HellRaisers to live in Kiev

HellRaisers member Kirill 'ANGE1' Karasiow has revealed in a video log that the entire HellRaisers team will be moving to live in Kiev, Ukraine on May 3rd.

HellRaisers are a team that has struggled in 2015, with their biggest misstep so far being a group stage exit at ESL One Katowice in a group where many judged them to be the team to advance over CLG and Keyd Stars (after NiP of course topped the group).

The Eastern European team suffered another blow when Russian player Egor "flamie" Vasilyev departed to ultimately don the role of official fifth for regional rivals Na`Vi. Looking to bolster their firepower, the team added another Kazakh veteran, Rustem "mou" Telepov.

ANGE1 has revealed that HR will be moving to Kiev on May 3rd 

However, this team's kryptonite has always been, as long as teammate Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev plays at least, the ping variance produced by the various members living across Ukraine and the CIS region, which makes team practice less effective for HR in general.

The addition of another Kazakh player no doubt looked to provide more headaches for the geographically dispersed team.

These problems can be considered somewhat solved as team leader Kirill "ANGE1" Karasiow has revealed in a new video log on HellRaisers' channel that the team will all permanently move to Kiev starting on May 3rd.

The video can be found at this link, which is timestamped to when ANGE1 mentions the above information. English subtitles should be automatically enabled, but if they are not, they can be turned on via the settings button.

A slightly edited paraphrase of ANGE1's comments is found below:

"Our team will move to Kiev permanently starting on the 3rd of May. Instead of bootcamping, we'll prepare for 1-2 months on location before tournaments and depending on tournament schedules. There will also be off-weeks where our team members can go visit their families."

HellRaisers' next event is DreamHack Open Tours in France, where eight teams will battle for $40,000 on May 9-10.

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Ukraine Kirill 'ANGE1' Karasiow
Kirill 'ANGE1' Karasiow
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Kazakhstan Rustem 'mou' Telepov
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Russia Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
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Kazakhstan Dauren 'AdreN' Kystaubayev
Dauren 'AdreN' Kystaubayev
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n1 my friends
2015-04-30 08:21
Spain Ayrr 
Yes, long bootcamp to get stomped by players who played no more than 40 hours in 2 weeks. Usual thing :D 16-0, 30-3, shoxilon nvr frgt.
2015-04-30 10:56
when shox did 30-3 can u post me the game ?
2015-04-30 12:48
France Kairos1g 
2015-04-30 13:08
3 rating lmao
2015-04-30 16:33
hltv.org/legacy/match/2291980-hellraiser.. If u don't believe, you can read it in the comments. Lan tournament btw, dreamhack valencia last summer.
2015-04-30 13:10
Can't find the matchpage but hltv.org/news/12829-shox-powers-epsilon-.. and here VODs (in russian tho) youtube.com/watch?v=SuIVQjA9gaY
2015-04-30 13:12
Yes, with cheater Sf in team giving infos and giving away frags for shox for not look legit :DDD Go reply me he cheated only in 1 matchmaking buahahahha xD
2015-04-30 13:38
Delusional kid, it was on lan, how the fuck sf gonna wall there to tell him where they camp. Stop acting like a stupid, shox was on his godmode level on his epsilon days. Just a stomp by him.
2015-04-30 13:41
Sound ESP though, even if i dont believe Sf had that.
2015-04-30 13:48
n1 all on hellraisers
2015-04-30 08:22
hellraisers tier 3 team disband already
2015-04-30 08:22
Mexico Moxw 
2015-04-30 08:22
Who cares lmao
2015-04-30 08:23
Hopefully this will help them be able to compete at tournaments. I love seeing very competitive tourneys!
2015-04-30 08:23
The problem of Hellraisers isn't their skill. They all can make headshots, its their EGO and willingness to commit to hard practice start wise and to learn to not get down during hard-games.
2015-04-30 08:26
Maybe they have the passion to want to win, but the motivation is just lack luster. The game may get a lot more annoying if its like a job, I dunno.
2015-04-30 12:04
Original adren best adren
2015-04-30 08:26
Yep, that fakenicker from murica sucks
2015-04-30 10:07
but murica adren much stronger
2015-04-30 12:13
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2015-04-30 17:45
Vietnam hcd 
what a joke when HR still support this clown team after Simple,Marik and Flamie (after) left the team. Many good talents and teams dont have any sponsors to support their dream ,why HR still waste their time,money & faith on this team ?
2015-04-30 08:30
Brazil 1kuNg 
what a waste of money...
2015-04-30 08:36
Why move to ukraine? Doesn't it still get bombed in areas 24/7?
2015-04-30 08:39
do not watch TV lol
2015-04-30 08:49
What's he saying thats not true? All the news that people get on TV from Ukrain is the war. Explain us instead of just trashtalking.
2015-04-30 09:21
tbh our government is stupid and news, media are exaggerated
2015-04-30 09:41
I'm not sure if you are serious, but the 'war' is in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. The seperatists or whatever you want to call them, will never get even close to Ukraine. The only thing they need to worry about is to not get their plane to Kiev shot down lol
2015-04-30 09:42
It would be a russian commercial flight, i highly doubt it :D
2015-04-30 09:59
"never get even close to Kiev" *, cant edit now
2015-04-30 11:07
Only in Donbass area
2015-04-30 08:50
2015-04-30 08:58
lol i read it like that too
2015-04-30 09:12
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2015-04-30 14:33
Sweden kraken108 
2015-04-30 08:45
2015-04-30 08:47
Now people will make threads and demand an Ukrainian Flag for HR n1 ("__")
2015-04-30 08:46
No because 2 kz + 1 rus = cis
2015-04-30 10:57
kz+ru = cis ez
2015-04-30 13:33
Stupid kids who think they are better then most pros and judge them by their actions. I love to see that HellRaisers are really trying to improve. Instead of the This community and its dubble standard makes me puke on its ugly face it claims to call it self "a fanbase". Like look at Keyd Stars ( hltv.org/news/14852-keyd-stars-open-to-n.. ) and the ammount of positive shit they get (not that they dont deserve it), but they are a 1 tier lower team and have basically in terms of achievement not come far except traveld to get knocked down from any playoff. And when HellRaisers do the same its a "waste of money". I wish HellRaisers the best luck and hope they shut the hole of the new schooling skin addicted kids forever. But I guess its the Internet. Whats more amusing is that the people in this community that can identify with this are low and selfish people who think they know better. There is a reason HellRaisers compete internationally and you not. Flame on, dickheads.
2015-04-30 08:48
kLIMAX stopped here
2015-04-30 08:50
Okay Terence.
2015-04-30 08:51
Kazakhstan Getlive 
you're absolutely right. gl hf hr
2015-04-30 08:55
Russia Drinkins 
n1 man!
2015-04-30 09:42
I approve :D
2015-04-30 11:25
The amount of wisdom in your post is too damn high for nowadays HLTV.org userid 116000 says it all ;)
2015-04-30 13:43
Europe duke` 
I thought i never gonna see an intelligent comment on HLTV again. Well done, Sir! +1111111
2015-04-30 14:45
2015-04-30 20:15
new russian troops incoming to ukraine
2015-04-30 08:49
HR has such strong invdividual skill and a good set-up Problem is once their set up has been found and antistratted they go no brains mode and get picked 1 by 1 till they all die.
2015-04-30 08:50
Latvia Ke]R[4u 
2015-04-30 08:52
40k total prize pool or per player? if its in total... that's just fkin sad. the game makes millions for valve, vulcun and csgolounge / day and for others. 40k should be the prize for a victory in MM
2015-04-30 08:52
Are you joking or autistic? :)
2015-04-30 09:18
40k... 8 teams... 40 players + staff. low as fuck.
2015-04-30 11:43
You're talking as if their org doesn't pay them.
2015-04-30 12:09
before TSM and nV smell the money, just a few orgas payed their players. and no more than 4 or 5 were payed with OK wages.
2015-04-30 12:38
definitely not low here, probably not for kz/ru/ua either
2015-04-30 17:48
Cmon HR, i believe
2015-04-30 08:53
ceh9 | 
World mukas17 
inb4 disband in 2 months. Living in a team house permanently didn't go too well for Titan.
2015-04-30 09:02
well what is the recent political situation in kiev? last year it was hell of a war at this time
2015-04-30 09:14
Xeno | 
Netherlands Xenoo 
You know the country is called the Ukraine and Kiev is just one city? They fight in the east closer to the border. They won't get close to Kiev...
2015-04-30 12:42
the fighting is happening in the Donbass region, and not even the entire one; kind of an exaggerative comparison but it's like asking how's the fighting in the US if a civil war happened in delaware
2015-04-30 18:20
Lol they think if they practice war irl they'll get better.
2015-04-30 09:17
chrisJ | 
United Kingdom Harribo 
2015-04-30 12:01
Another bootcamp ? 4th time is the charm right ?
2015-04-30 09:35
why is this core 3 HR still in pro cs they suck ffs waste of money
2015-04-30 09:41
Thats a good question, i mean, for that matter why are any of the NA teams "pro" :DDD
2015-04-30 09:43
Looks like a lot of people lost skins on HR lel
2015-04-30 09:44
They need this, Gl dosia and kucher . #Hellraiserstoreturn
2015-04-30 09:55
Go HellRaisers! One of my favorite teams.
2015-04-30 10:16
Denmark jjh 
LOL still you won't win shit :DDD 2 years of disappointment already and 3rd incoming
2015-04-30 10:16
Poland .... 
Soon Putin as coach Kappa
2015-04-30 10:20
gl, we'll see how the reduced ping diff helps.
2015-04-30 10:24
Japan h1larious 
real life training kappa
2015-04-30 10:27
good for them..
2015-04-30 10:32
More time to drink vodka together
2015-04-30 10:40
2015-04-30 11:10
No markeloff - no party Kappa
2015-04-30 14:36
wow they are still trying to compete?
2015-04-30 11:23
Good Luck, but idk, Ange1 did a stupid reshuffles in 2013 to build INCREDIBLE CIS SUPERTEAM but finally his team isnt in top 10 atm... Dunno how will it help them.. I guess that they need to change something in their head and be more professional. Ty for reading) ( YEZ Russian told thanks! )
2015-04-30 11:31
Another waste of time and money.
2015-04-30 11:31
waste of time and money is your mom paying your internet.
2015-04-30 11:51
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2015-04-30 12:13
Latvia Ke]R[4u 
ayy lmao
2015-04-30 13:54
You are mad because of my nick - i know. Sorry.
2015-04-30 16:07
I cant help to feel that Hellraisers is a team who are just fine by being a "professional team" rather than striving to become the #1 world. A bunch of guys who are ok with how things are and spent more time drinking vodka than actually prqctising ;p
2015-04-30 12:19
Finland kommunisti 
Good move!
2015-04-30 12:39
Nice!! HF
2015-04-30 13:21
Kazakhstan gxok 
They're never gonna get any better
2015-04-30 13:23
2015-04-30 16:57
What a challenge for Vlada. 5 men 1 girl.
2015-04-30 13:45
she is with big alpha dosia so only 1 man
2015-04-30 14:11
2015-04-30 14:38
Switzerland Sylleo 
living together will make or break HR, gl to them
2015-04-30 13:55
lmao, russia so shit even russians immigrate to ukraine
2015-04-30 14:11
Actually Ukranians did it xD Escaped from UKR, then Pitin gives them new house, food, good workplace etc. Gimme new house for free too, why not. Kappa
2015-04-30 14:41
Russia is shit - yes, but not better then UKR. All because of this dumbest "war" ever. A few years ago it was two good countries, everything was cool between us (usual people)
2015-04-30 14:49
Hellraisers are forever a tier 3 team sry
2015-04-30 16:58
i'm so sorry for HR... unless they change their IGL they will never reach nothing :/
2015-04-30 22:54
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