Andrei "Timon" Gurev won one of the nominations at the prestigious football award "Gentleman of the year". This award is issued since 1994 by "Komsomolskaya Pravda" publication and is supported by Department of sport and tourism of Moscow. The main prize at this award over the course of its existence was won by such football players as Fyodor Cherenkov, Sergei Semak, Aleksandr Kerzhakov, Andrey Tikhonov, Hulk and Igor Akinfeev.
"It’s a big honor for Gambit Esports to become a part of such a major event in the Russian football scene. We are proud that one of our players won one of the nominations at the prestigious football award "Gentleman of the year". Andrei "Timon" Gurev had an excellent season full of great results and has earned the title of the best FIFA player in Russia", - stated Konstantin Pikiner, Gambit Esports CEO.
In 2016/2017 season Andrei won multiple tournaments, including Lawson Cup, Russian Championship, ROSGOSSTRAKH RFPL Championship, Olymp RFPL Cup, and secured a top 8 finish at the World Championship.
It’s worth noting that the award ceremony "Gentleman of the year" will be covered by the leading mass media in Russia: "Channel One Russia", "Izvestia", "Match TV", "Vesti FM", "Russia-24", "REN TV" and others. More than 30 million people follow this award on a yearly basis. This year the award show will take place in Moscow on December 11.