EG Danny is the first starter to reach Challenger on Korean ladder with 668 LP

1Play LOL News
Jun 20

Evil Geniuses are on a roll, before they even play their first match at the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI 2022).

Out of the new accounts allocated to participating teams outside the Asian region, the first three players to hit Grandmaster in early May were all from EG — bot laner Kyle “Danny” Sakamaki, mid laner Joseph Joon “jojopyun” Pyun, and substitute bot laner Muhammed Hasan “Kaori” Şentürk.

While Kaori has since taken the lead with 722 LP, Danny is the first among starters to reach the highest-ranked tier in solo queue, with 668 LP at the time of writing.

With a whopping 75% win rate out of 82 games played, it’s no wonder the starting AD carry rose up the ranks so quickly. Even though Kaori has a higher LP on account of his having played more games, his win rate is lower at 60%.

Danny’s most-played champion continues to be Zeri, whom he got a pentakill with during the LCS Spring 2022 regular season, followed by Samira and Senna.

Two days ago, he even tried out Seraphine bot lane, and finished with a perfect 9/0/5 KDA victory.

The remaining Evil Geniuses players are also continuing to dominate the ladder, with the third and fourth spots being occupied by jungler Kacper “Inspired” Słoma and star rookie mid laner jojopyn.

Drawing near to Challenger as well is G2 mid laner Rasmus “caPs” Borregaard Winther, who is currently in Grandmaster just below jojopyun with 360 LP.

EG top laner Jeong “Impact” Eon-young is currently in Masters with 188 LP.

Check the MSI 2022 schedule here and watch the matches live on Riot Games’ official channels on Twitch and YouTube.

Amanda "Tania Mae" Tan  ONEESPORTS  2022-05-10 18:00:00
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