Credit: Helena Kristiansson ESL
Encore Esports Club, formerly known as LookingForOrg, has announced that Aaron “AZR” Ward and Sean "Gratisfaction" Kaiwai will be standing in for the Aussies at the Oceanic RMR for the Rio Major.
The profiled duo is therefore set to return to the pro scene after not having played a single official match since October last year.
AZR and Gratisfaction have gathered a lot of tier-1 experience so far in their career with the two having represented teams like Renegades, 100 Thieves, and most recently EXTREMUM. At the latter, they were released from their duties back in October together with Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand, Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad and Jay "Liazz" Tregillgas after failing to qualify for the PGL Major in Stockholm.
The roster eventually decided to split up with AZR and Gratisfaction being the only players to not have found a new team.
Encore Esports Club will field the following players at the upcoming Oceanic RMR:
Euan "sterling" Moore
Jamas "SaVage" Savage
Jared "HaZR" O'Bree
Mike "apoc" Aliferis
Aaron “AZR” Ward (stand-in)
Sean "Gratisfaction" Kaiwai (stand-in)