Trudging back to Worlds: Is the LCS finally ready to make waves on the international stage?

The LCS returns to this year’s League of Legends World Championship as the underdog of the major regions, even more so after the LEC was gnted an additional seed due to the absence of the LCL.

Obtaining the Summoner’s Cup is one of many goals LCS fans and players have given up on almost entirely. For 10 years, the LCS has stood in the shadow of its Western competition, staring up at the professional League behemoths that appear years ahead in skill and watching from afar as these teams decote their histories further.