This Week in Esports [June 6th - June 12th]

Posted on at 5:25 PM by woops
The 2016 LCS Summer Season rages on, we're back with a new edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for details on current LCS Spring Split standings, regional standings, various team & player news, roster updates, and more!

Current Standings:

The 2016 LCS Summer Season is currently underway, and week two has just wrapped up! Friendly reminder that both EU & NA are running on different schedules than previous splits.

The brackets and standings below are up to date as of Sunday, June 12th and, as always, VODs can be found here.

[NA] LCS:

  • Top Four (W/L)
  • TSM (4 - 0)
  • Team Envy (4 - 0) 
  • Cloud9 (3 - 1) 
  • Immortals (3 - 1) 

[EU] LCS:

  • Top Three (W/T/L) - Points
  • G2 Esports (3 - 1 - 0) - 10 Pts 
  • H2K (2 - 2 - 0 ) - 8 Pts
  • Fnatic (2 - 1 - 0 ) - 7 Pts

[Korea] LCK:

  • Top Four (W/L)
  • SK Telecom T1 (5 - 0)
  • Samsung (4 - 1)
  • Jin Air Green Wings (3 - 1)
  • KT Rolster (2 - 1)
Schedule/Teams/Standings - Gamepedia


[China] LPL:

  • Top Four (W/L) - Groups A & B
  • Edward Gaming (5 - 0)
  • Royal Never Give Up (5 - 0) 
  • Team WE (4 - 1)
  • Snake Esports (3 - 2)
Schedule/Teams/Standings - Gamepedia


[TW/HK/MO] LMS: 

  • Top Three (W/T/L) - Points
  • Hong Kong Esports (2 - 0 - 0 ) - 6 Pts 
  •  J Team (1 - 1 - 0) - 4 Pts 
  • ahq e-Sports Club (1 - 0 - 0 ) - 3 Pts
Schedule/Teams/Standings - Gamepedia

Team, Player, Event & Organization News

EU:


NA:

  • [NA CS] Eve, Jungler for NACS  team Apex Gaming, has been suspended for 10 months of competitive play due to using an illegal scripting program on the KR server. The full competitive ruling can be found here. 

Riot:

  • Riot has put out a post sharing the viewership statistics for the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational.
    • "Fans from all over the world tuned in for 119 million hours of live broadcast content (not counting rebroadcast viewership) - with over 202 million unique daily impressions.
      As with our Worlds 2015 numbers, this is calculated by taking the unique viewers every day and adding those numbers.

      At its peak, MSI had over 6 million viewers tuned in concurrently to take in the live action with an average of 2.3 million viewers tuned in simultaneously across the 8 days."

  • [REMINDERThe NA LCS Summer Finals will be coming to Toronto on August 27th & 28th
  • [REMINDERRiot has announced the location for the 2016 World Championship -  2016 World Championship will be held across North America September 29th - October 29th
  • Group Stage: September 29-October 2 + October 6-9 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
  • Quarterfinals: October 13-16 at The Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL
  • Semifinals: October 21-22 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
  • Finals: October 29 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA

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