UK League Chat (Ep. 28) – Tricked Esport – ft. Pad

Welcome to UK League Chat, a podcast focused on the UK League of Legends scene. Listen in to get the views of experts from the scene, from Esports journalists to the players themselves, on tournaments such as the NLC and UKLC.

This episode sees Lee and Tom joined by Tricked Esport head coach Pad. who joined the side having previously coached the likes of Phelan, MnM and Dark Passage.

Now part of a Tricked lineup that has so far exceeded expectations to find themselves 2nd in Group B, Pad gives his thoughts on building the roster, aims for the split and performances so far.

00:00:00 – Introduction
00:00:55 – Pad’s off-season options
00:04:54 – Denmark’s OP talent production
00:08:18 – Tricked roster and Sof’s level
00:15:48 – Initial split expectations
00:24:19 – Origins of Azir top and current meta
00:31:20 – Pad’s thoughts on meta picks (Graves, Ezreal, Aphelios)
00:38:16 – Predictions
00:39:13 – Team Singularity vs Nordavind
00:42:49 – Fnatic Rising vs Barrage Esports
00:46:21 – MnM Gaming vs Munster Rugby Gaming
00:55:34 – Tricked Esport vs Dusty
01:00:23 – Nordavind vs ENCE
01:04:52 – Godsent vs Team Singularity (MOTW)
01:07:39 – Riddle Esports vs BT Excel
01:12:06 – Dusty vs MnM Gaming
01:24:44 – Clash team comp recommendations
01:26:50 – Closing

This episode features:
Lee ‘Couple Sodi Pops’ Jones – NineTeeSix Founder / Esports Journalist – @NTS_LeeJones
Tom Daniels – Esports Journalist – @TheTomDaniels
Patrick ‘Pad’ Suckow-Breum – Tricked Esport head coach – @MadLadPad

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