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CLG's final piece of exodia, Wind, arrives to Los Angeles with an approved visa

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▲ Photo by Parkes Ousley of Inven Global

 

As we've reported numerous times these past few weeks, many LCS orgs have been plagued by visa delays this off-season, but CLG finally secured their last player, Oh "Wind" Myeong-jin, who has just arrived to Los Angeles. He played from Canada in their first week of games, but was replaced by Trevor "Stixxay" Hayes in the following weeks, as he returned to Korea for the finalization. With his return to the team, CLG has all of its members eligible for play. 

 

 

 

Other than Wind, CLG had delays in Lee "Crown" Min-ho, Jean-Sébastien "Tuesday" Thery, and Alexey "Deus" Zatorski's visas, but none had to miss any games. Similarly, due to jungle visa delays for Team Liquid, Mike "MikeYeung" Yeung found himself a temporary starting spot as well. Other teams, like Evil Geniuses, had to replace their players entirely, signing AnDa and 5fire to their Academy roster. 

 

▲ Photo by Viion of Inven Global

 

Wind most previously played on BBQ Olivers along with current teammate Deus where they were coached by Nick "LS" De Cesare. He has a relatively young career, but showed great promise on the team, and may proove to be a strong pickup for NA after time on Academy.

 

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