Faker and Deft playing on the same team for the first time in history? LCK All-Stars announced

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The following is a translation of the press release sent to Inven Global.


Riot Games Korea announced the LCK line-up of players that will be participating in the 2020 LoL All-Stars.


The line-up was announced after a week of online voting, which was conducted from Nov. 10th to the 17th. The LCK All-Star line-up consists of T1’s top laner, Kim “Canna” Chang-dong, DAMWON Gaming’s jungler, Kim “Canyon” Geon-bu, T1’s mid laner, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, Hanwha Life Esports bot laner, Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu, and DAMWON Gaming’s support, Cho “BeryL” Geon-hee.


This year’s All-Stars will mark the first time that Faker and Deft, who are considered the greatest players of all time, wwil be playing on the same team. For Faker, it also marks his 7th consecutive year that he’ll be participating since 2014, and it’ll mark the very first time that Deft will be appearing at the All-Stars event.


On the first day of the event (Dec. 18th), the All-Stars of each region will be participating in a segment called ‘Underdogs Uprising’, where the All-Stars of the four major regions, LCK (Korea), LCS (North America), LEC (Europe), and LPL (China) will be facing off against the All-Stars of the minor neighboring regions. For the LCK All-Stars, they’ll be facing off against the All-Stars of PCS and OCE.


Through this event, viewers will also be able to watch other star players from around the world, such as Jo “CoreJJ” Yong-in (NA), and Gabriël “Bwipo” Rau (EU), and Mads “Broxah” Brock-Pedersen (NA). Top influencers from all around the world will also be participating in the event, as well as the former pros (dubbed, ‘Legends’). From the LCK, you’ll be able to meet with names such as MaRin, Ambition, PawN, PraY, and Mata.


The 2020 LoL All-Stars will be taking place over three days, from Dec. 18th to the 20th. You may check out the full schedule at lolesports.com for the full schedule and more information.

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