The new League of Legends season has arrived in Europe and everyone is speculating which teams will find themselves on the top of the pile come the end of the season. During week one, we saw strong statements of intent from a couple of teams while others were found severely lacking. Join us as we start our weekly rankings of the best, and worst, the LEC has to offer. . . . .
The franchise model has brought with it a fresh new line up of organisations vying to take the crown away from the old guard. Today we’ll be looking at five remaining teams in the LEC including some new faces. If you missed part one, click here.
The final surviving team from the LCS era to cover is Splyce. Splyce lost many of their players in the offseason, most notably support Raymond “kaSing” Tsang who joined exceL and mid lane Yasin “Nisqy” Dinçer who has moved to America to join Cloud 9. ROCCAT support Tore “Norskeren” Hoel Eilertsen and Czech rookie Marek “Humanoid” Brázda joined to replace them. There has also been a change in the top lane, former Splyce player Andrei “Odoamne” Pascu has been swapped for Tamás “Vizicsacsi” Kiss from Schalke. . . . .
The player break has seen an unprecedented number of roster changes as teams look to prepare for the 2019 season. This series of articles will fill you in on all the player transfers you missed during the offseason. We start with the top five teams from EU LCS Summer 2018 as they get ready for the first season of the new look League of Legends European Championship. . . . .