MSI: Peyz Sets New Record in Professional League of Legends

MSI: Peyz Sets New Record in Professional League of Legends

20. May 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The professional League of Legends scene witnessed a historic moment as Gen.G secured their first MSI title, with their young AD carry, Peyz, setting a new international tournament record.

Gen.G’s Triumph at MSI 2024

Gen.G emerged as the champions of the Mid-Season Invitational 2024 (MSI), bringing the title back to Korea after a seven-year hiatus. This victory marked Gen.G’s first MSI championship, showcasing their dominance throughout the tournament. Their standout performer, Kim “Peyz” Su-hwan, made headlines with a record-breaking performance.

Breaking Records and Dominating the Finals

In the MSI 2024 Grand Final, Gen.G faced Bilibili Gaming (BLG) and triumphed with a 3-1 victory, ending the LPL’s reign in the mid-season tournament. Gen.G’s success was significantly attributed to their bottom lane, which played a pivotal role in their championship run.

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Peyz’s Historic Performance

The highlight of the series came in the second game, where Peyz, at just 18 years old, set a new record for the most kills in a single game of an international tournament. He achieved an astonishing 28 kills against BLG, surpassing the previous record held by Uzi from Worlds 2017.

Key Stats of Peyz’s Record-Breaking Game:

  • Kills: 28
  • Deaths: 2
  • Assists: 7
  • Champion: Kalista
  • Pentakill: Achieved

Peyz’s exceptional performance, coupled with the support of Son “Lehends” Si-woo on Blitzcrank, allowed him to dominate from the early game. This synergy led to a decisive advantage, cementing their win and Peyz’s place in the history books.

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Gen.G’s Path to Victory

Gen.G’s journey through MSI 2024 was marked by consistent superiority and strategic prowess. The team’s performance in the Grand Final was a testament to their preparation and skill, particularly in the bottom lane.

Overcoming Challenges

Despite the high expectations for a close series, Gen.G displayed their dominance early on. BLG managed to secure a win in the third game, but Gen.G quickly bounced back, securing the championship in a nail-biting fourth game.

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Implications for the Future

This victory not only brings glory to Gen.G but also sets them on a promising path for the remainder of the season. Having already won the LCK Spring Split, Gen.G aims to achieve a Grand Slam by winning the Summer Split and Worlds 2024.

Peyz’s Rising Star

Peyz’s record-setting performance at MSI 2024 has established him as one of the brightest talents in the professional scene. His ability to perform under pressure and deliver outstanding results highlights his potential for future success.

Gen.G Defeats BLG to Win MSI 2024 Championship


Gen.G’s victory at MSI 2024, highlighted by Peyz’s record-breaking game, underscores their dominance and strategic excellence. As they prepare for the Summer Split and Worlds 2024, fans can expect more thrilling performances from this formidable team.

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