G2 Mikyx proved to be the most valuable player this year, and the G2 Esports Support deserves one of the most prestigious award in the LEC!
After Martin “Yike” Sundelin, the jungler for G2 Esports claimed the Rookie of the Year title, the strongest team of the LEC received another award: today, the LEC announced that the Most Valuable Player of the Year is none other than Mihael Mehle, otherwise known as Mikyx, the Support of G2 Esports!
G2 Mikyx – the MVP of 2023
Mikyx had a very interesting career in the last 9 years. He started competing back in 2014 with a team called Bottled Water, where he stayed until the end of the 2015 season. He joined the EU LCS at the start of 2016 as a substitute for Fnatic, but at the end of the Spring Split, he went on to join Splyce as their main support. He had his first big successes with Splyce alongside Martin “Wunder” Nordahl Hansen, as they finished 2nd in the Summer Split, beating Unicorns of Love at the Regional Finals to qualify for the 2016 World Championship.
Mikyx started out strong, but he couldn’t keep his momentum, as outside of two 3rd place in the EU LCS 2017 Spring and Summer regular seasons, he couldn’t crack the top teams with either Splyce or Misfits Gaming. However in 2019, he joined G2 Esports and went on the most legendary streak any EU team produced: he won the 2019 MSI, came in second in the 2019 Worlds, third in the 2020 Worlds and won 4 LEC titles.
Cheers lads, but if this is some elaborate ruse to make me overconfident it's not gonna work guys… https://t.co/2HZZGwfWZB
— Mihael Mehle (@mikyx) September 1, 2023
Sadly for Mikyx, G2 let him go at the end of the 2021 season after the first Worlds that the organization has missed since it joined the LEC. After a bit of off time, he joined Excel Esports in the 2022 Spring Season, helping them break their playoff-curse in both the Spring and the Summer Splits.
G2 Esports singed him again at the start of this year, and Mikyx didn’t disappoint. He was one of the most influential support in all three splits, finding engages and carrying fights for his teammates left and right. He helped G2 Esports win the Winter and Summer LEC Splits, as well as qualify for this year’s Mid-Season Invitational, where the team made it to the top 6.
Mikyx had a truly impressive career so far, and we can’t wait to see where he ends up this year. Interesting fact that if not for Mikyx, Yike or Steven “Hans sama” Liv would’ve won the MVP this year, which shows just how dominant G2 Esports is in 2023.
Mikyx and his teammates are set to win their third split this year and win all of it at the end of the Season Finals. They are facing MAD Lions this Sunday, and if they can defeat the Spanish team again, they will qualify for the Grand Finals of the 2023 LEC in Montpellier. Don’t forget to follow ESTNN for the latest news in EMEA League of Legends!