OpTic Gaming League of Legends star set to join CLG roster, reports claim

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With League of Legends free agency in full-swing, Counter Logic Gaming are looking to make their mark and upgrade their roster.

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Unlike many teams in the NA LCS, CLG only have one position to fill on their roster – the mid laner role after French-born Korean star Choi ‘Huhi’ Jae-hyun left for 100 Thieves.

According to a report from ESPN’S Jacob Wolf, the space left by Huhi will be filled by former OpTic Gaming player Tristan ‘PowerofEvil’ Schrage.

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PowerOfEvil would hold the second import slot on CLG’s roster that was freed up as a result of ‘Huhi’ gaining residency in the United States with a green card.

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PowerOfEvil was OpTic’s star player during their first two splits in the NA LCS despite the team finishing ninth in the spring split and seventh in the summer split – narrowly missing out on playoffs in the summer.

The German players announced free agency on November 3.
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At the beginning of November, the German mid laner tweeted that he was under contract with OpTic and in negotiations over a new contract but was able to seek options outside of the team for the upcoming 2019 season – in both Europe and North America.

The former Unicorns of Love and Misfits player was unable to come to terms on a new contract with OpTic and became a free agent as of November 11th.

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As a result of this reported roster move, Counter Logic Gaming’s line-up would look like:

  • Darshan ‘Darshan’ Upadhyaya – Top
  • Kim ‘Reignover’ Yeu-jin – Jungle
  • Trevor ‘Stixxay’ Hayes – ADC (Attack Damage Carry)
  • Vincent ‘Biofrost’ Wang – Support
  • Tristan ‘PowerofEvil’ Schrage – Mid