Cloud9 announced on July 12th that tarik was leaving the organization, sending him off with a touching tribute video which of course highlighted the team's Major success in early
Tarik Explains His Move to MiBR and Sends Touching Farewell Message to Cloud9 and Fans
Cloud9 are now left in a tough spot with the tournament coming up on July 21st, and will likely resort to bringing back in currently inactive player Pujan "FNS" Mehta. Tim, Tyler, Soham and Will are people that are much more than teammates to me, and I only wish them the best of luck moving forward. Rumors began to spread of tarik's potential move away from Cloud9 following their disappointing finish at ESL One Cologne, which coincided with another poor performance from MiBR at the same event. GO update brings more changes to competitive matchmaking pool - January 31 patch notes. It won't be an easy road, nor do I think we will become the best team overnight, however I'm willing to bet that we will make it work one way or another. The strategy mode sounds pretty cool too!