The European Regional Qualifier for The Boston Major concluded Sunday, and and Ad Finem emerged as the two teams that will represent the region at the main event in December. Team Liquid, who lost 2-0 to Ad Finem in the Winner's Finals and 2-1 to VP in the Loser's Finals, head home empty-handed. With that loss, unfortunately #TLDota are eliminated from the #BostonMajor. #GGWP and GL to both VP and Ad Finem in the tournament. — Team Liquid (@TeamLiquid) October 30, 2016 Ad Finem were the first to qualify, dominating the Winner's Bracket with 2-0 sweeps of both Team Secret and Team Liquid.Read More →

Team Faceless and WarriorsGaming.Unity have qualified for The Boston Major through the Southeast Asian Regional Qualifier, after taking out Fnatic and Mineski on the way. Faceless, the post-TI6 squad put together by Daryl Koh "iceiceice" Pei Xiang and Dominik "Black^" Reitmeier, had a flawless run through the qualifier, finishing the round robin group stage with an 8-0 record before taking out WG.Unity and Mineski with clean 2-0 sweeps. WG.Unity redeemed themselves in the Loser's Bracket, beating Fnatic 2-1 in Round 1 and sweeping Mineski 2-0 in the Loser's Finals to qualify. Fnatic's elimination will come as an upset given their fourth-place finish at The InternationalRead More →

After a thrilling 3-2 series victory over LCK rivals Samsung Galaxy, SK Telecom T1 took home their third World Championship title. Right after the match ended, the champs sat down with the press to discuss how it felt to win their third championship. For more video interviews and highlights, be sure to subscribe to theScore esports on YouTube. Copyright © 2016 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. Source: The Score LoLRead More →

SK Telecom T1 have won their third world title with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over fellow LCK squad Samsung Galaxy in the Grand Finals of the 2016 League of Legends World Championship. SKT came into Worlds as the second seed from the LCK. Though they placed third in the Korean summer playoffs, their combined championship points from a spring domestic title was enough to send them to Worlds. At Worlds, they easily topped Group B with a 5-1 record, dropping just one game to the Flash Wolves. The quarterfinal draw pitted them against Royal Never Give Up, who they took down 3-1 before they facedRead More →

Bae “Bengi” Seong-woong is back on the Worlds stage for Game 5 of SK Telecom T1’s Grand Final match against Samsung Galaxy. SKT decided to swap him out and start Kang “Blank” Sun-gu in Game 4, but dropped the game to Samsung, tying up the series 2-2. Blank’s Zac went 1/2/8 in Game 4, and his third appearance since semifinals was also his third loss. Bengi started for SKT in the first three games of the Grand Final, but made the switch after a grueling 70-minute Game 3. Annabelle "Abelle" Fischer is a writer for theScore esports with a love for Dota 2, birds andRead More →

In Game 4 of the League of Legends World Championship Grand Final match between Samsung Galaxy and SK Telecom T1, SKT were looking for a fight but got more than they bargained for. Blank was on the front line, but met four Samsung champions head on and got bursted down almost immediately. CuVee Teleported in to a ward behind SKT, catching three as they tried to retreat. Wolf and Bang were almost immediately killed, and Crown quickly finished off Faker before he could get away. WAnnabelle "Abelle" Fischer is a writer for theScore esports with a love for Dota 2, birds and cheese. You canRead More →

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, with 209 kills, has broken the record for most kills at the League of Legends World Championships over the course of his career. The former record holder was Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao. Though the Grand Final series is still ongoing, the record was broken during Game 3, as reported by Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler during the cast. Faker was playing Orianna in Game 3 with a KDA of 7/5/4. He netted 16 total kills in the first three games of the series. Annabelle "Abelle" Fischer is a writer for theScore esports with a love for Dota 2, birds and cheese. You can follow herRead More →

SK Telecom T1 are starting Kang "Blank" Sun-gu in Game 4 of the League of Legends World Championship Grand Final. SKT are currently up 2-1. Bae "Bengi" Seong-woong played jungle in the first three games of the series, but after a 70-minute epic third game, SKT have decided to switch things up. Bengi has played Olaf, Lee Sin and Elise over the course of the series, with a combined 9/4/20 KDA. Blank’s last appearance on the Worlds stage was during SKT’s semifinal match against ROX Tigers. He played Olaf in both of their two losses, while Bengi started in SKT’s three wins of that series.Read More →

Friendship, Dedication, Love have been knocked out of The Boston Major Americas regional qualifier after Infamous' decisive 2-0 victory in the Losers' side of the bracket. Infamous will face the loser of Team NP vs. compLexity. FDL’s road to The #BostonMajor is ended by the the boys from Peru. Infamous advance in the tournament. — Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) October 30, 2016 FDL made it to the playoff stage of the qualifier after a group stage record of 4-3. Despite the European invasion of the Americas Open qualifiers, FDL handled both Prodota and Elements Pro Gaming, only losing to compLexity, Team Freedom and Team NPRead More →

LGD-Gaming, LGD.Forever Young, Invictus Gaming Vitality and EHOME.Keen have advanced to the Chinese qualifier playoffs for The Boston Major at the completion of the round robin on Saturday. The Boston Major China Qualifiers Phase One Final Standings. #BostonMajor — Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) October 29, 2016 LGD exited the round robin with a near-flawless 8-1 record, only dropping a game to iG.V. LGD's sister team, Forever Young, tied iG.V with a 7-2 record for second. The fourth slot came down to the only tiebreaker of all the regional qualifiers, between EHOME.Keen and Invictus Gaming, both with a 5-4 record. EHOME.K and iG were in aRead More →