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The LPL Spring 2024 Grand Final between Bilibili Gaming and Top Esports proved that the reign of The Golden Left Hand remains strong. Check out the summary of the LPL Grand Final, BLG vs TES, here.

Bilibili Gaming (BLG) vs Top Esports (TES)

Both BLG and TES are already qualified for this year's Mid-Season Invitational 2024.

Firstly, it's important to note that Bilibili Gaming was the favorite coming into the series. They dropped one match in the regular season, finished first, and breezed through the upper bracket of the playoffs.

Top Esports were nothing to scoff at too - they finished second in the regular season. They also had a good playoff run only to be sent to the lower bracket by BLG. TES exerted a lot of effort to bring the upper bracket final to five games.

That's why, going into the grand final, fans expected a close match between the two. Unfortunately, BLG had other ideas.

The LPL Spring 2024 Grand Final was a breeze for BLG and they demolished Top Esports, 3-1.

The Golden Left Hand

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Zhuo "knight" Ding of JD Gaming prepares to compete at the League of Legends - Mid-Season Invitational Bracket Stage on May 18 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Riot Games)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Zhuo "knight" Ding of JD Gaming prepares to compete at the League of Legends - Mid-Season Invitational Bracket Stage on May 18 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Riot Games)

Meet BLG mid-laner Zhuo "knight" Ding, also known as "The Golden Left Hand." This moniker comes from his unorthodox way of playing the game: mouse with his left hand and keyboard with the right.

Before joining Bilibili Gaming, knight spent a year in JD Gaming. Thus began his reign in the LPL. They dominated Spring 2023 and MSI 2023, and continued winning until Summer 2023. They were one step away from achieving the Golden Road, which meant winning every trophy in a year.

A major storyline in Worlds 2023 was JDG's Golden Road - but they were ultimately unable to achieve it, or even make it to the finals. T1 denied their golden road, and knight joined BLG for 2024.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 12: Zhuo "knight" Ding of JD Gaming backstage after defeat at the League of Legends World Championship 2023 on November 12, 2023 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Yicun Liu/Riot Games)
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 12: Zhuo "knight" Ding of JD Gaming backstage after defeat at the League of Legends World Championship 2023 on November 12, 2023 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Yicun Liu/Riot Games)

knight continued to express his authority over the LPL in Spring. He was showered with accolades, including being the Regular Season MVP and a part of the 1st All-Pro Team. While it's still early into the competitive year, his first trophy of the year is the first step of his golden road retry.

In the LPL Spring 2024 Grand Final, knight took a step back and allowed his bot laner Zhao "Elk" Jiahao to take the spotlight. He ended the series with a total KDA of 11/7/39 (7.1 average ratio) and 859 damage per minute, leagues behind Elk.

The bot laner was also awarded the Finals MVP, on top of two game MVP awards, for his performance.

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