Team Liquid terminated the contract of Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen, making the mid laner a free agent ahead of the 2022 LCS season.
“We are so thankful for @Jensen for being with us for the our team’s most successful years,” Team Liquid tweeted Wednesday. “We won LCS Championships together, ended up in the MSI Finals, and went to Worlds three times. We were lucky to have him for as long as we did and wish him nothing but the best.”
We are so thankful for @Jensen for being with us for the our team's most successful years. We won LCS Championships together, ended up in the MSI Finals, and went to Worlds three times. We were lucky to have him for as long as we did and wish him nothing but the best. pic.twitter.com/v6IiUDj0wS
— Team Liquid LoL (@TeamLiquidLoL) December 9, 2021
The 26-year-old Dane signed a three-year extension last year worth a reported $4 million, according to Dot Esports.
“thx for the past 3 years,” Jensen tweeted Wednesday. “no longer have a buyout”
Jensen joined Liquid ahead of the 2019 LCS season, helping the team win two LCS split titles while qualifying for Worlds three times. He joined Liquid after playing for Cloud9 for three years.
Jensen was a founding member of Team Solo Mebdi in 2013, but the team disbanded after being disqualified from the Season 3 EU LCS qualifiers. Playing under the tag of Incarnati0n, he was permanently banned from professional League of Legends, but continued playing on smurf accounts.
Incarnati0n took over as coach of SK Gaming for 10 months in 2014 while Riot refused to lift his ban. Incarnati0n was finally approved for competitive play in May of 2015 and joined Cloud9.
He renamed to Jensen in December 2015, and the following year helped Cloud9 qualify for Worlds for the fourth consecutive year.
Cloud9 would also make it two Worlds in 2017 and 2018 before Jensen moved to Liquid on Nov. 19, 2018.
–Field Level Media