TSM is reportedly expected to sign with Huang “Maple” Ti-Yang for the 2022 LCS Summer Split as the first step to rebuilding the starting roster after the organization had its worst regular season in history. Maple, one of the most experienced mid laners in the pro stage, will join TSM in the upcoming season. If an agreement is reached between TSM and the star player, Maple will replace Zhu “Keaiduo” Xiong, who could not live up to the expectations in the 2022 Spring Split.
TSM also are looking for new options to replace their support, Wei “Shenyi” Zi-Jie, whose contract will expire two years later. Former Estral Esports support Choi “Mia” Sang-in is expected to join the team to fill the shot caller vacancy for the next season. The truth is that TSM spent nearly 5 million dollars, according to Reginald, to build this starting roster, which finished the 2022 regular split at the bottom. Their overall performance was heartbreaking, so it is time to gain some experienced-competent players who can lead the rest of the team in tough situations.
Maple and Mia will join TSM FTX
Maple was better known for his excellent performance in Flash Wolves. During his five-year LMS career, he and his team with Karsa, Kramer, and SwordArt, dominated the regional stage. Flash Wolves was considered the real dark horse of the international tournaments they participated in. Maple took part in five World Championships and four Mid-Season Invitationals in his long-standing career. After leading PSG Talon to advance to the semifinals in the MSI 2022, Maple tried his luck in China, but it did not go well. Anyone’s Legends completed the regular split in 13th place with an atrocious 5-11 record.
The 2022 LCS Summer Split will be at the forefront for teams to secure their spot at the most prestigious international tournament of the year, Worlds 2022. TSM FTX is in the process of rebuilding the roster to turn back their old but gold days. Speaking of the tournament, MSI 2022 is set to begin on 10 May with group matches. Riot Games has yet to reveal the full schedule. You can catch all the action from the official LolEsports Twitch channel.