CPH Wolves and team part ways

December 8th, 2013 19:30

Copenhagen Wolves and their CS:GO team have parted ways after the negotiations for next year's contract fell through.

Copenhagen Wolves' squad, who were coming off a 5-8th placement at DreamHack Winter, decided to try their fortunes elsewhere after being unable to reach an agreement with the organization.

Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen was a member of CPH Wolves since January

Jehan Nithyanandan, the team's manager, said that the decision was made mutually:

"Today we are announcing that we have departed from the Copenhagen Wolves organisation on mutual terms with the management.

We are grateful for the support we have received from Wolves since joining the organisation in January and appreciate the flexibility they have shown, even during periods of roster instability.

Despite this we were unable to reach an agreement on contract renewal terms that satisfied both parties leading into 2014, a year we feel will see CS:GO flourish as a competitive esports title.

We're confident that we have finally found the right combination of players to become an elite team and welcome any interest from organisations that feel they are capable of helping us to reach this goal.

We would also like to extend to our sincere gratitude towards Jakob Lund Kristensen and Henning Christiansson for providing us with the initial platform to build this team. For the time being we will be playing under the "über G33KZ" name and can be contacted via email at uber@g33kz.dk."

Copenhagen Wolves at DreamHack Winter 2013

The team had only recently completed its lineup by bringing back Nicolai "device" Reedtz and adding former Western Wolves star AWPer and last year's member Nicolaj "Nico" Jensen.

That resulted in a strong group stage performance at DreamHack Winter, where they bested Astana Dragons and SK Gaming, but then fell to VeryGames in the quarter-final after a tough three-map battle.

Copenhagen Wolves' CEO, whose organization supported a CS:GO team since September 2012 stated that this was a business decision and that Wolves will instead focus on their LoL team for the near future:

"Today the Copenhagen Wolves wish to announce the discontinuation of our longest tenured division, being Counter-Strike:Global Offensive. Since the birth our organization, Counter-Strike has always been the core of our business, and it is with sadness in our hearts that today say goodbye to a great group of players.

These past days we have been starting the negotiations of a new contract for 2014, but it quickly became apparent that the two parties were far from each other when assessing the value of the team.

We felt that this team already had a deal that reflected their value as potential international powerhouse, this fact mixed with the lack of continuity in the lineup lead us to the conclusion that we were better off a part.

We pride ourselves in running a sustainable business and sometimes you have to make your decisions with the brain and not the heart. This will give us a chance to fully focus on our, hopefully, newly entered LCS League of Legends team and who know, we might be back in CS:GO at some point in 2014.

I wish to extend my gratitude to the team’s manager, Jehan Nithyanandan, who has been the consummate professional over the years and absolute joy to work with and I am sure as long as the team has him to guide them, their future will be bright. We wish them only the best."

über G33KZ have the following five on the lookout for a new organization and can be contacted at uber@g33kz.dk:

über G33KZ lineup:

Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz
Denmark Henrik "FeTiSh" Christensen
Denmark Nicolaj "Nico" Jensen
Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen

Aside from Fragbite Masters where the Danes have made it to the top 8 and are awaiting their next opponents, the team is currently taking part in ESEA Invite Season 15 where they occupy 2nd place and are on their way of securing a spot at the $39,500 LAN Finals in Dallas, Texas on January 17-19th.

Finally the news post :P
2013-12-08 19:31
Syria Nave* 
i saw the news from Anders tweet..
2013-12-08 19:33
Denmark Pimp 
Sick team, should not be a problem for them to find another great home! :)
2013-12-08 19:31
You have to say since you've been there! :D
2013-12-08 19:41
good reason guys. He was there and got kicked, so what you say makes so much sense..NOT
2013-12-08 20:27
Well yeah if he says that despite having been kicked it must mean sth
2013-12-09 00:06
he proberbly said it cause he thinks its a good team, he didn't say anything about aither copenhagen wolfs or the fact that he has been kicked from the team. read the post insted of making your own thoughts of what he means...
2013-12-09 11:33
2013-12-09 11:50
United States Bibby 
Couldn't agree more!
2013-12-08 19:43
-fetish +bibby
2013-12-08 20:11
+ bibby + zaider + jOElz Le Dreamteam.
2013-12-08 20:23
2013-12-08 20:36
on the internet it's le
2013-12-08 21:24
United States Bibby 
2013-12-08 21:10
+ moxxi
2013-12-08 22:09
+ zaider - Wh
2013-12-09 09:41
2013-12-08 20:00
Syria Nave* 
bad 1
2013-12-08 19:32
great team, gl to them
2013-12-08 19:33
jesus christ danish scene get it together.
2013-12-08 19:33
SK pick them up
2013-12-08 19:34
2013-12-08 20:02
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
i would like to see mTw|Xyp9x =]
2013-12-08 21:24
2013-12-08 21:40
This ^^
2013-12-09 09:42
Switzerland NEIN 
2013-12-08 21:43
Singapore The_Fiend[fA] 
Onwards to SK/MYM?
2013-12-08 19:36
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
nobody likes MYM since cs1.6, they are bad organisation =\
2013-12-09 12:19
Singapore The_Fiend[fA] 
I think they were alright after the management change... There we no problems between MYM.ru, as far as I know. The players simply got a better offer and left to join Moscow 5.
2013-12-09 12:32
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
i am not sure about this but ok =] at least absolute legends is bad organisation for sure, they changed like 5 different dota 2 and starcraft 2 rosters for last year -.-
2013-12-09 12:55
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Portugal naskal 
finally an article, been reading things about this the hole day
2013-12-08 19:37
2013-12-08 19:42
gotta have interesting days I reckon
2013-12-08 19:45
2013-12-08 19:43
Swapping the best danish igl for an awper, well played mate.
2013-12-08 19:46
i thought that pimp is an IGL..
2013-12-08 19:48
he is
2013-12-08 21:10
He is not an IGL lmfao
2013-12-08 21:44
The best igl? that is gla1ve by far, but okay.. and pimp an awper? no just no..
2013-12-08 23:41
I think most danish players at the top of the scene would agree fetish is the best igl in dk
2013-12-09 03:56
He does have a fetish for leadership...
2013-12-09 09:28
no :D Just no :)
2013-12-09 10:14
hahaha dat comment tho :D
2013-12-10 09:24
SK gogo
2013-12-08 19:46
SK gogo
2013-12-09 05:02
2013-12-08 19:48
+1, was looking for that comment, would be a good move :D
2013-12-08 21:16
i think 3DMAX be good :)
2013-12-08 19:49
signing to 3Dmax = signing for 2 weeks.
2013-12-09 12:07
It will be 3DAYMAX.
2013-12-09 14:45
HAHAHA besttttt omgomg lolol
2013-12-10 18:21
2013-12-12 23:24
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
2013-12-17 14:33
Western Wolves plx
2013-12-08 19:52
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Portugal Cyborgy 
2013-12-08 19:57
Lithuania bbMb 
They need big sponsors to sponsor trip to USA , GL guys
2013-12-08 19:57
Hahahahahaa! That makes s much sens X)
2013-12-09 09:44
because all the major tournaments are in USA. not.
2013-12-09 12:08
He was talking about when they secure a spot @ esea, for that you need a sponsor to make your trip to murica
2013-12-10 11:38
top 5 team imo gl fellars
2013-12-08 19:57
I say bring in Anexis
2013-12-08 19:58
2013-12-08 20:11
Well Anexis acted like fools last time they had WW in :-)
2013-12-08 20:23
I bet they learned from their mistake after the rattlecake's "team" fiasko.
2013-12-09 14:46
I hope so.
2013-12-10 08:54
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
Roskilde Ravens :P
2013-12-08 21:25
Denmark Bay 
Noooo.. Not after last time
2013-12-09 00:08
Oh cmon,they are progamers ,they need to look whats best for them Anexis picking UK team was a proffesional move (which lately turned out to be a bad one),nothing personal Bad blood beacuse of that? Cmon lets be mature
2013-12-09 00:44
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
proffesional? wtf? Yanukovich relogin.
2013-12-09 12:22
2013-12-08 20:17
mertz | 
Chile Ja_v1 
sad T__T
2013-12-08 20:22
Sorry that the team depart from CW - Though i'm happy to see the UberG33kz tag again!
2013-12-08 20:24
Denmark iPlayer 
+1 When fetish becomes to old for this game, I hope he does like HeatoN and makes uG an org. I love that tag.
2013-12-09 02:13
Painfully average team.
2013-12-08 20:46
Like Vox?
2013-12-09 09:48
Australia TotalEclipse 
Please do not feed the trolls.
2013-12-09 13:37
He's one of the most obvious trolls on the site, just ignore him
2013-12-09 16:45
Painfully dumb guy.
2013-12-09 12:08
2013-12-09 21:58
2013-12-08 20:48
1.6 related, and before xyp9x time :P so no.. Just no :)
2013-12-09 10:17
maybe VG squad will join CPW?
2013-12-08 20:48
2013-12-08 21:15
Denmark dR_JaCkPoT 
If CW couldn't afford to have their just departed squad, don't expect them to sign an even better squad like VG (who would require even more)
2013-12-09 16:25
United States mah9 
this team had a ton of roster changes this year, maybe they can find some stability in 2014
2013-12-08 21:03
these group of players are very suited for SK, they have no stability and they are good.
2013-12-08 21:17
2013-12-08 21:22
Yeah, they're at least better than SK's current roster, it's so pity it hurts to look at it.
2013-12-08 21:58
friis ?
2013-12-08 21:47
What about him? They are changing organization, not players...
2013-12-09 12:09
if it takes more then 1 week to find a new home i think some players in this team will "retire"
2013-12-08 22:55
Denmark iPlayer 
Device retires wantz returns :p
2013-12-09 02:14
haha, nico?
2013-12-09 09:50
ah finally some good news
2013-12-09 03:55
mtw incoming...
2013-12-09 05:44
Very professional separation by the CPH players this is how it should be done.
2013-12-09 07:12
Big things will come out of this team can't wait for 2014.
2013-12-09 07:14
Come on, SK, bring 'em in!!!
2013-12-09 08:01
Sweden dags 
SK inc!
2013-12-09 08:07
cph noobs and onliners ,nica very bad awp
2013-12-09 09:50
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
but they are still better than mouz. chill =]
2013-12-09 12:23
Norway duffz00r 
haha comes from you, u really got no clue whatsoever! gtfo.
2013-12-09 15:02
2013-12-09 11:53
They only have themselves to blame changing players every few months because they go into retirement then return within 3 months because they realise they have nothing else to do every night lol
2013-12-09 14:04
Norway duffz00r 
Such a good team :) gl fellas.
2013-12-09 15:01
nip kick current lineup, replace with these bad boyz !
2013-12-10 00:05
2013-12-12 17:11
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