IEM Katowice 2016 Primer

LoL: IEM Katowice Primer

IEM Katowice is about to begin in a few days time! Will Europe manage to finally topple the Korean overlords? Will NA be able to prove that they have improved as a region? Will China be able to avenge the ghosts of their horrible Worlds performance? Or will it be as usual and Korea will dominate yet again?

Check out the primer below for more information on the tournament!

Group A – Rosters

ESC Ever (Challengers KR)

  • Top: Jae-hee “Crazy” Kim
  • Jungle: Min-kwon “Ares” Kim | Jun-seok “Ryan” Lee
  • Mid: Myung-gu “Tempt” Kang
  • AD Carry: Dong-wook “LoKeN” Lee
  • Support: Han-gi “KeY” Kim | Jong-seop “Totoro” Eun

Origen (EU LCS)

  • Top: Paul “SoaZ” Boyer
  • Jungle: Maurice “Amazing” Stückenschneider
  • Mid: Tristan “PowerOfEvil” Schrage
  • AD Carry: Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen
  • Support: Alfonso “Mithy” Aguirre Rodriguez

Royal Never Give Up (LPL)

  • Top: Jun-ze “LetMe” Yan | Hyeong-seok “Looper” Jang
  • Jungle: Shi-yu “mlxg” Liu | In-seok “InSec” Choi
  • Mid: Yuan-hao “xiaohu” Li | Xiang-yi “Sask” Zhou
  • AD Carry: Wang “wuxx” Wang Cheng | Jia-wen “NaMei” Zhu
  • Support: Le “Ley” Li | Se-hyoung “Mata” Cho


  • Top: Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell
  • Jungle: Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen
  • Mid: Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg
  • AD Carry: Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng
  • Support: Bora “Yellowstar” Kim



Group B – Rosters

SK Telecom T1 (LCK)

  • Top: Ho-seong “Duke” Lee
  • Jungle: Seong-ung “Bengi” Bae | Sun-gu “Blank” Kang
  • Mid: Sang-hyeok “Faker” Lee
  • AD Carry: Jun-sik “Bang” Bae
  • Support: Jae-wan “Wolf” Lee

Fnatic (EU LCS)

  • Top: Yeong-jin “Gamsu” Noh
  • Jungle: Da-yun “Spirit” Lee
  • Mid: Fabian “Febiven” Diepstraten
  • AD Carry: Martin “Rekkles” Larsson
  • Support: Johan “Klaj” Olsson

Qiao Gu Reapers (LPL)

  • Top: Bao “V” Bo
  • Jungle: Dae-hoon “Swift” Baek
  • Mid: Tae-sang “DoinB” Kim | Yeong-hoon “Borisal” Kim
  • AD Carry: Yu “Peco” Rui | Zihao “Uzi” Jian
  • Support: Zhang “Mor” Hong-Wei

Counter Logic Gaming (NA LCS)

  • Top: Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaya
  • Jungle: Jake “Xmithie” Puchero
  • Mid: Jae-Hyun “Huhi” Choi
  • AD Carry: Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes
  • Support: Zaqueri “aphromoo” Black