With the LCS Lock In quarterfinals at a close, the top-performing teams are preparing themselves to go head-to-head in the semi-finals.
100 Thieves have come out of the blocks firing on all cylinders at the LCS Lock In. The pre-event dark horses proved unstoppable in the quarter-finals against Immortals after beating them 2-0 as they set themselves up for a huge challenge in Cloud9 at the semis.
Tanner ‘Damonte’ Damonte has been 100T’s key man in the Mid Lane so far at the Lock In. Combined with Kim ‘Ssumday’ Chan-ho’s support from the Top Lane, this has proved to be an unstoppable partnership.
Damonte believes that the unique synergy of the group allows them to perform so well, stating that “we’re actually playing another year with four of the same players, just under a different team.”
In the past, he’s previously had entire roster changes year in and year out, and this continued consistency has allowed the team to form a strong bond.
This is continually reflected in the team’s performance during the Lock In, by securing positive trades by leveraging strong positions like ADC and Jungle. While Ssumday took a backseat during the matchup against Golden Guardians, he eventually secured the win for his team with a match total of 10 kills and a quadra.
Could it be written in the cards that 100 Thieves will claim victory to the first-ever LCS Lock In? Time will tell.
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