SKT vs Samsung Galaxy: The Epic Rematch We've Been Waiting For

Wind back the clock roughly 1 year; a 6 hour final posted the young and inexperienced Samsung Galaxy against SKT on the biggest stage seen, Worlds 2016. Although lacking experience, SG pushed the veterans to the firs full five games in a finals series ever, only to fall short at the end. That time has passed, however, and we've gone full circle to where we began. 

That's right, Samsung Galaxy and SKT have fought throughout the year, conserving their rightful spots as the best couple teams in the scene, to meet again in the upcoming match of epic proportions. As of right now, 24 hours remain until history is written once more.  Immortality against redemption, the successful against the vengeful. The Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing will have to make room for two of the biggest birds round. Those who've been attentively watching the event know how difficult its been for each team, inching closer after each map, each tight game, to finally be in the final. 

SKT look to set a record in the world of esports, three straight World titles is totally unprecedented in the industry. Perhaps defying the doubts spectators had, following a four-game losing streak earlier this year, expect them to be calm and collected to take on another title. This, of course, will only happen if Samsung Galaxy doesn't give them any trouble, which is rather unlikely. Another shot at the crownis what they've been itching for all year. A storyline to take into account is that of "Crown", their star player that lost his lane to "Faker" last year, a definite reason to their loss. Since then "Crown" has been rather consistent, but his teammates have indeed stepped up to share the weight. 

Many other thoughts run rampant over the match-up, such as junglers as champion choices; but I'm not LoL analyst. This series needs to go all the way, five games, to not fall short of the excitement. Personally, it's too close to call, but we're looking forward to seeing deep emotions along with fresh strategies and ideas reflective of this great season that we've had. 

Posted by Gabriel Sciberras on 3rd November 2017, 09:17

I'm Gabriel - 17 year-old student attending a sixth form with a little free time on his hands. I've been working with Gamers.com.mt for a roughly a year now - spreading my interests in technology, gaming and writing over the platform along with interviews and hardware reviews. All constructive feedback is appreciated. Thanks for reading!

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