Chaos Esports Club part ways with smooya
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Chaos Esports Club has parted ways with AWPer, Owen "smooya" Butterfield due to complications created by the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier in the month, the British player returned to the UK to clear up issues with his Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA). After a series of delays, his interview with the US embassy was eventually postponed indefinitely due to a country-wide lockdown. smooya's inability to return to the US due to the current health situation has cost him his position on the team.
Today we are releasing @smooyacs. The ongoing pandemic has postponed his visa interview indefinitely therefore he is unable to compete with the team in the US— Chaos EC (@ChaosEC) March 30, 2020
Smooya is an exceptional talent, and we appreciate all of the energy he brought to the team
Logan "Voltage" Long was brought in as a stand-in for smooya when he left, and with current developments, he will now replace the AWPer for the time being. smooya joined the organization on January 10 and helped them qualify for Flashpoint 1.
Here's the current Chaos Esports Club roster following smooya's departure:
Joshua "steel" Nissan
Hunter "SicK" Mims
Anthony "vanity" Malaspina
Cameron "cam" Kern
Logan "Voltage" Long
Matthew "mCe" Elmore (Coach)
Chaos Esports Club lost its recent Group C match against MAD Lions in Flashpoint 1 Phase 2. Their next match will be against FunPlusPhoenix in Lower Bracket Round 1.