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Exclusive: Chawy on sharing with Westdoor, AHQ and Home

Ahq made their run at Rift Rivals Red 2017 in 3 games. Mid laner Wong ‘Chawy’ Xing-Lei only played the first match against RNG. On Taliyah, he roamed bot for an early first blood and held his own in lane. Despite being up in gold till 30 minutes, RNG’s initiative and team fighting eventually took over. In spring, Chawy was ahq’s starter. However...

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Rift Rivals Red Day 4 Recap

LPL barely took down LMS yesterday to face LCK in the finals today. A battle for regional pride was on the line as all LCK coaches predicted a 3-0 while LPL’s coaches were adamant against that scoreline. SSG vs EDG EDG took a commanding lead from start to finish. While SSG managed to take 7 kills off EDG by the end, Zet finished it all off...

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Rift Rivals Red Day 3 Recap

LMS faced LPL in a battle for supremacy today, as well as the right to face LCK at the finals. Here’s how it all went down. JT vs WE WE spared no effort in quickly banning the Thresh and picking Kalista from Bebe. Both teams went even for the first 20 minutes. But WE eventually pulled ahead by taking Dragons and Barons, finally winning a...

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Exclusive: SwordArt on LMS performance and SKT T1 Wolf

Flash Wolves bounced back from their loss to SKT T1 and put up a good performance against LPL’s WE today at Rift Rivals Red 2017. We sat down with FW support SwordArt for an exclusive interview. LMS went 2-1 on Day 2 of Rift Rivals. What do you think of the region’s performance? SwordArt: I think all our teams did pretty well today. Definitely...

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Rift Rivals: Red Day 1 Recap

The first day of Rift Rivals: Red has come and gone. As the top Asian teams clashed, sparks flew and the current standings are as follows: JT vs SSG J Team started the day off with a questionable draft of Kalista-Braum bottom lane when Thresh was still readily available to be picked. This would eventually come back to bite them as they transited...

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Rift Rivals Red Exclusive: Spotlight on Samsung

Samsung Galaxy is the only LCK team to open Rift Rivals 2017 playing two games. They were against LMS’s J-Team and LPL’s EDG on Day 1. Despite J-Team’s early leads gained by Elise, Renekton and Corki, Samsung kept their cool. CoreJJ’s Tahm Kench denied many kills while Orianna and Varus were happy to wave clear, scale and zone with Rumble in team...

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SGCL: the Tertiary Story

Leading to the Singapore Campus League (SGCL) finals on 1st and 2nd July, we bid our farewell to the last 2 tertiary institutions who got knocked out of the quarterfinals. Victoria Junior College (VJC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) fought their way through 2 double elimination qualifying rounds to emerge top 8 among 190 teams...

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Recipe for Excellence: SKT T1 Exclusive

You are playing Support. Everything is going as it should. Your ADC is up in farm, your lane is pushing and minions are getting chip damage off the turret. You even make an effort to leave lane and ward the enemy’s jungle. Five minutes into the match Ivern ganks mid. Together with Jayce they burst Cassiopeia for First Blood and burn both your mid...

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The Untamed know No Fear: GAM Rising

Welcome to a world where Optimus calls upon Levi as his second-in-command and together using tech from Stark industries, they strategically Slay enemies according to Archie’s devious plans. Together they are the GIGABYTE Marines (GAM) and have heroically made a mark for Southeast Asia (SEA) at the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2017. (Source:...

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MSI 2017 Group Stage Delivers Rollercoaster Ride

The Mid Season Invitational 2017 Group Stage has finally come to an end. After a grueling 5 days worth of League of Legends, we are finally down to 4 teams. However, the journey that brought us these 4 teams was not without strife. Usually the tournament’s top 4 teams would have been decided way before the last few games of a Group Stage....

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MSI 2017: Day 1 Matches to Watch

After an arduous 2 weeks on Play-Ins, we are finally on to the Main Event at the Mid Season Invitational 2017. A total of 36 games will be played over 5 days starting May 10. If you are strapped for time, here are some of the games that should pique your interest more than others. (Chronologically) Game 2: WE vs FW Flash Wolves came into the...

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Leauge of Legends Spring Playoffs 2017: Recap

The EU LCS, NA LCS, LCK and LMS concluded the Spring split Playoffs this past weekend and we put together a summary on the ins-and-outs of each region.   Winners of the Spring split are all headed to MSI in Brazil which starts with the new ‘Play In’ stage on 29 April 2017 at 2am. Be sure to catch the games live on LoL esports!...

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