UK League Chat (Ep. 30) – Team Singularity – ft. Torok

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 Team Singularity head coach Torok to talk through his joining the side and their struggles during the Summer split.

Torok explains decisions behind the formation of the roster and what he has done to help improve their performance after a slow start. With 6th place now confirmed, Singlarity’s chances in the relegation tournament are also discussed, as well as which sides could put up a fight against them for an NLC spot next split.

Timestamps:
00:00:00 – Introduction
00:00:42 – Torok’s off-season coaching options
00:02:53 – Singularity roster-building & hectic off-season
00:06:00 – Expectations for the split and early struggles
00:08:28 – Did the NLC format hinder Singularity?
00:11:19 – Thoughts on Godsent’s roster-building and more continuity with rosters
00:20:05 – First loss to Godsent and what needed to improve
00:23:06 – Loss to Excel despite having a lead
00:26:03 – First win against Nordavind
00:28:30 – Off-broadcast loss to Godsent (what happened in the game and streaming possibilities)
00:36:30 – Looking towards relegations & Singularity vs MnM
00:45:20 – Predictions
00:46:49 – Nordavind vs Riddle Esports
00:50:25 – Team Singularity vs BT Excel
00:53:51 – Godsent vs ENCE 00:56:40 – Dusty vs Munster Rugby Gaming
01:03:00 – Tricked Esport vs Fnatic Rising
01:08:40 – Barrage Esports vs MnM Gaming (Match of the Week)
01:14:12 – Riddle Esports vs Team Singularity
01:17:11 – Nordavind vs Godsent
01:20:34 – BT Excel vs ENCE
01:31:44 – Munster Rugby Gaming vs Tricked Esport
01:34:11 – Dusty vs Barrage Esports
01:38:21 – Fnatic Rising vs MnM Gaming
01:41:22 – Closing

This episode features:
Lee ‘Couple Sodi Pops’ Jones – NineTeeSix Founder / Esports Journalist – @NTS_LeeJones
Tom Daniels – Esports Journalist – @TheTomDaniels
James ‘Torok’ Thomsen – Team Singularity head coach – @TorokLOL

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