Oscar “mixwell” Cañellas made the announcement in Tuesday’s episode of OpTic’s “Vision” documentary series, which followed the team’s rebuilding process in the current roster shuffle. HS joins mixwell, Aleksi “allu” Jalli, Emil “Magisk” Reif and Adam “friberg” Friberg to complete OpTic’s new European roster.
The young Estonian talent was a member of Penta since Marchand helped the team reach the PGL Krakow Major last month.
OpTic will compete in the North American region of the ESL Pro League. As the home region of a team is defined by the residence of the majority of the roster for the ESL Pro League, normally a fully European roster like OpTic’s would be expected to compete in its appropriate region. In order for the team to keep its license to compete in North America, it is expected to “provide a plan to the league administration by the end of business (Thursday) outlining how they guarantee that the majority of their Pro League matches will be played from North America,” as well as documentation of long-term permission to stay in the country.
If OpTic fails to produce an acceptable plan or documentation to the administration, the team will be disqualified from the season, its results nullified, and any accumulated winnings will be lost and distributed among the other participating teams.