jasonR standing in for OpTic

by Dennis Gonzales Mar 28 2017
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Jason "jasonR" Ruchelski will be OpTic Gaming's latest stand in and will take over as the in-game leader for an indefinite period of time, Tarik "tarik" Celik announced on Tuesday.

OpTic have been in a state of flux since the departure of their former in-game leader Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz who later joined Team Liquid on Feb. 3.

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Meanwhile, former Liquid player Spencer "Hiko" Martin stood in for OpTic from Feb. 6 to March 21, but did not find any success at any of their LAN events. The team finished 9-12th at DreamHack Masters Las Vegas and 11-12th at IEM Season XI World Championship Katowice.

Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir was OpTic's most recent stand in for their game against Rush on March 22 for ESL Pro League Season 5 NA. They won both best-of-ones, 16-5 on Inferno and 16-13 on Overpass.

OpTic will play tonight against Cloud9 at 10:20 p.m. ET and 11:30 p.m. for ESL Pro League Season 5 NA.

Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev Discipline Priest Pharah. You can follow him on Twitter.