HAVU release trio; to build team around ottoNd
Mikko "xartE" Välimaa, Jesse "KHRN" Grandell and Samu "uli" Leirilaakso have parted ways with HAVU, the Finnish organisation have announced.
The Finnish organisation stated that the trio have been free agents since the start of the month and wished the players "the best of luck in their future journey".
Otto "ottoNd" Sihvo, who had initially been handed a trial in September 2017, will spearhead HAVU's new roster, with news set to be released "in the upcoming weeks".
Mikko "xartE" Välimaa and Jesse "KHRN" Grandell had been tied to HAVU since March 2017, when Finnish organisation secured the services of the squad known as ENCORE. As for Samu "uli" Leirilaakso, the 20-year-old leaves the club just three months after his arrival.
While part of HAVU, the trio helped the team to win Assembly Winter, the Finnish eSports League Season 4 Finals and LanTrek 2018. Most recently, the squad secured a spot in the next ESEA MDL season after finishing in 3rd-4th place in ESEA Main.
As of now, HAVU's roster currently looks as follows:
Toni "toNppa" Luhtapuro (coach)