After storming back in the latter half of the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split, Fnatic
"Those last few weeks of spring were a complete rollercoaster, but it just showed how close we are to the LCS summit. It was the motivation the boys needed and now they’re hungrier than ever to improve. The team’s already on the plane to Seoul. They’re going to enjoy the highest quality working conditions, and the most competitive server around the globe, so it’s ideal for the team to train and raise their game for summer."
The start of the Spring Split was rather bumpy for Fnatic but they figured things out in a big way to build momentum and storm into the playoffs. Fnatic would eventually plow through the playoffs and finish in third after defeating Misfits.
While at the
Rekkles came out towards the end of the split and spoke about the troubles he's been having and his inability to stay focused on the game. He even hinted at retiring if he couldn't give the game 100% of his efforts. Because of this, Rekkles will be staying back in Europe.
"Rekkles has had a really rough split, dealing with a lot of personal issues. He decided that it was best to take some extra time to recover and come back stronger in Summer." - Finlay "Quaye" Stewart