Team Empire sign Rebels

BenjaCS
January 31st, 2016 21:19

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:
21
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.89
Maps played:
325
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.13
Russia Alexander 'spiker' Ivanov
Alexander 'spiker' Ivanov
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.89
Maps played:
373
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Russia Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Denis 'electronic' Sharipov
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
669
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Ukraine Vladyslav 'arch' Svistov
Vladyslav 'arch' Svistov
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
545
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
Belarus Sergey 'spaz' Skrypchik
Sergey 'spaz' Skrypchik
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
250
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Belarus Roman 'CyberFocus' Dergach
Roman 'CyberFocus' Dergach
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
483
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.11
#5
kaboose | 
Finland fe11owH 
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
jleh | 
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
Germany rotz 
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
wtf
2016-01-31 21:20
#27
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Armenia HaRRyarm 
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
#30
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Lithuania AvaIon 
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
VERY HAPPY FINALLY A GOOD TEAM GETS PICKED UP GOOD LUCK!
2016-01-31 21:20
#66
HeatoN | 
Russia rassvet 
>CyberFocus >Good Pick one
2016-01-31 21:32
CF is good
2016-01-31 21:49
#87
HeatoN | 
Russia rassvet 
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
#34
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Colombia DEK441 
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
#35
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Poland pllush 
n1
2016-01-31 21:20
ez
2016-01-31 21:20
#37
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
who are those unknown orgs, why ford/mercedes/bmw dont have their own team
2016-01-31 21:20
Empire is pretty known org in dota
2016-01-31 21:24
#91
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Finland kappaboi 
+1
2016-01-31 22:14
gz ggglhf <3
2016-01-31 21:20
#39
rain | 
Norway LakSeey 
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
2016-01-31 23:07
botpire
2016-01-31 21:21
#43
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Georgia Fatal Fighter 
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
#65
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Latvia Ke]R[4u 
you can dream
2016-01-31 21:32
#67
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Russia Reph 
Latvian CS. What is it?
2016-01-31 21:33
Still better than Russian ;)
2016-01-31 22:49
#105
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Estonia jesuschrist~ 
lol nope
2016-02-01 00:08
who?
2016-01-31 21:22
hAZARD comeback please! ;)
2016-01-31 21:23
#113
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Russia sNQ- 
he is low
2016-02-01 09:06
is low? you mean he is still playing? :D
2016-02-01 12:47
#118
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Russia sNQ- 
he was low always
2016-02-01 14:26
#50
fer | 
Brazil Br1ghtEyes 
OMG, WHY REBELS? GA > REBELS, COME ON EMPIRE R U KIDDINGUING MEEEE
2016-01-31 21:23
#101
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Bangladesh Evil_Potato 
Stfu favela boy
2016-01-31 23:15
gl
2016-01-31 21:23
#53
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France Escher 
Luke skywalker is in the dark side of the force now? :(
2016-01-31 21:25
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
#57
CeRq | 
Russia purewhite 
l0l
2016-01-31 21:28
#58
Australia 2015 
Ugliest team in CS:GO history?
2016-01-31 21:28
#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
HeatoN | 
Russia rassvet 
As sneg1 (VP CEO) said - shaurmichnaya, a ne esport organizaciya
2016-01-31 21:31
really good english, m8
2016-02-01 17:58
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
#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
#77
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Canada pokerchip 
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
#92
Estonia rYm 
322 team ujebki
2016-01-31 22:20
secret ex-Titan incoming?
2016-01-31 22:22
#94
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Ukraine h7PNOSE 
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
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
Team Empire had been around for a few years before Dota 2 even had a beta--calling them a 'Dota 2 organization' would be like calling Cloud 9 a 'Counter Strike organization'
2016-02-01 01:07
True story. They had a number of lineups in 1.6.
2016-02-01 04:09
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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