Welcome to our second "Transfer Updates" article. While currently the Major is in full swing, we would like to update you briefly about the latest players and coach changes.
The German Tier-2 team has decided to part ways with Marko "kressy" Đorđević and Niclas "enkay J" Krumhorn. The decision to change the lineup and also the role of the coach came after several lackluster tournament performances. Enkay had to leave the team after more than two years and was replaced by Danny "BERRY" Krüger as coach. The experienced Danish IGL takes his first coaching role at Sprout! All the best! As a new fifth, the German organization announced Kamil "KEi" Pietkun.
The European mixed team decided to kick two players out of the active lineup after the failed major qualification. The announcement that the organization will part ways with main-AWP Valentin "poizon" Vasilev came on 10/18/2021. Around 10 days later Complexity announced the separation of IGL Benjamin "blameF" Bremer. A message, which surprised many in the community.
One of the most surprising news in recent weeks. Virtus.Pro decided to make a player change shortly before the start of the Major. Evgeny "FL1T" Lebedev takes the place of Sanjar "SANJI" Kuliev in the Major. The latter parted ways from their old organization ForZe together with Almaz "almazer" Asadullin only about 10 days earlier. However, the change is not yet a permanent thing according to the current status.
After Aran "Sonic" Groesbeek decided to take a break from CS:GO, the North American organization brought in Ricky "floppy" Kemery, who had originally moved to Valorant in April.
After about a year with the organization and the failed major qualification separated EXTREMUM from their entire lineup. What the future of the organization looks like and also if the players will stay together is still unclear.
The Swedish organization decided to sign Owen "smooya" Butterfield after the failed Major qualification. However, for the time being it is temporary. Therefore the current lineup of fnatic is mostly British for the first time in history.
The Brazilian team decided to remove Henrique "HEN1" Teles and Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles from the active lineup. The future of the two is currently uncertain. 00Nation meanwhile signed Fernando "fer" Alvarenga.
Two months after the announcement of the Turkish "superteam" Issa "ISSAA" Murad decided to leave the project. As a replacement, a few days later they signed Yasin "xfl0ud" Koç.
The Russian organization decided to release their CS:GO team after 2.5 years for the time being with the aim to rebuild the project. This announcement came as a surprise and it remains to be seen what the upcoming steps will be. DreamHack Open November will be the last event for the lineup.
Some short news:
-) Thiago "btt" Monteiro is the new head-coach of TeamOne.
-) Sangal leaves CS:GO and will try to establish themselves in Valorent.
-) Teodor "SPELLAN" Nikolov is a free agent looking for a new team.
-) FPX parts ways with head-coach Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg.
-) Anonymo signed Michał "snatchie" Rudzki & Karol "rallen" Rodowicz.
-) Frederik "Fessor" Sørensen joins Astralis Talent.