This Week In Esports [November 16th - November 22nd]

Posted on at 6:45 AM by woops
With the 2015 All-Star event on the horizon and IEM San Jose wrapping up this weekend, we're back with another edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for more on details on ALL-STAR 2015 various team/player news, and more!

IEM San Jose Results

ESL's Intel Extreme Masters San Jose concluded this weekend!

After two days of action, Europe's Origen took first place in the tournament and walked away with $25,000 in prize money  after defeating NA's CLG 3-0 in their BO5 series!
Here's a look at the final bracket:

  • 1st - Origen (EU)
  • 2nd - CLG (NA)
  • 3rd & 4th - TSM (NA) & Jin Air Green Wings (KR)
  • 5th & 6th - LGD (CN)  & Unicorns of Love (EU)

Missed the action? VODs from the tournament can be found here, as well as a VOD of the Brian Krzanich vs Mark Cuban showmatch!

All-Star 2015 Vote Results

The votes have been tallied and the regional representatives for the upcoming ALL-STAR 2015 event have been decided!
As voted by players, the following players from NA LCS, EU LCS, LCK, LMS, & LPL will be teaming up on either TEAM FIRE or TEAM ICE during the event!

From the LoL esports announcement article:

  • Top: Dyrus
  • Jungle: Hai
  • Mid: Bjergsen
  • ADC: Doublelift*
  • Support: Aphromoo
*Voted in as member of CLG, despite being on TSM now

  • Top: MaRin
  • Jungle: Score*
  • Mid: Faker
  • ADC: PraY
  • Support: Madlife
*Replaces Bengi due to the rule of a maximum of two players from each team attending

  • Top: Ziv
  • Jungle: Karsa
  • Mid: Toyz
  • ADC: Bebe
  • Support: Olleh
  • Top: Huni
  • Jungle: Amazing
  • Mid: xPeke
  • ADC: Rekkles
  • Support: KaSing*
*Replaces Yellowstar due to the rule of a maximum of two players from each team attending

  • Top: Koro1
  • Jungle: Clearlove
  • Mid: Rookie
  • ADC: Uzi
  • Support: PYL


ALL-STAR 2015 runs December 10-13th from Los Angeles, CA!

More information on the upcoming event can be found here:

Team, Player, Event & Organization News


  • Michael 'Bunny Fufuu' Kurylo  as splitting support role with Hai.
  • Lee 'Rush' Yoonjae as starting jungler.
  • Lennart 'smittyj' Warkus - Top
  • Thomas 'Kirei' Yuen - Jungle
  • Danny 'Shiphtur' Le - Mid
  • Apollo Price - AD Carry
  • Alan 'KiWiKiD' Nguyen - Support


  • Kiss 'Vizicsacsi' Tamas 
  • Berk 'Gilius' Demir 
  • Myhre 'Fox' Hampus 
  • Pierre 'steeelback' Medjaldi 
  • Zdravets 'Hylissang' Galabov


  • Riot has released a set of proposed changes to play-team contracts for the 2016 LCS season, including a cap on contract lengths, requiring reserve players to have a contact and minimum compensation, and more!

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