Uber signs to compLexity

North American team compLexity have made a change to their lineup by signing Michael 'Uber' Stapells, formerly of Selfless, in lieu of  Joshua 'sancz' Ballenger.

American organisation compLexity took what could at best be called a radical approach to their roster in the early half of 2016, with multiple roster changes taking place before the team's debut at an offline event in the form of ELEAGUE Season 1.

In Group F of the $1.4 million league, compLexity went 1-5 in the group seeding stage (notching a 16-14 win over Gambit) and failed to advance further in the tournament after losing their Group F semifinal 0-2 to EnVyUs. The team were also recently seen competing in the online iBP Summer Invitational where they exited in 5-8th place after losing to Selfless in the opening quarter-finals.


Uber joins up with the American-Canadian-British compLexity team

Interestingly enough, the team's new roster move involves a former Selfless player: Canadian Michael "Uber" Stapells, who stepped down from that selfsame team's lineup back in late May.

compLexity have announced the official signing of 19-year-old Uber and he will replace Joshua "sancz" Ballenger, with the latter player (who had spent the longest time with the compLexity organisation in the current lineup) moving to a backup role until a new team is found for him.

Team coach Matt "Warden" Dickens released the following statement upon Uber's acquisition:

"I am thrilled to welcome Michael to the team...Having five players live in the team house has been a priority of mine, as I firmly believe it will only take our team to the next level. I look forward to Michael joining us here in Texas within the next couple of weeks," Dickens said.

compLexity's lineup is now:

United States Shawn "witmer" Taylor
United Kingdom Rory "dephh" Jackson
United Kingdom Kia "Surreal" Man
Canada Bradley "ANDROID" Fodor
Canada Michael "Uber" Stapells

United States Joshua "sancz" Ballenger (backup)
United States Matt "Warden" Dickens (coach) 

stich writes for HLTV.org and can be found on Twitter

United Kingdom Rory 'dephh' Jackson
Rory 'dephh' Jackson
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
768
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.16
Canada Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Bradley 'ANDROID' Fodor
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
777
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
United States Matt 'Warden' Dickens
Matt 'Warden' Dickens
Age:
34
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.78
Maps played:
55
KPR:
0.54
DPR:
0.73
APR:
0.17
United Kingdom Kia 'Surreal' Man
Kia 'Surreal' Man
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
774
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
United States Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Shawn 'witmer' Taylor
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
317
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.12
Canada Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Michael 'Uber' Stapells
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
395
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
United States Joshua 'sancz' Ballenger
Joshua 'sancz' Ballenger
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
315
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
#2
Aleksib | 
Finland f1nch 
Did not see this coming but well done Uber! Now it's time to see who CLG and Cloud9 pick up. IMO, they're going to need to steal talent from Selfless and TSM if they want to have a fighting chance against EU. also based stich
2016-08-03 06:54
idk why but i honestly could see CLG picking up Silent and just9n formally from NRG. I feel like those two players will always be a pair on a team and it just so happens CLG needs 2
2016-08-03 06:57
#28
Aleksib | 
Finland f1nch 
I don't think Silent is enough fire power, but who knows; maybe he'll get better. As for just9n, I agree that he would be a good choice. Now we have to wait for c9 to buy Tarik xD
2016-08-03 06:58
Silent did alright when he was a rifler, but upon picking up the AWP, his overall skill level dropped massively. Given koosta is the AWPer for CLG, he might get into a little bit better form and atleast be an about-average player. Doubt they'll pick up Silent tho tbh.
2016-08-03 09:09
#65
Aleksib | 
Finland f1nch 
Cutler is the awper
2016-08-03 09:10
Why the fuck would Cutler AWP with koosta on the lineup? They swapped JDM for Koosta so they wouldn't lack an AWPer in Team roles.
2016-08-03 09:14
#68
Aleksib | 
Finland f1nch 
Have you not seen their recent games? They switched roles. Koosta is a good rifler, and cutler aint bad at awping.
2016-08-03 09:15
Recent games being ESL Cologne and ELEAGUE? I don't know of any games they've played since then, except maybe a PUG or two not featured on HLTV. Judging off ESL Cologne tho... Koosta: hltv.org/?pageid=177&playerid=9056&stats.. Cutler: hltv.org/?pageid=177&playerid=8137&stats.. Didn't include ELEAGUE, but throughout all of ESL Cologne, Cutler did not AWP. He legit got 0 AWP kills. koosta was AWPing, Cutler/reltuC was rifling. I can probably go find the ELEAGUE stats too, but i doubt they're any different. Im unsure if im being baited here or not, but i may as well just take it and make myself look retarded.
2016-08-03 09:22
Cutler awped at Eleague. Was weird, but he did. The casters were suggesting it was because of the positions they both play on their map pool.
2016-08-03 10:25
#77
rain | 
United States Starwell 
reddit.com/r/GlobalOffensive/comments/4s.. Well you have to include Eleague because that is when they said they were going to try the change.
2016-08-03 11:06
I apologise. My mistake. Seems a bit stupid looking in from the outside tho
2016-08-03 11:31
cutler was miserable with the awp at eleague, they would have won if he was competent
2016-08-03 14:23
#49
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United States eelixx 
CLG is picking up nahtE
2016-08-03 07:54
silent is not good, if they want 2 good cheap players they should pick up desi and justin
2016-08-03 14:48
#3
nukkye | 
United States yvr 
GOD DAMNIT uber sick pugstar, he can do this.
2016-08-03 06:55
holy shit first!
2016-08-03 06:53
#5
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
expected
2016-08-03 06:53
sign my prof pls
2016-08-03 07:02
1
2016-08-03 06:53
-dephh -surreal +desi +sancz top 4 na
2016-08-03 06:54
#58
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Sweden Rec123 
+sancz ayy lmao
2016-08-03 08:22
#88
Sweden qgh 
dephh is the best player in Col lmao.
2016-08-03 13:01
he's also their IGL xd
2016-08-03 15:19
dephh is a bigger baiter than happy, if you ever watch the games
2016-08-03 16:42
#8
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Korea Quigley 
Bad move on Ubers part
2016-08-03 06:53
+1
2016-08-03 06:54
#9
s1mple | 
Lithuania vanghos7 
isn't complexity dead?
2016-08-03 06:54
yes
2016-08-03 06:58
#106
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United States grundhoog 
yes
2016-08-03 16:08
#10
s1mple | 
United Kingdom migzzss 
first
2016-08-03 06:53
n1
2016-08-03 06:53
#12
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El Salvador belaC 
great making the team worse.
2016-08-03 06:53
plz no
2016-08-03 06:53
#14
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Denmark jkaemmeister 
good
2016-08-03 06:53
#15
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United States thmpsn 
this team is still gonna be ass
2016-08-03 06:53
#17
France JPK_ 
UK + NA CS explosive stuff
2016-08-03 06:54
#20
sancz | 
United States nelluc 
Sancz has always been the best player on col. Gg.
2016-08-03 06:55
#23
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Turkey Tormund1 
Who cares?
2016-08-03 06:55
#24
SPERMY | 
Canada lame^ 
wtf sancs was the only player besides surreal that actually could do shit on lan
2016-08-03 06:55
he most likely will go to another team, I'm betting CLG
2016-08-03 07:00
ez 4 splyce
2016-08-03 06:58
He should join clg but this line up has some potential.
2016-08-03 06:59
Tier 2 NA dream team
2016-08-03 07:02
More like Sancz leaves complexshitty LUL
2016-08-03 07:02
I thought the internet taxi company have partnered with an eSports team lol
2016-08-03 07:03
Me too :D
2016-08-03 11:06
Sancz was their best player. Good decision making skills, good aim, and can pretty much fill in any role or spot. Hopefully he's going to a team with a higher ceiling (*cough* CLG *cough*), because he's definitely good enough.
2016-08-03 07:09
rip cLG
2016-08-03 07:23
bad
2016-08-03 07:24
wow... this was very unexpected. cant wait to see what this team will do!
2016-08-03 07:27
Nothing, LUL
2016-08-03 07:39
but stich made a mistake... fRoD24 is still a back-up for the team but hasn't been listed
2016-08-03 07:28
#46
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United States aaronjustis 
He plays OW now
2016-08-03 07:39
He's still a back-up for the team as he is still under contract
2016-08-03 08:14
#53
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United States aaronjustis 
Than so is just9n and Silent and all the other players that get cut :)
2016-08-03 08:16
Not necessarily. Only if they are cut before their contracts expire.
2016-08-03 08:17
#55
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United States aaronjustis 
I'm just saying he's not a back-up if hes being payed to play another game
2016-08-03 08:18
yes he is... he's not on the coL OW team lol. he's signed to play for FaZe in OW but he's still required to play for coL if they ask for it
2016-08-03 08:21
#59
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United States aaronjustis 
Then so is zews, cajunb, k1o, Davcost, Slemmy, Waylander, Showtime, Devilwalk, Shazam, Ryx, Roca, Kjaerbye, etc...
2016-08-03 08:34
Those players were released from their contracts. sancz was not released from his contract because coL know that teams will be wanting to pick him up and they can farm some sweet $$$ from it.
2016-08-03 16:10
He got bought out
2016-08-03 08:38
yes but coL didn't free him from his contract yet because they want to get some money from whoevers buying him out
2016-08-03 16:11
Faze bought him out so he is no longer a col player
2016-08-03 16:12
you dont have to buy him out to put him on a team in a totally diff game i think... i might be wrong though
2016-08-03 16:32
I think u mite be, he was under a contract to legally play for coL, but he was bought out by faze to legally play for Faze.
2016-08-03 16:47
i think that if coL demanded it that frod would still be forced to play with the coL csgo team as long as there was no conflict with his scheduling with faze
2016-08-03 17:21
#129
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Australia TotalEclipse 
Didn't he just get benched in the faze ow team?
2016-08-03 22:53
eyesore team
2016-08-03 07:34
I don't understand this as Sancz was like their best all-around player and is nuts.. He must have a better offer or be stepping down??... There's no way he just got cut. Sancz to c9 anyone?! : )
2016-08-03 07:40
#47
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United States aaronjustis 
Idk it seems like the team is going for a younger team with Euro "talent" and Sancz doesn't fit into that team
2016-08-03 07:40
Just weird seeing them remove one of their most reliable players for one of the biggest onliners in NA by far that got cut by a t3 NA team not long ago... When coL is a team that struggles on LAN themselves (they're a team that needs all the LAN comfortable players they can get)... unless there is more to it and sancz stepped down or something. My mind is blown. If you look up the definition of "onliner" ubers picture is right there.
2016-08-03 07:59
#72
Parars | 
North America Parars 
Have col even got a mapwin on lan this year?
2016-08-03 10:18
Against Gambit at Eleague
2016-08-03 12:42
#123
Parars | 
North America Parars 
That one 16-14 tho in 8months
2016-08-03 20:41
uber left, he was not cut
2016-08-03 16:33
Great addition to Uber drivers family, we welcome new uber member and wish you get many customers.
2016-08-03 07:58
lmao sancz was the only good one in that tournament they played a lil while ago trade best lan player for fucking uber 4Head
2016-08-03 08:36
Expected.
2016-08-03 08:37
#63
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United Kingdom FEodAL 
takeaways and now uber
2016-08-03 09:06
good pickup, but why cut sancz? he was the best player besides dephh, and he's more consistent imo
2016-08-03 09:14
#71
s1mple | 
United Kingdom Twinaye 
Uber is a nutty player, but built like a giraffe EDIT: also he legit looks like Dylan Roof.
2016-08-03 10:00
#74
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Poland trancemeister 
Good organisation , noob team. Sad but true.
2016-08-03 10:30
Backup :D
2016-08-03 11:06
#79
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Lithuania Tomekas85 
ez 79
2016-08-03 11:14
#80
Snax | 
Poland Mval 
-sancz who was the best player hahahah
2016-08-03 11:30
Yes lmao
2016-08-03 11:58
#85
Sweden JKLY 
Remove The best player gj haha
2016-08-03 12:56
#87
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Denmark qwedsa 
From CS players to cab drivers. Damn.
2016-08-03 12:59
uber > cab
2016-08-03 13:04
#92
GeT_RiGhT | 
Portugal NkiL 
faketaxi > uber
2016-08-03 14:07
xDDD
2016-08-04 22:26
#90
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Turkey Ilairon 
Clg +esea tournament sancz top 4 NA
2016-08-03 13:09
who
2016-08-03 13:41
Here in Uruguay Uber is illegal
2016-08-03 14:15
#104
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Argentina EnvyJ 
Same here
2016-08-03 15:25
#114
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Chile Cristoff 
same here :(
2016-08-03 16:33
Complexity top1 confirmed
2016-08-03 14:25
RIP Winterfox tried to get him xD
2016-08-03 14:34
Okay selfless signs s1mple
2016-08-03 14:49
#99
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Germany Bestgerman69 
LOL sancz was NUTS and u put him in the backup role someone explain pls
2016-08-03 14:59
There has to be more to this; there's no way they just decided to replace him... Like he must have found a different team with more potential already or something before they picked up Uber.. Sancz to c9 or CLG perhaps?
2016-08-04 01:47
#137
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Germany Bestgerman69 
clg is quite possible
2016-08-04 03:33
who cares?
2016-08-03 15:11
remove ur best player GOOD 1 COL
2016-08-03 15:13
should bring in more uk talent because that has worked miracles... hahah fucking noobs. jason lake just torching money to hide from irs.
2016-08-03 15:21
#105
Brazil zfg 
Taxi drivers will be mad..
2016-08-03 15:57
#131
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Argentina SirPatronia 
hahahah i was thinking the same:D
2016-08-04 01:02
Good Luck compLexity! but why sancz? wtf
2016-08-03 16:20
selfless sign just9n
2016-08-03 16:28
#118
fer | 
Brazil rAphaxd 
free drives Kappa
2016-08-03 17:29
its funny how much money is in csgo....sancz gets to move to a backup role and stay on the roster and get paid until he finds a new team.
2016-08-03 18:29
He still has to show up and practice.
2016-08-03 21:43
hes not gonna have to be there 100%, hes gonna need time to find a new team
2016-08-03 22:08
He must have a new team already even before the Uber pickup.. him finding a new team with more potential is probably the reason they picked up Uber in the first place. Im not buying it that he got "replaced" or cut.. he was easily their most reliable and best player on LAN. Just waiting on the announcement for who he joins any day now.. I'd like to see him go to C9 or something.
2016-08-04 01:56
fucking read it as "Uber signs compLexity"
2016-08-03 18:30
#121
Ex6TenZ | 
Finland qBeY 
UKcs 4Head
2016-08-03 19:03
Sancz is good. Hope he goes to a better team.
2016-08-03 21:37
#127
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Japan papa_smurf 
great idea... sancz as backup... n1
2016-08-03 22:30
rip Uber future
2016-08-03 22:35
-witmer +Koosta Top 5 NA
2016-08-03 23:05
#132
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Argentina SirPatronia 
rip remiserias y taxistas
2016-08-04 01:08
#138
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United States HEUGO1 
Complexity top 20 NA
2016-08-04 03:42
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