AdreN, mou and HObbit used to play in one team four years earlier. It was a spontaneous and brief affair, but could they imagine then, Gambit will make them meet again? We decided to bring the guys' memories up to date and to ask them about Esports festival TECHLABS CUP KZ, which they won back in 2012 in the new for that time game, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
All the teams, which will gather from 22 to 29 January 2017 in Atlanta to fight for the next champion's title in the tournament of Major series and the prize fund of $1,000,000, were determined after the qualifiers ended.
Gambit Esports starts to accept applications for the post of head coach of League of Legends team. Gambit LoL is one of the eight LoL Continental League participants. The competitive cycle of 2017 is set to begin at the end of January, in turn, the team plans to start full training at a gaming hose in Moscow in the first half of January. At the moment, the team consists of Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov, Ivan "FIRees" Silantiev and Valentin "NikSar" Zimakov. Our new Mid Laner and Support will be announced in the near future.
We're proceeding with the cycle of materials, where we're recalling all the happy and sad moments, our squads were relieving throughout the year. Today we will speak about February 2016, the month, marked by the first important international triumph of CS:GO line-up of Gambit.
In the fifth edition of Gambit CS:GO Weekly players are talking about whether or not organizations should create academy teams. Rustem "mou" Telepov: To be honest, I haven't seen any serious performances of secondary line-ups yet, apart from fnatic Academy, that's why I can’t say anything essential on this topic. In any case, if we appear to have a subsidiary line-up, I will be only glad to support their development with my input.
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.