Despite previously announcing his temporary retirement from the competitive scene, se Ludwig ‘zai’ Wåhlberg has stated that he will be playing for us Evil Geniuses as their offical substitute for the upcoming major tournaments. Whilst it is not known how many tournaments Zai will be substituting for, he has cited his wish to attend university as a reason for his temporary withdrawal from the competitive scene.

Zai’s return follows his ex-eu Team Secret teammate ca Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev’s transfer to us Evil Geniuses, completing a reunion of the former Evil Genuises lineup. Zai’s announcement to retire temporarily after Secret’s underwhelming placement at The International 2015. Their results led to an alleged dispute between team members ca Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev and de Kuro S. ‘KuroKy’ Takhasomi and subsequently caused the team to disband.

With the addition of Zai, EG is expected to play in the upcoming major with the following lineup of: Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev Sumail ‘SumaiL’ Syed Hassan Saahil ‘Universe’ Arora Clinton ‘Fear’ Loomis Peter ‘ppd’ Dager Ludwig ‘zai’ Wåhlberg (Substitute)