MSI is in full swing but while Europe’s hopes rest on G2, the rest of the continent’s top teams are looking ahead to the return of the LEC – and now we can reveal exactly when the action begins.
We’re excited to announce that the LEC Summer Split kicks off on June 7th 2019. After a dominating rise to the top in Spring, G2 Esports look unbeatable in their hold over the title of LEC Champions. But after a series of roster swaps and strong performances from academy teams at EU Masters, the rest of the LEC teams are hot on their heels.
Will it be Origen? The playoff finalists made an immediate impact on their return to top flight European League of Legends and will be looking to build on their success so far. And what about Fnatic? After a shaky start, last year’s Worlds grand finalists found their form and will be aiming to maintain that late split momentum into summer.
Don’t discount the rest of the bracket either. Misfits and Vitality will be aiming to work their way back to Worlds; Schalke 04 made finals during last year’s Summer split and could do so again, and Splyce, now bolstered by their strong academy team, only narrowly missed out on a spot at the Rotterdam roadshow and will be looking to do one better this time.
Excel, SK and Rogue meanwhile are all relative newcomers to the LEC, but are investing long-term to make an impact, with the rosters and potential to shake things up. It's anybody's game, in other words, and with a spot at Worlds on the line at the LEC Summer Finals, the pressure is on. Who do YOU think will rise to the top and claim the title of LEC Champions?
Whoever you’re backing, nothing beats the live experience. Want to watch the show live? Join in at the LEC Studio in Berlin: tickets are on sale right now!