After the bar was raised on the first two days of the League of Legends World Championship, the hype was growing for some exciting and nail-biting matches.
The third day of the group stages from the world championship provided precisely that, as the League of Legends Championship Series got its first win of the tournament thanks to a victory from FlyQuest over Unicorns of Love, from the League of Legends Continental League..
League of Legends Championship Korea was handed its first loss of the group stages when the region’s second-seed line up, DRX, dropped its match to League of Legends Pro League side Top Esports.
The juggernaut from the League of Legends European Championship, Team G2, then played Machi Esports, from the Pacific Championship Series, on Day 3. The former came into this tie after playing one of the greatest League of Legends games in recent memory against Chinese powerhouse Suning.
G2 looked to dominate the match from the get-go, and managed to pick up a comfortable win to secure its position at the top of Group A.
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Other results of the day included Team Liquid, from the League of Legends Championship Series, losing to Suning, from the League of Legends Pro League in a one-sided affair.
Damwon Gaming, from the League of Legends Championship Korea, and PSG Talon, from the Pacific Championship Series, then locked horns. We saw Jang ‘Nuguri’ Hagwon coming alive on his Kennen with some incredible team fights, which left PSG with a massive gold deficit at 20 minutes. Talon couldn't recover from there, losing the game.
The match between JD Gaming, from the League of Legends Pro League, and Rogue, from the League of Legends European Championship, did have a few flashes of brilliance from the latter. However, JDG proved to be far superior, closing out the game after securing the baron.Published 06 Oct 2020, 16:19 IST