Official: Titan sign LDLC trio
Titan have announced via their website that they have signed LDLC.com trio Hovik "KQLY" Tovmassian, Dan "apEX" Madesclaire and Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquerez.
Titan were the catalyst for the wave of roster changes that is affecting the upper echelons of the French CS:GO scene, with LDLC and Epsilon also affected.
As previously reported, Titan will be parting company with longtime members Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt and Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux, and also with Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom, who had been part of the team since January 2013.
apEx joins Titan along with KQLY and Maniac
To replace them, Titan poached LDLC for three of their players, Hovik "KQLY" Tovmassian, Dan "apEX" Madesclaire and Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquerez. This means that apEX will reunite with Kévin "Ex6TenZ" Droolans following a brief spell in VeryGames in early 2012.
"It’s with a great pleasure and a lot of enthusiasm that I join Titan today," Madesclaire told Titan's website.
"Having previously already played with all members of this team, I am confident about our ability to face this new challenge."
Titan will be hoping to return to winning ways with these changes following a series of disappointing results in recent events.
The French giants finished runners-up to Virtus.pro at Gfinity 3 but then bowed out of ESL One Cologne in the groups - the second time in a row that they failed to reach the playoffs in a major event.
The new Titan lineup will be making their first appearance tonight as they take on fnatic in their FACEIT League opener.
With these changes, Titan now have: