One of the reporters of ESPN esports portal, Jacob Wolf announced that Phoenix1 are going to sign contracts with Ryu «Ryu» Sang-wook, who is playing on Mid Lane position и No «Arrow» Dong-hyeon, who is playing on AD Carry position.
Currently, these two players are the free agents, but Jacob Wolf insists they will join Phoenix1 soon. The organization has not confirmed the rumors.
On November 21, Phoenix1 lost 4 players: Andrew «Slooshi» Pham, Brandon «Mash» Phan, Austin «Gate» Yu, Brandon «Brandini» Chen. On November 22, ex-player of Immortals, Adrian «Adrian» Ma joined Phoenix1. After the performance at North America LCS 2016, where the team took only 8 place, Phoenix1 managed to beat Echo Fox and win a spot at summer season of North America LCS 2017.
Ryu started a career of esportsman in StarTale and KT Rolster Bullets. The previous two years he has been playing on Mid Lane position in H2k-Gaming. His las big achievement is 3-4 place in World Championship Season 2016.
As for Arrow, his professional League of Legends career started in 2013 in Xenics Storm team (South Korea). From February 2014 till November 2016, No «Arrow» Dong-hyeon played for KT Rolster Arrows and KT Rolster. He became a champion of HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014 and Korea Regional Finals 2015, and took the second places on LCK Summer 2016 and Korea Regional Finals 2016.
Phoenix1 possible roster:
Derek «zig» Shao
Adrian «Adrian» Ma
Choi «Pirean» Jun-Sik
Rami «Inori» Charagh
No «Arrow» Dong-hyeon (?)
Ryu «Ryu» Sang-wook (?)