Danish mid laner Caps is having a look to win his first League of Legends World Championship this yr. From a change to the ADC position within the Spring Split to a robust mid lane efficiency throughout the common Summer Split, he’s regularly stepped up as the important thing issue to G2 Esports’ good fortune.
At Worlds 2020, Caps will face off towards one of the most best possible mid laners from all over the world, like Showmaker, Yagao, Chovy, and Knight. They’re all top-tier gamers however lack Worlds enjoy. Caps, however, might be taking part in in his fourth World Championship this yr. He’s handed the jitters and nerves that some gamers get once they play in the most important event.
This yr, the enjoy he’s won and the teachings he’s realized at earlier World Championships may well be his greatest asset in G2’s quest for the name.
Caps started his skilled occupation in January 2015 on Enigma Esports. After swapping groups more than one occasions inside a small time frame, he landed on Dark Passage in July 2016. The Turkish group gave delivery to different LEC legends akin to Fnatic’s Bwipo and Origen’s Xerxe. Dark Passage completed the Summer Split’s common season in 2nd position and received the playoffs with a resounding 3-Zero collection over Papara SuperMassive. After Caps’ dominant efficiency within the TCL, Fnatic temporarily obtained Caps in December 2016 for the impending Spring Split. Dark Passage hasn’t received a unmarried TCL following Caps’ departure.
Caps had a robust debut yr in Europe’s premier league, incomes his group a Worlds look with a 3-Zero collection win over former EU LCS group H2K Gaming. The group emerged from the crowd level however was once knocked out within the first spherical by way of Royal Never Give Up. Caps set a function for himself: to return again and end up that he’s one of the crucial best possible mid laners on the earth.
Following this loss, Caps got here again in 2018 swinging, completing each splits in first position and profitable the playoffs. Fnatic received Rift Rivals as neatly, whilst additionally creating a cast look on the Mid-Season Invitational. With this efficiency, they attended the World Championship and stomped via maximum fighters conveniently however fell to Invictus Gaming within the finals in a blank sweep. The collection wasn’t beautiful and Fnatic failed to resist the fast paced LPL taste.
If Claps displays up at Worlds and overcomes the limitations he’s confronted during the last two years, G2 may have a shot at shooting their first World Championship. While that adventure is solely starting and it’s unclear how G2 will stack up towards LPL and LCK groups, they have got Caps within the mid lane, who’s proven numerous occasions how sturdy he’s. His more than one Worlds appearances educated him for this second—for the distinction of profitable an international championship.