T1 is apparently parting methods with support Effort|Dot Esports
Former DRX assistance Keria will be the starter for the upcoming season.
T1 is supposedly parting methods with 19-year old assistance Lee “Effort” Sang-ho, according to Fomos Reporter Kenzi.
This news comes two days after T1 signed previous DRX support Ryu “Keria” Min-Seok as the starting assistance. Effort’s expert career began on SKT in January 2017 as a student and grew quickly to an alternative and a starting player over the years.
Given that he became a starter in 2018, Effort helped T1 achieve two LCK Champion titles and a Worlds credentials. T1’s World Champion run throughout that year however was stopped suddenly by G2 Esports in the semifinals, who were on track to win everything in 2018 after a very dominant year.
T1’s journey throughout 2020 went through low and high, after winning the Spring Split they were seen as one of the finest groups in the LCK, however something took place during the Summer Split and the team broke down. After numerous efforts to alter beginning players for their matches, the team ended up fourth throughout the Summer season and was removed in the first round of playoffs by Afreeca Freecs.
In the regional gauntlet, they were seeded in the 2nd round, where they got revenge against AFS however were promptly removed by Gen.G for the last Worlds qualification spot.
After a frustrating 2020 season which hasn’t led to a Worlds qualification, T1 parted methods with the training staff and got the coaches from DAMWON Gaming: Daeny and Zefa, who helped DAMWON protect their first World Champion title.
Without any reports surrounding Effort’s next team, it’s unclear where he will end up for the upcoming season.