL World Championships: Finals Re-cap

The final match of the League of Legends World Championship was played in The Staples Center , this past Saturday, October 29th. It featured SKT1 vs SSG, two of Korea’s very best this tournament. SKT1 was on the lookout for their third overall and second consecutive championship, while SSG looked to complete their Cinderella story and hoist…

PlayStation Introduces Tournaments

PlayStation is partnering with ESL to introduce “Tournaments”. This will be a new feature that will allow PS4 players to participate in Tournaments right from home. Marcel Menge, Managing Director ESL Technology, commented “Our goal is to create an environment for competitive gaming that allows players to focus on playing the games. With Sony we…

 

Fnatic’s Yellowstar Retires

In a statement today by Fnatic, they’ve announced the retirement of Yellowstar. Fnatic’s longtime team captain and shot-caller. His career is a storied one, with multiple instances of success in both the NA and EU LCS as well as internationally. He went to multiple world championships, won multiple EULCS splits and was part of the…

LoL World Championship: H2K vs ANX

The final quarterfinal match was played yesterday, with EU’s H2K taking on Russia’s ANX. The unheard of Russian team had made waves this worlds, beating the ROX Tigers during groups and qualifying for the quarterfinals as second place in their group ahead of EU’s #1 seed G2 and NA’s #2 seed CLG. Read on to…

LoL World Championship: ROX vs EDG

On Saturday two of the tournament favorites at the start of worlds faced off. Korea’s #1 seed, the ROX Tigers, faced off against against China’s #1 seed EDG. Unfortunately, EDG was probably not going to be making out of quarterfinals after their top laner had to return to China after suffering the loss of a…

 

LoL World Championship: SKT1 vs RNG

Day two of the worlds quarterfinals got underway yesterday, with Korea’s #2 seed, SKT1, taking on China’s #2 RNG. SKT1 had dominated their group stage while RNG had limped out at 3-3. RNG had looked really good in some of their games and if they had fixed some of their macro play they definitely could take a…

LoL World Championship: SSG vs C9

The quarterfinals of the League of Legends World Championship began yesterday. NA’s last hope, C9, took on a surging Samsung Galaxy (SSG) team in the first five game series this worlds. C9 was the underdog coming into the match, but they have grown during the tournament and an upset wasn’t completely out of the picture. Spoilers…