Cloud9 sign Chu and JamezIRL as the coaches of their VALORANT team | VALORANT NEWS

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Chu used to coach in Overwatch, with notable teams, EnVision eSports and Team Envy, playing an integral part in Envy’s Overwatch Contenders seasons, helping them grow from a top eight team in 2018, into winning Season 1 and 2 of Overwatch Contenders 2019: North America West. The Brit is most known for his abilities in player development and helping to launch his teams up a few placements within months.

Coming from Counter-Strike, JamezIRL joins Cloud9’s VALORANT division after already being signed with the organization for over a year. This isn’t his first time in Cloud9 though, as he worked closely with them as an analyst throughout a near two year period, starting from 2015. His most notable achievements were all under Ghost Gaming, where his squad with Matthew “Wardell” Yu, Yassine “Subroza” Taoufik, and Joshua “steel

With many of Cloud9’s rivals, such as TSM


With the coaching additions, Cloud9 is now:

Tyson “TenZ” Ngo
Mitch “mitch” Semago
Josh “shinobi” Abastado
Skyler “Relyks” Weaver
Daniel “vice” Kim

Ash “Chu” Long (Head Coach)
James “JamezIRL” Macauley (Strategic Coach)