Orbit and team part ways
The Bulgarian players and the Orbit organisation have officially parted ways, HLTV.org has learned.
Orbit, who fielded various lineups from all across Europe in the past, officially signed the Bulgarian MK team early in May following those players parting ways with their longtime sponsor E-frag.net.
The Orbit team had a rather quiet time since then, and they most notably finished third at the latest EU Minor at DreamHack Tours (playing with Nikolay "pNshr" Paunin in lieu of Simeon "dream3r" Ganev) and thus came one spot short of qualifying for the ESL One Cologne 2016 Main Qualifier in Katowice.
v1c7oR & co. will again play under the MK name until they find a new home
HLTV.org has been informed that the team have now parted ways with the Orbit organisation as the organisation will not focus as heavily on CSGO in the future; the team are thus looking for a new sponsor.
A statement from captain Nikolay "nkl" Krastev, translated into English, reads:
"We wanted to thank Orbit for supporting us in the short time they did. But after further consideration our goals did not seem to align, they did not think that CSGO would be the game for them moving forward. We as a team want to thank them and wish them luck. With that said we are looking for a new home to represent. We look forward to the future and finding an organization that has the same aspirations as we do, somewhere we can grow together!"
Orbit's lineup was:
The team will again go under the name of MK, and their temporary Twitter can be found here.
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