Korean organization Maru Gaming Maru Gaming Inactive WIX Kim Doo-heon (김두헌) NakJi Kim Sang-hyeop (김상협) Chibab Kim Young-hyun (김영현) Moves Park Jun-seo (박준서) Jeong Hi Lee Jeong-ha (이정하) have released their roster following the end of their contracts.

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안녕하세요 마루게이밍 발로란트 팀입니다.

'Jeong Hi'선수, 'Chibab'선수, 'NakJi'선수, ‘WIX'선수, ’Moves'선수, 'Anaks'(예상준) 코치가 마루게이밍 팀과 계약이 만료되었습니다.

그동안 열심히 활동해준 선수들과 코치님께 감사드리며 앞으로 더 나은 모습으로 찾아뵙겠습니다.

#MARU #VALORANT

Maru were consistently near the top in Korea during their short stint in 2022, finishing in the top six in Stage 1 of VCT Korea Challengers. In Stage 2, the team came back with a vengeance by replacing GwangUh and Delta in favor of Moves from Team T5 Team T5 Inactive ELCbis Jr 칙칙폭폭제임스 Jkid Enter Redwater877 and Jeong Hi , formerly a longtime member of DAMWON Gaming DAMWON Gaming Korea Rank #4 Lakia Kim Jong-min (김종민) allow Park Sang-wook (박상욱) exy Park Geun-cheol (박근철) t3xture Kim Na-ra (김나라) Bangnan Jung Min-u (정민우) Esperanza Jeong Jin-cheol (정진철) . Their Stage 2 roster went on a miracle run in Challengers, finishing second only to DRX DRX Korea Rank #1 stax Kim Gu-taek (김구택) Rb Goo Sang-Min (구상민) Zest Kim Ki-seok (김기석) BuZz Yu Byung-chul (유병철) MaKo Kim Myeong-gwan (김명관) in the playoffs.

Defeating staples such as World Game Star World Game Star Korea Rank #5 HANN iRdy Luke Kim Jun-young (김준영) ClarK Ha Jeong-o (하정오) Sylvan Ko Young-sub (고영섭) , On Sla2ers On Sla2ers Inactive GodDead Kim Sung-sin (김성신) Bazzi Park Jun-ki (박준기) TS Yu Tae-seok (유태석) Estrella , and DAMWON Gaming DAMWON Gaming Korea Rank #4 Lakia Kim Jong-min (김종민) allow Park Sang-wook (박상욱) exy Park Geun-cheol (박근철) t3xture Kim Na-ra (김나라) Bangnan Jung Min-u (정민우) Esperanza Jeong Jin-cheol (정진철) in the Stage 2 Playoffs guaranteed Maru enough circuit points to qualify into the East Asia Last Chance Qualifier, placing above rival team WGS.

They were unable to replicate their success from VCT Korea's playoffs once in the LCQ, as their run ended winless, going 0-2 in games against REJECT REJECT Japan Rank #4 takej Takemori Shogo Anthem iNTRO Kang Seung-gyun (강승균) Medusa An Min-cheol Reita Oshiro Ryu and On Sla2ers On Sla2ers Inactive GodDead Kim Sung-sin (김성신) Bazzi Park Jun-ki (박준기) TS Yu Tae-seok (유태석) Estrella to be knocked out in last place.

All five of the team's players, plus their head coach, will enter free agency.

The Maru Gaming roster were:

  • Kim "WIX" Doo-heon (김두헌)
  • Kim "NakJi" Sang-hyeop (김상협)
  • Kim "Chibab" Young-hyun (김영현)
  • Park "Moves" Jun-seo (박준서)
  • Lee "Jeong Hi" Jeong-ha (이정하)
  • Ye "Anaks" Sang-jun (예상준) (Coach)