Splyce release DAVEY and Machinegun

LucasAM
November 15th, 2016 22:33

Splyce have just informed that they have released both David “DAVEY” Stafford and Enkhtaivan “Machinegun” Lkhagva from their roster.

After failing to make it through several qualifiers such as the ELEAGUE Season 2 qualifier or the Americas Minor qualifier, Splyce has parted ways with two of its players.

While it had been rumoured that David "DAVEY" Stafford already had a foot out of the door after not playing The Americas Minor qualifier with the team, Splyce have now officialy confirmed that the Canadian player will be free to court teams in hopes of finding a new home.


DAVEY free to find a new team

Meanwhile, Enkhtaivan "Machinegun" Lkhagva has also been released from the team due to the language barrier being too big of a challenge for the team to overcome, and where he will land next is yet to be seen.

The team's statement:

DAVEY was an integral part of the growth of CS:GO at Splyce. His expertise, hard work and dedication were part of what brought us to the MLG Columbus Major and will continue to serve him on whichever future team he joins.

Machinegun is an incredibly hard worker and an amazing player, but the language barriers were too great a challenge amidst the other difficulties of building a brand new team. He has the potential to be a top talent in the CS:GO scene with the right home.

We thank both players for their time and wish them the best in all their future endeavors.

 With these news, the Splyce roster is as follows:

United States Arya "arya" Hekmat
Denmark Asger "AcilioN" Larsen
Netherlands Joey "CRUC1AL" Steusel

United States Arya 'arya' Hekmat
Arya 'arya' Hekmat
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
383
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
Denmark Asger 'AcilioN' Larsen
Asger 'AcilioN' Larsen
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
723
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Netherlands Joey 'CRUC1AL' Steusel
Joey 'CRUC1AL' Steusel
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
270
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.10
Canada David 'DAVEY' Stafford
David 'DAVEY' Stafford
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
384
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.15
Mongolia Enkhtaivan 'Machinegun' Lkhagva
Enkhtaivan 'Machinegun' Lkhagva
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
248
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
It is sad to see Machinegun returns back to his home, he has potential to become top player but this shows again language barrier limits team and individual performance so much.
2016-11-15 22:33
#15
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Albania Heavon 
Nice life.
2016-11-15 22:33
Donald Trump sent poor mongolian home :(
2016-11-15 22:37
#75
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World Max_Eason 
confirmed
2016-11-15 22:54
there was a South Park episode about this...
2016-11-16 02:14
#186
NiKo | 
Lithuania arnas467 
rip mongolian player
2016-11-16 20:56
wtf how can this be
2016-11-15 22:33
he is literally so fucking nolife that he programmed a bot for this shit is my guess.
2016-11-15 22:34
but i mean how to know this info
2016-11-15 22:35
#43
tarik | 
Lithuania Siren1ty 
Splyce announced it on Twitter earlier
2016-11-15 22:37
oh ok
2016-11-15 22:37
Its striker he is an admin lol
2016-11-16 06:28
#47
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Poland dreamShow 
maybe he is checking all the esport news sites and somebody was just faster than hltv, he wrote it earlier and waited for a hltv news to ctrl+v it
2016-11-15 22:38
yea he probably did because sometimes i see him post after something like: team ... wins the tournament. he could write a story if he sees the team is winning or somehting
2016-11-15 22:39
#51
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Poland dreamShow 
yup, ure right
2016-11-15 22:39
#48
HObbit | 
Spain Alser 
Splyce released the news hours ago, so the pogram probably problably pastes that text into the first article containing keyword "splyce"
2016-11-15 22:38
He's just smarter than you and you envy him.
2016-11-15 22:45
+1
2016-11-15 22:48
nt fastest guy on hltv
2016-11-15 22:49
If he really has a bot to do this, I can't see how he can be "nolife" cuz it means that the bot do it for him. So he can be AFK... so he can have a life...
2016-11-15 23:01
not saying the bitches that sit here all day hunting for first reply are any better
2016-11-15 23:02
machine gun noob
2016-11-15 22:33
nah he better leave that cancer collection team lel
2016-11-16 01:13
Ye:/
2016-11-15 22:33
#24
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Poland norbi2333 
wtf so fast
2016-11-15 22:34
/ipban
2016-11-15 22:34
TBH you are fast af, when I loaded the page your comment was already here while the page loaded and no other comments.
2016-11-15 22:34
Hes using a script. Dont get tricked.
2016-11-15 22:45
You just sound jealous of him because he's faster than you nothing to cry about.
2016-11-15 22:46
Sheesh, nigga i couldnt care less
2016-11-15 23:12
#101
fury | 
Brazil LeeeO:9 
he's scripting
2016-11-15 23:21
#197
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United Kingdom Jonty04l32 
He's scripting... He isn't jealous, he's being genuine. Stop being rude towards other people.
2016-11-17 08:05
#33
flusha | 
Sweden moxxy 
yeah indeed, now he will go back without any future :/
2016-11-15 22:34
#36
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Brazil R_ananias 
That's inside information
2016-11-15 22:35
#39
DaZeD | 
Italy RoyaLn1 
sick guy
2016-11-15 22:36
that name like you wrote it and posted it instantly xd everybody knows it's fake stop it.
2016-11-15 22:36
#54
DaZeD | 
Macau V_M_P 
I would say that the guys on splyce are just lazy or not interested enough, ofc there are some decent NA players without a team currently like desi so maybe they want to make a team with him.
2016-11-15 22:41
hltv admin trolling #1 post hunters
2016-11-15 22:41
#63
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United States regnant 
>machinegun >top player Pick one :^)
2016-11-15 22:44
>regnant >baiting Pick two :^)
2016-11-15 23:51
#130
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United States regnant 
:^)
2016-11-16 01:45
nt
2016-11-16 06:50
#2
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Brazil NaScene 
rip machinegun
2016-11-15 22:33
2nd comment is really number 1
2016-11-15 22:47
#127
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Canada jalexf 
i hope he goes to gambit or f3 I would love to see him at a major
2016-11-16 01:26
#154
Twistzz | 
Kazakhstan axakz 
I think he don't know russian language. But i wanna see him in good teams also
2016-11-16 07:16
#188
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Canada jalexf 
even if he doesn't know russian it might be easy for him to learn it since it's the cyrillic alphabet also
2016-11-16 21:06
what is this 1st comment
2016-11-15 22:33
#4
mimi | 
Brazil L4x @.@ 
1
2016-11-15 22:33
#5
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Norway throatslit 
rip the mongolian star
2016-11-15 22:33
cool
2016-11-15 22:33
#7
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Brazil chococaine 
first
2016-11-15 22:34
lul
2016-11-15 22:33
#9
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Poland dreamShow 
LOL
2016-11-15 22:33
WAT
2016-11-15 22:33
a
2016-11-15 22:33
#12
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
wow
2016-11-15 22:33
ROFL
2016-11-15 22:33
Are you kidding me? Rip machinegun.
2016-11-15 22:33
rip gunner
2016-11-15 22:33
rip splyce hopes and dreams
2016-11-15 22:33
Well that was quick
2016-11-15 22:33
Rip macheengun
2016-11-15 22:34
Machinegun was the problem :[
2016-11-15 22:34
hltv.org/forum/1313396-splyce-release-da.. Love guessing those titles <3
2016-11-15 22:34
i quit this 4th wolder internet
2016-11-15 22:34
#28
DAVEY | 
Canada josef733 
Aww, that's sad, I really hope Davey finds a new team. I dont get it because he was a damn good player on this team.
2016-11-15 22:38
#31
Xyp9x | 
Czech Republic TiLT3x 
rip machinegun, what an incredible talent I hope he improves his english soon so that he can join some team and grow as a player. GL But WHAT IN THE ACTUAL FUCK Y KICK DAVEYYYY
2016-11-15 22:35
I feel ya... doesnt make sense right. Its more like -arya
2016-11-15 22:44
#82
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United States lybrel 
2016-11-15 22:58
#99
Xyp9x | 
Czech Republic TiLT3x 
yep typical NA hltv user, posting stats as an bulletproof argument. They said even in the fucking article that the communications barrier was way too "thick". Try to play on pro lvl (...yes its NA but still) with 4 guys that are speaking with what to you seems like an nonsense gibberish.*facepalm* Burger brain 4Head He was rekting shits in Asia, where they could communicate properly. Remove the english barrier and give him time to grow as a a player and he will definetly become a strong individual player.
2016-11-15 23:19
Agree, he is playing with people he doesnt know, speaking a language he probably doesnt really understand. Of course hes not going to play on his normal level. I think what Splyce should have done was get zilkenberg and just have him and machinegun play on the same bombsites and pair up together on T side.
2016-11-15 23:39
Look at his stats right before he joined Splyce. He's a good player, but the language barrier proved to be too much.
2016-11-16 00:52
That was against tier 3-4 teams. The few times he actually played tier 1-2 teams in Mongolz he performed like shit almost every time just as he did in Splyce. Sad to see him go because he is an interesting player but he just doesn't have what it takes yet to go toe-to-toe with even tier 2 NA
2016-11-16 12:56
Look at his stats against tyloo, cyberzen and renegades. Those teams have played outside the asian scene and i would consider t2. His average against them would be in the 1.2's. Its clear he is a good player but the situation in splyce was just to hard to overcome and his game took a massive nosedive.
2016-11-16 20:55
Well yeah if you nitpick his best matches against tier 2 teams ofc his stats are gonna look good lol. CyberZen is borderline t3 and Renegades are also on the lower end of t2 at best. If you also take into account his matches against teams like mousesports, NiP, Luminosity (SK), fnatic and Na'Vi, his average is about 0.92, which is below average imo. Against t1 opposition, he wasn't even the best in TheMongolz. If he really was a strong player, you'd see him put up better numbers than he did in Splyce even with language barrier, but his rating for the last 3 months has been 0.85 which is kinda shit tbh.
2016-11-16 22:34
Im not nitpicking anything. Mongolz were T2 at best, having a quick look at their results they got smashed everytime they played a T1 team (16-4's, 16-5's). So we can see none of them are T1 players and Mongolz are clearly not a T1 team so its pointless to see who has a better rating when they are only getting 4 or 5 rounds a game. But if you compare them to the T2 teams they played (CyberZen, Renegades, Tyloo) which is more in line with their skill level, you can actually see him playing well and being competitive with that skill group. I mean just look at when hes on Splyce playing teams like eUnited and winterfox. Much worse teams than any of the top Australasian teams he was playing against in Mongolz and hes getting like 0.70 ratings against T3-T4 teams. Thats a massive drop in performance. That tells me something is wrong and you dont need to be a genius to figure out what.
2016-11-22 01:54
rip machinegun =( hope the best luck for him, cuz he will need...
2016-11-15 22:36
he dont need anylucky he is rich af
2016-11-16 01:16
I dont know how you cant learn basic english as professional cs go player. You even can learn enough in Mongolia watching and reading english stuff.
2016-11-15 22:36
Yeah it seems he didnt care. But im still waiting for an official statement from him.
2016-11-15 22:43
#85
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United States lybrel 
That's the PR, extremely nice way of putting it by making up an excuse of language. What more do you want? The real reason is because he's absolute shit hltv.org/?pageid=246&playerid=9247
2016-11-15 23:00
he's at 0.85 rating past the last 3 months without being able to speak, and more importantly understand english very well (judging by dazed's stream i watch alot). that is a good achievement, imagine learning basic portugese and going to play for luminosity. to put it into perspective, arya & acilion with obviously fluent english are at 0.90 rating past the last 3 months, so machinegun is far from "absolute shit". but ye youre USA, expected post
2016-11-16 02:04
#136
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Lithuania Pinnacle 
Suck a Penis
2016-11-16 02:32
#41
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
holy! RIP Machinegun! Davey will find home so fast, but... where? Liquid? rumour incoming...
2016-11-15 22:37
Did they really expect to be a top team in this little amount of time? Cmon splyce. Have some faith in your players.
2016-11-15 22:37
Yeah they prob should've given 'em more freetime to get to know each other and let machinegun learn the language instead of pushing them to excel. All those qualifiers have been visited by splyce unprepared. No wonder suck. But seems like splyce wants a one hit wonder team instead of having a proper one.
2016-11-15 22:42
Yeah agreed. I assume they thought it would rocket like Faze did. Interesting to see the new lineup though!
2016-11-15 22:43
Yea me too
2016-11-15 23:10
LMAO they want superman team. It never happen 5 people from 5 differnt country they need alot time to be top team.
2016-11-16 01:17
Machinegun and davey will both find new homes shortly. Question is which teams?
2016-11-15 22:38
#50
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Norway khaosXrain 
TRUMP KICKED HIM WOW
2016-11-15 22:39
#52
fnx | 
Iceland PrTz1 
ARYA LUL
2016-11-15 22:40
LMAO mad splyce pick played around the world, then kick them.
2016-11-15 22:41
lol what is there to say?
2016-11-15 22:41
pretty obvious machinegun was getting dropped he was even worse then davey
2016-11-15 22:42
>sign a team with 5 players from 5 different countries across 3 continents >conplain about language barrier
2016-11-15 22:44
it's not a problem at all for acilion and cruc1al tho, just machinegun. Anyway just get two random NA pros and at least work yourself up to a mid tier NA team, CRUC1AL and Acillion def got the talent for at least that.
2016-11-15 22:50
you no scener better shutup
2016-11-16 01:18
Never heard of a good somalian cs team either tbh
2016-11-16 01:30
somalia has technology?
2016-11-16 17:00
#64
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United States regnant 
Expected Splyce is a joke
2016-11-15 22:45
Good options of players with experience: oskar nex fox maikelele jkaem ...or these five could make a team.
2016-11-15 22:47
otherwise yes, but they have two aggro riflers and 3 awpers only, no real structure
2016-11-15 22:55
Obviously fox would would be just a support player. Actually, I think he does a better job as a rifler (it's not that he's good with it, he just sucks hard with awp). They would have oskar and maikelele as the sniper duo, maps and sides woud decide wich would buy it or not.
2016-11-15 22:58
whats wrong with you bro ffs You just put 5 players without team here lol Maikelele soon will go to Epsilon why he should move to trash NA nex back to study fox tier 8 player jkaem will play in Norse
2016-11-15 22:57
haha, funny how you reacted on it urself. But I agree with you, that would make an interesting team :)
2016-11-15 23:11
Yeah, just after my post I realized my list had 5 players.
2016-11-15 23:52
#137
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Lithuania Pinnacle 
Kinguin v2 I would Love that team
2016-11-16 02:35
crucial good player, wasted potential in splyce
2016-11-15 22:47
#74
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Switzerland veach 
+daps +jkaem machinegun to mongolz again
2016-11-15 22:52
I guess he won't play in Mongolz again
2016-11-16 02:47
#170
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Switzerland veach 
why not
2016-11-16 15:16
#172
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Mongolia thechapchap 
Cuz mongolz doing greet it mean 5 player understand each other so well
2016-11-16 16:11
#174
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Switzerland veach 
yea but i mean machinegun would still be a top5 player in mongolia
2016-11-16 16:12
Can we get some [*] plz for Machine gun +Daps +AdreN
2016-11-15 22:58
Davey is actually pretty good on LAN. I remember when he made it to the major that one time, he played beastly vs. the dominant fnatic on inferno.
2016-11-15 22:59
#92
shroud | 
Canada ozboz 
it was actually train, but you are correct.
2016-11-15 23:12
You're right. They played Astralis on Inferno I think.
2016-11-15 23:15
#194
shroud | 
Canada ozboz 
FaZe
2016-11-16 23:13
Fuck I'm all over the place haha
2016-11-16 23:19
#114
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Slovenia umadbrah 
They played Fnatic on Inferno
2016-11-16 00:20
arya played well at the qualifier, when he's on he's really good
2016-11-16 09:12
Yeah, he used to be a beast player. I haven't followed Splyce as much as of late but it seems like he's dropped off ;(
2016-11-16 21:00
#192
shroud | 
Canada ozboz 
He is awful online, then he shows up at LAN and runs the place. I don't get it.
2016-11-16 23:11
fuckin onLANer
2016-11-17 00:56
Nooo Machinegun :(
2016-11-15 23:03
#89
United States MAY0 
I think Davey and Machinegun will make a team together or join as a package
2016-11-15 23:09
keeping arya and acilion hahaha. poor, poor CRUC1AL being stuck with total garbage
2016-11-15 23:12
#141
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United Kingdom kick_jdm_ffs 
+1 poor cruc1al stuck with tier 5 shitters
2016-11-16 03:50
#95
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Turkey Mustafa- 
Racist muricans kicked machinegun for their language ffs trump do something!
2016-11-15 23:12
#96
shroud | 
Canada ozboz 
LOL their 2 best players
2016-11-15 23:13
not really, crucial their best player by far
2016-11-15 23:21
#193
shroud | 
Canada ozboz 
crucial good, but not best.
2016-11-16 23:12
#98
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Denmark dR_JaCkPoT 
just disband already, what a mess of a team.
2016-11-15 23:18
kick Davey and machinegun but leave arya? good luck forever being shit splyce.
2016-11-15 23:24
go back to mongolia / moE /
2016-11-15 23:27
arya u nigger
2016-11-15 23:29
lul +bntet
2016-11-15 23:31
didn't expect machinegun to get boot ://
2016-11-15 23:43
rip top1 team
2016-11-15 23:44
crucial and arya are trash splyce wouldve been better off just keeping davey + acilion + machinegun and forming a team around these 3
2016-11-16 00:39
#116
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Mongolia MOUSE1 
davey machinegun daps zilkenberg tsogoo good team tbh
2016-11-16 00:43
lel joke team. MONGOLZ is better.
2016-11-16 01:20
#175
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Mongolia thechapchap 
+1 mongolz doing greet with new members now i dont thing mongolz pick machinegun so sad for machinegun wtf this people
2016-11-16 16:14
why davey, arya is shit and completely useless now that they have daps and acilion. why 3 igls?
2016-11-16 00:45
cmon machinegun english is not that hard I thought he learned it poor boy also why acilion still there lol he doesnt even perform like a mediocre na player and bottom frag even against weak teams srsly
2016-11-16 01:03
Machineguns english not bad at all. Its just fake reason.
2016-11-16 01:21
his accent is so heavy and very hard to understand, this was my experience playing with him in MM earlier this year.
2016-11-16 06:11
inchking xD
2016-11-16 14:52
#120
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Sweden WolfYcs 
+FejtZ the estonian GOD
2016-11-16 01:09
They didn't even play a LAN....
2016-11-16 01:28
They won "a LAN" for 7k$ + 10k worth of stuff (laptops + other things) with teams like Kinguin (which lost to CyberZen) and really weak asian teams. Splyce played the first round (some teams had a bye, i think it was a 6 teams tourney) vs a weak team, second round vs another weak team and then the final vs CyberZen.
2016-11-16 02:00
Oh yeah forgot about that Sorry
2016-11-16 03:23
no machinegun no win
2016-11-16 01:53
#135
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Faroe Islands shubaNNN 
rip machinegun
2016-11-16 02:26
feelsbadman, I was really rooting for machinegun. I hope he gets another opportunity. I'm an ignorant gwailo / laowai so can anyone tell me if there's even a remote amount of mutual intelligibility between the Mongolian language and Mandarin or Cantonese?
2016-11-16 03:15
#142
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United Kingdom kick_jdm_ffs 
no
2016-11-16 03:51
Not at all, but from what I know, Mongolian language is similar to Russian language.
2016-11-16 06:09
Actually mongolian language is so similar with turkic language just like Kazakh Turkish etc.
2016-11-16 12:53
#176
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Mongolia thechapchap 
No diffrent
2016-11-16 16:16
No you should read about mongolian languag dude
2016-11-16 17:36
RIP machinegun
2016-11-16 03:56
#144
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Russia PumpKingRus 
Machinegun to Spirit and ez top 15
2016-11-16 03:57
+daps +havoK
2016-11-16 05:12
splyce is like tier 3 faze
2016-11-16 05:56
shroud
2016-11-16 06:03
#150
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United States koyoCSGO 
TSM DAVEY? Or TSM ptr? They need a real AWPer badly.
2016-11-16 06:11
-semphis and fns +koosta and davey
2016-11-16 08:07
#179
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United States koyoCSGO 
Didn't think about koosta. Would actually work really well. But they need an IGL. So it's either FNS or Semphis that gets kicked
2016-11-16 18:58
Machinegun is an incredibly hard worker and an amazing player, but the language barriers were too great a challenge amidst the other difficulties of building a brand new team. He has the potential to be a top talent in the CS:GO scene with the right home. <talking about language barriers <cant write a statement without mistakes
2016-11-16 06:47
#156
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Australia Legend27 
+SPUNJ +topguN Hehe no joke
2016-11-16 08:36
smooya inc
2016-11-16 08:43
#158
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Brazil mexicowss 
lol release Davey and keep arya, arya is the problem, whathever team he plays it loses
2016-11-16 08:56
#160
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China zc198608000 
lul language problem
2016-11-16 09:17
#161
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China Paracios 
rip machinegod
2016-11-16 10:26
DAVEY> DAPZ IMHO XD
2016-11-16 10:36
#163
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
The rumours about them is, they will play for EchoFox, two players will be kicked
2016-11-16 10:37
"had a foot out of the door" nice london
2016-11-16 11:41
Of course this is unlikely but ... I'm 15 years old. I play CS for over 8 years. I participate in tournaments in my city of Voronezh. Each tournament for me is fun. I would like to play at the professional level, but have no idea how to get into it. I think that this is my chance to realize my abilities and show everyone that I am not an ordinary high school student who plays in the game. :D
2016-11-16 12:48
if you go to international tournaments or start grinding on faceit then you get noticed
2016-11-16 15:34
what do you mean by grinding on faceit ?
2016-11-16 18:59
if this guy wants and has really potential he can make it to fpl and get noticed by pros if he can frag well there too :)
2016-11-16 19:26
but you do realise it aint so easy to get there
2016-11-16 19:34
thats why you grind, you get better each lvl
2016-11-16 20:52
its not about lvl's the last point is hard to get into fpl
2016-11-16 21:10
not like splyce wer doing good anyway, they have to change the team if they want to win anything
2016-11-16 13:04
Enkhtaivan pls learn the englando. xdddd
2016-11-16 20:26
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