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Gabriel Zoltan-Johan

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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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A guide to Rumble
Rumble has been a staple of competitive play since his introduction in Season 1. His game-changing ultimates, low-cooldown damage abilities, and resource-free design make him incredibly...
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8 quick tips for Rumble
Rumble is one of the more difficult champions to play to perfection. The tiny Yordle's mechanic are full of tricks and surprises, which often can turn your small leg up into a giant...
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Best Rumble builds
Rumble's builds as an AP carry are pretty varied beyond his core of early magic penetration. As such, he has some unique build paths based on the enemy composition and how he chooses to...
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GCU's Locodoco: 'Honestly, I gave up my trash-talking ways, but [EUnited] gave me an open invitation to the party, and it’s not like I wasn’t going to go'
The 2017 NA CS Spring Split finals between EUnited and Gold Coin United was more known for the less-than-kind words between the two teams than the play itself. One of those involved in...
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The Nexus Podcast ep.6: Locodoco on trashtalk, the state of coaching, and relationships with Kkoma and MadLife
2:22 - The trashtalking before NA CS finals10:39 - Trashtalk and its boundaries and limits13:02 - How healthy is the NA CS scene?19:40 - League's path to pro versus StarCraft26:09 -...
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Cloud9 secure 'Series A' financing from Reddit co-founder, NFL star Joe Montana, Warriors' owner and more
Cloud9 have secured a "Series A" financing round from investors such as Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, NFL hall of famer Joe Montana, Golden State Warrior owner Chamath Palihapitiya...
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8 quick tips for jungling
Jungling is the most dynamic early game activity in League of Legends. In lane, you're confined to CSing and trading against your opponent in order to defend your towers and earn gold...
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Gragas pro builds
Gragas is a champion that is seeing some experimentation as he continues to fit into professional team compositions. One thing is abundantly clear, however, and that is his status as a...
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8 quick tips for Gragas
With an ultimate that can be as game-winning as it is game-losing (maybe don't knock the enemy Amumu into your entire team), Gragas is a very tricky champion to master. These tips can...
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A guide to Gragas
One of the key beneficiaries of the lethality item nerfs and nerfs to aggressive AD junglers, Gragas is slowly surfacing as a reliable jungler. Most of this also has to do with early...
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Phoenix1's Inori: 'I realize more as I was watching Meteos play that I can learn a lot from him'
Rami "Inori" Charagh may be splitting time in the jungle with William "Meteos" Hartman now, but sharing the role that was once his alone has become a learning experience, he says. Inori...
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A guide to Thresh
Since Thresh's release, he's been a constant in competitive play and solo queue, terrorizing enemies with hooks and allies with a weird lantern that they normally don't know what to do...
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8 quick tips for Thresh
With so many dynamic abilities, Thresh has a wide range of interesting mechanics and interactions with his own abilities, items and other champions. Only the best Threshes use a vast...
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Thresh pro builds
Thresh is one of the few support champions that has a particularly optimized core that suits most if not all types of allied and enemy compositions. However, the final few items...
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The Nexus Podcast ep. 5: Inori on the new Phoenix1, reforming his behaviour and one-tricks
1:00 - Phoenix1's schedule and lifestyle5:07 - Inori on sharing duties and knowledge with Meteos7:58 - The value of substitutes on NA LCS rosters12:38 - Inori on the lows of last year...
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A guide to Jhin
When it comes to the meta AD carries, none are played as much as Jhin. Picked in an insane amount of games, you should expect to see Jhin in about a third of your games at minimum at all...
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8 quick tips for Jhin
With high utility and damage, Jhin is one of the champions that has a bunch of tricks up his sleeve to make the Rift his perfect canvas. Mastering these small things can up your game and...
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Jhin pro builds
Jhin used to be chained to a specific build, rushing lethality after the buffs that came into effect in Patch 7.2 and being able to shred through opponents with it. With the nerfs to...
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Vitality takes series over Giants after controversial remake
Team Vitality have breathed new life into their fight to get out of relegation placings after they defeated Giants Gaming 2-1, but did so with the help of an Orianna bug that caused a...