Monkey Business will play under a completely new banner, inside sources have confirmed for DotaBlast. The team is committed to keeping the deal under wraps for the time being, however, they have dropped a subtle hint on their social media channels.
UPDATE (November 1st): According to our sources, OG stands for “Owned by Gamers”.
UPDATE (October 31st): Monkey Business have officially launched OG, a new brand created by the players, in collaboration with a small group of industry professionals and HitBox.tv.
UPDATE (October 31st): According to our sources, the letters on the hinted logo are OG – a new brand in the esports scene, that is founded by the players. An official announcement is expected by the end of the day.
According to DotaBlast’s inside sources, Monkey Business will play under a new brand.
A blurred image has surfaced on the team’s social media channels earlier today. As reported by our sources, the hinted shape indicates the logo of a brand new organization under which Monkey Business will play from now on.
Contacted by DotaBlast, the Monkey Business players have no comments as of yet, however, our sources have informed us that the official announcement will follow shortly.
The Frankfurt Major will be the team’s first event under the new banner.
DotaBlast will update the article as soon as fresh information comes out.
Monkey Business keep a steady hand on the European region
After The International 5, Johan “BigDaddy” Sundstein rejoined forces with longtime former teammate and friend, Tal “Fly” Aizik. The duo started playing alongside David “MoonMeander” Tan, Andreas “Cr1t-“ Franck Nielsen, and Amer “Miracle-“ Barqawi, on a new team called Monkey Business.
One of the steadiest teams to come down the pike in the new season, Monkey Business have had a strong presence in the Dota scene ever since their inception. The squad has recently placed 3rd-4th at the MLG World Finals and have secured the top Frankfurt Major spot in the European qualifiers.
Monkey Business roster:
Johan “BigDaddy” Sundstein
Tal “Fly” Aizik
David “MoonMeander” Tan
Andreas “Cr1t-“ Franck Nielsen
Amer “Miracle-“ Barqawi