In Action: The 10 Pro Power Picks To Be Target Banned During MSI 2017 Week 2

The 2017 Mid-Season Invitational has so far lived up to expectations – the opening half of the tournament have thrown up some fascinating games and compelling narratives. The diverse strategies and compelling range of champion drafts over the first week of competition have made for some thrilling match-ups. In the right hands, the power picks of MSI 2017 have the potential to overthrow any opposition. But no team wants to be steamrolled; certain players simply cannot be allowed to pick up their signature champs for free.

The unexpected dawn of the Lucian era in the mid lane, the priority on the playmaking Lee Sin in the jungle and of course, the unforeseen power of Kled in the top lane – each has single handedly stolen the show at one point during the 2017 Mid-Season Invitational.

Success at MSI 2017 is dependant on a team’s ability to adapt to alien strategies. An integral part of that adaptation process is knowing when to appreciate an opponents strengths and respectably ban it out of the equation. With the pivotal pick and ban phase in mind, here are the pro power picks likely to receive target bans during Week 2: