GamerLegion bench Adam9130, dobbo

The British duo has been removed from the active roster to "help progress the team out of a period of stagnation".

GamerLegion have benched in-game leader Adam "⁠Adam9130⁠" Ahmad and most recent addition William "⁠dobbo⁠" Dobson, the organization has announced. The duo leaves the active roster following a series of middling results in the first quarter of 2021.

"After much consideration we have made the decision to bench both Adam and Dobbo from our active lineup, effective immediately," the team's coach, Ashley "⁠ashhh⁠" Battye, has stated. "The moves are being made to help progress the team out of a period of stagnation, as we feel the core of the roster has the potential to compete at a much higher level in the not so distant future."

GamerLegion are down to three after the benching of dobbo and Adam

The team currently ranked 56th in the world has lacked good showings as of late, as they most recently placed 11th in ESEA Premier Season 36, escaping the relegation process ahead of the next season, and went out of Shadow League Season 1, Snow Sweet Snow 1, and the Pinnacle Cup early.

Adam9130 joined the team last July alongside Sean "⁠eraa⁠" Knutsson, William "⁠mezii⁠" Merriman, and Patrik "⁠Zero⁠" Žúdel as part of an extensive revamp of the GamerLegion roster. dobbo arrived three months later after being transferred from KPI, replacing mezii following the 22-year-old's signing with Cloud9.

With the British duo out of the active roster, GamerLegion are down to just three players:

Sweden Alfred "⁠RuStY⁠" Karlsson
Slovakia Patrik "⁠Zero⁠" Žúdel
Sweden Sean "⁠eraa⁠" Knutsson

United Kingdom Ashley "⁠ashhh⁠" Battye (coach)

United Kingdom Adam "⁠Adam9130⁠" Ahmad (benched)
United Kingdom William "⁠dobbo⁠" Dobson (benched)

Sweden Alfred 'RuStY' Karlsson
Alfred 'RuStY' Karlsson
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
967
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.68
United Kingdom William 'dobbo' Dobson
William 'dobbo' Dobson
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
112
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.69
Sweden Sean 'eraa' Knutsson
Sean 'eraa' Knutsson
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
228
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
United Kingdom Adam 'Adam9130' Ahmad
Adam 'Adam9130' Ahmad
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
273
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.73
Slovakia Patrik 'Zero' Žúdel
Patrik 'Zero' Žúdel
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
753
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.64
United Kingdom William 'mezii' Merriman
William 'mezii' Merriman
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
246
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
Oh no! Anyway...
2021-04-15 15:45
48 replies
wtf mens be nice
2021-04-15 15:46
7 replies
#47
maleK | 
France DeVSS
UK cs benched...
2021-04-15 15:53
6 replies
Poor zero, rotting in tier 50 cs, you deserve a better team!
2021-04-15 16:07
5 replies
#102
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Europe PowwneD
3 years since he didn't get better than top 40 with his team, look like his Peak is now in the past m'en FeelsBad since he was a key part in old HR (2016-2017) which break into the top 10
2021-04-15 16:21
3 replies
Rip ginger ropzoshima
2021-04-15 16:29
He didn't play for 2 years out of these 3 though. Info probably incomplete and there's a possibility he was in some mixes, but in HLTV timeline you can see that there was a long pause since somewhere around 2018 to the middle of 2020. As far as I know it's because he decided to get a proper education. That fact probably fucked up his career as a pro player since it will be hard to bounce back to the level he was (HR was a consistent top 15 team that peaked at top 7 if I remember it right), but at least he had options now if this doesn't work out in a long term, since pro player career is really short and you either have to make a ton of money in that period so you can invest or something or you need that alternative.
2021-04-15 23:15
1 reply
#189
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Europe PowwneD
Yes, that's a good way too look at your career plan imo, a more safe way I Guess. But this have not help him in his CS development for sure
2021-04-16 13:35
+1 so sad for his career, i was his big fan back in the days
2021-04-15 16:25
Bye bye UK
2021-04-15 15:46
25 replies
This analysis was brought to you by noted Counter Strike nation: Spain
2021-04-15 15:55
24 replies
Caronte > any full British team that exists 😎👍
2021-04-15 15:58
16 replies
Ah yes Caronte, that team with *checks notes* only 3 Spanish players. Endpoint have 3 UK players and are 70 places higher in the world rankings
2021-04-15 16:00
15 replies
Adams is Spanish nt
2021-04-15 16:02
10 replies
but Slaxx isn't, so not a full team. better luck next time, friend
2021-04-15 16:03
5 replies
Heretics could have made the Spanish youngsters superteam but project died F
2021-04-15 16:05
4 replies
F
2021-04-15 16:07
2 replies
But at least we have sausol in mad lions because of that!
2021-04-15 16:08
1 reply
endpoint vs caronte on April 21st - see you there
2021-04-15 20:33
Shoulda coulda woulda
2021-04-15 19:12
#142
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Romania CiaD
adams is Romanian which lives in Spain from what i know :P
2021-04-15 17:57
3 replies
2 replies
#146
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Romania CiaD
Yes, but look at his name XD, and i think he choosed to wear Romanian flag on hltv
2021-04-15 18:02
1 reply
Maybe but he's still Spanish
2021-04-15 18:03
uk cs is bad bro, just accept it
2021-04-15 19:03
3 replies
no 😡
2021-04-15 20:33
2 replies
we had a lot of potential, if smooya didn't have a bad i could see him on a dominant team nocap
2021-04-15 20:40
1 reply
smooya is just a full on sperg, wish his personality was better and for sure he would have made it
2021-04-18 21:01
the best part about uk tears is that they are better seasoned than any of their food
2021-04-15 16:22
6 replies
#112
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United Kingdom _eilrahC
Coming from an Australian, where in Australia, the majority of the brands they eat, originate from the UK!!!
2021-04-15 16:33
"A native of the land that brought the world original cuisine including 'vegemite' and 'grilled kangaroo' writes:"
2021-04-15 16:43
#131
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United Kingdom Brucks
Silence, colony
2021-04-15 17:18
#135
fnx | 
United Kingdom dnxxx
your really not wrong
2021-04-15 17:28
Titled so many Brits LOL
2021-04-15 19:13
1 reply
easiest bait of my life lmfao
2021-04-16 02:07
good move, i could never take someone with so many weird numbers in their name seriously
2021-04-15 15:47
8 replies
dont diss adam like that
2021-04-15 15:48
7 replies
who is adam? do you mean adam9130?
2021-04-15 15:49
6 replies
#64
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Chile esanchez47
I think he was indeed talking about adam9130
2021-04-15 15:58
5 replies
maybe he was talking about adam9140?
2021-04-15 15:59
4 replies
#73
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Chile esanchez47
The UK adam, adam9130... There's an irish adam, adam5165, such a cool guy
2021-04-15 16:00
1 reply
ok but what about adam13 then?
2021-04-15 16:01
#75
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Slovakia xaboff
OH MY GOD!?! what if he was talking about adam9150???
2021-04-15 16:01
1 reply
wtf??? that would be crazy!
2021-04-15 16:02
+ALEX +Mezii LETSGOO
2021-04-15 15:55
4 replies
#91
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Sweden axelious
Actually good
2021-04-15 16:07
#113
iM | 
Europe g4nl0cK
iM is one of the players they got
2021-04-15 16:35
2 replies
Source?
2021-04-15 20:40
1 reply
#182
iM | 
Europe g4nl0cK
twitter.com/GamerLegion/status/138268010.. also nexus announced that he was sold to an international org
2021-04-15 20:52
#2
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Finland Cucumber))
NOOOO
2021-04-15 15:45
3 replies
#134
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Paraguay imjustmau
end of an era
2021-04-15 17:26
2 replies
Eraa is still in the team
2021-04-15 17:38
1 reply
XD
2021-04-15 20:41
rip
2021-04-15 15:45
#4
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Denmark devnr1
nice
2021-04-15 15:46
#5
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Romania [AloHa]
GL iM <3
2021-04-15 15:46
Rip
2021-04-15 15:46
#8
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United Kingdom ChuMatrix
Who?
2021-04-15 15:46
#10
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Palestine llihxelF
Ginger had to go
2021-04-15 15:46
iM ready to carry these boys
2021-04-15 15:46
6 replies
#26
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Finland Cucumber))
is it for real? nice to see Romanian players joining better teams
2021-04-15 15:48
4 replies
yes, hes been practicing with them for the past week.
2021-04-15 15:52
3 replies
iM is great, if this happens then it’s a huge upgrade!
2021-04-15 15:55
2 replies
yes, im 100% sure that he's going to shine
2021-04-15 16:38
1 reply
Reminds me of ropz (his playstyle and aim)
2021-04-15 17:48
gogo #GOiM
2021-04-15 15:58
Ok
2021-04-15 15:46
rip, gl
2021-04-15 15:46
1 reply
#25
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Sweden Lagge15
How come?
2021-04-15 15:48
#14
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Turkey 69kagan
brexit
2021-04-15 15:46
sad :(
2021-04-15 15:47
#16
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Croatia lucubista
+ JDC + iM good moves
2021-04-15 15:47
2 replies
+1
2021-04-15 15:51
#98
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Panama bakedcs
Huge upgrades
2021-04-15 16:15
#17
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Reunion kolgab
rip best haircut's in esport
2021-04-15 15:47
1 reply
lmao
2021-04-15 20:05
Literally nobody cars.
2021-04-15 15:47
10 replies
#35
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Sweden Lagge15
I am here!
2021-04-15 15:50
9 replies
#70
Polin | 
Europe Daudy
So that message exchange we had like month ago was fucking lie lol
2021-04-15 16:00
8 replies
#83
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Sweden Lagge15
what message? Huh?
2021-04-15 16:04
7 replies
I was asking you why GL is keeping dobbo (because i thought he wasnt good enough) and you said they are keeping him. Few weeks later (without much matches played) they do this.
2021-04-15 16:43
6 replies
#155
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Sweden Lagge15
I think I heard about this literally as we spoke - a few days before the aTTx series or the one before that
2021-04-15 18:59
5 replies
yeah timeline would fit. I know they played like 2 matches after we stopped talking. Also if they get iM and de Corsa who is going to IGL?
2021-04-15 19:06
4 replies
#161
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Sweden Lagge15
I am not confirming or denying who they get - but IF it would be the players you mention, RuStY will go back to IGLing - like he did until Mezii left
2021-04-15 19:09
3 replies
I know you dont want to leak anything naturally i am going off rumors. Also i didnt even know that rusty was calling.
2021-04-15 19:10
2 replies
#167
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Sweden Lagge15
They didn't say anything when they signed Adam9130 - but RuStY was calling then. Then when Mezii signed for C9, it meant RuStY would take more responsibility as an individual, and they switched to Adam9130 calling
2021-04-15 19:16
1 reply
Good ol insider info thanks. I knew adam was calling when they signed dobbo but under the impression that adam was IGL. Well good to know. thanks.
2021-04-15 19:17
#20
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Slovakia killerisko
#savezero
2021-04-15 15:47
2 replies
#37
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Sweden Lagge15
He is saved, GL looks good!
2021-04-15 15:51
#55
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Slovakia xaboff
+1
2021-04-15 15:55
#21
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Europe wiggleCS
JDC INCOMING
2021-04-15 15:47
15 replies
Who’s jdc?
2021-04-15 15:55
14 replies
#60
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Europe wiggleCS
new fpl player, german guy, hes really insane, top 1 fpl atm, hes probably going to win it in his first month
2021-04-15 15:57
12 replies
That’s kinda sick! Who’s his cheat-supplier? 😅
2021-04-15 17:48
11 replies
#145
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Europe wiggleCS
:))) Reply needs to have actual content
2021-04-15 18:01
10 replies
Did it get censored for u? :o
2021-04-15 19:52
9 replies
#171
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Europe wiggleCS
the fuck??
2021-04-15 20:02
8 replies
Exactly! On my screen my reply had actual content. This is wierd :o
2021-04-15 21:00
7 replies
#192
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Europe wiggleCS
lmao idk if youre trolling, then its really bad or u are straight up confused, to not say retarded brother xD
2021-04-16 16:16
6 replies
U fell for it though? :D
2021-04-16 16:37
5 replies
#195
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Europe wiggleCS
i genuienly believe that u are actually that stupid and no i didnt, as u can see i called it out as a possible troll but through text only its hard to tell.
2021-04-16 16:41
4 replies
That’s not nice of u thinking like that :o I thought u were quite funny.
2021-04-16 16:54
3 replies
#197
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Europe wiggleCS
:))) Reply needs to have actual content
2021-04-16 16:55
2 replies
Got censored for u again? Should i print screen for u? :o
2021-04-16 18:06
1 reply
#199
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Europe wiggleCS
go ahead
2021-04-16 18:08
an FPL guy
2021-04-15 15:58
no mezii no win
2021-04-15 15:47
IM ???
2021-04-15 15:47
1 reply
yes
2021-04-15 15:50
#24
Ax1Le | 
Portugal KSED
dobbo is free!
2021-04-15 15:47
3 replies
#39
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Sweden Lagge15
someone gave him a sock
2021-04-15 15:51
2 replies
#54
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Slovakia xaboff
lmao
2021-04-15 15:55
xD
2021-04-15 16:01
#27
ZywOo | 
France Jaune
who
2021-04-15 15:48
#29
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Poland IG0R2115
Who ?
2021-04-15 15:49
its time for our superstar to shine <3
2021-04-15 15:49
7 replies
#45
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Sweden Lagge15
Xellow?
2021-04-15 15:52
6 replies
cosmen
2021-04-15 15:54
4 replies
#86
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Sweden Lagge15
yeah - that was going to be my next call!
2021-04-15 16:04
3 replies
#151
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Romania csf
There are plenty of talented players in Romania and your second call besides XELLOW was cosmeeeN? Dont you see he hasnt taken this game seriously for the past 3 years? I expected more from someone whose hobby is being a CSGO analyst.
2021-04-15 18:50
2 replies
#154
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Sweden Lagge15
Oh gosh - you're reading my blog *blushing*
2021-04-15 18:59
1 reply
#162
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Romania csf
Not really
2021-04-15 19:09
iM :)
2021-04-15 16:01
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
2021-04-15 15:49
uk cs
2021-04-15 15:49
My boy IM gonna shine <3
2021-04-15 15:50
4 replies
I love you've got that name, that flair still and only +fan'd either current or former faze players. You're the #1 faze fan imo dude
2021-04-15 15:54
3 replies
is this a bait?
2021-04-15 15:57
2 replies
Actually not bait friend))
2021-04-15 19:15
1 reply
thanks man <3
2021-04-15 20:09
lmaooo GL used to troll too much with these... sucks for UK CS, but much needed change I guess
2021-04-15 15:51
iM to GamerLegion LESS GOOOOO ROMANIAN PRIDE
2021-04-15 15:52
Welcome iM hope you prove yourself here and grind with this team, good luck.
2021-04-15 15:52
Oh no! Poor William Dogson
2021-04-15 15:52
Literally thought GL disband a while ago
2021-04-15 15:53
+michu B)
2021-04-15 15:53
Yeah their performances were kinda wack. Excited to see who they sign.
2021-04-15 15:53
#52
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Slovakia xaboff
Finally, this was LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time overdue, these guys were fucking anchors for this team
2021-04-15 15:54
RIP UK CS
2021-04-15 15:55
ashhh with the friendly fire
2021-04-15 15:58
dobbo is shit. At least Adam had some impact.
2021-04-15 15:59
UKCS
2021-04-15 16:00
adam9130 is the type of name you see in a minecraft server
2021-04-15 16:00
2 replies
+1 you nailed it
2021-04-15 16:02
#85
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Czech Republic forseti12
true xd
2021-04-15 16:04
BREAKING NEWS, WHOLE CS SCENE IS DEPRESSED RIGHT NOW
2021-04-15 16:04
1 reply
just uk scene but nice try
2021-04-15 16:21
ahhahaahhahaha UK CS
2021-04-15 16:04
#87
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Europe SP3C7RE
Welcome IM
2021-04-15 16:04
#89
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Sweden axelious
Finally! +Xizt +OlofM and less gooooo
2021-04-15 16:06
#93
Othor | 
France Othor
+mezii +mightymax Endpoint +MSL
2021-04-15 16:07
1 reply
its +iM already
2021-04-15 16:10
eraa to nip or dig
2021-04-15 16:10
zero too hot
2021-04-15 16:11
didn't know Gamerlegion still had a roster, they really fucked up their team before, could have been top 20.
2021-04-15 16:19
HELOO MEZZI welcome back
2021-04-15 16:21
GL iM, let's see what he can do with better teammates.
2021-04-15 16:21
#105
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Japan kitzune
in Britain is Ashley a male or a female?
2021-04-15 16:23
2 replies
it is unisex
2021-04-15 18:51
1 reply
#156
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Japan kitzune
oh ok, ty
2021-04-15 19:00
not adam9130 and dobbo!
2021-04-15 16:23
Epectered. There are quite a few good players to get for free. I am curious who will they pick.
2021-04-15 16:32
1 reply
they picked iM and JDC
2021-04-15 17:10
Oh no adam9130 got benched, free my boy he ain't done nun wrong 💯
2021-04-15 16:32
#111
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Russia NOD777
Sad news for professional cs
2021-04-15 16:33
#114
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Romania N3TW0RK__
Warm welcome to -iM
2021-04-15 16:36
there comes IM :D lets go
2021-04-15 16:37
Good luck iM at Gamer Legion
2021-04-15 16:40
#120
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Canada GGNORE33
Good replacement with iM pretty talented kid!
2021-04-15 16:51
F
2021-04-15 16:52
#122
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Sweden Hasklon
good decision
2021-04-15 16:52
adam toxic dog lol
2021-04-15 16:52
+Alex, +Mezii
2021-04-15 16:52
GamerLegion bench some Nonscene pair
2021-04-15 16:52
#126
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United States Festive_
+mezii +ALEX
2021-04-15 16:53
British CS xd
2021-04-15 16:55
#128
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Romania csf
+iM +?
2021-04-15 16:56
4 replies
#129
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Romania [AloHa]
JDC
2021-04-15 17:03
source trust me?
2021-04-15 18:12
2 replies
#153
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Romania csf
twitter.com/NexusGamingRo/status/1382647.. + he practiced with GamerLegion for the past week In the tweet Nexus officially said iM is being transferred for an international team
2021-04-15 18:53
1 reply
ok man,sorry :D I didnt see this.
2021-04-15 19:03
finally
2021-04-15 17:20
+Alex all but confirmed
2021-04-15 17:20
Gamerlegion still has a team?
2021-04-15 17:31
-2 britts +2 britts, Alex and mezii
2021-04-15 17:34
welcome iM
2021-04-15 17:47
expected
2021-04-15 17:57
iM is ready to carry these boys. Nexus was better with iM. Now make us proud of you and carry this team.
2021-04-15 18:33
backstreetboys: -nick carter +dobbo
2021-04-15 18:39
finally
2021-04-15 19:04
UK coach / manager brings UK players to then realize UK players don't work Cloud9 2.0
2021-04-15 19:27
+alex and mesii?
2021-04-15 20:03
1 reply
iM and JDC
2021-04-16 02:11
#173
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Mexico azathoth
UK best benched players
2021-04-15 20:04
#176
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Canada dennek
alex and mezii incoming
2021-04-15 20:18
1 reply
iM and JDC
2021-04-16 02:11
next is -era +torzsi letsgo
2021-04-16 12:55
1 reply
it would be nice, torzsi is pretty good and deserves a better team
2021-04-16 16:19
#190
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Romania D4COMPL3X
JDC and Im are most likely to join
2021-04-16 14:22
#191
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Romania bLaZe_420
Why not mezzi and iM?
2021-04-16 15:41
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