At Worlds 2018, the impossible happened. By now you’ve heard the story. We’ve only made three other videos about it.
The defending world champions, Gen.G, lost in groups. 1-5. The powerhouse first seed, KT Rolster, went down in quarterfinals. A close series, but they lost 3-2. And the Afreeca Freecs completed the trend with a 3-0 loss to Cloud9.
It’s not just the first time that a Korean team missed the finals since they got a server. It’s not just the first time that they didn’t win the finals since 2013. Korea didn’t make it out of quarterfinals. Gen.G only won a single game.
For the greatest region in the history of the game, it was a disaster. But what happened?
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