After a slew of departure and retirement announcements from NUTURN NUTURN Korea Rank #2 's players in the first half of November, the Korean organization have announced Yoon "hyeoni" Hyun-seok as the organization's latest departing member. According to the organization's announcement on Facebook, hyeoni has ended his contract with NUTURN under a mutual agreement with the organization.
It's time to say Goodbye to our ‘Hyeoni’
He has been with NUTURN Gaming during APAC LCQ.
We are pleased to have been with a star player like him.
NUTURN wishes ‘Hyeoni’ all the best.
Notable as the newest member on the organization's former veteran roster, hyeoni was a breakout star in the Stage 3 Korean Challengers, punching above his team's weight against multiple Korean contenders — including NUTURN themselves.
One month after his team DFR DFR Korea Rank #10 were eliminated from Stage 3, NUTURN unveiled hyeoni as the team's new young blood following an unsuccessful stint with Choi "10X" Jin-woo (최진우). Filling in the shoes left by the team's former star player Kim "Lakia" Jong-min (김종민), hyeoni made his debut with NUTURN in the Asian Last Chance Qualifier, with the roster eyeing one last international event appearance to round out 2021.
NUTURN's showing in the last chance qualifier was a shadow of their Stage 2 hegemony, being knocked down to the lower bracket in a 13-0 decider map by FULL SENSE and later eliminated in an arduous 2-0 by their regional challenger rival DAMWON Gaming.
In its current state, NUTURN are on the brink of complete dissolution with only one player and one coach remaining. After allow and Suggest departed NUTURN in early November, solo followed through with his previous considerations of retirement, leaving hyeoni as the most recent member to part with the organization. peri has not yet announced if he intends to follow suit with solo in retiring as a player.