Team Spirit put mir and chopper on transfer list

Workforce Spirit has benched and transfer-listed in-game chief Leonid “⁠chopper⁠” Vishnyakov and star rifler Nikolay “⁠mir⁠” Bityukov forward of DreamHack Open November, the group introduced at this time.

The $100,000 European CS:GO event would be the Russian workforce’s final occasion with its present lineup. Spirit revealed on Sunday, Oct. 31, days after they have been eradicated from the PGL Stockholm Main, that it was parting methods with its present roster and getting into a rebuilding section. To fill the void created by the departure of chopper and mir, Spirit will use Robert “⁠Patsi⁠” Isyanovone, the captain of its academy workforce, and the 17-year-old Aleksandr “⁠KaiR0N-⁠” Anashkin, who was a free agent.

Chopper joined Spirit in March 2019 following a protracted tenure with Vega Squadron and led the workforce to victory at smaller tournaments resembling DreamHack Open Europe in January 2021 and Pinnacle Cup two in July. Mir, however, was signed from Gambit in September 2019 and change into one of many workforce’s stars. He averaged a 1.19 ranking this 12 months, in accordance with HLTV’s statistics.

It’s unclear if Patsi and KaiR0N-⁠ will simply be stand-ins for DreamHack Open November or in the event that they’ll play a job in Spirit’s new undertaking. The remainder of the lineup for the event consists of Abdulkhalik “degster” Gasanov, Boris “magixx” Vorobyev, and Viktor “somedieyoung” Orudzhev.

DreamHack Open November will run from Nov. 10 to 14. Spirit are in Group B alongside ENCE, Fnatic, and forZe. | Workforce Spirit put mir and chopper on switch listing


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