Top Player Transfers of the Week: May 2 – May 9

Top Player Transfers of the Week: May 2 – May 9

Gabriel Ionica

5/10/2021, 8:32:58 AM

Welcome to our twenty-sixth edition of Valorant Top Player Transfers of the Week. Now that we have a short break before the next VCT event, we’ll likely see a lot of roster moves from the teams that didn’t qualify. Make sure to check out our last installment to stay updated! Here are the top Valorant player transfers for the week of May 2 – May 9.

TSM Bench reltuC

TSM benched founding member Stephen “reltuC” Cutler, effectively making Braxton “brax” Pierce his replacement.

jcStani Leaves Immortals

Noah “jcStani” Smith decided to leave Immortals after his contract with the team expired.

Jangler and Menace Leave Noble

Noble is down to three players after both Dwaine “Jangler” Kirkpatrick and Jadin “Menace” Wagner left the team.

RUBINO Benched from Team Heretics

Ruben “RUBINO” Villarroel Brødreskift announced that he is now benched from Team Heretics and actively looking for new opportunities in Valorant.

Ghost Sign ryann and KOLER; Bench payen

Ghost Gaming made some roster moves this week, benching Nate “payen” Lopez and bringing in Ryan “ryann” Welsh. To fill up the fifth spot on the team, they signed Yannick “KOLER” Blanchette on trial.

Team Vitality Lose Three; Welcome New Coach

Team Vitality lightened their roster significantly by letting go of Andrey “fragon” Katz, Lukas “feqew” Petrauskas, and Ouali “M4CHINA” Manset. Lastly, they brought in Arthur “pm” Guillermet to coach the remainder of their roster.

Waylander Joins IVY

CS:GO veteran Jan “wayLander” Rahkonen joined the German Valorant team IVY after retiring from CS:GO not too long ago.

DAMWON Gaming Lose Kelly, Gain iNTRO

The Korean team said goodbye to Lee “Kelly” Tae-hyung and hello to former Rio Company player Kang “iNTRO” Seung-gyun.

Thanks for tuning in for our twenty-sixth edition of Valorant Top Player Transfers of the Week. Is there a transfer we missed that you think we should have included? Let us know and tune in next Sunday for our next Top Player Transfers of the Week! As usual, remember to follow us at Run it Back and join our Discord for all your latest news, extensive guides, and exclusive interviews in the world of Valorant.


Gabriel Ionica

Not-yet-famous esports writer. Started out with CS:GO but now I write about Valorant too. Check out my article backlog on Twitter!