MAD Lions AD Carry, William “UNF0RGIVEN” Nieminen, is near becoming a member of 100T after his first 12 months in LEC.
After a really profitable 2021 with back-to-back championships, MAD Lions have been in a small rebuilding stage within the 2022 season. With the departure of their champion bot laner Matyáš “Carzzy” Orság, MAD had signed UNF0RGIVEN from SK Gaming Prime. After a gradual adjustment in Spring, UNF0RGIVEN had an individually good Summer season Break up, although MAD Lions infamously didn’t win best-of sequence all 12 months and sadly received eradicated throughout Worlds 2022 Play-Ins.
After Worlds ended, MAD Lions determined to return to a way more skilled, and likewise acquainted, face within the bot lane and introduced Carzzy again from Group Vitality. With most different LEC groups additionally filling their ADC spot, it seemed like UNF0RGIVEN might need to play within the ERLs. However in sudden information, Brieuc “LEC Wooloo” Seeger reported right now that the Swedish AD Carry will play beneath the 100 Thieves group in 2023, however it’s not sure if he will likely be within the newly based NACL or in LCS.
[Sources] Bot laner Unforgiven 🇸🇪 will play for 100 Thieves subsequent 12 months.
It’s NOT recognized but whether or not he’ll play within the LCS or Academy workforce.
Karmine Corp was within the participant however he dedicated final evening. pic.twitter.com/yHT6GUnWTR
— LEC Wooloo 🇪🇺 (@LEC_Wooloo) November 14, 2022
UNF0RGIVEN heading to the LCS Academy may be the case as 100 Thieves is rumored to be pursuing a roster consisting of veterans and rookie gamers from their Academy workforce. The large names connected to the roster to this point are the long-time LCS gamers Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg and Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng. Contemplating the pedigree of those two gamers, and being residents, it might be seemingly for them to be 100T’s first alternative of signings for the primary workforce.
In his report, Wooloo additionally talked about that LFL’s Karmine Corp was additionally concerned with signing UNF0RGIVEN, however it seems to be just like the younger ADC determined LCS was the higher alternative. Following this, KC reached an settlement with Turkish ADC Muhammed Hasan “Kaori” Şentürk from Evil Geniuses, in accordance with a report from Blix.gg’s Alejandro “anonimotum” Gomis.
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