smooya joins fellow British citizen steel on Chaos
A week after benching Gage "Infinite" Green, Chaos have brought their lineup back up to full strength, signing former British BIG player Owen "smooya" Butterfield.
The British AWPer comes to Chaos have being released from BIG on January 1st after spending nearly 21 months with the German organization, notably helping the team to a second-place finish at ESL One Cologne 2018.
This move to North America will not be his first foray in the region, as after being benched from the BIG starting roster in February 2019, he was loaned to Renegades in place of Sean "Gratisfaction" Kaiwai during ESL Pro Season 9. It was during this time that the player expressed his desire to join a North American team before eventually rejoining the German lineup.
As a result, Chaos' lineup is now:
- Cameron "cam" Kern
- Joshua "steel" Nissan
- Ben "ben1337" Smith
- Maxim "wippie" Shepelev
- Owen "smooya" Butterfield
- Alan "Shakezullah" Hardeman (Coach)
- Gage "Infinite" Green (Inactive)
smooya will be making his debut with Chaos tonight in the qualifier for DreamHack Open Leipzig, which is set to begin at 9PM EST.
Join us in welcoming Owen “smooya” Butterfield to the Chaos EC CS:GO Team.— Chaos EC @ #DHDL13 🇩🇪 (@ChaosEC) January 10, 2020
Our complete roster:
🇬🇧Owen “smooya” Butterfield
🇺🇸Cam “cam” Kern
🇺🇸Ben “ben1337” Smith
🇨🇦Joshua “steel” Nissan
🇷🇺Maxim “wippie” Shepelev
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