Cloud9 Academy

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Cloud9 Academy
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Team Information
Org Location
United States
Region
NA
North America
Head CoachJonathan "Westrice" Nguyen
PartnerTwitch
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HyperX
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History
Created2017-12-18
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Current Roster
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Cloud9 Academy (C9A) is a North American team, academy team of Cloud9.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • April 8,
    Wiggily leaves.[2]
  • June 1, blaberfish2 renames to Blaber.
    Blaber moves to starting roster.[3]
    Blaber's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2020.[4]
  • June 13,
    Jensen,
    Sneaky, and
    Smoothie join from main roster.
    [5]
  • June (approx.), Tiffany Chiu (Team Manager) joins.
  • June 22, Vincent Lewis (Assistant Manager) joins.[6]
  • June 28,
    Jensen leaves for main roster.
  • July 12,
    Sneaky and
    Zeyzal leave for main roster.
  • July 19,
    Svenskeren joins from main roster.
  • July 24,
    Feng joins.

    Smoothie leaves.[7][8]
  • July 25,
    Feng's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2020.[9]
  • August (approx.), Gaylen (LoL General Manager to Senior General Manager) changes position.
  • August 19, Danan (General Manager) leaves.[10]
  • October 15, Jonathon (Team Manager) leaves.[11]
  • November 25,
    Feng leaves.[12]
  • November 26,
    Diamond joins.
    [13]
    Diamond's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2020.[14]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Dates:Approx|Exact
PlayerNameRoleContract EndsJoined
NA

DarshanDarshan Upadhyaya
Top Laner
2023-11-21
Dec 20202020-12-03
OCE

ShernfireShern Cherng Tai
Jungler
2023-11-21
Nov 20202020-11-21
NA

CopyJouhan Pathmanathan
Mid Laner
2023-11-21
Nov 20202020-11-22
OCE

K1ngCalvin Truong
Bot Laner
2023-11-21
Dec 20192019-12-02
OCE

IslesJonah Rosario
Support
2023-11-21
Nov 20202020-11-21
Note: Teams are free to switch players between their LCS and Academy League rosters as long as their roster for each game complies with the rules outlined in this article. Therefore, more players are eligible to start than are listed on this page - we will only list those that do play.

Former[edit]

Players are shown for the entire duration of their tenure on the team, with the role and substitute/trainee status they had upon their departure.

Dates:Approx|Exact
PlayerNameRoleJoinedLeftNext Team
NA

TomoFrank Lam
Bot Laner
May 20202020-05-10Nov 20202020-11-27FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A
NA

FakeGodAaron Lee
Top Laner
Nov 20202020-11-21Nov 20202020-11-22Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG
NA

PalafoxCristian Palafox
Mid Laner
Nov 20192019-11-20Nov 20202020-11-16FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
NA

DiamondDavid Bérubé
Support
Nov 20182018-11-26Nov 20202020-11-16FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
OCE

FudgeIbrahim Allami
Top Laner
Dec 20192019-12-13Oct 20202020-10-30Cloud9logo std.pngC9
NA

InoriRami Charagh (رامی چاراغ)
Jungler
Jan 20202020-01-07Oct 20202020-10-27None
NA

DragonminkimKim Yong-min (김용민)
Jungler
Dec 20192019-12-02Dec 20192019-12-27Full Spectrumlogo std.pngFS
BR

JukesFlávio Fernandes
Sub/Top
May 20192019-05-28Dec 20192019-12-17Painlogo std.pngPNG
NA

NiteYujie Wu
Top Laner
Nov 20192019-11-27Dec 20192019-12-11Full Spectrumlogo std.pngFS
NA

DeftlyMatthew Chen
Bot Laner
Jul 20192019-07-17Dec 20192019-12-03Eglogo std.pngEG.A
NA

BlaberRobert Huang
Jungler
Jun 20182018-06-01Nov 20192019-11-29Cloud9logo std.pngC9
NA

KumoColin Zhao
Top Laner
Dec 20172017-12-18Nov 20192019-11-20Eglogo std.pngEG
NA

GoldenglueGreyson Gregory Gilmer
Mid Laner
Dec 20172017-12-18Nov 20192019-11-20Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGG
EU

SvenskerenDennis Johnsen
Jungler
Jul 20182018-07-19Nov 20192019-11-19Eglogo std.pngEG
NA

KeithYuri Jew
Bot Laner
Dec 20172017-12-18Jul 20192019-07-17Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGG
NA

FengWang Xiao-Feng (王晓峰)
Support
Jul 20182018-07-24Nov 20182018-11-25ANEW Esportslogo std.pngANW
NA

SmoothieAndy Ta
Support
Jun 20182018-06-13Jul 20182018-07-24Echo Foxlogo std.pngFOX
NA

SneakyZachary Scuderi
Bot Laner
Jun 20182018-06-13Jul 20182018-07-12Cloud9logo std.pngC9
NA

ZeyzalTristan Stidam
Support
Dec 20172017-12-18Jul 20182018-07-12Eglogo std.pngEG
EU

JensenNicolaj Jensen
Mid Laner
Jun 20182018-06-13Jun 20182018-06-28Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
NA

BlaberRobert Huang
Sub/Jun
Dec 20172017-12-18Jun 20182018-06-01Cloud9logo std.pngC9.A
NA

WiggilyRaymond Griffin
Jungler
Dec 20172017-12-18Apr 20182018-04-08Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG.A

Player League Participation[edit]

Playoff games are NOT included, but regular-season tiebreaker games ARE.

NA Academy

Player2018201920202021Games
SpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpring
KeithCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png
Golden Guardianslogo std.png
Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.png99
KumoCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngEglogo std.pngEglogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png76
GoldenglueCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png66
GriffinCloud9logo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png44
BlaberCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png42
ZeyzalCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png22
SvenskerenCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngEglogo std.png14
SmoothieCloud9logo std.png9
SneakyCloud9logo std.png7
FengCloud9logo std.png6
JensenCloud9logo std.png4
DiamondCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png74
DeftlyCloud9logo std.png
Golden Guardianslogo std.png
Eglogo std.pngEglogo std.png51
JukesCloud9logo std.png12
LicoriceCloud9logo std.png1
PalafoxOpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaminglogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png108
FudgeCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png36
InoriCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png36
K1ngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.png24
TomoCloud9logo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png25
DarshanCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardianslogo std.pngCloud9logo std.png66
ShernfireTeam Liquidlogo std.pngCloud9logo std.png18
CopyCloud9logo std.png9
IslesCloud9logo std.png6

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

Note: A complete staff list can be found on the main team's page.
C ID Name Position
Jack Jack Etienne Founder & CEO
paulliek Paullie Etienne Co-Founder & COO
Gaylen Gaylen Malone Senior General Manager
Tran Jonathan Tran LoL General Manager
Krissi Krissi Waters Team Manager
Westrice Jonathan Nguyen 80Head Coach

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team
Reignover Kim Yeu-jin (김의진) 80Head Coach Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
RapidStar Jung Min-sung (정민성) 80Assistant Coach None
Tifa Tiffany Chiu Team Manager Cloud9logo std.pngCS:GO & Rocket League
Vincent Vincent Lewis Team Manager Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
Jonathon Jonathon McDaniel Team Manager Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardians
Danan Danan Flander General Manager (Org) Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGolden Guardians

Tournaments[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Cloud9 Academy Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2021-02-171 NA Academy 2021 Spring
7 - 2Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Darshan,  Shernfire,  Copy,  K1ng,  Isles,  Westrice
2020-08-281$10,000$ 10,000$10,000 NA Academy 2020 Summer Playoffs
3 : 1TSMlogo std.pngTSM.A
 Fudge,  Inori,  Palafox,  Tomo,  Diamond,  Reignover
2020-08-071 NA Academy 2020 Summer
13 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Fudge,  Inori,  Palafox,  Tomo,  Diamond,  Reignover
2020-04-171$10,000$ 10,000$10,000 NA Academy 2020 Spring Playoffs
3 : 0Eglogo std.pngEG.A
 Fudge,  Inori,  Palafox,  K1ng,  Diamond,  Reignover
2020-03-271 NA Academy 2020 Spring
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Fudge,  Inori,  Palafox,  K1ng,  Diamond,  Reignover
2019-08-093 - 4$4,000$ 4,000$4,000 NA Academy 2019 Summer Playoffs
1 : 3100 Thieveslogo std.png100.A
 Kumo,  Blaber,  Goldenglue,  Deftly,  Diamond,  Westrice
2019-07-281 NA Academy 2019 Summer
15 - 3Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Jukes,  Kumo,  Licorice,  Blaber,  Svenskeren,  Goldenglue,  Keith,  Deftly,  Diamond,  Westrice
2019-04-062$7,000$ 7,000$7,000 NA Academy 2019 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3TSMlogo std.pngTSM.A
 Kumo,  Blaber,  Goldenglue,  Keith,  Diamond,  Westrice
2019-03-151 NA Academy 2019 Spring
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Kumo,  Blaber,  Goldenglue,  Keith,  Diamond,  Westrice
2018-08-311$10,000$ 10,000$10,000 NA Academy 2018 Summer Playoffs
3 : 1Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG.A
 Shiro,  Svenskeren,  Goldenglue,  Keith,  Feng,  Westrice
Total Prize:USD 41,000

Media[edit]

  • 2019

Images[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Cloud9 LCS and Academy Roster youtube.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wiggily's Tweet twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2018-05-31; after change - NA - 2018-06-01
  4. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2018-06-01
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Cloud9 LoL LCS Roster Update | Summer 2018 youtube.com
  6. Vincent's Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Echo Fox's Tweet twitter.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Thank You, Smoothie cloud9.gg
  9. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2018-07-25
  10. Danan's Tweet twitter.com
  11. Jonathon's Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 Feng's Tweet twitter.com
  13. 13.0 13.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  14. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2018-11-26
  15. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-01-02; after change - NA - 2019-01-03
  16. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-01-05
  17. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-02-27
  18. 18.0 18.1 Cloud9 Update | Jukes youtube.com
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Golden Guardians' Tweet twitter.com
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  21. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-07-17
  22. 22.0 22.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  23. 23.0 23.1 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  25. 25.0 25.1 Golden Guardians' Tweet twitter.com
  26. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-11-22
  27. 27.0 27.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-11-26; after change - NA - 2019-11-27
  28. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-11-27
  29. 29.0 29.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  30. Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  31. Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  32. Westrice's Tweet twitter.com
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-12-01; after change - NA - 2019-12-02
  34. 34.0 34.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  35. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-03
  36. 36.0 36.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-12-10; after change - NA - 2019-12-11
  37. 37.0 37.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-12-12; after change - NA - 2019-12-13
  38. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-13
  39. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-16
  40. 40.0 40.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  41. 41.0 41.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-12-26; after change - NA - 2019-12-27
  42. Noukky's Tweet twitter.com
  43. 43.0 43.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-12-31; after change - NA - 2020-01-01
  44. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2020-01-01
  45. Jonathan's Tweet twitter.com
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 Introducing the 2020 Cloud9 LCS Academy Roster cloud9.gg
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  48. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2020-01-07
  49. 49.0 49.1 Tifa's Tweet twitter.com
  50. 50.0 50.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  51. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-05-09; after change - NA - 2020-05-10
  52. K1ng's TwitLonger twitlonger.com
  53. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-10-12; after change - NA - 2020-10-13
  54. 54.0 54.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  55. 55.0 55.1 THANK YOU, RAPIDSTAR | CLOUD9 cloud9.gg
  56. 56.0 56.1 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-10-18; after change - NA - 2020-10-19
  57. 57.0 57.1 Inori's Tweet twitter.com
  58. 58.0 58.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  59. 59.0 59.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  60. 60.0 60.1 60.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  61. 61.0 61.1 61.2 61.3 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-11-20; after change - NA - 2020-11-21
  62. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-11-20; after change - NA - 2020-11-21
  63. 63.0 63.1 63.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-11-21; after change - NA - 2020-11-22
  64. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-11-21; after change - NA - 2020-11-22
  65. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-11-22; after change - NA - 2020-11-23
  66. 66.0 66.1 FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  67. 67.0 67.1 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  68. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-12-03; after change - NA - 2020-12-04