I haven't seen Cho'gath picked as top lane in tournament games for much of season 2. Is this a "meta thing", or what are the reasons behind this?
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The reason as far as I understand it is that he has no good getaway techniques, making him a champion who is much more vulnerable to ganks than other selections. His only real getaway technique is using his
However, with the changes in Season 3, which are supposed to give the jungler less overall influence and power in a game, we may see a resurgence of Cho'gath in top lane since the threat won't be quite so high, thus lowering the risk-to-reward ratio.