Newbee continue to play musical chairs with their players and to try out new ones.
Last week Newbee achieved their best result so far in the season by placing fourth at MDL Macau 2019. However, their main team line-up is far from being finalized as today it was revealed that Zeng “Faith” Hongda was transferred to Mr Game Boy, the organization’s subsidiary Dota 2 team. The young offlaner, Wen “awen” Lipeng who played with the main team in Macau, has also returned to the second team.
Mr Game Boy stated today, February 27, their run in the ESL One Mumbai Chinese qualifiers with two TI2 winners reunited. Faith and Luo “Ferrari_430” Feichi who back in 2012 lifted the Aegis of Champions above their heads playing under the Invictus Gaming banner, are now playing together once again.
In the meantime, at the main team, Newbee are trying out Li “iceice” Peng, TI6 winner with Wings Gaming. Although not mentioned in their official announcement from today, he has already played his first official match with Newbee, in the online JJB Spring Cup. Iceice claimed the Aegis from a support position, back in 2016, and through the entire 2018 he was the captain of Sun Gaming, from the same support role, but at the Newbee main team he seems to be trying the offlane position. The team’s coach, who is also a TI winner, with Newbee, in 2014, Wang “Banana” Jiao played today with his team in the JJB Spring Cup.
For now, the two Newbee rosters are as follows:
Newbee from position 1 to 5:
- Xu “Moogy” Han
- Song “Sccc” Chun
- Li “
- Yan “Waixi” Chao
- Wang “Banana” Jiao
Mr Game Boy from position 1 to 5:
- Tan “
- Luo “Ferrari_430” Feichi
- Wen “awen” Lipeng
- Tang “CatYou” Xiaolei
- Zeng “Faith” Hongda