T1 Challengers coach Kim “Roach” Kang-hee received a four-match suspension from the 2022 LCK Spring Split and received a 3 million won fine after interfering with a player who signed a contract without his team. they allow.
According to the report of Korizon’s Kevin Kim, the new coach of T1 Challengers has come under suspicion for directly contacting a contract player related to the free management company without informing their team. This was later confirmed, leading to the original four-game ban being reset for December 2021.
“[The penalty] Kim said.
T1 appealed on behalf of Roach to reconsider the ban on January 20, but was unsuccessful as both the penalty and the 4-match suspension came before the 3rd week of the T1 Challenger of the LCK finals.
“The LCK Challengers League has announced that the original ruling will remain in place, and Roach will be suspended for 4 matches (Week 3) and fined KRW 3,000,000.” Riot Korea said.
This is not the first instance of the organization talking to players without their team’s permission. G2 Esports Accused Of Talking To MAD Lions Players Back September 2021, as reported by Jacob Wolf. However, this one will only be for four games.
Roach joined the T1 Challengers ahead of the 2022 LCK Spring Split after spending 2021 as the team’s top laner. Under his new leadership, the T1 Challengers are currently ninth in the 2022 LCK CK Spring Split, having won against the previous Kwangdong Freecs Challenger in their first match without him.
With three games remaining in the box, T1 will look to build on a third win when they face Hanwha Life Challengers on January 25.
https://dotesports.com/league-of-legends/news/t1-challengers-coach-roach-suspended-tampering T1 Challengers coach Roach suspended for tampering, despite appeal to reconsider 4-match ban