| Tags: Overwatch
| Author Ophelie Castelot
Overwatch: Kellex from the Toronto Defiant Retires
Kristian “Kellex” Keller, main support player for Toronto Defiant, retires from professional Overwatch.
Kristian “Kellex” Keller, main support player for Toronto Defiant, retires after three years in the Overwatch League. At 21 years old, the Danish player managed to place 5-6th in the Overwatch League with Boston Uprising, and 5-6th in the Overwatch World Cup with Team Denmark.
Today, we are saying goodbye to @KellexOW as he retires from professional Overwatch. Thank you Kristian for your time with the team and being part of the Defiant family these past few months. 🖤 We hope the best for you in your future! #RiseTogether https://t.co/wI59hyDSBs pic.twitter.com/XcwDpbOzcL
— Toronto Defiant (@TorontoDefiant) May 1, 2020
Keller was one of the few players from the Overwatch League Inaugural Season to be still active in the League. After two years defending the colors of Boston Uprising, Keller changed Boston’s blue jersey for the black one of Toronto Defiant. Regarding the latter, Keller said in his goodbye note that this was “the best team” he played with, and his teammates were “the most talented player [he]’s ever met.”
His departure from Toronto Defiant does not seem linked to the current events shaking the Overwatch League. It seems more likely due to stress, as he mentions talking about his decision with his friends and family. Now, Joo-seong “RoKy” Park is the sole main support for the Toronto Defiant. He will play alongside Keller’s former partner, Young-seo “KariV” Park moving forward.
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