All the attention of the whole Esports League of Legends community is drawn to Barcelona, where from 8 to 11 December another championship for the stellar players from the whole world within All-Star is held. Unfortunately, this time the tournament will be held without CIS representatives: last week our team didn't manage to win International Wild Card All-Star and get place in the global tournament. But there was time when almost the whole European team at All-Star consisted of Gambit players, particularly All-Star Shanghai 2013.
From 9 to 12 of June CS:GO pro scene at ESL One Cologne 2016 qualifier first experienced "Swiss-system". As the group stage of the next Major tournament will be held exactly in such a format, let's recall the first successful experience of our team performing under such a system.
The year 2016 is coming to the end, and this year for sure went down in history of the Gambit Esports organization. We're starting off with the series of articles, where we will recall happy and sad moments, which took place this year regarding our squads. Today we will speak about January 2016, the month of Gambit CS:GO formation.
As the organizers have announced, the group stage of the next Major tournament will be held under the new system, so called "Swiss-system". Such a format was first used in CS:GO at the time of ESL One Cologne Main Qualifier, however it has never been used in the most important tournaments yet.
A couple of days ago Lincoln "fnx" Lau has found out on HLTV that his teammates made a decision to cut from SK Gaming. Captain of Gambit CS:GO, Daniil "Zeus" Teslenko, found himself in a similar situation this Summer. In light of that he decided to write an open letter to Lincoln to support a fellow competitor.
The end-year is marked by tough training schedule for the whole Esports community in anticipation of the main event in the Counter-Strike world. Gambit team isn't an exception, however, before Major we don't lose the opportunity to compete for participating in other tournaments as well.
Fans meet singers after Eurovision, fans meet sportsmen after Olympic Games. Esports doesn't stay aside and the meeting prepared for our players at the airport didn't stand down! This Sunday, November 27 Gambit fans gathered to greet the team at Boryspil International Airport and personally congratulate the guys on their victory in DreamHack Winter 2016.
From the Swedish tournament the guys returned as the winners! Championship in DreamHack Winter 2016 is added to the list of our achievements. In these three days our guys not only managed to overplay North American top teams, home team of DreamHack and get even with Australian guys but also to have a great time there.
Gambit Esports Club starts cooperation with eSPORTconf Russia. Gambit Esports CEO Konstantin "groove" Pikiner will be in the role of speaker at eSPORTconf Russia 2016. The topic of his report is as follows: "The role of a professional sports club in the modern Esports. To build a team. Myths and Reality".
In an interview for Championat new members of Gambit LoL, Ivan "FIRees" Silantiev and Valentin "NikSar" Zimakov, talked about leaving RoX and joining Gambit, up-and-coming talents in CIS and the future of this region.