[UPDATED Nov. 30] Counter Logic Gaming Confirms 2022 LCS List and Coaching Staff, CLG Academy List
UPDATE November 30: After a complete overhaul of their LCS players and coaches for the 2022 season, Counter Logic Gaming has announced the composition of the CLG Academy for the 2022 season. All five players on the roster have played in the LCS Academy league throughout the season. 2021, and mid laner Stephen “Triple” Li, who spent most of his time last season at FlyQuest Academy, competed in the LCS for FlyQuest for part of the summer. To divide.
Jungler Kim “RoseThorn” Tae-ho and AD wear Jacob “Prismal” Feinstein competed for the Golden Guardians Academy in 2021, and back Brindon “Breezyyy” Keesey, who has Academy League experience with 100 Thieves Academy two years ago, most recently competing for Cloud9 Amateur for the 2021 season.
Triple isn’t the only CLG Academy player with LCS experience – top laner Niship “Dhokla” Doshi rounds out the CLG Academy roster. Dhokla started in the top lane of TL Academy for much of last summer, but hasn’t seen LCS play since 2018 with OpTic Gaming.
UPDATE November 19: Counter Logic Gaming has confirmed its roster for LCS 2022 following the departure of all players and staff who worked for CLG in 2021. CLG 2022 LCS roster confirms Contractz’s reported signing in the jungle alongside former top laner of Team Liquid Thomas “Jenkins” Tran, former FlyQuest mid laner Cristian “Palafox” Palafox, and former bot lane duo 100 Thieves Academy in AD wear Fatih “Luger” GÃ¼ven and support Philippe “Poome” Lavoie-Giguere .
As previously reported, Thinkcard will serve as the Head Coach for Counter Logic Gaming in 2022 with Crescent as the Strategic Coach following his signing.
On November 15, Counter Logic Gaming removed its entire squad and coaching staff from the 2021 LCS season. CLG recently signed Thomas “Thinkcard” Slotkin and Chris “Crescent” Sun as the team’s new head coach and strategic coach, respectively, and according to a report made on the free agency’s League of Legends show. Dot Esports, are now interested in the old Evil Geniuses. the jungler Juan “Contractz” Garcia. CLG Academy jungler Ryan “Keel” Keel has also been released.
Around the same time that CLG destroyed its 2021 components, Evil Geniuses confirmed it was parting ways with Contractz, who spent most of the season as an EG Academy jungler before starting to share more and more time in the LCS with starting jungler Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen.
Evil Geniuses has also parted ways with mid laner Daniele “Jiizuke” di Mauro in favor of promoting EG Academy mid laner Joseph “jojopyun” Pyun to LCS, and more recently announced the acquisition of support from Cloud9 Philippe ” Vulcan “Laflamme. EG is also reportedly in talks to acquire jungler Rogue Kacper “Inspired” SÅoma.
Among former CLG players, Immortals are reportedly interested in signing AD Carry Jason “WildTurtle” Tran. Top laner Finn “Finn” WiestÃ¥l has a contract with CLG until 2023, but has been allowed to explore his options. An Upcomer report Says Excel Esports is buying Finn’s contract from CLG after confirmed retention of jungler Mark “Markoon” van Woensel as well as contract extensions for head coach Joey “YoungBuck” Steltenpool and AD carry Patrik “Patrik” JÃrÅ¯.
Finn’s official departure from CLG points to his acquisition by XL, but the competitive future of former CLG jungler Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pedersen and Andy “Smoothie” Ta’s backing are currently unknown, as are those Eugene “Pobelter” Park and Tanner “Damonte” Damonte, the two mid laners who played for the team in 2021, and former assistant coach Brandon “Prymari” Kartman. Analyst Christopher “Prussian” Troeh has been retained in his same post for 2022.
Former head coach Galen “Galen” Holgate claims to have plans underway, but was vague on the details of his announcement via Twitter.