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Post-TI4 transfer rumor mill
China Team DK
Zhi Cheng Zhang ‘LaNm’ has officially retired from competitive DotA2. He stated that The International 4 was his final competition. LaNm is an old-timer of Chinese professional DotA, starting his career back in 2010. He took part in four Internationals, with EHOME’s second place back in 2011 being the best placement he has achieved in the competition.
Yee Fung Chai ‘MuShi’ announced today that he will not follow LaNm’s example, as he will not retire from competitive DotA2 this year. He may however change roles, and become a coach for example.
Xu ‘BurNIng’ Zhi Lei has announced his official retirement from competitive DotA2. With both BurNIng and LaNm gone, DK is now down to three members.
Arif ‘MSS’ Anwar announced on his twitter account that he will take a break from competitive DotA for around a year due to his school commitments. His absence leaves Mousesports with four players.
Ukraine Natus Vincere
Kuro ‘KuroKy’ Salehi Takhasomi is no longer a member of Natus Vincere EU. So far the organization has not announced his replacement, so the roster now requires one more member to be complete.
Clement ‘Puppey’ Ivanov leaves Natus Vincere. As speculated, long-term captain Puppey has left the Na’Vi organization and is set to build a new team, most likely with his friend Kuroky.
France Terra Firma eSports
In the video interview with GosuGamers during TI4, Sébastien ‘7ckngMad’ Debs announced that he will be forming a new all-French squad with his former teammate Titouan ‘Sockshka’ Merloz. The three other members of the team will be Jong-Bin ‘crio_j’ Choi, Sullivan ‘Joraal’ Jacquemet and Arben. The five players have been training together for some time and they will probably join their first tournaments under the new banner this year.
The squad is now official, and it will be named Terra Firma eSports. It includes the five players mentioned above, playing under the firm formed by 7ckngMad and two former members of Quantic Gaming organization.
China Invictus Gaming
Jiang Cen "YYF" announced his retirement from Dota 2. In his post he thanked his former teammates and his fans for supporting him. YYF is a veteran in the Chinese DotA scene by first joining LGD and then recruited by iG. YYF showcased his exceptional skill in the offlane during the TI2, where he and his teammates claimed the Aegis. YYF hinted that he will not leave DotA2 entirely but instead focus on another objective.
Mineski has confirmed that Ryan ‘Jay’ Qui will be sitting out as the team’s captain and the organization will be playing under a new leadership. Jay’s removal means the arrival of fresh faces onto the team and it’s heavily contemplated that they are looking forward to recruit Santino and Jacko. It’s also said that Jay has accussed NMA for talking to the management behind his back and picking up players.
Mineski just announced more changes in their roster. Richard ‘Paseo’ Minowa has stepped down as the team’s captain and he will now take the role of the coach/substitute, and Jessie Cristy ‘JessieVash’ Cuyco will now be the head of the team. The team will need at least one more new player to complete their roster for the new season.
Jonathan ‘Unicornxoxo’ Arge tweeted that he is no longer a member of MYM. The squad is now left with four Danish players. No extra information is available about the future of the squad or the players.
Moments after Unicornxoxo announced his departure, Andreas ‘Cr1t’ Franck Nielsen has tweeted that he has officially parted ways with MYM. However, the future of the squad is still unknown as of now.
Jon ‘BabyKnight’ Andersen has been announced as MYM’s newest member. The two remaining spots in the team have yet to be finalized on.
United States Natus Vincere US
Braxton ‘Brax’ Paulson just confirmed that the roster of Na’Vi.US will not change. The five players will stay together and enter more tournaments in 2014.
United States Evil Geniuses
Mason ‘Mason’ Venne has confirmed his departure from Evil Geniuses. In his post at NaDota forums, he claimed that he was kicked from the team, and has no plans to join another squad in the near future.
Adrian ‘Era’ Kryeziu is no longer a member of Fnatic. He is now teamless and will now seek a new squad to continue his career. The Fnatic organization has yet to announce Era’s replacement.
Zhang ‘xiao8′ Ning, NewBee’s captain announced on weibo that he is retiring temporarily from the scene. It is presently unknown whether he’ll return to the scene as a player or assume another role.
Dominick ‘Black^’ Reitmeier announced that he will be leaving Chinese team CIS on good terms, with the hopes that he may find a new team either in Europe or China.
United States Team Liquid
Jimmy ‘DeMoN’ Ho is no longer a member of Team Liquid. His contract expires at the end of July, and will most likely not be renewed.
Peter ‘wayto’ Nguyen parts ways with Team Liquid, leaving the roster with only three players left.
China Vici Gaming
Lin Sen Xu, also known as fy, is set to stay with Vici Gaming. The team announced via twitter that their support player would not leave the team.
Bai ‘rOtk’ Fan announced that he will be retiring from competitive DotA2 this season. rOtk has been the captain of ViCi Gaming since his acquisition from DK back in 2013.
Ben ‘Merlini’ Wu just announced his comeback to competitive Dota 2 as he will stand-in for Zephyr during KDL Season 3. He will replace Purge.
Russia Moscow 5
In a mini interview with dota2.ru, the M5 representative Maxim ‘nirvana_sf’ Zalilov confirmed the return of the Russian club in DotA2 after almost two years of absence. Zalilov stated that the team is looking for a stable and solid roster The official announcement of the new roster will come later in August.
It seems that the official M5 squad has been announced. It includes five famous players of the Russian scene:
Maxim ‘TpoH’ Vernikov
Vladislav ‘Blowyourbrain’ ‘Morozyuk
Ivan ‘Vigoss’ Shinkarev
Sergey ‘ARS-ART/Smile’ Revin
Igor ‘Nexus’ Lisakovsky
Xie ‘DD’ Bin announced his official retirement from competitive DotA2. LGD is now left with four members, and they will need at least one new player to compete in upcoming tournaments.
Sergey ‘ARS-ART/Smile’ Revin and Ilya ‘IllidanSTR’ Pevcaev are no longer members of Virtus.Pro. The organization has yet to announce any new player acquisitions.
Alexander ‘DkPhobos’ Kucheria, Artur ‘Goblak’ Kostenko and Ilya ‘IllidanSTR’ Pavcaev form a new team called NVMI.
Malaysia Arrow Gaming
Johnny ‘JoHnNy’ Lee has been shown the door from Arrow Gaming after the mediocre performance in TI4. The team will be playing with a stand-in member until they find a decent replacement.
According to Titan’s manager Tiffani Oling Lim, Scythe has disbanded and part of the squad will merge with First Departure.
International Team Tinker
A new squad called Team Tinker just registered in the upcoming i-league. The roster includes members of Cloud9, Mousesports, Liquid and Fnatic.
Wehsing ‘SingSing’ Yuen
Per Olsson ‘Pajkatt’ Lille
Sam ‘BuLba’ Sosale
Max ‘qojqva’ Broecker
Steve ‘Xcalibur’ Yee
Cloud9’s owner Jack Etienne announced the departure of Wehsing ‘SingSing’ Yuen from the team. With SingSing being officially released from C9, this means that Team Tinker may be a permanent squad. Thus, we expect announcements from Liquid and Mousesports soon.
Cloud9 adds, former Mousesports player, Adrian ‘FATA’ Trinks to their roster to replace WehSing ‘SingSing’ Yuen as the team’s mid lane player.
China Invictus Gaming
ZSMJ said on his stream that Ferrari.430 will join DK. If it’s true, then iG is down to three players with YYF having retired already.
China Team DK
Zeng Rong Lei ‘MMY’ is rumored to be planning his retirement as well. If the rumors are confirmed, DK will be left with two active non-Chinese players (MuShi and iceiceice), and it is believed that the team could be heading towards disbandment.
China Vici Gaming
As rOtk retired, it seems like also Jia Jun Liu (aka Sylar) might last also be removed. At the team’s official site, he is no longer listed in the roster. As further proof, he can be seen alongside rOtk in the team’s hall of fame list. Sylar may or may not be returning to LGD.
United States Evil Geniuses
Clinton ‘Fear’ Loomis may return to his former position as EG’s main carry player, following Mason’s retirement. Loomis was sidelined early 2014 when he was diagnosed with an arm injury that prevented his participation in the team’s official training and matches. Since then he has taken the role of the team’s coach. His former teammate Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev also posted a picture of what could be Fear’s official apparel when he returns to activity.
In an interview with GosuGamers, Dominik ‘Black^’ Reitmeier mentioned that CIS will most likely disband after their elimination from The International 4. He also stated that he will also attempt to find a new squad to continue his career.
Insiders have told us that CiS will now be sponsored by the current Vici Gaming sponsor, but will also see June leaving CiS to join VG’s main team. This will leave CiS with three players: Demons, Ayo and inflame.
A reliablehas informed GosuGamers, that Ivan ‘ArtStyle’ will team up with Andrey ‘Dread’ Golubev and join Relax along with three players, namely, Vitaliy ‘Dubas’ Luhtan, Maxim ‘Shachlo’ Abramovskikh and Maxim ‘Yoky’ Kim.
Russia Virtus Pro
Sources surrounding the team have informed GosuGamers of a possible new lineup for VP. The new roster would include Stanislav ‘BzzIsPerfect’ Glushan, Sergey ‘God’ Bragin, Vadim ‘Sedoy’ Musorin, Egor ‘JotM’ Surkov, and Valdimir ‘Yol’ Basov. As of now this information has not been confirmed by any Virtus.pro officials.