Throughout this past year, the competitive League of Legends scene thrilled fans all across the globe, boasting incredible new champions, brilliant storylines, and one of the greatest tournaments in the history of the esport. But even though fans witnessed the bright lights and trophies of each event, there is an equal amount of shadows left in their wake.
Many teams and players sat in the background, watching the confetti fall as they were left behind to ponder one of the most haunting questions in professional sports: what if? What if they played a teamfight differently? What if they picked a different champion for game five, or chose another strategy before their series? What if they pressed their ultimate a second earlier?