Dota 2 Esports – Newbee Will be at TI 2019 With The Forward Gaming Squad
newbee Forward Gaming
Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on telegram
Share on reddit
Share on google
Share on tumblr
Share on skype
Share on email
Share on linkedin
Share on pocket

Even though North American squad, Forward Gaming, managed to qualify for The International 2019, the organization recently ceased operations, which left the squad without an organization behind them. Forward Gaming qualified for the biggest esports tournament of the year via the NA qualifiers and since the announcement earlier this week that the organization has ceased operations, fans have been wondering which esports organization will pick up the team. That’s when Newbee stepped in.

RELATED: Stan Lee Way Will be a Street Named After the Marvel Legend

This might come as a bit of a surprise, as I personally thought it would be a North American organization to snatch the team. However, it wasn’t as the Chinese juggernaut Newbee managed to snatch the Forward Gaming squad. The squad will play under the banner of the organization that won TI 2014, with the full squad as well as the coach and manager, will be playing under the Newbee banner.

The announcement was made in the early hours of the morning today on Newbee’s Facebook page, explaining that:

Newbee and the players, coach and manager of former Forward Gaming have come to an agreement that the team will be representing Newbee, as well as NA DotA, in the upcoming TI9.


We would like to thank the players, coach and manager for putting their trust in Newbee and we wish them the best of luck.

The Newbee squad consists of the following players, manager and coach.

  • Yawar ”YawaR” Hassan
  • Quinn ”CCnC” Callahan
  • Jingjun ”Sneyking” Wu
  • Arif “MSS-” Anwar
  • Johan “pieliedie” Åström
  • Coach: Kurtis ”Aui_2000” Ling
  • Manager: Jack ”KBBQ” Chen

The squad looked strong in the TI 2019 NA qualifiers and hopefully, they can make it far during TI 2019’s Main Event in August. Stay tuned for more The International 2019 coverage as per our detailed plan.

RELATED: Sony’s Lack of Backwards Compatibility Hurts the PS4 EA Access Games Library

How far do you think the ex-Forward Gaming squad now under the Newbee banner will make it in TI 2019? Let us know in the comment section below.






GLITCHED was created by taking everything we love and putting into one place. It contains a little something for everyone be it your favourite comic book, what to binge on Netflix this weekend, or your annual first-person shooter. The idea that one can love all the cool things is not hard to comprehend, you just need to find a place for it. That place is GLITCHED..