On the official website of Team Empire organization, the information appeared that Vladimir «Chappie» Kuzmenko, their ex-carry, transfers to Clutch Gamers from SEA region. But currently there is no information who will replace Russian esportsman.
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Aleksander «StrangeR» Solomonov, Team Empire esports director, comments:
«Many CIS teams wanted Chappie to play for them, but Vladimir decided to try himseld in another region. We took his preferences into consideration and made an agreement with Clutch Gamers. I think that this experience will be good for him, and I wish him luck and many wins in his new team.»
Chappie spent in Team Empire about 11 months and he assisted the team to get to The International 2017, but he couldn’t manage to get there because of the visa problems. After a series of fails, he was replaced by Airat «Silent» Gaziev.
Clutch Gamers updated roster:
Vladimir «Chappie» Kuzmenko
Jeyo «Jeyo» Madayar
Armel «Armel» Paul Tabios
Jun «Bokerino» Kanehara
Marvin «Boombacs» Rushton
Kenneth «Flysolo» Coloma