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Cloud9

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Team Information
Region:
CEO:
United States Jack Etienne
Manager:
United States Jonathan Tran
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$2,341,726
Links
History
Created:
Organization: 2013-??-?? : 2014-08-01
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments

No Upcoming Tournaments

Cloud9 is a North American esports organization currently fielding a North American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. They also feature players and teams in Hearthstone, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Fortnite, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Rocket League. They also manage the London Spitfire spot in the Overwatch League.

Overview[edit]

Originally acquired from compLexity Gaming, Cloud9's core Counter-Strike squad formerly consisted of most of the players originally of the compLexity team, which included shroud, SEMPHIS, Hiko, n0thing, and sgares. Jack Etienne, the owner of Cloud9, stated that he caught glimpse of the CS:GO scene at EMS One: Katowice 2014 and knew he wanted to hold a CS:GO team after seeing that event and eventually took up the opportunity to sign the former compLexity players, who placed in the 5-8 slot at the major. In 2018, Cloud9 went on an incredible underdog journey at ELEAGUE Boston 2018, becoming the first North American team to win a major championship. To this day Cloud9 is the only North American organization to have ever accomplished this incredible feat.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Spain mixwell Óscar Cañellas 2019-07-02 [43]
Canada Subroza (Trial) Yassine Taoufik 2019-10-20 [48]
United States JamezIRL (Coach) James Macaulay 2019-07-02 [43]

Inactive[edit]

Inactive Players
ID Name Join Date Inactive Date
Canada TenZ Tyson Ngo 2019-07-02 [43] 2019-10-20 [48]
Sweden Golden (On loan)
Maikil Selim 2018-08-08 [28][34] 2019-06-25 [42][43][44]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
United States autimatic Timothy Ta 2016-08-17 [14] 2019-12-06 [49] Gen.G Esports
Canada daps In-Game Leader Damian Steele 2019-07-02 [43] 2019-12-06 [49] Gen.G Esports
United States koosta Kenneth Suen 2019-07-02 [43] 2019-12-06 [49] Gen.G Esports
United States RUSH Will Wierzba 2017-08-15 [15] 2019-07-02 [43] 2019-09-26 [46] Complexity Gaming
United States vice (Trial) Daniel Kim 2019-03-23 [37] 2019-07-02[43]
Inactivity
Denmark cajunb René Borg 2019-04-02 [39] 2019-07-02[43] OpTic Gaming (Uncontracted)
United States valens (Coach) Soham Chowdhury 2019-05-03 [41] 2019-07-02[43] Cloud9 (Head of Data Science)
United States Rambo (Coach) Ronald Kim 2019-03-22 [36] 2019-05-03 [40]
France kioShiMa Fabien Fiey 2018-11-17 [32] 2019-03-31 [38] Team Heretics
United States valens (Coach) Soham Chowdhury 2017-02-03 2019-03-22 [36] Cloud9 (Head of Data Science)
United States Zellsis (Trial) Jordan Montemurro 2018-12-29 [33] 2019-03-04 [35] Swole Patrol
Sweden flusha Robin Rönnquist 2018-09-25 [30] 2019-03-03 [34] Fnatic
United States Skadoodle Tyler Latham 2015-04-29 [6] [21] 2018-10-16 [31] 2019-??-??
Inactivity
Slovakia STYKO (Loan)
Martin Styk 2018-08-09 [25] [29] 2018-09-25 [30] mousesports (Inactive)
Canada FNS Pujan Mehta 2018-04-02 [20] 2018-05-26 [24] 2018-07-25 [27] eUnited
United States tarik Tarik Celik 2017-08-15 [15] 2018-07-12 [26] MIBR
United States n0thing Jordan Gilbert 2014-08-01 [1] 2017-08-15 [15] 2018-05-07 [15][23] Old Guys Club
United States Stewie2K Jacky Yip 2016-01-11 [8] 2018-03-30 [18][19] SK Gaming
Canada shroud Michael Grzesiek 2014-08-01 [1] 2017-08-15 [15] 2017-08-15[16] Cloud9 (Streamer)
United States Slemmy Alec White 2016-04-23 [12] 2016-12-28 [14] Selfless Gaming
United States Irukandji (Coach) Andrew Timmerman 2016-03-24 [9] 2016-07-26 [13]
Retired
United States fREAKAZOiD Ryan Abadir 2015-04-29 [6] 2016-05-19 [50] Echo Fox
United States sgares Sean Gares 2014-08-01 [1] 2015-11-24 [7] Torqued
Canada SEMPHIS Kory Friesen 2014-08-01 [1] 2015-04-24 [5] Nihilum Gaming
United States ShahZaM Shahzeb Khan 2014-12-14 [4] 2015-04-24 [5] Tempo Storm
United States Hiko Spencer Martin 2014-08-01 [1] 2014-12-14 [4] GX
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Denmark refrezh   Ismail Ali
Sweden Golden Maikil Selim BLAST Pro Series BLAST Pro Series: Lisbon 2018
United States valens  
Soham Chowdhury
Sweden Golden Maikil Selim ECS Season 6 Finals
United States valens  
Soham Chowdhury
Sweden Golden Maikil Selim BLAST Pro Series BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen 2018 (vs. Na`Vi & MIBR)
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America (Week 4)
France kioShiMa   Fabien Fiey
None
BLAST Pro Series BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen 2018
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 8 - North America (Week 4)
Slovakia STYKO  
Martin Styk
None
ESL One ESL One: Cologne 2018
ELEAGUE ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018
Sweden Golden  
Maikil Selim
None
ELEAGUE ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018
United States Skadoodle  
Tyler Latham
None
Esports Championship Series Season 5 - North America (Week 3)
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season VII (Week 5)
United States Ian (Coach) 
Ian Huston
United States valens Soham Chowdhury DreamHack DreamHack Open Denver 2017
United States valens  
Soham Chowdhury
United States autimatic Timothy Ta ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season VI (vs. SK Gaming)
Canada shroud  
Michael Grzesiek
United States autimatic Timothy Ta ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season VI (vs. Counter Logic Gaming)
United States swag   Braxton Pierce
United States autimatic Timothy Ta ESL One ESL One: New York 2017 - North America Qualifier
United States swag  
Braxton Pierce
United States Skadoodle Tyler Latham GSL Global eSports Cup - Season 1 - NA Group Stage
cs_summit
United States valens  
Soham Chowdhury
United States Skadoodle Tyler Latham ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season V (Week 4)
SLTV StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 - Americas (vs. Renegades)
United States adreN  
Eric Hoag
None
CEVO CEVO Season 9 Professional - Qualifier #3 [11]
United States Irukandji  
Andrew Timmerman
United States fREAKAZOiD Ryan Abadir ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season III
United States Irukandji (Coach)  Andrew Timmerman
None
IBP iBUYPOWER Invitational 2016 - Spring
United States FugLy  
Jacob Medina
None
ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Road to Vegas - North America Closed Qualifier
United States swag  
Braxton Pierce
United States sgares Sean Gares RGN RGN Pro Series
United States Toy   David Han
United States fREAKAZOiD Ryan Abadir CEVO CEVO Season 7: Professional - North America (vs. vVv Gaming)
United States desi  
Derek Branchen
United States Skadoodle Tyler Latham FACEIT FACEIT League 2015 Stage 3 - North America (vs. Winterfox & CLG)
United States desi   Derek Branchen
United States fREAKAZOiD Ryan Abadir FACEIT FACEIT League 2015 Stage 2 - North America (vs. Nihilum & CLG)
United States Lopez   Jordan Lopez
United States n0thing Jordan Gilbert FACEIT FACEIT League 2015 Stage 1 - North America (vs. eLevate)
United States flowsicK  
Kyle Mendez
United States n0thing Jordan Gilbert FACEIT FACEIT League 2015 Stage 1 - North America (vs. Mythic)
United States stunna  
Tres Saranthus
United States ShahZaM Shahzeb Khan CEVO CEVO Season 6: Professional - North America

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Jack Jack Etienne General Manager/Owner
Sweden calle Calle Danielsson Video Producer
Brazil Portilho Mateus Portilho Social Media Manager 2017-10-09 [51]
United States Jonathan Tran Team Manager
United States Gaylen Gaylen Malone General Manager

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Australia Elmapuddy Chris Tebbit Assistant Coach 2019-09-20 [45] 2019-12-06 [49] Gen.G Esports
United States valens Soham Chowdhury Head of Data Science 2019-07-02 [43] 2019-10-16 [47] Evil Geniuses
United States valens Soham Chowdhury Head of Data Science 2019-03-22 [36] 2019-05-03 [41] Cloud9
Canada David David Denis Psychology Trainer 2016-??-?? 2019-01-12 [52]
United States Danan Danan Flander General Manager 201?-??-?? 2018-10-17 [53]
Canada shroud Michael Grzesiek Streamer (backup player) 2017-08-15 [15] [16] 2018-04-18 [22] retired
United States JamezIRL James Macaulay Analyst 2015-09-08 2017-??-?? Adaptation
United States swag Braxton Pierce Streamer 2015-04-29 [6] 2017-??-?? [54] GX
United States stunna Tres Saranthus Manager 2014-08-01 [1] 2016-07-26 [55] GX

Interviews[edit]

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Highlight videos[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.
  2. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2014-08-01). "Official: Cloud9 sign coL". HLTV.org.
  3. Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen (2014-11-26). "n0thing: "sgares is calling again"". HLTV.org.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Michal "stich" Malachowski (2014-12-14). "Cloud9 adds ShahZam; Hiko out". HLTV.org.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-04-24). "Cloud9 release ShahZaM, SEMPHIS". HLTV.org.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-04-29). "Cloud9 sign Skadoodle, fREAKAZOiD". HLTV.org.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Tres "stunna" Saranthus (2015-11-24). "Sean Gares Steps Down from CS:GO Starting Lineup". Cloud9.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Tres "stunna" Saranthus (2016-01-11). "Cloud9 CS:GO Adds Stewie2k!". cloud9.gg/.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-03-24). "C9: Not satisfied with Summer 2015". HLTV.org.
  10. Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert (2016-05-15). "C9 n0thing: "We still don't know why fREAKAZOiD left"". ESEA.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Tres "stunna" Saranthus (2016-04-12). "fREAKAZOiD Departs Starting CS:GO Roster". Cloud9.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Tres "stunna" Saranthus (2016-04-23). "Cloud9 CS:GO Welcomes Alec "Slemmy" White!". Cloud9.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Cloud9 ESEA Roster History". ESEA. 2016-07-26.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Danan Flander (2016-08-17). "Slemmy Steps Down; autimatic to Cloud9 CS:GO". Cloud9.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 John Nomis (2017-08-15). "Cloud9 Acquires RUSH, tarik as ESL One: NY Qualifiers Begin". Cloud9.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Michael "shroud" Grzesiek (2017-08-15). https://clips.twitch.tv/MuddyAmericanHabaneroPeteZarollTie.
  17. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-03-30). "Skadoodle announces inactivity". HLTV.org.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-03-30). "Cloud9 confirm Stewie2K exit". HLTV.org.
  19. 20.0 20.1 "We would like to welcome our newest #C9CSGO memeber, @FNS !". Cloud9. 2018-04-02.
  20. 21.0 21.1 Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham (2018-04-11). "Oh btw skadaddy is BACK BABY".
  21. 22.0 22.1 Michael "shroud" Grzesiek (2018-04-18). "Here is to new beginnings.".
  22. 23.0 23.1 Nathan Fusco (2018-05-07). "n0thing's Contract With Cloud9 Has Ended". DBLTap.
  23. 24.0 24.1 John Nomis (2018-05-26). "Cloud9 announces FNS to inactive CSGO roster". Cloud9.
  24. 25.0 25.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-07-01). "STYKO to fill in for Cloud9 at ESL One Cologne". HLTV.org.
  25. 26.0 26.1 John Nomis (2018-07-12). "Cloud9 Bids Farewell to tarik". Cloud9.
  26. 27.0 27.1 Pujan "FNS" Mehta (2018-07-25). "As of today, I'm a free agent.".
  27. 28.0 28.1 John Nomis (2018-08-08). "Cloud9 Signs GOLDEN to CSGO Roster". Cloud9.
  28. 29.0 29.1 John Nomis (2018-08-09). "Cloud9 Extends STYKO Through September". Cloud9.
  29. 30.0 30.1 30.2 John Nomis (2018-09-25). "Cloud9 CS:GO Sign flusha, Release STYKO". Cloud9.
  30. 31.0 31.1 John Nomis (2018-10-16). "Skadoodle Stepping Back From Competitive CS:GO". Cloud9.
  31. 32.0 32.1 John Nomis (2018-11-17). "Cloud9 CS:GO Welcomes kioShiMa". Cloud9.
  32. 33.0 33.1 John Nomis (2018-12-29). "Cloud9 Welcome Zellsis For CS:GO Trial". Cloud9.
  33. 34.0 34.1 34.2 John Nomis (2019-03-02). "Cloud9 Announces Return of Golden, Departure of Flusha". Cloud9.
  34. 35.0 35.1 John Nomis (2019-03-02). "Thank You, Zellsis". Cloud9.
  35. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 Mnmzzz (2019-03-22). "Rambo silently assumes head coach role on Cloud9".
  36. 37.0 37.1 Cloud9 (2019-03-23). "Please join us in welcoming Daniel @vice_cs Kim to #C9CSGO on trial as our fifth!".
  37. 38.0 38.1 John Nomis (2019-03-31). "Thank You, kioShiMa". Cloud9.
  38. 39.0 39.1 John Nomis (2019-04-02). "Cloud9 Welcomes cajunb to CSGO". Cloud9.
  39. 40.0 40.1 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.".
  40. 41.0 41.1 41.2 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.".
  41. 42.0 42.1 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.".
  42. 43.00 43.01 43.02 43.03 43.04 43.05 43.06 43.07 43.08 43.09 43.10 43.11 43.12 Bobby Koh (2019-07-02). "Cloud9 Announces CS:GO Roster Shuffle". Cloud9.
  43. 44.0 44.1 "The not-so newcomers". Fnatic. 2019-09-16.
  44. 45.0 45.1 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!".
  45. 46.0 46.1 Complexity Gaming (2019-09-26). "Welcome, RUSH!".
  46. 47.0 47.1 Emily Gonzalez-Holland (2019-10-16). "Thank you, valens". Cloud9.
  47. 48.0 48.1 48.2 Cloud9 (2019-10-20). "#C9CSGO Roster Update".
  48. 49.0 49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 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.".
  49. Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir (2016-05-19). "Thanks to Cloud9 for the opportunity and memories.".
  50. Mateus "Portilho" Portilho (2017-10-09). "Glad to announce I'm now part of the @Cloud9 Family! ߷".
  51. David Denis (2019-01-12). "@Cloud9 and myself are parting ways.".
  52. 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.".
  53. swag (2017-07-12). "Brax's Contract with C9".
  54. Danan "Danan" Flander (2016-07-26). "stunna Departs from Cloud9". Cloud9.