IT company MTS acquired Gambit Esports Club. This one of the largest esports deals in CIS and Europe and a significant event for the industry.
Gambit Esports will soon celebrate its fifth year in the industry. Over this timespan we managed to find international success in a variety of games. By joining forces with MTS our organization will receive a substantial support and tools for our future growth and development.
According to the deal Gambit Esports will retain all 16 players across 4 disciplines and its staff, whereas club's CEO Konstantin Pikiner will continue leading the project as Chief Gaming Officer at MTS. We'd like to highlight that our teams and players will continue competing at the international arena under Gambit Esports brand name.
Konstantin Pikiner, Gambit Esports CEO:
"It's an important and iconic event for our organization. Esports industry is growing rapidly, the level of competition is higher than it has ever been before. Big brands from all over the world, famous sports and entertainment organizations have begun investing in the esports industry, therefore we are glad that Russian companies are not an exception. Opportunities provided by one of the leading technological companies will allow us to focus on achieving competitive success and interaction with our audience."