2022 LCS Summer Week 2 Day 1 wrap-up
2022 LCS summer split Week 2 Day 1 TSM

2022 LCS Summer Week 2 Day 1 wrap-up

This week brings unexpected heat from TSM

Week 2 of the League of Legends Championship Series Summer split kicked off the first day of competition on Saturday with five games, all of which were bangers. Here is a wrapup of all the best moments, clips and more from the action of Week 2 Day 1 of the 2022 LCS Summer split.

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Player of the Day:  FLY Josedeodo

Although the player of the game actually went to Johnson “Johnsun” Nguyen, FlyQuest’s jungler Brandon “Josedeodo” Villegas should probably have received the honor. In FLY’s game against the undefeated Counter Logic Gaming, Josedeodo’s miraculous engagements in every fight allowed the team to constantly fight their way back into the game; and with Yuumi on his hip, CLG needed to respect the Wukong player’s movements, because he could dash in and win the game at any time. After a long back and forth affair, Josedeodo hit the go button, which allowed Johnsun to dump the damage and break CLG’s undefeated streak. But without Josedeodo, FLY probably would of never had the opportunity to win.

Most memorable moment: TSM taking down TL

TSM and Team Liquid Honda could not have had more opposite paths over the course of 2022. On one hand, TL has a super team destined for Worlds 2022; meanwhile TSM is struggling to find their identity and are far from even making playoffs. But on Week 2 of the 2022 LCS Summer split, both of those ideas required a second look. Despite being heavy favorites and undefeated, TL found themselves stunned as TSM were in control the whole game and even managed to put TL away in less than 30 minutes. TSM now find themselves with two wins, something they weren’t able to achieve until week 5 in the spring.

Best Quote: C9 sweating

After their historically bad Week 1 performance, Cloud9 finally entered Week 2 of the split with their complete roster. Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen and Kim “Berserker” Min-cheol were back in the starting lineup after being gone in Week 1 due to visa issues. With the actual C9 roster on stage, there were no more excuses; a loss to Dignitas would mean an 0-4 record, which would start to actually raise concerns from a team that made the quarterfinals of Worlds 2021 just a few months ago. Cloud9 clearly struggled to find their footing during this match — in fact, it looked like DIG was actually just going to win the game, but thanks to TSM finding all five members of DIG in C9’s jungle, C9 were able to get the teamfight they wanted despite Super Minions knocking down C9’s base. And in 33 minutes, C9 managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

Best Clip: Huhi keeps his friends close, enemies closer

Sometimes the best clips arent about the gameplay but about the players themselves. Once upon a time, 100 Thieves support player Choi “huhi” Jae-hyun was the mid laner for Counter Logic Gaming, where current Golden Guardians bot laner Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes once played alongside him. In this clip, Huhi reminisces over the good days back at CLG and welcomes Stixxay back to the LCS — all while he makes sure Stixxay knows who runs bot lane.

What’s next

Week 2 of the 2022 LCS Summer split continues on Sunday with another five-game slate. Notable matches include CLG taking on Evil Genuises and C9 going up against 100. Matches start at 3:30 p.m ET live on Twitch and YouTube.


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ASU alum with a B.A in Sports Journalism, Warren is one of the premier TFT Journalists in the scene and is a decent TFT player as well who has peaked Challenger and has had multiple accounts in Master+ over all sets. Warren also specializes in other esports content including League of Legends, Valorant, Smash Bros, and more.