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LoL: Changes in LCS rosters for 2021

LoL: Changes in LCS rosters for 2021
See all the changes on the League of Legends Championship Series for 2021 here!
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This year, the North American teams have not gone very far in the World Championship and it may be that 2021 will be different with the changes ahead.
 
Although the most unexpected changes were made in Europe, the North Americans also presented us with surprises.
 
Here you can see the main changes in the LCS teams:
 

100 Thieves

The team began by announcing that ADC Cody Sun had decided to step aside. A few days later they announced the new ADC Ian Victor “FBI” Huang and jungler Can “Closer” Çelik.
 
A new Mid Laner and Support, “Damonte” and “Huhi” were added to the team.
 
Players Juan Arturo “Contractz” Garcia, Tommy “Ryoma” Le and Philippe “Poome” Lavoie-Giguere left the organization.
 
The latest addition to the 100 Thieves was the acquisition of Aleš “Freeze” Kněžínek as an assistant coach.
 

CLG

CLG performed poorly at the 2020 LCS Summer Split, finishing in 9th place. With that, the main and secondary coach, Kim “SSONG” Sang-soo and Weldon Green, decided to leave.
 
In the following days, the team lost top laner Kim “Ruin” Hyeong-min and ADC Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes.
 
In order to fill the empty positions, CLG acquired the top laner Finn “Finn” Wiestål of the Rogue team and jungler Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pedersen.
 
The team was again complete with the acquisition of ADC Jason “WildTurtle” Tran and the re-hiring of coach Galen “Galen” Holgate for one year.
 

Cloud9

After four years with head coach Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu, the Cloud9 decided to take a different path.
 
The team also lost the top laner Licorice, assistant coach Jung “RapidStar” Min-sung and mid laner Yasin “Nisqy” Dinçer.
 
Through the Riot Games contract database, it was announced that the former Cloud9 Academy player, Ibrahim “Fudge” Allami, was acquired as a top laner.
 
The position of head coach was filled by Reignover and the latest news released by the team was the acquisition of European player Luka “Perkz” Perković as a new mid laner.
 

Dignitas

In this new season, the Dignitas have already confirmed the return of Dardoch as a jungler and the separation of the head coach Thomas “Thinkcard” Slotkin.
 
The team also split from ADC Johnson “Johnsun” Nguyen.
 

Evil Geniuses

It was a complicated end of season for the Evil Geniuses. The team ended up saying goodbye to head coach Heo “Irean” Yeong-cheol, acquiring former MAD Lions coach Peter Dun.
 
North Americans also parted ways with top laner Kumo, mid laner GoldenGlue and ADC Bang.
 
Support Tristan “Zeyzal” Stidam became an independent player, causing the team to acquire former FlyQuest support, IgNAr.
 

FlyQuest

The FlyQuest team ended up losing the mid laner Tristan “PowerOfEvil” Schrag, assistant coach Anand “Curry” Agarwal, substitute ADC Brandon “Mash” Phan and later head coach David “Cop” Roberson.
 
The team recently announced the acquisition of former Rainbow7 jungler Brandon Joel “Josedeodo” Villegas and the separation of support IgNar .
 

Golden Guardians

This season, Golden Guardians split from players Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell, Tanner “Damonte” Damonte, Choi “huhi” Jae-hyun, Can “Closer” Çelik and Ian Victor “FBI” Huang.
 

Immortals

After the 2020 Summer Split ended, Immortals parted ways with assistant coach Adrien “GotoOne” Picard, top laner sOAZ, AD carry Altec, support Gate and mid laner Eika.
 
As head coaches, Goh “Jensen” Quian Sheng and André “Guilhoto” Pereira Guilhoto joined the team.
 
The organization also let players Kieran “Allorim” Logue, Jake Kevin “Xmithie” Puchero, and Nickolas “Hakuho” Surgent became independent
 
In the most recent news, the team acquired Mohamed “Revenge” Kaddoura as a top laner and welcomed Andrei “Xerxe” Dragomir as a jungler.
 

Team Liquid

For Team Liquid, so far it has been four farewells and two acquisitions. The team said goodbye to the following elements: assistant coach Croissaint, head coach Jang “Cain” Nu-ri, jungler Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pedersen and player Jung “Impact” Eon-yeong.
 
Most recently, the team signed with Barney “Alphari” Morris and Lucas “Santorin” Tao Kilmer.
 

TSM

It was a sad end of season for TSM fans with the announcement of Bjergsen's retirement. The mid laner has been in the team since 2013 and this year he decided to retire and take over as head coach.
 
The team also said goodbye to top laner Broken Blade and support Erik “Treatz” Wessén.
 
TSM recently announced the acquisition of the mid laner PowerOfEvil.
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