Virtus.Pro Completes CS:GO Roster

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Virtus.Pro Adds Two Russian Players to Complete CS:GO Roster

VP is all set for the second half of the 2022 competitive circuit.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Virtus.pro adds two Russian players, n0rb3r7 and fame, to complete its CS:GO roster.
Prior to this, the two players were competing in the K23 CS:GO lineup
The revamped Virtus.pro CS:GO lineup will be seen in action next month at the ESL Pro League Conference Season 16.

Two new Russian players, David "n0rb3r7" Daniyelyan and Pyotr "fame" Bolyshev have joined Virtus.Pro (VP) to complete its CS:GO roster, following the departure of Timur "buster" Tulepov and Mareks "YEKINDAR" Gaļinskis.

The Russian esports organization is all set for the second half of the 2022 competitive season with a revamped lineup, and will be seen in action at the ESL Pro League Conference Season 16 (currently scheduled to start on 15th June).

The young pair of riflers will be making their way over from the Kazakhstani esports organization, K23, where they both have spent well more than a year honing their skills and preparing themselves for the tier-one circuit.

Virtus.pro completes CS:GO roster with two new player signings

After the conclusion of the PGL Antwerp Major 2022, where VP's roster placed 12th-14th, the organization decided to bench and transfer list both buster and YEKINDAR.

YEKINDAR was potentially removed from the roster due to reported pressure caused by his nationality. On the other hand, buster was removed with VP stating that he needs a new challenge and that the decision would mutually benefit them both.

The new players coming on board, n0rb3r7 and fame, are both new to the tier-one scene, providing VP with some fresh blood for its CS:GO roster.

When our club faced the need for substitutions, we immediately determined for ourselves that we would first of all look for promising young players who are ready to develop and progress together with the team. n0rb3r7 and fame have been around for a long time and deserve to perform on the tier-one scene.
Statement by Virtus.pro

VP further said that the players worked well together after having observed them perform in a few training games, "The squad has potential and we are ready to make every effort to realize it."

n0rb3r7 stated that this was a huge opportunity and that it was a quick decision to join the lineup, since he was familiar with the existing VP players. As for fame, he expressed his happiness to have joined a very strong lineup which will motivate him to work even harder.

The new lineup has is already in the Virtus.pro bootcamp in order to prepare for the upcoming CS:GO tournaments and will be seen in action next month at the ESL Pro League Conference Season 16.

The new Virtus.pro CS:GO roster is as follows,

  • Jami "Jame" Ali - Captain

  • Alexey "Qikert" Golubev

  • Evgeny "FL1T" Lebedev

  • David "n0rb3r7" Daniel

  • Peter "fame" Bolyshev

  • Dastan "dastan" Akbaev - Coach

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.