LCK Spring 2023 Playoffs results: T1 and KT gave the audience an exciting match until the last minute.
With a destructive form when unbeaten in 17 consecutive matches, T1 is the No. 1 candidate for the 2023 LCK Spring Championship. Many fans believe that Faker and his teammates will easily get the second ticket. came to MSI 2023 after they selected KT Rolster as their opponent in the semi-finals. However, the LCK’s telecommunications battle took place unexpectedly attractively.
T1 faced a lot of difficulties against KT Rolster in the LCK Spring 2023 semifinals
T1 succeeded in attempting to invade the enemy jungle right from level 1, giving Oner a superior amount of experience compared to Cuzz. thereby creating great pressure in the bot lane. This helps T1 ensure the winning condition revolves around the AD carry and Dragon Soul.
KT minimized the mistakes they made and tried to create key teamfights to turn the situation around, but T1 with great macro ability didn’t give KT any space to exploit. After acquiring Dragon Soul and Baron buff, T1 easily won and took the lead in the semifinals.
The 2 gunner lineup was deployed very smoothly by T1 and the result was the extremely green Gumayusi’s Zeri with 5 kills. Along with that is a Kassadin with a terrible power threshold in the late game. However, things did not go smoothly for T1 when KT owned the extremely powerful Jax card in Kiin’s hand, helping them get the Soul of the Water Dragon.
T1 excellently robbed Baron 2 times in a row thanks to Faker’s brilliance, but in the decisive fight at the Elder Dragon’s cave, T1’s 2 team members, Zeus and Oner, were unable to capture the owners. enemy’s power and quickly collapsed under KT’s damage. Not missing the opportunity, Kiin and his teammates immediately ignored the Dragon and ended the game.
This game, KT’s bottom lane was able to draw with T1, but their top half was completely destroyed by the duo K’Sante and Lee Sin of T1. The snowball match was deployed by T1 very smoothly. and they didn’t let KT steal Baron or drag him late.After 30 minutes, the hinge game went to T1.
Bdd’s mark was clearly shown when he was constantly in hot spots to get kills, and the biggest beneficiary was Zeri in Aiming’s hand. T1’s efforts to pull together helped them almost take Aiming’s life to keep hope, but the superiority in equipment allowed this guy to survive and bring back Baron to KT. This is also the end for T1 in game 4.
KT deployed the game perfectly in the early minutes when Kiin got the first victory after a solo kill. This team quickly expanded its advantage to the entire map with kills, causing T1 to lose its way when it was unable to withstand the opponent’s attacks.
However, T1 corrected the mistake with teamfight situations. With the ability of Keria, Oner, and especially Faker to initiate teamfights, T1 was betting on battles around the Baron cave area, and they succeeded in getting the Baron buff to relieve the pressure and turn upside down. circumstance. They took 3 enemy minions and were very close to victory. In a situation with nothing to lose, KT decided to force a fight in Dragon’s cave and they succeeded with 4 kills with Elder Dragon Soul, thereby taking away 2 of T1’s minion lanes.
The second Elder Dragon became the target for both teams to finish the game. Lehends helped KT catch Faker, but Keria also responded with a nice knock, causing KT to lose their jungler and unable to contest Smite. T1 quickly forced a fight with Zeus and Faker’s Teleport, and T1’s bot lane did an excellent job, causing KT’s roster to fall apart.
Kiin’s last split push only brought KT one main house guard. With the victory in the decisive battle phase, T1 ended the extremely attractive telecom battle with a 3-2 victory.
Faker won the MVP title in an extremely emotional match between T1 vs KT
Faker’s Gragas card continues to hold a 100% win rate in the professional arena. Even Gragas in the hands of the Demon King was also voted the best player (POG) thanks to his excellent teamfights, making a great contribution to helping T1 reverse the game and win the right to reach the finals.
With the victory over KT Rolster, T1 won the right to reach the finals of the LCK Spring 2023 Spring Split. Faker and his teammates were only one match away from the ticket to MSI 2023 with a Bo5 victory. Meanwhile, KT Rolster still has a chance in the losing bracket. They will face the winner of the GEN vs HLE match to continue their hopes of revenge against T1.