Apex Gaming reveals roster for Spring Challenger Series
Brandon "Saintvicious" DiMarco will be coaching the newly formed North American Challenger team, Apex Gaming, the former All-Star jungler hasrevealed.
Apex boasts a handful of known players who have competed in some of the highest levels competitions around the globe:
Christian "Cris" Rosales (Top)
Seo "Eve" Jun-cheol (Jungle)
Jang "Keane" Lae-young (Mid)
Park "Police" Hyeong-gi (AD carry)
Alex "Xpecial" Chu (Support)
Lee "Shrimp" Byeong-hoon (Sub)
Brandon "Saintvicious" DiMarco (Coach)
Park "BlisS" Jong-won (Assistant Coach)
The roster has recruited former Team Coast player Cris, and adds in some star power in the form of ex-Gravity Mid, Keane, as well as former LCK jungler Eve (who played for Samsung Galaxy) and the much-touted Korean AD carry Police, from ESC EVER. Ever made a name for themselves as a semi-pro Korean organization after winning the KeSPA Cup in November, eliminating the reigning World Champions SKT from the tournament along the way.
Xpecial is also a well-known player who will be making his return with Apex, after becoming a free agent last year following his removal from Team Liquid's starting lineup.
Saintvicious will be joined in Apex's coaching staff by an Assistant Coach in former Samsung mid laner, BlisS.
This season will be the first appearance for Apex, who acquired Team Imagine's 2016 NA CS Spring Split spot a few weeks ago and will be competing in the upcoming season alongside Ember, Enemy, Astral Authority, Team Dragon Knights and Team Liquid Academy.