Energy eSports have announced some massive roster changes which has seen them merge with CarboN eSports and secure a spot in the 2017 Telkom DGL Masters.
The roster changes follow hot on the heels of the MGO’s new sponsorship with LG, while the merger sees CarboN eSports bring their Dota 2 and CS:GO teams to Energy eSports. This replaces the recently departed Energy eSports CS:GO team to Aperture Gaming, while the Dota 2 team sees Energy eSports now able to secure a spot in the Masters.
The CS:GO and Dota 2 teams join Energy eSports’ existing Overwatch team, FIFA team, League of Legends team, Heroes of the Storm team, Hearthstone player and MAG Cup winning Call of Duty team, as well as an under 18 Call of Duty team.
The new CS:GO lineup:
- Rieghardt “Flexi” Romatzki
- Jan “Takbok” Theron
- Trevor “Kani” Morley
- Dominic “Domsterr” Sampaio
- Stefan “Nefan” Smit (Captain)
The new Dota 2 lineup:
- Wesley “momo” Rose
- Nicholas “strike” Cheng
- Martin “plic” Rothschild
- Darron “Chelsea)” Reinhardt
- Andrew “c1” Ferguson
As 2017 starts off, there have been some major shake-ups in the local competitive scene as teams prepare for what is likely to be the highest profile year in South African esports to date.
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