After just one stint with the team at the Eleague Premier 2018 the North American based Counter-Strike:Global Offensive team, Cloud9 has decided to add the former fnatic player and In Game Leader, Maikil 'Golden' Selim.
This completes the transfer from fnatic where he was benched.
The announcement was made on the official website of the team where the CEO and Owner of Cloud9, Jack Etienne of the team wrote:
"Coaches, players, and myself were impressed with the professionalism and structure Golden brought to our team.
The organization is thrilled to be moving forward with him as a part of Cloud9.
At the same time Golden himself stressed:
"I can't express how much I want to wear the Cloud9 jersey and give my all for the fans. After just one week with the team, I feel like I'm at home already.
The atmosphere has been unreal and I'm looking forward to the success we'll have in the near future, and maybe a few rib-eyes on the way."
As for the other stand-in they had, the mousesports player Martyn 'STYKO' Styk, a report by vpesports.com hints to him staying with the team untill the end of BLAST Pro Series: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey 2018 meaning he will attend the FaceIT Major 2018 in London, United Kingdom with the NA side.
With this in mind, Cloud9 now has the following CS:GO team:
- Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
- Will 'RUSH' Wierzba
- Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
- Maikil 'Golden' Selim
- Martyn 'STYKO' Styk (stand-in/on loan from mousesports)
- Andrew 'Irukandji' Timmerman (coach)
While fnatic now is:
The fnatic Academy team:
- Alexander 'AlekS' Andersson
- Johan 'Meddo' Lundborg
- Adam 'ec1s' Eccles
- Matej 'MaTaFe' Fekonja
- Niels 'luckeRRR' Jasiek
- Stefan 'StSander' Andersson (coach)
Remind you the main fnatic roster:
- Richard 'Xizt' Landstrom (C)
- Freddy 'KRiMZ' Johansson
- Robin 'flusha' Ronnquist
- Jesper 'JW' Wecksell
- William 'draken' Sundin
- Jimmy 'Jumpy' Berndtsson (coach)