Riot Games will not award Rookie of the Split honors for the EU LCS summer split because of a lack of contenders, according to an article published Friday by The Shotcaller.
According to that article, none of the players in the League of Legends competition qualifies, according to Riot's rules. Fnatic bot laner
この夏のEU LCSは新人賞該当なしになるようです。Bwipo選手は春のプレイオフ出場済で、Larssen選手は最低3試合出場という要件を満たしておらず、などなど。— SejuPoro@eSports (@SejuPoro_esport) August 17, 2018
Confirmed: There won't an EU LCS Rookie of the Split-Award for Summer 2018 https://t.co/ej94s5Vxue @TheShotcallerGGさんから
As of now, Rookie of the Split is still set to be awarded in each of the other LCS regions.
The previous EU LCS Rookie of the Split award
Photo courtesy of Riot Games