Zeus completes Gambit roster

MIRAA
October 12th, 2016 14:26

Gambit Gaming have announced on their website the signing of veteran Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko from Natus Vincere.

Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko has signed a contract with Gambit valid until the end of 2017 after the organisation struck a deal with Natus Vincere for the 29-year-old's transfer.

The Ukrainian veteran had been assessing his options after being left out of Na`Vi's starting lineup following the arrival of Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev.

He will take over as Gambit's new captain and ingame leader, replacing Dmitry "hooch" Bogdanov, who was released at the start of the month after being part of the team since the start of the year. 


Zeus joins Gambit after seven years with Na`Vi 

With this move, Zeus ends a longtime association with Natus Vincere, a team he created in 2009 along with four other talented Ukrainian players and that would dominate the Counter-Strike scene in the following year, when it won the biggest international tournaments.

Zeus and Abay "Hobbit" Khasenov, who has also signed for Gambit, will make their first offline appearance for the new team in two weeks' time at ESWC 2016, which will have $75,000 on offer.

Gambit's lineup now consists of:

Russia Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov
Kazakhstan Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev
Kazakhstan Rustem "mou" Telepov
Kazakhstan Abay "Hobbit" Khasenov
Ukraine Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko 

Kazakhstan Abay 'Hobbit' Khasenov
Abay 'Hobbit' Khasenov
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
547
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Russia Dmitry 'hooch' Bogdanov
Dmitry 'hooch' Bogdanov
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
812
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Kazakhstan Rustem 'mou' Telepov
Rustem 'mou' Telepov
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
944
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
Ukraine Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko
Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
1287
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.17
Kazakhstan Dauren 'AdreN' Kystaubayev
Dauren 'AdreN' Kystaubayev
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1237
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.16
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
1.23
Maps played:
920
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
Russia Mihail 'Dosia' Stolyarov
Mihail 'Dosia' Stolyarov
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1352
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
#1
bramz | 
Tunisia bramzz 
ZEUS-dA-K1ng
2016-10-12 14:27
#101
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Belarus f1nesse 
expect
2016-10-12 14:33
ez
2016-10-12 14:42
hes the man
2016-10-12 14:49
#220
pronax | 
Russia ShadTH 
ENCE
2016-10-12 17:18
Good luck, don't quit if you get rekt at first xd
2016-10-12 14:36
#134
Ex6TenZ | 
Finland qBeY 
This was known since Hooch left so not really "news"
2016-10-12 14:45
gl zeus. the ultimate meme team adds a meme god.
2016-10-12 15:13
#176
sXe | 
Russia Duzzle 
rains-fanboy is right)
2016-10-12 15:29
lol from t1 team to t10 nice job.
2016-10-12 15:13
#268
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Lithuania Woozylul 
i think you got something wrong from tear 3 to tear 1 Hobbit insane Dosia is good Adren still in a good form mou ok zeus better ingame leader then Hooch and its a way better team then it was
2016-10-14 14:23
#193
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Germany Brimstone88 
Actually a decend roster
2016-10-12 16:02
+1, underrated roster
2016-10-12 23:05
gz awel mara tji top1 LUL
2016-10-12 17:01
#217
bramz | 
Tunisia bramzz 
I WANT TO SAY THANKS TO MY FAMILLY, TO ZARIL & SEXY DADDY WITHOUT THEM I WOULD NOT BE HERE
2016-10-12 17:10
TOP 1 INc
2016-10-12 14:28
ez
2016-10-12 14:26
fuck J.
2016-10-12 14:27
Volodya
2016-10-12 14:27
#104
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Belarus f1nesse 
ez Volodya
2016-10-12 14:34
Volodya and Zeus in Gambit gaming go to win next major ))
2016-10-12 14:47
Volodya, Zeus, Dosia, Gambit and AdreN all together. No way they can't lose, the power of memes is just too high. Gambit will be the greatest team ever seen, a team to surpass 2015 fnatic.
2016-10-12 15:05
#6
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Iceland Iceland 
late.
2016-10-12 14:27
LOL HAHAHHA
2016-10-12 15:09
#203
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Slovakia Ganjamel 
Zeus should be named Teslenkov
2016-10-12 16:33
ez
2016-10-12 14:27
#9
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Ireland skend 
i hate southerners
2016-10-12 14:27
expected
2016-10-12 14:27
nice
2016-10-12 14:27
n1
2016-10-12 14:27
wtf
2016-10-12 14:27
ayy
2016-10-12 14:27
very unexpected
2016-10-12 14:27
n1
2016-10-12 14:27
1
2016-10-12 14:27
ZEUS
2016-10-12 14:27
#19
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Singapore FreddyBoxson 
wtf
2016-10-12 14:27
Old news
2016-10-12 14:27
GOD ZEUS
2016-10-12 14:27
This lineup have potential to fight their way to the major, but I highly doubt that they can make it out of groups.
2016-10-12 14:28
what you mean fight to the major? they're legends
2016-10-12 14:32
#97
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Israel HLTVDrunkPoet 
They are legends and already on major
2016-10-12 14:32
#221
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Poland Astoner55 
They are directly to the major dood
2016-10-12 17:32
first
2016-10-12 14:27
#24
suelo | 
Germany siN1337 
wut
2016-10-12 14:27
NICE Gambit decent T2.
2016-10-12 14:27
waow
2016-10-12 14:27
#27
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Lithuania SiK_ 
expected
2016-10-12 14:27
expected
2016-10-12 14:27
#29
Noobster | 
Lithuania zilvA 
xDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2016-10-12 14:27
#30
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World DopphMe0w 
WHAT
2016-10-12 14:27
#31
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Poland DzonPrice 
expected
2016-10-12 14:27
yey hey
2016-10-12 14:27
nice!
2016-10-12 14:27
Nice
2016-10-12 14:27
expected
2016-10-12 14:27
good
2016-10-12 14:27
Nice
2016-10-12 14:27
top 5 gg
2016-10-12 14:27
top 3 ez
2016-10-12 14:27
yes
2016-10-12 14:27
omg
2016-10-12 14:27
#42
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Ukraine ravenous150 
good luck
2016-10-12 14:27
#43
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Russia AR4ER 
Welcome!
2016-10-12 14:27
+1
2016-10-12 14:27
#45
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Yugoslavia BotLarry 
gambit top 1 inc
2016-10-12 14:27
#46
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Germany knipsi22 
nice
2016-10-12 14:27
no1 was expecting this
2016-10-12 14:27
noooo
2016-10-12 14:27
unfuckingxpected
2016-10-12 14:27
wow expected
2016-10-12 14:27
strange to see Gambit with KZ flag 4Head
2016-10-12 14:27
#172
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Europe midi 
Kumiss power
2016-10-12 15:21
LWTS GO BOYS
2016-10-12 14:27
gl Zeus !!
2016-10-12 14:27
#54
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CIS redixt 
ez next major
2016-10-12 14:27
good luck to them
2016-10-12 14:27
gee äl
2016-10-12 14:27
sick team after that coaching rule.... GL zeus
2016-10-12 14:27
Ez zeus kills
2016-10-12 14:27
#59
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Russia D4n1K 
ez top 10
2016-10-12 14:27
#60
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Portugal tuwie 
Gl ;D
2016-10-12 14:27
#61
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Montenegro IMNOTRETARDED 
ZEUS WAS THE SOLUTION
2016-10-12 14:28
#62
f0rest | 
Estonia Rebae 
ZEUS
2016-10-12 14:28
so expected
2016-10-12 14:28
#64
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World rainsje 
ez new NaVi
2016-10-12 14:28
Gambit is number 1team in South africa
2016-10-12 14:28
Really good signing for Gambit, wp!
2016-10-12 14:28
All this needs now is gambit to hellraisors
2016-10-12 14:28
why would they switch from gabit to shitraisers? pretty sure they earn more from staying in gambit than joing tier 100 esports organtisation overall
2016-10-12 14:38
Stickers. Hellraisers > Gambit when it comes to stickers but overall Im pretty sure Gambit as org is better.
2016-10-12 16:44
its DANILL not danyo teslenko lol
2016-10-12 14:28
I think he has ukrainian name 'Danylo' in his ID card, so get rekt son
2016-10-12 16:19
It`s! Not its.
2016-10-12 16:46
#69
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Russia Windcast 
glhf
2016-10-12 14:28
#70
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Austria gex0r 
#2 Team in CIS now Na'Vi > Gambit > HR > F3
2016-10-12 14:28
hr isnt cis
2016-10-12 14:30
yes they are
2016-10-12 14:38
no they arent
2016-10-12 14:39
yes they are bb
2016-10-12 14:40
3 players from EU = EU team /close
2016-10-12 14:41
#175
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Germany uRaguuu 
its like you say mouz is a german team with 2 germans xd
2016-10-12 15:28
or nrg is an na team with 2 Americans even though that's what ppl do anyways xd
2016-10-12 22:19
When HR had smike, they were worse than f3, but now with deadfox they are not even CIS. Your list sucks.
2016-10-12 17:06
what list?
2016-10-12 23:04
Pretty expected
2016-10-12 14:28
BEST CIS TEAM nuck favi with 2toxic players
2016-10-12 14:28
#73
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Latvia Ke]R[4u 
nice, pretty balanced roster zeus and adren to support hobit and mou to carry and dosia to sex
2016-10-12 14:28
+1
2016-10-12 14:49
+1
2016-10-12 15:08
"and dosia to sex" Most important role tbh
2016-10-12 15:15
+1
2016-10-12 15:57
Welcome back to the show Zeus! You have been missed. What a character, what a player! Good luck Zeus & Gambit!
2016-10-12 14:29
vov best
2016-10-12 14:29
xaxxxaxaa
2016-10-12 14:29
Very scary team !
2016-10-12 14:29
TSELENKO!
2016-10-12 14:29
GOD taser
2016-10-12 14:29
expected
2016-10-12 14:29
gl mr memester
2016-10-12 14:29
#83
Ukraine pb1 
zeus he is burning
2016-10-12 14:30
expected but gl (btw zeus will return to major again xd)
2016-10-12 14:30
DAVAYE ZEUS !!!
2016-10-12 14:30
Should be one of the best challenger teams. Really nice.
2016-10-12 14:30
challenger team?
2016-10-12 14:33
Bruh they're back to back Legends..
2016-10-12 15:16
There's three hundred tournaments a year, and only three majors. They will be challenging for placements in those three hundred other tournaments.
2016-10-12 18:14
When people say "Challenger", they refer to majors, so calling them Challengers makes no sense regardless of the "300 other tournaments" that you claim exist lol.
2016-10-12 19:01
davay davay rash b cyka blyattttt
2016-10-12 14:30
russian bee
2016-10-12 21:27
#90
autist | 
Poland rHin00 
gl Zeus
2016-10-12 14:30
it was the best team to join atm but we just hope he does the Ingame Leading since he's the best at it!
2016-10-12 14:30
#110
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Russia Drinkins 
It was main reason why they signed Zeus. Ofc he will be IGL.
2016-10-12 14:36
Thats exactly why hes there, he is the official team captain and igl for this team.
2016-10-12 14:37
NICE
2016-10-12 14:30
#93
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Europe jesh 
top5 incoming
2016-10-12 14:31
#94
India anxF 
Wow EZ4CIS
2016-10-12 14:31
#96
Finland f0pZ 
expected
2016-10-12 14:32
GOD
2016-10-12 14:33
#99
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United States LeafyIsHere 
wow
2016-10-12 14:33
Alrighty, lets GO! Hope everything internally works out well and Dosia, hobbit and zeus get along well as well and if they can all find the same language and share mentality and be happy with each other then this would be a very interesting 5-man to watch! Pls NO to disaster! Glhf
2016-10-12 14:33
Major final: gambit vs. NaVi
2016-10-12 14:33
Navi get rekt, cause zeus know everything about how they play.
2016-10-12 16:30
GL
2016-10-12 14:34
fuck yea zeuz
2016-10-12 14:34
#107
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Poland tw1l1ghtt 
LETS GO!
2016-10-12 14:35
Now Spaze for Dosia and Gambit could do something :-)
2016-10-12 14:35
here we go expected
2016-10-12 14:35
btw why Dosia with russian flag ?
2016-10-12 14:36
Because he is Russian???
2016-10-12 14:49
nobody on HLTV arent think that
2016-10-12 14:52
Last time i saw him playing for Kazakhstan. Pls do not troll.
2016-10-12 15:00
lmao xd
2016-10-12 16:50
greek god + sex god = hard to beat
2016-10-12 14:39
#132
1mpala | 
Ukraine he-he  
greek god & meme god
2016-10-12 14:44
even harder to beat
2016-10-12 14:45
lol thats true
2016-10-12 21:28
nice to see Zeus back <3
2016-10-12 14:39
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
2016-10-12 14:39
#120
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Finland Fherrera 
gl legend <3
2016-10-12 14:40
#121
ropz | 
France trgls 
nice, gl zues!
2016-10-12 14:40
lets fucking go volodyaaaaaa
2016-10-12 14:41
promising roster :)
2016-10-12 14:42
ez major in 2017
2016-10-12 14:43
#128
xeta | 
United Kingdom Lonom8 
He's backkkk <333333
2016-10-12 14:43
GL Zeus :))
2016-10-12 14:43
cool... gl to GODzeus <3
2016-10-12 14:43
GL LEGEND!
2016-10-12 14:44
GL. Can someone please tell more about HObbit. Sick gamer y/n?
2016-10-12 14:45
he is sick as fuck. insane aim :) fast and accurate like a robot
2016-10-12 15:02
Nice to know. They need him to be a good aimer for this team to have potential. Can he play 2nd awp or is he pure rifler? Gambit might be actually a cool team to watch now.
2016-10-12 15:06
nope, pure sickest rifler. im pretty sure adren and hobbit would carry them. the problem will be with consistency of mou and Dosia. but now they can really surprise everyone imo fuck, i wanna see them and navi in playoffs or group stage on major. gonnabgud
2016-10-12 15:32
#136
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CIS NaVi_Boss 
<3 D A N Y A <3
2016-10-12 14:47
#139
Zeus | 
Other Chuckeee 
Yeah Zeus!!
2016-10-12 14:49
what a team <3
2016-10-12 14:50
#143
AdreN | 
Hungary southh 
Well.. Good luck legend
2016-10-12 14:50
solid lineup
2016-10-12 14:51
lineup actually shows promise now
2016-10-12 14:53
gl zeus, this gambit team looks good, lets see what they can achieve!!!
2016-10-12 14:54
expected
2016-10-12 14:56
Great line-up. Good luck Gambit!
2016-10-12 14:57
Amazing. Love this.
2016-10-12 14:58
Great. Now gambit will see how bad dosia and zeus are and we hopefully will never see those playing again
2016-10-12 15:02
#156
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Faroe Islands _shubaN 
Feel sad to see him wearing another organization's suit :(
2016-10-12 15:06
still bad af
2016-10-12 15:12
joining sexgod Kreygasm
2016-10-12 15:12
#163
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Iran ali bi gham 
-Dosia + markeloff
2016-10-12 15:15
goo'd lakk
2016-10-12 15:15
DOSIASEXGODZEUSSEXBOT
2016-10-12 15:16
7 years?
2016-10-12 15:18
#169
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Turkey KacaKTV 
God Zeus <3
2016-10-12 15:18
glgl zeus
2016-10-12 15:19
#171
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Brazil MommyStealer 
Gambit will win the next major
2016-10-12 15:21
dosia only weak link.
2016-10-12 15:21
#174
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Israel Fixzor 
Good luck zeus! hope you'll do better here :)
2016-10-12 15:23
this might actually work out
2016-10-12 15:33
ZEUS <3 <3 <3
2016-10-12 15:35
x god and zeus same team they gonna win major!
2016-10-12 15:36
welcome ZEUS GL
2016-10-12 15:39
GL Zeus <3
2016-10-12 15:45
#183
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Turkey powergs 
This team looking very strong they can be top10
2016-10-12 15:45
#184
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Finland kommunisti 
Very interesting. Adren + mou is already a great duo. With good support players + igl Gambit could become a legit tier2 team.
2016-10-12 15:47
#185
Estonia rYm 
vse ravno vsegda NaVi budesh
2016-10-12 15:48
#224
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Russia Razor_88 
+1 Zeus=NaVi NaVi=Zeus
2016-10-12 17:36
well i like it, zeus <3
2016-10-12 15:54
Zeus joins Gambit after nine years with Na`Vi Was it nine years?
2016-10-12 15:59
9 number
2016-10-12 16:02
They fixed it now
2016-10-12 18:13
RIP kucher[*]
2016-10-12 16:01
#191
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World fox>Kennys 
PogChamp
2016-10-12 16:02
nice good luck zeus and have fun in gambit <3 :* :) :D :D
2016-10-12 16:06
#195
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CIS OREL_1337 
gl Zeus, vse vperedi bratka)
2016-10-12 16:10
I dont agree with hobbit playing. Dosia has been shite for months too
2016-10-12 16:12
#197
roman | 
Palestine ndr[o] 
zeus raging because of dosia will be epic to watch... gl!!
2016-10-12 16:14
GL Zeus IGL DIRECTLY HF
2016-10-12 16:21
#200
NAF | 
Canada ozboz 
This should work out well. I don't know anything about Hobbit, but if he doesn't work out I'm sure they can get someone from Hell Raisers who seem to be on a downward spiral.
2016-10-12 16:24
gl guys, good roster, i like it
2016-10-12 16:29
Damnnn, good luck boiz
2016-10-12 16:37
Expected. Good luck Zeus!
2016-10-12 16:39
#206
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CIS sergioff 
NOICE! #newgambit
2016-10-12 16:39
Gambit + Zeus = meme land
2016-10-12 16:46
So the journey begins. Fellowship has been formed!
2016-10-12 16:46
-dosia +ramzik/fitch
2016-10-12 16:49
Ez TOP-1!
2016-10-12 16:58
+1! GOD Zeus legendary!
2016-10-12 17:18
good luck ;)
2016-10-12 16:58
#218
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Slovakia bombmeister 
finally, gl legend &#9829;
2016-10-12 17:15
#222
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Russia Razor_88 
GL Zeus True Hero and Legend of CS wish u win next major!
2016-10-12 17:32
GO Gambit! <3
2016-10-12 17:34
Gambit #1 in 2017
2016-10-12 17:37
#226
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Russia Korrol 
GG top1
2016-10-12 17:39
pretty nice line up
2016-10-12 18:05
@HLTV Admins In the last paragraph, the link for the Hobbit article is redirecting to this article only. It should redirect to the Hobbit announcement thread. Please check
2016-10-12 18:06
Gambit>NaVi
2016-10-12 18:06
noice
2016-10-12 18:07
This lineup can actually go places. I'm abit torn on the pickup of HObbitt, but my best guess would be they are as well (since they only rented him instead of buying him out). It will be interesting - if HObbitt can deliver, this could be sick. And congratulations Zeus!
2016-10-12 18:10
imagine angel instead of hobbit... sick line up
2016-10-13 03:55
XYUCAC Zeus
2016-10-12 18:12
logic :)
2016-10-12 18:19
Gl Zeus
2016-10-12 18:30
#237
Poland MJP 
nice , i like it , GL Zeus and co :] Dosia<3
2016-10-12 18:38
#238
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France kennySsSsS 
zews>zeus but gl zeus
2016-10-12 18:48
Zeus >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> no-name zews
2016-10-13 12:09
#240
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Maldives drvken 
gl
2016-10-12 19:23
starix created NAVI, not Zeus
2016-10-12 19:39
#242
aizy | 
Poland flvcko 
ez for zLex
2016-10-12 20:26
#243
shox | 
Russia StayAway 
Volodya is back!
2016-10-12 20:29
GAMBIT TOP3 COMING. dosia can play now
2016-10-12 20:38
#245
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Norway RainTop1HLTV 
MEME LORD
2016-10-12 20:49
Sick lineup actually looking forward to it, they will need to start from scratch though, it might take some time before they perform well :)
2016-10-12 21:12
#247
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Ukraine tereza 
Khoojambit...
2016-10-12 21:12
#248
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Slovakia Eff3ctSK 
GL Zeus !
2016-10-12 21:18
#249
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Portugal dracø 
This lineup looks promising, hope the synergy is there. It's time to have new teams on the top, having the same 3 fighting it out is getting boring.
2016-10-12 21:20
NICEE!!!
2016-10-12 21:26
Seems like a decent lineup, dont know much about HObbit. CIS needs at least one more strong team. GL zeus.
2016-10-12 21:39
"rush b blet" "what is blet mean zeus" "u don know blet this not gonna work bro" anyway GL
2016-10-12 22:21
GL Gambit. Looks so promising
2016-10-12 22:58
Hobbit ? lul
2016-10-12 23:09
RIP GL tho Zeus
2016-10-13 03:38
replace hobbit with Angel and tier1 team
2016-10-13 03:53
#266
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Argentina makuken 
Pick one: T1 TEAM SEXGODDOSIA
2016-10-14 07:39
oh how the mighty have fallen...
2016-10-13 05:17
idk why did they kicked him from navi he was like first in it.. i mean i kinda like simple but man.. zeus wasnt that bad
2016-10-13 15:53
KING IS BACK
2016-10-14 12:16
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