Blacklist Rivalry, after two consecutive disappointing excursions, lastly made its first main transfer on Saturday evening.
The Tier One-backed squad introduced via its social media accounts that it has let go of veteran assist Nico “Eyyou” Barcelon.
“At this time we are saying thanks and farewell to our assist and captain, Nico “Eyyou” Barcelon,” opened Blacklist Rivalry’s assertion.
“Getting into a brand new esports title all the time comes with a number of powerful selections, and to start with, we needed to attempt to subject the absolute best full-Filipino roster we might to symbolize Blacklist within the Dota 2 scene,” the assertion continued.
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Blacklist Rivalry stated that the crew’s underwhelming marketing campaign the primary two excursions of the Dota Professional Circuit prompted them to make adjustments within the roster.
“After two tries and failing to make the Majors, a change was wanted for our roster to take issues in a brand new course. After discussions with the crew and administration, we now have determined that this will probably be our greatest approach to transfer ahead,” the crew stated.
Blacklist Rivalry didn’t make it to the Lima Main through the first tour earlier than lacking the Berlin Main after one other disappointing marketing campaign within the second leg.
The crew wished Eyyou nicely and thanked their followers for his or her unending assist.
“We’re dedicated to making an attempt to qualify for TI and will probably be making additional bulletins on our roster quickly. We want Eyyou the most effective within the subsequent step of his profession. Thanks in your assist, Brokers.”