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LOL | EU LCS Gameweek 1 Preview

EU LCS is back!

The dust has settled on 2017 and Fnatic LoL is ready to rise up again. We saw some incredibly memorable moments last year - I don’t think anyone who loves the Black and Orange will ever forget the miracle comeback in Wuhan on October 12th - but this break has been time to make 2018 incredible.

Over the winter off-season, Zdravets ‘Hylissang’ Galabov came in as our new support and is prepared to lineup beside Martin ‘Rekkles’ Larsson, who recently extended his contract for three more years.

Gabriël ‘Bwipo’ Rau arrived as our substitute toplaner having shown his promise in the Turkish and CIS regions.

As well, Joey ‘YoungBuck’ Steltenpool, Team Director, Michael ‘Garki’ Bolze, Team Manager and Jack ‘Kayys’ Kayser, Head Analyst joined our Head Coach Dylan ‘DylanFalco’ Falco in the management lineup.

This year will see us return to 18 best-of-one games after a one-and-a-half year break from the double round robin format.

We start off against Splyce tonight, Friday 19th January! Splyce have made four changes over the winter break, bringing in Broxah’s old teammate Yasin ‘Nisqy’ Dinçer, to name but one.

Having previously been represented by four Danes, Splyce will now be handing over the reins to us as the honourary team of one of the most fruitful nations in League of Legends history.

We go onto play H2k the day after on 20th January. H2k have made a full five changes to their lineup since 2017, bringing in Lennart "Smittyj" Warkus and Marc "Caedrel" Lamont from newly promoted FC Schalke 04.

Gameweek 1:

Fnatic v Splyce - 19/1, 22:00 CET

Fnatic v H2k - 20/1, 19:00 CET