The 24-year-old makes the transition from backup choice to a starting player following the departure of Paweł "byali" Bieliński in the aftermath of the team's elimination from the FACEIT Major in the New Challengers Stage.
morelz attended DreamHack Valencia and IEM Shanghai with the team as a stand-in following Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski's departure, averaging a 0.88 rating. He ended up joining the team as backup last month, when it was announced that Michał "snatchie" Rudzki had been signed from AGO to replace the mousesports player.
Virtus.pro cut a frustrating figure at the Major, going out 0-3 in the opening stage after losing to NiP, OpTic and North - with only one of those three teams eventually making it through to the New Legends Stage.
Some more changes could be in store for the Polish side, however, as Roman Dvoryankin, Virtus.pro's General Manager, reveals that, "over the course of September", the organisation will announce "the next steps that will allow Virtus.pro to return to the list of the world's best teams."
"We, just like our fans, are concerned about the roster's results, and can not remain idle in the face of two failed Majors in a row," Mr. Dvoryankin added.
"As for Piotr, I am sure that constant practice will accelerate his progress among the team's active roster even more."
With this addition, Virtus.pro now have:
Jakub "kuben" Gurczynski (coach)