CLG, TSM dominate in LCS Summer season Split
Counter Reasoning Video Gaming and Group SoloMid published wins Friday night to climb up above.500 in the Summertime Split of the North American-based League of Legends Champion Series (LCS).
CLG (2-1) got previous Golden Guardians (1-2), and TSM (2-1) defeated last-place Immortals (0-3). Both matches lasted 30 minutes.
With the triumphes as Week 2 started, CLG and TSM climbed within a half-game of Cloud9, Evil Geniuses and Team Liquid, each of whom are 2-0.
China’s Mingyi “Spica” Lu led Team SoloMid with a 6/1/16 kill-death-assist ratio.
South Korea’s Kim “Ruin” Hyeong-min finished at 5/2/5 for Counter Reasoning Gaming, and U.S.-born colleague Raymond “Wiggily” Griffin wound up at 0/0/16.
The 10 teams in the LCS Summer season Split will play a double round robin of best-of-one matches through Aug. 9. The top eight groups will advance to the double-elimination playoffs, scheduled for Aug. 13-Sept. 6.
The very first- and second-place teams will get byes into the 2nd round of the winners bracket. The third- through sixth-place groups will open in the preliminary of the winners bracket, and the seventh- and eighth-place teams will begin in the very first round of the losers bracket. All playoff matches will be best-of-five.
The two playoff finalists will earn areas in the League of Legends World Champion, scheduled to be played in China at a date to be announced. The third-place group will advance to the Worlds play-in occasion.
Week 2 of the LCS Summer Split continues Saturday with 4 matches:
League of Legends Champion Series Summer Split standings