After losing the Counter-Strike:Global Offensive player, Joshua 'INS' Potter to ORDER, the managers behind Tainted Minds announced changes.
They have decided to sign the player INS replaced in ORDER, Simon 'sico' Willams along side the Chief's eSports Club player, Mike 'apoc' Aliferis.
The announcement was made on the socialization page of the team where the two new players were pointed out.
To make room for the two above mentioned, Yaman 'Yam' Ergenekon and Cal 'bURNRUOk' Henderson were handed the innactive status, their future being unclear for now.
The two additions had some words to say, first apoc, the new In Game Leader had the following to state:
"I really cannot thank ChiefsESC enough for the past 5 months. I'm so proud of what we achieved together & wish them the absolute best moving forward. I am extremely excited to get to work with our new Tainted Minds squad. We have unfinished business & my main focus is getting us to Major. The acquisition of Sico is a gigantic move & I can't wait to represent our region (even if we are technically a New Zealand team now)."
Second, sico wrote:
"After being in the same team for over a year, I'm excited to embark on a new journey with fresh motivation. There is undeniably great talent and strong leadership to play with and I am looking forward to the challenge.
With this the roster for Tainted Minds now is:
- Chris 'ofnu' Hanley
- Ryan 'zewsy' Palmer
- Simon 'sico' Willams
- Mike 'apoc' Aliferis
- Yaman 'Yam' Ergenekon (innactive)
- Cal 'bURNRUOk' Henderson (innactive)
- Fergus 'ferg' Stephenson (coach)
At the same time the future of Chiefs eSports Club is unclear for now as they boost the following:
- Tyler 'tucks' Reilly (C)
- Matthew 'Texta' O'Rourke
- Sam 'flickz' Jones
- Kyran 'dizzy' Crombie