Dignitas adds another high-level name with signing of former back-to-back LCS finalist

Every offseason is a enjoyable one in skilled League of Legends, and this one has been much more attention-grabbing due to a shock LCS org being on the verge of constructing a contender out of nowhere.

Dignitas has reached a verbal settlement with former Immortals and FlyQuest help IgNar, based on League of Legends esports reporter Brieuc Seeger.

A beacon of mediocrity within the LCS since its 2020 return to top-flight North American League, Dignitas clearly desires to shatter any preconceptions of the place it ought to rank within the league’s pecking order with huge name after huge name being inked to play for the org in 2023.

Former MAD Lions high laner Armut, who received back-to-back LEC titles in 2021, was reported to have additionally reached a verbal settlement with Dignitas earlier within the week. Former Team Liquid jungler (and teammate of IgNar’s in 2020 on FlyQuest) Santorin and Cloud9 mid laner Jensen have additionally been linked to the org as the remaining of its items.

Armut and IgNar would take up the workforce’s two import slots, leaving room for Canadian AD carry Trevor “Spawn” Kerr-Taylor to fit into the ultimate roster spot.

Although the org has been competing within the esport since 2011, even making Worlds in 2012, Dignitas has failed to succeed in a significant worldwide match since then and was even relegated from the LCS within the spring of 2016 regardless of returning the following yr. Since becoming a member of the league as a franchised workforce in 2020, its highest end was fifth place within the spring of 2021, and it has a mixed 0-9 file in its three playoff appearances.

IgNar himself has had fairly an erratic however iconic profession trajectory. His most well-known moments got here when he and the then-EU LCS’ Misfits Gaming spearheaded a near-upset of Faker and SK Telecom T1 within the Worlds 2017 quarterfinals on an unorthodox Blitzcrank decide. After a relegation marketing campaign on bbq Olivers within the LCK in 2018, he had a decent yr within the LEC in 2019 with FC Schalke 04 Esports. In 2020, he joined an iconic FlyQuest roster and reached back-to-back LCS finals earlier than a 3-3 efficiency at Worlds that yr in a gaggle with DRX and Top Esports. In 2021, IgNar and Evil Geniuses nearly upset the apple cart within the LCS once more, after which he took the 2022 spring off after which signed with Immortals for the Summer Split.

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