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theScore esports Daily (Nov. 16): Crown and Ambition part ways with Gen.G, RFRSH sells Heroic

by Dimitri Pascaluta Nov 16
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Ambition and Crown part ways with Gen.G

Kang "Ambition" Chan-yong and Lee "Crown" Min-ho have left Gen.G, the organization announced on Friday.

The departure of the jungler and mid laner is a result of their contracts having come to an end. After winning the 2017 World Championship, Gen.G had a disappointing finish at this year's Worlds. Not only did they come in 13th-16th, they were the first South Korean team in five years to be knocked out in groups.

RFRSH sells Heroic to Seranades Global Inc.

RFRSH Entertainment have transferred the ownership of Heroic to Seranades Global Inc., Heroic announced on Friday.

According to the team's press release, Heroic's player contracts, licenses, trademarks and brand rights have been transferred from RFRSH Entertainment to Seranades Global Inc. In the coming days, Seranades will take over all ownership and operations of the team, Heroic said.

According to HLTV, Seranades' Executive Director, Erik Askered, is also a partner of CUBE Esports, a marketing agency that employs the Counter-Strike 1.6 legend Emil "HeatoN" Christensen.

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