Renegades Renegades Inactive have officially signed Alex " RetrQ " Kadan as the fifth member of their Valorant squad, following the release of James " Nurfed " McFadden the month prior. In addition, the player joins Renegades alongside former CS:GO Coach Justin " coachJ " Anzalone.
RetrQ has previously played among a variety of unsigned North American teams, including Team Underrated Team Underrated Inactive . After his un-sponsored squad fell into inactivity, he temporarily joined Renegades as a stand-in for the Pittsburgh Knights Invitational, filling in for Nurfed, who had been released prior. During the Invitational, Renegades were able to pull off an upset on T1 T1 Korea Rank #3 to make it out of groups, before falling in Lower Round 1 to Cloud9.
The roster move comes ahead of the Pulse Series, where Renegades are favored to make a deep run in the tournament, as one of the few sponsored teams competing in the event.