Omega Esports Releases JLC and Impressive From Its Wild Rift Roster
The Philippines esports organization, Omega Esports has announced the departure of two of its League of Legends: Wild Rift pro players, Jaiby "JLC" Paglingayen and John Loyd "Impressive" Dela Cruz. The two pro players were one of the first original members of the Omega Esports Wild Rift roster and have been with the team since October 2020. Over the course of their career in the team, JLC served as the team’s Baron Laner while Impressive was the team’s Jungler. Omega Esports stated that it will be announcing its new Wild Rift roster in the coming days and fans should look forward to this big change.
Omega Esports revamps its Wild Rift roster
After finishing fourth place in the PPGL 2021 Fall Split: Playoffs, the official regional qualifier in the Philippines for the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series 2021: Fall Season, Omega Esports announced the departure of two of its veteran members JLC and Impressive.
The announcement was made through the official social media handles of Omega Esports, thanking the two veterans for their contribution to the team and wishing them luck in their future careers.
“You two are indeed some of the finest players in the LOL: Wild Rift scene in the PH today,” stated Omega Esports.
The team is composed of the following members;
Miguel Vincent "Arisen" Pison - Baron
Maynard "Arise" Limon - Mid
Gerald "Taymlaps" Bermundo - Dragon
Ronel "Stronger " Tan - Support
John Loyd "Impressive" Dela Cruz - Jungle (Released)
Jaiby "JLC" Paglingayen - Baron (Released)
JLC is yet to announce his plans after leaving the team while Impressive is currently . Omega Esports stated that it will be announcing its new Wild Rift roster in the coming days.
JLC and Impressive have participated and won numerous Wild Rift esports tournaments under Omega Esports. The team was crowned champions in the Wild Rift Asia Brawl 2021, Bit Wars Open Qualifier #2, Zenith Open Asia Spring, and the PPGL 2021 Summer Split: Luzon South Regionals.
Despite being one of the best Wild Rift teams in the Philippines, Omega Esports struggled to secure first place in the PPGL 2021 Fall Split: Playoffs. The team eventually settled for fourth place and missed its chance to represent the Philippines in the .
It will be interesting to see if Omega Esports will be able to reclaim its former glory in the next season of the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series 2021.