theScore esports Daily (April 5): swag joins newly formed Lazarus CS:GO roster, Cloud9 jumps back into competitive R6 and HellRaisers sign loWel

by Devin Jones Apr 5 2019
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Newly unveiled Lazarus CS:GO roster includes swag

Newly formed esports organization Lazarus recently unveiled their CS:GO roster and it includes a number of familiar names, including legendary NA player Braxton "swag" Pierce.

swag was infamously banned indefinitely from all Valve sponsored CS:GO tournaments following the events of the iBUYPOWER match-fixing scandal.

Since the original ban, third-party organizations—including ESL and DreamHack—have allowed swag to return and compete in their events.

Additionally, Jordan "Zellsis" Montemurro who recently played for Cloud9, will play alongside swag and this newly formed organization.

The rest of the Lazarus roster includes Yassine "Subroza" Taoufik, Michael "dapr" Gulino and Gage "Infinite" Green.

Cloud9 jumps back into Rainbow Six: Siege

After stepping back from the competitive R6 scene in January 2019, Cloud9 recently unveiled a new roster set to compete for a spot in the R6 Invitational.

Announced in a blog post on the Cloud9 website, the new roster consists of Sung-su "EnvyTaylor" Kim, Inyup "Neilyo" Lee, Chan-yong "SweetBlack" Han, Yugeun "h3dy" Kwon, Si Hun "Nova" Lee.

With the exception of Lauren "Goddess" Williams, the entirety of Cloud9's original Siege roster was picked up by Team Reciprocity.

HellRaisers sign loWel to fill out CS:GO roster

HellRaisers esports organization recently announced the signing of Christian "loWel" Garcia Antoran to their CS:GO roster.

Previously, loWel played for PENTA sports, mousesports and Team Dignitas, and will fill the previously vacant fifth position on the HellRaisers roster.

This new iteration of the HellRaisers roster consists of Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow, Abay "HObbit" Khassenov, Issa "ISSAA" Murad, Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný and loWel.

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