ex-KaBuM sign for Keyd Stars

Keyd Stars have announced that they have secured the services of the former KaBuM.TD team.

The Brazilian decided against renewing their contract with KaBuM shortly after returning from the offline qualifier for ESL One Katowice, where they managed to secure one of the spots at the upcoming CS:GO major that were up for grabs.

The move signals Keyd Stars' first experience in CS:GO, just five months after the organisation signed a sponsorship deal with Vivo, the biggest telecommunications company in Brazil.


ex-KaBuM move to Keyd Stars

According to a statement from Keyd Stars, the players will travel to Europe one week prior to ESL One Katowice to prepare for the tournament, the first major in which a Brazilian team will be in attendance.

"This is a very special moment for me and for everyone on the team," Caio "zqk" Fonseca wrote on Facebook.

"This opportunity acknowledges our huge effort, which began at the end of last year and resulted in our qualification for ESL One Katowice despite all the adversities we had to overcome."

Keyd Stars' CS:GO lineup consists of:

Brazil Gabriel "⁠FalleN⁠" Toledo
Brazil Fernando "⁠fer⁠" Alvarenga
Brazil Lucas "⁠steel⁠" Lopes
Brazil Caio "⁠zqkS⁠" Fonseca
Brazil Ricardo "⁠boltz⁠" Prass

Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
14
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.73
Brazil Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Lucas 'steel' Lopes
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
18
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.70
Brazil Caio 'zqkS' Fonseca
Caio 'zqkS' Fonseca
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
18
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.71
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
14
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
9
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.71
ok
2015-02-25 09:46
16 replies
Website official to team: keyd.com.br/global/
2015-02-25 11:59
12 replies
fucking great logo!
2015-02-25 13:49
5 replies
ok
2015-02-25 15:06
1 reply
Really nice!
2015-02-25 15:42
dat sticker
2015-02-25 18:05
you're kidding right?
2015-02-25 19:55
stickers! volvo plzzzz
2015-02-25 23:42
keylogger. you'll lose your balls if you click.
2015-02-25 15:56
1 reply
U dead? Lol
2015-02-25 18:10
ugly, unsightly logo. i hate it
2015-02-25 18:07
help me out here bro... is Fallen pretty bad at managing / communicating with sponsors or are orgs over there shady as fuck? This is the 3rd time in a very short period they jump ship and every time there has been so much bad blood and its all about money.
2015-02-26 10:25
2 replies
Orgs support is very shit bro, fallen is not a manager too, but is struggling.
2015-02-26 13:54
#227
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Brazil Kohzito
In Brazil these are few organizations for CS... One player in EUA receive more then 5 five in Brazil in Kabum (biggest sponsor for CS)
2015-02-26 15:15
#89
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Europe Dan Zero
Well nice stickers incoming. I like their logo.
2015-02-25 12:27
1 reply
ugly, unsightly logo
2015-02-25 18:05
Yeah, nice logo, will make some nice stickers. It will be good to see some people speaking portuguese in katowice :D
2015-02-25 15:32
Expected
2015-02-25 09:47
#3
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Finland Eepzie
n1
2015-02-25 09:47
expected
2015-02-25 09:47
nice
2015-02-25 09:48
yes
2015-02-25 09:48
np
2015-02-25 09:49
FOR BRAZIL
2015-02-25 09:49
When?
2015-02-25 09:51
gl
2015-02-25 09:51
expected
2015-02-25 09:54
GL galeras!!! GO KEYD :D
2015-02-25 09:54
Nice! Good luck! :)
2015-02-25 09:55
meh
2015-02-25 09:56
n1 <3
2015-02-25 09:57
Awesome sticker here we go!
2015-02-25 09:58
4 replies
3 replies
Ikr :D much better then KaBuM's stickers
2015-02-25 10:13
2 replies
#82
RpK | 
Uruguay iNVE14
+1
2015-02-25 12:05
#228
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Brazil Kohzito
+1
2015-02-26 15:16
Ayy lmao
2015-02-25 09:58
2 replies
?
2015-02-25 13:46
1 reply
xD
2015-02-25 15:04
What a stupid move
2015-02-25 10:10
2 replies
? Keyd > Kabum. No stupidity there since kabum didnt support them for anything.
2015-02-25 10:29
1 reply
Also 1week bootcamp in Europe before major. Its great for them
2015-02-25 10:41
everyone expected iBUYPOWER right? xD
2015-02-25 10:12
7 replies
it would be either keyd or ibp, those were the rumors at least
2015-02-25 11:02
5 replies
Wouldve never been ibp
2015-02-25 12:15
4 replies
+1
2015-02-25 13:01
+1
2015-02-25 16:39
+1
2015-02-25 19:48
+bayonet
2015-02-26 12:39
#229
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Brazil Kohzito
Keyd have contacted Fallen since August 2014... IBP is just rumors
2015-02-26 15:17
nice
2015-02-25 10:12
#36
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Poland SUUL
GL guys :)
2015-02-25 10:15
#37
Zero | 
Slovakia harek
gl hf
2015-02-25 10:24
ok
2015-02-25 10:29
Keyd - 264000 facebook likes KaBuM! - 173000 facebook likes therefore Keyd>KaBuM!
2015-02-25 10:31
10 replies
cuz facebook mean everything kappa
2015-02-25 10:44
6 replies
no Kappa fnatic - 1800000 facebook likes NiP - 412000 facebook likes fnatic>NiP it's truth illuminati?? maybe
2015-02-25 10:46
5 replies
#107
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Argentina ECSBOX
what about the total surface of the sun over the hypotenuse of rectuangular, adrangualar explicit, cuadralotica shrill mass of 5 human elephants with overdose of nian cats Tes, illuminati confirmed
2015-02-25 13:11
3 replies
answer is 42
2015-02-25 14:12
2 replies
#141
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Argentina ECSBOX
correct, cuz the cats are blue
2015-02-25 15:04
1 reply
#170
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Brazil Matheus56
and bananas are blue aswell
2015-02-25 17:01
#108
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Argentina ECSBOX
what about the total surface of the sun over the hypotenuse of rectuangular, adrangualar explicit, cuadralotica shrill mass of 5 human elephants with overdose of nian cats Yes, illuminati confirmed
2015-02-25 13:12
great measure
2015-02-25 10:55
#230
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Brazil Kohzito
Because League of Legends team... Keyd is first or second force in fan base, Kabum are third/ fourth
2015-02-26 15:20
1 reply
I was joking obviously, I have no idea which org is better
2015-02-26 15:21
nice
2015-02-25 10:48
gl!!
2015-02-25 10:49
can anyone link sticker LOGO to me. i dont care anything other than STICKERS :D
2015-02-25 10:53
#53
aurora | 
Australia omag
nice
2015-02-25 10:54
#55
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Brazil Nobuga
Expected.
2015-02-25 10:55
Sonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn :s
2015-02-25 11:12
1 reply
are you FalleN's father?
2015-02-25 12:26
Good luck FalleN & CIA! Go KStars!!! Now, focus on training and study, please!
2015-02-25 11:21
1 reply
Focus, focus, focus and focus!
2015-02-25 11:54
Nice.
2015-02-25 11:22
Keyd (org) better Kabum (org) Good luck my friends, go kStars!
2015-02-25 11:32
Good luck <3
2015-02-25 11:24
#GoKeyd #GoBrazil
2015-02-25 11:26
n1
2015-02-25 11:27
atleast brazil have sponsors
2015-02-25 11:30
I am happy that america finally have one good team!
2015-02-25 11:44
2 replies
#72
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Netherlands JUNG13
dat b8 m9 ;)
2015-02-25 11:48
Thanks, we appreciate!
2015-02-25 11:56
That logo tho :/ I dont like.. kabum better imo.
2015-02-25 11:57
1 reply
u w0t m8
2015-02-25 16:41
just before sticker money, haha
2015-02-25 12:05
1 reply
#172
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Brazil Matheus56
kabum (org) woudn't profit anything so whatever
2015-02-25 17:03
Expected GL to katowice!
2015-02-25 12:07
GL Ronaldinho
2015-02-25 12:20
noo i wont get kabum stickers the logo of kabum was better than this one :/
2015-02-25 12:31
gogo Keyd Stars!
2015-02-25 12:34
1 reply
Go go!
2015-02-25 12:43
Kabum was better name Not nice -1
2015-02-25 12:43
7 replies
that's bcuz you are muslin muslins love kabum kappa
2015-02-25 12:47
2 replies
Hahahaha nice one
2015-02-25 13:33
hahahahahahahahahahahhahahahhahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahah
2015-02-25 17:22
... lol the name could be any, what matters is how serious and professional the organization.
2015-02-25 12:51
2 replies
#146
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Brazil Luca0
+1
2015-02-25 15:11
so, Team YP > NiP?
2015-02-25 16:29
+1 also kabum's logo is way better than keyd's one
2015-02-25 13:33
Great news
2015-02-25 12:46
Really nice
2015-02-25 12:50
The new sticker'll be awesome, and i hope they actually help the team this time around. I see that Kabum was the only one that put soma faith on CS:GO back then, but didn't have the guts to go further beyond. #GOKEYD
2015-02-25 13:00
7 replies
Shut up
2015-02-25 13:33
6 replies
He is right lol
2015-02-25 13:36
2 replies
Ph is a personal friend, just playing on him. I love them!!
2015-02-25 14:30
1 reply
lol 2x
2015-02-25 14:56
He is right man,Kabum put their trust in a crazy Fallen's plan and invested in a "dead" game in Brazil.
2015-02-25 13:46
1 reply
Ph is a personal friend, just playing on him. I love them!!
2015-02-25 14:31
Oh, now you're from Finland? Sure sure
2015-02-26 11:32
KaBuM lose future best team.
2015-02-25 13:03
awesome gl!
2015-02-25 13:03
now try and get out of groups!
2015-02-25 13:08
Gl :D i hope they will show us some good moments at majors.
2015-02-25 13:12
2 replies
+1
2015-02-25 13:35
+1
2015-02-25 15:05
hope they get out of groups to get that invite to the next major :)
2015-02-25 13:15
Better name and logo! Go Brazil!
2015-02-25 13:34
i don't like them because of their fanboys but that's great chance for them i guess. kabum's logo was better for stickers though.
2015-02-25 13:35
4 replies
dat logic... youre so smart
2015-02-25 13:39
3 replies
yes i am
2015-02-25 16:09
2 replies
fanboys are always annoying.
2015-02-25 16:31
lmao
2015-02-25 17:30
Congrats to them on securing a better sponsor, hopefully now they won't have to crowdfund any more travel expenses.
2015-02-25 13:55
zqk sick awper, gl to FalleN and co with new org
2015-02-25 14:12
expected
2015-02-25 14:47
g0
2015-02-25 14:49
huehuehue
2015-02-25 15:01
hahaha, GL !
2015-02-25 15:02
go go go
2015-02-25 15:07
What kind of company is keyd?
2015-02-25 15:24
1 reply
a gaming one
2015-02-25 16:31
NICE!! GL!!!
2015-02-25 15:28
#GoKeyd
2015-02-25 15:34
#155
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North America ewo
so no beautiful kabum stickers for asiimovs? ;-;
2015-02-25 15:51
2 replies
1 reply
#216
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North America ewo
the new logo is super dope but the kabum stickers were gonna look awesome on asiimovs
2015-02-26 01:23
Nice! GL :D
2015-02-25 15:54
#GoKeyD #GoBrazil GL
2015-02-25 16:08
So Kabum gets screwed out of sticker money now?
2015-02-25 16:38
2 replies
Kabum wouldn't receive no money from stickers
2015-02-25 17:18
#178
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Germany rotz
They dont deserve the money, they did nothing for the team since mlg aspen.
2015-02-25 17:27
go keyloggers! kappa
2015-02-25 17:01
GL in Katowice!
2015-02-25 17:32
#GOKEYD
2015-02-25 17:48
Mirage vs Funtic never Forget !
2015-02-25 17:52
Good Luck Brasil :P
2015-02-25 18:05
GO KEYD, LET'S DO THIS MY BRAZILIANS
2015-02-25 18:13
YES GL GUYS!
2015-02-25 18:37
kabum logo > Keyd logo
2015-02-25 18:53
cool
2015-02-25 19:28
Best of luck to Katowice, you'll need it :)
2015-02-25 19:33
I will cheer for you! pass groupstage and you already legends for me. no matter the result it will be great learning experience and exciting to see this team with all the other big teams. gl gl gl
2015-02-25 19:57
Am i the only one here who thinks Keyd logo is one of the best?Not trying to be a fanboy here but i really like that logo,IMO,way better than Kabum's.
2015-02-25 21:28
Great! Now we don't have to hear or see that stupid name KaBum anymore.
2015-02-25 21:30
1 reply
+1
2015-02-25 21:38
nice
2015-02-25 21:54
Will they be keyd stars.TD now?
2015-02-26 00:02
1 reply
No TD, just Keyd
2015-02-26 03:07
GO KEYD !!!!
2015-02-26 00:09
planetKEY, KEYd- many teams call ...KEY...
2015-02-26 00:12
1 reply
that's the key, dude
2015-02-26 00:51
GO KEYD !!! :D
2015-02-26 00:51
GO KEYD!
2015-02-26 14:29
KeyD! More support for the BR team! Perfect Sticks are coming!
2015-02-26 14:45
expected
2015-02-26 15:21
deserved, these dudes have earned a better org.
2015-02-26 20:47
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