KT Rolster has signed bot laners Lee “HyBriD” Woo-jin and Park “5kid” Jeong-hyeon for the upcoming 2021 LCK season, the organization announced today.
KT parted ways with most of its League of Legends roster earlier this month after a disappointing year in 2020. Only mid laner Ucal remains on KT’s active roster as the centerpiece of the team’s rebuild.
HyBriD played most of his career in Challengers Korea until 2020. He maintained a solid spot in the standings over the years but that wasn’t enough to help him qualify for the LCK through the promotion tournament. He made his debut in LCK earlier this year, though, under the APK Prince banner. Although they came in seventh during the Spring Split and 10th in the summer, HyBriD showed great individual promise despite poor team results.
5kid is a rookie from Challengers Korea who’s looking to debut in the LCK during the upcoming Spring Split. During his four Challengers Korea splits, 5kid reached the playoffs twice playing for Asura during the 2019 Summer Split and RunAway in the 2020 Summer Split.
KT also acquired former Griffin and DRX top laner Doran last week. They still need to acquire a jungler and support for the upcoming season, though. With so many free agents on the market, KT could look to sign one or two seasoned veterans to help shape up its roster for 2021.
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