South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency announced Thursday the esports Hall of Fame ceremony will be held in November, and six players will be honored.
MaRin on facing SKT next: “We need to beat all of the other teams in order to make it to the playoffs.”
Jang “MaRin” Gyeong-hwan, the former top laner for SK Telecom T1 and the current top laner for the Afreeca Freecs, said regardless of his team’s opponent, they need to win to make it to the playoffs.
Jang “MaRin” Gyeong-hwan, the most respected player on the Afreeca Freecs, apparently has scary amounts of influence over his teammates.
MaRin: “I think the way Huni played today is different from his usual play style, so it wasn’t difficult to deal with him.”
The Afreeca Freecs defied expectations on Thursday in defeating SK Telecom T1 with a commanding 2-0 victory.
After a hard fought 2-1 win against the Afreeca Freecs on Thursday, KT Rolster’s Song “Smeb” Kyung-ho and Go “Score” Dong-bin were invited to the post-match interview with OGN casters Lee “CloudTemplar” Hyun-woo and Kim Dong-jun, where Smeb confessed to playing a little irrationally against Jang “MaRin” Gyeong-hwan.
One of the world’s best top laners has left China. China’s LGD Gaming announced the departure of Jang “MaRin” Gyeong-hwan through Weibo on Sarturday, reflecting that the organization respected MaRin’s wish to return to Korea, according to a report by Fomos’ Park Sang-jin. This was followed by MaRin’s own announcement of departure on Weibo as well. […]