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Post-TI Roster Shuffle Megathread

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The International 2018 is over, and now the madness can begin. Which players will move? Which rosters will stay united?

Keep up to date with all the moves and shakes with our Post-TI Roster Shuffle Megathread!
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12 September 2018



The flair of Ad Finem in Southeast Asia






iceiceice will play for Fnatic in the upcoming season





EHOME adds three new players to the roster





More Chinese moves ahead of new season





KheZu combines his power with the Greeks







11 September 2018



WinteR makes return to playing





EternalEnvy lands back on home soil





Secret.zai is back in action!





Ferrari celebrates his comeback and kaka teams up with eLeven





10 September 2018



Mineski's new lineup





9 September 2018



Vici Gaming locks roster for next season






Newbee adds two new players





8 September 2018



Ohaiyo is back in action



The Southeast Asian offlaner who was involved in a dramatic kick at Fnatic last season is back. Marc Polo Luis 'Raven' Fausto will be playing by his side.

Lineup Team Lotac:
ph Marc Polo Luis 'Raven' Fausto
my ChYuan / ChyLie
my Chong Xin 'Ohaiyo' Khoo
ph Nico 'Eyyou' Barcelon
my Ng 'YamateH' Wei Poong

Misery replaces Duster at was formerly known as paiN





Infamous announces new team





Moonmeander will play in SEA






7 September 2018



Like predicted: Evil Geniuses will stay together



Evil Geniuses registered themselves for the upcoming Major and Minor circuit with the exact same lineup they competed at The International 2018.

ca Artour 'Arteezy' Babaev
pk Sumail 'SumaiL' Syed Hassan
se Gustav 's4' Magnusson
dk Andreas 'Cr1t-' Nielsen
il Tal 'Fly' Aizik

Era will move to position 5



After dropping Axel 'PABLO' Källman The Final Tribe added Rasmus 'Chessie' Blomdin to the roster. Adrian 'Era' Kryeziu will switch to position five.



pwN announces new Burden United roster



In a tweet, offlaner Stefan 'pwN' Pavlovic has revealed the 2018-19 line-up for Burden United:

1. ru Egor '.Ark' Zhabotinskii
2. bg Ivailo 'Mastermind' Petkov
3. rs Stefan 'pwN' Pavlovic
4. ru Dmitriy 'UnderShock' Bolshakov
5. ro Alex. 'ComeWithMe' Craciunescu


Three changes to Vega Squadron for 2018-19



CIS organisation Vega Squadron have announced sweeping changes to their roster. After the departures of Krivulya 'Cema' Semion and Evgeniy 'Blizzy' Ree, the org have also announced that they had parted ways with Dmitriy 'UnderShock' Bolshakov.

In the offlane, the side have picked up Alexander 'Flow' Sazonov, who they say they have been tracking for a year, while Vladimir 'Yol' Basov assumes position 5 captain duties. Having initially tracked Idan 'MagicaL' Vardanian for the midlane role, the player chose to join Natus Vincere, so instead they have brought on board Kyrgyzstani player Duulat 'StormC4t' Subankulov.

The new roster consists of:

1. by Nikita 'Palantimos' Grinkevich
2. kg Duulat 'StormC4t' Subankulov
3. ru Alexander 'Flow' Sazonov
4. kg Bakyt 'w_Zayac' Emilzhanov
5. ru Vladimir 'Yol' Basov (Captain)


6 September 2018



Ninjaboogie and Gabbi join TNC Predator





BoBoKa to a reformed Team DK?





iceiceice, ninjaboogie and Jabz leave Mineski





Virtus.pro searches for a new coach





5 September 2018



ppd forms a new team with Fata and Ace





Raven and SamH leave TNC





Optic disbands







4 September 2018



Lil founds new team — Odium





1 September 2018



Dendi won't play for Na'Vi anymore





EE and pieliedie leave SEA





29 August 2018



Winstrike will stay together





29 August 2018




Team Resolut1on brings Universe and Aui on board







Due to new Valve rules around team ownership, the Quincy Crew roster that impressed at The International 2018 now find themselves org-less. However, that has not stopped Roman 'Resolut1on' Fominok from announcing that most of the side are staying together, with the exception of JingJun 'Sneyking' Wu. Instead, Fnatic offlaner Saahil 'Universe' Arora will join the side, who as yet have not found a new organisation to represent. We don't think they'll have to wait long, given they earned a lot of new fans with their performances in finishing top of Group B in Vancouver.

As a juicy little nugget of pure gossip and speculation, Green Bay Packers linebacker and well-known Dota 2 player Blake Martinez dropped this in reply...

The new roster will comprise:
ua Roman 'Resolut1on' Fominok
pk Yawar 'YawaR' Hassan
us Saahil 'Universe' Arora
us Arif 'MSS' Anwar
us Avery 'SVG' Silverman



Moo, Moonmeander and Adam depart compLexity





Two major changes at NA org compLexity Gaming in the last couple days, as carry David 'Moo' Hull and support Adam Erwann 'Adam' Shah leave. The side competed at ESL One Katowice 2018, The Bucharest Major 2018 and EPICENTER XL, but missed out on qualification for The International 2018 in the North America Qualifier.

TI8 finalists stick to PSG.LGD for the next season





Mars Media Director of Events & Business Developement GodBlessMali, formerly of LGD, revealed that the Chinese TI8 runners-up will not be changing their roster in the off-season. Since bringing in Chalice and xNova the side have experienced great success, and this will come as welcome news to fans as they look to build on that second place when the new DPC season begins.


Elements Pro Gaming remain untouched







The European roster of Elements Pro Gaming have announced through captain Nikola 'LeBronDota' Popovic that they will be sticking with the same side going into the new season. The org recently placed second at the Rivalry.gg Rumble, and are past joinDOTA League competitors.

Roster:
rs Uros 'swiftending' Galic
rs Dusko 'Boranija' Boranijasevic
hr Damir 'Zmaj' Skaricic
hr Dino 'dnz' Šavuk
rs Nikola 'LeBronDota' Popovic



Pablo and The Final Tribe go their separate ways







All-Swedish roster The Final Tribe have revealed that support player Axel 'PABLO' Källman has been released from the side. Having come through qualifying, they finished 13th-16th at the China Dota 2 Supermajor, and are former joinDOTA League winners.



27 August, 2018




Newbee deny rumours of disbanding



After having been the subject of rumours on VPGAME, Chinese org Newbee have angrily refuted claims that the roster was about to disband. This has been backed up in a tweet by GodBlessMali, meaning the side that disappointed at TI8 will have the chance to start afresh in the new season.

Roster:
cn Xu 'Moogy' Han
cn Song 'Sccc' Chun
au Damien 'kpii' Chok
cn Hu 'KAKA' Liangzhi
cn Zeng 'Faith' Hongda



MidOne stays at Secret







Malaysian midlaner Yeik Nai 'MidOne' Zheng needed just two words to confirm his intent for the new season, choosing to reveal all on Twitter. Secret did relatively well at The International 2018, finishing in 5th-6th place, and of course will be looking to do better in the new DPC season.



9 August, 2018




Virtus.pro look to new season together



So, this one's not strictly post-TI. Fresh from a new partnership, Russian org Virtus.pro announced way before TI8 that they had secured their roster for the foreseeable future. The side finished top of the inaugural DPC standings, and despite later exiting TI8 prematurely, will be looking to carry that form into the new season. Their Major charge will begin by defending their title at ESL One Hamburg 2018, having been announced as the first invite.

The roster remains:
ru Roman 'RAMZES666' Kushnarev
ua Vladimir 'No[o]ne' Minenko
ru Pavel '9pasha' Khvastunov
ru Vladimir 'RodjER' Nikogosyan
ru Aleksey 'Solo' Berezin



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