This Week in eSports [APRIL 27TH - MAY 3RD]

Posted on at 6:42 AM by woops
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.

[Korea] LCK:

  • 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.

Mid-Season Invitational

The 2015 Mid-Season Invitational is upon us! The event will be held from May 7th-10th in Tallahassee, Florida. All the participating teams have been qualified for MSI by placing first in their respective regions/placing first in the IWCI.

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 Finals

Over the weekend, Riot hosted the semifinals and finals for the 2015 North American Collegiate Championship

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, FeralPonyNick 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.


  • PTL is returning May 6th for a special MSI edition.

  • These skins will tentatively be on sale around May 14th, following the MSI.

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