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Cloud9

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Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
United States Jacques Etienne
United States Paullie Etienne
CEO:
United States Jacques Etienne
Managers:
United States Gaylen Malone
Total Winnings:
$2,488,726.03
Links
History
Founded:
: 2013-??-??
: 2014-08-01
Disbanded:
2021-03-26


Cloud9 (commonly abbreviated to C9) is an American esports organization that has fielded teams and players in Hearthstone, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Rainbow Six: Siege, VALORANT and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It also manages the London Spitfire spot in the Overwatch League. In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Cloud9 are well-known for their underdog journey at ELEAGUE Boston 2018, becoming the first (and currently only) North American team to win a Major.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Jacques Etienne Co-Founder, CEO 2013-05-23 [84]
United States Paullie Etienne Co-Founder, COO 2013-07-?? [85]
United States dfiden Dan Fiden President 2017-03-21 [86]
United States Gaylen Gaylen Malone Senior General Manager 2017-09-?? [87]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
United Kingdom HenryG Henry Greer General CS:GO Manager 2020-09-07 [54] 2021-04-05 [78]
United States m1cks Joshua Micks Assistant Coach 2020-01-14 [50][57][74] 2021-04-04 [77] Nordavind Nordavind (Coach)
United States Tifa Tiffany Chiu Team Manager 2018-06-?? [88] 2021-02-08 [89]
United States JamezIRL James Macaulay Consultant 2020-01-21 [90] 2020-09-21 [62] Retired Retired
Canada TenZ Tyson Ngo Streamer 2019-12-20 [48] 2020-04-12 [53] Asuna's Anime Aimers Asuna's Anime Aimers
Australia Elmapuddy Chris Tebbit Assistant Coach 2019-09-20 [42] 2019-12-06 [46] Gen.G Esports Gen.G Esports (Coach)
United States Tran Jonathan Tran General Manager [91] 2018-07-?? [91] 2019-12-?? [91] Cloud9 Cloud9 (General Manager)
United States valens Soham Chowdhury Head of Data Science 2019-07-02 [40] 2019-10-16 [44] Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses (Head of Data Science)
United States valens Soham Chowdhury Head of Data Science 2019-03-22 [33] 2019-05-03 [38] Cloud9 Cloud9 (Coach)
Canada David David Denis Psychology Trainer 2016-07-?? [92] 2019-01-12 [93]
United States Danan Danan Flander General Manager 2014-12-?? [94] 2018-10-17 [95]
Canada shroud Michael Grzesiek Streamer 2017-08-15 [13][14] 2018-04-18 [20] Retired Retired
United States JamezIRL James Macaulay Analyst 2015-09-08 2017-??-?? ANTI ECO CLUB ANTI ECO CLUB
United States swag Braxton Pierce Streamer 2015-04-29 [4] 2017-??-?? [96] GX GX
United States stunna Tres Saranthus Team Manager 2014-08-01 [1] 2016-07-26 [11] GX GX (Team Manager)

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Jack Etienne (2014-08-01). "Cloud9 HyperX Reloads With Counter-Strike: Global Offensive". Cloud9. Archived from the original on 2020-01-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 stich (2014-12-14). "Cloud9 adds ShahZam; Hiko out". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 MIRAA (2015-04-24). "Cloud9 release ShahZaM, SEMPHIS". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 MIRAA (2015-04-29). "Cloud9 sign Skadoodle, fREAKAZOiD". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 MIRAA (2015-11-24). "sgares steps down from Cloud9". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 stitch (2016-01-11). "Cloud9 sign Stewie2k". HLTV.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Striker (2016-03-24). "C9: "Not satisfied with Summer 2015"". HLTV.
  8. 8.0 8.1 stitch (2016-04-12). "freakazoid leaves Cloud9 active roster". HLTV.
  9. 9.0 9.1 LucasAM (2016-04-23). "Slemmy to lead C9". HLTV.
  10. 10.0 10.1 fREAKAZOiD (2016-05-19). "Thanks to Cloud9 for the opportunity and memories".
  11. 11.0 11.1 Cloud9 (2016-07-26). ".@stunna has departed from Cloud9".
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Striker (2016-08-17). "Cloud9 add autimatic; Slemmy leaves". HLTV.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 Striker (2017-08-15). "RUSH and tarik join Cloud9; n0thing and shroud benched". HLTV.
  14. 14.0 14.1 shroud (2017-08-15). "What a wild first stream of my full-time streaming career".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Cloud9 (2018-03-30). "Thank you: Jake "Stewie2k" Yip | Cloud9 CS:GO Announcement".
  16. 16.0 16.1 SK Gaming (2018-03-31). "Welcome reigning Major champion @Stewie as the CS:GO team's fifth player!".
  17. 17.0 17.1 Striker (2018-03-30). "Skadoodle announces inactivity". HLTV.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Cloud9 (2018-04-02). "We would like to welcome our newest #C9CSGO member, @FNS!".
  19. 19.0 19.1 Skadoodle (2018-04-11). "Oh btw skadaddy is BACK BABY".
  20. 20.0 20.1 shroud (2018-04-18). "Here is to new beginnings".
  21. 21.0 21.1 Nathan Fusco (2018-05-07). "n0thing's Contract With Cloud9 Has Ended". DBLTAP.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Striker (2018-05-26). "FNS transfer listed in Cloud9". HLTV.
  23. 23.0 23.1 MIRAA (2018-07-12). "Cloud9 confirm tarik exit". HLTV.
  24. 24.0 24.1 FNS (2018-07-25). "As of today, I'm a free agent".
  25. 25.0 25.1 MIRAA (2018-08-08). "Cloud9 confirm Golden signing". HLTV.
  26. 26.0 26.1 John Nomis (2018-08-09). "Cloud9 Extends STYKO Through September". Cloud9. Archived from the original on 2018-11-16.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 MIRAA (2018-09-25). "flusha signs for Cloud9". HLTV.
  28. 28.0 28.1 MIRAA (2018-10-16). "Skadoodle to step down from competitive scene". HLTV.
  29. 29.0 29.1 Professeur (2018-11-17). "Cloud9 confirm kioShiMa signing". HLTV.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 LucasAM (2018-12-29). "Cloud9 add Zellsis on trial". HLTV.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Striker (2019-03-02). "Golden returns to Cloud9, flusha reparts". HLTV.
  32. 32.0 32.1 MIRAA (2019-03-02). "Cloud9 confirm Zellsis departure". HLTV.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 Mnmzzz (2019-03-22). "Rambo silently assumes head coach role on Cloud9".
  34. 34.0 34.1 Cloud9 (2019-03-23). "Please join us in welcoming Daniel @vice_cs Kim to #C9CSGO on trial as our fifth!".
  35. 35.0 35.1 MIRAA (2019-03-31). "Cloud9 release kioShiMa". HLTV.
  36. 36.0 36.1 BenjaCS (2019-04-02). "Cloud9 add cajunb". HLTV.
  37. 37.0 37.1 Rambo (2019-05-03). "Although my time was short-lived with @Cloud9, I'm happy I got to work with some great players and the almighty @valens".
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 valens (2019-05-03). "Nothing but great things to say about Ron's work ethic and mind for the game-- it was a pleasure learning from and getting to know you".
  39. 39.0 39.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2019-06-25). "As @PlopskiCSGO is unable to attend the upcoming Berlin Major with us due to Valve rules, Cloud9 has agreed to lend us @goldenmajk as a temporary stand-in to complete the line-up in Berlin".
  40. 40.00 40.01 40.02 40.03 40.04 40.05 40.06 40.07 40.08 40.09 40.10 40.11 LucasAM (2019-07-02). "Cloud9 revamp roster with four new players". HLTV.
  41. 41.0 41.1 "The not-so newcomers". Fnatic. 2019-09-16.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Cloud9 (2017-09-20). "Joining the #C9CSGO staff today, please join us in giving a very warm welcome to @Elmapuddy - our new assistant coach and analyst!".
  43. 43.0 43.1 Complexity Gaming (2019-09-26). "Welcome, RUSH!".
  44. 44.0 44.1 Valkenn (2019-10-16). "valens parts ways with Cloud9". HLTV.
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Cloud9 (2019-10-20). "#C9CSGO Roster Update".
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 Gen.G Esports (2019-12-06). "We are honored to join the CS:GO community and welcome three veteran players as the core of our CS roster".
  47. 47.0 47.1 mixwell (2019-12-19). "I will no longer represent @Cloud9 in the starting five".
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 48.3 Mnmzzz (2019-12-20). "Cloud9 announce TenZ to remain as player and streamer". Dust2.us.
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 49.5 49.6 49.7 Cloud9 (2020-01-06). "With the new year came some new faces".
  50. 50.0 50.1 Cloud9 (2020-01-14). "The #C9CSGO roster keeps growing as we have a new addition to the team".
  51. 51.0 51.1 MIRAA (2020-01-17). "fnatic sign Golden permanently". HLTV.
  52. 52.0 52.1 Cloud9 (2020-02-09). "Today we bid farewell to @mixwell".
  53. 53.0 53.1 theroadtodrwaldo (2020-04-12). "Cloud9 announce TenZ as first VALORANT player". Dust2.us.
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 Cloud9 (2020-09-07). "The first pages in the new #C9CSGO chapter…".
  55. 55.0 55.1 Cloud9 (2020-09-10). "The 3rd page in #C9CSGO’s new chapter and the head of our Colossus has arrived".
  56. HenryG (2020-09-10). "Cloud9 Unleash the Colossus".
  57. 57.0 57.1 m1cks (2020-09-09). "Was said by Henry on the Flashpoint Q&A so i'll mention it here as well, but i'll be staying with @Cloud9 as the teams analyst till the end of the year and we'll see how things are after that".
  58. 58.0 58.1 Cloud9 (2020-09-19). "The 4th page in #C9CSGO’s new chapter…".
  59. HenryG (2020-09-19). "Cloud9 to serve up BEEFY British Counter-Strike".
  60. 60.0 60.1 Cloud9 (2020-09-19). "The 5th page in #C9CSGO’s new chapter is here!".
  61. HenryG (2020-09-19). "Cloud9 CS:GO present the devastating Turkish left hook of the Colossus".
  62. 62.0 62.1 Cloud9 (2020-09-21). "Please give a warm welcome to @AshJLong & @JamezIRL who join #C9VAL as Head Coach & Strategic Coach, respectively!".
  63. 63.0 63.1 Cloud9 (2020-10-07). "A familiar face joins the fray as the 6th page in #C9CSGO's new chapter.".
  64. HenryG (2020-10-07). "Cloud9 CS:GO ship off their North American barbed anchor to a new European based home in the form of the Colossus!".
  65. 65.0 65.1 65.2 65.3 65.4 65.5 Ryan Friend (2020-20-24). "Cloud9 Terminates Contracts of JT, motm, Sonic, and T.c. for COVID-19 Contract Violations". Rush B Media.
  66. 66.0 66.1 Cloud9 (2020-10-15). "#C9CSGO's new chapter is all about reaching for the stars - and the 7th page is no different".
  67. HenryG (2020-10-15). "The Colossus plucks the brightest star from the Danish night sky to complete a line-up with true astronomical power".
  68. 68.0 68.1 Extra Salt (2020-12-12). "These madlads have officially joined us".
  69. 69.0 69.1 Cloud9 (2020-12-28). "Today we're sad to announce that #C9CSGO is parting ways with our Head Coach @kassad".
  70. 70.0 70.1 Cloud9 (2021-01-18). "Today we announce that we have mutually parted ways with @w0xic".
  71. 71.0 71.1 HenryG (2021-01-18). "Statement regarding Cloud9 CS:GO & Woxic".
  72. 72.0 72.1 Cloud9 (2021-01-22). "Please join us in welcoming @Xeppaaa to the #C9CSGO Colossus!".
  73. HenryG (2021-01-22). "Some say he has unfinished business with CS:GO and I tend to agree".
  74. 74.0 74.1 74.2 Cloud9 (2021-01-24). "Bet you've never seen this coming".
  75. 75.0 75.1 75.2 75.3 75.4 75.5 "Regarding #C9CSGO". Cloud9. 2021-03-26.
  76. 76.0 76.1 Ryan Friend (2021-03-26). "Cloud9 To Temporarily Leave CS:GO". Rush B Media.
  77. 77.0 77.1 m1cks (2021-04-04). "Ready for whatever's next".
  78. 78.0 78.1 HenryG (2021-04-05). "Today's the day that @Cloud9 and myself will be parting ways".
  79. 79.0 79.1 ALEX (2021-04-15). "Officially a free agent".
  80. 80.0 80.1 Cloud9 (2021-04-19). "We're excited to announce that @floppyCSGO has joined #C9BLUE!".
  81. 81.0 81.1 Cloud9 (2021-04-19). "Please join us in welcoming @Xeppaaa to #C9BLUE!".
  82. 82.0 82.1 Tom Coles (2021-04-22). "CS:GO Roster Update - April 2021". Endpoint.
  83. 83.0 83.1 Complexity Gaming (2021-07-22). "Welcome @es3tag to @Complexity".
  84. "Jacques Etienne - CEO @ Cloud9". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  85. Paullie Etienne. "Paullie Etienne - Co-Founder and COO at Cloud9 Esports". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  86. "Dan Fiden - President @ Cloud9". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  87. Gaylen Malone. "Gaylen Malone - Senior General Manager at Cloud9 Esports, Inc". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  88. Tifa. "Tiffany Chiu - Team Manager at Cloud9". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  89. Tifa (2020-02-08). "My journey with @Cloud9 has come to a close".
  90. Mnmzzz (2020-01-21). "JamezIRL returns to Cloud9 as part-time consultant". Dust2.us.
  91. 91.0 91.1 91.2 Jonathan Tran. "Jonathan T. - General Manager at Cloud9 Esports, Inc.". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  92. David Denis. "David Denis - Head of Sport Psychology and Nutrition at Cloud9 Esports, Inc.". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  93. David Denis (2019-01-12). "@Cloud9 and myself are parting ways".
  94. Danan Flander. "Danan Flander - General Manager at Cloud9 Esports, Inc.". Retrieved 2021-04-15.
  95. Danan Flander (2018-10-17). "Had to keep this under wraps for a while now, but it's official. Super excited to make awesome things happen with the Warriors; 2019 is going to be insane".
  96. swag (2017-07-12). "Brax's Contract with C9".