CYCLOPS athlete gaming CYCLOPS athlete gaming Inactive have released main tank SamuraiD following the expiration of his contract, which ended August 31. It is believed he will be temporarily replaced by DPS ta1yo until the team's Contenders season has concluded.
While SamuraiD competed with Japan 2018 Japan 2018 Inactive in the 2018 World Cup Incheon qualifier, they finished fourth, only finding wins in the group stage against Taiwan 2018 Taiwan 2018 Inactive and Hong Kong 2018 Hong Kong 2018 Inactive . Finland 2018 Finland 2018 Inactive and South Korea 2018 South Korea 2018 Inactive were the 2 teams that qualified for Blizzcon from that qualifier.
Meanwhile, in the Season 2 Contenders Pacific group stage, CYCLOPS finished first in their group with an undefeated record. Since the playoffs started, they have had close matches ending in 3-2 scorelines against EXL-Esports EXL-Esports Inactive in the quarterfinals and Xavier Esports Xavier Esports Contenders PAC Rank #5 in the semifinals respectively.