Team Empire sign Rebels

The famous Dota2 organization Team Empire have revealed that they will be venturing into the CS:GO scene by signing the CIS team known as Rebels.

The signing comes after a successful campaign by the squad in StarLadder Regional Minor Championship CIS where they had a chance to earn a spot at the MLG Columbus qualifer but came up short in the grand finals, losing to Gambit. However, they earned $15,000 as runner-ups and drew positive attention to themselves.

The team also had a successful run in Rising Stars CIS #1 but came up short in the finals once again, losing to Binary Dragons 2-1. The teams core has been together for somewhile and Denis "⁠electronic⁠" Sharipov was the latest addition to the roster, replacing Vladyslav "⁠arch⁠" Svistov.


CyberFocus & co. will compete in the EU/CIS MLG Last Chance tournament 

The teams biggest talents are Belarusian players Roman "⁠CyberFocus⁠" Dergach and Sergey "⁠spaz⁠" Skrypchik. They are joined by Alexander "⁠spiker⁠" Ivanov and electronic from Russia and the Ukrainian Ilya "⁠fix⁠" Golovko rounds out their roster.

"It is a big honor to be a part of Team Empre. We need to do a ton of work to reach the goals we set ourselves but we believe that with the help of our new organization we can do it." Ivanov said in a statement.

"We were in talks with Team Empire before the CIS Minor. I believe that our players showed themselves well in the tournament and I'm glad that Team Empire thought like that as well and now we are a part of it" added the team manager Zalilov.

Team Empire's CS:GO roster is:

Belarus Roman "⁠CyberFocus⁠" Dergach
Belarus Sergey "⁠spaz⁠" Skrypchik
Russia Alexander "⁠spiker⁠" Ivanov
Russia Denis "⁠electronic⁠" Sharipov
Ukraine Ilya "⁠fix⁠" Golovko

Russia Maxim "nirvana_sf" Zalilov - Manager

CyberFocus & co will have another chance at earning a spot at the MLG Columbus qualifier, as they will be participating in EU/CIS MLG Last Chance tournament which will host teams from both Europe and CIS and will grant two spots for the qualifier.

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Ukraine Ilya 'fix' Golovko
Ilya 'fix' Golovko
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
146
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.70
Russia Alexander 'spiker' Ivanov
Alexander 'spiker' Ivanov
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.89
Maps played:
210
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.71
Russia Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
66
KPR:
0.81
DPR:
0.71
Ukraine Vladyslav 'arch' Svistov
Vladyslav 'arch' Svistov
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
136
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.72
Belarus Sergey 'spaz' Skrypchik
Sergey 'spaz' Skrypchik
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
167
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
Belarus Roman 'CyberFocus' Dergach
Roman 'CyberFocus' Dergach
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
187
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.70
thats cool!
2016-01-31 21:20
goodluck rebel
2016-01-31 21:20
#12
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Belarus Starvoid
nice
2016-01-31 21:19
#16
jOELZ | 
Finland jleh
expected
2016-01-31 21:20
noobs
2016-01-31 21:19
PogChamp
2016-01-31 21:19
GL
2016-01-31 21:20
nice one
2016-01-31 21:20
#23
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Germany rotz
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
wtf
2016-01-31 21:20
too late
2016-01-31 21:20
#28
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North America ewo
expected
2016-01-31 21:20
expected?
2016-01-31 21:20
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
VERY HAPPY FINALLY A GOOD TEAM GETS PICKED UP GOOD LUCK!
2016-01-31 21:20
5 replies
#66
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Russia rsvt
>CyberFocus >Good Pick one
2016-01-31 21:32
4 replies
CF is good
2016-01-31 21:49
3 replies
#87
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Russia rsvt
In your baguette dreams <3
2016-01-31 21:56
+1
2016-01-31 21:57
#104
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Sweden Rec123
Cyberfocus is ok, not good.
2016-02-01 00:07
Good sign up i guess !
2016-01-31 21:20
#33
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New Zealand joshwaah
who
2016-01-31 21:20
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
#35
saju | 
Poland pllush
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
ez
2016-01-31 21:20
who are those unknown orgs, why ford/mercedes/bmw dont have their own team
2016-01-31 21:20
2 replies
Empire is pretty known org in dota
2016-01-31 21:24
1 reply
#91
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Finland kappaboi
+1
2016-01-31 22:14
gz ggglhf <3
2016-01-31 21:20
instantly 50 comments that say 'n1'
2016-01-31 21:20
The Star Wars irony is strong with this one.
2016-01-31 21:21
1 reply
+1
2016-01-31 23:07
botpire
2016-01-31 21:21
good luck CF
2016-01-31 21:21
gl
2016-01-31 21:22
#47
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Russia Reph
Empire stickers? WOWOWOWOOW
2016-01-31 21:22
4 replies
#65
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Latvia Ke]R[4u
you can dream
2016-01-31 21:32
3 replies
#67
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Russia Reph
Latvian CS. What is it?
2016-01-31 21:33
2 replies
Still better than Russian ;)
2016-01-31 22:49
1 reply
lol nope
2016-02-01 00:08
who?
2016-01-31 21:22
hAZARD comeback please! ;)
2016-01-31 21:23
3 replies
#113
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Russia sNQ-
he is low
2016-02-01 09:06
2 replies
is low? you mean he is still playing? :D
2016-02-01 12:47
1 reply
#118
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Russia sNQ-
he was low always
2016-02-01 14:26
OMG, WHY REBELS? GA > REBELS, COME ON EMPIRE R U KIDDINGUING MEEEE
2016-01-31 21:23
1 reply
Stfu favela boy
2016-01-31 23:15
gl
2016-01-31 21:23
Luke skywalker is in the dark side of the force now? :(
2016-01-31 21:25
#54
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Switzerland Sylleo
sick twitter memes incoming
2016-01-31 21:26
#56
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Sweden Donger89
easy for xboct 4Head
2016-01-31 21:27
l0l
2016-01-31 21:28
Ugliest team in CS:GO history?
2016-01-31 21:28
2 replies
#61
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Belarus ALBiNh0
some aussie i believe
2016-01-31 21:30
any team with moku in it
2016-01-31 22:12
got rekt by ENCE :)
2016-01-31 21:28
OMG SCREAM YOU GOD
2016-01-31 21:30
who
2016-01-31 21:31
#63
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Russia rsvt
As sneg1 (VP CEO) said - shaurmichnaya, a ne esport organizaciya
2016-01-31 21:31
1 reply
really good english, m8
2016-02-01 17:58
#64
moose | 
Sweden bigXD
n1
2016-01-31 21:31
GL
2016-01-31 21:33
Good investment, gl. k e e p o
2016-01-31 21:35
WHY NOT SIGN EX TITAN???? EMPIRE RETARDELELELELELELE?
2016-01-31 21:36
nirvana_sf: spaze molodoi ostanovyat je =DDD
2016-01-31 21:39
Tier 1
2016-01-31 21:41
1 reply
#114
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Russia sNQ-
tier 7-8
2016-02-01 09:07
WTF?
2016-01-31 21:42
Empire Counter-strikes back sorry zeus
2016-01-31 21:43
Not bad.
2016-01-31 21:44
s detstva za Empire !
2016-01-31 21:44
Wasted money lel
2016-01-31 21:48
#82
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Poland Redrumowy
probably should pick up ex-Piter better cis teams already have orgs
2016-01-31 21:50
#83
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Russia Lug[E]r
AYYYYYY LMAO
2016-01-31 21:51
Team Empre. I'd kick them out right away xd anyway gl a new nice Name in CS:GO ;)
2016-01-31 22:00
322 team ujebki
2016-01-31 22:20
secret ex-Titan incoming?
2016-01-31 22:22
Nirvana pjos
2016-01-31 22:34
but wasn't it Rebels>Empire?
2016-01-31 22:38
#97
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Bulgaria b0xeR4et0
So the rebels are working for the empire now... Damn
2016-01-31 22:41
Holy shit... This is amazing :D For those who don't know, Empire is one of the best Dota 2 teams/organisations out there
2016-01-31 23:09
#102
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Japan h1larious
ez kurt cobain
2016-01-31 23:47
gl pacani
2016-01-31 23:49
what a shitty team lol.
2016-02-01 00:10
Famous Org picks up an unknown team WONDERFUL
2016-02-01 00:18
spiker noob, drop him. The only russian who is good at cs go is elektronik. Others suck big cock.
2016-02-01 06:01
#111
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Greece hekzy
Spoilers for Star Wars 8.....
2016-02-01 06:29
rebels throwers ban them :/
2016-02-01 06:52
join the dark side
2016-02-01 09:10
Ez for XBOCT
2016-02-01 13:34
never heard of that team before, will see how they will perform
2016-02-01 15:59
such a great and unexpected news! tolko ne zaznavaites bleat, a to prosrete vse.
2016-02-01 18:04
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