2016 EU LCS Summer Split Week 2 Power Rankings

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3. H2K (2 points, 0-2-0)

H2K came into the split with one major roster change: ditching Konstantinos “FORG1VEN” Tzortziou for Ales “Freeze” Knezinek.

Some would argue that it was an upgrade for H2K or that they came out even in the end, but come on, imagine thinking that Freeze is actually better than FORG1VEN. Freeze might be better for the team’s overall atmosphere and chemistry, but they still took a hit as far as talent is concerned.

With that said, it was a move that H2K should have been able to adapt to rather smoothly. They have a very slow and methodical style of play, and a change at ADC shouldn’t have altered their team that much.

That was proven after their first week of play, but they didn’t look as crisp as they did in the previous split. Say it’s because of the break or roster change, but they definitely will look a lot better moving forward.

Ending in ties with two middle of the pack teams isn’t going to get it done if H2K want to be the best in Europe, but they do look like the first team in the region’s second-tier. That isn’t a great place to be in, but the room for improvement is there.

Their first real test will be on Friday when they face off against Fnatic. Losing wouldn’t be the end of the world, but getting destroyed would be extremely alarming.

Next: 2. Fnatic