The South East Asian organization TNC announced that they in order to comply with the new ownership rules for the next Dota Pro Circuit they will be parting ways with their secondary squad, TNC Tigers.
Formed just a few months ago, ahead of the TI8 qualifiers, the Tigers squad will be playing in the new season under the Static Dream organization but will keep the team name.
As of today, TNC Tigers will set down the TNC banner and will be under a new organization — Static Dream, while keeping the Tigers name. Tigers want to thank the TNC organization for the supports given in the past few months.
A full roster and more details will be announced soon pic.twitter.com/5p00XkOmoi
— Tigers (@tigers_dota) September 6, 2018
Earlier today they also announced to have completed their roster with a bit of a surprising addition.
David “MoonMeander” Tan, most recently playing for compLexity gaming will now join forces with the TNC TI7 captain and TI8 coach Sivatheeban “1437” Sivanathapillai. From the initial Tigers roster that fought through the open brackets of TI8 SEA qualifiers to reach the closed qualifiers grand finals, only three players remain for the next season. MoonMeander comes to replace Lee “kYxY” Kong in the offlane, while the carry position will be now taken by the former Clutch Gamers player Lai ” Ahjit ” Jay Son.
– Lai ” Ahjit ” Jay Son
– Muhammad “inYourdreaM” Rizky
– David “MoonMeander” Tan
– Kenny “Xepher” Deo
– Sivatheeban “1437” Sivanathapillai
We are proud to announce our lineup going into the new season of the Dota Pro Circuit. Please continue to support us and our players.
Jay Son 'Ahjit' Lai
Muhammad Rizky 'InYourDream' Anugrah
David 'Moonmeander' Tan
Kenny 'Xepher' Deo
Theeban '1437' Siva pic.twitter.com/rzfphQqhkN
— Tigers (@tigers_dota) September 8, 2018
The five Tigers will enter the qualifiers for The Kuala Lumpur Major playing from South East Asia. The KL Major qualifiers are set to kick off on the 10th of September with the open rounds, followed by the closed regionals starting on the 16th of September. As of yet, there have been no teams announced to have been directly invited to any of the six regional competitions.