peri retires; XigN makes return in MVP PK

flam3zcsgo
November 26th, 2017 12:24

Former WeMade FOX member Bum-Ki "peri" Jung has decided to retire from competitive CS:GO, with ex-MVP Project star Hyun-Pyo "XigN" Lee taking his place in MVP PK, HLTV.org has learned.

The sudden news comes straight after the South Korean squad finished third at the IeSF World Championship 2017 and last place at the recent ZEN League Season 2 Finals this month. 

Bum-Ki "peri" Jung and co. had an average showing in CS:GO after joining the competitive scene in June 2016 compared to their golden 1.6 days, where the core of the lineup won WEM 2010 over SK Gaming.

peri departs MVP PK

Although still a dominant force in the Asian scene during their return to Counter-Strike, the MVP organization did not reveal the reason behind peri's retirement, who has been one of the weaker performers on the team statistically. 

MVP PK has secured the services of Hyun-Pyo "XigN" Lee, who has been out of action since the disbandment of MVP Project  at the end of July this year. He will now reunite with his former MVP Project teammates, Hae-Sung "HSK" Kim and Soon-Woo "Argency" Kwon.

MVP PK will field the following roster in the upcoming Douyu CS:GO Asian Invitational:

Korea Keun-Chul "solo" Kang
Korea Min-Soo "glow" Kim
Korea Min-Seok "zeff" Park
Korea Hae-Sung "HSK" Kim
Korea Hyun-Pyo "XigN" Lee

Korea Seon-Ho "termi" Pyeon (Coach)
Korea Soon-Woo "Argency" Kwon (Assistant coach & analyst)

Korea Soon-Woo 'Argency' Kwon
Soon-Woo 'Argency' Kwon
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
186
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.16
Korea Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
369
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Korea Hae-Sung 'HSK' Kim
Hae-Sung 'HSK' Kim
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
398
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Korea Bum-Ki 'peri' Jung
Bum-Ki 'peri' Jung
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
107
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Korea Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
301
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.18
Korea Min-Soo 'glow' Kim
Min-Soo 'glow' Kim
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
269
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Korea Keun-Chul 'solo' Kang
Keun-Chul 'solo' Kang
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
268
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.12
Korea Seon-Ho 'termi' Pyeon
Seon-Ho 'termi' Pyeon
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
62
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
Nice Kim yo yung
2017-11-26 12:25
is this DOTA team?
2017-11-26 12:26
Both looks like same lul
2017-11-26 14:49
Who?
2017-11-27 02:16
sad
2017-11-26 12:25
huh
2017-11-26 12:25
Wemade FOX was such a high for korean cs rip this legend
2017-11-26 12:26
#6
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Denmark BOOMZOOM 
rip the legend
2017-11-26 12:25
#7
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Poland Wojtek31337 
Nooo it cant be true , pls nooo!!!!
2017-11-26 12:26
#8
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Slovakia VladO.  
expected
2017-11-26 12:26
kk
2017-11-26 12:26
#10
Argentina ZEJO 
Im so sad
2017-11-26 12:26
#16
Laz | 
Japan Neion4ty7 
T_T
2017-11-26 12:46
#13
cyx | 
United States mitt@ 
rip legend
2017-11-26 12:35
#14
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Faroe Islands shubaNNN 
at least he retired twice
2017-11-26 12:41
Rip legend
2017-11-26 12:41
who newfag btw
2017-11-26 12:53
#28
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United States PsychoLogical 
He was a well known 1.6 player from SK (South Korea)
2017-11-26 14:15
Sk top 1
2017-11-26 15:25
#56
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Switzerland Alzameister 
NK best K
2017-11-27 09:24
#19
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Bulgaria vectralsoul 
Legend... Damn I miss the WMF / eSTRO / P_KR days... FeelsBadMan
2017-11-26 13:00
#40
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Brazil evidence1 
+1000
2017-11-26 16:13
rip our proud
2017-11-26 13:05
Lunatic Hai for life
2017-11-26 13:07
#22
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Korea wohnnyR 
sad .....good luck peri
2017-11-26 13:11
#23
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Korea Vertigy 
sad but good to see you again xign
2017-11-26 13:23
Bye legend
2017-11-26 13:25
Wow one of the best Aimers in Asia Gl to him :)
2017-11-26 13:27
#26
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Russia Tuffywaf 
i will miss him! legend! gg
2017-11-26 14:04
Very few know this guy, which is sad.. CS Legend!
2017-11-26 14:05
#29
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United States PsychoLogical 
There goes another legend from 1.6 .-. Wonder who's next...
2017-11-26 14:17
#55
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Australia NotSoMLG 
NEO
2017-11-27 05:55
#30
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Canada deIione 
good luck to s.korea scene
2017-11-26 14:25
sad news for WMF fangays but acceptable. GL peri
2017-11-26 14:27
#33
liTTle | 
CIS Dowa) 
sad but nice update. maybe this enough for more success
2017-11-26 14:51
#51
XeqtR | 
Hong Kong wqnxy1 
<3 fl0w3r
2017-11-26 23:06
1 by 1 will retire and mvp project will be back LUL
2017-11-26 15:18
GL Peri. An Asian Legend.
2017-11-26 15:20
sad, peri was best player in the world
2017-11-26 15:22
#38
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Europe H0wLinqDawN 
EZ TheMongolz
2017-11-26 15:26
#39
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Romania Vladootzz 
going pro in dota?
2017-11-26 16:11
Oh shit, was thinking Piper Perri retired or retarder. So scarried
2017-11-26 16:33
legend
2017-11-26 16:37
#44
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Argentina ivanpb 
One of the saddest news of this year
2017-11-26 17:04
holy shit wemadefox legend. farewell my friend
2017-11-26 17:09
#46
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North America eschato 
old soldiers never die
2017-11-26 18:15
:/ old beast
2017-11-26 18:40
Koreans will never be relevant in CSGO at an international level. At least as long as EU keeps playing.
2017-11-26 19:23
gl mate. solo peri glow lsw termi WeMade FOX legends <3 Where are the other Korean teams? It seems like it was just MVP Project and MVP PK before MVP Project was retired
2017-11-26 19:35
#50
XeqtR | 
Hong Kong wqnxy1 
nooooo :c another legend retired
2017-11-26 23:05
rip kpop on a serious note, sad to see him go, especially at this level of performance lately, seems like he's burned out good accomplishments in 1.6 tho gg
2017-11-27 01:23
wow solo still plays!
2017-11-28 14:49
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