NRG Esports Reinforces Its LCS Roster with Key Re-signings

NRG Esports Reinforces Its LCS Roster with Key Re-signings

1. December 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

NRG Esports, following a historic year in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), is set to retain the core of its winning roster. The organization has successfully re-signed two key players, Dhokla and FBI, as per the League of Legends Global Contract Database.

Contract Extensions

  • Dhokla and FBI: Both the top laner and AD carry have extended their contracts until the end of the 2025 season, indicating NRG’s confidence in their abilities and contributions to the team.

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Team Stability

  • Palafox and Contractz: Their contracts, valid through the end of 2024, suggest that NRG is focusing on maintaining team stability and synergy.
  • Only One Departure: The roster remains largely unchanged except for the departure of support player IgNar.

IgNar’s Departure

  • Contract Until 2025: Despite having a contract until 2025, IgNar became a free agent on Nov. 29.
  • New Beginning: He is reportedly joining Excel Esports in the LEC, marking an end to his four-year tenure in the NA league.

Filling the Gap

  • Huhi Joins NRG: In response to IgNar’s departure, NRG is reportedly bringing in support player huhi, a seasoned player with experience in multiple LCS teams like Golden Guardians, 100 Thieves, and CLG.

Looking Back at 2023


  • Return and Triumph: NRG rejoined the LCS in the 2023 Summer Split after a six-year break and clinched the 2023 LCS Championship.
  • Worlds 2023 Performance: As NA’s first seed, NRG was the only Western team in the playoffs but was eventually bested by Weibo Gaming in the quarterfinals.

Future Outlook

  • Potential for 2024: With the majority of its 2023 roster remaining, NRG is positioned as a formidable contender for the upcoming LCS League of Legends esports season.