Quincy Crew is transferring again to a formulation that a few of its members suppose is perhaps extra viable within the present Dota Professional Circuit format, bringing again two former gamers and signing a brand new captain out of Europe.
Rodrigo “LESLÃO” Santos, previously often called Lelis, and MSS are each returning to the staff after beforehand leaving after The Worldwide 2021. As well as, Fata is making the bounce over from Western Europe to compete in North America once more.
This completes QC’s roster for the third and ultimate Tour of the DPC season, following their determination to kick ponlo, MiLAN, and KheZu in hopes to higher content material with Evil Geniuses and TSM for a spot on the Arlington Main in August and TI11 in October.
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Each LESLÃO and MSS performed for QC in the course of the 2021 DPC season, and the vast majority of 2020, serving to the staff instantly qualify for a spot at TI10. Nonetheless, after the staff completed in a tie for ninth, everybody however Quinn and YawaR left or have been faraway from the staff forward of a rebuild.
LESLÃO would go on to have a brief stint with Alliance earlier than inevitably being dropped after the 2022 DPC’s Winter Tour. And, whereas MSS remained a free agent after leaving QC, he did stand in for the staff briefly as a consequence of ponlo coping with visa points in the course of the Spring Tour.
As for Fata, he was kicked from Tundra Esports forward of the Spring Tour after serving to discovered the staff and constructing it up into one of many high European rosters. Now he returns to NA for the primary time since his ultimate stint with Clound9 in 2017.
With its earlier roster, QC completed first in NA’s Division I regional league for the Winter Tour, although fell to each EG and TSM within the Regional Last. Additionally they didn’t qualify for the Stockholm Main after shedding a threeway tiebreaker with their regional rivals, ending third within the Spring Tour and prompting them to make these strikes.
Heading into the Summer time Tour, TSM will nonetheless be the heavy favourite out of NA, having simply completed second on the Stockholm Main, however with EG additionally making some modifications, QC is prone to be combating for that second Main ticket as soon as once more.