9z promoted his old academy CS: go ahead Player Nicolás “Buddha” Kramer will fill the position vacated by Martin “Roxy” Molina’s departure earlier this month.
The 19-year-old Argentine will experience his baptism of fire in the near future when he makes his debut against top-tier teams at the IEM Rio Major Americas Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournament in October, which will decide whether 9z . Qualify for the second Valve sponsored event of the year.
Buda will have big shoes to fill, considering rox helped 9z qualify for the PGL Antwerp Major in historic fashion earlier this year. 9z went 0-2 at RMR America and won five straight best-of-three series to earn a spot in the $1 million tournament.
Rocks left the active 9z lineup for personal reasons after the team qualified for the Americas RMR through the second South American Open Qualifier. He joined the Argentine organization in January 2021 and helped them rank 19th in the world in the August 2022 HLTV ranking.
Buda, on the other hand, has been playing on 9z Academy since May 2021 and has an average rating of 1.14 on 23 registered maps. HLTV this year. Until now he has only played in South American events and will have his first international experience at the IEM Rio Major Americas RMR.
In addition to Buddha, 9z will play at RMR America with him, Franco “dgt” García, David “dav1d” Maldonado, Lucas “nqz” Soares and Maximiliano “max” González. Six places in the IEM Rio Major are up for grabs in the competition, which will take place from October 5-9 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Source: Dot Esports