Kim “Nagne” Sang-moon will be playing for Beşiktaş Esports in the 2019 TCL season.
Beşiktaş Esports announced their social media the signing of Nagne as their mid laner. Nagne is most recognized for his role as KT Rolster’s mid laner during the 2015 Season, contributing to the team’s first ever World Championship appearance.
Legends never die! He beat Faker, Frozen, and GBM before at LCK and will now carry the Beşiktaş jersey in Turkey! Welcome, @Nagneee!
LCK’de Faker, Frozen ve GBM’e karşı başarılar elde eden yıldız oyuncu Nagne, bu yıl #Beşiktaş forması giyecek! ?
— Beşiktaş Esports (@bjkesports) December 20, 2018
Along with Nagne will be Lee “GalB” Ju-hyeob has also been announced as coach. GalB has been part of Damwon Gaming last split, whose roster was hyped during this offseason for their great scrim performance. He has also coached a Turkish team in the past, Team AURORA, which had notable players such as An “Rain” Hyeon-guk and Kim “Wisdom” Tae-wan.
We've seen him promoting to LCK with DAMWON and here in TCL before! The veteran GalB will be coaching our team for the next season. Welcome!
— Beşiktaş Esports (@bjkesports) December 18, 2018
With news of Korean players such as former World Champion Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan joining the Turkish league, the TCL will exhibit players that have boosted World class talents in the past. With the veteran prestige of LCK players and talents of resident TCL players in one league, it is to be seen how the TCL will evolve.