Transfer Thursday — August, 6th

Aug 05 2020 3 min read

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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.

Dota 2

B8 new roster

First of all, some news from B8 Esports. The legendary mid player Danil "Dendi" Ishutin presented the new B8 roster in style. The team has already started playing at the OMEGA League, but after some time they had to make some switches. The previous roster was not successful and during its performances and set an anti-record for a series of defeats. The announcement of new players took place via a funny video:

B8 new Dota 2 roster:

  • Danil "Dendi" Ishutin

  • Arets "Crystallis" Remco 

  • Oleg "Lasthero" Demidovich

  • Enis "5up" Elfki

  • Dmitry "Fishman" Polishchuk

T1 announce Forev to leave

Next, T1. The Korean esports organization has said farewell to Lee "Forev" Sang-don, who has been on the Dota 2 team after its introduction last year. Since then, the club has made many changes in the roster, but has not been able to achieve success: the highest place in a tier-2 event was #7, and only two victories were obtained in tier-3 tournaments - Hephaestus Cup and SEA Dota Invitational 2020.

T1 thanked the player for the time spent in the team:

The following players remain in T1:

  • Muhammad "inYourdreaM" Rizky
  • Tri "Jhocam" Kunkoro
  • Galvin "Meracle" Kang Jian Wen
  • Wilson "Poloson" Koh


Astralis news

In May this year, Lucas "gla1ve" Rossander, a member of the Astralis CS:GO team, announced that he is taking a break due to his state of health, and Jacob "JUGi" Hansen would play with the roster instead of him. Now the Danish club has announced that JUGi is leaving the roster. He will be replaced by Lukas "Bubzkji" Andersen, who has joined from MAD LionsAstralis CEO Kasper Hvidt said that the newcomer has signed a two-year contract with the team.

Renewed Astralis roster:

  • Nikolai "device" Reedtz
  • Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen
  • Emil "magisk" Reif
  • Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
  • Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen
  • Lucas "gla1ve" Rossander (inactive)
  • Andreas "Xyp9x" Hojslet (inactive)

AdreN leaves

Kazakh player Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubaev left CS:GO roster. The organization announced this on the official website. AdreN joined VP in December 2019 along with the rest of the AVANGAR team. VP has not yet disclosed who will replace Dauren.

Team Liquid roster update

Team Liquid announced the signing of a contract with Michael "Grim" Wince, a young but very talented prospect. He replaced Nick "nitr0" Cannella in the CS:GO roster. Grim is known for playing for Team Dignitas, Spacestation Gaming, Triumph and other clubs.

hoody's going VALORANT

Professional CS:GO player Aaro "hoody" Peltokangas has left HAVU. According to the statement published on the club's official Twitter account, the player is going to carve out his career in Riot Games' new tactical shooter VALORANT, but at the moment he is in the status of a free agent with restrictions. As part of HAVU, the 21-year-old Finn won bronze in the first season of the FLASHPOINT League.

It is currently unknown who will replace him in the team.

HAVU roster:

  • Lasse "ZOREE" Uronen
  • Ollie "sLowi" Pitkänen
  • Joonas "doto" Forss
  • Eetu "sAw" Saha

Wisla Krakow update

After a series of setbacks both on the international and home stage, the Polish esports organization Wisla Krakow made a substitution in the CS:GO roster. Dominik "fanatyk" Barkiet leaves the main roster, and ex x-kom and AVEZ player Patryk "ponczek" Wites, who already played in the Krakow squad on probation in March, was signed in his place.

At the moment, the Polish team has no scheduled matches, so the players will soon start a bootcamp at the Wisla Krakow stadium.

Wisla Krakow CS:GO roster:

  • Grzegorz "SZPERO" Dziamałek
  • Wictor "mynio" Kruk
  • Grzegorz "⁠jedqr⁠" Jędras
  • Olek "hades" Miskiewicz
  • Patryk "ponczek" Wites


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