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Cloud9 Tempest
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Team Information
Org Location
United States
Region
NA
North America
SponsorLogitech G
G2A
NVIDIA
Overwolf
HTC
ZAM
History
Created (1)2014-01-20
Disbanded (1)2014-05-04
Created (2)2015-01-10
Social Media & Links
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Cloud9 Tempest is a North American Challenger team, which was first formed in January 2014, with Cloud9 acquiring the roster of The Walking Zed to form a sister team. It later disbanded, and was then reformed in January 2015.

History[edit]

2015 Season[edit]

After about ten days of open tryouts involving over thirty players, Cloud9 formed a new Challenger team in January 2015 with a roster including Solo, Hard, Yusui, LOD, and Stixxay in January 2015. Under the name C9 Charlies Angels, they placed fifth in the ranked 5's ladder leading up to the NACS Spring 2015 qualifier. Following Stixxay's move to CLG.Black, Fade joined the team, replacing Stixxay as starting support. The team defeated Roar and then Team Confound to qualify for the season. However, prior to the start of the season, it was revealed that the team had used a ringer in their matches against Team Confound. As a result, Cloud9 Tempest were disqualified from participating in the NACS, and Team Confound took their place.[1]

After the disqualification, Fade left the team; however, the other four members remained with the organization, and at the end of March all five members of the roster who had initially been banned from competitive play were re-approved for competitive play starting on May 11.[2]

Now unbanned, Cloud9 Tempest participated in the NACS Summer Qualifier, with nearly the same roster as they had competed with in the spring qualifier, except that LOD moved to AD carry, and Sheep joined. After their first two rounds, Yusui was temporarily banned for four weeks for purchasing botted accounts, and Jintae was used as a substitute for the finals against CLG Black, which the team won, successfully qualifying for the Summer Season.

Prior to Yusui's reinstatement, kt Smurf played in the first week of the season, and from then on the team used their full roster of Solo, Hard, Yusui, LOD, and Sheep. The team finished with a 5-5 record and in fourth place. In the playoffs, they also finished fourth, after losses to Renegades and Team Imagine. They missed out on the Summer Promotion Tournament but retained an automatic seed into the NACS Spring 2016 Season.

After the conclusion of their 2015 season run, Cloud9 announced open tryouts for a new Challenger team, which would be built around Meteos.[3] However, after Meteos left, Cloud9 dropped the team and sold their NACS spot for Spring 2016 to Ember.

Timeline[edit]

  • 2014
  • 2015

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Players are shown for the entire duration of their tenure on the team, with the role and substitute/trainee status they had upon their departure.

Dates:Approx|Exact
PlayerNameRoleJoinedLeftNext Team
NA

SoloColin Earnest
Top Laner
Jan 20152015-01-10≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Cloud9logo std.pngC9C
NA

HardAnthony Barkhovtsev
Jungler
Jan 20152015-01-10≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Logo std.pngTHE
NA

LODBenjamin deMunck
Bot Laner
Jan 20152015-01-10≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDG
NA

SheepJamie Gallagher
Support
Apr 20152015-04-14≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Logo std.pngTHE
NA

WestriceJonathan Nguyen
Sub/Top
≈Feb 2015≈2015-02-??≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Emberlogo std.pngMBR
NA

JintaeJustin Dinh
Sub/Mid
Jun 20152015-06-10≈Oct 2015≈2015-10-??Retiredlogo std.pngRetired
NA

YusuiDavid Bloomquist
Mid Laner
(+)
(–)
Inactive
Jan 20152015-01-10Aug 20152015-08-12Logo std.pngFLEX
NA

ktsmurfSujal Adhikari
Sub/Mid
≈Jun 2015≈2015-06-??≈Jul 2015≈2015-07-??Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDG
NA

AnjoAngelo Joshua Cortez
Support
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-23≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-28University of California Irvinelogo std.pngUCI
NA

MatlifeMatthew Elento
Sub/Sup
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-16≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-17Gravitylogo std.pngGV
NA

FadeRitchie Ngo
Support
≈Jan 2015≈2015-01-??Feb 20152015-02-18Misfits (North American Team)logo std.pngMSF
NA

StixxayTrevor Hayes
Support
Jan 20152015-01-10≈Jan 2015≈2015-01-??CLG Blacklogo std.pngCLB
NA

YazukiGabriel Ng
Top Laner
Jan 20142014-01-20May 20142014-05-04Retiredlogo std.pngRetired
NA

KezKevin Jeon (전재형)
Jungler
Jan 20142014-01-20May 20142014-05-04Complexitylogo std.pngCOL
NA

AltecJohnny Ru
Bot Laner
Jan 20142014-01-20May 20142014-05-04Eglogo std.pngEG
NA

GleebglarbuNicolas Haddad
Support
Jan 20142014-01-20May 20142014-05-04Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTSM
NA

BischuHyung-seok "Aaron" Kim (김형석)
Mid Laner
Jan 20142014-01-20Apr 20142014-04-28AffNitylogo std.pngAFN
NA

GrigneJonathan Armao
Sub/Jun
≈Mar 2014≈2014-03-??≈Apr 2014≈2014-04-??COGnitive Gaminglogo std.pngCOG

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

C ID Name Position
Jack Jack Etienne Owner
Kaniggit Danan Flander General Manager

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team
Charlie Charlie Lipsie Head Coach NRG Esportslogo std.pngNRG Esports
Timkiro Tim Cho 80Head Analyst Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
Bubbadub Royce Newcomb 80Head Coach Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
AGeNt Ferris Ganzman Analyst None

Tournaments[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Cloud9 Tempest Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2015-08-124$3,000$ 3,000€ 2,676 NACS 2015 Summer Playoffs
0 : 2Team Imaginelogo std.pngIMG
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-07-224 NACS 2015 Summer
5 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Solo,  Hard,  ktsmurf,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-06-16Q NACS 2015 Summer Qualifier
2 : 1CLG Blacklogo std.pngCLB
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  Jintae,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-06-152$450$ 450€ 402.35 League One NA Cup - Week 10
0 : 3Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL.A
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-06-081$800$ 800€ 715.29 League One NA Cup - Week 9
3 : 1Aware Gaminglogo std.pngAG
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-06-011$800$ 800€ 715.29 League One NA Cup - Week 8
3 : 1Maelstrom Gaminglogo std.pngMAG
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-05-251$800$ 800€ 729.05 League One NA Cup - Week 7
2 : 0Logo std.pngOPTI
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-05-181$800$ 800€ 729.05 League One NA Cup - Week 6
2 : 0Legendarylogo std.pngLDY
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-05-153$1,687.50$ 1,687.5€ 1,468.13 AlphaDraft Challenger League
3 : 0Legendarylogo std.pngLDY
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
2015-05-111$600$ 600€ 546.79 League One NA Cup - Week 4
2 : 0VwS Gaminglogo std.pngVWS
 Solo,  Hard,  Yusui,  LOD,  Sheep
Total Prize:USD 8,938

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