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Dota 2 Giga Chad SabeRLight parts ways with TSM while pub star Kasane takes his place cover image

Dota 2 Giga Chad SabeRLight parts ways with TSM while pub star Kasane takes his place


TSM, the fan favorite team has had their first roster shuffle with the offlaner SabeRLight leaving. Join us as we find out his replacement!

One of North America's finest Dota 2 teams in TSM had its first roster shuffle with Jonáš "SabeRLight-" Volek. Before they were signed by the esteemed organization, the former team Undying became a fan favorite of Dota 2 fans. And as per the season of roster changes, TSM is no exception. For First time in the team's history in Dota, offlaner SabeRLight leaves the organization for the Russian pub star Kasane.

The Gigachad SabeRLight's departure from TSM

SabeRLight has made quite a name for himself while on the TSM squad. He's become a community figurehead as a "Giga Chad." With tons of memes, big plays and even bigger trash talk--all in harmless fun. Although we don't know where SabeRLight is heading as rumors are constantly circulating regarding roster shuffles. The current, most popular theory is that he'll be joining the ex-EG, Alameda 2018, as the only player they are missing is an offlaner.

Some new blood for TSM

Replacing one of TSM's most prominent players like SabeRLight is quite a feat. However, it seems TSM has found their man. Enter Ilyas "Kasane" Gainullin. A 19-year-old Russian player who's a rising pub star. Currently ranked 26th in all of the European regions, he's quite a prodigy in the offlane. Unfortunately, there is not much information about him outside of his Liquipedia profile. All we know for sure is that he's mainly played in tier three and four tournaments with moderate success. We'll just have to tune in to the DPC season to find out how he'll fare.
We don't know the reason for SabeRLight's departure from TSM. At the moment, there does not seem to be any kind of bad blood nor conflict regarding the shuffle. However, the announcement is recent and that could change.
Regardless, stay tuned to to keep updated on all the Dota 2 news and roster shuffles.
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Noah Pather
Noah Pather
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Noah is a senior psychology student at the University of Ottawa, studying to become an athletic therapist. After watching Valve's Free to Play documentary in 2014, he got hooked on Dota 2 and hasn't looked back since. When he's not crushing mid-lane on Puck he is racing through King's Canyon as Octane. Self-proclaimed trilingual expert. Firmly believes V for Vendetta is the best film of all time.