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Meiko   Support    EDward Gaming
Meiko ended with a 2/11/13 KDA in EDG's loss to RNG Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Starting off on Braum in Game 1, Meiko was utterly unable to make an impact, going 0/3/0 in the loss. EDG as a whole looked like a completely different team in Game 2, and Meiko was no exception, as his Lulu ended with a 1/1/8 KDA to tie up the series. It looked like Meiko's luck had turned, as his Zyra continued to do well in the early portion of Game 3, grabbing a kill and multiple assists with some superb skill usage. However, Meiko promptly ruined it by giving up three deaths in the span of a couple minutes, giving over tons of map pressure to RNG. Meiko's failures continued into Game 4, where his Karma managed only a single assist while dying four times, giving the game and series over to RNG.
Zet   Mid    EDward Gaming
Zet went an overall 8/10/9 in EDG's loss to RNG Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Things did not start out well for Zet in this series, as his Caitlyn finished 0/3/0 in the Game 1 loss, down 70 CS to Uzi's Ashe. His scoreline vastly improved for his Game 2 on Varus, but he didn't do anything particularly impressive in the win, as his one death not only accounted for half of his team's, but also nearly gave RNG their only positive trade all game long. Returning to Caitlyn for Game 3, Zet was repeatedly caught out in the mid game by Ming's Nautilus despite his champion's range, leaving him tied at a game-high five deaths in the loss. Again, switching back to Varus made Zet look somewhat better, as he ended with a positive 2/1/1 KDA, but overall his impact on the game was somewhat negligible, and EDG still lost the game and series.
Uzi   ADC    Royal Never Give Up
Uzi went 15/2/18 as RNG took down EDG 3-1 Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

In Game 1, it was the Enchanted Crystal Arrow from Uzi's Ashe that opened up the game's first teamfight, which RNG crushed in a 5-for-0 ace to take control of the game. Uzi continued to have solid Arrows, as well as impeccable positioning as he went 5/0/7 in the win. Uzi went with Varus in Game 2, and like the rest of RNG, couldn't do much of anything to stop EDG from stomping all over them in a 32-minute win. Returning to Ashe for Game 3, Uzi looked solid once again, but wasn't hugely impactful for much of the game. Still, he put out good damage in fights and landed some strong ultimates towards the end of the game, and once again managed to not die all the while. Uzi's Game 4 on Caitlyn was arguably his best of the bunch, as he shredded through EDG's tanks and carries alike en route to a 7/0/4 KDA to complete the series victory for RNG.
Ming   Support    Royal Never Give Up
Ming finished off RNG's 3-1 victory over EDG with a KDA of 4/4/33.

RotoWire Analysis

Ming absolutely dominated the latter half of this series, on a different champion each game. His Thresh grabbed a kill and three assists in RNG's 16- minute ace, and then picked up additional assists as his team pushed their advantage. He never made any huge plays this game, but was there if his team needed him, which they seemingly didn't. Game 2 was extremely rough for the whole of RNG, and while Ming's Karma managed to pick up 100-percent kill participation with a pair of assists, this was all that could really be said for it. Ming likely had his best performance of the series on Nautilus in Game 3. Time after time Ming landed absolutely gorgeous hooks onto EDG's backline, setting RNG up for easy picks and teamfight victories in the win. Game 4 was nearly as good, as while he couldn't make the same kinds of plays on Lulu, his buffs and shields were hugely impactful in his team's final victory. Ming had a superb 3/2/22 KDA across the last two games of the series.
Scout   Mid    EDward Gaming
Scout finished with a KDA of 7/10/8 as EDG were taken down by RNG Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Scout went with a mid-lane Karma pick in response to the LeBlanc from Xiaohu, and failed to make an impact on the supposed counter pick. His lone kill came at five minutes in, and he wasn't even necessary for it, as Fireloli did all of the work. He ended 1/3/0 in the loss. Scout's Ryze looked better in Game 2, since his team was dominating, but even then, he only participated in a single kill until the final three minutes of the game. From there, it was all downhill, as despite finding early kills in both games, neither Scout's Jayce in Game 3 nor his Ryze in Game 4 did much of anything to stop RNG from taking the series.
Xiaohu   Mid    Royal Never Give Up
Xiaohu went an overall 11/6/23 as RNG took down EDG 3-1 Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Starting the series off on LeBlanc in Game 1, Xiaohu grabbed three assists as RNG smashed EDG in the game's first teamfight. He continued to rack up assists as his team snowballed their lead before finally finding a double kill around Baron. While he didn't do anything fantastic, he ended 3/0/9 in the win. In Game 2, all of RNG were torn apart handily. However, Xiaohu's Jayce did manage to pick up a pair of assists for perfect kill participation, at the very least. Xiaohu went with Taliyah for the remainder of the series and looked brilliant. Every aspect of his play was strong, but his ultimates were what set him apart. Weaver's Wall can be treacherous if used improperly, but Xiaohu nailed the ability usage every time, consistently catching out members of EDG and even coordinating it with abilities like Explosive Cask from Mlxg's Gragas in Game 4. Xiaohu's Taliyah was an enormous factor in the series victory for RNG.
Fireloli    EDward Gaming
Fireloli went an overall 6/7/12 in EDG's loss to RNG Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Fireloli got off to a great start in Game 1 on Graves, grabbing first blood and then an assist early on, taking out his counterpart Mlxg in both cases. However, after EDG were massacred in the first major teamfight, there was nothing Fireloli could do to take the game. On Graves again in Game 2, Fireloli did his part to contribute to EDG's massive snowball performance, but didn't do anything hugely impressive in the win. Fireloli again found early success in Game 3, ganking mid lane for an assist on first blood as Ivern. However, his presence was barely felt after that, as he ended with a 0/2/3 KDA, feeling largely absent in the high-kill game. Fireloli found first blood once again in Game 4, but while he ended with a decent KDA, still couldn't make enough happen for his team. He ended 2/1/2 as he watched RNG take the series.
mlxg   Jungler    Royal Never Give Up
Mlxg ended RNG's 3-1 victory over EDG with a KDA of 9/7/25.

RotoWire Analysis

Mlxg's Elise got off to an absolutely terrible start in Game 1, getting picked off twice in the first five minutes of the game. However, Mlxg recovered beautifully, grabbing two kills in the top lane just two minutes later and going on to not die for the rest of the game. He finished with a 3/2/8 KDA in the win. Game 2 saw Mlxg on Nidalee. Not much can be said about this game, as RNG were completely run over, but at the very least, Mlxg's sole kill and assist were good for perfect kill participation. On Lee Sin for Game 1, Mlxg's first gank went a tad sideways as RNG traded 1-for-1 in a 2-vs-1 scenario top lane. However, as the game went on, Mlxg consistently landed beautiful Dragon's Rage kicks onto EDG's backline, setting his team up for a win. In Game 4 Mlxg moved onto yet another champion in Gragas, and continued to look sharp. His Explosive Casks were well aimed, and his Body Slams were extremely well timed, granting his team the game and series.
Mouse   Top    EDward Gaming
Mouse ended with an overall 4/14/11 KDA as EDG lost to RNG Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Mouse started out Game 1 on Gragas with a quick assist on first blood. Unfortunately, this was very nearly the extent of his impact in the game. He grabbed a sole kill with the help of a gank, but couldn't manage to do anything with it as RNG snowballed to a win. Sticking with Gragas for Game 2, Mouse looked much better. His Flash engages consistently netted picks for his team, and helped them to end the game in under 32 minutes. On Gragas once again in Game 3, Mouse managed to barely grab a kill as he was killed in a gank early on. He continued to play well as the game went on, with the exception of being caught once in the enemy jungle, but his team seemed to be perpetually dying around him, leaving him with no way to prevent a loss. Finally, Mouse went with Nautilus in Game 4, and was repeatedly caught out in the early-to-mid game. His assist on first blood was all he got as he went 0/6/1, giving the series to RNG.
LetMe   Top    Royal Never Give Up
LetMe ended RNG's victory over EDG with a KDA of 13/8/19.

RotoWire Analysis

LetMe looked fantastic on Fizz in Game 1. He helped RNG secure an early 2-for-1 trade top lane before grabbing a triple kill as the team scored a 5-for-0 ace in a dragon fight. From there, RNG had no problems snowballing to a victory. Game 2 saw LetMe fail to have an impact on Shen, as his teammates consistently died before his ultimate channel completed. He finished 0/2/1 in the loss. Returning to Fizz for Game 3, LetMe once again had a great time. He was consistently able to occupy multiple members of EDG's backline in teamfights, winning them for RNG even when he died. With his team at match point, LetMe grabbed a last-pick Camille. Game 4 was extremely hectic, with kills happening all over the map. LetMe thrived in this environment, finding numerous picks onto members of EDG using Camille's ridiculous chase potential and Hextech Ultimatum. He went 3/1/5 as RNG secured the series win.
V   Top    Newbee
V went 5/13/20 in Newbee's 0-3 sweep to EDward Gaming in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

V started out the game by not doing much at all. He was even in CS throughout the entire game, but he was never able to really get ahead of Mouse, who thoroughly dominated the lane. With no help from this lane, Newbee were run over in the 36-minute loss. V took Nautilus onto the Rift in Game 2 and still couldn't help his team get the win. He was much better in terms of kills, even getting the first blood just six minutes in. As the game progressed, there just wasn't enough support from the mid and bottom lanes to overcome EDG in the late game. V was on Fizz in the final game and never got into a good groove at all. He only had one kill in the game, and while he did have eight assists, it still wasn't enough of a showing from him and his teammates to stop the sweep.
Swift   Jungler    Newbee
Swift put up a KDA of 10/15/17 in Newbee's 0-3 sweep to EDward Gaming in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Swift was on Elise in the first game and didn't have the greatest of showings. He started off the game by getting picked off during an early fight where Meiko was just lying in wait for the jungler. He additionally wasn't able to contest Fireloli in terms of neutral-objective control, as he was down in CS all game long and lost both Barons in the 36-minute loss. Swift went with Rumble in Game 2 and was fairly consistent. He helped Mouse with the first blood just six minutes in and made his presence felt throughout the map pretty often. He had a huge lead in the jungle to help control the map, which eventually led to the first Baron. But there was no followup late into the game as EDG picked up a 2-0 lead. Swift moved over to Lee Sin in Game 3 and couldn't really manage to get ahead. He died a game-high six times in the loss and wasn't really a contributing factor in the game, which is why they were easily defeated and bounced from the playoffs.
Coco   Mid    Newbee
Coco finished up Newbee's 0-3 sweep to EDward Gaming in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs with a 9/11/14 KDA.

RotoWire Analysis

Coco was on Viktor for Game 1 and probably had the strongest showing out of all five Newbee members. He waited patiently in the early game to pick off Fireloli in the jungle and had a pretty strong grip on the mid lane, as well. Despite picking up a couple more kills in the mid lane, his team had no momentum and were easily handled. Coco chose Talon for Game 2 and was abused constantly. He never managed to get a hold on his lane, and it hurt his team. While the top lane was strong, the mid and bottom lanes couldn't pitch in enough to get the win. Coco moved to Twisted Fate in the final game of the series and finally showed up for battle. He got an early kill on Mouse to start off well, and then picked up a crazy triple kill in the mid game during a 4-for-2 teamfight. Despite all his efforts, Newbee still couldn't overcome what EDG were putting out and were swiftly eliminated from the playoffs in a sweep.
Lwx   ADC    Newbee
Lwx posted a KDA of 9/9/16 in Newbee's 0-3 sweep to EDward Gaming in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Lwx did nothing at all on Kog'Maw in Game 1. He gave up first blood to Zet just 10 minutes in, and it was all downhill from there. He held a slight CS lead at certain points in the game, but he lacked any real impact whatsoever. Lwx was on Varus in Game 2 and once again could not stand up to Zet in the bottom lane. He simply died far too many times to really be effective. He got a couple kills here and there, but he and Mor just couldn't control the bottom lane, which led to the loss. Lwx was on Ezreal in Game 3 and was fairly strong. He got the first blood to give the impression of getting ahold of the bottom lane. He added in another double kill in the mid game, but this just couldn't do much to stop EDG as the game progressed.
Mor   Support    Newbee
Mor floundered with a 1/8/21 KDA in Newbee's 0-3 sweep to EDward Gaming in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Mor picked Lulu in Game 1, but had almost no impact with the champion. He and Lwx had a pretty poor laning phase here to open the series. Their comp was just not strong enough to contend with what Edward Gaming put up. He chose Zyra in Game 2 and again had no impact on the game. He didn't really use the champion to the best of her ability to pitch in during teamfights. Mor was on Karma in Game 3 and couldn't really overcome EDG's bottom lane yet again. While he did get an early kill, it didn't continue throughout the rest of the game. There was just nothing at all that he or anyone on Newbee could do to stop EDG from running away with the game.
Scout   Mid    EDward Gaming
Scout finished EDward Gaming's 3-0 sweep of Newbee in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs with a 7/7/33 KDA.

RotoWire Analysis

Scout was a fiend with Orianna in the mid lane during Game 1. He had a big CS lead from the start, but that's not where he made most of his impact. His Shockwaves were what gave EDG the edge in the teamfights they used to pick up this win. They were always on point to pick up wins across the map and lock up the win. Scout was on the rarely seen Karma mid lane in Game 2 and was very strong. He picked on Coco's Talon all game long to keep himself ahead the whole time. He also added in a ton of assists to keep his team rolling to a 2-0 lead. He switched over to Taliyah for the final game and was incredibly strong with the champion. He didn't exactly pour on the kills, but he did pick up a couple early ones that led to a sizable lead in the mid lane for him. He was a constant presence in every teamfight, using all of his champion's kit to shut down Newbee at every turn. He picked up MVP honors and helped his team secure the 3-0 sweep to move on to the semifinals.
Zet   Mid    EDward Gaming
Zet put up a KDA of 17/7/16 in EDward Gaming's 3-0 sweep of Newbee in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Zet and Meiko were a perfect pair in Game 1 to get the win. He picked up the first blood just 10 minutes in and never let up from there. He was always in the background putting out consistent damage for his team to continue moving along to the 36-minute win. Zet continued to be a force in Game 2, playing on Caitlyn. He picked up a kill in the first major teamfight of the game in the bottom lane to push his team ahead once again. Teamfights were the name of the game for the EDG bottom lane, as they pushed Newbee's bottom lane around ridiculously to pick up the win. Zet was on Kog'Maw in Game 3 and got off to a rough start. He died early on, and Meiko actually picked up the early kills here and there. As the game progressed, he managed to get ahold of things and help his team to a fairly easy 3-0 sweep.
Meiko   Support    EDward Gaming
Meiko tallied a 7/7/35 KDA EDward Gaming's 3-0 sweep of Newbee in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Meiko put on a strong performance to start of this series with Karma. He not only pushed his team along with shields and speed-ups to give his team great utility in fights, but he also put up some timely kills on his way to a 2/2/8 performance that netted him the MVP honors. Meiko played on Lulu in the final two games of the series, and he was strong with the champion. In both games, he picked up early kills for his team, which got them off to nice starts in the bottom lane. The only problem was that in Game 2, he got the early games rather than Zet's Kog'Maw. Despite this, though, his team was able to bounce back with he and Zet's strong bottom-lane presence in the win.
Fireloli    EDward Gaming
Fireloli went 10/5/29 in EDward Gaming's 3-0 sweep of Newbee in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Fireloli had a stranglehold on the jungle from the very start of this game. He dominated the early jungle phase by being up 30 CS before seven minutes had even passed. While he did get taken down easily in the mid game, he more than made up for it with his strong control over neutral objectives. His team used both Barons in the game to take the 36-minute win. Fireloli went with Ivern in Game 2 and took a bit of a more passive route to the game. He controlled the jungle well, but didn't have many kills. He mainly existed to pop in and out of fights while picking up kills and assist here and there. Eventually, this control he had led to a 2-0 lead. Moving into Game 3, Fireloli was on Graves and dominated the jungle. He started off by showing nice control over his damage output to take down Swift in the jungle early on. He added in another double kill in a mid-game fight to keep his team moving along. He continued to play well in teamfights during the rest of the game to lock up the sweep.
Mouse   Top    EDward Gaming
Mouse posted a 12/8/20 KDA in EDward Gaming's 3-0 sweep of Newbee in the quarterfinals of the LPL Spring Playoffs.

RotoWire Analysis

Mouse didn't have an overly impactful showing in Game 1 on Gragas, but what he did was quietly control the top lane from start to finish. He got the first-tower gold to put his team up 3,000 gold and it was all history from there. There was nothing at all that V could do to stop Mouse, which led to EDG's Game 1 win. Mouse chose Kennen in Game 2 and got off to a rough start. He was taken down for first blood, but then quickly bounced back during a 3-for-0 teamfight. While became quite the terror in the top lane, he did have a late death that allowed Newbee to take a Baron and get back into the game. Luckily they were able to overcome this to take the game and a 2-0 lead. Mouse was on Kennen again for Game 3 and was once again very strong with the champion. He got an early kill for a nice lead in the early game, but he mainly existed to set up his teammates for kills. He used Kennen's ultimate to lock down members of Newbee and give his team easy advantages in teamfights for the win.