The announcement comes just 48 hours after Cloud9 returned from BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen, the first event where Yassine “Subroza” Taoufik was tried out. The North American team finished in last place after picking up just one point in the round-robin stage in a draw with Natus Vincere.
Cloud9, who are currently No.36 in the rankings, do not have any tournaments planned until the end of the year. Their withdrawal leaves the event with just one confirmed US representative, The Quest, who came through the North American qualifier.
DreamHack Open Atlanta will take place from November 15-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center, with $100,000 on offer. With a replacement still to be announced, the team list for the event currently looks as follows: