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Gabriel Zoltan-Johan

Bio

Gabriel Zoltan-Johan is a News Editor at theScore esports and the head analyst for the University of Toronto League of Legends team. His (public) musings can be found on his Twitter
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H2K's Febiven on Rekkles before having met him: 'I was really into this guy, he was like an idol'
Interview video time stamps and topics: 1:40 - Fnatic vs H2K4:36 - Why Rekkles was Febiven's favorite teammate8:28 - On Self-improvement and self-help13:17 - Working with Koreans and...
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Off Meta: Taking Jayce into the jungle
There are three things that are permanent rules in League of Legends. First is that Thresh will always be relevant, second is that Lulu's polymorph will always be the most obnoxious...
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The Metagame Report: Supportal Kombat, and the best support items on 7.12
Patch 7.12 has dropped into our waiting hands, and with it a whole host of changes focused on support itemization. Riot’s intended goals are clear: support items are focused on a...
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What to watch in League this week: Make or break in NA, EU and KR
Week 4 of the Summer Split is upon us, and teams are starting to cement themselves into tiers of strength. For all of the teams below, these games are pivotal to them securing top spots...
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Coaching to Gold: Fantastic plants and where to find them
Header Image:Blast Cone = RedScryer’s Bloom = BlueHoneyfruit = Green Ever since Patch 6.22, the flora of Summoner's Rift has changed drastically, giving birth to a new mechanic in the...
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Off Meta: Snakes on top lane
Welcome to Off Meta, where U of T Head Analyst Gabriel Zoltan-Johan shakes loose and shows you a more zany way to play your favorite League of Legends champion. Instead of traditional...
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The Most Iconic Esports Moments: The Comeback — Moscow 5 vs. CLG EU
It was one of the largest gold deficits ever accumulated in professional League of Legends, and it was an even larger comeback. Some games of League of Legends don’t even have 26K gold...
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What to watch in League this week: Samsung hope to stay undefeated and FlyQuest's last gasp
Week 3 of the Summer Split is approaching, and the warmer weather is being accompanied with some firey matches. We at theScore esports have handpicked the must-watch matches of the week...
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Team Liquid's Steve Arhancet: Having a Players' Association will be 'a breath of fresh air' in the LCS
Interview video time stamps and topics: 3:10 - Steve Arhancet on NA LCS franchising8:17 - Is Liquid's franchise application suffering due to their poor performance?10:48 - Is there more...
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Coaching to Gold: The mental keys to a comeback
In League of Legends, even the best players and best teams fall behind. SKT, the best team in the world and current world champions, are exemplary at stalling games out when they are in...
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A guide to Elise
Elise, next to Lee Sin, has been one of the staple champions of the jungle in League of Legends. The spider queen has been recognized as one of the most versatile picks in competitive...
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Xmithie on choosing Riot Player's Association reps: 'There are not many players who have knowledge outside of the game'
1:53 - Changing the scrim culture in NA5:41 - What's it like changing teams? Do you influence where & when you go?8:26 - Rejoining Pobelter after winning an NA LCS title...
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The Metagame Report: Doran Doran
Starting items in League of Legends have varied greatly, but there’s always been one constant set of items that League players can rely on. Though builds such as the old Red Elixir start...
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A guide to Kled
Kled is one of the newer champions in League of Legends, making enemies with the rest of the cast through his aggressive all-in playstyle and undying affection for his mount, Skaarl....
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Team Dignitas Chairman on LCS franchising: 'Riot has laid the groundwork for something that has an incredibly positive return'
Interview video time stamps and topics: 1:23: Initial thoughts on LCS franchising4:17: Future investment into Dignitas and the LCS10:49: What did Dignitas want to see in the...
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Coaching to Gold: A guide to support
Support is the role most often belittled and ridiculed by solo queue players. It’s a role many aren't familiar with and even less want to play. The situation becomes a bit of a chicken...
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Fnatic's Amazing: We would have been a playoff team if we stuck together
Interview video time stamps and topics: 2:30 - The Berlin heatwave 5:56 - Playing in the Challenger Series and matching people's standards7:41 - NiP buying the FNA spot, and the roster...
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The metagame report: Abusing new jungle paths
The midseason patch hasn't impacted jungle routing much, if at all, but time with the new jungle has opened up new and innovative paths that exploit conventional wisdom on what is...
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Summer 2017 NA LCS Power Rankings
With the NA LCS about to return, it's time to make predictions about how the teams will stack up when they return to the Rift on June 2. The teams were ranked based on our expectations...