In this week’s article, we wrap-up Phase 1 and look ahead to Phase 2 of HGC 2017.

Phase 1 Wrap-up



Regional Strength

Phase 1 saw the rise of Europe on the international stage as Fnatic claimed the EU’s first global HGC Championship. Fellow Europeans Team Dignitas went 9-3 against Korean teams, beating both MVP Black and L5 in playoffs. Here are the average ratings for each major region (note that this includes all Phase 1 teams, including those relegated and disbanded).

  • Korea - 1583.3
  • Europe - 1565.8
  • North America - 1455.4
  • China - 1453.5

Despite Europe claiming the championship, Korea sti...

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