Already invited for the Kuala Lumpur Major qualifiers, the four former VGJ. Storm players and their manager Jack “KBBQ” Chen will kick off the new Dota Pro Circuit season under a new team tag.
Forward Gaming is a new esports organization, as their Twitter announcement says, based in New York. There is no other info except that they signed the TI8 top eight players of VGJ.Storm and that they created social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Apart from Jingjun “Sneyking” Wu, who will be starting the season at compLexity Gaming, and the former VGJ.Storm coach Aaron “Clairvoyance” Kim, who moved to SEA to coach the new Mineski lineup, the rest of the ex-VGJ.Storm members will continue to represent the North American flag. They’ve been joined in the offlane by Saahil “UNiVeRsE” Arora and they welcomed aboard Kurtis “Aui_2000” Ling in the coach position.
Forward Gaming roster from position 1 to 5:
– Roman “Resolut1on” Fominok
– Yawar “YawaR” Hassan
– Saahil “UNiVeRsE” Arora
– Arif “MSS” Anwar
– Avery “SVG” Silverman
– Kurtis “Aui_2000” Ling (Coach)
Forward Gaming will make their debut Wednesday, September 19, in the NA closed regional qualifiers for the Kuala Lumpur Major.