Post i61 Roster Shuffles
Live updates will be posted below, as and when the information within the article becomes outdated, or if any other interesting roster developments take place. All organisations were reached out to for a comment, some chose not to.
Update 18:30 BST, 11th September
Endpoint have announced a major roster overhaul, bringing in Yannick ‘yNc’ Van Boven, Dion ‘FASHR’ Derksen and Tramaine ‘Stan1ey‘ Stanley. There is a massive investment into the team, as they will be contracted until summer 2018 and will have a team house in the UK. Read more here.
CeX gaming have just tweeted that the team’s final player will be Dom ‘dOMM’ Sulcas, following Danceyz and hemzk9 leaving the roster just over a week ago. dOMM was part of the squad who represented Radix during their epic.LAN winning campaign in mid June of this year. With the next epic.LAN, epic.22, coming next month he will be hoping to repeat his success with his new lineup. The team also have the finals of the ESL UK Premiership coming up, next week at EGX, following CeX’s first place finish in the group stages. We reached out to CeX for a comment, which will be included below upon reception.
Finally, London Lynx have completely revamped their CS:GO roster, keeping only their ingame leader Zain ‘TroubleN‘ Panjwani. The players: Jake ‘jadam‘ Adams, Steven ‘Snakey‘ Dang and Ricky ‘MajorLeeMessedUp‘ Wong were all removed from the roster. They are replaced by veteran AWPer Luke ‘fearLess‘ Morris, young guns Nick ‘nK‘ Feeney and Man Ho ‘mrhui‘ Hui and former London Lynx secondary-entry Usman ‘cybah‘ Ashraf. Read more here.
Update 16:00 BST, 8th September
Infused have just announced their new CS:GO roster ahead of Season 2 of the Gfinity Elite Series, with intentions of qualifying for the top 4 spots this time round. New players Zaki ‘Danceyz’ Dance from CeX and George ‘ZED’ Bear, have been brought in to replace the outgoing pair of Ross ‘Trials’ Campbell and former ingame leader of the side James ‘redSNK’ Littlewood. Moving forwards, ZED will be taking on the ingame leading role, with Danceyz taking the AWP away from Aaron ‘Fre1′ Frei, thus leaving him to rifle – his preferred role, according to their coach Neil ‘Neil_M’ Murphy. We reached out, but the organisation declined to comment. Read more here.
— Team Infused (@team_infused) September 7, 2017
Update 8:30 BST, 7th September
New statement from Stuart McAllister, the owner of NSG, on their recent roster changes.
“Sam aka Diabl0 has decided to step down as a player within NSG. He’s looking at more of a coaching role within the organisation. We’ve sat down and had a conversation as a team and ultimately need someone who is looking long term. The team moral is high and everyone seems to be very motivated.”
Update 00:30 BST, 6th September
The Goose House have now filled their final roster spot with Tom ‘tamsteR’ Barrett, following the removal of Eddie. The experienced player has represented a range of organisations including ProjectX and uFrag Gaming. The organisation gave the following statement: