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A sweep and a three-gamer: LCK Week 3, Day 5 recap

BRION fell 2-0 to kt Rolster and Dplus KIA won 2-1 against Kwangdong Freecs on the 15th day of the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. kt Rolster vs. BRION Game 1: KT wins In a Game 1 that lasted 37:53, kt Rolster beat BRION 11-5. BRO were unable to find a single major objective, while KT toplaner Kim "Kiin" Gi-in went 3/2/4 on Jayce and dealt 31.4k damage, almost<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Five Kings Emerge: LEC Winter Split Week 3, Day 1 Recap

The LEC is the European League of Legends professional circuit, with a total of 10 teams competing across three split: Winter, Spring, and Summer. The top 8 teams at the end of each split will advance to the Group Stage. With the first day of competition complete, the current top five of the LEC, G2 Esports, MAD Lions, Team Vitality, BDS, and Team Heretics have secured Group Stage. Team Heretics' jungler Marcin "Jankos" Jankowski takes a turn on the desk.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen
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Remote day: LCS Week 2, Day 2 recap

FlyQuest, Evil Geniuses, 100 Thieves, Team Liquid and Immortals won on Day 2 of Week 2 of the 2023 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split on Feb. 3 at Riot Games Arena in Santa Monica, Calif., United States. Due to an unforeseen audio issue, all games were played remotely from their team facilities. FlyQuest vs. Cloud9 In a battle of two undefeated teams, FlyQuest came out on top against Cloud9 in a 13-2 game that lasted 29:58. C9 only<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

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Double triple: LCK Week 3, Day 4 recap

Hanwha Life Esports beat DRX and T1 won against Nongshim RedForce by 2-1 scores in the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split on Feb. 3 at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. Hanwha Life Esports vs. DRX Game 1: DRX wins DRX won Game 1 against Hanwha Life Esports by a 20-13 score in 37:50. DRX botlaner Seo "deokdam" Dae-gil went 8/2/6 on Varus while supported by midlaner Yoo "FATE" Su-hyeok's 5/3/7 Azir and jungler Kim "Croco" Dong-beom's 6/3/9<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

From bottom to top: LCK Week 3, Day 3 recap

Kwangdong Freecs beat kt Rolster 2-0 and Gen.G won 2-1 against Liiv SANDBOX in the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split on Feb. 3 at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. KDF's win was their first series win of the year, while GEN moved to the top spot in the league with their win. kt Rolster vs. Kwangdong Freecs Game 1: KDF wins Kwangdong Freecs won Game 1 against kt Rolster by a 13-4 score in 34:39.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Bot lane dominance: LCS Week 2, Day 1 recap

Cloud9, FlyQuest, 100 Thieves, Team Liquid, and Evil Geniuses won their 2023 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split matches on Feb. 2 at the Riot Games Arena in Santa Monica, Calif., United States. Counter Logic Gaming vs. Cloud9 Cloud9 kicked off the day with a 17-5 win over Counter Logic Gaming in 26:26. While C9 toplaner Ibrahim "Fudge" Allami continued his run of dominance on his 4/0/9 Fiora, jungler Robert "Blaber" Huang's Vi was 4/2/7 and a major obstacle<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Slaying giants: LCK Week 3, Day 1 and 2 recap

Liiv SANDBOX beat Nongshim RedForce 2-0 and Gen.G won 2-0 against Dplus KIA on Feb. 1, while BRION beat DRX 2-1 and Hanwha Life Esports won 2-1 against T1 on Feb. 2 on Day 1 and 2 of Week 2 of the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. Nongshim RedForce vs. Liiv SANDBOX Game 1: LSB wins Liiv SANDBOX beat Nongshim RedForce 6-2 in 31:43 in the lowest kill game<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

First King of Winter: LEC Winter Split Week 2, Day 3 Recap

The LEC is the European League of Legends professional circuit, with a total of 10 teams competing across three split: Winter, Spring, and Summer. The top 8 teams at the end of each split will advance to the Group Stage.   Team Vitality have emerged as the first qualifier for Top 8 this Winter Split with their victory over G2 Esports. SK Gaming and BDS have successfully accomplished a 3-0 weekend, a first in a very long time for either<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

The Recall: What we learned from LCK Week 2

T1 and Dplus KIA are still the teams to beat, and support is stronger than ever — here's everything we learned from the second week of the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split. While T1 came out on top in their head-to-head battle, DK's players are still the statistical kings of spring so far. DK botlaner Kim "Deft" Hyuk-kyu leads all players in kills with 61 and has an absurd kill share of 49.6% -- which is<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

The Recall: What we learned from LCS Week 1

Undefeated teams, underperforming players and unexpected outcomes  — here's what happened in the first week of the LCS. Cloud9 is still in championship form. C9 toplaner Ibrahim "Fudge" Allami earned the first Mastercard Player of the Week award of 2023 for two dominant K'Sante games against 100 Thieves and Golden Guardians, and support Jesper "Zven" Svenningsen tallied the most assists in Week 1 with 32. C9 leads the league in kills (49), kill/death ratio (3.77) and combined kills per minute (1.07).<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Upsets All Around: LEC Winter Split Week 2, Day 1 and Day 2 Recap

The LEC is the European League of Legends professional circuit, with a total of 10 teams competing across three split: Winter, Spring, and Summer. The top 8 teams at the end of each split will advance to the Group Stage. Four teams will advance to playoffs. Winner earns a spot to MSI 2023 and LEC Finals 2023. This is LEC Winter Week 2.    Day One Match Results Team Vitality vs Astralis [1-0] Vitality won their fourth game this split<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

Two down, seven to go: LCK Week 2, Day 5 recap

Gen.G won 2-1 against Hanwha Life Esports and DRX found a 2-0 series victory against Kwangdong Freecs, their first of the year, during the 2023 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split on Jan. 29 at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. Hanwha Life Esports vs. Gen.G Game 1: GEN wins Gen.G won 20-10 against Hanwha Life Esports in 36:41 in Game 1. Even though HLE botlaner Park "Viper" Do-hyeon led the game in damage with 37.9k on his<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Doublelift finds his groove: LCS Week 1, Day 2 recap

The first week of the 2023 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split came to a close on Jan. 28 with Counter Logic Gaming, Cloud9, TSM, 100 Thieves and FlyQuest finding victories at the Riot Games Arena in Santa Monica, Calif., United States. Counter Logic Gaming vs. Evil Geniuses In an unexpected come-from-behind underdog win, Counter Logic Gaming beat Evil Geniuses in 44:11 while trailing 12-11 in kills. EG's jungler Kacper "Inspired" Słoma and botlaner Ian Victor "FBI" Huang<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

World champion hangover: LCK Week 2, Day 3 recap

Nongshim RedForce beat DRX 2-1 and kt Rolster won 2-0 against Hanwha Life Esports in the 2023 League Champions Korea (LCK) 2023 Spring Split on Jan. 27 at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. DRX vs. Nongshim RedForce Game 1: DRX wins DRX beat Nongshim RedForce in a messy, back-and-forth affair that lasted 35:42. While NS midlaner An "FIESTA" Hyeon-seo was massive on his 8/1/4 Akali, DRX botlaner Seo "deokdam" Dae-gil went 4/2/4 on Zeri and shut down his opponents<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Kicking off the year: LCS Week 1, Day 1 recap

With a slate of close games, demolitions and upsets, the first day of the 2023 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring Split saw Cloud9, Evil Geniuses, FlyQuest, Counter Logic Gaming and TSM find victories on Jan. 26 at Riot Games Arena in Santa Monica, Calif., United States. 100 Thieves vs. Cloud9 Cloud9 won the first LCS game of 2023 in dominant fashion, leading 100 Thieves 25-8 in kills in a 32:32 game. 100 jungler Can "Closer" Çelik found a Baron<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

Beware the marksman support: LCK Week 2, Day 2 recap

Gen.G found a 2-0 series victory against the previously undefeated BRION, and T1 beat Kwangdong Freecs 2-0 on Jan. 26, the first day of the second week of the 2023 League Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split at LOL Park in Seoul, South Korea. Gen.G vs. BRION Game 1: GEN wins Gen.G won the first game of the night in 30:59 by a 13-5 score against BRION. The previously 2-0 BRO couldn't find a single tower, dragon, Rift Herald or Baron.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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James Domizio

LCS Spring 2023: 5 new faces to look out for

LCS Spring 2023 is just a day away - premiering on Thursday, 26 January at 5:00 PM EST. Tons of new faces have come into the LCS, and there are some excellent players to look out for. Pyosik - Jungler, Team Liquid Fresh off of winning Worlds 2022 with DRX, Hong "Pyosik" Chang-hyeon has come to North America. The DRX jungler made waves as him and his squad triumphed Worlds 2022 as the underdogs. Pyosik has only played for DRX<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Andrew Donovan

Aphromoo announces retirement from competitive play after legendary, decade-long career

Legendary LCS player Zaqueri "Aphromoo" Black announces retirement from competitive play after a long, and storied career. Aphromoo Announces Retirement One of the most iconic North American professional League of Legends players of all time, Zaqueri "Aphromoo" Black, has announced his retirement from competitive play. Aphromoo's retirement was announced in a YouTube video posted on his YouTube page titled "I'm retiring from League of Legends." Additionally, an announcement was posted on his Twitter linking fans to the YouTube video. Importantly,<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Andrew Donovan

Blizzard shuts down gaming services in China

Millions of gamers in China have to say goodbye to their beloved games as Blizzard decided to shut down services for some of their most popular games, including big titles such as World of Warcraft and Overwatch 2. The Situation: Under Chinese law, foreign developers are required to partner with domestic companies to have a game launch in the Chinese market, and even then, they are launched with much scrutiny and censorship. Blizzard decided to partner with NetEase Interactive Entertainment<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Kaustavmani Choudhury
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