The KT Rolster roster changes for the League of Legends pre-season spell the formation of a super team capable of making any opponent sweat on stage.
The South Korean esports organization has picked up two big names in the professional League of Legends scene: former ROX Tigers top-laner Song “Smeb” Kyung-ho and former Edward Gaming mid-laner Heo “PawN” Won-seok.
In a world where Faker does not exist, it’s Smeb who is widely considered to be the best League of Legends player on the planet. Most recently, he led ROX Tigers in a phenomenal season and straight into the 2016 League of Legends World Championship where the team finished in the semifinals against SKT.
Having secured the 2014 League of Legends World Championship with Samsung Galaxy White, Pawn is another player with a vast amount of experience on his shoulders. His latest run with EDG in this year’s championship didn’t produce desirable results but the former champion may yet find solace in his new team.
Both are replacing Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho and Song “Fly” Yong-jun.
Furthermore, KT Rolster roster changes find jungler Go “Score” Dong-bin renewing his contract with the team for another year. He has been part of the squad since 2012 and a force to be reckoned with. His performance in the previous split can only be described as brilliant.
This leaves KT Rolster with an empty bot-lane to fill. According to strong rumors, the dubbed super team will be finalized with the inclusion of Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu and Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong. Both players are currently free agents and said to be negotiating with the South Korean organization.
As such, KT Rolster for the new season is looking significantly strong. This could very well be the team to give the three-time and current world champions SK Telecom T1 trouble on the Rift. Incidentally, SKT parted ways with two of its key players this week: top-laner Lee “Duke” Ho-Seong and jungler Bae “Bengi” Seong-ung.