Both Rasmus “Caps” Winther and Norman “Kaiser” Kaiser have extended their contracts with G2 Esports and MAD Lions respectively, according to reports by Dot Esports. These contracts come as the first out of many LEC roster moves that will probably occur throughout the rest of the offseason.
Caps remains with G2 Esports
Caps now has a one-year extension with G2 Esports that lasts till Nov. 20, 2023 according to the League of Legends global contract database. His re-signing comes after G2 Esports’ tumultuous season where they missed qualification to the League of Legends World Championship for the first time in six years. G2 Esports came into the season with high expectations as they added superstar bot laner Martin “Rekkles” Larsson at the beginning of the season. However, G2 Esports would fall in the upper bracket to Mad Lions 3-1 and would eventually lose to Fnatic in a five-game series to end their season abruptly. Many fans expected G2 Esports to make changes in the offseason, but it seems that the superstar star midlaner will not be one of them.
Kaiser extends contract with Mad Lions
On the other hand, MAD Lions’ support Kaiser is also getting a contract extension to the end of 2023. The LEC roster move news was broken earlier today by Dot Esports, and shuts down any rumors of the support player leaving after MAD’s fantastic season. According to the report, the deal was signed a few days after their 2021 LEC summer split playoffs win. Kaiser is an integral part to the success that MAD Lions have had the past few months. His engages as a support have consistently won them games, and he continues to cement his place as one of the best supports in the LEC. MAD Lions now come into the 2021 World Championships as a first seed from Europe and will look to prove themselves against the world’s best.