Top teams post victories in LCS Summer Split

The top four teams posted victories on Friday to start Week 4 of the League of Legends League Championship Series (LCS) Summer Split.

In the last match of the day, TSM (20-8), playing on blue, defeated FlyQuest in 30 minutes to maintain its one-game advantage over 100 Thieves (19-9) and two-game edge over Cloud9 (18-10) and Team Liquid (18-10).

Playing on red, 100 Thieves defeated Dignitas (14-14) in 32 minutes. Cloud9 was competing on blue in their 31-minute win over the last-place Golden Guardians (6-22). In the first match of the day, Team Liquid recorded a 36-minute win on blue over Evil Geniuses (14-14).

In the day’s other match, Immortals (13-15) played on red as they defeated Counter Logic Gaming (9-19) in 31 minutes.

Ten teams in the top North American LoL circuit are competing in the triple round-robin summer season, with the top eight qualifying for the championship. Matches are best-of-one.

The top two teams will start in Round 2 of the playoffs’ upper bracket. Third through sixth will start in Round 1 of the upper bracket, and seventh and eighth will start in Round 1 of the lower bracket.

On Friday, Heo “Huni” Seung-hoon of South Korea led TSM with a kill-death-assist ratio of 5-1-11, while Cristian “Palafox” Palafox of the U.S. was at 3-5-0 for Fly Quest.

100 Thieves were led by Can “Closer” Celik of Turkey at 3-1-5, with Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham of the U.S. posting a 2-3-2 for Dignitas.

Luka “Perkz” Perkovic of Croatia paced Cloud9 with a 6-3-7 K-D-A, and Nicholas Antonio “Ablazeolive” Abbott finished at 3-3-3 for Golden Guardians.

Team Liquid’s Edward “Tactical” Ra of the U.S. finished at 8-1-5, while Jeong “Impact” Eon-young of South Korea posted a 3-3-4 for Evil Geniuses.

Andrei “Xerxe” Dragomir of Romania led Immortals at 5-0-4, and Finn “Finn” Wiestal of Sweden finished at 3-3-4 for Counter Logic Gaming.

Week 4 of the Summer Split continues Saturday with five matches:
–Team Liquid vs. Counter Logic Gaming
–FlyQuest vs. Dignitas
–100 Thieves vs. Cloud9
–Evil Geniuses vs. TSM
–Golden Guardians vs. Immortals

League Championship Series Sumer Split standings (including records carried over from the Spring Split):
1. TSM, 20-8
2. 100 Thieves, 19-9
T3. Cloud9, 18-10
T3. Team Liquid, 18-10
T5. Dignitas, 14-14
T5. Evil Geniuses, 14-14
7. Immortals, 13-15
T8. Counter Logic Gaming, 9-19
T8. FlyQuest, 9-19
10. Golden Guardians, 6-22

–Field Level Media

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