The Real FORG1VEN, Part 2: The Rise and Fall of SK Gaming

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Part 1, covering Forg1ven’s time on the Copenhagen Wolves, can be read here. Introduction The fall of 2014 was a difficult time for European League of Legends. Through a combination of ill fortune and inconsistent play, none of the region’s three teams made it to the Round of 8 at the Season 4 World Championships. Europeans prayed that Season 5…

Forward Look: New Teams in EU LCS

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With Worlds starting on Thursday, the wait for more League action is almost over. Let’s take this last moment of quiet to take a look at the changes for next year’s EU spring split. This split saw the fall of two dynasties, and the return of old friends. End of an Era SK Gaming and the Copenhagen Wolves have been…

ESL Pro League ESEA Season 2: First week recap

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The first week of ESL Pro League ESEA Season 2 is now over, and as usual, it’s time for a quick recap. The first week is finally over and what a great week this was. There is a long road for the title, and we have already seen that some teams really want it. The European league and the North…

Gamers2 – Ocelote's Legacy?

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The Throwback We’ve all seen the famous xPeke ‘back door’ at the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2013 Final ; one of the most unforgettable moments in League history. I could watch those last few Kassadin auto attacks on the SK nexus and Fnatic erupting out of their seats time and time again. It was a historic moment that’s sealed itself…

Mousesports niko to join active lineup, replacing Spiidi

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Photo taken from: Mousesports Blog After a decent performance as a temporary stand-in for SK Gaming and Team Kinguin, mousesports have reconsidered Nikola “niko” Kovac’s role as a substitute and have now put him into the main lineup. Unfortunately this means that Timo “Spiidi” Richter will have to make space for the young starter, as he now has to adopt…

Reason Gaming announces new roster

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Nicolai ”HUNDEN” Petersen creates new team under Reason Gaming tag after being released from SK Gaming. Nicolai ”HUNDEN” Petersen has come back from his recent release from SK Gaming due to subpar results, with the intent to start a new team under the Reason Gaming tag. The roster consists of HUNDEN himself, Lasse ”maeVe” Elgaard, a former teammate of his…

Meet the Challengers: EU

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Origen. H2K. Unicorns of Love. All top six teams in Europe. All Challenger at one time. The Challenger Series Summer Season is over, and four teams emerged victorious to move on and fight for a spot in the LCS. In a few short months we will know which team will be auto-promoted to join the LCS ranks and take the…