FlipSid3 Tactics have announced that they have taken Denis "electronic" Sharipov on trial.
The Russian youngster, 18, will replace Oleksandr "Shara" Hordieyev, who had been part of the team since December, when FlipSid3 finally added to their squad after playing with Vadim "DavCost" Vasilyev as a stand-in for several months.
Since joining the team, Shara had come under intense scrutinity, even though it was with the Ukrainian player, formerly of KerchNET and Spray'n'pray, that FlipSid3 finally managed to finish top 8 at a Major, at ESL One Cologne.
Shara's last event with FlipSid3 was DreamHack ZOWIE Open Bucharest, where the team finished bottom of their group following defeats to Cloud9 and dignitas.
electronic to play for FlipSid3
Denis "electronic" Sharipov is widely regarded as one of the hottest prospects in the Eastern European Counter-Strike scene. This year, he has attended two CIS Minor Championships with Rebels/Empire, finishing in second place on both occasions. He also competed at the offline qualifier for ESL One Cologne, where his team failed to claim a single win from three matches.
FlipSid3 currently have the following roster:
Oleksandr "Shara" Hordieyev (inactive)