If you think you know the way to the top of League of Legends’ leaderboards and you’re still shouting at your comrades, you’re wrong.
Cloud 9 know better. It’s not about trolling, but trust. Not teamfights, but teamwork. Not last hits, but lasting friendships. Etc.
Cloud 9 have had an astonishing Season 3, despite a relatively new roster. By August this year, they’d fostered the longest win streak in LCS history after 13 unbroken victories. One grand final win against TSM later, they’d also bagged $50,000 and the highest win rate in LCS history: 91% across 33 games. Here’s how they did it, courtesy of TeamworkOP:
It’s easy, then: leave everything behind and ensure your teammates are your best chums. Also tactical genii. That bit’s probably crucial.
I’m beginning to realise that I couldn’t possibly hack it as a pro gamer, even if my hands moved much faster than they do. How about you?