The representatives from the LCK are always judged to be the champions at each Worlds, which is reflected in their destruction in the Group Stage.
Since the day that Korea entered the e-sports industry, they have become a force to be reckoned with at every game or tournament they attend. League of Legends is no exception, thanks to a deep understanding of the game and disciplined play, prioritizing control and coordination with teammates, which helped the country of Kim Chi dominate Worlds from 2013 to 2017. .
At each Worlds, although viewers are somewhat used to the fact that the teams from the LCK easily make it through the Group Stage, the truth is that no Korean team has been eliminated in this tournament. in the past 4 years. Going back further in the history of the Korean LoL village, there are only two teams, Samsung Ozone – the predecessor of SSW and with a score of 5-3 at Worlds 2013 and Gen.G in 2017.
The Group Stage of Worlds 2022 has officially ended and of course all four representatives from the LCK easily passed the Group Stage. The first is the 1st seed Gen.G, despite losing to RNG in the first match, but the reigning LPL Summer 2022 Champion quickly accelerated and destroyed RNG in the first leg and the subsequent tie-break.
Gen.G’s destructive match against the MSI 2022 Champion
After finishing second in the LCK Summer 2022, T1 was constantly criticized by the community for the coaching team as well as the decline in the performance of the ADC player Gumayusi. But entering Worlds, T1 has completely transformed with an explosive performance of the Crown Prince, leading the KDA top of the Group Stage and also topping Group A. In the next quarterfinal match, T1 will have a chance to take revenge. RNG and Gumayusi will once again have a duel with GALA.
The other two teams from the LCK, DK and DRX, are also very promising. With DK, they are showing fans at home the stability and certainty of the entire lineup. DK even competed fairly with the reigning LPL Summer 2022 Champion with a score of 1-1 before losing the tiebreak match. As for DRX, they destroyed the Play-In Round with a score of 6-0 and even beat RNG. DRX’s upcoming opponent is the reigning World Champion 2021 and this will be an extremely anticipated battle between the duo Zeka – Deft and Scout – Viper.
The play-off round of Worlds 2022 will start on October 21. All four teams from the LCK are showing their destructive form and they won’t let anything stand in their way to dominating the world of LoL again.
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