Unfortunately, some things in life are beyond anyone's control and age is one of them. Teams have begun to prepare for Season 3 in the hardest way possible, by releasing their players who don't meet the required age of 17 years needed in order to compete in Season 3.
Fnatic has enjoyed a terrific revival and has been competing at the top scene with young Rekkles, but they will have to find a new ADC just as Dynamic had to add a new support. Hopefully their professional gaming careers don't end here, as these players clearly have the talent needed to succeed when they come of age. Riot did what they had to do in this case, and practically every real professional sport league has a minimum age requirement to enter.
It's now 100 % sure that I will not be able to compete professionally until i turn 17. So I'd like to start with wishing my team good luck in finding a new AD Carry, and doing well in the season 3 qualifiers. Also a big thank you to everyone from Fnatic for giving me the chance to experience how it is to be a professional player.
Since I'm a determined guy, who strives to be the best, I will most likely be creating a "Amateur team", a team who is not playing as top 8 Europe, until i turn 17. Also I will be streaming constantly as soon as i get my new internet, until then only times when i got internet, such as gaming cafés and LAN parties. Also would like to thank you all for supporting me and my team over the past, even though the journey was short.
Dynamic has been searching for a new AP mid player for a bit, and welcomed Danny 'Shiphtur' Le to the role, as well as replacing former young support Pixel with Angelo "I am Anjo" Cortez. They are hoping to rebound from recent poor LAN performances to qualify in one of the remaining spots in North America for Riot's Season 3 league.
Team Manager Samuel 'Hexo' Bouchard offered this statement on his twitter about the new players:
On the bright side we're ready to announce our 2 new wonderful players Danny "Shiphtur" Le - mid and Angelo "I am Anjo" Cortez - support !
How do you feel about the age rules and the roster moves RoG'ers? Let us know in the comments and everyone here at Reign of Gaming would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas!
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