Bpro bench poizon amid interest from Windigo

Bpro have decided to bench Valentin "⁠poizon⁠" Vasilev following Windigo's interest in the player, it has been revealed.

The move follows a surprising tweet from the player in which he claimed that he would not be playing for Bpro anymore, adding that further updates about his future would be revealed "soon".

The 19-year-old was immediately linked with a move to Windigo, Bulgaria's top-ranked team, with Maksym Bednarskyi, CEO of the Ukrainian organisation, confirming the interest in the player but stressing that a deal had not yet been completed.

spyleadeR's Bpro move poizon to the bench

Contacted by HLTV.org, Bpro CEO Alexander "JoSeKi" Gerenski admitted to being "shocked" with poizon's attitude and underlined that the player will not be allowed to play for another team unless a transfer is agreed.

"Once Windigo's players contacted poizon last week, it was clear that they wanted to hire him to replace one of their players," Gerenski told HLTV.org. "Initially, poizon was asked to buy himself out of his contract, which is preposterous in professional gaming.

"Soon after they realised that it was not possible, Windigo's manager contacted us to make an official offer, but we did not reach an agreement. However, they proceeded to contact poizon and shared the details of our negotiations.

"poizon has now said that he will be playing for Windigo in the ESL Pro League. We would like to state that Bpro Gaming has a contract with poizon and under no circumstances have we agreed on a transfer or to let the player stand in for another team.

"We value poizon very highly and he is a core player on our roster. The whole team has attempted to bring him back as we are very shocked by the quick turnaround in his motivation to play for the team.

"As of today, and after his message on social media, the player will be benched from the team until we have clarified the reasons behind the sudden changes. Bpro has been rising through the ranks recently and we feel that some players may be attempting to interfere and destroy our great efforts."

poizon is widely regarded as one of the finest young talents in the Balkans. He has averaged a 1.29 rating in 2018, helping the team to win numerous tournaments, most notably the ESL Southeast Europe Championship Season 6 Finals, at the start of the year.

Currently ranked 37th in the world, Windigo had a slow start in the ESL Pro League, in which they currently sit in 12th place, with three victories from 12 games. Their next double header is scheduled for October 30, against Astralis.

With poizon's benching, Bpro currently have:

Bulgaria Emiliyan "⁠spyleadeR⁠" Dimitrov
Bulgaria Nikolay "⁠niki1⁠" Pantaleev
Bulgaria Krasen "⁠Zix⁠" Minchev
Bulgaria Ivan "⁠Rock1nG⁠" Stratiev

Bulgaria Valentin "⁠poizon⁠" Vasilev (benched)

Bulgaria Nikolay 'niki1' Pantaleev
Nikolay 'niki1' Pantaleev
Age:
31
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
509
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
Bulgaria Krasen 'Zix' Minchev
Krasen 'Zix' Minchev
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
229
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
Bulgaria Ivan 'Rock1nG' Stratiev
Ivan 'Rock1nG' Stratiev
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
430
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.70
Bulgaria Valentin 'poizon' Vasilev
Valentin 'poizon' Vasilev
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
338
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
Bulgaria Emiliyan 'spyleadeR' Dimitrov
Emiliyan 'spyleadeR' Dimitrov
Age:
32
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
864
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.72
unexpected move! +v1c7or
2018-10-25 01:42
30 replies
#4
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United Kingdom iMarbot
lol hltv loves reporting on T2 Bulgarian CS
2018-10-25 01:46
28 replies
#7
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France Astyx
Tier 2 Bulgarian CS = Tier 2 Bulgarian CS
2018-10-25 01:44
19 replies
true
2018-10-25 02:28
17 replies
tier 2 bulgarian CS = tier 1 brazil CS
2018-10-25 03:02
16 replies
I didn't know bulgaria has the best scene in csgo
2018-10-25 03:13
14 replies
They dont.
2018-10-25 03:18
13 replies
ok, then you are lying at #29 because brazilian has the best scene in entire csgo
2018-10-25 04:00
12 replies
you misspelled "worst"
2018-10-25 04:01
11 replies
forgive me ok, then you are worst at #29 because brazilian has the best scene in entire csgo*
2018-10-25 04:16
10 replies
0-16 /closed
2018-10-25 07:59
1 reply
#78
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United States stotte
13-5 -> 3-2 Nice Chokequid carried by 13th best Brazilian player
2018-10-25 11:41
What bout the danish scene, they have the best team RN, and other danish are in a upclimb, like optic and fragsters
2018-10-25 08:29
2 replies
No doubt Danish scene is by far the strongest atm.
2018-10-25 09:14
optic
2018-10-25 11:45
Lol brazil is shit man. You guys have only one good team snd even they cant achieve anything notable anymore
2018-10-25 08:58
1 reply
+1 "good" team xd
2018-10-25 12:11
+1 M16R made a history. They are the first team being 16-0'd at a Major.
2018-10-25 11:03
*worst (only team who got 16-0'd in major)
2018-10-25 12:10
1 reply
so what? still legends
2018-10-25 13:02
+1
2018-10-25 07:26
Tier 2? More like Tier 3
2018-10-25 03:02
windigo are in esl pro league
2018-10-25 01:44
2 replies
#12
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United Kingdom iMarbot
talking about BPro
2018-10-25 01:46
1 reply
bpro actualy has been dominating tier3 online scene .
2018-10-25 01:50
dude might end up as the next CeRq, hes been killing it lately
2018-10-25 01:48
Bulgarian CS > UK CS
2018-10-25 03:55
2 replies
3 brits in the top 30 1 bulgarian
2018-10-25 09:02
1 reply
#66
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Bulgaria YellowStR
Bulgarian population - 7 mil British - 66 mil Bulgaria had 2 different teams (Outlaws and Gplay) in top 20, Brexit had 0... Do the math, mohammed
2018-10-25 09:50
#64
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Ukraine mpletop1
T2 Bulgarian CS>>>>>>>>UK CS
2018-10-25 09:23
#94
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Poland ethereal0
+SPELLAN
2018-10-25 13:58
#2
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France Astyx
lol (idk who he is)
2018-10-25 01:43
2 replies
2018-10-25 03:59
1 reply
#77
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France Astyx
#14 wans't here when i posted but now i know thanks
2018-10-25 11:31
#3
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Russia VladAhmedi
+Redstar
2018-10-25 01:43
GL POZION young talent
2018-10-25 01:44
nice bench, looks comfortable
2018-10-25 01:44
very unlukko, trapped in tier 4 team
2018-10-25 01:44
1 reply
+1
2018-10-25 06:53
THE BULGARIAN KJAERBYE
2018-10-25 01:47
2 replies
#39
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Myanmar xdcc
shakes a lot?
2018-10-25 04:09
1 reply
Both fat lul
2018-10-25 11:05
+bubble +v1c7oR +dream3r +nkl
2018-10-25 01:48
ez 4 kr9pton
2018-10-25 01:49
IS THIS HAPPENS BECAUSE HE IS FROM BULGARIA??
2018-10-25 01:51
Cloud9
2018-10-25 01:54
who?
2018-10-25 01:55
3 replies
#79
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United States stotte
Better than all Liquid players
2018-10-25 11:42
2 replies
lol eunited fan expected
2018-10-25 18:46
1 reply
#102
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United States stotte
Yes
2018-10-25 18:52
#21
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Korea day|dream
Who, who, and what?
2018-10-25 01:58
So unprofessional lmao
2018-10-25 02:05
#23
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Germany kig3
Windigo have been sinking like Titanik since Spellan got benched. I dont think poizon will fix their team but lets see.
2018-10-25 02:12
2 replies
Well they should have picked poizon instead of blocker to be honest.
2018-10-25 07:59
1 reply
#107
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Germany kig3
Agreed, however, blocker is much better than some of their other players anyway. So you need blocker as well.
2018-10-25 23:58
ez for Windago
2018-10-25 02:27
Lol benches himself basically. So awesome. That's a strong move there cotton.
2018-10-25 02:38
6 replies
#40
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Myanmar xdcc
not as strong as ex-spacesoldiers: you didn't say we can't leave the team so we break the contract.
2018-10-25 04:10
5 replies
Yea but space soldiers had a reason to. This guy didn't. A lil different
2018-10-25 21:04
4 replies
#108
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Myanmar xdcc
twitlonger.com/show/n_1sqms25 who knows who's right but i don't see how it's any different from ss
2018-10-26 06:02
3 replies
Ss was over salary. He just wants a new team but like u said who knows
2018-10-26 13:56
2 replies
#112
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Myanmar xdcc
how is it worse? and how do you know he's not looking for higher salary? because Windigo will give him higher salary... also if Bpro are not abiding to the contract it's even worse than ss situation and he will be able to challenge it. the only reason ex-ss gave for "ending" contract is because their org didn't respond to them saying they will break the contract. this guy = already signed, ex-ss = no org yet (looking or not in the right?). I think Windigo decided it's cheaper to sign him, get sued and pay monetary damages for him breaking the contract as opposed to paying crazy buyout that isn't covered by contract.
2018-10-26 15:23
1 reply
What are u talking about? I never said it was worse. And yea I agree with u on the windigo situation. Maybe u responded to the wrong comment?
2018-10-27 00:34
#28
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Norway Breivik
new cerq
2018-10-25 02:40
2 replies
#80
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Canada |Frog
Pretty much
2018-10-25 11:43
#109
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Russia Autistkek
+1
2018-10-26 06:46
toxic poizon
2018-10-25 03:09
1 reply
#113
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Myanmar xdcc
yes, poison is usually toxic
2018-10-26 15:29
toxic poizon
2018-10-25 03:09
THATS RIGHT APPEARED A CHANCE - GO FOR IT
2018-10-25 04:24
Nobody saw that coming!
2018-10-25 06:23
1 reply
Expected.
2018-10-25 11:07
#45
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Bulgaria BlindBG11
I wonder who is getting replaced from Windigo lol
2018-10-25 06:52
2 replies
Probably pnshr
2018-10-25 07:55
1 reply
#70
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Bulgaria BlindBG11
That would mean that Vic7or will have to support now
2018-10-25 11:03
#49
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Germany ConAction
expected if -pnshr windigo will be insane
2018-10-25 07:32
3 replies
Agree with you. Windigo -pNshr +poizon BPro -poizon +Spellan What you say?
2018-10-25 07:54
1 reply
+1
2018-10-25 08:32
will be very insane whit this line up !
2018-10-25 10:24
he wants 20k month LOL
2018-10-25 07:41
1 reply
20k but which currency xd
2018-10-25 11:54
geko to bpro
2018-10-25 07:52
FInally, the change i was hoping for
2018-10-25 07:57
who? stop posting no names
2018-10-25 09:05
1 reply
Mongolia talks about nonames.
2018-10-25 11:08
#65
s1 | 
Ukraine mpletop1
"Initially, poizon was asked to buy himself out of his contract, which is preposterous in professional gaming." Like wtf? Do waterfalls flow uphill in Bulgaria?
2018-10-25 09:27
2 replies
Bpro are being cunts. They have always done this shit. When niki1 terminated his contract they wanted money now they don't want to let him go just so they can fuck windingo LOL
2018-10-25 13:56
1 reply
not the first time when something like that its happeninig. it was the same with CeRq and Outlaws, classic bulgarian orga who only embarrass the country lul
2018-10-25 17:19
better kd than the whole team = kicked LUL NOT EXPECTED LUL
2018-10-25 09:51
Kazijski Skrimov Sokolov Salparov N.Penchev ez top 3.
2018-10-25 11:12
3 replies
true :D
2018-10-25 11:28
the funny thing is that those guys never played together xD we have a tendency that our players do not play for our national team in multiple sports XD
2018-10-25 12:00
1 reply
sad :<
2018-10-25 12:23
Who and what? Stop posting this no namers HLTV. Thanks
2018-10-25 11:58
1 reply
#90
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Denmark Alphamon
Austrian scene LULW
2018-10-25 13:12
Bubble v1c7or spellan poizon shipz Spyleader blocker niki1 zix rock1ng
2018-10-25 13:02
1 reply
Windigo: bubble(igl) v1c7or blocker poizon(awp) shipz Bpro: spyleader(igl) spellan(awp) niki1 zix rock1ng
2018-10-25 13:52
#91
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Russia Acidy
RIP BPro! You wont win shit w/o Poizon. Windigo gotta go up! Whep whep.
2018-10-25 13:36
#freepoizon
2018-10-25 14:07
#97
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Russia Orz
good
2018-10-25 14:47
+pozon -pnshr Ez Windigo
2018-10-25 16:46
kkkkkkkkkkkkk
2018-10-25 20:09
Kkkkkkk tier 30 news
2018-10-26 10:36
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