The first matches of the national LCS Semi-finals have taken place and it’s already looking like an exciting year for the League of Legends eSport.
North america started their Semi-finals with Cloud 9(C9) taking on Team Solo Mid(TSM) in an incredible best of 5 series. TSM were winning the match 2-1 but in game 4, C9 took a win to force game 5 and eventually fight it out to earn their spot in the North American LCS Finals. They will now face off against whoever wins day 2. This could be the number one seed, Team Liquid. Or the rising storm that is 100 Thieves. No matter who they face, it’ll be an exciting, high skilled match up that every LoL fan is waiting all season for.
Here are the highlights:
EU on the other hand has had an incredible season with many teams fighting it out for the victory. Fnatic winning their game 3-1 against Misfits Gaming. After Misfits equalizing in game 2, it looked hopeful for them. However, Fnatic hit maximum synergy to take down the series and get through to the finals.
On the other side of the bracket, FC Schalke 04(s04) took on Team Vitality to win the series 3-1. S04 were 2-0 up going into game 3 but then Team Vitality got one back, giving them some hope. However, S04 pulled through to win the series and will be facing off against Fnatic in the finals.
Here are the highlights for both matches: