Gambit CS:GO members will play in the qualifiers for The World Championships 2016 as part of Russian and Kazakhstan national teams. Sixteen best teams from all over Europe will fight for 3 spots in the finals of TWC, which will be held on October 5 - 9 in Belgrade.
After the successful launch of Esports Championship Series, the organizers announced the second season of ECS in Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Moreover, they announced launching the second division of the tournament: Development League.
Gambit CS:GO squad was invited to the closed qualifiers for Dreamhack Bucharest. The qualifiers will be held on August 21, but before that there will be an open qualifier. Eight best of them will advance to the closed qualifiers. The finalists of the closed qualifiers will go to Bucharest, where they will face 6 invited teams and compete with them for the prize pool of $100 000.
Gambit CS:GO received an invitation to European Qualifier for World Cyber Arena 2016. Qualifier is set to begin on August 19th and consists of two phases: group stage and playoffs. The teams are competing for two main event quotas, as well as $35,000 prize pool.
Gambit CS:GO squad received an invitation to join the Adrenaline Cyber League tournament. The first stage of the tournament, CIS Invitational, begins on August, 5. Eight invited teams from CIS countries were divided into two groups, where they will play in Round Robin system with BO3 matches. Two best teams from the groups will advance to play-offs, where they will face the winners of the open qualifiers over the right to go to the LAN finals.
Valve Corporation, the developer of CS:GO, has recently introduced a new rule that will essentially influence the pro scene. Briefly speaking, now at all tournaments sponsored by the company, coaches can communicate with their teams only during the break, when changing sides and during one of the four 30-second time-outs on every map.
Gambit CS:GO will take part in the qualifiers for the second season of SL i-League StarSeries. We were seeded in the same group with HellRaisers, Team Spirit and a team with an interesting name - fruits. Two best teams from the group will advance to the second stage, where they will face four invited teams. We hope that we will be able to show great play and qualify for LAN-finals.
Support Gambit in the ESL community vote! The organizers of the tournament have recently launched a voting where fans can choose who will participate in the fourth season of the Pro League. According to the results of the voting, two teams with the most votes will then face each other in a BO3 match to decide who gets the slot in the league. You can support our team by voting here.
Well-known esports site HLTV.org has just updated their monthly CS:GO team ranking based on the results of official games played in July 2016. July was a month of two huge tournaments: ESL One Cologne 2016 and the finals of ELEAGUE Season 1.