Imperial bench JOTA

Brazilian organization Imperial took it to Twitter to announce benching of Jhonatan "⁠JOTA⁠" Willian. As a result, at the upcoming BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023 Americas, Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles will stand in for the team.

JOTA⁠ has been competing for Imperial since January. During this time, the 25-year-old player helped the team to win BLAST Premier Spring Showdown 2023 Americas and reach the BLAST Premier Spring Final 2023 semi-finals.

BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2023 Americas will take place from October 4 to 8. In the opener, the Brazilian team will face TheMongolz.

Current  Imperial's lineup looks as follows:

 Ricardo "⁠boltz⁠" Prass
 Vinicius "⁠VINI⁠" Figueiredo
 João "felps" Vasconcellos
 Henrique "HEN1" Teles
 Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles (stand-in)

 Rafael "zakk" Fernandes (coach)