Heroic bench es3tag, Snappi
The announcement comes amidst a turbulent period for the Danish team, who were on the brink of signing for FunPlus Phoenix before the deal fell through when es3tag agreed to join Astralis upon the expiration of his running contract with Heroic.
Snappi had rejoined Heroic in September after a first stint with the organisation between 2016 and 2018, replacing Adam "friberg" Friberg. He took over as in-game leader following Benjamin "blameF" Bremer's departure to Complexity but recently relinquished the reins to Casper "cadiaN" Møller.
According to Heroic, replacements for the benched duo will be announced over the course of next week. Their roster currently looks as follows:
Frederik "LOMME" Nielsen (coach)