|Coaches:||Lee Ji-hoon |
Oh "ZanDarc" Chang-jong
|Affiliated Teams (Former):||KT Rolster Arrows|
KT Rolster Bullets
KT Rolster is a Korean professional gaming organization based in South Korea. It is one of the eight KeSPA teams.
Before the Korean restructuring, KT fielded two sister teams, KT Rolster Arrows and KT Rolster Bullets which were created by the organization on October 10th, 2012. It originally began as StarCraft: Brood War team KTF Magics and included among its stars a number of players who also became involved with League of Legends - coaches YellOw (Xenics Storm) and Reach (NaJin e-mFire) and casters/streamers Kim Dong Soo (Garimto) and Kang Min (Nal_Ra).
On October 10th, 2012, KT Rolster created two teams for their League of Legends division, KT Rolster A and KT Rolster B. KTA was made up of Hiro, Vitamin, ReSEt, Zero, and Wall while KTB featured Ragan, KaKAO, Ryu, Score, and Mafa. The two teams combined in March for the OGN Club Masters where they placed third after losing 3-2 to MVP but beating CJ Entus 3-0. Star player of NaJin Black Sword, Maknoon, joined KTA in May of 2013 and the team was reformed around him as their center piece. Shortly afterwards, KTA was renamed to the KT Rolster Arrows and KTB was renamed to the KT Rolster Bullets. Unfortunately for KT, neither team was able to qualify for the Season 3 World Championship.
At the beginning of the season, the Arrows were restructured again to cope with the loss of Maknoon as the star. This new team featuring KaKAO, Rookie, Ssumday, Arrow, and Hachani were able to bring KT its first OGN Championship after they beat Samsung Blue 3-2 at HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014. Just prior to this they played in the SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 but placed fifth overall out of seven teams and missed playoffs. Both KT Rolster teams failed to qualify for the 2014 World Championship at the end of the season.
Changes to OGN rules that banned organizations from owning two teams forced the Arrows and the Bullets to merge for the 2015 season. KT Rolster fielded a roster featuring Ssumday, Score, Nagne, Arrow, and Hachani as the starting five. The team did not fair well in SBENU Champions Spring 2015 and placed fifth overall for the season, barely missing playoffs.
KT did much better in the regular season of SBENU Champions Summer 2015, placing second behind a nearly undefeated SK Telecom T1 team after acquiring Piccaboo. They made it to the finals of the playoffs but lost 3-0 to SKT. KT qualified for the finals of the 2015 Season Korea Regional Finals where they beat the Jin Air Green Wings 3-1 to qualify for the 2015 World Championship as the number three seed from Korea. KT was drawn into a group with LGD Gaming, Team SoloMid, and Origen. They ended with a 5-1 record and went on to play the KOO Tigers in the quarterfinals. They lost 3-1 and were knocked out of the tournament.
KT played in the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup where they lost 2-1 in the semifinals to CJ Entus. Shortly afterwards, starting midlaner Nagne and support Piccaboo left the team. KT signed Fly, former mid of Young Glory, to replace Nagne, and two supports: Ignar from Incredible Miracle and Hachani, former coach of Rebels Anarchy.
During the LCK 2016 Spring Season, KT Rolster finished second place in the regular season with a 13-5 match record. Ignar would leave the team halfway through the season. Their regular season placement earned them a bye into the semi-finals of the Spring Playoffs, where they faced SK Telecom T1. Unfortunately, they were swept 3-0, ending their spring split with a third place finish.
In the LCK 2016 Summer Season, KT Rolster continue their strong spring performance by finishing third with a 13-5 record. Again they earned their bye into the semi-finals of the Summer Playoffs, where they faced SK Telecom T1. In a surprising turn of event, the team reversed swept their opponent to advance into the finals against ROX Tigers after dropping the first two match, reminiscent of their 2013 summer finals. In the finals, they fell short of winning their second LCK title, placing second in the summer playoffs with a 2-3 record. Though disappointing, their spring and summer performance earned them a bye into the finals for the Regional Qualifiers to win the third seed spot for 2016 Worlds. Though they start off with a 2-0 lead, they were reversed-swept by Samsung Galaxy in the best of five series, thereby ending their 2016 season.
In the off season, KT went through major re-organization by letting go of every player except Score. In their place, the team brought on Smeb, Pawn, Mata, and Deft to form what many considered to be the super team that might finally topple SKT in the 2017 season.
Going into the LCK 2017 Spring Season, KT Rolster got off to a strong start. However, people were more focused on how this team fares against SK Telecom T1's new line up, which also had an equally strong start of the season. Due to scheduling, both teams would play against each other back to back in the span of 2 weeks. In this el classico telecom war, KT unfortunately lost both match ups against SKT. Since then, the team started slumping a bit and at the end of the regular season, they were in third place, which still earned them a bye into the quarter finals. Going into the playoffs, they were able to get back into form to defeat MVP in the quarter finals and then later Samsung Galaxy in the semi-finals without ever dropping a single match. However, much to the disappointment of their fans, they did not win a single match against their opponent SK Telecom T1, thus ending their spring playoffs in 2nd place and earning 70 circuit points for the 2017 World Championship.
- February 23rd, Hachani steps down. Fixer becomes the primary support.
- June 16th, Piccaboo joins.
- August 29th, 2nd Place in the SBENU Champions Summer 2015.
- September 5th, 1st Place in the 2015 Season Korea Regional Finals.
- December 1st, Mach, Fixer, Piccaboo, Nagne, and Edge leave.
- December 2nd, Fly and Ignar join.
- December 22nd, Hachani rejoins as a sub.
|Smeb||Song Kyung-ho (송경호)||Top|
|Score||Go Dong-bin (고동빈)||Jungle|
|PawN||Heo Won-seok (허원석)||Mid|
|Deft||Kim Hyuk-kyu (김혁규)||AD|
|Mata||Cho Se-hyeong (조세형)||Support|
|Steal||Moon Geon-yeong (문건영)||Jungle|
|Ssumday||Kim Chan-ho (김찬호)||Top||Team Dignitas|
|Fly||Song Yong-jun (송용준)||Mid||Longzhu Gaming|
|Arrow||No Dong-hyeon (노동현)||AD||Phoenix1|
|Hachani||Ha Seung-chan (하승찬)||Support||Team Vitality|
|IgNar||Lee Dong-geun (이동근)||Support||Misfits|
|Edge||Lee Ho-sung (이호성)||Mid||NaJin e-mFire|
|Nagne||Kim Sang-moon (김상문)||Mid||Wan Yoo|
|Mach||Oh Hyun-sik (오현식)||AD||MVP|
|Fixer||Jung Jae-woo (정재우)||Support||Phoenix1|
|Piccaboo||Lee Jong-beom (이종범)||Support|
|Mimic||Min Ju-seong (민주성)||Sub/Top||Pathos|
|Ares||Kim Min-kwon (김민권)||Sub/Jungle||ESC Ever|
|Sage||Kim Do-geun (김도근)||Sub/Support|
|Prime||Yoon Du-sik (윤두식)||Jungle|
|ikssu||Jeon Ik-soo (전익수)||Sub/Top||Anarchy|
|Lee Ji-hoon (이지훈)||Head Coach|
|ZanDarc||Oh Chang-jong (오창종)||Coach|
|Jung Je-seung (정제승)||Coach|
|실력자||Kim Hwan (김환)||Coach|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2016-11-13||5 - 8th||2016 LoL KeSPA Cup||1 : 2||Kongdoo Monster||₩ 5,000,000|
|2016-09-03||2nd||2016 Season Korea Regional Finals||2 : 3||Samsung Galaxy|
|2016-08-20||2nd||LCK 2016 Summer Playoffs||2 : 3||ROX Tigers||₩ 60,000,000|
|2016-08-06||3rd||LCK 2016 Summer Season||13 : 5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-04-16||3rd||LCK 2016 Spring Playoffs||0 : 3||SK Telecom T1||₩ 30,000,000|
|2016-04-09||2nd||LCK 2016 Spring Season||13 : 5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2015-11-13||3 - 4th||2015 LoL KeSPA Cup||1 : 2||CJ Entus||₩ 10,000,000|
|2015-10-18||5 - 8th||2015 World Championship||1 : 3||KOO Tigers||$ 75,000|
|2015-09-05||1st||2015 Season Korea Regional Finals||3 : 1||Jin Air Green Wings||WC Seed|
|2015-08-29||2nd||LCK 2015 Summer Playoffs||0 : 3||SK Telecom T1||₩ 60,000,000|
|2015-08-13||2nd||LCK 2015 Summer Season||13 : 5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-04-11||5 - 8th||LCK 2015 Spring Season||6 : 8||Group Stage (W/L)||₩ 10,000,000|
- January 4th, UNDERSTANDING AND ANALYZING KOREA 2.0; THE BAD. by Esports Heaven
- July 31st, Piccaboo and KT Rolster shoot for the top from LoL Esports
- September 10th, Third time's the charm for KT Rolster from LoL Esports
- September 11th, Worlds 2015 Team Profile - KT Rolster from Esports Heaven
- September 13th, The KT Rolster Bullets 2015 World Championship Reunion from Follow eSports
- September 16th, World Championship Preview: KT Rolster from EsportsTalk
- September 25th, The Road to Worlds: an in-depth look at KT Rolster from theScore
- October 1st, Who is the Carry of KT Rolster from Gold Per 10
- November 17th, A KT roller coaster ride from LoL Esports
- December 20th, Mata: ‘I wanted to play with Deft, so when he decided to KT Rolster, I decided to join him’ with Yahoo Esports
- October 3rd, KT Rolster set their sights on Origen after destroying LGD Gaming with LoL Esports
- October 10th, Chang Jong Oh KT Coach Interview with Twitch
- October 10th, Piccaboo leads KT Rolster to No. 1 seed in Group D with LoL Esports
- KT Rolster starts 2 LoL teams"esports.dailygame.co.kr
- kt LoL 팀 서포터 이동근 개인사정으로 계약 해지 (Korean) esports.dailygame.co.kr
- Gamers article regarding Ssunday and Fly "Gamers.com"
-  "fomos.kr"
- KT 롤스터 서포터 '하차니' 하승찬, 잠시 휴식 (Korean) inven.co.kr (English Translation) liquidlegends.net
- KT, 서포터 '피카부' 이종범 영입 (Korean) esports.dailygame.co.kr
- KT 롤스터, 김상문-이종범-정재우와 계약 종료 (Korean) esports.dailygame.co.kr
- kt 롤스터, ‘플라이’ 송용준-‘이그나’ 이동근 영입으로 LOL팀 완성 (Korean) fomos.kr
- '하차니' 하승찬, KT 롤스터로 복귀 (Korean) esports.dailygame.co.kr
- 별들의 전쟁 시작! LoL 챔피언스 코리아 프리시즌 로스터 공개 (Korean) inven.co.kr