Former OpTic Gaming CS:GO pro Rene ‘cajunb’ Borg has signed with Cloud9, joining their Counter-Strike Global Offensive roster.
Cloud9’s CS:GO team just got stronger after adding former OpTic Gaming and 10-year Counter-Strike veteran cajunb to their roster, following the release of KioShiMa.
“When you join an organization like Cloud9 there will always be a lot of pressure and expectations,” said cajunb according to Cloud9’s blog post. “I will do my best together with my teammates to make sure we succeed and make the fans proud.“
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the newest addition to the #C9CSGO squad, René "@cajunbCS" Borg!
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— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) April 2, 2019
Other accomplishments for cajunb include a championship at DreamHack Open Montreal 2017 and a championship at EPICENTER 2016. He brings a lot to C9’s team and will look to continue his success there.
During his Counter-Strike’s competitive career, cajunb has racked up a number of accolades and accomplishments over the years, with the most recent one being a 2nd-place finish at DreamHack Open Summer 2018.
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The next event Cloud9 has their eyes on for CS:GO is the BLAST Pro Series: Miami 2019 which kicks off on April 12.
Reports indicating cajunb would be joining Cloud9 sprinkled out in the days leading up to the signing as multiple sources indicated he was in talks with them after being dropped by OpTic.
Before being dropped, cajunb was a member of OpTic’s active lineup before being removed amidst two roster changes.
Cloud9 was excited to pick up cajunb after he became available.
“It’s rare to see such an extensive esports career as cajunb has, so we’re really pleased about getting a chance to work with him, said Jack Etienne, Cloud9 CEO and Owner in a blog post. “Welcome to Cloud9, cajunb!”