Three Players Leave Execration
Execration looks like it is undergoing a massive roster shuffle with three players leaving the roster according to the Dota 2 Majors Registration page. Carry player Fernando "Nando" Mendoza, offlaner Jayquem "Kimizu" Gumalan, and support player Juan Carlo "BDz" Manalo have left the roster, leaving Execration with just two players. Prior to his removal from the roster on the official Dota 2 Majors Registration page, BDz had already announced that he was no longer a part of Execration and was seeking a new team.
Execration is yet to issue an official statement announcing these roster changes.
Execration parts ways with Nando, Kimizu, and BDz
Nando, Kimizu, and BDz's departure was revealed on the Dota 2's Majors Registration Page on 4th Feb.
Execration's Dota 2 roster currently consists of the following players:
Mark Anthony "Bob" Urbina
Ralph Richard "RR" Peñano
BDz, who had joined Execration back in November 2020, communicated via a tweet on 23rd Jan that he was no longer with the organization. While on the team for 13 months, his major accomplishment was when the team finished third in the second regional league of the Dota Pro Circuit 2021 (DPC 2021) and was invited to the WePlay AniMajor. At the Major, despite not making it past the highly competitive Wild Card stage, Execration put forth some impressive performances which turned heads.
Nando and Kimizu had only joined Execration in November 2021 after The International 10. The team competed in the DPC SEA 2021-22 Tour 1: Division 1 and placed sixth, only narrowly avoiding relegation to Division 2. The team had to survive a tiebreaker to secure their place in Division 1 for the DPC SEA 2021/22 Tour 2: Division I.
Execration will continue to compete with Bob (who joined in July 2020) and RR (who joined in May 2020) for the next season. Kimuel "Kim0" Rodis is also expected to continue his tenure as the team’s coach.
Execration has been invited to compete in Phase 2 of the BTS Pro Series S10 and will only be seen in action from 14th Feb. The team will also participate in the MESA League S1, which begins on 9th Feb.
While the team has not made any announcements on its roster revamp yet, its lineup for the upcoming BTS Pro Series S10 consists of Joshua "Samael" Dela Serna, Marvin "Marb" Yap, John "Edrian" Sandigan, in addition to Bob and RR.
You can follow our Dota roster change tracker in the leadup to Tour 2 to keep up with the confirmed changes in SEA and other regions.
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