They easily defeated South Korean team Azubu Frost – at the centre of a cheating controversy that rocked the tournament last week – and in the process earned themselves $1 million in prizemoney.
That’s professional sports levels of winnings. Like, seriously life-changing stuff. But then, what do you expect from a game that’s oh so quietly become one of the biggest on the planet?
If the money didn’t convince you how big a deal this thing was, know that over 20,000 people were there live, in person, to see it all go down.
The Taipei Assassins lift the tournament’s trophy, the Summoner’s Cup.