After considering all of its options for next year, Treatz is expected to continue playing in the SK Gaming colors for the 2022 LEC season.
TREATZ SET TO EXTEND FOR ONE YEAR WITH SK GAMING
The 2021 season has been complicated and chaotic for SK Gaming; the team finished in sixth place at Spring Split and closed the Summer Split in ninth and penultimate place with only 5 wins into 18 games. Not only have the team performed poorly, but there are also many issues with coaching staff and management, both of whom have been heavily criticized for the choices that were made during the offseason. In particular, Treatz had to quit his support role to take on that of jungler following the benching of TynX; the latter had been excluded from the starting five, because he apparently did not have the same vision of the game as the other four members of the line-up, if we are to believe the statements of the management.
As for the support position, it was initially given to Jesiz, the head coach, before he himself was replaced a few weeks later by Lilipp, a member of the SK academic team. Prime, after the team, made a most catastrophic start to this Summer Split.
The SK somehow managed to get their heads out of the water in the second part of the split, recording two impressive victories in the 6th week of the championship against MAD Lions and Excel Esports, they also took advantage of the drop. of the form of FC Schalke 04, to get out of this position of the red lantern. However, that was not enough to qualify for the playoffs.
On August 7, a week after the end of the regular season, Treatz announced that he planned to return to his support duties next year. In a message posted on Instagram, the Swedish competitor had notably said that even if the jungle was nice, we would see him again as support next year. A few weeks later, he announced on his Twitter account that while he was still in discussions with SK regarding next year, he had been given permission to initiate discussions with the other teams, thus being able to examine his various options for 2022.
Apparently many teams would have been interested in the competitor’s profile and therefore contacted him, but according to the latest rumors which have been circulating for a few hours, Treatz has finally made the decision to stay with SK Gaming next season. Wooloo specifies that Treatz’s stay at SK Gaming would be linked to the Swedish support’s willingness to continue playing in Europe, implying that he received offers outside of LEC.
SK Gaming should take advantage of the next transfer window to review the composition of its five for the 2022 LEC season. According to some rumors, the German club could recruit the midlaner of the Misfits Premier: Sertuss.
The 2021 season has been complicated and chaotic for SK Gaming; the team finished in sixth place at Spring Split and closed the Summer Split in ninth and penultimate place with only 5 wins in 18 games. Not only have the team performed poorly, but there are also many issues with coaching staff and management, both of whom have been heavily criticized for the choices that were made during the offseason.
The German club had dismissed TynX from the starting five and replaced him with Treatz. As for the support position, it was initially given to Jesiz, the head coach, before he himself was replaced a few weeks later by Lilipp, a member of the SK academic team.
The transfer window does not officially begin until November 15, but the first departures have been announced. At the beginning of September, InnerFlame announced that it had made the decision to step down as General Manager of the LEC and Academic (Premier League) teams, stating in particular that he was not going to leave the world of esports and that he planned to announce soon his new role.
The position Krepo would occupy would be very similar to the one he already held in G2 Esports in 2019, while his first goal would be to put together a new starting five and find a new coach for the 2022 LEC season. Jesse “Jesiz” Le should probably be replaced and according to rumors, SK Gaming could call on Simon “Swiffer” Papamarkos, the current head coach of the BT Excel academic team in office since December 2019.
At the beginning of September TynX confirmed that his contract with SK Gaming had come to an end and that he was now looking for a new team for 2022. While waiting to find a team for the 2022 season, the Danish jungler joined an Italian team by the name of Axolot to play the Iberian Cup 2021; after spending the entire summer season on the sidelines, this tournament could allow him to gradually return to the competitive scene.