Cloud9 is happy to announce our LCS Academy roster for 2020! The players and staff who will be leading the charge for Cloud9 in the LCS Academy League are:
- Ibrahim Fudge Allami - Top
- Rami Inori Charagh - Jungle
- Cristian Palafox Palafox - Mid
- Calvin k1ng Truong - ADC
- David Diamond Bérubé - Support
- Yeujin Reignover Kim - Head Coach
- Minseong Rapidstar Joeng - Assistant Coach
The team features several new members, all of whom have displayed tremendous talent in their careers thus far. Inori most recently played with ANEW Esports, where his efforts helped the team take the championship in the 2019 Scouting Grounds Circuit Finals this past September. Palafox joins us after a successful tenure with Golden Guardians Academy, where he helped the team to a 14-4 record and 2nd-place finish in NA Academy 2019 Summer. Fudge and k1ng helped lead Mammoth to a Worlds 2019 appearance where they performed admirably in the Play-In Stage, coming up just short in their group’s tiebreaker.
Rejoining us is Diamond, who was a pivotal part of the team’s league-best 15-3 record in summer, as well as Head Coach Reignover and Assistant Coach Rapidstar.
“We had a very strong showing in our most recent split and we’re all eager to continue that success this year. Our new players are excited to make C9 proud and we’re thrilled to have Diamond as our veteran presence. This will be a great year!” -- Yeujin Reignover Kim, Cloud9 Academy Head Coach
“There’s always an electricity to bringing in new talent, and it’s a feeling that sparks both motivation and growth. Our roster and staff have a deep knowledge and commitment of the game and we’re all itching to kick things off once again.” -- Jack Etienne, Cloud9 CEO & Owner
We will have more information as to the start of the season soon, and you can always find the latest news and updates on our social media channels and the official Cloud9 Discord.
Founded in 2013, Cloud9 has grown to become one of the most recognizable esports organizations in the world. With championships industry-wide, unmatched viewership hours, and extensive benefits packages for players and staff, Cloud9 prides itself on being the best in all categories. At this time, Cloud9 fields professional teams in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, World of Warcraft Arena, Hearthstone, Super Smash Bros Melee, Rocket League, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS: Mobile, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, and Teamfight Tactics. To find more information about Cloud9, visit http://www.cloud9.gg.