With DRX, Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu not too long ago grew to become World Champion in League of Legends. Regardless of persistent rumours of a potential finish to his profession, he has now moved to league rivals DAMWON KIA.
Through the Worlds there was typically speak of “Defts final dance”. This meant the top of the profession of the skilled participant who may virtually be described as a League of Legends grandfather. Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu has been energetic in Riot’s fashionable MOBA title for greater than ten years. Initially taking part in with MVP Blue and Samsung, he then moved to China for simply over two years within the LPL and EDward Gaming. Till his World Championship triumph just a few weeks in the past, it was the time with the eventual World Champion EDG that was most profitable for Deft
After two extra years with KT Rolster and his related return to South Korea, it was off to DRX, previously generally known as Kingzone DragonX (till October 2019) and later DragonX (till November 2020), till just a few hours in the past. Since then, the AD Carry has been inflicting havoc on Bot Lane and eventually topped his profession spanning greater than ten years with the world title. The right finish to a profitable skilled profession, however apparently the League of Legends World Championship victory offered an extra enhance of motivation, so early retirement will apparently have to attend somewhat longer.
Thanks, Deft. pic.twitter.com/dtjt3sz3RD
– Worlds 2022 Champions DRX (@DRXGlobal) November 23, 2022
However as an alternative of continuous to compete for DRX and work in direction of a potential title defence, the newly topped World Champion is switching to a former World Champion: DAMWON KIA. By way of tweet, the 2020 Worlds champion introduced the change, whereas an official assertion from DRX adopted quickly after. “We thank DRX Deft for taking over the challenges with an unwavering coronary heart. Due to you, we have been capable of mild up underneath the DRX banner this 12 months!”. The brand new contract runs till November 2023.
Each DRX and DAMWON KIA will meet once more within the 2023 Korean LCK as a part of the Spring Break up.