With the MSI coming up soon, we're back with another edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains spoilers!]
Continue reading for the results of the LCK Spring Playoffs Finals results, info on the Mid-Season Invitational and participating teams, and more!
Current Standings:While most of the regional Leagues have wound down for the time being, the information below is up to date as of Sunday, May 3rd and as always, VODs can be found here.
- The LCK Spring Playoffs came to an end this past weekend with SKT T1 defeating GE Tigers with a record of 3 - 0.
- For placing first in the LCK, SKT T1 will be heading to MSI 2015 next week to represent their region.
Our locked in line up is :
- Ahq e-Sports Club from LMS
- Team SoloMid from NA LCS
- Fnatic from EU LCS
- EDward Gaming from the LPL
- SKTelecom T1 from the LCK
- Beşiktaş, who won the International Wildcard Invitational
If you need to brush up on the event and the formatting, be sure to check out the recently released MSI primer. The on-air broadcast team for the event has also been announced, including familiar faces from each of the regional leagues.
More information on the event can be found here:
Remember that Riot will also be offering limited-time deals to celebrate MSI 2015! This includes Summoner Icons, Skin/Champion Bundles, 2 for 1 Rune Pages (IP & RP), Boost sales, and Summoner name change sales!
NACC FinalsOver the weekend, Riot hosted the semifinals and finals for the 2015 North American Collegiate Championship
- UBC claimed victory over RMU, going 3-0 in the final round of the tournament and taking home the NACC Championship Trophy!
An interactive map of the over 1600 college teams that participated in the NACC this year can be found here.
You can follow all the Collegiate LoL news over on the official twitter account, as well as check out pictures from this weekend's event (including Scarizard, FeralPony, Nick Allen in the dunk tank!]
Team, Player, & Organization News
- Krepo has announced his retirement as a professional player, effective immediately. More information can be found via his facebook post.
- Over on reddit, Sjokz, Jatt, Quickshot, Rivington, Phreak, Kobe, and Deficio all gather up for a LCS and Primetime League shoutcasting team AMA!
- PTL is returning May 6th for a special MSI edition.
- New skins to celebrate Samsung White as our 2015 World Champions have been announced!
- These skins will tentatively be on sale around May 14th, following the MSI.
- Check out our PBE coverage for a better look of the new Rengar, Singed, Talon, Thresh, and Twitch skins