It’s been an explosive Groups Stage here in San Francisco! As we head to Chicago with the final 8 teams, here’s a mid-tournament check-in on how fan contributions are adding to the Worlds prize pool and supporting the teams and pros battling for the Summoner’s Cup.
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If ever a team was the embodiment of their namesake, it would be the Flash Wolves. They are the closest thing we have to a wolfpack here in professional League of Legends. We caught up with the Flash Wolves and their jungler, Karsa, to talk Week 1 and the future of Group B.
H2K heralded the return of EU-phoria as they secured their place in the Quarterfinals of Worlds after defeating AHQ, EDG and INTZ to go 4-0 in the Group in week 2. The European second seed overcame their week one struggles, where they finished 1-2, to ensure their first Knockout Stage appearance at Worlds. They capped off their day with a tiebreaker win over EDG to secure the first seed in Group C.
More than any other role, it was ADCs who actively sought and relished in the opportunity to place a team on their shoulders. And if the godfather for this mentality was Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng, then it was Uzi who mastered it.