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Did Virtus.Pro’s Gpk Just Announce a Search For a New Team in Europe?

Vignesh Raghuram
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Virtus.Pro's midlaner gpk has posted: "“LFT eu Lol)” on his Instagram handle.
Previously, gpk posted a similar message on Aleksandr "Nix" Levin’s Twitch chat.
There has been a slew of departures in Virtus.Pro's Dota 2 lineup this week with carry player Pure and coach boolk departing from the roster.

It looks like Virtus.Pro’s Dota 2 roster is undergoing a massive roster shuffle after its disqualification from the Eastern European Dota 2 Pro Circuit (DPC) 2021/2022 Tour 2: Playoffs. First, Ivan "Pure" Moskalenko’s contract with Virtus.Pro was terminated as a result of his actions in the DPC. Following this, it announced that it was parting ways with its coach Anatoly “boolk” Ivanov as a result of “declining and disappointing” results.

Now, its midlaner Danil "gpk" Skutin has posted a story on his official Instagram handle, indicating that he may be looking for a new European team.

Gpk may be looking for a new team in Europe

On his Instagram handle, gpk posted “LFT eu Lol)” which could presumably mean that he is looking for a new team in the European region.

Gpk: “LFT eu Lol)”

This is not the first time that gpk has written this message on social media. He reportedly wrote a similar text on Russian streamer Aleksandr "Nix" Levin’s Twitch chat, after Virtus.Pro was disqualified from the DPC 2021/22 Tour 2 Playoffs.

Gpk on Nix's Twitch channel

However, the organization is yet to make an official statement on the matter. AFK Gaming has reached out to Virtus.Pro for comment and will update the article if/when we receive a response.

Gpk has been part of the Virtus.Pro organization since November 2020 and played a pivotal role in its continued success through 2020-21. He proved to be a key factor in helping the organization secure a 5th-6th place finish at The International 2021, winning $1.4M USD in the process.

Despite the signs pointing towards a possible departure, fans will have to wait for official confirmation from the Virtus.Pro organization or the Dota 2 Major Registration page for confirmation on the same.

At the moment, he is still officially a part of the Virtus.Pro organization.

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Vignesh has been covering the esports industry for nearly 5 years starting with the early days of the DPC. His industry expertise includes experience in Dota 2, CS:GO and Mobile Esports coverage.