|Player Deft Quick Info
|5 ft 6 in
|Date of Birth
|October 23, 1996
Player Deft is a South Korean professional League of Legends player known for his contribution to the DWG KIA eSports organization. He gained further fame after being chosen to be one of the torch relay bearers for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
김혁규 (In English Kim Hyuk-kyu)
Seoul, South Korea
Gwangyang-si, South Korea
Player Deft attended Mapo High School in Seoul. Fellow LOL gamer Faker also studied there.
League of Legends (LOL) Player
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Player Deft has dated –
- Yang Hye Ji (2021) – Player Deft had been rumored to be in a relationship with actress
Yang Hye Ji in 2021. However, she had dismissed the claims.
Race / Ethnicity
He has South Korean ancestry.
- He has a tattoo on the upper side of his left hand.
Player Deft Favorite Things
- Champion – Jinx
Source – Inven Global
Player Deft Facts
- Prior to having gone professional, Player Deft played Sudden Attack.
- Player Deft is a huge fan of the English football team Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and especially enjoys watching Son Heung-min’s gameplay.
- He had once played League of Legends on the North American server.
- Deft made his professional League of Legends debut on February 18, 2013, with MVP Blue. Later, on September 6 of that year, Deft joined Samsung Blue.
- Over the years, Player Deft has won various awards including the China LoL of the Year Awards 2016 for “Most Valuable Player” and the China LoL of the Year Awards 2016 for “Best AD Carry”.
- He led his team DRX to victory at the season 12 of League of Legends World Championship in 2022.
- Player Deft has played for several well-known LoL teams such as Edward Gaming, KT Rolster, KING-ZONE DragonX, DragonX, Hanwha Life Esports, DRX, and DWG KIA.
- He is friends with Rekkles, Cloud, and Clearlove.
Featured Image by Hanwha Life Esports / Instagram