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League of Legends: History of LCS

Nov 19 GL  

Another article to summarize and overview a decade of the League of Legends esports.

If you are interested in LEC’s history, you can check out our previous article here.

LCS is where it all started. Before it was split into various other leagues for other regions, everyone just knew the name LCS.  They retained their name during the rebranding process also, where the European league was renamed to LEC. With that, let’s jump straight into the history!

2013

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:2

2nd place: Good Game University

3rd place:  Team Vulcun

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: Cloud9, won final series 3:0

2nd place: TSM

3rd place: Team Vulcun

2014

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: Cloud9, won final series 3:0

2nd place: TSM

3rd place:  CLG

MVP of the split: Bjergsen

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:2

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place: LMQ

MVP of the split: XiaoWeiXiao

2015

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:1

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place:  Team Liquid

MVP of the split: Bjergsen

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: CLG, won final series 3:0

2nd place:TSM

3rd place: Team Liquid

MVP of the split: Rush

2016

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: CLG, won final series 3:2

2nd place: TSM

3rd place:  Immortals

MVP of the split: Reignover

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:1

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place: Immortals

MVP of the split: Bjergsen

2017

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:2

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place: Phoenix1

MVP of the split: Arrow

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:1

2nd place: Immortals

3rd place: CLG

MVP of the split: Bjergsen

2018

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: Team Liquid, won final series 3:0

2nd place: 100 Thieves

3rd place: Echo Fox

MVP of the split: aphromoo

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: Team Liquid, won final series 3:0

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place: TSM

MVP of the split: Doublelift

2019

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: Team Liquid, won final series 3:2

2nd place: TSM

3rd place: Cloud9

MVP of the split: CoreJJ

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: Team Liquid, won final series 3:2

2nd place: Cloud9

3rd place: CLG

MVP of the split: Svenskeren

2020

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: Cloud9, won final series 3:0

2nd place: FlyQuest

3rd place: Evil Geniuses

MVP of the split: Blaber

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: TSM, won final series 3:2

2nd place: FlyQuest

3rd place: Team Liquid

MVP of the split: CoreJJ

2021

Spring Playoffs:

1st place: Cloud9, won final series 3:2

2nd place: Team Liquid

3rd place: TSM

MVP of the split: Blaber

Summer Playoffs:

1st place: 100 Thieves, won final series 3:0

2nd place: Team Liquid

3rd place: Cloud9

MVP of the split: Spica

Summary:

Grand final results:

3:0 – 7 splits

3:1 – 3 splits

3:2 – 8 splits

Historically, either a stomp or a very close series. Just a few finals went 3:1 with the vast majority ending either 3:0 or 3:2.

Longest game winning streak:

Cloud9 – 19 games

Longest game losing streak:

Team Coast – 16 games

Most Championships:

TSM – 7 times

Players with the most LCS titles:

Doublelift – 8

Bjergsen – 6

Xmithie – 6


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