Online qualifiers for CWL Global Pro League will be starting very soon. All teams that will participate in those qualifiers are looking for the ways to improve their squads before the onset of the competition. One of those teams is Team Vitality and those who follow Call of Duty eSports scene know that Team Vitality has not been long present in this contest.
The main reason for that is the fact that Team Vitality was launched just a couple of months ago. At that time, they were preparing to participate at CWL Birmingham that featured a $50,000 prize pool. Members of the team were Adam ‘Defrag’ Matthews, Wailers ‘Wailers’ Locart, Deleo ‘Zerg’ Devitt, and Shane ‘Shane’ McKerral.
Initial Team Vitality Changes
Team Vitality did not perform as it was expected at CWL Birmingham where they managed to finish the tournament in the 9th/12th place. Because of that, team’s managers decided to change some things around after only one tournament. As the CWL 2K event was getting closer, Team Vitality had to operate quickly. Right before the event, the team announced that Deleo ‘Zerg’ Devitt has left the team and that Connor ‘Weeman’ Chilton will be coming in as his replacement.
However, that did not help Team Vitality a lot as they struggled to perform well even at the CWL 2K event. This tournament did not feature six of the best Call of Duty teams competing in the Global Pro League. At the end of that tournament, Team Vitality was able to reach the 5th/8th place, and that was once again disappointing for the team and the fans.
After that 2K tournament, Team Vitality has not announced any changes in the team, which led many fans to conclude they might be sticking with their current lineup. However, that changed today. One of the Team Vitality’s players, Wailers ‘Wailers’ Locart confirmed in an interview that Adam ‘Defrag’ Matthews has left Vitality.
This came as a surprise as there were no indications that Team Vitality might be making another change in their roster anytime soon. Besides confirming that Defrag has left the team, Wailers also confirmed the name of the player who will be filling his spot. That player is Brian ‘Braaain’ Fairlamb. Braaain is a very experienced player, and his experience might bring changes that Team Vitality needed so badly in the most recent period.
Brian ‘Braaain’ Fairlamb has been professionally active in the Call of Duty scene since the time of Black Ops 3 when he was a member of HyperGames that competed in the European CWL Pro Division. On several occasions during his career, he played together with Shane and Weeman, so it will not be a problem for him to connect with other players.
However, Braaain has been struggling with his performances lately, and that might be the biggest problem for Team Vitality. Just a couple of days ago, Braaain competed with the former iGame roster at the 2K tournament in which they finished in the 2nd place. After this, he was dropped from the team presumably because of bad performances.