CLG, TSM dominate in LCS Summertime Split
Counter Logic Video Gaming and Group SoloMid posted wins Friday night to climb up above.500 in the Summer season Split of the North American-based League of Legends Champion Series (LCS). Both matches lasted thirty minutes. With the success as Week 2 started, CLG and TSM climbed within a half-game of Cloud9, Evil Geniuses and Group Liquid, each of whom are 2-0.
Counter Reasoning Gaming and Team SoloMid published wins Friday night to climb up above.500 in the Summer Split of the North American-based League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). CLG (2-1) surpassed Golden Guardians (1-2), and TSM (2-1) defeated last-place Immortals (0-3). Both matches lasted thirty minutes.
With the triumphes as Week 2 began, CLG and TSM climbed up 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 completed at 5/2/5 for Counter Logic Video Gaming, and U.S.-born colleague Raymond “Wiggily” Griffin wound up at 0/0/16. The 10 groups in the LCS Summertime Split will play a double round robin of best-of-one matches through Aug. 9. The leading eight teams will advance to the double-elimination playoffs, set up for Aug. 13-Sept. 6.
The first- and second-place teams will receive 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 groups will start in the very first round of the losers bracket. All playoff matches will be best-of-five. The two playoff finalists will make spots in the League of Legends World Champion, set up to be played in China at a date to be announced. The third-place team will advance to the Worlds play-in occasion.
Week 2 of the LCS Summer season Split continues Saturday with four matches:– 100 Thieves vs. Team Liquid
— FlyQuest vs. Group SoloMid– Cloud9 vs. Evil Geniuses
— Counter Logic Video Gaming vs. Dignitas League of Legends Champion Series Summer season Split standings