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May 17th, 2021

"Passion Runs" - A Week at Summoner's Rift

Hello everyone! It's Monday, which means it's time for our weekly "Week in Summoner's Rift" column! In Europe, passions are boiling over new trains, and overseas they are in no hurry to make transfers. All this and not only in this issue.

Mid-Season Invitational 2021

MSI 2021 standings

MSI 2021 standings

In Iceland, it is almost time for decisive matches: 3 days of the Rumble Stage are behind, and only 2 are ahead. DAMWON KIA and Royal Never Give Up are firmly entrenched in the standings in the first places. Representatives of the Korean and Chinese regions have almost certainly secured their participation in the semifinals. At the moment, no team has dropped out of the fight for the right to play in the next stage.

League News

Announcement from LEC

Announcement from LEC

The LEC announced they will be back on the air on June 11th. The best teams in Europe will compete for a slot at Worlds 2021 and a prize pool of €200,000. Follow the summer split on the event page.

Former Gambit Esports jungler, three-time Continental League winner and IEM World Champion, Diamondprox is rumored to be joining FURIA Esports, Baserush reports. Recall that Diamondprox is a member of the legendary Moscow Five roster, as well as an MVP title at such tournaments as IEM Season VI - Kiev and IEM Season VIII - Colonge.

READ ALSO: "BEST OUTLAW TEAM" - HISTORY OF THE MOSCOW FIVE LOL ROSTER

Post on Adam's departure from Karmine Corp

Post on Adam's departure from Karmine Corp

Adam left Karmine Corp. Most likely, the deal with Fnatic is at the final stage and the top of the team has already left the roster so that the management can look for a new player for his position. In any case, we wish the young talent good luck in the new team!

Evil Geniuses Twitter Announcement

Evil Geniuses Twitter Announcement

Danny joins Evil Geniuses for the ADC position. He will replace Deftly, who is sent to the academic team. EG finished 5-6 in the LCS Spring Split, losing 1-3 in the first round of the lower bracket to TSM.

Czekolad and Tore have left the Excel Esports team, there is no information about who will replace the departed mid lane and support. XL finished 8th in the LEC Spring Split.

Conclusion

That was all the news of the past week. Follow the main League of Legends tournament of the spring on the event page!

See you at the Rift!