Galaxy Racer Part Ways With Their BGMI Coach Aurum

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Galaxy Racer Part Ways With Their BGMI Coach Aurum

Galaxy Racer lets go of their BGMI coach.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Galaxy Racer has bid farewell to its BGMI coach Aurum after four months.
Aurum is a former PUBG PC player who transitioned as a PUBG Mobile coach for Fnatic, joining Galaxy Racer in May 2021.
Galaxy Racer is now left with just one player on its active BGMI roster.

Galaxy Racer has big farewell to its Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) coach Pratik "Aurum" Mehra who has been with the organization since May 2021. They thanked him for supporting the team and his contributions, while wishing him the best in his future endevours.

The decision comes just a few weeks after Galaxy Racer benched three players from its BGMI roster for multiple reasons including instances of insubordination, unprofessional conduct, breach of contract, and failure to comply with the organization's policies.

This leaves the talented assaulter Harshit "MJ" Mahajan as the only remaining active BGMI player on the team's roster, with Akash "MaxKasH" Anandani still inactive due to medical conditions.

Galaxy Racer bids farewell to its BGMI coach Aurum

Aurum is a former PUBG PC player who transitioned over to the role of coach for the PUBG Mobile team of Raptors, from their he went on to join Fnatic in November 2019.

After spending close to 15 months with the organization, he took a two months break, returning in May 2021 to join Galaxy Racer. During the team's time abroad in the Middle East where they competed in various PUBG Mobile tournaments, Aurum was their with the roaster coaching them.

Despite Galaxy Racer giving their best, the team went through a slump not able to win any tournament, they even failed to achieve any satisfactory results during this period.

This decision comes following a rough phase for the organization, as just a few weeks back they had benched Yogesh "RoXX" Yadav, Hemanth "Ultron" Sethi, and Mohammed "Owais" Owais Lakhani from their active BGMI roster for multiple reasons as listed out in a public post.

GXR India had also concluded an internal investigation against its performance and management staff recently. In the outcome they had stated that appropriate legal action would not be taken against them as no concrete evidence was found to prove the allegations. As a matter of fact, the nature of these allegations were not disclosed publicly by the organization.

Galaxy Racer's statement on allegations against staff

Galaxy Racer is still keeping an active BGMI roster with only one player as a part of it at the moment, MJ. He will soon be joined by MaxKasH as he recovers from his medical condition.

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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.