Transfer Thursday — August 13
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Transfer Thursday is a brand new regular section where you can learn about significant transfers, resignings, and line-up changes that have happened in the worlds of CS:GO, Dota 2 and other disciplines over the past week.
Timur "Buster" Tulepov has announced his return to Virtus.pro CS:GO roster. He will take the place of Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubaev, who left the team last week. Buster already played for Virtus.pro this year, but went into temporary inactivity and was replaced by Marek "YEKINDAR" Gaļinskis at the end of May.
In his personal Twitter account, Buster stated that the team has already started training together.
В одиночку мы – одна капля. Вместе мы — океан. АУФ 🐺 Уже как третий день я вернулся к работе с командой. Скучал по этим парням @Qikert @JAMEPAIN @xDsanji , и рад полному знакомству с @yek1ndar @virtuspro— Timur Tulepov (@vpbuster) August 8, 2020
The Old Guard
Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubaev himself has gathered a new stack, and the boys will try their luck at the CIS Open Qualifiers for IEM New York 2020. Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov and Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács has joined Dauren at the OldG roster. Alexander "lamp" Noviy and Žygimantas "nukkye" Chmieliauskas will play with them.
- Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács
- Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev
- Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov
- Žygimantas "nukkye" Chmieliauskas
- Alexander "lamp" Noviy
The popular esports organization FaZe Clan has announced the signing of Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye for the CS:GO roster. The former North player will replace Aurimas "Bymas" Pipiras, who was a stand-in from May to July. Kjaerbye has been playing for North since 2018 after he decided to leave Astralis ranks. The most valuable player of ELEAGUE Major 2017 left in May this year for health reasons. After a long break, the parties came to a decision to terminate the contract by mutual agreement.
Aurimas "Bymas" Pipiras, who left FaZe Clan, was signed by mousesports. The Lithuanian became the sixth player in the squad: the club will try to emulate a successful squad model with several substitutions. The young player was signed "for the future", and the club will try to help him develop and become a truly outstanding player.
nitr0 switching sides
Nicholas "nitr0" Cannella has left Team Liquid CS:GO team last week, while ex-Triumph player Michael "Grim" Wince has been signed instead. Grim is considered as a very talented young prospect. Nevertheless, ESPN tells that nitr0 will switch to VALORANT and at the moment is choosing between options of North American teams.
Havan to the rescue
Brazillian organisation Havan Liberty mostly known for League of Legends success has signed the Midas Club mix. A well-known team under Filipe Astini's supervising used to be a part of Furia half-a-year ago, but parted ways with the org and since then played as a mix.
Havan Liberty Dota 2 roster:
- Heitor “Duster” Pereira
- Leonardo “RdO” Fernandes
- Henry “murdOc” Felipe
- Diego “SexyFat” Barini
- Lucas “Hyko” Morais
Update 1.2 - ESTAMOS OFICIALMENTE NO DOTA 2!— LIVELiberty (@livelibertygg) August 7, 2020
E é também com imenso prazer que anunciamos que agora fazemos parte desse cenário gigantesco junto com o elenco da @followmidas
Sejam bem-vindos 🗽@rdodota, @murd0ccc, @lucashyko, @Dusterdota, @Sexydota e o coach @filipeastini pic.twitter.com/l1Zrqn6wOB
Virtus.pro comeback 
Ivan "ArtStyle" Antonov returns to Virtus.pro as the coach of the Dota 2 roster. Previously, Ivan already worked with the team in 2017-2018: the Bears became champions of four majors and twice took 5-6 places at The International when he was the head coach
Virtus.pro Dota 2 roster:
- Igor "iLTW" Filatov
- Vladimir "No[o]ne-" Minenko
- Roman "Resolut1on" Fominok
- Bakyt "W_Zayac" Emilzhanov
- Alexey "Solo" Berezin