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RESHUFFLE: ... 1437 Announces new Cloud 9 Roster

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With TI5 solidly in the past now, Dota fans everywhere turn their attentions to the future, and with future comes change. The Post-TI roster shuffle is always one of the most eventful times in the Dota calendar, as we saw last year with the birth of eu Team Secret, a new world Cloud9 roster amongst much more. Keep an eye out here for all the rumours, transfers, and finalised team rosters.

Disclaimer: First and foremost, it's important to know that rumours spread like wildfire at times like these. Anything noted in this article will be marked as Unconfirmed, or Confirmed once official statements have been made by Players or Teams involved in the transfer. Where transfers have been confirmed, sources will also be provided.

Last Updated: 1/9/2015 14:00

(All times in this article will be in CEST)

Live Ticker - Recent Changes

Confirmed: (1/9) ca Theeban '1437' Siva has announced via his Facebook that his new roster will be picked up by the world Cloud9 organisation. Joining him on the roster is us Ravi 'ritsu' Kodippili on carry, us Braxton 'Brax' Paulson on mid, us Arif 'MSS' Anwar on offlane, and us Avery 'SVG' Silverman joining 1437 on support. The team will be coached by Chase “Loomdun” Stearns.

Confirmed: (31/8) us Ioannis 'Fogged' Loucas has revealed his new roster for the season via his Twitter, consisting of us Team Archon* teammate ca Scott 'bLeek' Jensen, infamous mercenary us Jimmy 'DeMoN' Ho, Path of Exile-legend us Mason 'mason' Venne, and us Aaron 'Clairvoyance' Kim, who coached world Cloud9 recently but has been largely inactive in terms of playing.

Confirmed: (30/8) eu Mamas Boys* has completed its new roster. se Jerry 'EGM' Lundkvist and nl Alaan 'Bamboe' Faraj are joined by mk Martin 'Saksa' Sazdov, se Per Anders 'Pajkatt' Olsson L. and rs Uros 'swiftending' Galic. The squad has confirmed their attendance for the Gaming Resorts LAN.

Confirmed: (29/8) ro Armand 'bOne7' Pittner will not be teamless this season. "I have put together a mix with lb Salvador 'Asuna' Khamis, ro Alexandru 'bufni' Palievici, uk Alder 'Beesa' Beano, and bg Kiril 'Kikoni' Minkov. We’ll go by the name of Kaipi. It’s not set in stone, but we’ll play together and see how it goes," said BOne7 to DotaBlast in their interview with the former C9 player.

Confirmed: (28/8) dk Johan 'BigDaddyN0tail' Sundstein and il Tal 'Fly' Aizik are playing together again, has (monkey) Business is formed. The rest of the squad consists of jo Amer 'Miracle-' Al-Barkawi, ca David 'Moonmeander' Tan and dk Andreas 'Cr1t-' Nielsen.

Confirmed: 26/8 ua Ivan 'Artstyle' Antonov officially leaves Navi. Navi have now gone through several captains in the last year including Fng, Goblak and Vanskor. Artstyle however, said his departure was "the right decision".

Confirmed: (25/8) A new lineup has entered the fold, with DotaCinema's SUNSfan founding DigitalChaos. The lineup consists of ca Tyler 'TC' Cook, pk Yawar 'YawaR' Hassan, us Sam 'Bulba' Sosale, ca Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling and vn Dat Quoc Ha 'Biryu' . You can find their website here.

Confirmed: (24/8) Offlaner cn Bai 'rOtK' Fan has left cn EHOME in order to join cn PSG.LGD, as he confirmed on his weibo (Chinese social media site). He also hints at the departure of both cn Zhang 'xiao8' Ning and cn Yao 'Yao' Zhengzheng from LGD. (A rough translation of the post can be found here.)

Unconfirmed: (24/8) The German carry player de Dominik 'Black^' Reitmeier shows signs of joining Int Fnatic alongside my Chai 'Mushi' Yee Fungand my Chong Xin 'Ohaiyo' Khoo, with rumours floating from a chinese webiste

Confirmed: (23/8) A new NA squad FireDota unveils their roster as they register for the first major. The team comprises of ex ph Rave* player ca Jio 'Jeyo' Madayag along with us Brian 'FLUFFNSTUFF' Lee, us Bryant 'whiteBeard' Lehwald, us David 'Moo' Hull and us Eric 'Ryoya' Dong.

Unconfirmed: (23/8) According to GosuGamers' source, cn Xu 'BurNIng' Zhilei has made "a last minute transfer" to cn Vici Gaming, replacing cn Chen 'Hao' Zhihao.

Confirmed: (22/8) Despite a rumour that kr Seon-Yeob 'QO' Kim would leave the team, both him and kr Tae Won 'March' Park seem to have pledged their allegiance to MVP by signing up to MVP Phoenix's squad on the registration page for the upcoming Majors. They are also both down as primary members.

Confirmed: (22/8) Following tweets yesterday, eu Team Secret's team director announced their new roster today via Twitter. This confirms the departure of both de Kuro S. 'KuroKy' Takhasomi and se Gustav 's4' Magnusson, with four new faces including Romanian star ro Omar 'w33haa' Aliwi.
1 - EternalEnvy
2 - w33haa
3 - Misery
4 - Puppey
5 - Pieliedie— Kemal Sadikoglu (@ksadikoglu) August 22, 2015

Confirmed: (22/8) Vega Squadron announced on Twitter their roster would remain unchanged from the one that competed in the TI5 Wildcards.
Vega Squadron Dota roster for new season: Pasha, Cema, Solo, No[o]ne, Mag!

READ MORE:— Vega Squadron (@VegaSquadron) August 22, 2015

Unconfirmed: (21/8) A new team called Monkey Freedom Fighters signs up for the ESL qualifiers. Its full roster can be found here, but has added to the rumour that fr Sebastien 'Ceb' Debs will be leaving se Alliance

Unconfirmed: (20/8) Despite early rumors that their roster wouldn't change, ua Natus Vincere have, according to DotaBlast, dropped out of the Gaming Resorts tournament that will take place in Slovenia next month, due to "heavy roster changes".

Confirmed: (19/8) The pool of available players keeps getting bigger as eu Mamas Boys* loses 2 players one after another. Announcing over their individual Twitters, both se Niklas 'Wagamama' Högström and ru Ivan 'Vanskor' Skorokhod have revealed that they have left the team. Eyes will be on Vanskor to see if he can return to his former glory.

As same as @WagaGaming , i am out of 4C&L. Now i am free agent, looking for team!— Vanskor (@true_vanskor) August 19, 2015

Confirmed: (18/8) Alliance make official post announcing the departure of se Per Anders 'Pajkatt' Olsson L. from their roster. "“I’m parting ways with Alliance, we had some good times and I’m glad I was a part of that," said Pajkatt. "In the end, although we didn’t work out as a team, I still consider them good friends and I wish them best of luck in their future endeavors!”"

Confirmed: (17/8) MarsTV Manager, GodBlessMali, reveals on Twitter that cn PSG.LGD are looking to expand and form a new international squad, either in Europe or North America with the possiblity of the players living together in a team house.

Confirmed: (17/8) After being kicked from us Evil Geniuses earlier this week, ca Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling has announced on Twitter that he has formed a new team, but hasn't revealed any of the members.

Also I just want to thank everyone for the insane amount of support. I already have a finalized new roster (sry no public info). I'll be ok.— Aui 2000 (@Aui_2000) August 17, 2015

Confirmed: (17/8) gr London Conspiracy* - the Greek squad who has been playing under the British banner for the past year have decided not to renovate their contracts with LC. They have also decided to replace gr Giorgos 'SsaSpartan' Giannakopoulos with gr Verros 'Maybe Next Time' Apostolos. The Greeks will now be playing under the name of Golden Boys. You can read the statement from Spartan
Hello everyone i would like to make an announcement about my carreer as a pro dota 2 player. Lots of changes have happened in the last month.

London Conspiracy has decided to continue without me in the roster. I would like to thank anyone who have supported and cheered me up and continue doing that after big wins and even bad loses.

Even though I had my goals high, as everyone know, life,many times, doesn’t go by plan.The only thing you can do is to keep your head up and try for the best. #NeverGiveUp

Finally i would like to say that Dota is something special and something that I love and sacrificing time for it something that worths. I wont stop trying to get to the top and achieve my goals. I think its crystal clear that I am not quiting.

I am just waiting for a new challenge.
and the announcement form Golden Boys
Today we announce that we will no longer be under the London Conspiracy tag. We want to thank them for the support that they provided us this year and wish them the best. We also decided to part ways with Ssa.Spartan and we welcome Maybe_Next_Time to our team. Thank you for following and supporting us this year and we will do our best.

Confirmed: (17/8) Int Fnatic officially confirm on their website that all players except my Chai 'Mushi' Yee Fung and my Chong Xin 'Ohaiyo' Khoo have left their roster. It seems the two players do however wish to remain with Int Fnatic and rebuild their roster

Confirmed: (17/8) Only a day after my Chai 'Mushi' Yee Fung pledges that he himself will remain in , his team-mate my Lee 'Ky.xY' Kong Yang tweets that he is out of the team and actually feels "quite upset". my Lee Siong 'JoHnNy' Tait posts on Facebook his time at the team is up. Int Fnatic now down to 3 players.

i'm out from Fnatic, i actually feel quite upset but life goes on, Hope i get a new team soon for upcoming tourney. Never give up!— KyxY (@Lee_Kyxy) August 17, 2015

Confirmed: (16/8) sg Jeng Yih 'WarNutZ' Wong announces on Twitter that he's leaving kr MVP Phoenix* and returning to his home in Singapore. No word on who will replace him in the team.

This concludes my 1 year journey in Korea with @SC2MVP . Heading back to Singapore now.— Wong Jeng Yih (@NutZdoto) August 16, 2015

Unconfirmed: (15/8) Having attended TI with kr MVP HOT6* and spent a few months in Korea,
fi Jesse 'JerAx' Vainikka said in a recent interview he will be returning to Europe. At this time there are no indicators to which team he may join.

Unconfirmed: (15/8) The coach of eu Team Secret, ca Theeban '1437' Sivasaid on stream he's looking to create a new team. He also stated that Kuroky and former world Cloud9 player de Adrian 'Fata' Trinks are looking to start a new team.

Unconfirmed: (15/8) The roster of eu Team Secret might suffer even more changes as Russian caster v1lat said that se Gustav 's4' Magnusson may go back to his former squad, se Alliance, while ee Clement 'Puppey' Ivanov and de Kuro S. 'KuroKy' Takhasomi will be free agents, leaving Team Secret with no active roster.

Confirmed: (15/8) Following the departure of ca Artour 'Arteezy' Babaev, eu Team Secret announces that se Ludwig 'zai' Wåhlberg will take a secondary role on the team to focus on his studies. No word yet on who will complete the roster.

Unconfirmed: (14/8) According to a source close to the team, we reported that kr MVP Phoenix* could be about to lose kr Seon-Yeob 'QO' Kim, one of the stars of the team during TI5. kr Tae Won 'March' Park is also apparently weighing up his options and debating whether to stay.

Unconfirmed: (14/8) dk Rasmus 'rASmus' Fillipsen says that a new All-Star lineup will be formed that will have an Asian offlaner, who is rumored to be none other than sg Daryl Koh 'iceiceice' Pei Xiang, currently playing for cn Vici Gaming.

Confirmed: (14/8) Aui_2000 reveals that he's been kicked from us Evil Geniuses. Multiple members from Evil Geniuses confirm the roster change. At the same time, ca Artour 'Arteezy' Babaev announces his departure from Team Secret and return to EG. Read more on the swap here.

Confirmed: (14/8) Misery confirms on his stream that the current lineup of world Cloud9 will disband. C9 Owner Jack Etienne announced on Twitter that the C9 organization will remain in Dota and pick up a new roster in the near future.

Yes, Cloud9 will remain in #Dota2. I'll miss our old team but I'm excited to create our new squad. TY EE, Misery, Fata, Bone, & BigDaddy!— Jack Etienne (@CLOUD9_Jack) August 14, 2015

Full Changes by Team

    Both se Niklas 'Wagamama' Högström and ru Ivan 'Vanskor' Skorokhod tweet out that they are out of the team
  • ro Omar 'w33haa' Aliwi leaves the team to join eu Team Secret.
  • se Per Anders 'Pajkatt' Olsson L., mk Martin 'Saksa' Sazdov and rs Uros 'swiftending' Galic join the roster to complete the new 4Clover line-up.

  • se Gustav 's4' Magnusson has been rumoured to return to Alliance, according to a tweet from V1lat
  • se Henrik 'AdmiralBulldog' Ahnberg confirmed on Stream he won't be joining eu Team Secret.
  • Alliance officialy announces that se Per Anders 'Pajkatt' Olsson L. is no longer apart of the roster
  • fr Sebastien 'Ceb' Debs has been removed from the teams' in-game roster.

  • C9 Owner Jack Etienne announced on Twitter that the current roster will disband, with players going their separate ways. However, a new C9 roster is still on the cards.
  • ca Jacky 'EternaLEnVy' Mao contacted Pubstar uk Alder 'Beesa' Beano looking to recruit him, but he declined Envy's offer (and the offers of all others who contacted him; he is looking to start his own team).
  • Envy confirms he has a team and is just waiting for the last player
  • ca Theeban '1437' Siva has announced via his Facebook that his new roster will be picked up by the world Cloud9 organisation. Joining him on the roster is us Ravi 'ritsu' Kodippili on carry, us Braxton 'Brax' Paulson on mid, us Arif 'MSS' Anwar on offlane, and us Avery 'SVG' Silverman joining 1437 on support. The team will be coached by Chase “Loomdun” Stearns.

  • ca Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling kicked for ca Artour 'Arteezy' Babaev, with us Clinton 'Fear' Loomis moving to suppport.

  • The organization is looking to build an international squad, based in Europe or North America.

  • Undergone a name change to Golden Boys after not renewing their contracts with the British organisation
  • gr Giorgos 'SsaSpartan' Giannakopoulos has been replaced by gr Verros 'Maybe Next Time' Apostolos

  • sg Jeng Yih 'WarNutZ' Wong confirms on his Twitter that he will be leaving the team.
  • kr Seon-Yeob 'QO' Kim will also be leaving to pursue his education
  • kr Tae Won 'March' Park will continue playing with MVP for now, although he will certainly retire before next TI for military service.

  • The team announces that their roster won't change. Vegas' roster for the season is ru Pavel '9pasha' Khvastunov, ua Vladimir 'No[o]ne' Minenko, ua Andrey 'Mag' Chipenko, ru Aleksey 'Solo' Berezin, ua Krivulya 'Cema' Semion.