Riot Games has released an infographic for the first week of the 2017 NA LCS Spring Split, revealing several interesting statistics for the community.
The introduction of the new 10-ban system has had a major impact on competitive proceedings. Last year, 43 unique champions were picked during the first week of the Summer Split. In comparison, 48 unique champions were picked by the North American professionals for the same period.
The average game time was 40:22, a strange occurrence when considering that Riot Games has always pursued changes to ensure shorter games. Echo Fox may have lost both of its games but it held an average gold lead between 15 and 35 minutes. That’s something for fans to cling on to.
Maokai was the most picked champion during the first week of the 2017 NA LCS Spring Split. Out of the 25 games played over the weekend, the Twisted Treant was picked in 21 of them. Ashe and Varus followed closely behind, being picked in 20 and 19 games respectively.
Camille was banned in every single game. The latest champion added to League of Legends is yet to make her debut in the NA LCS. LeBlanc was the second-most banned champion during the first week of competitive play, crossed out in 23 games. Rengar followed next, having been banned in 21 games.
Ekko featured a 100 percent win percentage, followed by Miss Fortune and Karma with 83 and 78 percent respectively. Do note that these win percentages account for champions who were played in at least 3 or more games over the weekend.
For champions who were played in at least 2 games, the following registered a 100 percent win-rate: Shen, Taric, Caitlyn, Fizz, and Graves.
NA LCS Standings for Week 1
- FlyQuest: 2W-0L
- Cloud9: 2W-0L
- Team SoloMid: 1W-1L
- Team Liquid: 1W-1L
- Team Dignitas: 1W-1L
- Phoenix1: 1W-1L
- Counter Logic Gaming: 1W-1L
- Immortals: 1W-1L
- Echo Fox: 0W-2L
- Team Envy: 0W-2L
Team Liquid’s Samson “Lourlo” Jackson achieved the highest KDA of 15.3 while Matt “Matt” Elento had the highest kill participation with 82 percent. Team Dignitas’ Alex “Xpecial” Chu registered the most assists while Echo Fox’s Matt “Akaadian” Higginbotham had the most kills with 34. Immortals’ Eugene “Pobelter” Park suffered by having the most deaths with 28.