If Frequent wished to maintain the preseason idea that they were a favorite to win the LCS, they needed to make it through the three-game stretch of their schedule that included a complete crop of contenders in Cloud9, Evil Geniuses, and 100 Thieves with a relatively strong showing. But Frequent did a lot more than look good in those 3 games– they looked unstoppable.
They capped off that stretch today with a persuading 30-minute win against 100 Thieves, improving their record to 6-0 in the 2023 LCS Spring Split
To be reasonable to 100 Thieves, it wasn’t until the 17-minute mark that Frequent discovered their very first decisive team fight triumph and opened the gold differential beyond 2,000 gold. The 2 groups traded blows in the early game, though numerous mid-game missteps from the Thieves enabled the dominoes to continue to fall in Requests favor.
Through their very first 5 wins this season, Frequent rolled over every challenger they entered into contact with. Across their very first five games, Frequent held the greatest team-wide KD ratio in the league, doubling up their opponents with a mark of 2.43. They likewise have one of the fastest average win times in the league, according to League stats site Oracles Elixir.
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Against 100 Thieves, Frequent ADC Prince continued to make his early-season case for the LCS MVP award all the more appropriate. In 3 short weeks, he’s developed himself as easily the finest ADC in the region, winning decisive games versus storied NA ADC’s like Berserker, FBI, and now Double lift (all of whom are former champions, by the method). Today, Princes Kiera racked up a scoreline of 11/1/9, passing Berserker for the league-wide DA title in the procedure.
Another top-of-the-standings-relevant game will happen later today in between C9 and EG– the only other two teams in the LCS with records above the 0.500 mark. Must C9 win that game, they’ll have sole ownership of second place in the league.
Things get substantially simpler for Frequent next week, too, because they won’t need to deal with a team with a winning record in any of their three super week games. Already, Requests beginning support Ella could also be back in the mix for the team. He’s been unable to have fun with Frequent due to visa complications.
Across their first 5 video games, Frequent held the greatest team-wide KD ratio in the league, doubling up their challengers with a mark of 2.43. Versus 100 Burglars, Frequent ADC Prince continued to make his early-season case for the LCS MVP award all the more appropriate. Things get considerably simpler for Frequent next week, too, given that they won’t have to deal with a team with a winning record in any of their 3 super week games.
And so far, Frequent have actually not discriminated at all in between title competitors and the LCS bottom-halfers when it concerns their shellackings. Today, they lowered 100 Burglars (and their four-game winning streak), holding a 10,400 gold lead at one point in the game prior to securely establishing themselves as the LCS group to beat.