2018 World Champions, Song “Rookie” Eui-jin and Gao “Ning” Zhen-Ning will be attending 2018 League of Legends All-Star. The two iG players have been invited through the new All-Star format Riot has announced earlier this year, where some pro players are voted in while other players are selected via Riot and the League Partner Program.
Weibo announcement of iG Rookie and Ning’s attendance of All-Star. Source: Weibo
On 10th of November, Riot Games China announced that the mid laner and jungler of Invictus Gaming will be participating in All-Stars through invitation. Rookie is the longest serving member of the current roster of iG, and has been accredited as the key playmaker of iG throughout the Worlds tournament. Ning showed stellar performance at iG’s finals match against Fnatic and awarded the MVP of the match.
Rookie and Ning join Jian “Uzi” Ji-Hao and Liu “Mlxg” Shi-Yu for All-Stars. The two players of Royal Never Give Up were voted as the LPL representatives for All-Stars, later last month. 2018 League of Legends All-Star will be held in Esports Arena, Las Vegas, from December 6th to 8th.