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Ruler leads Crew Korea to comb largest rivals at Asian Video games — and it is solely the semifinals

Ruler leads Crew Korea to comb largest rivals at Asian Video games — and it is solely the semifinals

We lastly received the match we have been all ready for at Asian Video games 2023: League of Legends Crew Korea versus Crew China, the place LPL and LCK gamers took the stage to face off in opposition to one another.

The catch? They met within the single-elimination semifinals, with just one likelihood to advance.

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Sweeping China 2-0, Crew Korea booked their spot within the finals, leaving China to combat for bronze within the third-place match.

The video games weren’t a stomp, nonetheless — the Chinese language representatives even led in recreation two — however couldn’t shut it out in opposition to a heavy-scaling group composition led by Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk’s Zeri.

Crew Korea versus Crew China ends in an surprising end result

Team Korea's official League of Legends player roster at the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022
Credit score: Korea e-Sports activities Affiliation

Crew China utilized Renekton to place stress on their opponents in recreation two. Along with Maokai and Rell, they drafted Tristana mid and Jinx bot for a double AD carry composition.

Crew Korea’s draft then again, went full scaling with Jax, Sejuani, Taliyah, Zeri, and Alistar.

By 13 minutes, Zhao “Elk” Jia-Hao’s had an ideal 2/0/2 KDA and a 150 gold bounty as China led 4 kills to 1.

Utilizing Taliyah’s wave clear to their benefit, Crew Korea performed defensively and saved themselves within the recreation. By the 20-minute mark, that they had evened up the kills, as Ruler got here on-line with two kills and a 250 gold bounty.

Gen.G Ruler next to Withered Rose Zeri from League of Legends
Credit score: LCK, Riot Video games

Scaling nicely into the late recreation, Crew Korea gained combat after combat at goals, and finally secured Cloud Soul. One final combat at Elder Dragon on the 36-minute mark was all they wanted to ace their opponents for the 2-0 sweep to advance to the finals.

Followers are already congratulating them for profitable gold as a result of they overcame their rivals within the semifinals, and it’s unlikely they’ll be challenged within the finals. Gamers who convey house the gold will obtain army service exemption from the South Korean authorities.

Followers equally anticipate Crew China to win the third place match to safe bronze.

At Asian Video games 2018, these two juggernauts met within the finals, the place China, led by Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao, defeated Korea 3-1 to take gold.

The place to look at League of Legends at Asian Video games

League of Legends matches for the principle occasion are streamed on AfreecaTV’s channels (AB, and C channels) and on Bilibili.

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