A quick glimpse at the finalists of the 2014 League of Legends World Championships

The highly anticipated  Legends World Championships 2014 Final  is slowly approaching as the two teams left standing, the Samsung White and Star Horn Royal Club (SHRC) are aching to strut their wares to the delight of eagerly waiting fans from four corners of the planet.

The final game between the two tough as nails finalists will be held at Sangam Stadium in Seoul, South Korea on Seoul, South Korea on October 19 this year. A whopping $1 million prize awaits the world champion while the runner-up will go home with hefty prize of $250.000.

The tournament which kicked off last month with Group Stages held simultaneously from September 18 to 28. Samsung White Team went berserk in Group A as it piled-up an unbeaten record and never conceded a game. The team pulled of crisp performance that is unmatched by any other team in the group stages. The team also pulled the rug from under Samsung Blue Team with a sweet 3-0 victory in the semifinal round to snatch one of the final berths at stake. With the sweet victory Samsung White now totes a win-loss slate of 12-1.

On the other end, the second finalist SHRC dished out a fine performance in the group stages, despite dropping one match against team Solomid. SHRC still managed to cop the 1st position in Group B while Team Solomid checked in at close second.

By finishing second in Group B, Team Solomid arranged a quarterfinals meeting with Samsung White but lost 1-3. Though Team Solomid was beaten, they took some measure of pride by becoming the first team to take one game from the red-hot Samsung White side.

Group B leader SHRC lived up to its billing as one of the tournament’s favorite teams and the runner-up in the 2013 edition of the LOL world championships by eking out hard fought wins in the quarterfinals and semifinals. SHRC scored a riveting 3-2 victory over Edward Gaming in the quarterfinals and hacked out another thrilling 3-2 victory over OMG in the semifinals. The win over OMG helped SHRC secure one of the finals slot and grab the chance to improve on its runner-up finish last year. With the victory against OMG, SHRC now has a win-loss record of 11-5.

Samsung White Team’s dominance on its recent matches makes them the team to beat in the finals. Nevertheless, SHRC is expected to give its all-out effort in wielding the upset axe on the favored Samsung White team.




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