Even after sweeping by means of the fourth week of the 2023 LCS Spring Split, Cloud9 is making a big roster change with a sudden mid lane swap.
C9 will probably be shifting mid laner Jang “EMENES” Min-su to the beginning roster, whereas Dimitri “Diplex” Ponomarev will probably be slotting into the vacant function on the group’s Challenger staff. He will probably be leaping onto the Summoner’s Rift of their subsequent match in opposition to TSM Challengers, whereas EMENES will probably be making his debut in opposition to Golden Guardians this coming week.
EMENES has been taking part in extraordinarily effectively within the Challengers League, with the second-most kills within the league thus far at 107, with 129 assists to go together with that tally whereas collaborating in 65 % of his staff’s complete kills, in line with League stats combination Oracle’s Elixir.
He was picked up by C9 this previous offseason, after spending time with a number of organizations world wide, like LCO’s Legacy Esports, the TCL’s Galakticos, and Excel Esports’ Academy. Now, he’ll lastly get an opportunity to play on a significant area roster, alongside North American jungler Robert “Blaber” Huang and rising star AD carry Kim “Berserker” Min-cheol.
C9 is coming off of an ideal superweek with big victories that ought to assist them keep momentum for the final 4 weeks of the cut up. They are just one sport out of first place as effectively, with FlyQuest struggling back-to-back losses and looking out weak for the primary time this yr.
Viewers can catch EMENES’ LCS debut when the league begins up once more on Thursday, Feb. 23.