CYCLOPS athlete gaming CYCLOPS athlete gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #0 kenmohororo Kaito Yoshida off tank AmeKen Kenji Hisano dps Dep Yuuma Hisamoto dps CLAIRE Takahiro Watanabe (渡辺 孝博) support SABAGOD Ryoma Tsuji (辻 竜馬) support 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 Japan World Cup Rank #10 kenmohororo Kaito Yoshida off tank ta1yo Sean Taiyo Henderson dps Dep Yuuma Hisamoto dps AmeKen Kenji Hisano dps SamuraiD Kazuki Nouno tank SABAGOD Ryoma Tsuji (辻 竜馬) support CLAIRE Takahiro Watanabe (渡辺 孝博) support in the 2018 World Cup Incheon qualifier, they finished fourth, only finding wins in the group stage against Taiwan Taiwan World Cup Rank #0 Kant Kao Wei-Teng off tank BLUE Kao Erh-Fu dps ShaiuLin Lin Keng-Yu dps ATing Chen Shao-Hua tank TenTen Liao Jinghan tank OYO Gao Rui-Zhou support Craz1s Wei Hsiao-chin support and Hong Kong Hong Kong World Cup Rank #17 Moowe Chi-Yeung Yip dps Mikouw Tsz-Kit Wan (溫子杰) dps Yiwind Chan Yuanho tank GZQQ Wong Ka-chung tank Amcrazy Lai Cheuk-pang tank JazZy Bai Zhongzheng (白忠正) support ManGoJai Kin-Long Wong support . Finland Finland World Cup Rank #6 zappis Joonas Alakurtti off tank Taimou Timo Kettunen dps LiNkzr Jiri Masalin dps Davin Tuomo Leppänen dps fragi Joona Laine tank BigGoose Benjamin Isohanni support Shaz Jonas Suovaara support and South Korea South Korea World Cup Rank #1 Fury Kim Jun-ho (김준호) off tank Carpe Lee Jae-hyeok (이재혁) dps Fleta Kim Byung-sun (김병선) dps Fate Koo Pan-seung (구판승) tank JJoNak Bang Sung-hyeon (방성현) support ANAMO Jeong Tae-seong (정태성) support 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 Contenders PAC Rank #11 MELON Shin Jung-Ho (신정호) tank CHLOE Ho Jin An support in the quarterfinals and Xavier Esports Xavier Esports Contenders PAC Rank #7 THK Thanadol Kitautcharanukul dps Patiphan Patiphan Chaiwong dps QueEn Narat Hirunwatit tank Olivier Thanaporn Wattanapholmongkol tank tae Kampanat Thongjaeng support THITIKORN Thitikorn Sisamarng support in the semifinals respectively.

CYCLOPS have not completed their Pacific Contenders season yet, with their finals match against Talon Esports Talon Esports Contenders PAC Rank #2 Gogora Jung Eung-kyo off tank aWeek Myeong Il-Joo (명일주) dps TYG Sim Seokho dps V1llainyo tank haru Kim Kyeongrae support Persia Yang Zion support set to begin on Friday, September 14.

The roster of CYCLOPS athlete gaming CYCLOPS athlete gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #0 kenmohororo Kaito Yoshida off tank AmeKen Kenji Hisano dps Dep Yuuma Hisamoto dps CLAIRE Takahiro Watanabe (渡辺 孝博) support SABAGOD Ryoma Tsuji (辻 竜馬) support is now:

  • Kenji "AmeKen" Hisano (DPS)
  • Yuuma "Dep" Hisamoto (DPS)
  • Sean "ta1yo" Taiyo Henderson (DPS)
  • Kaito "kenmohororo" Yoshida (Flex)
  • Takahiro "CLAIRE" Watanabe (渡辺 孝博) (Support)
  • Ryoma "SABAGOD" Tsuji (辻 竜馬) (Support)