Report: Ame claims that NothingToSay, planet & y` have left LGD Gaming


Ame Reportedly Claims Departures of NothingToSay, planet & y` from LGD Gaming

Dorjee Palzang
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Dota 2 veteran Ame reportedly confirmed that three members of LGD Gaming have left the team and only two remain as of now.
According to an user on a Chinese forum, Ame noted that the three players who left LGD will go on to join Invictus Gaming

Update: Invictus Gaming has announced its new roster that features Du "Monet" Peng, Cheng "NothingToSay" Jin Xiang, Thiay "JT-" Jun Wen, Ye "BoBoKa" Zhibiao, and Yap "xNova" Jian Wei in its lineup.

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During a recent livestream on the Chinese streaming platform Bilibili, Dota 2 veteran Wang "Ame" Chunyu, who is currently on the inactive roster of LGD Gaming, reportedly confirmed that three members of LGD Gaming have left the team and only two remain as of now. 

One user on a Chinese forum quoted Ame and noted that he expressed optimism and noted that the new LGD Gaming roster will be stronger. 

Additionally, the user on the forum claimed that Ame stated that the three players who left LGD Gaming were transferred to Invictus Gaming (IG) which is now being partnered with G2 Esports.

Ame Provides Insight on LGD Gaming Roster Changes

Ever since the conclusion of The International 2023 (TI12), roster changes have been in full effect in the Dota 2 esports scene across different regions. 

According to the Chinese forum post, Ame claimed that Cheng "NothingToSay" Jin Xiang, Lin "planet" Hao, and Zhang "y`" Yiping have left LGD Gaming and would be transferred to Invictus Gaming (IG).

If the claims are correct, that would leave only Guo "shiro" Xuanang and Li "niu" Kongbo in the LGD Gaming roster. These claims of Ame are now seemingly coming into fruition as earlier today Invictus Gaming took to its Weibo page to officially announce the departure of three players from its roster. It let go of Zhou "Emo" Yi, Nicholas "zeal" Lim, and Xiong "Pyw" Jiahan, creating a three-slot vacancy that could possibly reserved for the LGD Gaming players.

Emo was a longstanding IG member. He played with Invictus Gaming for over five years and on 11th November, he finally bid farewell to the team. 

Ame reportedly went on to say on stream that with the LGD Gaming Dota 2 roster broken up, it feels like there is no strong contender from China.

Notably, LGD Gaming placed third at The International 2023 (TI12). Later, it also secured a direct invite to ESL One Kuala Lumpur 2023 which will kick off on 11th December. However, the open qualifiers are set to start on 12th November. 

To stay updated on the latest developments in the Dota 2 offseason, be sure to follow AFK Gaming and our post-TI12 roster tracker.

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Dorjee is an avid Dota enthusiast, he has been playing the game since it was just a map in Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne back in 2009, he transitioned to Dota 2 in 2014 and can't stop playing ever since!

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