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11:59, 19 Nov 2020

The Washington Justice have parted ways with Hyeon-Woo "JJANU" Choi, Chung-hee "Stitch" Lee, and Minseok "AimGod" Kwon as the team announced yesterday on their Twitter. GGRecon released a report on Wednesday outlining the signings of Hui-chang "BeBe" Yoon, off-tank Seong-Wook "Ria" Park, and main support Won-sik "Closer" Jung.

Aimgod had been with the Justice since season 3, becoming their flex support starter. After the implosion of the Vancouver Titans roster, the Justice picked up JJANU and Stitch du replenish their numbers that they had lost due to retirements and departures. During the 2020 season playoffs, the new team was able to improve impressively, advancing through the bracket until the Philadelphia Fusion were able to put a stop to their dark horse run. Veteran player Stitch especially came back to life, delivering one of his careers most consistent performances throughout the knock-out stages after having been relegated to the bench for his former teams for season 2. Whether or not these players will be able to find new teams is currently unknown, but their availability this late into the off-season might cause some headaches for the three. 

While the reported recruitment of Hui-chang "BeBe" Yoon, off-tank Seong-Wook "Ria" Park, and main support Won-sik "Closer" Jung will plug most role holes in the roster, the team might still decide to recruit further players to play around their stars Tae-sung "Mag" Kim and Gui-un "Decay" Jang. Many teams appear to have opted to double up on the flex support position and on the DPS front, though a second off-tank or main tank appear to be options too. Specifically, the off-tank market is currently still stacked in high calibre talent, with players like Tae-hong "MekO" Kim, Young-sun "GaeBullSsi" Yun, Jun-ho "Fury" Kim, and more still officially free agents.

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