What is in this weeks League of Legends Newsfeed: Copenhagen Wolves loses another jungler, a team gets disqualified, another pro player exits a team, and issues regarding sound booths are being addressed in this week’s LCS Newsfeed. As the LoL World Championship 2014 draws closer we also take a peek outside the LCS to the other big League of Legends leagues.
Upcoming LCS matches:
08/07 – 08/17: Playoffs LCS EU Summer Split 2014 | LoL World Championship Qualifiers
North America (NA):
08/23 – 09/01: Playoffs LCS NA Summer Split 2014 | LoL World Championship Qualifiers
Copenhagen Wolves Loses Another Jungler
Recently, Copenhagen Wolves have acquired the services of Brokenshard as their starting jungler. The team has seen improvements over the past few weeks but it was not enough to get them out of the relegation zone. Now as the team prepares for the Relegation matches in the Promotion Tournament, Copenhagen Wolves have opted to seek the prowess of their former starting jungler Airwaks. Their full team announcement can be found here.
Sound Booths In The LCS Stage
There have been ongoing debates about the use of Sound Booths in the LCS stage over the past few months but it was only a few days ago that Riot Games have officially stated their stance when it comes to Sound Booths. The issue stems from noises and crowd chants lingering over the headphones of the players and can affect gameplay. However, Riot The Flash have announced that the soundproof headphones are doing their work so there is no need for Sound Booths. In fact, the sound booths can only affect player-audience impact. Their full statement can be read here.
Neolution Full Louis Disqualified
The Garena Premier League has been the official tournament and gateway for Southeast Asian teams to join the World Championships 2014. This split, Riot Games was caught off guard when they discovered that two of the starting members of Vietnamese team Neolution Full Louis to be underage. Le Quang “Sofm” Duy and Vuong Xuan “Jeff” Duc was discovered to be under the age of 17 when they joined the team. With that, the team is disqualified from the GPL Summer split and they will not receive any circuit points and cash prize for that matter.
As a consequence, they will also lose their spot in the Semifinal rounds and will be replaced by Logitech G Fighter to play against AHQ. Their matches are rescheduled to August 6th at 18:00 GMT +8.
read the post on the Garena website
k0u leaves Ninjas in Pyjamas
Kou has decided to leave Ninjas in Pyjamas right before the Coke Challenger Series’ Playoff Rounds. The reason behind his exit stems from disagreements between him, his team, and the management. Kou had to leave the team and will be replaced by French jungler Jean-Victor “Loulex” Burgevin who is very familiar with the LCS Stage.