n!faculty release CS:GO team

n!faculty have announced via their official website that they have parted company with their CS:GO division.

The news comes as a huge surprise as only 24 hours ago the Danish team had earned a spot in the EMS One Katowice European qualifier after topping the Nordic Regional Finals following a 2-0 victory over H2k Gaming.

Things seemed to be finally heading in the right direction for n!faculty, who opted for a pure Danish roster following disappointing experiences with their German and Swedish teams.

However, n!faculty have now been forced to release their CS:GO division as they will channel their yearly budget towards their League of Legends squad. The German organization will continue to support CS:GO, but for the foreseeable future they will only sign amateur teams.

"It is hard to face the truth, but today we have to announce that we will no longer cooperate with our current CS:GO team,” said n!faculty CEO Christian Kresse.

"In the last months we tried our best to get the financial base to keep a high class team. Within the last days we received final decisions of potential sponsors and we could finally finish the budget planning for 2014.

"In the end and due to our high expectations for all of our professional teams we had to choose between a League of Legends or CS:GO team. Because of the fact that League of Legends has become the number one eSport title with a big community that fits perfectly to the goals of the club, we decided to take a break from CS:GO regarding the professional business. Nevertheless CS:GO will be a part of the club within the club structure by having several amateur and rookie teams.

"Last but not least I want to thank the team, which was constantly informed about the circumstances. The players dealt great with this difficult and unsatisfied situation and showed great performances at several official matches. Therefore I want to thank all of the players and wish them the best of luck in the future."

With EMS One Katowice and Copenhagen Games just around the corner, the Danish team, who will go by the name unu.AiN, are now in a hurry to find a new organization.

"Today is a sad day! N!faculty have come to the conclusion that from today they no longer have the financial resources to maintain a top csgo team," Jacob "Pimp" Winneche said.

"It has been a real pleasure working with the n!faculty guys ever since I joined back in November. That have done everything as they promised, and have been constantly keeping us up-to-date with information about their situation.

"If it was up to us we would have stayed under their wings, but as it is a fact now that they cannot find the resources to have a top CSGO team, we are from this moment free on the market. 

"That means we are now ready to talk with everyone who might be interested in signing us as their new CSGO team. The game itself is making a lot of progress with big tournaments being announced all the time. The same goes for our team. Since it was made we have been feeling the progress from every single practice night together.

"We are a core of 3 rather experienced players mixed up with two new strong talents! If this team could have any interest for anyone out there, feel free to contract us. You can reach us via mail: Kavob5@hotmail.com or Facebook.com/PimpCS. 

"With that said I'm looking forward to what we hope will be a bright future. We have qualified for the IEM Katowice 250.000 $ European online qualifier finals, winning the Nordic qualifier without dropping a map. Also we have a new season of Gaming.dk SteelSeries League coming up, as well as a lot of other tournament that are yet to be announced! 

"Last but not least, once again thanks to n!faculty for being as supportive as you have been, it has been a pleasure to work with you."

unu.AiN's team consists of the following players:

Denmark Phillip "Aizy" Aistrup
Denmark Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander
Denmark Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen
Denmark Jacob "Pimp" Winneche
Denmark Rasmus "raalz" Steensborg

but..
2014-02-10 20:00
5 replies
it makes no sense, right?
2014-02-10 20:11
1 reply
Brutal.
2014-02-10 20:20
are u goin to cast any game today? :S get well soon
2014-02-10 20:25
You just stole the only word i had in my mind while reading this.
2014-02-10 20:34
no buts dis is life...
2014-02-10 20:44
#2
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Ukraine gungrave
whats wrong with them?
2014-02-10 20:00
wut
2014-02-10 20:00
They have been looking solid lately, comes as a surprise
2014-02-10 20:01
20 replies
Struggling with mid-team h2k isnt so solid
2014-02-10 20:06
19 replies
#38
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France Sheld
h2k have nice results
2014-02-10 20:17
9 replies
They haven't proven yet with top teams
2014-02-10 20:23
8 replies
wow
2014-02-10 20:30
2 replies
much wow??
2014-02-10 20:32
1 reply
such wow shibe
2014-02-11 10:36
#63
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Denmark MrDivi
They won vs Clan-Mystic, coming from lower bracket in a final. Beat KQLY, apex and them before they split, i would call that beating a top 15/20 team, not a mid team
2014-02-10 20:51
4 replies
ah dont remember it
2014-02-10 20:43
3 replies
#74
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Denmark MrDivi
Well, they had to win 2 maps, while cm had to win 1, cause of upper bracket advantage. they are a very good upcoming team, they will make surprises if they continue their work.
2014-02-10 20:51
2 replies
ffs its not h2k or nifaculty its wizardZ who beat clan mystic ...comin from lower bracket
2014-02-10 22:01
1 reply
#111
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Denmark MrDivi
Ohh it was? w/e h2k still good. :D
2014-02-10 22:10
h2k team owns you 24/7
2014-02-10 20:52
8 replies
fanboy?
2014-02-10 21:02
5 replies
mad russian?.
2014-02-10 21:31
4 replies
get brain asap and write something
2014-02-10 21:33
3 replies
Are you telling me that i have to buy a brain?... OMG...... GG. /close
2014-02-10 21:42
asap Rocky, asap Ferg or asap MOB?
2014-02-11 18:10
1 reply
as soon as possible
2014-02-11 18:31
that doesnt make them good
2014-02-10 21:21
1 reply
danish scene, WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU,
2014-02-10 20:02
2 replies
#64
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Denmark MrDivi
aint about danish scene, n!faculty is a german org.
2014-02-10 20:42
This is not danish scene? They got KICKED by a GERMAN organization because they couldn't AFFORD them.
2014-02-10 20:50
that's a bit wierd... they just won the nordic pre-qualifiers yesterday.
2014-02-10 20:02
6 replies
and? there is no money...
2014-02-10 20:04
5 replies
It would have made sense for any organization to keep them for just one more month. Kind of seems obvious that the exposure in a 250K tournament would have been worth it. But then again, i'm not an expert on e-sport management.
2014-02-10 20:09
4 replies
yeah. but maybe they had no money to sent them to katowice...
2014-02-10 20:12
#32
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Malta WATSKy
i agree completelly with you
2014-02-10 20:14
they are NOT qualified for EMS One - they are qualified for the final qualifier (16 teams for 6 slots)
2014-02-10 20:23
1 reply
I am aware. I did say "nordic pre-qualifiers" in #6. :) They were by far, one of the top contenders for one of those spots, IMO.
2014-02-10 20:40
the fuck Q_Q
2014-02-10 20:03
karrigan's spirit
2014-02-10 20:03
#9
cyx | 
Chile L1PPE
o.O
2014-02-10 20:03
sad
2014-02-10 20:03
lol
2014-02-10 20:04
So sad, maybe not the top team correnty, but with big potential and one of the main teams for 6 online spots to the Katowice. :/ Good luck for new org guys. ;)
2014-02-10 20:05
#14
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Denmark qwedsa
this can't be... Verygames, pick up this team ASAP.
2014-02-10 20:08
1 reply
Copenhagen Dragons xD
2014-02-10 20:09
#15
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Russia monte:)
oh my god... SK, n! ..
2014-02-10 20:05
1 reply
This looks like the most obvious choice to me... SK don't have a full team anyways, from what I understand.
2014-02-10 20:10
god wtf
2014-02-10 20:05
This stuff is so depressing considering how much talent the danish scene has
2014-02-10 20:05
Too often these things happen.
2014-02-10 20:08
Anexis?
2014-02-10 20:09
#23
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Slovakia kubiaxk
I hope they will find new home asap
2014-02-10 20:09
raalz can't catch a fucking break it seems... fuck you n!faculty orga, good results don't come over night you know
2014-02-10 20:10
9 replies
if you watched last night, that was exactly what happened. :D haha, I know what you mean though, just joking. Hope n! and raalz get something good coming for them
2014-02-10 20:22
yeah that's smart leave your LoL that makes you more money for a csgo team that isnt even qualified to EMS finals yet ....nice logic there you do realise that organizations have MONEY to pay to these players, they cant just keep them and pay them cocaine and beer
2014-02-10 20:41
6 replies
'the fuck you talking about? did you atleast read what i said, ok maybe i'm frustrated and insulted the organisation but that doesn't mean i'm not right, if the dumb fucks don't know how to manage 2 teams then they failed as a organisation in general so please, next time when you try to play the smartass role read twice and alt+f4 so you don't make a fool of yourself.goodday
2014-02-10 20:48
4 replies
So what you're saying is that because n!faculty ADMITTED to not being able to provide funding to both of their teams at this point of 2014, that they fail? First, you look at the sponsors, The biggest sponsor n!faculty appears to have is CMStorm. Now Let's assume n!faculty get's around $5000.00 USD/EURO a month from CMStorm. Now You have two teams that are probably getting some form of payment every month. - n!faculty CS:GO Salary $500.00 x 5 = $2500.00/month - n!faculty LoL Salary $250.00 x 5 = $1250.00/month - n!faculty Staff Salary $100.00 x 4 = $400.00/month - n!faculty budget: $5000.00/month - n!faculty payout: $4150.00/month - n!faculty Profit: $850.00/month Now this doesn't include traveling and hotel for events as it varies every year with the number of events, location of said events and so forth. So on months where no events are going on, n!faculty will save $850.00 towards the next upcoming one. This also doesn't include shipping of products to the players they get from sponsors, or the making of shirts, both of which are done atleast once a year. This is all speculation on how much n!faculty generates off sponsors(mainly CMStorm), the payout every month, and so forth. Do I agree with choosing the LoL team over CS:GO? I do and don't. But, LoL is by far the biggest title in eSports right now and if n!faculty LoL is able to break through into LCS, or even be a top amateur competitor, then that opens the door to more/better sponsors. Atleast n!faculty comes out and admits they're unable to provide funding for two teams. Alot of organizations will say they can provide, only for one of their teams to find out it was a lie. I'm not bashing you but you just seem to think n!faculty are getting rid of them because they want to, not because they're being forced to by a lower budget then in previous years. P.S: n!faculty has been a respected organization for the past 5+ years. They also have a big competitor, which would be Mousesports.
2014-02-10 22:56
3 replies
lol won't be around in the next 2 years, i guarantee it. dota will eclipse it for sure and csgo is growing bigger and bigger being the sole competitive fps title who has a chance in the future. n!faculty first had a cs team (1.6 and source afterwards) am i right? that's why i said they failed as a organisation plus the fact that i believe that a good organisation makes the impossible happen in hard situations. well maybe you and sideways are right and i am wrong, maybe it's just the frustration on my side, who knows
2014-02-11 12:07
mate... Sponsors never pay that amount on a monthly basis in cs scene. Trust me :) specially CMStorm - they don't have that much budget for esport sponsoring. They can only cover some lan support.
2014-02-11 12:25
1 reply
Didn't see this until now, sorry for the bump, don't take this as being a "dick" because it's not intended to sound like it. Like i stated: "LETS ASSUME". I also high balled those numbers. Most sponsors don't even payout monthly they instead opt for a one lump sum, or a bi-monthly plan(in my experience), etc, But my point was still made.
2014-04-01 01:39
id sell the coke and make more money than the CS salary
2014-02-11 09:36
surely the orga had made this decision before n! started playing this good as they are now
2014-02-10 20:56
So the team cant pay trip to katowice .... H2k won afterall :D
2014-02-10 20:11
1 reply
That was just final to go for online finals, uhh.
2014-02-10 20:12
nice to finally see the players and org, act as normal human being :)
2014-02-10 20:13
1 reply
+1
2014-02-10 22:07
#31
Pimp | 
Denmark Pimp
Seems like people misunderstand what happens here..:D N!faculty no longer have the money to keep us, so we both agreed it was best to split up! Their focus will be on LOL instead of CSGO. We are looking for a new home, and for those who think we are splitting up, thats not the case! :) Might not maked that clear enough in the statement, sry!
2014-02-10 20:18
12 replies
#35
s1mple | 
Norway eved
oh, this is clear enough! good luck guys!
2014-02-10 20:15
#36
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Malta WATSKy
Awesome awp yesterday by the way PIMP.... U're one ofe my favourite teams... Hope you find a ORG
2014-02-10 20:16
2 replies
q xupa piças fds..
2014-02-11 05:15
1 reply
#153
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Malta WATSKy
So por elogialo lol? Ele ta-se a cagar n me custa dizer o que penso atrasado..
2014-02-12 23:02
#37
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Denmark qwedsa
contact VeryGames, they might find place for you.
2014-02-10 20:16
drop an anonymous mail to SK gaming. :P
2014-02-10 20:19
#50
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CIS kHYRR73
talk to MTW
2014-02-10 20:24
1 reply
mTw wont pick up any teams, they are dead.
2014-02-10 21:48
You can decline to comment if you don't feel comfortable, but were you guys asking for salaries?
2014-02-10 20:47
2 replies
#99
Pimp | 
Denmark Pimp
It has nothing to do with demands or anything else. In case we qualified for IEM n!faculty would not have the budget to send us there togehter with their LoL budget. They cause of their sponsoers as Christian mentioned in his statement, was forced to chose. Neither because of us, or the LoL players :)
2014-02-10 21:48
1 reply
Shame. Best of luck finding a new organisation, man.
2014-02-10 23:07
Think it's good to not split up, the need to have good luck in finding a new home :-)
2014-02-10 21:45
but spot for ems katowice ?
2014-02-10 20:15
2 replies
they still don't have one... They will be playing in a 16 team tournament where 6 slots for EMS katowice are up for grabs. Besides, the slot goes to the players, not to the organization.
2014-02-10 20:21
Will go to the players.
2014-02-10 20:21
:( gl with new org
2014-02-10 20:18
and now SK.dk will return
2014-02-10 20:20
#46
tHm | 
Denmark tHm
LoL is killing eSports...
2014-02-10 20:22
5 replies
e9
2014-02-10 20:35
LoL is esports
2014-02-10 22:03
3 replies
#108
tHm | 
Denmark tHm
No, LoL is the fucking disease of eSports and should be eradicated immideadly.
2014-02-10 22:06
2 replies
^ truth
2014-02-10 22:12
+1
2014-02-11 01:00
lol
2014-02-10 20:24
GL guys!
2014-02-10 20:26
These things of orgs dropping lines seems like brazilian football teams and their coaches... One team loses a cup-> coach is out One team loses to their rivals-> coach is out Etc etc...
2014-02-10 20:29
its a lesson - do not qualify for intl events, its too expensive.
2014-02-10 20:34
2 replies
they arent even qualified yet, are you retarded? read the god damn news carefully ._.
2014-02-10 20:43
1 reply
if I read articles scum like you had nothing to say
2014-02-10 22:27
Expected
2014-02-10 20:44
unlucky
2014-02-10 20:48
#75
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Germany EDWR
no sense
2014-02-10 20:52
having that greedy kid Pimp in your team always bodes badly for the organisation.
2014-02-10 20:52
7 replies
lolwut??? Please explain yourself, cause this seems like a little kid that has something against a player, that is a whole lot better than him :D All kidding aside, what do you mean?
2014-02-10 21:17
6 replies
pimp asks for large salaries and such
2014-02-10 21:47
5 replies
And you base this on what? :) Do you have some insight knowledge that the rest of us dont? :)
2014-02-10 22:22
4 replies
yeah obviously because I just told you that he asks for large salaries.
2014-02-10 22:25
3 replies
Haha cool story. I think I know something you don't.. :) gl hf
2014-02-10 23:34
2 replies
then share with the rest of the folk
2014-02-11 05:15
1 reply
Not sure that certain people would like that ;) Lets just say that this jailbaitwarrior is an idiot, that doesn't know what he is talking about :)
2014-02-11 19:06
dropped for LoL.. lmao
2014-02-10 20:54
Poor pimp
2014-02-10 20:58
1 reply
he's KennyS soulmate
2014-02-10 20:59
Makes perfect sense if the company only has the money to fund 1 team at a decent level, why wouldn't they pick the esport that has the most players, viewers, money etc. Saying that, it is quite random happening after there team has achieved a certain amount of success in recent days but it's not like they've tried to hide anything, they've said it like it is and from their statements have had full transparency with there csgo team on the situation. We can only hope the danes are picked up by an org who can afford to send them the places they deserve.
2014-02-10 21:02
wtf...gl pimp
2014-02-10 21:08
The only thing we can learn from this news: LOL destroys esports Kappa
2014-02-10 21:14
wtf....
2014-02-10 21:20
sad, promising team.
2014-02-10 21:23
RIP in piece...
2014-02-10 21:25
are n!faculty even close to LCS or challenger in LoL? seems weird if they arent as theyd probably earn more through the cs team and helping a team come up in LoL and earn more that way
2014-02-10 21:37
1 reply
They aren't. And they aren't a big Organisation. They are like ESC. They have one Special Sponsor contract which allows them to have one "prof." Team. Not even a top contender. I'm not surprised at all.
2014-02-10 21:41
All because the cod of the mobas: LoL
2014-02-10 21:49
Quite a shame, but money controls all. GL ex-n!. Great fuckin team. Should have offers any moment now..
2014-02-10 21:51
All because of the cod of mobas: LoL LoL=CoD DotA2=CS SC2=Quake
2014-02-10 21:51
3 replies
damn thats a pretty good comparison, and the fact that LoL is the most popular esport makes me sad for the future of the human race, its a sickening fact.
2014-02-10 21:58
1 reply
Yeah :/
2014-02-11 09:56
+1 man
2014-02-10 22:15
Don't even know why nfaculty bother with CS teams, they never keep them longer than 2 months.
2014-02-10 22:03
n!faculty good org but not best (jw best)
2014-02-10 22:09
3DMAX will pick them, you heard it first
2014-02-10 22:23
sad Gl pimp and co :D!
2014-02-10 22:30
Sad, not only for the players, but also because n! is a household name in CS. It's really weird, not to mention sad, seeing so many classic CS orgs fielding teams in a dumbed down version of DOTA. If LoL is the future of e-sports, I want no part of it.
2014-02-11 00:57
I hope Pimp and company find a new orga for EMS, they are playing really well. ):
2014-02-11 04:50
Pimp dodging lans 100%
2014-02-11 05:14
fuck league of legends
2014-02-11 05:53
lol >>>> csgo :P but i f***king love csgo xD
2014-02-11 07:55
Expected.
2014-02-11 09:42
sad for danes, obviously they had potential
2014-02-11 12:31
so harsh :(
2014-02-11 14:04
Pimp deserves more. I see him in top teams such as NiP and company.
2014-02-11 19:22
Danish players should make a better line up like karrigan, gla1ve, pimp, friis + 1
2014-02-12 05:39
rip in pieces
2014-02-12 07:44
"We have qualified for the IEM Katowice 250.000 $ European online qualifier finals, winning the Nordic qualifier without dropping a map." is their league team doing anything at all? whatever i guess, sucks how big league is that orgs drop teams doing well for teams in the larger game
2014-02-12 10:09
If they qualify for ems, they will definetly find a good organisation soon. I think its a nice lu, which is just going to be stronger and stronger over time.
2014-02-12 10:13
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