The second week of LCL Spring 2017 was rather unsuccessful for Gambit LoL, as our guys did not manage to pick a single victory. Our frustration is magnified by the fact that our match against Vaevictis eSports was subject to a remake due to technical difficulties at the studio. For the second time in a row in the history of our League of Legends division we did not manage to carry momentum over and secure a victory in a remake.
Today Gambit LoL is going up against the current leader of LCL. Vega Squadron is the only team not to drop a single game during the first week of the competition. It's worth noting that Vega is represented by two former Gambit players: LeX and Edward.
Today Gambit LoL has a tough task of facing the reigning LCL champions. Even though our opponent is challenging, we are hoping for a victory, so that we can avoid finishing this week without a single win.
The first season of LoL Continental League kicks off this weekend. Our new roster led by Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov expects a challenging baptism of fire as Gambit LoL is set to face LCL Summer 2016 semi-finalists NaVi and reigning champions M19 (ex-Albus NoX Luna). Given that Riot Games new studio in Moscow isn't ready yet to accommodate teams this week, the games will be played in an online setting.
Some of the changes got revealed in the CIS Challenger Series. The main news is a certain transformation: the last year the CIS Challenger Series was organized by StarLadder, whereas this year the second division will be run by Riot Games.
Gambit Esports starts to accept applications for the post of head coach of League of Legends team. Gambit LoL is one of the eight LoL Continental League participants. The competitive cycle of 2017 is set to begin at the end of January, in turn, the team plans to start full training at a gaming hose in Moscow in the first half of January. At the moment, the team consists of Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov, Ivan "FIRees" Silantiev and Valentin "NikSar" Zimakov. Our new Mid Laner and Support will be announced in the near future.