TenZ will officially play for the Sentinels at VCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Masters. The Canadian will replace sinatraa, who was previously suspended pending an investigation into an incident of sexual assault against an ex-girlfriend.
" I am on loan from Cloud9. Despite the length of this lease, the Sentinels have now taken over my contract, I fully represent this organization. In fact, we did not practice at all before the tournament. Tomorrow will be the first time when I play with the team. ", - told TenZ.
The player's loan has been agreed with Riot Games and the organizers, but the Sentinels management had to buy out TenZ's contract from Cloud9 Blue, as there is a clause in the Champions Tour rules that a player cannot represent an organization with a valid contract with another organization.
In April 2020 TenZ moved to VALORANT. Until January 2021, the Canadian played for the Cloud9 Blue lineup. However, the player decided to return to a streaming career, remaining on a contract with the organization as a content creator.
The composition of the Sentinels for the upcoming tournament is as follows: