Well, that was once short-lived; 100 Thieves CEO Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag has long gone to Twitter to announce that their skilled Counter-Strike staff is exiting from play after more or less three hundred and sixty five days within the scene.
They began the present iteration in overdue 2019 in a while after the Star Ladder through buying the Australian staff Renegades and rebranding into 100 Thieves the place they controlled to achieve the grand finals of probably the most closing occasions of the yr, Intel Extreme Masters Beijing. Since then, it has sadly been a gradual decline in statistics and tournaments.
Recently DBLTAP alleged that Complexity was once with regards to buying a celebrity participant from the present 100 Thieves roster, Justin ‘jks’ Savage in a while after Chet Singh, the 100 Thieves trainer, retired from CS:GO to pursue Valorant.
Ultimately, this all combines into an image that looks to color the group as having thought to be this for the previous few weeks, previous to the start of IEM NY.
It is with a heavy center we announce that 100 Thieves will probably be exiting CS:GO. pic.twitter.com/cJqKk5Vvwp
— 100 Thieves (@100Thieves) October 12, 2020
If you end up somewhat concerned with historical past, you then will have to know that this isn’t the primary time that 100 Thieves have bought a roster, ran it for a temporary stint, after which dropped it as soon as it was once transparent that they weren’t going to mixture trophies for the group.
This is a typical way to operation, arguable, for 100 Thieves in the event you glance previous prior to provide.
In 2017, 100 Thieves bought a Brazilian roster core from Immortals that completed 2d at Krakow prior to being folded as soon as it appeared as although additional tournaments wouldn’t be drawing close from that version.
100 Thieves additionally notes that they might smartly go back to Counter-Strike with a distinct roster.
On the again of Matthew Haag pronouncing the go out from the scene come many allegations that the group goes to be coming into into the Call of Duty League (CDL) in tandem with their present staff that has only in the near past solidified in Riot’s Valorant with a couple of CS:GO veterans forming the staff.
The function inside of esports, the place organizations in finding promising new ability to characteristic, promote them, and fold isn’t essentially a brand new one both: the Boston Uprising (and to a lesser extent, Dallas Fuel) inside of the Overwatch League have accomplished a lot of the similar up to now among disheartening effects.
Matthew Haag states that to have maintained the staff could be ‘unfair’ to roster participants as CS:GO is lately moving over to a extra European middle; an aspect that, whilst having been a truth for years, is emphasised through the present acclaim for Valorant inside of Counter-Strike.