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The Futures of our Finalists pt 1: Counter Logic Gaming

Moving forward, Counter Logic Gaming has a positive outlook to work with following their recent international placing.  A sigh of relief surely  passed through the backroom, given that they lost a star player and exchanged their starting mid laner for their former substitute, yet still came out of their first international event as a grand-finalist. …


A United Flag in Ashes Pt. 2: Redemption

The high water mark for North America was certainly 2014 as evidenced by their highest win percentage at Worlds to date in a previous article. Since then, CLG has lost to an international wildcard team almost in mocking tribute to 2014’s Alliance, formerly CLG.EU. While the Brazilian teams as a whole have gotten better, taking …


The Return of the General: Discussing Dade"e;s Potential Return to Korea

Disclaimer: I have no idea if Dade will return to Korea, I think it's possible but it's also equally possible that he'll retire or stay in China. This article is purely speculative in nature. Dade is the most polarizing and divisive player in the history of League of Legends. Some fans (probably those who haven't …


The Implications of MSE"e;s Bans on the LMS

On November 5, 2015 it was announced that four of Midnight Sun Esports’ (MSE) players had been caught attempting to negotiate contracts with team NGL, while under contract with MSE. LOFS, Empt2, Chunx, and caNdy are the aforementioned players and will be banned from the LMS, with the first three being banned for one year …


KeSPA Cup is Coming

  KeSPA Cup is coming on the 6th of November 2015 and will run to the 14th of November 2015. What is KeSPA Cup? KeSPA cup started in 2014 in Starcraft II (daed gaem) as a way of KeSPA showcasing the best talent in Starcraft II. The top 2 players from GSL, WCS Europe, WCS …


WCS Global Finals Live Report!

The WCS grand finals will begin in a just a few short hours! Although the main event will take place at Blizzcon next weekend, the Global Finals for the World Championship Series begins in ESL's new studio at 1:00PM EST. We will be providing coverage of the best of Blizzcon here at eSports Heaven, but …


SKT Reclaims their Rightful Throne

For the first time in League of Legends history, Korea is guaranteed to win the Summoner’s Cup as two Korean teams meet in the finals. KOO Tigers beat all expectations driving KT into the dirt, but can they kill a God?   Game 1:     For the first game of the finals, Faker decides …


The Analyst Desk #3 — The Finals

The third installment of 'The Analyst Desk' is out to dissect the grand finals and the remainder of Worlds.   In this episode, we touch a little bit more on the impact of Gragas being disabled has on Worlds, how KOO can overcome the SKT empire, and the greatness that is the SKT Kkoma skin. …


What Would Korea Look Like If All The Koreans In China Returned?

After seeing how well StarHorn Royal Club, a Chinese team featuring two Korean veterans, performed at the Season 4 World Championship (beating out the two other all Chinese LPL teams and reaching the finals) LPL team owners started buying Koreans en masse. OGN, NLB or SoloQ, their level of play or experience didnt really matter. …


Hard but Brittle, the end of the Fnatic Dream

Yesterday Origen was cut at the belt and lost to former World Champions SK Telecom T1, so Europe’s final hope rested in the hearts of Fnatic, who had bested the region so dominantly all year. Before the game, KOO’s PraY stated that he would make the arena a library, as in the crowd would be …


 

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