Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg, one of the most iconic figures in the world of esports, has announced his retirement from competitive League of Legends. The legendary player’s departure marks the end of an illustrious career.
Author: Captn Jack / Jack Miller
A Legendary Career in Esports
Bjergsen, widely regarded as one of the best mid-laners in the history of League of Legends, has had a storied career spanning nearly a decade. The Danish player first rose to prominence in 2013, joining Team SoloMid (TSM) and quickly becoming a key figure in the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NALCS).
Bjergsen’s Impact on TSM and the Competitive Scene
During his time with TSM, Bjergsen played a pivotal role in the team’s success, helping them secure multiple NALCS titles and earn international recognition. His exceptional skill, leadership, and dedication to the game have left an indelible mark on both the organization and the global esports scene.
Transitioning to a New Role
While retiring as a player, Bjergsen will remain involved with TSM in a new capacity. In late 2020, he transitioned to a coaching role, sharing his vast experience and knowledge with the team’s next generation of players. This move highlights Bjergsen’s commitment to helping TSM maintain its competitive edge and foster new talent.
The End of an Era
Bjergsen’s retirement marks the end of an era in the world of esports. As one of the most successful and respected players in League of Legends history, his departure is a significant loss for the competitive scene. However, his continued involvement with TSM ensures that his influence will be felt for years to come.
The retirement of Bjergsen from competitive League of Legends brings to a close one of the most remarkable careers in esports. His achievements as a player and his lasting impact on TSM and the global competitive scene serve as a testament to his extraordinary skill and dedication. While his presence on the rift will be sorely missed, his continued involvement with TSM as a coach ensures that the legacy of Bjergsen will live on in the next generation of esports talent.