The 2019 League of Legends Intercontinental Tournament ended on July 7. The LPL Division 1-3 lost to the LCK Division. After winning twice in 2017 and 2018, it lost the Intercontinental Championship for the first time. The results of the four games on the final day were iG lost to KZ, TES lost to SKT, FPX defeated GRF, and JDG lost to DWG.
In the first game, IG lost and failed to make a good start for LPL as the audience expected. In the early stage, there was not much fighting between the two sides. IG controlled two dragons. KZ let EZ push off the IG's next blood tower. In the mid-term, KZ began to group with EZ as the core for POKE advancement, and caught IG's mistake in 20 minutes to complete the group destruction. After taking down the big dragon, use the big dragon BUFF to push down all the outer towers of IG to expand the economic advantage to 8K; 29 minutes KZ advances in the middle road, Camille goes around and opens the group, the death song big move consumes blood, the plane and EZ complete the harvest. KZ defeated IG and won the game and scored a point for LCK.
Next TES and JDG lost one after another, only FPX won the next round, and Doin once again played the role of "savior", which can be regarded as saving a bit of face for our LPL division in the finals of this Intercontinental.
The Asian Tournament in 2019 was held in South Korea, and the LCK not only achieved an outstanding score of 7-1 in the group stage in China. , The final was a 3-1 victory over the LPL division, winning the Asian Championship for the first time.
FakEr debut is the pinnacle, won the highest honor in the first year-the S3 global finals championship, and then opened Faker and SKT's rule of the League of Legends game. SKT led by Faker has won a number of championships, including three-time global finals, two-time mid-season championship, seven-time LCK league championship and other official championships. LCK League, S game, MSI, All-Star and Intercontinental tournaments were all won. Faker led SKT to unlock the Grand Slam achievement, and all official tournaments won the championship trophy. This Asian competition is Faker's three consecutive entries, but it is indeed the first time to win.
As usual for soldiers, LPL will continue to work on it next!