Dignitas shocks to defend 100T LCS champion, advances to Class 2022 in semi-finals with clean sweep
With just two weeks to go until the 2022 LCS season, there has been a lot of turmoil. Today, Dignitas had another unlikely victory, beating the defending LCS 100 Thieves champions with a clean 2-0 score to start the knockout stages of this season’s Lock In tournament.
In a series that pits the winners of Group A (100 Thieves) against the fourth-placed Group B (Dignitas), the obvious prediction ahead of the series will be to line up in defence. League of Legends champion. However, Dignitas attacked early and often, defeating 100 Thieves with strong aim control and teamfights in both games of today’s match.
To open the series, Dignitas caught up with 100 Thieves, eventually expanding into a late game that saw the underdogs claim victory in a nail-biting 36 minutes. In the second game, Dignitas polished off any mistakes they might have made in the first part of the match, blowing 100 Thieves out of the water for a final gold difference of 11,300.
For Dignitas, the bulk of the team’s overall contribution has come from recently signed jungler River, who made his LCS debut just yesterday. missed the first week of the Lock In tournament due to travel-related complications. Against 100 Thieves, former PSG jungler Talon claimed the MVP Closer of the 2021 LCS Finals, dominating the jungle match and leading Dignitas to victory.
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Over the course of two games, River had an overall score of 6/4/21 with a homicide participation rate of 90 percent. He was a factor in 27 of Dignitas’ 30 kills in the match. Additionally, River and Dignitas have controlled neutral targets throughout Summoner’s Rift, which requires all seven dragons to be available in both games.
Dignitas will advance to the semi-finals of the Lock In tournament, where the winner of tonight’s match between FlyQuest and Team Liquid will be waiting in the next round. For 100 Thieves, the whole team will have to wait until the LCS regular season starts on February 5 to play again.
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