After eight long years of dominating the competitive scene, Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg has officially hung up his mouse and keyboard. The news comes as a shock to the League of Legends community, as Bjergsen has been a staple figure in the scene for many years. As one of the most accomplished players in the game, Bjergsen’s retirement marks the end of an era.
Bjergsen first rose to fame in 2013 during his time with the European team Copenhagen Wolves. He quickly became known for his exceptional mechanics and game sense, catching the eye of many North American teams. In 2014, Bjergsen moved on to Team Solo Mid (TSM), where he would remain for the better part of his career. During his time with TSM, Bjergsen led the team to multiple North American championships and numerous appearances at the World Championships.
Throughout his career, Bjergsen was known for his ability to play a wide array of champions at an extremely high level. He was a true leader on and off the rift and was highly regarded as one of the best mid laners in the world. His consistency and strategic prowess will be missed by both fans and fellow players alike.
While Bjergsen’s retirement may come as a surprise, it is clear that he has already made plans for his future. In late 2020, Bjergsen became part owner and coach of TSM, demonstrating his commitment to the organization and the League of Legends scene as a whole. With his retirement, Bjergsen will be able to focus all of his efforts on coaching, passing on his wealth of knowledge and experience to the next generation of players.
Bjergsen’s retirement also raises the question of who will take his place as the face of TSM and North American League of Legends. Bjergsen was not only an exceptional player but also a beloved figure by both fans and players. He embodied what it meant to be a professional player, both on and off the rift. Only time will tell who will step up and fill the void left by Bjergsen’s departure.
In conclusion, Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg has left an indelible mark on the League of Legends community. His retirement marks the end of an era and a new beginning for TSM and North American League of Legends. Bjergsen will be remembered as one of the greatest players to ever grace the rift, and his contributions to the game will not be forgotten. We wish Bjergsen all the best in his future endeavors, and look forward to seeing how he will continue to make an impact in the League of Legends scene.