Rahul “Curry” Nemani is the fifth piece of T1’s Valorant Division, the North American-Korean organization announced on Twitter, filling in one of the two spots left by Brax and AZK.
“My goal in Valorant is to become the best and I want my team to be the best and I think we have the roster to compete with the best”, Curry said in the announcement video.
Previously reported by TalkEsport and egamersworld.com, it’s now official that the ex-Triumph prodigy will be joining the ranks of T1’s professional Valorant after standing in for a couple of weeks.
After T1 parted ways with Braxton “Brax” Pierce and Keven “AZK” Larivière, Curry had been on the team’s list of priorities as their next piece of the puzzle. Since their exit from the First Strike and VCT’s Qualifier #1, the former decided to overhaul their roster with the signings of former CSGO Professional Timothy “Autimatic” Ta and ex-Cloud9 Team Psychologist David Dennis as their head coach.
Formerly of Triumph, Curry joined the Alan “Shakezullah” Hardeman led the side in April 2020 as a replacement for Peter ‘Asuna’ Mazuryk. During his time at the same, Triumph was able to topple TeamOne in the finals of ESEA Season 33: Premier Division – North America followed by the championship at the Mythic League FPL Cup #1. After spending just four months with the roster, Curry decided to step down to pursue his college before he decided to make the switch.
With Curry’s addition, T1 would have:
- Sam “DaZeD” Marine (Captain)
- Rahul “Curry” Nemani
- Timothy “Autimatic” Ta
- Tyler “Skadoodle” Latham
- Ha “Spyder” Jung-woo
- David Denis (Head Coach)