Mid laner Yuan “Cryin” Cheng-Wei’s second game against RNG is over.
The 21-year-old’s contract with Royal Never Give Up has expired, officially making him an unrestricted freelance worker, the organization announced today. Weibo. Cryin joined the team at the end of April 2020 and made the group one of the best League of Legends‘teams around the world in 2021. With Cryin driving the pace in mid lane, RNG won the LPL Spring Split in April and the Mid-Season League in May.
However, RNG was unable to replicate their performance in the second half of the season, finishing the LPL Summer 4th in the top 4 and leaving Worlds in the quarterfinals. Although Cryin and crew could not advance further in the World Championship, he surprised everyone with his choice of Annie, a champion who had not competed in international tournaments for six years.
This is RNG’s first roster change after the free agency phase began in November and drained its roster to just seven players. It’s currently unclear whether mid laner Zhang “Yuekai” Yue-Kai will take over the active roster or whether the Chinese organization will be looking for a Cryin replacement in the transfer market. .
After helping RNG win two championships in 2021, including one overseas, Cryin is likely to be approached by some of the top LPL organizations in the coming weeks.
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https://dotesports.com/league-of-legends/news/cryin-parts-ways-with-rng-becomes-free-agent Cryin partners with RNG, become a free agent