Shopify Rebellion GC Shopify Rebellion GC Inactive have released their roster after missing out on the Game Changers 2023 Championship: São Paulo. The organization expressed its intent to remain in the Game Changers scene as have a few of its former players.
SR GC's roster rose to great heights in 2022, where – starting as second fiddle to Cloud9 White Cloud9 White Inactive – they turned heads after eliminating C9W from Game Changers 2022 Championship: Berlin on their advancement through the lower bracket.
After exacting revenge on Team Liquid Brazil Team Liquid Brazil Brazil Rank #13 in a quick, two-map series, SR GC met G2 Gozen G2 Gozen Europe Rank #3 in the grand final of their biggest tournament of the year. Although they managed to secure a comfortable 2-0 lead against their opponents, they were unable to close out the series and were sent home with a second-place finish after a heartbreaking reverse-sweep from G2.
Heading into 2023, the team once again struggled to break past second place in the first two series, but had accumulated enough circuit points to qualify for São Paulo should the ideal series of events – Version1 Version1 Inactive taking home first place in the main event while SR GC placed high – played out.
Unfortunately, the team's dreams of attending Brazil were shattered after they fell to Evil Geniuses GC Evil Geniuses GC North America Rank #6 , who would then go on to upset Version1 in the grand final to steal away North America's final ticket to São Paulo, effectively ending SR GC's year.