Former Counter-Strike major title holder, Tyler “Skadoodle” Latham, was picked by T1 Esports to complete the starting line up for their first Valorant team. Skadoodle will join some North America team like Braxton “Brax” Pierce, Victor “food” Wong, Austin “cashies” Roberts and Keven “AZK” Lariviere on T1.
TRIO OF AZK, BRAX and SKA
Ska (a.k.a Skadoodle) re-joined the former Counter-Strike teammates Braz and AZK, in between 2013 to 2015 this trio played for Team iBUYPOWER. In this time period, they got recognition and made their names in the gaming world as the fastest rising team in North America region. In August 2015 some allegation was made against them regarding the involvement in a fixed match. In that year they also lost a tournament.
Beyond excited to compete again, I’m very thankful for the opportunity and to pursue my passion once again makes me incredibly happy. 🥂 https://t.co/t4BKtTpLAf— Tyler Latham (@Ska) June 3, 2020
From competitive Counter-Strike AZK and Brax are banned by Valve, indefinitely but Skadoodle declined to share any profit from the incident so he was not punished. After that Skadoodle join Cloud 9’s roster of Counter-Strike and this team, later on, went win a major championship at the ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018.
T1 Esports first signed two players, Brax and AZK for their Valorant roster. During the beta period, Brax, AZK & Ska trio participated in many online tournaments and also managed to win multiple titles.
According to the announcement of T1 in North America an academy team will be there under the starting line-up and also another professional team would complete Valorant tournaments in the South Korean region.