In wake of the departure of Tyler " Skadoodle " Latham's departure from T1's active roster, the North American team will be fielding Daniel " eeiu " Vucenovic for the event. The Canadian player will be temporarily moved up from T1's sister team T1 Academy T1 Academy Inactive , which was formed shortly following the announcement of the primary T1 roster.
T1's roster for Pop Flash will be:
- Braxton "brax" Pierce
- Keven "AZK" Larivière
- Austin "crashies" Roberts
- Victor "food" Wong
- Daniel "eeiu" Vucenovic (Stand-in)
- Daniel "fRoD" Montaner (Coach)
Since being officially signed by Dignitas, the formerly-Homeless roster has been without a permanent fifth after parting ways with Leonardo " Laski " Arroyo last week in pursuit of a permanent Jett Operator player.
Confirming previous reports, the organization has announced the team will be trialing Ryan " shanks " Ngo for Pop Flash alongside upcoming events. With Dignitas, the former CS:GO player will make his second Ignition Series appearance, after previously qualifying for the PAX Arena Invitational with Team Underrated Team Underrated Inactive .
Dignitas' roster for Pop Flash will be:
- Rory "dephh" Jackson
- Kevin "POISED" Ngo
- Harrison "psalm" Chang
- Phat "supamen" Le
- Ryan "Shanks" Ngo (Trial)
Both teams will play their opening matches tomorrow in separate groups. Dignitas will play the first series of the event against the monolithic Team SoloMid at 9 AM PDT, with T1 taking on Immortals in the afternoon at 5 PM PDT.