Ruler Park Jaehyuk, “In the 5th set, think that I’m going to win if I don’t die.”
Gen.G e-sports ‘Ruler’ Park Jae-hyuk, who advanced to the semifinals of the LOL World Cup after overcoming Damwon Kia after a neck-and-neck race, explained how he felt about playing the last five sets, saying, “I was the only one who didn’t die.”
Gen.G succeeded in advancing to the semifinals by winning 3-2 against Damwon Kia in the quarterfinals of the 2022 LOL World Cup at Madison Square Garden Hulu Theater in New York City, New York, on the 23rd (Korea time). Gen.G will face the winner of the semifinals at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, for the final.
‘Ruler’ Park Jae-hyuk said in an interview after the game, “It was so hard, but I screamed so much that I was happy and my voice was hoarse.” “I’m so happy,” he said, expressing his feelings about winning the match against Damwon Kia.
Regarding the Lucian-Nami combination used on the day, he said, “The line match is better than before, but the winning rate was not good (championically),” adding, “But I think it’s good because if you stand in the midfield after the line match, you’ll get strength.” “I think I still have to practice,” he said.
Asked about his mindset ahead of the fifth set, he added, “I played with the idea that I would win if I didn’t die,” adding, “I said (the last batter) that I would win if I didn’t get sucked into the opponent and stick to my side and fight.”
Park Jae-hyuk said, “I think all teams are doing well as we won so hard today,” and vowed to “prepare hard and return to the semifinals.”