theScore esports Daily (Nov. 27): Pajkatt joins OG, Huni joins Clutch Gaming

by Dimitri Pascaluta Nov 27
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Pajkatt joins OG

Per Anders Olsson "Pajkatt" Lille has joined the ranks of OG, the organization announced on Tuesday.

The Swedish carry player's arrival comes in the roster's recent loss of Anathan "ana" Pham, who played a pivotal role in OG's victorious run at The International 2018.

The team has not played a professional match since their miraculous performance at Dota 2's be-all and end-all tournament. After having sat out this month's Kuala Lumpur Major, the first of the 2018-19 Dota Pro Circuit, OG announced that they will be unveiling their modified roster at the European Qualifier for the upcoming Major in Chongqing.

MLG co-founder launches esports advisory firm

Major League Gaming founder Mike Sepso and former NBA executive Bobby Sharma have announced the creation of a new global esports advisory firm, Electronic Sports Group (ESG).

The two have also partnered with former HBO sports president, Ken Hershman. According to GamesIndustry, the firm has also established a relationship with data analytics company Nielsen Holdings as a way of gathering crucial market intelligence.

Clutch Gaming welcomes Huni

Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon has joined Clutch Gaming's League of Legends roster, the organization announced on Tuesday.

Huni first entered the NA LCS in 2016 before leaving North America in 2017 to join SK Telecom T1. During his time on SKT, Huni won the LCK 2017 Spring Split, Mid-Season Invitational, and made it to the finals of the World Championship. In 2018, Huni returned to the NA LCS, becoming Echo Fox’s top laner for the season.

Clutch also announced that Tanner "Damonte" Damonte is slated to take over as Clutch's new midlaner following the departure of Fabian "Febiven" Diepstraten's early last week.

Viper makes the jump from TLA to FlyQuest

Omran "V1per" Shoura has graduated from Team Liquid Academy to FlyQuest, the former organization announced on Tuesday.

V1per will be taking over as FlyQuest's new toplaner.

Dimitri Pascaluta is a content creator for theScore esports. You can follow him on Twitter.