The LMS Regional Qualifiers Tournament is in place to determine the no.2 seed for the LMS region. The 4 highest placed teams in regards to championship points earned over the course of the seasons will battle it out in a best of 5 series based tournament to come out on top and take the LoL Worlds 2016 seed that they all desire. The tournament’s 4 competing teams are Ahq E-Sports Club, Hong Kong Esports, J Team and Machi. The rounds are organised so the 1st and 4th seeded team will face off and so will the 2nd and 3rd placed teams. This meant that AHQ were facing off against Hong Kong Esports and they made quick work of it as they took the series 3:0 to head into the Regional Qualifiers finals. J Team and Machi were up next, this was a particularly close series that headed into the 5th game but Machi managed to claw their way into a strong position and come out on top of it. This meant that the finals were comprised of Ahq E-Sports Club and Machi. This series was a little unexpected, at least for me, as the general assumption was J Team rising. During the finals AHQ made quick work of their opponents and took the series 3:0, this meant that they took the LMS no.2 seed from Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau and had proven themselves to be a top team in their region without doubt.
LMS Regional Qualifiers 2016 | LoL Worlds Qualifiers facts
- Date: 09/02/2016 – 09/04/2016
- Format: Each series was a best of 5.
- There were 4 competing teams.
- The overall winner takes the LMS no.2 seed.
- It was a battle between 3 regions.
- Tournament seeding was based on overall season performance.
ahq E-Sports Club won and qualified for LoL Worlds 2016 as LMS Seed #2
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- 1st place: ahq e-Sports Club
- 2nd place: Machi E-Sports
- 3rd place: Hong Kong Esports
- 4th place: J Team
AHQ e-Sports Club (ahq) – (LMS No.2 Seed)
Qualified by: Winning the LMS Regional Qualifiers Tournament.
AHQ made quick and easy work of this tournament. They dominated each and every series they were placed in; both Hong Kong Esports and Machi were quickly shown who the stronger team was. AHQ had already proven to be a challenging team in the past and that’s why they sat so far ahead in terms of Championship Points, after this tournament there can be no doubt that AHQ are one of the strongest teams in the region and they’ll put up one hell of a fight as the LMS no.2 seed at the World Championship 2016.
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