After parting ways with Cloud9, Park “Summit” Woo-tae joined FunPlus Phoenix to compete in the 2022 LPL Summer Split.
Cloud9 formed a very competitive roster before the 2022 LCS Spring Split and showed dominance throughout the regular season. Summit won the MVP award but the team failed to win the championship and qualify for MSI 2022. As a result, he left the team. According to the latest news, Summit has joined FunPlus Phoenix and he will compete in the Chinese League of Legends tournament, LPL.
Summit’s professional career began back in 2016, he competed in KeSPA Cup 2016 against T1. He was also the toplaner for the South Korean National Team at IeSF 9th Esports World Championship. Summit’s first LCK experience was under the Sandbox GAMING. He stayed with the game even after the rebranding and he played for them for three whole years. After parting ways with the LCK team, Summit joined Cloud9 to compete abroad.
His C9 career was very successful individually but he failed to win the championship and compete at MSI 2022. He won the LCS MVP award thanks to his dominant performance. Cloud9 completed the 2022 LCS Spring Split Regular Season with 13 wins and 5 losses and got swept by Evil Geniuses in the playoffs.
New Home, FPX
Summit decided not to go back to his home country and join the Chinese forces, FunPlus Phoenix. FPX did not have the best split of the franchise history in 2022 LPL Spring as they secured 8 wins and faced 8 losses, barely making it to the playoffs. They lost 3-1 to EDward Gaming and got eliminated before reaching the final stage.
Summit will be the second South Korean player on the FunPlus Phoenix roster alongside Kim “Clid” Tae-min. Moreover, FPX have another top laner on the roster, Ping “Xiaolaohu” Xiao-Hu. It looks like they will share the playtime.