Slemmy to exit C9 roster - Report
Alec "Slemmy" White will step down from Cloud9's active lineup, according to a report from ESPN.
The 25-year-old, formerly of SKDC and Obey Alliance, joined the team in April following the departure of Ryan "freakazoid" Abadir and took over as ingame leader, a role that had been carried out by Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert since the departure of Sean "seang@res" Gares.
Despite some improvements to their strategies, Cloud9's woes continued, and the final straw came in June, when the team failed to qualify for ESL One Cologne following defeats to mousesports, EnVyUs and G2.
With ELEAGUE now in rearview mirror, Cloud9 are starting to plan for the tournament season ahead, and they have reportedly been asking "fellow professional players for advice" as to whom should replace Alec "Slemmy" White on the roster.
Slemmy to leave Cloud9's starting lineup
The report comes just 24 hours after Cloud9 parted ways with longtime manager Tres "stunna" Saranthus, who will be "moving on to pursue other opportunities within the esports industry", according to a statement from the North American organisation.
With Slemmy's departure, Cloud9 will be left with the following quartet: