LoL Worlds: Day 7 Recap

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TSM (1-2) vs Origen (3-0)

TSM Bans – Kalista, Tahm Kench, Lulu
TSM Picks – Elise, Jinx, Morgana, Syndra, Malphite

Origen Bans – Twisted Fate, Mordekaiser, Gangplank
Origen Picks – Kennen, Kog’maw, Gragas, Orianna, Thresh

Entering this game TSM had been slumping and Origen was at their best, however this game didn’t seem like that was true at all, with TSM jumping out to an early lead. That was it though as Origen maintained their composure and brought the game back and win during the late game.

Winner – Origen

KT Rolster (2-1) vs LGD (0-3)

KT Bans – Kalista, Lee Sin, Rek’sai
KT Picks – Mordekaiser, Gragas, Lulu, Renekton, Thresh

LGD Bans – Azir, Gangplank, Elise
LGD Picks – Darius, Tristana, Evelynn, Alistar, Anivia

With LGD needing to win every game to even have a chance at making it out of the group this game was already a do or die. KT made sure that LGD died, but at least they made it quick with a decisive victory over LGD and continuing their pursuit of first place in group D.

Winner – KT Rolster

TSM (1-3) vs KT Rolster (3-1)

TSM Bans – Gragas, LeBlanc, Lulu
TSM Picks – Elise, Morgana, Kog’maw, Veigar, Malphite

KT Bans – Mordekaiser, Gangplank, Darius
KT Picks – Jinx, Rek’sai, Janna, Azir, Olaf

With their chances of making it out of the group gone TSM entered this game looking to play spoiler. That didn’t matter to KT though as Nagne beasted on them with Azir, and even though Bjergsen tried his hardest to carry with Veigar in the end it just wasn’t enough as KT took down this close game.

Winner – KT Rolster

Origen (4-0) vs LGD (0-4)

Origen Bans – Lee Sin, Rek’sai, Lulu
Origen Picks – Kalista, Evelynn, Kennen, Orianna, Malphite

LGD Bans – Gangplank, Mordekaiser, Elise
LGD Picks – Graves, Gragas, Olaf, Janna, Diana

All it took for the real LGD to show up was for them to be out of contention and have no pressure on them. As silly as that is we actually saw the real LGD in this game with strong solo laners and roaming assassinations by GodV LGD showed what could have been and with this loss the following game between KT and Origen would determine first and second in the group.

Winner – LGD

Origen (4-1) vs KT Rolster (4-1)

Origen Bans – Azir, Lulu, Olaf
Origen Picks – Elise, Kog’maw, Thresh, Kennen, Viktor

KT Bans – Mordekaiser, Gangplank, Kalista
KT Picks – Jinx, Rek’sai, Darius, Shen, Diana

This was the most important match for group D seeding as the winner would get first and the loser would take second. It turns out though that Origen didn’t get that memo as KT just ran them over with Ssumday leading that charge on Darius. With a targeted game plan on shutting down Soaz KT executed their strategy to perfection and took down Origen with little resistance.

Winner – KT Rolster

LGD (1-4) vs TSM (1-4)

LGD Bans – Lulu, Twisted Fate, Azir
LGD Picks – Elise, Tahm Kench, Darius, Vayne, LeBlanc

TSM Bans – Gangplank, Mordekaiser, Lee Sin
TSM Picks – Jinx, Gragas, Thresh, Gnar, Lissandra

With this being Dyrus’ last competitive game TSM tried to win one for him. LGD wasn’t having any of it though as they had found their stride, albeit four games too late, and just obliterated TSM off of summoner’s rift.

Winner – LGD

Final Group Standings

1) KT Rolster (5-1)
2) Origen (4-2)
3) LGD (2-4)
4) TSM (1-5)

Day 7 MVPs

1) Dyrus – His last competitive games, he retires one of the best to ever play.
2) Ssumday
3) Nagne