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JD Gaming gain berth in LPL spring split finals

2JD Gaming moved into China’s League of Legends Pro League spring split finals with a 3-0 sweep of third-seeded FunPlus Phoenix on Monday.

“Blood, sweat, and tears. It all stays here on the rift,” second-seeded JD Gaming wrote on Twitter. “Thank you team for taking us to back to back LPL Spring Split finals. Let’s Go!”

JD Gaming will face fourth-seeded Top Esports, who posted a 3-1 upset win over top-seeded Invictus Gaming on Sunday. Top Esports secured a 2-0 victory over JD Gaming in Week 4.

The finals are scheduled for Saturday, with Invictus Gaming competing in the third-place match against FunPlus Phoenix on Wednesday. All remaining matches are best-of-five.

The champion was to clinch a berth in the 2020 Mid-Season Invitational, featuring the top teams from every League of Legends region. On Thursday, however, Riot Games announced the cancellation of the tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic.

–Field Level Media

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