With a direct ticket to the League of Legends Worlds Championship on the line, the reigning OPL champions, the LG Dire Wolves faced the Chiefs Esports Club who was thirsty for revenge in the OPL Split Two Grand Final last Saturday.
The best of five saw LG Dire Wolves taking out the victory against the Chiefs Esports Club in a 3 – 1 victory. Without a wildcard tournament in the way, this was one of the most important grand final to win but unfortunately the Dire Wolves once again proved too strong against the veteran Chiefs side. The Dire Wolves were pretty strong in the first and second game dominating the Chiefs until game three which they finally picked up a game. However the turnaround wasn’t enough to push the Chiefs momentum with the Dire Wolves taking out game four ending the series.
Curtis “Sharp” Morgan, Dire Wolves Coach has said:
“Chiefs pushed us in the grand final as they have been doing all year. We’ve had to work hard but it will hopefully mean we are able to now do Oceania proud at Worlds.”
Daniel Ringland, Head of Esports at Riot Games Oceania:
“Dire Wolves and Chiefs have been two of the OPL’s heavyweight teams over the past couple of years. It was an epically, strategic final and we’re excited to see what Dire Wolves can do at Worlds in China.”
The LG Dire Wolves will now be flying to Wuhan, China, to represent Oceania in the Play-In Stage at Worlds from 23-29th September 2017. They will take on teams from regions such as North America and Europe.
You can re-watch the entire grand final here: