The academy for the Boston Uprising Boston Uprising OWL Rank #19 , Uprising Academy Uprising Academy Contenders NA Rank #7 , have announced the departure of Asking from their roster. He is now a free agent looking for a new team.
The French player joined Uprising Academy's precursor, Toronto Esports Toronto Esports Inactive , on Oct. 3, 2018. Asking played in Season 3 of Contenders last year with Uprising Academy, where they ended in the quarterfinals. He also won Season 5 of the BEAT Invitational with Toronto Esports. Prior to joining the Uprising organization, he played with 6nakes 6nakes Inactive in the second season of Contenders Europe 2018.
Midway through the current season of Contenders, Asking was allegedly set to join the Los Angeles Valiant, according to a report by Haloofthoughts. However, the deal between the Uprising and Valiant organizations has reportedly fallen through. Neither team officially confirmed the report.
Asking's release comes shortly after the team announced their signing of DPS player iced. Both iced and Asking played two maps during Uprising Academy's Week 5 defeat to Mayhem Academy.
Uprising Academy now have five players on their roster after main tank Hypnott also left the team recently. The team will be playing their final Contenders regular season match against Chicken Contendies on April 15.
The winner of that match will clinch a spot in the playoffs for Contenders North America East.
- Nicolas "Klaus" Ferrari (DPS)
- "iced" (DPS)
- Leyton "punk" Gilchrist (Off-tank)
- Hunter "Dino" Traupe (Flex Support)
- Gabriel "Swimmer" Levy (Support)
And their staff are: