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PSG.LGD Officially Parts Ways With Fy and Somnus ‘ M

Vignesh Raghuram
4/Sep/2020 07:38 am

Fy and Maybe depart from the PSG.LGD lineup after their contracts expire
Currently both players are Free Agents. However, they're rumored to join the 4AM Dota 2 lineup in the future.
Recently, ViCi Gaming also announced the departure of Yang who is also rumored to be a part of 4AM's Dota 2 lineup

Two Chinese legends are departing from PSG.LGD today. Lu "SoMnus?M" Yao and  Xu "fy" Linsen have left the lineup after the expiration of their contracts with the club. This also increases the likelihood that the earlier report on fy and SoMnus ‘ M joining the new 4AM Esports lineup alongside Yang and Eurus is likely true.

RELATED:  Maybe and Fy Are Reportedly Leaving PSG.LGD


PSG.LGD Breaks Ties with Fy

PSG.LGD Fy at TI9Image via Valve

Popular support player Xu "fy- Linsen has been released from the PSG.LGD organization after his contract with the club expired on 1st September 2020. 

Fy has been a part of the PSG.LGD lineup since September 2017. In this time frame, the player has played over 700 games with the organization and won multiple majors. They also secured a second-place finish at The International 8 and a third-place finish at the International 9. 

PSG.LGD’s heartfelt statement on Fy’s departure reads:

“You once switched to become an offianer in order to meet needs of the team, but then you returned as position 4 through adjustments, making your title "fygod" known to the world again and leaving a countless number of highlights through your 3 years in LGD. 

You are a born engine in the battlefield.
You are the best Rubick player in the world, second to none
Your Earthshaker stuns the casters.
Your Phoenix got 2 kills when you were ganked by 3 enemies.
When you play Tusk, every single ability is skillfully wielded in your hands
Every hero you play seems to be endowed with a spirit, and you handle the tempo of gank perfectly. 

You have accompanied us through an unforgettable time. Thank you for the great contributions you've made since you joined LGD esports club. We will always remember the time we fought together. We sincerely wish every success in your future career.

Goodbye, captain!”


PSG.LGD Parts Ways With Somnus ‘ M

Exactly, two hours after the announcement of Fy’s departure, PSG.LGD also announced the departure of Lu "SoMnus?M" Yao, also known as "Maybe". He also left in a similar circumstance as Fy with his contract expiring on 1st September 2020.

Somnus ' M joined PSG LGD way back in 2015, just before The International 5. Since then Maybe has played over 1444 games as a LGD Gaming player. Only one other player has played more professional games with the same team (Dendi with Na'Vi).

Maybe secured multiple Top 3 TI finishes with the team and has also won several Majors. He won over $2.95 Million USD in prize winnings during his tenure with the LGD Gaming organization.

The organization also paid tribute to Somnus with some throwbacks to pay tributes to this impeccable mid laner, including his remarkable performances at TI5, Manila Major and TI8 .




Earlier this week, ViCi Gaming announced that rOtK and Yang were departing from their lineup.

RELATED:  ViCi Gaming Part Ways With Yang and rOtK

It is looking increasingly likely that the rumors about the 4AM roster are true. 4AM’s potential roster according to these rumors:

  • Carry: Zhang "Eurus" Chengjun
  • Mid: Lu "Somnus ' M" Yao
  • Offlaner: Zhou "Yang" Haiyang
  • Soft Support: Xu "fy" Linsen
  • Hard Support: Ru "RedPanda" Zhihao

Stay tuned to AFK Gaming for further reports as the situation progresses.


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Vignesh is one of AFK Gaming’s most experienced writers, having written over 1000 articles for the website over the last 3 years. Although his primary focus has always been Dota 2, his experience in esports also includes expertise in CS:GO and mobile esports titles.