LCS news: Reignover leave Immortals, Liquid releases Dardoch

As December looms, League of Legends teams are scrambling to make changes to their roster before upcoming tournaments.

Among them are the Immortals, who announced that the team is parting ways with jungler Kim “Reignover” Ui-jin.

The news announcement posted on the Immortals website and shared on its official Twitter account follows news yesterday that Immortals dropped its support player Adrian “Adrian” Ma, who has since signed on with Phoenix1.

It is not known where Reignover will be headed next.

Reignover first signed with the Immortals in December 2015 after a year-long stint with Fnatic. The South Korean player had relocated to Europe while playing for Fnatic, later moving to the United States upon signing on to the Immortals. While on Fnactic, Reignover was part of the roster that achieved a 18-0 record over the Summer Split and won two EU LCS Championships.

Reignover first started his League of Legends pro career with Incredible Miracle in 2013 before signing with Fnatic in January 2015. He and Seong “Huni” Hoon Heo were teammates in Fnatic, before joining Immortals together.

The duo also saw great success in the 2016 NA LCS/Spring Split, ending the regular season with a 17-1 score.

Meanwhile, Team Liquid has announced that Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett will officially be leaving their ranks.

Rumours of his departure has already circulated last season, which also saw a brief time with his Twitter feed under the Echo Fox banner, and then an alleged return to Liquid.

Now, the team has formally announced that the talented but troubled jungler would not be returning for the 2017 LCS season.

Dardoch himself later tweeted about the news of his departure.

Dardoch shot to fame as a jungler in Spring 2015, helping Team Liquid secure a 4th place finish in his first split of professional play while winning Rookie of the Split award.

The jungler had been the focus of the Team Liquid documentary Breaking Point, where his issues with coach Choi “Locodoco” Yoon-sub and AD carry Chae “Piglet” Gwang-jin took center stage.

As with Reignover, Dardoch is currently on free agent with no word on his next destination.

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