CLG will likely be enjoying with Tanner “Damonte” Damonte as its beginning mid laner for the upcoming seventh week of the 2021 LCS Summer season Cut up.
Following the dramatic behind-the-scenes video launched by CLG yesterday, the group has now introduced the roster swap that most individuals anticipated. In a video that was later deleted by CLG, normal supervisor Daniel “Tafokints” Lee stated that there’ll in actual fact be roster adjustments for this upcoming week. This variation will likely be Damonte, who will substitute Eugene “Pobelter” Park in the intervening time and attempt to assist the crew get again to successful methods.
Damonte hasn’t performed within the LCS since February when he performed for 100 Thieves. After the primary weeks of the season, Damonte was changed because the beginning mid laner and despatched to the Academy degree to play there. Damonte performed with 100 Thieves Academy till Could, the place he was as soon as once more up for grabs as a free agent.
Damonte replaces Pobelter for CLG
With Damonte being picked up by CLG, the 23-year-old mid laner will get one other shot at proving himself within the LCS. After becoming a member of an LCS crew for the primary time with Echo Fox in 2017, Damonte has struggled to discover a dwelling the place he can actually develop as a participant. He has all the time been thought-about an enormous potential expertise, however by no means actually discovered a strategy to break all over.
CLG is at the moment sitting on the backside of the standings alongside Golden Guardians with a seasonal document of 10-26. If CLG desires to succeed in the playoffs this cut up, there need to be drastic adjustments within the crew’s degree of play. With Damonte, CLG may be capable of get the breath of recent air wanted and new eyes on what the crew wants. Damonte has beforehand participated within the 2019 World Championship with Clutch Gaming and is an skilled participant.
Damonte is thought for being good at management mages equivalent to Syndra, Viktor, and Zoe, that are all champions that go well with CLG’s present playstyle nicely. Pobelter has tried to play some comparable champions however with out a lot luck. Whereas CLG has gotten some first rate wins, the crew’s consistency remains to be missing.
Damonte will play his first sport underneath the CLG banner on Friday, July 17, in opposition to Staff Liquid.