MaRin is now officially out of the gaming spotlight.
The player's last professional team was Topsports Gaming consisting of mainly Chinese players.
"The life of a pro-player has just ended."
It's official – Jang "MaRin" Gyeong-hwan (장경환) is taking a permanent break from playing League of Legends professionally.
The announcement came from his Twitch stream 2 days ago, wherein MaRin wrote "I'm retiring" while he's live.
Watch the full stream on MaRin's Twitch channel here.
MaRin's Summoner moments.
This professional Korean player started his career as a substitute for SKT Telecom T1 back in 2013. Later on, he consistently became a top-laner for SK Telecom 1 until November 2015.
The year 2015 was a golden era for MaRin and SKT, as the team qualified for Worlds 2015 and became the top seed for Korea. SK Telecom 1 beat KOO Tigers in the finals, claiming the championship cup with a 3-1. This has been the second time SK Telecom has topped the League of Legends World Championship Finals.
After winning Worlds 2015, MaRin left SK Telecom 1 to join LGD Gaming in 2016. Later that year, a post-Worlds shuffle occurred and MaRin finds hinself in Korean team Afreeca Freecs. Reportedly, his last professional team would be Topsports Gaming, a Chinese League of Legends pro team.
MaRin is known for using the Twisted Treant Maokai in his matches.