Natural 9 join the Invasion
posted by Blue_Knight, 2 years ago
The premier team from down under end the year on a high note, as the reformed Natural 9 temporarily become the Australian subsidary of Invasion.
Invasion-N9, as they will now be known, become the second Dota 2 team of their parent organisation, joining their established Malaysian squad Invasion-Red in the ranks up until the end of the year at least.
After reaching their peak as one of the dominant teams in the global scene around the turn of a year and securing themselves sponsorship from Absolute Legends as well as a direct invite to The International 2012, the team's fortunes reversed and they experienced a poor run of form throughout most of 2012.
Following the conclusion of the tournament in Seattle, the team parted ways with their sponsor and reverted to the N9 tag, and both Trong 'Snoopy' Truong and Scott 'bLeek' Jensen left the team; but David 'r1sk' Arnous returned to fill some of the gap.
With long-time member Justin 'xMusiCa' Yuen currently busy with studies, the team will persist with the roster they used for the G-1 Champions' League, with Chan 'Winter' Litt-Binn and Siew 'FzFz' Cheng Hor fulfilling their positions again again.
According to team manager David 'GoDZ' Parker, the new sponsorship comes at the perfect time for the team as they get set for upcoming events:
Today, N9 are pleased to announce that we will be playing as Invasion-N9 for the rest of the year thanks to their support and sponsorship. They will help us prepare and train for the upcoming event, "The Asia" at the end of the year and with their support we are in a much better position to achieve all our goals. Thanks to Invasion for their help finish of this year with a bang."
Alex 'shatan' Chang
Darcy 'Godot' Jose
David 'r1sk' Arnous
Chan 'Winter' Litt-Binn
Siew 'FzFz' Cheng Hor
Justin 'xMusiCa' Yuen (Inactive)
David 'GoDZ' Parker (Manager)