Roster Changes


Is Another French Shuffle Inevitable?

  Throughout the entirety of CS:GO, there has always been a French contender. From VeryGames to Titan, LDLC to EnVyUs, there has always been a French roster that could be considered elite. As it stands currently, the two best French...

Why TSM FORG1VEN Would Be a Huge Mistake

If a franchise can’t sell the idea of winning a championship to their fans, they often sell hope. Hope that the upcoming season will be a big step in the right direction. TSM coasted their way through the Summer...
Fnatic Kikis on stage

Kikis Announces Free Agency for Top and Jungle Roles

Mateusz Kikis Szkudlarek, top laner and former jungle master, announced his free agency on Friday, opening the door to either role for 2017. The freshly turned top laner was a late addition to the lineup in July, replacing struggling top laner, Noh “Gamsu” Young-Jin, who...

FaZe Clan: Going through a Phase

Something is Missing FaZe Clan came onto the scene in January of 2016 after acquiring the multinational roster that was formerly on G2 Esports. The lineup was lauded for their high profile names and talented high-skill aimers, but have yet to...
JW with head down at StarLadder

From GODSENT to Hell Bound

The new GODSENT roster was announced on August 15th, 2016, with Jesper “JW” Wecksell, Robin “flusha” Rönnquist, and Freddy “KRiMZ” Johansson joining the lineup. Initially, when the Swedish shuffle took place, many CS:GO analysts and experts felt that GODSENT...
Locodoco and Team Liquid

Locodoco Replaced after Liquid Promotes Challenger Coach

Team Liquid has promoted Challenger coach David Lim to lead their League Championship Series team, the organization announced Wednesday. Lim will succeed Choi "Locodoco" Yoon-sub, who will remain with Liquid in a to-be-determined role, as reported by ESPN’s Jacob...
Fnatic Spirit on stage

Fnatic Release Spirit with Plans to Rebuild

Fnatic and jungler Dayun “Spirit” Lee have parted ways, the organization announced Wednesday. Farewell, @FNC_Spirit! Announcement » 🎥 — FNATIC (@FNATIC) September 28, 2016 “Working with Dayun for the last year has been an absolute pleasure,” wrote team manager  Finlay “Quaye”...
EG Roster Changes

EG Roster Changes: Fear Retires, Arteezy Returns

Evil Geniuses always seems to be at the center of the Dota2 roster shuffle nexus. EG Roster Changes for Post TI6: Departures: Fear, PPD.  Fear's retirement wasn't a huge surprise. He has a repetitive strain injury and has been alluding to retiring...
NiP victory at StarSeries S2

NiP Back Packin’ the Maik

Maikelele Stands In This past weekend the StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 Finals wrapped up with Ninjas in Pyjamas claiming the title. They competed against several top tier teams and came out on top, despite having to use a stand-in...

NiKo’s Nightmare Over: Oskar to Mousesports

oskar to Mousesports On August 22nd, Mousesports officially announced the addition of Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný to their roster. Back in June, despite being one of their best players, oskar was benched by Hellraisers because he had signed a forward contract with another...

FOX Dardoch: Former Team Liquid Jungler Joins Echo Fox

According to ESPN Esports reporter Jacob Wolf, Dardoch is now a member of Echo Fox. Wolf reports that sources close to the players involved confirm that Dardoch is replacing FOX jungler Hard, while competitive rookie Arsecond will be filling in the vacant jungler...
Post - TI Roster Shuffles

Post TI Roster Shuffle – Wilder than Your Wildest Dreams

Literally speechless, at first. Last year's post TI roster shuffle left many of us feeling somewhat stunned. My Cloud9 shirt (and mug, wristband, sticker...) lost much of its relevance. But we adapted. I thought the pinnacle of roster shuffle drama arrived...