The eternal North American-European League of Legends rivalry has been put to bed for now.
With Team SoloMid’s commanding sweep over Unicorns of Love to win the inaugural Rift Rivals title, NA takes firm control over any regional bragging rights.
But as the dust settles, the fallout is seen to be much more than just a single grand final win. Instead we’ve had a complete domination by the North American teams in attendance, with Cloud9, Phoenix1 and Team SoloMid obliterating their European counterparts in G2, Unicorns of Love and Fnatic.
As is common with international events, we’re left with a lot of questions after Rift Rivals. So while we take a pause on our regular power rankings because of the Rift Rivals break, let’s figure out what this all means going forward.