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Here are the rosters for the NA LCS 2016 Summer Split

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Three new teams, a bunch of new faces and a strong group of contenders at the top.

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This week marks the start of the North American League of Legends season, with a finals rematch of Team SoloMid vs. Counter Logic Gaming kicking things off Friday. We had to wait until this week for the finalized NA LCS rosters, as a competitive ruling by Riot banned both Renegades and Team Impulse from competitive play, forcing the teams to sell their spots.

Buyers have been found, which means there are three new teams in the NA LCS this split: Apex Gaming, which qualified through the Challenger Series; Team Envy, which purchased Renegades' spot and three of its players; and Phoenix1, which purchased Team Impulse's spot and three of its players.

The new teams weren't the only transactions between splits: Cloud9 made a big move by signing former world champion top laner Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong, NRG signed a group of LCS veterans and TSM has a new starting support.

Here are the full rosters for the upcoming NA LCS split (schedule here), with all transactions listed. For the EU rosters, click here.

Apex Gaming

In: Ray (Edward Gaming sub), Diamondprox (Unicorns of Love), Shiphtur (Dignitas), Roar (Free agent), KonKwon (NRG)

Out: Eve (disciplinary)

  • Top: Jeon "Ray" Ji-won
  • Jungle: Lee "Shrimp" Byeong-hoon
  • Mid: Jang "Keane" Lae-young
  • ADC: Apollo "Apollo" Price
  • Support: Alex "Xpecial" Chu

Subs: Cristian "Cris" Rosales (top), Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov (jungle), Danny "Shiphtur" Le (mid), Oh "Roar" Jang-won (ADC), Kevin "KonKwon" Kwon (support)

Cloud9

In: Impact (NRG), Altec (NRG), Smoothie (Team Liquid)

Out: N/A

  • Top: Jeong "Impact" Eon-young
  • Jungle: William "Meteos" Hartman
  • Mid: Nicolaj "Jensen" Jensen
  • AD Carry: Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi
  • Support: Michael "Bunny FuFuu" Kurylo

Subs: An "Balls" Le (top), Lee "Rush" Yoon-jae (jungle), Hai "Hai" Lam (mid), Johnny "Altec" Ru (ADC), Andy "Smoothie" Ta (support)

Counter Logic Gaming

In: N/A

Out: N/A

  • Top: Darshan "Darshan" Upadhyaya
  • Jungle: Jake "Xmithie" Puchero
  • Mid: Choi "Huhi" Jae-hyun
  • ADC: Trevor "Stixxay" Hayes
  • Support: Zaqueri "Aprhomoo" Black

Subs: Orlando "Yoona" Flota

Echo Fox

In: N/A

Out: N/A

  • Top: Park "kfo" Jeong-hun
  • Jungle: Anthony "Hard" Barkhovtsev
  • Mid: Henrik "Froggen" Hansen
  • ADC: Yuri "Keith" Jew
  • Support: Terry "Big" Chuong

Subs: Kieran "Allorim" Logue (top), Jonathan "Grigne" Armao (jungle), Marcin "Selfie" Wolski (mid), Tanner "Damonte" Damonte (mid)

Team Envy

In: Seraph (Renegades), Procxin (Team Impulse), Ninja (Renegades), LOD (Ember), Hakuho (Renegades), Nien (Free Agent), AlexIch (Team Dragon Knights)

Out: N/A

  • Top: Shin "Seraph" Woo-Yeong
  • Jungle: Kim "Procxin" Se-young
  • Mid: Noh "Ninja" Geon-woo
  • ADC: Benjamin "LOD" deMunck
  • Support: Nickolas "Hakuho" Surgent

Subs: Alexey "AlexIch" Ichetovkin (Mid), Zach "Nien" Malhas (ADC)

Immortals

In: N/A

Out: N/A

  • Top: Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon
  • Jungle: Kim "Reignover" Yeu-jin
  • Mid: Eugene "Pobelter" Park
  • ADC: Jason "WildTurtle" Tran
  • Support: Adrian "Adrian" Ma

Subs: Josh "Impactful" Mabrey, Jose "Jummychu" Borromeo

Team Liquid

In: Solo (Echo Fox), Moon (NRG), Goldenglue (Ember), Stunt (Ember)

Out: N/A

  • Top: Sam "Lourlo" Jackson
  • JungleGalen "Moon" Holgate
  • Mid: Kim "Fenix" Jae-hoon
  • ADC: Chae "Piglet" Gwang-jin
  • Support: Matt "Matt" Elento

Subs: Colin "Solo" Earnest (top),  Joshua "Dardoch" Hartnett* (jungle), Greyson "Goldenglue" Gilmer (mid), Jovani "fabbbyyy" Guillen (ADC), William "Stunt" Chen (support)

*Dardoch was recently suspended for insubordination, his long-term status with the team is unknown

NRG Esports

In: Quas (free agent), Santorin (Ember), Ohq (Team Dragon Knights), Kiwikid (Dignitas)

Out: Impact (NRG), Moon (Team Liquid), Altec (Cloud9), KonKwon (Apex)

  • Top: Diego "Quas" Ruiz
  • Jungle: Lucas "Santorin" Larsen
  • Mid: Lee "GBM" Chang-suk
  • ADC: Oh "Ohq" Gyu-min
  • Support: Alan "Kiwikid" Nguyen

Subs: Brian "Otter" Thomas (ADC), Alec "Qwerm" Warren (support)

Phoenix1

In: Zig (Team Liquid), Inori (free agent), Pirean (Team Impulse), Mash (Team Impulse), Gate (Team Impulse), Slooshi (free agent), Zentinel (free agent)

Out: N/A

  • Top: Derek "Zig" Shao
  • JungleKevin "Zentinel" Pires
  • Mid: Chio "Pirean" Jun-sik
  • ADC: Brandon "Mash" Phan
  • Support: Austin "Gate" Yu

Subs: Rami "Inori" Charagh (jungle), Andrew "Slooshi" Pham (mid)

Team SoloMid

In: Biofrost (Dream Team)

Out: YellowStar (Fnatic)

  • Top: Kevin "Hauntzer" Yarnell
  • Jungle: Dennis "Svenskeren" Johnsen
  • Mid: Søren "Bjergsen" Bjerg
  • ADC: Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng
  • Support: Vincent "Biofrost" Wang

Subs: Brian "OddOne" Wyllie (jungle), Andy "Reginald" Dinh (mid), Richard "Valkrin" Royer (support)