electroNic and Perfecto join Cloud9
Cloud9 announced via their social media accounts signing of Denis "electroNic" Sharipov and Ilya "Perfecto" Zalutskiy. The North American club bought the players from NAVI.
electroNic and Perfecto replaced Vladislav "nafany" Gorshkov and Timur "buster" Tulepov. The first one has been representing the team since the transfer of the ex-Gambit roster to Cloud9 in the spring of 2022, and the second one joined the roster before the start of 2023.
Previously, Sharipov and Zalutskiy departed NAVI's starting five, after the club updated their roster by signing three European players. Together with the Black-and-Yellow, Cloud9 newcomers won many big tournaments, including PGL Major Stockholm 2021.
Cloud9's debut matches along with two new players will take place at IEM Cologne 2023. The prestigious event will play out in Cologne, Germany from July 26 to August 6.
Cloud9's current lineup is:
Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov
Abay "HObbit" Khasenov
Ilya "Perfecto" Zalutskiy
Dmitry "sh1ro" Sokolov
Denis "electroNic" Sharipov
Konstantin "groove" Pikiner (coach)