AttackeR, Summer return to TYLOO
The Chinese duo join TYLOO on a three-month loan with a view to a permanent transfer after the Major should they be able to impress for the team. They will be stepping into the shoes of Ke "captainMo" Liu and Hui "DD" Wu, who enter 2019 as free agents after several years of service to TYLOO, with the former captain having expressed his wish to retire "next year" [this year].
In the announcement, it was revealed that the new roster will bootcamp in Germany and Poland ahead of the upcoming Major and StarSeries i-League Season 7.
The changes, which come into place before the IEM Katowice Major January 1 roster deadline, follow a series of disappointing results from the Chinese team, who bowed out of SuperNova CS:GO Malta in the groups and of PLG Grand Slam in the quarter-finals following a shocking loss to Sharks.
Following TYLOO’s elimination in Abu Dhabi, Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand opened up about the team's struggles, admitting the need to hire a coach to "make us more professional and help us improve mentally, both inside and outside of the game."
This will be Attacker's third stint with TYLOO, after bursting onto the scene in 2014 with the team and returning to the side two years later following Quanqing "qz" Wu's VAC ban. As for Summer, the 21-year-old previously represented the Chinese organisation between 2014 and 2017.
With these changes, TYLOO now have: