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LCK Power Rankings - Week 5

The Week 5 Lol Champions Korea Power Rankings
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  1. ROX Tigers (-)
  •  Rox are coming off a fairly expected 2-0 over bottom team Em Fire
  • There is not too much to analyse from this week - Peanut continues to give them very strong early game pressure on carry style champs
  • Smeb continues to dominate top lane, whether on tanks such as Poppy or his ban worthy Quinn

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  1. SK Telecom T1 (+1)
  • SKT outclassed KT in early skirmishes which lead to a solid 2-0
  • However, SKT showed some late game weaknesses in game 1, almost throwing the game and creating a much closer series
  • Faker’s early to mid game Corki had a big impact on the game, however Faker’s confident style of play lead to him getting caught a few times in the late game
  • Duke had a very good performance in the top lane, solo killing Ssumday 3 times throughout the series.

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  1. KT Rolster (-1)
  • KT had a disappointing series against SKT
  • KT had problems choosing the correct skirmishes in the early game, which allowed SKT to create large irreversible leads.
  • Ssumday also had a disappointing series, losing several 1v1s against Duke

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  1. Samsung Galaxy (-)
  • No games played

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  1. Jin Air Greenwings (-)
  • No games played

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  1. CJ Entus (+1)
  • CJ are coming off a strong 2-1 over the Freecs
  • Kramer continues to impress, having a very strong game 3 performance on Kalista - he has proven himself to be a top ADC in LCK, already solo carrying CJ in some games
  • Madlife continues to be in good form, making both roam plays and large team fight contributions

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  1. Longzhu Gaming (+1)
  • Although Longzhu had a shaky game 1 against the Sbenu, they made up for it with solid game 2 and 3 performances from both rosters.
  • Crash continues to have good performances, showing a good game sense of early game pathing

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  1. Afreeca Freecs (-2)
  • Although the Freecs continue to show strong early games, they have consistently failed to carry this over to the late game and successfully close out games.
  • Lira is a strong point of this team, having a very high kill contribution rate, however Snowflower has been shaky even on his pocket pick Alistar

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  1. Em Fire (-)
  • Em Fire played a relatively strong early to mid game against ROX in game 1 (although Rox were clearly experimenting with a team comp)
  • Although Em Fire have showed a degree of poise to their shot calling (credit to their coaches), their lack of raw talent is what is currently holding them back from potentially climbing up the LCK ladder.

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  1. Sbenu (-)
  • Sbenu at least had a single game win against Longzhu Gaming, however that was more likely due to Longzhu playing badly
  • Flawless continues to show potential, with strong mechanics, however he is far from Flawless with his decision making.

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