No team in the NA LCS has put as much effort into trying to get a 10-man roster to work as Team Liquid has. As a matter of fact, they're one of the very few teams in the entire world that
Furthermore, the last couple splits have been brutal for Team Liquid, who has gone from a that didn't exactly inspire confidence but also was solid enough to not be embarrassing to a relegation-tier team in the span of a year. By the end of the
The team issued two groundbreaking pieces of news yesterday. The first announcement, and the one that was more immediately
The second announcement was that Team Liquid was looking to reforge their famed 10-man roster. While the effects of having a sub roster might not have seemed evident from the outside looking it, Team Liquid themselves clearly see the worth in it. Considering the current string of difficulties for the team started at the same time their previous 10-man roster fell apart, they may just have a point.
Team Liquid owner Steve Arhancet posted accompanied the press release with a rousing encouragement for fans of the team, who have been rather critical of the team's recent lack of success.
"Sometimes adversity and failure can serve as inspiration for ingenuity. Without relegations last split, we wouldn’t have Cain. If not for these losses, we may not have seen the issues holding us back from our potential. Now is that exact moment where the easy choice is to fall to the pressure, the hateful
The 10 man roster is just the start and signing Inori conforms with our plans for the present and the future. We could not turn down the opportunity to sign a great player like Rami because he combines a valuable mix of potential and the ability to help our team from Day 1. We believe this is a step in the right direction, but we understand that there are no guarantees.
We know that we have a lot of work to do this season, and we hope that our efforts will translate