UPDATES New team: FPX/BLG/TOP/FPX ; Gone team: Newbee/IMay/DAN FanPlusX won the spot bidding official announcement(in Chinese) BSYY head coach transfer from DAN,veteran player&coach from season 2 Gimgoon Top transfer from GT (LSPL) Pepper Jungler transfer from RNG, was RNG.Y1HAN bing Mid former SAT mid in 2017 spring, SAT disbanded after relegated from LSPL lwx ADC transfer from Newbee Crisp Support transfer from Newbee Disappear Support transfer from Royal (LSPL), was RYL. Despa1r VG official announcement(in Chinese) HooN head coach former Team WE assistant coach Rui head coach Loong Top Crash Jungler Easyhoon Mid Martin ADC Caveman Support Meow Top Snow ADC former ME (LSPL) Bright Mid RW won the spot bidding official announcement(in Chinese) Steak head coach transfer from FW Mouse Top transfer from EDG Flawless Jungler transfer from IMay Doinb Mid transfer from JDG Smlz ADC transfer from OMG Killua Support transfer from YM (LSPL) SNG unofficial announcement(in Chinese by media wanplus) XiaoAL Top H4cker Jungler Tian Jungler transfer from YM (LSPL) fenfen Mid Knight Mid transfer from YM (LSPL), landed #1 in Korean server multipy times Fury ADC Yoon Support Brain Support BLG bought IMay’s spot official announcement(in Chinese) Maokai head coach former EDG analyst AmazingJ Top former IMay top Freecss Top transfer from EDG, was EDG. Audi SKS Jungler former IMay jungler Chieftain Jungler transfer from EDG acadamy Athena Mid former IMay Mid Mole Mid former IMay acadamy Jinjiao ADC former IMay ADC Road Support former IMay Support TOP bought DAN’s spot official announcement(in Chinese) Slythe head coach former support player in 2144(BSYY as coach), 2144 rebranded as DAN after they join LPL in 2017 summer Moyu Top former DAN Lies Top former DAN Xx Jungler Karin Jungler former DAN Ggoong Mid former DAN qi Mid former DAN QiuQiu ADC former DAN Cat Support former DAN Fage Support former DAN WE unofficial announcement(in Chinese) Team WE’s CEO SmallOrc chatted a bit about their future roster in his stream: main roster of 957/Condi/xiye/Mystic/Ben won’t change still debating about whether Zero changes his role into coach, most likely won’t still trying to get a veteran player to come to play for Team WE, but he kept declining As of Dec. 21st 8:00pm, the transfer window of LPL officially closed (extended 5 hours longer than other regions). That being said, the roster still has wiggle room because free agents can still be signed after transfer window closed. LPL is a region infamously known for its chaotic style and not willing to do announcements before they absolutely have to. Starting this afternoon (Beijing time), OMG began by announcing their official roster for 2018. EDG, RNG, JDG, LGD, Snake, and IG all announced theirs shortly afte., here’s the official line up for those 7 teams in 2018 LPL Spring split. EDG official announcement(in Chinese) NoFe head coach Hermes analyst Ray Top transfer from Cloud9 Clearlove Jungler Haro Jungler joined EDG acadamy team in 2017 Scout Mid iBoy ADC Hope ADC joined EDG acadamy team in 2017 Meiko Support RNG official announcement(in Chinese) Heart head coach promoted from assistant coach doG8 assistant coach xiaoxuan assistant coach Letme Top tianCi Top transfer from Royal (LSPL) Mlxg Jungler Karsa Jungler transfer from FW Xiaohu Mid Uzi ADC y4 ADC Able ADC known to many as “Zhanqisusu” PiPiXuAn ADC transfer from Royal (LSPL), former VG. Xuan Ming Support JDG official announcement(in Chinese) UDJ head coach Vu5So analyst Zoom Top transfer from DS (LSPL) Clid Jungler Xiaohan Jungler transfer from LD (LSPL) Yagao Mid transfer from MSC (LSPL) LokeN ADC RD ADC transfer from LD (LSPL) LvMao Support IG official announcement(in Chinese) Duke Top TheShy Top Ning Jungler kidkid Jungler Rookie Mid JackeyLove ADC being hyped since 2016 NEST West ADC Baolan Support Snake official announcement(in Chinese) Zhu Kai head coach Flandre Top SofM Jungler Zzr Jungler Guoguo Mid was subbing in 2017 for Zz1tai KRYST4L ADC hudie Support LGD official announcement(in Chinese) Acorn head coach DP assistant coach Jinoo Top Banana Top Eimy Jungler Yuuki Mid TGA (city league) player Nanzhu Mid EDG acadamy Imp ADC Fdy ADC LGD acadamy pyl Support also LGD’s team captain OMG official announcement(in Chinese) Mingzhe head coach Xiyang analyst Casual Top transfer from OMD (LSPL) world6 Jungler jiekou Jungler Fireloli Jungler transfer from EDG ICON Mid Chelly ADC transfer from GT (LSPL) Five Support Maestro Support had a fallout with OMG in 2017 LPL 2018 will have 14 teams. The remaining teams who still haven’t announced their rosters are VG, WE, SNG, and four new members of LPL —— RogueWarriors (ASUS’s ROG, won the spot bidding), BLG (bought IMay), FunPlusX (bought Newbee’s spot) and TOP (bought DAN’s spot). VG announced they signed WE’s former assistant coach HooN, and WE’s CEO announced that the player roster won’t change (957, Condi, xiye, Mystic, Ben and Zero). RogueWarriors announced that they hired former EDG’s manager as their manager. LPL returns the week of January 15th, 2018 on twitch.tv/lpl1 with its english broadcast live from the venue in Shanghai.