According to their website, Virtus.pro have decided to shut down their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive division.
The news comes just weeks after the team recruited Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács and went onto finish 3-4th at DreamHack Summer, 2nd at RC EMS One and 3rd at SLTV StarSeries VI finals.
The post is in Russian and doesn't say much, but it does state the players haven't fulfilled their obligations to the team and that further sanctions will be applied to the players.
ANGE1 will no longer be representing Virtus.pro
When contacted for a response regarding the news, the former Virtus.pro squad's in-game leader Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow stated the following:
"Changes are not going to be very predictible, said Karasiow"
That is likely a hint towards player changes as the roster itself joining another organization would have be considered predictable. Karasiow also hinted at changes on Twitter earlier today:
It remains to be seen what the former Virtus.pro squad choose to do with for example some of the Nostalgie players potentially out in the market to be picked up.