Henry “HenryG” Greer and Alexander “kassad” Trifunovich will help Cloud9 “reload” the CS: GO team. The leadership of the American esports club announced this on social networks. HenryG will take over as general manager and kassad will be the head coach of the upcoming roster.
HenryG’s playing career lasted from 2007 to 2015 – he played in CS: Source and CS: GO disciplines. In 2015, Greer changed his role to a commentator, worked at many major international tournaments, including ten majors from Valve. In early September, he announced that he would stop commenting in order to work on another project in CS: GO.
Kassad has been training CS: GO teams since 2014. He has worked with mousesports, Renegades, 100 Thieves and other clubs. Under his leadership, Renegades players won the Asia Minor Championship 2017 – Kraków, Asia Minor Championship 2018 – Boston and StarLadder i-League Invitational # 2, and also took 3-4 place at StarLadder Berlin Major 2019.
On September 6, Cloud9 announced its intention to sell the CS: GO roster that had played for the club since January 2020. The team took 5th-6th place at DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020, 4th place at FLASHPOINT Season 1 and finished in 3rd place at ESL One: Road to Rio.