Rekkles is reportedly set to play for T1’s academy League of Legends crew within the 2024 LCK Challengers League.
The 27-year-old has already reached a verbal settlement to play for T1 Academy in 2024, in response to LEC Wooloo on Nov. 20.
Rekkles was reportedly “ceaselessly seen” on the T1 facility in Seoul, South Korea, and took part in scrims with the crew. Rekkles parted methods with Fnatic in October after spending months on the inactive roster.
When Rekkles left Fnatic, he touched on how he was transitioning from the AD carry place to the help position and stated he’d enjoying help within the LEC “in a dream state of affairs”. LEC Wooloo reported that Rekkles thought of choices within the LEC, however as we are able to see, he opted to play for T1 Academy in 2024.
The report comes a mere sooner or later after T1’s major crew gained the 2023 League World Championship after cruising previous Weibo Gaming within the grand finals. The academy crew, however, haven’t gained something all through 2023.
The deal between Rekkles and T1 may very well be good for each events. It’s going to enable Rekkles to have a clean transition to the help roles as he’ll be enjoying amongst rookies. As for T1, the group may have somebody to mentor its younger gamers and probably a brand new ambassador.
Rekkles made historical past within the LEC and was for a few years the league’s personal Faker. He helped Fnatic to win quite a few LEC tournaments and got here near successful the World Championship in 2018, when Fnatic misplaced to Invictus Gaming within the grand finals. The 27-year-old, although, hasn’t been the identical since his controversial stint with G2 in 2021 and may have the chance to reinvent himself in LCK Challengers and see if he can shine in a brand new position.