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100 Thieves Part Ways With Four LoL Players
- On Friday, November 17, 2023, 100 Thieves announced the departure of four players
- With that, 100 Thieves' offseason has officially began
- Lim "Quid" Hyeon-seung is the only remaining player of the 2023 LoL roster
On Friday, November 17, 100 Thieves announced the departure of four League of Legends players from its roster. The team decided to keep only mid laner Lim "Quid" Hyeon-seung, who is set to play for 100 Thieves in the 2024 LoL Championship Series (LCS) season.
100 Thieves have officially started its LCS offseason roster rebuild on Friday, with the departure of most of its lineup. As confirmed, top laner Kim "Ssumday" Chan-ho, jungler Can "Closer" Çelik, ADC Yiliang "Peter" "Doublelift" Peng, and support Alan "Busio" Cwalina have all been let go from the team, leaving 100T with just one active member on its roster.
These changes officially confirm that 100 Thieves will completely rebuild its LCS roster for the 2024 season; however, the departures are hardly surprising. Rumours, which have been circulating over the last couple of weeks have tied support Busio with FlyQuest, whereas Ssumday has already unofficially confirmed that he would be looking for a new team earlier this month.
Other reports have stated that 100 Thieves has already reached an agreement with former Golden Guardians jungler Kim "River" Dong-woo to replace Closer; however, that has yet to be officially confirmed.
It's also unclear what the future holds in store for Doublelift, who has returned from his retirement in December 2022 to join 100 Thieves. And while it's not entirely unlikely for Doublelift to join another team for the 2024 LCS season, the 30-year-old could also decide to retire from LoL pro play and return to streaming.
If the recent reports are correct, 100 Thieves will field Qiud in the mid lane and River as a jungler in the 2024 LCS season. However, it remains to be seen who will take over other positions.
With many LCS teams changing their players ahead of the 2024 season, 100 Thieves will have plenty of options to choose from as the team looks to rebuild and form a competitive roster that'll manage to match 100 T's success in 2021 when the North American esports organisation won its first LCS trophy.
The 2023 free agency period will officially start on November 21, 2023, so we should get more information about 100T’s plans in the coming weeks.