Lee ‘IgNar’ Dong-geun is a 20-year-old South Korean cyber athlete competing in League of Legends. His responsibility towards his squad is providing support for his allies, healing or protection against enemies. Dong-geun is known for his aggressive roaming moves, choosing the tankier LOL heroes to suit his playstyle.
Like his fellow team mate, Hans Sama, Lee enjoys his free time reading manga and watching anime. Dong-geun’s favourite animation he grew up watching was One Piece for its long running series. When he does get the chance to go back home in Korea, Ignar loves riding motorcycles, eating Korean food and spending time with his family.
Where it all began:
In his younger days, Lee started his passion for computer games, playing Warcraft III, Dark Souls 3 and Tekken 7. What began as a hobby turned into a profession in January 2015, Ignar joined Winterfox, for just five months and then signed on with Incredible Miracle for the rest of 2015. He made his debut competing for KT Rolster, making a name for himself in the esports world of League of Legends.
Misfits is a European Gaming company that was established in May 2016 by Ben Spoont, Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein. Their success as a esports team has given them the finance to expand supporting several teams that train and compete in League of Legends, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Hearthstone.
Misfits LOL was created to participate in the EUCS Summer qualifiers after signing the former Renegades players. The current roster consists of Alphari, Maxlore, PowerOfEvil, Hans Sama, Ignar and Paragon as substitute, a mixture of experienced players and fresh faces that will bring success to Misfits LOL squad.
Competition Participation and Winnings:
Lee’s most recent achievement was winning the All Pro team award as the Support player for Misfits at the 2017 EU LCS Spring. In this tournament, the LOL squad finished in fourth place with the record 0:3 losing to Fnatic.
The greatest win for Ignar was at the LCK Spring 2016, competing for KT Rolster. They managed to go through to the Playoffs Round 2 in a best-of-5 but were defeated by SK Telecom T1 with the unbeatable score 0:3. Despite the loss, KT Rolster finished in third to win an amazing cash prize of $26,340.
Other LOL competitions that Ignar participated include the 2015 LOL Kespa Cup, 2016 EU LCS Spring Promotion and EUCS Summer league. These matches just helped him improve on his gaming skills and formed him into the professional player, Ignar has become today.