SAN FRANCISCO – The Golden Guardians (GG), an esports affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, have actually finalized their LCS and Academy rosters for the 2020 Summer season Split of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), pending Riot approval. The complete 2020 Summer Split LCS lineup is noted below:


Leading|Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell

Jungle|Can “Closer” Çelik

Mid|Tanner “Damonte” Damonte

AD Bring|Victor “FBI” Huang

Assistance|Jae-Hyun “Huhi” Choi

Damonte, who competed in 2019 Worlds with Clutch Video gaming, joins the Golden Guardians after taking on Dignitas Academy during the 2020 Spring Split. Çelik, Choi, Huang and Yarnell all are making go back to the GG LCS roster for the approaching split.

The 2020 Summertime Split Academy lineup is noted below:


Leading|Darshan “ZionSpartan” Upadhyaya

Jungle|Anthony “Difficult” Barkhovtsev

Mid|Nicholas “Ablazeolive” Antonio Abbott/ Greyson “Goldenglue” Gilmer

AD Carry|Alex “Gorica” Gorica/ Yuri “Keith” Jew

Support|Johnathan “Chime” Pomponio

On the Academy lineup, Nicholas “Ablazeolive” Antonio Abbott and Greyson “Goldenglue” Gilmer will be completing for Mid spot and Alex “Gorica” Gorica and Yuri “Keith” Jew will be competing for the ADVERTISEMENT Carry area.

In addition to the above lineup updates, Joo-Sung “Olleh” Kim will return to the Golden Guardians as a positional coach, concentrating on the advancement of those playing Support. Kim invested the 2019 LCS season with the Golden Guardians, completing on both the LCS and Academy rosters and most recently invested the 2020 Spring Split taking on Dignitas Academy.

The 2020 Academy Summertime Split begins on Thursday, June 11 and the LCS Summertime Split starts on Friday, June 12.

Founded in 2017, the Golden Guardians are an esports affiliate of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. The Bay Area-based organization presently sponsors experts contending in Apex Legends, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Teamfight Methods and World of Warcraft. To learn more on the Golden Guardians, check out