T1 won their first LCK Spring Split 2021 match versus Hanwha Life Esports by fielding in a lineup without Faker in a hard-fought 2-1 series.

The first MVP vote was gotten by Ellim in the first game for his spotless Olaf gameplay, securing most neutral objectives along with finishing the game with an one hundred percent kill participation. The second MVP vote went to Chovy, who assisted equalize the series for HLE, while the 3rd one went to Clozer for his remarkable Irelia mechanics, helping T1 liquidate the series.

The series started with a big statement from T1, beating HLE on all lanes by selecting up kills left and right with calculated plays. The gold difference progressively grew in favor of T1, reaching a 14 thousand gold difference towards completion of the video game. HLE had no responses for T1’s aggressive plays, losing the very first game after thirty minutes in a very dominant style.

Following the disastrous loss in the very first game, HLE altered their top priority on Olaf in the draft phase. They selected it up in the preliminary for their jungler, which worked out wonders in-game. Rookie jungler Park “Arthur” Mi-reu was a decisive consider HLE’s win in the 2nd game, assisting the team secure all neutral objectives while being a terrific frontline on Olaf.

T1 kept trying to stop HLE in their tracks of adjusting the series, however the Rell choice captured them off guard and won HLE a number of teamfights to help them close out the second game.

Following the loss in the 2nd game, everybody questioned whether Faker would come to save the day, however that was not required. T1 changed their draft concern and prohibited out Olaf, requiring Arthur on Graves again for which they were prepared. The highlight of T1’s preparing stage was a Irelia blind-pick, Clozer’s signature choice.

The third game was similar to the first one with T1 remaining in the chauffeur seat throughout the entire video game. Even though they were dropping kills this time, HLE couldn’t profit from the little benefits to convert into neutral goals. A huge play by Clozer for the 3rd drake helped T1 grow a huge lead, which assisted them close out the series.

T1’s lineup today looked great with gamers having synergy throughout the board, which assisted them protect their very first win of the 2021 LCK Spring Split. Fans will have the opportunity to see T1 on the rift once again on Friday at 6am CT when they face the 2020 World Champions DWG KIA.