EDward Gaming advance in LPL playoffs

EDward Gaming advanced to the quarterfinals of China’s League of Legends Pro League spring playoffs on Thursday with a 3-1 victory over Royal Never Give Up.

EDward, the sixth seed, finished the spring season at 9-7, just ahead of seventh-seeded RNG (8-8). They will meet third seed FunPlus Phoenix (12-4), who defeated EDward Gaming 2-1 in Week 6 action.

The other quarterfinal of the single-elimination tournament will take place on Friday, when Team WE (8-8) take on fourth-seeded Top Esports (11-5). Team WE won their Week 6 match, 2-1.

The finals are scheduled for May 2.

The champion was to clinch a berth in the 2020 Mid-Season Invitational, featuring the top teams from every League of Legends region. On Thursday, however, Riot Games announced the cancellation of the tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic.

–Field Level Media

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