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Roach
T1 Roach 2024 Split 1
Background Information
NameKim Kang-hee (김강희)
Country of Birth
South Korea
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1999 (age 25)
Residency
KR
Korea
Competitive
TeamT1logo stdT1
Contract Expires2024-11-18
Role
Coach
Competitive IDsROACH
Soloqueue IDsKR: T1 Roach
Roach
Social Media & Links
Infobox Facebook Fanpagelogo std
Infobox DEEPLOLlogo std
Infobox Instagramlogo std
Infobox Twitchlogo std
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Kim "Roach" Kang-hee (Hangul: 김강희) is a League of Legends esports player, currently coach for T1.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
KR
NaJin e-mFirelogo stdNaJin e-mFire
Dec 20152015-12-24[2]Jan 20162016-01-05[1]12d
ejel
KR
E-mFirelogo stde-mFire
Jan 20162016-01-05[4]Feb 20162016-02-18[3]1mo 13d
ejel
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKongdoo Monster
Feb 20162016-02-18[6]Nov 20182018-11-04[5]2yr 8mo
ejel
KR
Gen.Glogo stdGen.G
Dec 20182018-12-03[8]Nov 20192019-11-18[7]11mo 15d
ejel
KR
SK Telecom T1logo stdSK Telecom T1
Nov 20192019-11-26[10]Dec 20192019-12-08[9]12d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Dec 20192019-12-08[12]Nov 20202020-11-26[11]11mo 18d
ejel
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1 Challengers
Nov 20202020-11-26[14]Dec 20212021-12-05[13]1yr 9d
ejel
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1 Challengers
Dec 20212021-12-05[13]Nov 20222022-11-21[15]11mo 16d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Nov 20222022-11-28[19]Nov 20232023-11-20[16]1yr 22d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Nov 20232023-11-26[24]Feb 20242024-02-20[23]2mo 24d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Feb 20242024-02-20[23]May 20242024-05-27[25]3mo 7d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
May 20242024-05-27[25]Present1mo 24d
ej
TeamStartEnd
KR
NaJin e-mFirelogo stdNaJin e-mFire
Dec 20152015-12-24[2]Jan 20162016-01-05[1]12d
ejel
KR
E-mFirelogo stde-mFire
Jan 20162016-01-05[4]Feb 20162016-02-051mo
ejel
KR
E-mFirelogo stde-mFire
Feb 20162016-02-05Feb 20162016-02-18[3]13d
ejel
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKongdoo Monster
Feb 20162016-02-18[6]Jun 20162016-06-063mo 17d
ejel
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKongdoo Monster
Jun 20162016-06-06Nov 20182018-11-04[5]2yr 4mo
ejel
KR
Gen.Glogo stdGen.G
Dec 20182018-12-03[8]Nov 20192019-11-18[7]11mo 15d
ejel
KR
SK Telecom T1logo stdSK Telecom T1
Nov 20192019-11-26[10]Dec 20192019-12-08[9]12d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Dec 20192019-12-08[12]Nov 20202020-11-26[11]11mo 18d
ejel
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1 Challengers
Nov 20202020-11-26[14]Dec 20212021-12-05[13]1yr 9d
ejel
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1 Challengers
Dec 20212021-12-05[13]Nov 20222022-11-21[15]11mo 16d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Nov 20222022-11-28[19]Nov 20232023-11-20[16]1yr 22d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Nov 20232023-11-26[24]Feb 20242024-02-20[23]2mo 24d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
Feb 20242024-02-20[23]May 20242024-05-27[25]3mo 7d
ejel
KR
T1logo stdT1
May 20242024-05-27[25]Present1mo 24d
ej

News

  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 2024
KR
NaJin e-mFirelogo stdNJFDecember 24,
Edge and
Lupin join.

SSol and viNylCat (Coach) rejoin.

Roach joins as substitute.
[2]
KR
NaJin e-mFirelogo stdNJFJanuary 5,
Edge,
SSol,
Lupin,
Roach, viNylCat (Coach), and Lee Seok-jin (Owner) leave.[1]
KR
E-mFirelogo stdEMFJanuary 5,
Hipo,
Crush,
Edge,
SSol,
Lupin, viNylCat (Head Coach), Micro (Coach), and Lee Seok-jin (Owner) join.

Roach joins as substitute.
[4]
KR
E-mFirelogo stdEMFFebruary 5, Roach (Sub/Mid to Sub/Top) changes position.
KR
E-mFirelogo stdEMFFebruary 18,
Hipo,
Crush,
Edge,
SSol,
GuGer,
Roach, viNylCat (Head Coach), Micro (Coach), and Lee Seok-jin (Owner) leave.[3]
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKDMFebruary 18,
Hipo,
Crush,
Edge,
SSol,
GuGer, viNylCat (Head Coach), Micro (Coach), and Lee Seok-jin (Owner) join.

Roach joins as substitute.
[6]
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKDMJune 6,
Roach moves to starting roster.
KR
Kongdoo Monsterlogo stdKDMNovember 4,
Roach,
LuBu,
Edge,
SSol,
X,
BroCColi,
Ace,
Umaru,
Aggro,
Moo, JOON (Head Coach), Rigby (Coach), and VicaL (Coach) leave.[5]
KR
Gen.Glogo stdGENDecember 3,
Roach joins.
[8]
KR
Gen.Glogo stdGENJanuary 10,
CuVee,
Roach,
Peanut,
Fly,
Ruler, and
Life's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 18 November 2019. Edgar (Head Coach), TrAce (Coach), and oDin (Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2020.[26]
KR
Gen.Glogo stdGENNovember 18,
CuVee,
Roach,
Peanut,
SeongHwan,
Fly,
Kuzan,
Rich, and
Asper leave.[7]
KR
SK Telecom T1logo stdSKTNovember 26,
Roach joins as substitute.

Canna moves to starting roster.
Ellim,
Gumayushi, and
Kuri move to substitutes.[10]
Canna,
Ellim,
Gumayushi,
Kuri,
Roach, and Kim (Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021.[27]
KR
SK Telecom T1logo stdSKTDecember 8,
Canna,
Cuzz,
Faker,
Teddy,
Effort,
Roach,
Ellim,
Gori,
Gumayushi,
Kuri,
Burdol,
Closer, Kim (Head Coach), Comet (Coach), Boxer (Streamer & Content Creator), Joe Marsh (Chief Executive Officer), and Sayho (Academy Coach) leave.[9]
KR
T1logo stdT1December 8,
Canna,
Cuzz,
Faker,
Teddy,
Effort, Kim (Head Coach), Comet (Coach), Boxer (Streamer & Content Creator), and Joe Marsh (Chief Executive Officer) join.

Roach,
Ellim,
Gori,
Gumayushi, and
Kuri join.
[12]
Canna,
Cuzz,
Ellim,
Faker,
Effort,
Kuri,
Roach, and
Gumayusi's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021.[28]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 17,
Roach is allowed to look for opportunities with other teams.[29]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 26,
Roach leaves for LCK CL roster.[11]
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.CNovember 26,
Roach joins from main roster.
[14]
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.CDecember 5,
gyuvee,
Toland,
Trigger, and
Kabbie join.

Forest joins from academy roster.
Roach (Top to Coach) changes position.[13]
Photon's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 20 November 2023.
Forest,
Toland,
Trigger,
Kabbie, and Roach (Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 21 November 2022.[30]
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.CJanuary 23, Roach (Coach) is suspended for four games for attempting to poach another player without consulting with the player's team in advance.[31]
KR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.CNovember 21, Roach (Coach) leaves.[15]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 28, Tom (Coach) joins. Roach (Coach) rejoins. Sky (Coach)'s contract is extended.
Faker (Part-Owner)'s contract is extended through 2025.[19][20][21][22]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 29,
Faker (Part-Owner)'s contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2025. Roach (Coach) and Sky (Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 20 November 2023.[32]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 20, kkOma (Head Coach) rejoins. Tom (Interim Head Coach to Coach) changes position.
Sky and Roach (Coach) leave.[16][17][18]
KR
T1logo stdT1November 26, Roach (Coach) rejoins.[24]
Zeus,
Gumayusi,
Keria, Roach (Coach), and Tom (Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 18 November 2024. kkOma (Head Coach)'s contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2026.[33]
KR
T1logo stdT1February 20, Roach (Coach to Sub/Top) changes position.[23]
KR
T1logo stdT1May 27, Roach (Sub/Top to Coach) changes position.[25]

Biography[]

2016 Preseason[]

Kim "Roach" Kang-hee joined NaJin e-mFire as a sub on December 24, 2015. The team renamed to e-mFire while they searched for a new organization. In February, that organization was found, and they renamed once again to Kongdoo Monster.

2016 Season[]

During the 2016 LCK Spring Season, Kongdoo Monster went 1-17 in sets, ending in last place. This forced them to play a relegation match against challenger team MVP, who defeated them 3-1 and relegating them to Challengers Korea 2016 Summer.

Trivia[]

Tournament Results[]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Roach Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2024-07-071 Esports World Cup 2024
3 : 1Top Esportslogo stdTES
T1logo stdT1 Zeus,  Oner,  Faker,  Gumayusi,  Keria,  Tom,  Roach
2024-03-242 LCK 2024 Spring
15 - 3Blanklogo stdRR
T1logo stdT1 Zeus,  Oner,  Guwon,  Faker,  Gumayusi,  Keria,  KkOma,  Roach,  Tom
2023-11-191 Worlds 2023
3 : 0Weibo Gaminglogo stdWBG
T1logo stdT1 Zeus,  Oner,  Faker,  Gumayusi,  Keria,  Tom,  Roach
2023-08-202 LCK 2023 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3Gen.Glogo stdGEN
T1logo stdT1 Zeus,  Oner,  Faker,  Gumayusi,  Keria,  Tom,  Roach
2023-08-065 LCK 2023 Summer
9 - 9Blanklogo stdRR
T1logo stdT1 Zeus,  Oner,  Faker,  Poby,  Gumayusi,  Keria,  Tom,  Roach
2022-09-233 - 4 Asia Star Challengers Invitational 2022
2 : 3MAX (Chinese Team)logo stdMAX
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C Photon,  Forest,  TolanD,  Trigger,  Kabbie,  Roach
2022-08-223 LCK CL 2022 Summer Playoffs
2 : 3Nongshim RedForce Challengerslogo stdNS.C
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C Photon,  Forest,  TolanD,  Trigger,  Kabbie,  Roach
2022-08-121 LCK CL 2022 Summer
26 - 10Blanklogo stdRR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C Photon,  Forest,  TolanD,  Trigger,  Kabbie,  Roach
2022-03-215 LCK CL 2022 Spring Playoffs
2 : 3Nongshim RedForce Challengerslogo stdNS.C
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C Photon,  Forest,  TolanD,  Trigger,  Kabbie,  Roach
2022-03-193 LCK CL 2022 Spring
21 - 15Blanklogo stdRR
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C Photon,  Forest,  TolanD,  Poby,  Trigger,  Kabbie,  Roach

Media[]

  • 2017
  • 2019
  • 2021

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2023-11-19Worlds 2023 Main Event
Weibo Gaminglogo stdWBG
vs
T1logo stdT1
Link
2022-07-25LCK CL 2022 Summer
Nongshim RedForce Challengerslogo stdNS.C
vs
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
Link
2021-07-26LCK CL 2021 Summer
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
vs
DWG KIA Challengerslogo stdDK.C
Link
2021-06-07LCK CL 2021 Summer
Afreeca Freecs Challengerslogo stdAF.C
vs
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
Link
2021-04-09LCK CL 2021 Spring Playoffs
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
vs
Hanwha Life Esports Challengerslogo stdHLE.C
Link
2021-03-22LCK CL 2021 Spring
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
vs
KT Rolster Challengerslogo stdKT.C
Link
2021-02-08LCK CL 2021 Spring
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
vs
Hanwha Life Esports Challengerslogo stdHLE.C
Link
2021-02-02LCK CL 2021 Spring
T1 Challengerslogo stdT1.C
vs
DWG KIA Challengerslogo stdDK.C
Link
2019-02-23LCK 2019 Spring
Gen.Glogo stdGEN
vs
Jin Air Green Wingslogo stdJAG
Link

Images[]

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 나진e엠파이어 로스터 확정, ‘네이밍 스폰’ 체제로 변경 유력 (Korean) fomos.kr
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 나진e엠파이어, LoL팀 존속시킨다 (Korean) fomos.kr
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 e엠파이어, 콩두 몬스터로 재탄생 한다 (Korean) fomos.kr
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 나진e엠파이어 로스터 확정, ‘네이밍 스폰’ 체제로 변경 유력 (Korean) fomos.kr
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kongdoo Monster's Facebook Post facebook.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 e엠파이어, 콩두 몬스터로 재탄생 한다 (Korean) fomos.kr
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gen.G's Tweet (Korean) twitter.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Gen.G's Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-12-07; after change - KR - 2019-12-08
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 SK Telecom T1's Tweet twitter.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-12-07; after change - KR - 2019-12-08
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 T1’s Tweet twitter.com
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 T1’s Tweet twitter.com
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 T1’s Tweet twitter.com
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 T1's Tweet twitter.com
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 2024 LCK 서머 1라운드 통합 로스터를 공개합니다. (Korean) lolesports.com
  26. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2018-11-19; after change - KR - 2019-01-10
  27. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-11-25; after change - KR - 2019-11-26
  28. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-12-06; after change - KR - 2019-12-08
  29. Roach's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com
  30. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2021-12-04; after change - KR - 2021-12-05
  31. LCK CL's Tweet (Korean) twitter.com
  32. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2022-11-28; after change - KR - 2022-11-29
  33. Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2023-11-25; after change - KR - 2023-11-26
  34. League of Legends t1.gg
  35. Wolf: Effort, I love you! | T1 WIN CAM Moments EP.1 [Translated] youtube.com
  36. 콩두몬스터 신화 "Wild Eyes" 연습 영상 (Dance Practice Video) (댄스학원 댄스조아) [Translated] youtube.com
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