Evil Geniuses sign Momochi, ChocoBlanka and fLoE

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • July 12, 2011 at 7:42 p.m. PDT
Evil Geniuses sign Momochi, ChocoBlanka and fLoE Justin Wong and Ricky Ortiz have a few new teammates on team Evil Geniuses now. Here's a bit of the official press release announcing the newest additions.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. – July 12th, 2011. – Today Evil Geniuses (EG), North America’s premier professional gaming team and a world leader in e-Sports, have announced the official signing of top Japanese Street Fighter player Yusuke “Momochi” Momochi, the world’s top female Street Fighter player Yuko “ChocoBlanka” Kusachi, and top American fighting game player Ari “FloE” Weintraub.

The news of the roster additions comes only a few weeks after EG reached agreements internally with Justin "JWong" Wong and Ricky "PrettyRicky" Ortiz to extend each of their respective contracts.

Evil Geniuses’ fighting game division will now consist of five of the world’s most established and publicly recognized pro gamers. The division, which includes the likes of Justin “JWong” Wong and Enrique “PrettyRicky” Ortiz, will travel internationally to events throughout the coming year with an increased focus in Japan and other parts of Asia.

“With the signing of Momochi, ChocoBlanka, and FloE, Evil Geniuses is more prepared than ever to expand our fighting game reach internationally,” stated Scott Smith, CEO of Evil Geniuses. “It’s an honor to welcome the three players to the team and we’re excited to witness their evolution as both players and individuals under the EG name.”
Spotted via Justin Wong's Twitter.
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