3 years after winning the trophy at Znith in Paris, RNG won the League of Legends trophy this Sunday May 23rd. The European representative MAD Lions lost in the semifinals.
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Yesterday was the finale of the Mid-Season Invitational, the International League of Legends that marks the break between the two splits of the competition, rejected the Chinese team RNG against the Korens of DAMWON KIA.
RNG saw many changes ahead of the 2021 season: Chinese legend Uzi retired as the team’s biggest star on medical grounds, and Midlaner Xiaohu has a proven track record on the airplane. But RNG has now found their identity: they won both the Chinese league and MSI, making Xiaohu the first player to win an international trophy in two different roles.
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Lions have gone mad
The European representative MAD Lions has proven herself for her part in the group stage; She also beat RNG in her final game before the play-offs and then lost 2 3 to DK in the semifinals.
The team of outsiders PSG talon also created a spectacle during the tournament. The Taiwanese and Korean players reached the semi-finals, where they lost 3-1 to RNG. The aggressive style and confidence of the players made for good games and even a win against RNG and MAD Lions.
By winning the MSI in the Icelandic capital, RNG offered an additional place for a team from the Chinese League (LPL) at this year’s World Cup. that will take place again in China. The final will take place in Shenzhen on November 6th.