A new year heralds new rosters.
The 2022 League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Spring Split will begin on January 14, welcoming new kids on the block like Victor “Flakked” Lirola in G2 Esports, and familiar faces like Team Vitality mid laner Luka “Perkz” Perković, who had spent a year in LCS.
Here are the full rosters that’ll take to the Rift in the 2022 LEC Spring Split.
Full roster of every team competing in the 2022 LEC Spring Split
After the departure of mid laner Carl Felix “MagiFelix” Boström, the Danish organization brought in Oliver “Dajor” Ryppa, who previously made a splash with Fnatic’s academy roster at the EU Masters grand final last year.
Bot laner veteran Kasper “Kobbe” Kobberup has also joined from Misfits Gaming. Astralis will aim to reach the playoffs for the first time in history during the 2022 LEC Spring Split.
|Matti “WhiteKnight” Sormunen||Top laner|
|Nikolay “Zanzarah” Akatov||Jungler|
|Oliver “Dajor” Ryppa||Mid laner|
|Kasper “Kobbe” Kobberup||Bot laner|
|Hampus Mikael “promisq” Abrahamsson||Support|
At the end of 2021, Schalke 04 Esports’s LEC spot was bought over by Geneva-based org Team BDS that previously competed in the France national league.
Of the 5 players that competed with S04 last year, only mid laner Ilias “NUCLEARINT” Bizriken and support Dino “LIMIT” Tot were re-signed to LEC squad for the 2022 LEC Spring Split
Team BDS’ most high-profile acquisition was top laner Adam “Adam” Maanane, who exited from Fnatic after Worlds 2021.
Meanwhile, Jakub “Cinkrof” Rokicki and Matthew Charles “xMatty” Coombs have transferred from popular French org Karmine Corp, who took home both 2021 EU Masters titles. Adam had competed alongside both of them in Spring last season.
|Adam “Adam” Maanane||Top laner|
|Jakub “Cinkrof” Rokicki||Jungler|
|Ilias “NUCLEARINT” Bizriken||Mid laner|
|Hicham “Jaylink” Malki||Bot laner|
|Matthew Charles “xMatty” Coombs||Bot laner|
|Dino “LIMIT” Tot||Support|
Excel made just one change from last summer, adding top laner Finn “Finn” Wiestål, who returned from a sojourn in North America with Counter Logic Gaming.
|Finn “Finn” Wiestål||Top laner|
|Mark “Markoon” van Woensel||Jungler|
|Erlend “nukeduck” Våtevik Holm||Mid laner|
|Patrik “Patrik” Jírů||Bot laner|
|Henk “Advienne” Reijenga||Support|
After G2 Esports decided to rebuild their player roster, Martin “Wunder” Nordahl Hansen made his way to Fnatic to replace Adam.
Joining him are jungler Iván “Razork” Martín Díaz from Misfits and mid laner Marek “Humanoid” Brázda, formerly of MAD Lions. The latter replaces Yasin “Nisqy” Dinçer, who will remain with Fnatic as a sub and content creator.
|Martin “Wunder” Nordahl Hansen||Top laner|
|Iván “Razork” Martín Díaz||Jungler|
|Marek “Humanoid” Brázda||Mid laner|
|Yasin “Nisqy” Dinçer||Mid laner|
|Elias “Upset” Lipp||Bot laner|
|Zdravets “Hylissang” Iliev Galabov||Support|
The 2019 Worlds finalists shockingly missed Worlds last year despite boasting a star-studded roster which included Martin “Rekkles” Larsson, prompting a rebuild where only jungler Marcin “Jankos” Jankowski and Rasmus “caPs” Borregaard Winther remained.
Former Schalke 04 top laner Sergen “Broken Blade” Çelik will fill the shoes of Wunder. Victor “Flakked” Lirola and Raphaël “Targamas” Crabbé arrive from MAD Lions Madrid and Karmine Corp to fulfill the bot lane and support role.
Support player Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle will remain under contract as a substitute for the 2022 LEC Spring Split.
|Sergen “Broken Blade” Çelik||Top laner|
|Marcin “Jankos” Jankowski||Jungler|
|Rasmus “caPs” Borregaard Winther||Mid laner|
|Victor “Flakked” Lirola||Bot laner|
|Raphaël “Targamas” Crabbé||Support|
|Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle||Support|
MAD Lions made just two changes to the lineup that won the 2021 LEC Summer Split and made the top eight at Worlds 2021, adding mid laner Steven “Reeker” Chen and bot laner William “UNF0RGIVEN” Nieminen. Both of them have prior experience in the German European Regional League (ERL) circuit.
|İrfan Berk “Armut” Tükek||Top laner|
|Javier “Elyoya” Prades Batalla||Jungler|
|Steven “Reeker” Chen||Mid laner|
|William “UNF0RGIVEN” Nieminen||Bot laner|
|Norman “Kaiser” Kaiser||Support|
Banking on youth over experience, Misfits Gaming promoted jungler Lucjan “Shlatan” Ahmad from their academy squad, making the 2022 LEC Spring Split his first LEC season as a starter.
Joining him is support Mertai “Mersa” Sari who rose from the ERL scene with GamersOrigin.
Former bot laner Matúš “Neon” Jakubčík has also rejoined from Schalke 04 for the 2022 LEC Spring Split after a stint with Misfits in 2019.
|Shin “HiRit” Tae-min||Top laner|
|Lucjan “Shlatan” Ahmad||Jungler|
|Vincent “Vetheo” Berrié||Mid laner|
|Matúš “Neon” Jakubčík||Bot laner|
|Mertai “Mersa” Sari||Support|
After the departure of star jungler Kacper “Inspired” Słoma and Steven “Hans sama” Liv, both of whom moved to the LCS, the 2021 Worlds representative decided to import jungler Kim “Malrang” Geun-seong from Korea.
The second new face, bot laner Markos “Comp” Stamkopoulos, arrives from Team Vitality for the 2022 LEC Spring Split. He initially started in the Spring Split, but became a substitute after Juš “Crownshot” Marušič joined the team.
|Andrei “Odoamne” Pascu||Top laner|
|Kim “Malrang” Geun-seong||Jungler|
|Emil “Larsson” Larsson||Mid laner|
|Markos “Comp” Stamkopoulos||Bot laner|
|Adrian “Trymbi” Trybus||Support|
Support Erik “Treatz” Wessén returns to his original role after filling in as a jungler during the 2021 LEC Summer Split.
|Janik “Jenax” Bartels||Top laner|
|Erberk “Gilius” Demir||Jungler|
|Daniel “Sertuss” Gamani||Mid laner|
|Jean “Jezu” Massol||Bot laner|
|Erik “Treatz” Wessén||Support|
He brings with him former Team Liquid top laner Barney “Alphari” Morris and MAD Lions bot laner Matyáš “Carzzy” Orság.
Together with jungler Oskar “Selfmade” Boderek and support Labros “Labrov” Papoutsakis, Team Vitality is looking like a team that might upset the established order during the 2022 LEC Spring Split.
|Barney “Alphari” Morris||Top laner|
|Oskar “Selfmade” Boderek||Jungler|
|Adam “LIDER” Ilyasov||Mid laner|
|Luka “Perkz” Perković||Mid laner|
|Matyáš “Carzzy” Orság||Bot laner|
|Labros “Labrov” Papoutsakis||Support|
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