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Issue 5: May
 Semester 1 Week 12, 2017

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Week 12 - The Heart of the Cards

Semi-Finals and Finals

 

Are you ready to witness some of the best league of legends game play you've ever seen in your life? Keen to see how top university teams combine macro strategies with micro grandeur to dismantle their opposition?

Well then, the biggest League of Legends tournament will hold its Semi-Finals and Finals at WangYu this Sunday, so make sure to drop by or tune into the stream to support the teams! We'll also be running some AWESOME PROMOTIONS throughout the week on the UNSW LoLSoc Facebook page, so be sure to keep an eye out!

The online casual 5v5s are continuing this week on Sunday (28 May). We hope you join us once again to enjoy some casual league customs to relieve some stress in preparing for the upcoming finals.
 

- David "ozo1329" Li (Marketing - Publications) -
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CONTENTS
NEWS/UPDATES
DRAGON HOUSE CUP POINTS UPDATE
Week 12 Elder Drake - Cloud!

We are now at Week 12 now and are nearing the end of Semester 1, yet the Cloud Drake's house maintains their massive lead!

What can be done?! Is it time to shake things up? Stay tuned for exciting house updates to come soon, but in the mean time make sure to keep scoring those points!
E-SPORTS NEWS
MSI Showdown: SKT Juggernaut v The Korean Killers

It is now the business end of MSI with the remaining teams fighting tooth and nail for the coveted MSI title. Unfortunately, TSM and Gigabyte Marines were unable to qualify for the knockout stage despite playing in some of the best games of League of Legends so far in the tournament. 

As fate would have it, the first semi-final was the highly anticipated showdown between the seemingly unstoppable SKT juggernaut and the “supposed” kryptonite of the famed SKT machine over the last few seasons, the Flash Wolves from the LMS. Both sides had come into this match with much to prove; SKT with their tag of perceived vulnerability against the Taiwanese powerhouse and Flash Wolves with their inconsistent form in this tournament

However, it was the unstoppable Korean juggernaut that emerged as the victors in a clinical series - a clean sweep of 3-0. Despite promising signs in the early game from the Flash Wolves, SKT was able to rely on their strengths of well-coordinated team fighting and macro-play to guide them to victory. With this performance, SKT advanced into the MSI finals where they will face either G2 Esports from the EULCS or Team WE from the LPL. Commiserations go to the Flash Wolves who were simply bested by an outfit which was better on the day.

Stay tuned for the next Esports update with UNSW LolSoc.
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Upcoming Events
SYDNEY LEAGUE OF LEGENDS BATTLEGROUND
WEEK 12
Date: Sunday, May 28th
Time: 10:30AM - 4PM

Location: WangYu Netcafe 
Semi-Finals and Finals this Saturday!
 
As the group stages come to an end, the top teams of the tournament emerge and come together to compete for the amazing 2k prize pool. The Semi-Finals and the Finals will be held at Wang Yu (1/382 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000), so come and cheer your favourite team on, or tune into the stream (details regarding the stream will be released as the date draws closer)

But wait, there's more! Throughout the week we'll be running several promotions to keep you excited - with DAILY GIVEAWAYS leading up to the semifinals and finals this week on Sunday May 28th.

So make sure you're following our Facebook page to get in on all the action! Good luck to all teams participating.
LIKE US ON FB TO ENTER THE PROMOTIONS!
CASUAL ONLINE GAMING SESSION (W12)
WEEK 12
Date: Sunday, May 28th (Week 12)
Time: 8PM - 10PM

Location: Online (Discord)
Prep yourself for Week 12 - by playing LoL!
 
We'll be once again, hosting our weekly online gaming session; this week, on Sunday! Turn up and have some fun before finals!
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DETAILS

➜➜ Weekly $10RP prize for a random participant!
➜➜ Play League of Legends with other members and meet new friends!
➜ Use Discord for VOIP - quick and easy!
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RSVP

No pre-event RSVP is required, but make sure to sign the online attendance form on the night to be eligible for the $10RP prize!
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DRAGON HOUSE CUP

All members who attend this event will receive points for their Dragon House! 
Executive and Subcommittee Profiles
WEEK 12: "TumbIeWeed"
As we do have many more members involved in the society this year, this new section serves to help members know the executives and subcoms a little better. Each week will feature a different member!
  • Real name: Kaedan Wu
  • Role in UNSW LoLSoc: Subcommittee
  • IGN: TumbIeWeed
  • Days/Times Available to Play w/Members: At every LoLSoc online event
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, Anime, Games
  • Favourite Champion: 2 trick - Vayne/Thresh
  • League of Legends Tip: You can ward over dragon pit to red bushes. And top and bot lane to river bushes safely.
Last Week's Event Recaps
Thank you for coming last week's BBQ!
 
Thank you to everyone that dropped by at last week's free Barbecue event! We hope that everyone had a great time hanging around the Library Lawn during their lunch break with their fellow society members!
Be ready to grab yourself some popcorn and a comfortable chair for the tournament's semis and finals as there will definitely be some top level game play this Sunday. Maybe add some of these guys and ask them to teach you some tips! 

See you on the fields of justice this week, summoners.


- David "ozo1329" Li (Marketing - Publications) -
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