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TSM Valorant signs Brax as 6th player on roster

Published: 31/Mar/2021 18:12 Updated: 31/Mar/2021 20:15

by Calum Patterson

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TSM’s Valorant team have recruited former CSGO player and T1 star Braxton ‘brax’ Pierce as a 6th man for their roster.


  • TSM acquire brax as their 6th member in the roster
  • The team will rotate players, with Brax joining
  • Brax (formerly ‘swag’) was banned from CSGO tournaments after match-fixing scandal

TSM making 6-man roster

Rumors had mounted of TSM potentially dropping Hazed, after the player was spotted not participating in scrims. But now the storied NA org has expanded their Valorant roster by adding brax to mixup the lineup.

Brax would join the squad as the sixth player, rather than directly replacing anyone on the current roster.

Brax was infamously part of the seven CSGO players permanently banned from Valve-sanctioned tournaments after a match-fixing scandal during his time on iBuyPower.


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Brax most recently played for T1 in Valorant, where the team struggled to match expectations despite star talent like Skadoodle and AZK.

Brax’s move to free agency

Both Brax and AZK left T1 in February, and has been teamless before the former joined TSM. Other organizations had also approached him.

TSM meanwhile, have also been struggling to match their lofty expectations, with a disappointing 5-6th finish at VCT Stage 1 Challengers 3, meaning they missed out on the Masters portion of the event.

TSM Valorant roster

  • Braxton ‘brax‘ Pierce
  • Taylor ‘drone‘ Johnson
  • James ‘hazed‘ Cobb
  • Stephen ‘reltuC‘ Cutler
  • Yassine ‘Subroza‘ Taoufik
  • Matthew ‘WARDELL‘ Yu
  • Taylor ‘Tailored‘ Broomall (Coach)