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Fnatic have introduced that they’ve signed former Gambit Esports Valorant participant Timofey ‘Chronicle’ Khromov.
Fnatic have signed its final player for the 2023 season within the Russian Initiator Chronicle. The participant, together with the remainder of the previous Gambit Esports roster, had attracted lots of curiosity within the offseason because of the group’s excellent 2021 marketing campaign.
Gambit gained the primary worldwide occasion they certified for, VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin, earlier than inserting second at Valorant Champions 2021. In 2022, the group had a dip in type and missed each worldwide occasion.
Chronicle and his group have been additionally impacted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, because the gamers needed to compete beneath the impartial title M3 Champions for a lot of the season.
Fnatic finalize Valorant roster
Fnatic have been on an offseason tour because the group’s run at Valorant Champions 2022 got here to an finish. The group has competed in present matches the world over and just lately performed within the post-season match circuit Superdome.
The squad has proven off its different current signing in Leo ‘Leo’ Jannesson and competed with benched participant James ‘Mistic’ Orfila at these occasions whereas within the means of signing Chronicle.
Leo (second from proper) joined Fnatic earlier within the low season
Fnatic appears to be betting on youth for the upcoming season. Chronicle is the oldest of the group’s current signings at 20 years previous. Each participant on the group moreover the squad’s in-game chief, Jake ‘Boaster’ Howlett, is beneath 21 years previous.
Fnatic are one of many 10 groups within the Riot Video games-partnered league in EMEA and can showcase its full roster in opposition to different partnered competitors on the VCT Kickoff match in February in Brazil. The Valorant offseason will proceed till February so Fnatic nonetheless have time to make additions to the group.
Fnatic Valorant roster
- Jake ‘Boaster’ Howlett
- Leo ‘Leo’ Jannesson
- Timofey ‘Chronicle’ Khromov
- Emir ‘Alfajer’ Beder
- Nikita ‘Derke’ Sirmitev
- Jacob ‘mini’ Harris (coach)