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IEM San Jose Power Rankings

The first international tournament of the League of Legends offseason is around the corner, with six teams gathering in California for Intel Extreme Masters San Jose. Fans voted in Team SoloMid and Counter Logic Gaming from North America, Origen and the Unicorns of Love from Europe, and LGD Gaming from China, and they’re joined by the Jin Air Green Wings from Korea.

As we wait for the games to start on Saturday, November 21, here are the team power rankings, as determined by votes from Tim “Magic” Sevenhuysen, Chase “RedShirtKing” Wassenar, and Walter “Ceades” Fedczuk.

For a more in-depth review of our power rankings, check out the companion episode of the Esports Gambling Hour podcast.

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True Sight 011 – “What is LGD like when they’re off the Rift?” with Jenny “Reira” Lee

I ask Jenny “Reira” Lee, LGD Gaming’s Global Media Manager, “What is LGD like when they’re off the Rift?”

Timestamps

  • 1:31 Memorable moments from the World Championships
  • 2:29 The living situation for all of the teams in Paris
  • 4:07 Cross-team relationships both in China and at Worlds
  • 6:56 Korean players from different regions getting “really friendly” at Worlds
  • 9:32 Personalities of LGD team members
  • 9:50 imp uses Chanel moisturizer and wears $1,000 shirts!?
  • 10:58 How TBQ handles community criticism
  • 13:07 Pyl’s personality (team captain)
  • 14:36 Flame’s personality (“princess Flame”)
  • 16:02 Acorn’s personality (the older brother)
  • 18:33 GODV’s personality (the joker)
  • 20:58 Challenges in the relationships between the Chinese and Korean players, team communication during games
  • 23:26 Preparation for IEM San Jose, and the team’s goals and expectations
  • 26:24 Pressure on LGD to win the tournament

Music by Bradley Rains

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