Clear-cut quarterfinal victories on day one of League of Legends at Intel Extreme Masters San Jose

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After months of anticipation, yesterday saw Intel Extreme Masters San Jose 2015 get off to a flying start at the SAP Center. With thousands of fans watching all the League of Legends action unfold live at the stadium and thousands upon thousands more tuning in online, there were some truly incredible plays to be witnessed.

However, in the end both of day one’s matchups proved to be clear-cut ones, with Team SoloMid’s new roster more than proving itself against LGD Gaming and Counter Logic Gaming swiftly taking out Unicorns of Love in just over 30 minutes each time.

The matches

Team SoloMid vs. LGD Gaming

Match Winner Match time
Match one Team SoloMid 53:35
Match two Team SoloMid 39:57

Counter Logic Gaming vs. Unicorns of Love

Match Winner Match time
Match one Counter Logic Gaming 33:39
Match two Counter Logic Gaming 33:23

Up next: the semi and grand finals!

Today, the second and final day of the Intel Extreme Masters San Jose festivities will be taking place. First up are the semifinals, with Team SoloMid versus Origen followed by Counter Logic Gaming versus Jin Air Green Wings. Will there be more resounding 2-0 wins before the best-of-five grand final? Tune in here from 20:00 CET to find out!

For all the latest information and updates about the event, don’t forget to keep an eye on the official Intel Extreme Masters website and follow IEM on Facebook and Twitter.