Despite various restrictions due to the pandemic, the League of Legends: Wild Rift esports scene continues to thrive with its pre-season international e-sports event, the Horizon Cup 2021. Top teams Heads from all over the world flocked to the first ever global e-sports event for Wild Rift in hopes of securing the title of World Champion. The Spanish e-sports team, Team Queso, was one of the participants and the only European representative at the tournament.
Team Queso strives to be at the forefront of every eSports event they participate in. The team’s track record in the Wild Rift Origin Series is flawless. Throughout the group stages of the tournament, the team maintained their 2nd place with the exception of Wild Rift Origin Series: Group A in July, where they finished in 3rd place. However, Team Queso put on a show. outstanding performance in the Wild Rift Origin Series: Championship by winning the championship title and qualifying for the Horizon Cup 2021.
Team Queso’s Wild Rift lineup includes Unai”Acolyte“Seoane, Andres”Andreszed“Liu, Abraham”Ruiz“Ruiz, Ivan”Ibu“Rodriguez and Tobias Andy”by heart“Orendi. The Spain team has never had any roster changes since its debut in March 2021.
Carrying the weight of European (EU) expectations, Team Queso aims to win the Horizon Cup 2021 and be the first Wild RIft world champion. But how will they face the best teams around the world, especially against the Southeast Asian teams and the China region, who are currently the best performing teams in the tournament? fight?
Team Queso: Pride of the EU region
The team debuted at the Wild Rift Queso Cup 2021, where they became the center of attention. Team Queso has attracted a lot of attention by not losing a single game during the knockout stages. The team continued to dominate throughout the e-sports events in the EU region to finally win the Wild Rift Origin Series and earn a spot in this year’s most prestigious Wild Rift e-sports event, Horizon Cup 2021.
Team Queso had a great opening game at the tournament after beating eBRO Gaming with a 2-0 clean sheet victory. However, the team managed to maintain momentum against Team Secret, the match ending in a 0-2 defeat for Team Queso.
Despite losing the second match in the group stage of the Horizon Cup 2021, the team is still confident that they can still make it to the knockout stages. In a conversation with AFK Gaming, Team Queso’s support specialist, remembered, explained that this was just a small step backwards for the team and that Team Secret was merely “We’ve scrapped both games, so we’ll go ahead and see what happens tomorrow.”
Memorized added that if he could go back and change the way they approached the Philippine team, they would “Either go with a stronger support or don’t pick Draven with Braum.” The team performed well with Draven and Braum in the bot lane, but this composition ultimately failed in the late game with Team Secret’s draft, leaving them in a bad position in every game. team fighting.
The team’s initial goal was to be the top team to be seeded into the semi-finals. However, according to the memo, the research team “Needs game and draft analysis” as its main goal is to reach the grand final of the Horizon Cup 2021.
After three intense days of the tournament, the team’s support specialist was impressed by the strength of the Chinese teams, especially Da Kun Gaming.
“I think their individual skills are the highest. Maybe you can compete for them in the early games, but when the series comes to a close, they will overtake you.” mentioned memo.
Is Wild Rift underrated in the EU region?
As per the memo, it may be too early to make a final judgment on whether Wild Rift will be a huge hit in the region as the mobile MOBA title is still intact. “First international tournament.” Based on his observations during practice matches against other teams from different regions “Everybody can beat anyone and the stage is obviously different.” This means that a region may not be the sole factor for that region’s dominance but rather the teams that can devise the most effective strategies against different playstyles from different regions. other area.
However, eSports is not the only aspect where Riot Games needs to focus on Wild Rift. According to the game memorization should find ways to “Do a lot of marketing and try to attract more casual players.”
Only time will tell if Wild Rift’s e-sports platform can reach the same popularity as its PC rival.
Team Queso’s Journey at Horizon Cup 2021 so far
The Spanish team’s journey in the international e-sports event Wild Rift is far from over. There are still two days of action-packed matches left before the group stage of Horizon Cup 2021 ends. With the team’s solid team response that has been carefully forged since its debut, Team Queso won’t stop there to take their achievement to the next level.
With that said, remember to say that “We will keep trying” and that fans should continue to support them as they continue to fight and secure a place in the knockout stages of the 2021 Horizon Cup.
https://afkgaming.com/mobileesports/originals/the-story-of-team-queso-the-big-cheese-of-the-eu-region | “Big Cheese” of the EU Region