Within the midst of a hotly contested battle for the ultimate CDL Champs qualification spot, Minnesota RØKKR shook up its roster forward of Main V.
5 CDL groups have safely secured a spot in CDL Championship weekend. The remaining three spots are up for grabs, with 4 completely different groups jostling for place.
Minnesota presently holds the ultimate qualification berth with 160 CDL factors. Vegas is just 10 factors behind from incomes a visit to play in entrance of its dwelling crowd.
With the Legion respiration down their neck, the RØKKR determined to shuffle the deck earlier than a pivotal stretch of matches.
Connect rejoins Minnesota RØKKR
On Might 16, the Minnesota RØKKR introduced Dillon ‘Connect’ Value can be returning to the beginning lineup rather than Marcus ‘Afro’ Reid.
The RØKKR beforehand benched Connect after dropping all 5 Main III Qualifer matches and never successful a single map in opposition to the LA Thieves at Main IV.
After that roster swap, Minnesota positioned prime 6 at Main IV and has began 1-2 in Main V Qualifiers. Minnesota most not too long ago dropped a crushing five-map sequence to Vegas, placing the squads’ CDL Champs qualification in jeopardy.
Røkkr Roster Replace:Forward of the ultimate weekend of Main V Qualifiers, Connect can be returning to the beginning lineup and Afro can be moved to the bench.
— Minnesota RØKKR (@ROKKR) Might 16, 2023
Afro had an amazing particular person marketing campaign with the London Royal Ravens in COD Vanguard earlier than becoming a member of Minnesota forward of the MW2 season. The hyper-aggressive SMG participant had a powerful statistical 2023 season rating within the prime half of most statistical classes.
Connect offers loads of championship pedigree, and that’s precisely what’s wanted for a must-win ultimate stretch of matches. He initially performed as an SMG earlier than transitioning to an AR in COD Vanguard.
The longtime CDL veteran will get thrown proper again into the hearth as Minnesota faces the LA Thieves and Toronto within the ultimate weekend of Qualifer matches.