KT Rolster Won the WCK and Will Represent Korea in the Wild Rift World Championship
The League of Legends (LoL): Wild Rift Champions Korea (WCK) has concluded with KT Rolster taking the crown of champions. The team also holds an esports team in the LoL Champions Korea (LCK) but failed to secure a slot in the LoL World Championship. However, the organization earned its chance at redemption after an intense clean sweep victory against Break Free Gaming (BFG). KT Rolster gets the honor of representing Korea in the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship 2021. The WCK was held offline at the LoL Park in Seoul, South Korea. The event was livestreamed and no physical audience was allowed to enter the venue.
KT Rolster will represent Korea in the Wild Rift Worlds Championship 2021
After an impressive 4-0 victory in the grand finals, KT Rolster became the representative for Korea in the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship 2021. The team will join the Chinese representative, Da Kun Gaming (DKG) which qualified by winning the .
The most impressive highlight was that KT Rolster never lost a single game during the WCK, placing first in the group stage leading to the playoffs where they took down one of the household names in Korea LoL esports, T1. The team proceeded to cruise through the grand finals against Break Free Gaming. The match was supposed to be held in a BO7 format but KT Rolster dominated the first four matches giving Break Free Gaming no chance to recover.
The players behind the dominant Wild Rift team in South Korea are the following;
Jung "Ratel" Yoon-ho (Baron)
Do "Do" Jin-ho (Jungle)
Kim "Issac" Eun-soo (Mid)
Han "NomeL" Sung-gun (Dragon)
Lee "Salem" Sung-jin (Support)
KT Rolster went home with ₩30,000,000 ($25,000 USD) while the first runner-up, BFG will settle with ₩20,000,000 ($16,000 USD). T1 delivered an amazing performance but will have to settle for the second runner-up with ₩12,000,000 ($10,000 USD) prize money. The third runner-up, GLUK Gaming received ₩8,000,000 ($6,000 USD) while the rest of the teams received ₩2,500,000 ($2,000 USD) prize money.
Considering that KT Rolster finished the WCK without a single loss, they may be one of the teams that are worth keeping an eye out for in the upcoming World Championship. Especially since Korea is one of the strongest regions in the LoL PC esports scene.
It will be interesting to see how KT Rolster will be able to hold up against representatives from other regions in the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship 2021.