The Top League of Legends E-Sports Teams In 2020
Arguably the world’s most popular esports, League of Legends (LoL), is one of two Massive Online Battle Arenas that dominate the esports industry.
14:42 01 April 2020
Since its release in 2009, League of Legends has attracted millions of gamers around the world.
Numerous teams have been competing in the game for years, and we’ll be exploring the best LoL teams competing in 2020.
FunPlus Phoenix (FPX) is undoubtedly the best League of Legends esports team of 2020. They dominated their opponents in the 2019 League of Legends World Championships, beating Fnatic and Invictus Gaming in the quarterfinals and semi-finals, respectively. In the finals, FPX humiliated G2 Esports, too.
SK Telecom T1
SK Telecom T1 (SKT T1) takes pride in being ranked as the second-best LoL team in the world. The team hails from the Republic of Korea.
Unlike FunPlus Phoenix, which draws players from different countries, all SKT T1 players are Korean nationals. The team is composed of nine members, including Sang-Hyeok Lee (Faker), Lee Sang-Ho (Effort. Kr), Han Gyeo-Re (Leo.lol), and Sehyeong Jo (Mata).
Other participants are Dong-ha Kim (Khan. LoL), Min-Seung Kang (Haru), Kim Tae-min (Clid), Park Jin-Sung (Teddy.kr), and Kim Jae-Hee (Crazy-lol).
SKT T1 has participated in 294 games so far, winning 216 games and losing 78 games, which is a sturdy 73% win-rate.
Invictus Gaming won the 2018 League of Legends World Championships. The Chinese team boasts an impressive amount of talent, including its solo laners – Rookies and TheShy – who hold a reputation for as the world’s best LoL players.
If you combine that skill with fiery laning, persistent aggression, and decisive team-fighting, you’ll understand how Invictus Gaming became one of the world’s best League of Legends teams.
G2 Esports is another one of the LoL teams to watch in 2020, with a 63% win-rate. The team boasts a GG Elo rating of 1,299, and, so far, it has won 154 matches and lost 82.
The team’s overall earnings stand at $1,783,938. While G2 Esports is a European team, it draws its players from different countries across the globe, including Jankos from Poland, Mikyz and Perkz from Croatia, and Promisq and Thebausffs from Sweden. Caps and Wunder from Denmark.
G2 Esports has participated in a number of online and offline tournaments. The offline tournaments include the 2017 Mid-Season Invitational, where they emerged second and bagged $338,000. The offline tournaments include the 2016 EU LCS Summer Playoffs, where they won and bagged $50,000.
Though Invictus Gaming bundled Griffin out of the 2019 World Championships at the quarterfinals stage, it remains one of the world’s best LoL teams. The team takes pride in being one of the top LCK teams ever since qualifying to play in the LCK for the 2018 summer split.
Griffin won the LCK 2019 Spring and Summer Split, taking second place in the LCK 2019 Spring and Summer Playoffs.
If you’re an esports enthusiast and don’t only focus on 918kiss games, be sure to keep your eye on these five League of Legends teams in 2020.