Winstrike hint at new recruits

The CIS team have indicated on Twitter that they have added three new players while Aurimas "⁠Kvik⁠" Kvakšys is back into the starting line-up.

Following the team's disappointing run at FACEIT Major, where they went out with a 0-3 record in the New Legends Stage, the Russian organization took a drastic step and benched all players except Kirill "⁠Boombl4⁠" Mikhailov.

According to a picture posted on the team's Twitter page and to their ESEA roster, Jan "⁠wayLander⁠" Rahkonen and Georgi "⁠WorldEdit⁠" Yaskin have both been recruited from FlipSid3.

WorldEdit and wayLander are on the move

wayLander's addition comes as a surprise as the 24-year-old had been tasked with rebuilding the FlipSid3 line-up alongside Yegor "⁠markeloff⁠" Markelov, while WorldEdit had been transfer listed by the North American organisation.

Seventeen-year-old rifler David "⁠n0rb3r7⁠" Danielyan, who burst onto the CIS scene at the start of this year under dAT and WINside, is also part of the refurbished lineup.

Rounding out the roster is Kvik, who returns to the active line-up after a brief period on the bench, which now features just Gregory "⁠balblna⁠" Oleinick, Savelii "⁠jmqa⁠" Bragin and Nikita "⁠waterfaLLZ⁠" Matveyev - three players whose fate remains subject to conjecture.

Winstrike's new lineup is as follows:

Russia Kirill "⁠Boombl4⁠" Mikhailov
Lithuania Aurimas "⁠Kvik⁠" Kvakšys
Russia Jan "⁠wayLander⁠" Rahkonen
Russia Georgi "⁠WorldEdit⁠" Yaskin
Russia David "⁠n0rb3r7⁠" Danielyan

Russia Dmitry "⁠iksou⁠" Mikhaylichenko (coach)

Russia Gregory "⁠balblna⁠" Oleinick (benched)
Russia Savelii "⁠jmqa⁠" Bragin (benched)
Russia Nikita "⁠waterfaLLZ⁠" Matveyev (benched)

Russia Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Kirill 'Boombl4' Mikhailov
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
854
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Russia Dmitry 'iksou' Mikhaylichenko
Dmitry 'iksou' Mikhaylichenko
Age:
39
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.80
Maps played:
2
KPR:
0.05
DPR:
0.08
APR:
0.02
Russia David 'n0rb3r7' Danielyan
David 'n0rb3r7' Danielyan
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
690
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
Russia Gregory 'balblna' Oleinick
Gregory 'balblna' Oleinick
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
611
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
Russia Georgi 'WorldEdit' Yaskin
Georgi 'WorldEdit' Yaskin
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1328
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Lithuania Aurimas 'Kvik' Kvakšys
Aurimas 'Kvik' Kvakšys
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
774
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Russia Savelii 'jmqa' Bragin
Savelii 'jmqa' Bragin
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
921
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Ukraine Yegor 'markeloff' Markelov
Yegor 'markeloff' Markelov
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1143
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Russia Jan 'wayLander' Rahkonen
Jan 'wayLander' Rahkonen
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
794
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.13
Russia Nikita 'waterfaLLZ' Matveyev
Nikita 'waterfaLLZ' Matveyev
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
740
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.12
disband
2018-10-17 19:55
11 players team we soccer now
2018-10-17 19:53
4 replies
ahahahhhaah
2018-10-17 19:56
- boobl4 +flamie
2018-10-17 20:20
11noobs>5pro
2018-10-17 20:21
n1
2018-10-18 08:34
wow
2018-10-17 19:53
13 replies
Nobody else noticed shrouds name crossed off?
2018-10-17 22:06
12 replies
I did.. they want fame lul shruud fanbase > winstrike
2018-10-17 23:11
4 replies
Why the heck they even considered shroud 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
2018-10-18 07:18
3 replies
it's a joke, look at the whole picture, they were "considering" Dendi (dota player), Neymar and 2 russian footballers
2018-10-18 08:39
2 replies
#157
cype | 
Europe dip6o
Those 2 are going to jail I hope, they can play out there any games they want
2018-10-18 10:56
1 reply
pretty sure they will get a suspended sentence and will start playing again in a year
2018-10-18 12:52
nobody even cares... sad
2018-10-18 01:38
and s1mple's
2018-10-18 12:18
5 replies
Lmao didn’t see til just now. You think winstrike really asked them or it’s just for lolz
2018-10-18 17:32
4 replies
with names like shroud, neymar and that one dota2 player, yeah prolly for the laughs edit: oh and the sad face
2018-10-18 17:51
3 replies
Idek one of them was dota2 lmao. Ima new fan of winstrike
2018-10-18 17:51
2 replies
haha, caz they're funny or caz of the players?
2018-10-18 18:16
1 reply
Cuz they’re funny. This team won’t be very successful. They’ve never been good. Saved by bo1s last year.
2018-10-18 19:18
rip
2018-10-17 19:53
#5
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Vietnam Oida
dont care
2018-10-17 19:53
#6
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Italy Fil0Nerd
expected
2018-10-17 19:53
#7
huyak | 
Ukraine acrje
Waylander is back)
2018-10-17 19:53
9 replies
0.93 rating
2018-10-17 19:56
8 replies
#81
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Czech Republic ufonk
Who cares about rating?
2018-10-17 20:57
#85
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Denmark Xipingu
Still better than the talentless benched players who obviously peaked only once. We call that a fluke in normal language.
2018-10-17 21:03
6 replies
#158
cype | 
Europe dip6o
So, which one fluke do you like, Gambit in Krakow, c9 in Boston, North at dreamhack or this?
2018-10-18 10:57
5 replies
#167
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Denmark Xipingu
The most satisfying fluke was C9 at Boston. Idk why, just felt like the perfect moment, and let’s be honest when an IGL chokes 3-4 rounds due to poor time management, that IGL already doomed the team.
2018-10-18 12:46
4 replies
#172
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Finland Jardeet
I was only happy for skadoodle
2018-10-18 16:05
3 replies
#173
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Denmark Xipingu
Hehe yeah overall for the players, me too. For myself I was also happy for autimatic. The rest, no fucking chance.
2018-10-18 16:11
2 replies
#175
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Finland Jardeet
I cheer for the best team in the world now: ENCE
2018-10-18 16:13
1 reply
#177
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Denmark Xipingu
EZ4ENCE
2018-10-18 16:45
#8
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Slovakia baucek1
nice
2018-10-17 19:53
simple ;)
2018-10-17 19:53
#10
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Lithuania aisTISsS
K
2018-10-17 19:53
noice
2018-10-17 19:54
LOL
2018-10-17 19:54
who?
2018-10-17 19:54
6 replies
#46
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Poland Ryunar
Nice name mordo
2018-10-17 20:11
1 reply
lol
2018-10-17 20:22
Are you from Chrząszczyżewoszyce perchance?
2018-10-17 20:24
1 reply
yeh
2018-10-17 20:32
#159
cype | 
Europe dip6o
Keep getting boosted by your Global elite friends, you know what I've meant
2018-10-18 10:59
1 reply
wut?
2018-10-18 13:41
#16
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Lithuania andy_
GOD KVIK <3
2018-10-17 19:54
#17
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Poland Astoner55
Lul who cares
2018-10-17 19:54
It's official, Check their ESEA page :)
2018-10-17 19:54
Nice
2018-10-17 19:55
Hints? They basically confirmed it lol.
2018-10-17 19:55
Isn't WayLander finnish?
2018-10-17 19:55
11 replies
Yes and no. youtu.be/sdKQsRxZv9E 0:13 in the clip. Hes a Finnish citizen but he lives in Russia and only speaks a few words of Finnish. EDIT: Yeah like #31 said, he was born in Finland.
2018-10-17 19:58
2 replies
thanks for clarifications
2018-10-17 20:22
1 reply
Np :)
2018-10-17 20:23
Russian. Born in Finland. He has lived his whole life in Russia but served in the finnish army.
2018-10-17 19:58
6 replies
thanks for clarifications
2018-10-17 20:22
#75
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Australia Australis
so how he was supposed to communite in army without any knowledge of finnish language?
2018-10-17 20:38
4 replies
In army you do not talk you just listen and obey lmao
2018-10-17 20:46
#78
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World waltsuu
theres special divisions for english speaking personel
2018-10-17 20:50
2 replies
#79
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Australia Australis
ty
2018-10-17 20:50
+1 knew that someone had to explain this
2018-10-17 21:04
#39
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Europe Vegiboy
He has both nationalities
2018-10-17 20:07
NO shroud - no win
2018-10-17 19:55
#23
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Latvia Skym93
Shroud to Flipside confirmed :D
2018-10-17 19:55
#24
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Israel Vladi0z
govno
2018-10-17 19:56
1 reply
ur mom
2018-10-17 21:03
top 1 cis?
2018-10-17 19:56
#27
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Europe MadeInLT
Ez for Nesquik
2018-10-17 19:56
Win who?
2018-10-17 19:56
Obv it's will be not bad CIS team, will see.....
2018-10-17 19:59
3 benched players LUL
2018-10-17 20:02
lol still tier 8
2018-10-17 20:03
4 replies
That nerd got banned?? Good riddance
2018-10-18 09:39
3 replies
mad fan of overrated baiter LMAO
2018-10-18 17:24
2 replies
the man, the myth, the beast, the GOAT of CSGO Coldzera
2018-10-18 19:16
1 reply
Bot*
2018-10-18 19:49
OMEGALUL
2018-10-17 20:06
#40
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North America xAriana
nice
2018-10-17 20:07
nice, waylander finally back from army hopefully he will make comeback after break and show nice skills
2018-10-17 20:07
2 replies
lol he was playing for flipside for ages now
2018-10-17 20:24
He's been back from the army for years lmao Has even played professionally since then
2018-10-17 21:27
kokorin mamaev ahahahhaha
2018-10-17 20:07
Mamaev and Kokorin: transfer to prison
2018-10-17 20:08
#44
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Germany ConAction
actually a way better lineup than I would have anticipated :) Good luck!
2018-10-17 20:08
Flipsid3 is dead
2018-10-17 20:10
who the fuck is n0rb3r7
2018-10-17 20:11
2 replies
faceit talent
2018-10-17 20:20
FPL player
2018-10-17 20:24
#48
mir | 
Russia M13F
Oh -Shroud gg
2018-10-17 20:11
luuuul
2018-10-17 20:12
kvik + 4 braindead rus hahahehehuhu
2018-10-17 20:13
igl?
2018-10-17 20:14
1 reply
#80
mir | 
Russia M13F
boombi4
2018-10-17 20:53
keshandr should have been there
2018-10-17 20:17
2 replies
#122
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Canada |Frog
Tbh I'd rather see keshandr over wayLander
2018-10-18 00:16
1 reply
That's what I was thinking
2018-10-18 00:35
#53
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Ukraine hukutka94
I feel sorry for World Edit. He had a great potential back in 2016... now he is downgrading from year to year :(((
2018-10-17 20:17
2 replies
id say this is upgrade from flipside (after electronic left)
2018-10-17 20:19
1 reply
#121
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Canada |Frog
This
2018-10-18 00:15
DENDI
2018-10-17 20:18
Ez WE is back leggo
2018-10-17 20:21
i arent care
2018-10-17 20:25
wow look at me i am so excited
2018-10-17 20:29
CIS announcement
2018-10-17 20:32
#73
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Turkey thcnkpln
Isnt waylander finlandian?
2018-10-17 20:33
1 reply
#120
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Sweden Iekr0
2018-10-18 00:12
ez 4 armenian prodigy
2018-10-17 20:34
#76
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Brazil hugoooo
Interesting, better than before... But I've never heard about the 17 yo kid. I suppose he's pretty good tho
2018-10-17 20:41
still easy for Kvik.
2018-10-17 20:58
2 replies
#91
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Lithuania andy_
+1 god kvik gonna carry them all
2018-10-17 21:29
1 reply
Kvik should join Imperial instead of hadji/pounch
2018-10-18 01:48
CIS announce lul
2018-10-17 20:58
Rip shroud on winstrike
2018-10-17 21:13
F3 lul, who igl ? lmao ez tier5 dogshit
2018-10-17 21:27
1 reply
#163
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Russia Ducat
Boombl4
2018-10-18 11:50
waylander omg team died already
2018-10-17 21:32
Waylander XDxDxdXd tier 10 team at its best
2018-10-17 21:49
Give Neymar a chance
2018-10-17 22:06
That's sad
2018-10-17 22:25
Who is IGL ?
2018-10-17 22:35
1 reply
#164
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Russia Ducat
Boombl4
2018-10-18 11:51
AY LMAOOOO
2018-10-17 22:44
5 replies
Go work at factory trash
2018-10-17 22:58
1 reply
nt hyesos
2018-10-17 22:58
How much so you get paid while being benched?
2018-10-18 01:47
2 replies
#148
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Ukraine petruska
lmao
2018-10-18 09:28
1 reply
Tbh I really want to know how much he gets paid. Just curious. I wish I could to the same. Getting paid for literally doing nothing.
2018-10-18 09:40
#110
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CIS sergioff
lmao best team
2018-10-17 23:19
ez 4 shroud
2018-10-17 23:30
adren when???
2018-10-17 23:33
#113
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Malaysia byaIi
rip s1pmle
2018-10-17 23:35
wayLander??? lmao the biggest bot in the scene
2018-10-17 23:50
4 replies
+1 They might as well pick up hooch instead as igl
2018-10-17 23:53
What about Shara
2018-10-18 01:44
2 replies
he's barely even in the scene anymore
2018-10-18 07:33
1 reply
So is waylander (at least was) They played like 1 official match in months
2018-10-18 09:42
Looks like a decent lineup, hopefully WorldEdit will get a lot more freedom to awp and wayLander can go back to being a half decent entry. Gl, look forward to seeing them play
2018-10-17 23:51
Actually looks pretty good
2018-10-17 23:53
#119
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Ukraine Astrali5
Flipsid3,pls just disband. It's dead
2018-10-18 00:09
#123
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African Union mikecool
I still think ex-flipside is better than ex-winstike currently
2018-10-18 00:29
#124
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Armenia kingdavo
ez for the young armenian star David 'n0rb3r7' Danielyan
2018-10-18 00:32
-n0rb3r7 +hooch pls
2018-10-18 01:44
+markeloff :v
2018-10-18 03:28
-n0rb3r7 + markeloff
2018-10-18 06:52
-n0rb3r7 +jmqa or +markeloff
2018-10-18 07:31
2 replies
#141
mir | 
Russia M13F
n0rb3r7>jmqa>>>>>>markeloff
2018-10-18 07:46
1 reply
+1
2018-10-18 10:28
mamaeb lol
2018-10-18 07:54
WTF no Kokorin and Mamaev - what a waste
2018-10-18 08:44
waylander fin players before?
2018-10-18 09:09
hahaha Kokorin and Mamaev. 2 faggots
2018-10-18 09:13
Kvik let's go
2018-10-18 10:03
losestrike
2018-10-18 10:23
Who 😎
2018-10-18 10:53
Add Starix pls
2018-10-18 10:59
1 reply
starix played in seized's team
2018-10-18 16:44
#161
cype | 
Europe dip6o
I don't see that roster achieving anything in it's current state
2018-10-18 11:02
Kvikas nebe suoliukas ez
2018-10-18 11:52
this could be good
2018-10-18 15:44
F3 B1ad3 AdreN Hobbit Markeloff ???
2018-10-18 16:12
"Winstrike has new haircuts"
2018-10-18 20:07
Shroud wtf
2018-10-19 07:40
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