Maybe departs from PSG.LGD after 7 years in the team
CMD368 – September 4, 2020 is setting up to be one of the saddest days for the PSG.LGD fans. Following the official announcement of fy’s departure from the team, the organization had to also wave goodbye to their star player Lu “Somnus/Maybe” Yao. Maybe departs from PSG.LGD after seven years of unforgettable memories, incredible achievements and inspiring TI moments. Coming to LGD in 2013 after he finished his studies, Maybe grinded his way into the competitive scene via the most prestigious in-house league in China, the Chinese Dota Elite Community (CDEC). He was initially recruited straight into the main LGD team, but shortly after he was transferred to CDEC Gaming. He spent a few months there polishing his playstyle before returning to the main team, where he had to fill in the big shoes left behind by Zhang “xiao8” Ning.
Through his long run in the LGD and PSG.LG jersey, Maybe rose from a top MMR player to one of the best mid laners in the world. His fearless attitude regardless of the opponent brought PSG.LGD countless of trophies, propelled them to a top three finish on The International stage in 2015 and 2019, a top four finish in 2017 and in 2018 Maybe fought in the PSG.LGD t-shit in what can easily be regarded as the best TI grand finals.
Maybe departs today from PSG.LGD as a free agent, much like his teammate fy. “With respect for the personal will of the player and his needs for career development, thorough internal communication and multilateral friendly negotiations, we are sorry to announce that our contract renewal with Maybe wasn’t successful, and he is now a free agent,” the organization announced on its official Weibo page.
Along with fy, Maybe is rumored to continue his career this year with a new competitor entering the professional Dota 2 scene. Four Angry Men (4am), China’s most famous PUBG team, has already announced their intention to enter the Dota 2 field and their starting line-up is rumored to be more of a China all-star roster featuring some of the best players that have graced the game. No official announcements were made just yet regarding the next chapter into Maybe’s and fy’s careers, nor about the new possible line-up of PSG.LGD, so stay tuned for further updates.