CJ Entus' Effort had the honor of being selected as the MVP of PL round1 week1, 1 year after announcing his retirement from progaming.
Effort was selected as the MVP for the SK Planet Starcraft Proleague round 1 week 1, which started on the 26th. On the 27th, Effort was fielded in CJ's third game against hyvaa, and trounced him to bring home a 3:0 victory against STX Soul. On the 30th, he was deployed first and utilized queens, broodlings, zerglings and defilers to rout Iris' mechanic army, while setting the foundation for yet another 3:0 CJ victory.
Effort was tied in most wins with Team8's BaBy, KT Rolster's Flash and his teammate Hydra, but according to the staff's assessment that his contributions were more impactful, he was given the honarable weekly MVP award.
In the round 1 week 1 staff vote, Effort received 5 votes, while Team8's Jaedong received 3, ACE's firebathero received 2, and Samsung KHAN's Stork and SK Telecom T1's BeSt received 1 vote each.
Source: Daily E-sports