Today in LCK Summer 2022: Week 2, Day 2

League of Legends Champions Korea 2022 summer season is underway with games five days a week. For fans who don’t have time to watch all the action but want to know what’s going on, we at Upcomer are here to bring you a daily roundup of each day’s games. This is what happened today in the 2022 LCK Summer Season.

Nongshim RedForce sweeps Kwangdong Freecs

In the first match of the day, two of the former T1 players squared off against each other as Kim “Canna” Chang-dong and Nongshim RedForce took on Park “Teddy” Jin-seong and the Kwangdong Freeces. KDF entered the contest with a win already under their belt, while NS were looking for their first of the season. Canna struck first in Game 1 by getting first blood, but Teddy got his moment to shine when KDF won a crucial fight around Dragon 22 minutes into the game. Both players continued to outdo each other as Canna struck once more in the middle of the game.

The game eventually ended in a competition to see which former T1 member could carry the strongest. Teddy and KDF were only a few nexus shots away from taking the game, but it was Canna with the incredible base defense that stopped the push, ultimately leading to NS taking the game in a 46-minute fight.

Game 2 saw the script reversed, with KDF taking first blood and NS playing off the back foot. However, with NS playing an objective-focused game, the KDF were forced to make moves mid-game; They did exactly that, winning a dragon fight at 22 minutes and preventing NS from picking up the dragon soul, leading KDF to take an early Baron. Despite this, NS continued to play well from behind and had the gold advantage heading into the next dragon soul point. This time NS was able to pick up the soul, take Baron and close out the game in 33 minutes, giving NS their first win of the division.

T1 kill Liiv SANDBOX

T1 took over the business in Game 1 against LSB. Despite appearing unstable in previous contests, T1 showed off their world-class teamfighting skills, pushing LSB in a rudimentary early game, allowing T1 to start taking objectives around the map. A 20 minute baron allowed T1 to march towards the LSB base almost unopposed. With a final score of 12-4 in kills, T1 finished Game 1 in just over 26 minutes.

With nothing going right for LSB in Game 1, the team looked to turn things around in the champ select for Game 2. LSB took a chance and secured Vi for the jungler position and took one of the strongest duelists in the game. , Fiora at the top. lane. The combo looked great early on, as only six minutes into the game, LSB scored first blood. Unfortunately, even with that first blood, LSB had already lost a thousand gold. The shortfall quickly worsened, as in just 14 minutes, LSB was down 5,000 gold with no way to stop the bleeding. In a match between a lower tier LCK team and the best performing team ever to come out of the LCK, T1 quickly cruised to a 2-0 victory.

Whats Next

Week 2 of the 2022 LCK Summer Split kicks off on Friday, June 24 with two more exciting matches as Hanwha Life Esports takes on DRX and FREDIT Brion against Gen.G. Fans can watch all upcoming matches on the LCK Twitch channel.

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