Earlier today mou, AdreN and beast have successfully acquired U.S. visas. wayLander received his visa on Monday, whereas Dosia and hooch on Wednesday. It means that Gambit CS:GO squad is ready to participate in an upcoming qualifier for MLG Columbus Major.
In February Gambit CS:GO is focused on preparing for a qualifier for MLG Columbus Major. 16 teams are going to clash in a fight for 8 slots on February 26 – 28. Participants will be split in four groups played out in GSL-style. It means that in order to qualify for the first Major of 2016 you have to secure first or second place in your group.
HLTV.org have updated their global team rankings for January 2016 taking into account major LAN tournaments that took place during this time period. Gambit CS:GO participated only at one LAN tournament: CIS Minor Championship, but a victory there allowed us to secure 23rd place in the rankings.
The legendary jungler Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov will be representing Gambit CIS LoL in the following three weeks. Last week Danil was dismissed from participation in EU LCS due to an inability to acquire a work visa.
Earlier today StarLadder announced the results of a group draw and the schedule for CIS Minor Championship. The Championship takes place in Minsk at the Victoria Olimp Hotel on January 22nd – 24th. It features $50,000 prize pool and the winner will take part at a LAN-qualifier for the Columbus Major.
Alexandr «beast» Yakovlev joins Gambit Gaming as a Head Coach of our CS:GO squad. Alexandr has already begun working with our team and is currently leading the preparations for an upcoming LAN tournament in Misnk. He has a five year experience as a captain of k23 team, where he had a chance to work with both Dauren «AdreN» Kystaubayev and Rustem «mou» Telepov. We believe that the combination of these factors will allow him to seamlessly transition into a new role and lead our line-up to numerous victories!
Do you enjoy theorycrafting? Do you have experience in coaching, managing or teaching? Do you regularly follow major League of Legends tournaments? Do you have a good understanding of a macro game and the drafting process? If your answer to all of these questions is “YES”, then you are the person we need!
Our first step on our way to expand the organization is an acquisition of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. We are glad to introduce five players, who are well known among the fans of this game as well as its predecessor.