AF Aiming: "For Kai'Sa, the item build that can evolve Q early is best. The Ruined King build should be done with Vayne."

On the 21st of February (KST), Afreeca Freecs played against SANDBOX Gaming in Day 22 of 2019 LCK Spring Split. Afreeca came out on top with a tough 2-1 win. Game 1 went in favor of SANDBOX with splendid macro, but games 2 and 3 were won by Afreeca. In Game 2, Kim “Kiin” Gi-in’s performance on Jayce was amazing and in Game 3, Kim “Aiming” Ha-ram had a 7/0/7 performance on Kai’Sa carrying the team. After the match, the MVPs were interviewed.

Below is an interview with MVPs Kiin and Aiming. 

▲ Image Source: LCK Korea Twitch Channel

It’s a valuable win after your 3-game losing streak. How do you feel?


Kiin: We were down a bit because we kept losing recently but it’s a relief that we won today and I think we can crawl back up.


Aiming: We kept losing whenever we played but I’m happy to bring down SANDBOX which is a strong team.



Your ability carrying Game 2 was amazing. What did you think after seeing how much damage you dealt?


Kiin
: I didn’t really think that I dealt so much damage, so I was really surprised.



Before Game 2, did the team agree upon laying strength in the top lane?


Kiin: We did talk about that and I think it went well as planned.



In that game, you bought QSS rather early. Did you feel pressured that you shouldn’t be cut off?


Kiin: I bought QSS early because Zoe’s sleepy bubble could cause trouble.



Can you explain a bit about the solo kill moment?


Kiin
: I scaled pretty well but Summit was pushing lane so I thought I should make him pay. He did live for a bit longer than expected but I was sure that I could kill him.



What did Kiin say after Game 2?


Aiming
: He encouraged everybody by saying that everyone did well.



There are many different item builds for Kai’Sa. You bought IE and Guinsoo first today. What do you think is best?


Aiming: I think for Kai'Sa, the item build that can evolve Q early is best. The Ruined King build should be done with Vayne.



How did you seize the kill chance in Game 3?


Aiming: Jelly said that we can do it, so I did. The second one was also well synergized.



Was Baron just to lure the opponents to fight in the last teamfight?


Kiin
: Yes, the others were saying that we’ll win no matter what if a fight starts so we used Baron as bait.



What’s your goal for Round 2?


Kiin
: In the current situation, I think we need to get out of the danger of being relegated. We’ll need to put in more effort so that our performance becomes better.


Aiming
: I wish we can get within 5th place.



Lastly, a word to the fans?


Kiin: We were on a losing streak for long and made the fans worry. We’ll do our best so that we can deliver better performance from now on.

 

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