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T1 Dynasty Down and Out: Gen. G Sweep T1 and Take Last Spot to Worlds 2020

06:49 PM September 09, 2020

T1 is out! Gen. G sweep Faker and T1 3-0 in the Regional Qualifiers to steal away the region’s last spot at Worlds 2020.

To start off the series, Gen. G had Gwak “Bdd” Bo-seong secure first blood in the top lane which started their snowball against T1. Despite valiant efforts on the side of T1 to even the game, Gen. G simply had better tempo and punished T1’s mistakes heavily in the mid-game.

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In Game 2, T1 had a commanding lead in the early game and were poised to carry their lead with Choi “Ellim” El-lim on Elise. However, Effort repeatedly getting caught off caused T1 to lose hold of their advantage and lose footing with their early-centric team composition. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok tried his hardest to keep T1 in the game with a heroic play on Sylas, but was all for naught as Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk’s Ezreal rampaged on the Rift.

The last game of the series had Gen. G and T1 duking it out as everything was on the line for the old-time world champions. Rascal put Canna in his place taking solo kills off the rookie on his Volibear. Coming into the mid game, T1 had a tough road ahead of them against Gen. G that had Mountain Soul and couldn’t quite deliver when it mattered. 

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With their loss in Game 3, T1 lost their last chance at redemption to qualify for Worlds 2020. T1 will not have a chance to reclaim their former glory once again. This will be the third time in the organization’s history that T1 will fail to qualify for Worlds.

Gen. G secures the last slot and qualifies directly to the Group Stage as the region’s third seed. 

 

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