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Cloud9 announced on April 13 that Cloud9 White’s Kaitlin “Keiti” Boop has parted ways with the organization.
The 19 year-old player signed with Cloud9 on March 12 after trialing for the team. She joined a six-person roster and competed for the team at the VALORANT Champions Tour Game Changers tournament. Keiti also competed in the VCT Stage 2 Challengers 1 qualifiers for the team as well.
— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) April 13, 2021
The former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player jumped into VALORANT in the summer of 2020. She competed with the amateur squad Team Kephrii before trialing with Cloud9. Keiti first popped up on the roster in January of 2021. She was the only player that initially signed to Cloud9 White who was not a part of the MAJKL core that made up the roster.
Keiti on Cloud9
With the organization, Keiti played as the duelist Jett and took on the main Operator role for her team. Keiti played over 20 matches under the Cloud9 banner. She was a part of the team while it competed in VCT Stage 1 Challengers events. Across all competitions, she has an Average Combat Score of 292 on Jett, according to VLR.gg. In Cloud9 White’s dominant run in the Game Changers event, she had the highest ACS of the tournament at 344 and second highest K/D (kills/deaths) ratio at 1.97.
— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) March 25, 2021
Keiti was primarily a starter on the roster while Jasmine “Jazzyk1ns” Manankil would switch in and out according to what the team played and which map they chose. Keiti’s last match with the team was a loss to the Australian roster of Soniqs in Challengers 1 qualification rounds.
Keiti started her career in Counter-Strike in 2018. She competed for amateur teams and the organization Mythic and played on mixed-gendered rosters as well as all-women’s teams.
The former Cloud9 White duelist has yet to release a statement at the time of writing.
The Cloud9 roster is now:
- Alexis “alexis” Guarrasi
- Annie “Annie” Roberts
- Jasmie “Jazzyk1ns” Manankil
- Melanie “meL” Capone
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