Budapest Five drop CS:GO team

Budapest Five have released their CS:GO roster effective immediately, the Hungarian organisation has announced.

Proudly announced as the first official esports brand in Hungary, Budapest Five entered CS:GO in the first half of January 2019 with a squad featuring some of the country's finest talent, with Viktor "flash" Tamás Bea spearheading the quintet's effort.

In a Twitter Post, Budapest Five cited "organisation issues" as the reason to cut ties with the players, who were all tied down to year-long contracts with potential for extension.

flash and his squad will continue competing under the 1998 tag

Despite the setback, all members bar Olivér "DEv" Budai will continue competing as a unit going further and will play under the tag "1998" until they find a new organisation to represent.

"Through four months of practice we slowly realised that we needed new energy into the team since DEv didn't improve the way we expected him to do so," flash told HLTV.org.

"It is probably because he couldn't quit his job, so not only did we have fewer opportunities for team practice but obviously it was impossible for him to find enough time to practice individually.

"We talked to the management to solve the issue and were told they would only support this team if we stuck to the original starting five. Basically, we needed to make a decision: play with DEv or lose the support of the organisation and every kind of sponsorship.

"We decided we take the latter route and continue with someone else. For us, it was not enough to just play for money when we believe we could have more potential and bigger chances to prove ourselves. It is tough to be in this spot, but we are really motivated to reach our goals and find a new home for us.

"We are looking for a new organisation to represent, anyone interested can contact us via e-mail beaviktor@gmail.com!"

1998 are participating in the country's biggest national league to date, the MNEB, in which they currently have a 4-4 record. The team still has a total of six official matches to play over the course of the coming month, the next one against Gamerzone.gg on Wednesday, February 27.

1998 currently consist of:

Hungary Viktor "flash" Tamás Bea
Hungary Patrik "bodito" Boda
Hungary Renátó "bzt" Bárányos
Hungary Áron "Aaron" Homoki

Hungary Márk "MustanG" Havrán (coach)

Hungary Viktor 'flash' Tamás Bea
Viktor 'flash' Tamás Bea
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
522
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Hungary Márk 'MustanG' Havrán
Márk 'MustanG' Havrán
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.79
Maps played:
72
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.74
APR:
0.14
Hungary Áron 'Aaron' Homoki
Áron 'Aaron' Homoki
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
86
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.75
APR:
0.14
Hungary Renátó 'bzt' Bárányos
Renátó 'bzt' Bárányos
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
78
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.14
Hungary Patrik 'bodito' Boda
Patrik 'bodito' Boda
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
208
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
Hungary Olivér 'DEv' Budai
Olivér 'DEv' Budai
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
43
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.12
#1
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United States circles308 
oh no
2019-02-19 00:10
#23
China o_O 
wow thats crazy
2019-02-19 00:11
#54
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Austria shaakeh 
absolutely expected
2019-02-19 00:31
#66
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France yo_les_n00bs 
unexpected wtf
2019-02-19 00:41
+1
2019-02-19 07:41
#2
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Ukraine livebox 
BUDAPEST FIVE GO OFFICIAL 0 official matches BUDAPEST FIVE DROP CS:GO TEAM all in one month, such a tragic team xD
2019-02-19 00:12
#38
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Finland j3nk3m 
Ever heard of 100 Thieves?
2019-02-19 00:15
+1
2019-02-19 00:16
#41
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Ukraine livebox 
y, but they are *stars*
2019-02-19 00:17
#47
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Greenland AkiKleist 
0 matches, but they have stickers XD
2019-02-19 00:23
#124
oskar | 
Czech Republic PlaSSma 
HAH TRUE
2019-02-19 10:55
Xd
2019-02-19 12:55
#147
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Hungary Pistuleee 
Ever heard of 100 Thieves?
2019-02-19 22:40
#65
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France yo_les_n00bs 
LMAO +1
2019-02-19 00:41
#73
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Dominican Republic SantoDomingo 
It was even better
2019-02-19 00:59
They almost played one match hltv.org/matches/2318864/100-thieves-vs-..
2019-02-19 01:14
+1
2019-02-19 15:21
They played esea.
2019-02-19 09:56
#3
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Europe R2D2s 
XD
2019-02-19 00:10
#6
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Estonia noxtUrne 
2 months
2019-02-19 00:10
just one
2019-02-19 00:48
#8
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Poland Rablams 
Cool
2019-02-19 00:10
#9
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CIS sergioff 
LUL
2019-02-19 00:10
lol
2019-02-19 00:10
#16
clowN | 
Nepal uaresuck 
wow big news Yours, Official HLTV Bully
2019-02-19 00:11
#17
fer | 
Brazil _Spike_Br_ 
Ok
2019-02-19 00:11
Nobody cares.
2019-02-19 00:11
#19
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Spain L3gi13 
Oh sad
2019-02-19 00:11
Expected flash used to be good tbh
2019-02-19 00:11
Yeah, one game vs kinguin in 2015 gaming paradise, other than that, not so much
2019-02-19 01:05
he was always fucking trash xd
2019-02-19 20:53
#21
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Europe andy_ 
Ok?
2019-02-19 00:11
#24
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Hungary V1TR00 
Hehe
2019-02-19 00:12
EZ4ENCE
2019-02-19 00:12
#36
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Spain L3gi13 
True
2019-02-19 00:15
+1
2019-02-19 22:42
u tagged wrong aaron XDDD
2019-02-19 00:12
Too much Aarons here man. How is the major btw? You going to watch finals live on Katowice?
2019-02-19 00:14
you arent funny
2019-02-19 00:31
Saying man who overusing cs:go memes regulary
2019-02-19 00:37
can't believe there are people who still find it funny
2019-02-19 06:51
no because i live too far from kato
2019-02-19 13:12
Have a same problem man
2019-02-19 13:15
Oh no my fav csgo team. GO HUNGARY! MAGYAR
2019-02-19 00:12
#29
Davidp | 
Sweden meistr0 
2019-02-19 00:12
#30
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Japan Cute_Loli 
No...
2019-02-19 00:12
#31
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Argentina EnvyJ 
Did they even play 1 match atleast?
2019-02-19 00:12
#103
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Hungary StraYzie 
they did just probably not registered on hltv
2019-02-19 06:53
oh no they had potential to be major winners 😟😟😟😨😨😥😢😢😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
2019-02-19 00:13
Axaxaxaxaxax
2019-02-19 12:53
#37
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Portugal pielott 
Oh god no. Please let this be a lie D: D: D:
2019-02-19 00:15
flash is the worst clown in the hungarian community. have no idea how he still plays in teams
2019-02-19 00:16
#42
YEKINDAR | 
China lxxl2 
no kolor no win
2019-02-19 00:17
#43
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Europe TheDexi256 
Such a important info for CSGO Scene
2019-02-19 00:18
X DDDDDDDDDDD
2019-02-19 00:18
holy shit i cant believe this happened to the greatest csgo roster in the world. i refuse to drink any water until they get another org
2019-02-19 00:19
#48
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Germany Rainbowpig 
stay hydrated
2019-02-19 00:25
Shooked
2019-02-19 00:21
shaken, not stirred
2019-02-19 00:30
I was don't know this details
2019-02-19 07:53
Mustang is not their coach, he quit ~1 month ago
2019-02-19 00:31
That was fast.
2019-02-19 00:32
omegalul
2019-02-19 00:33
#59
smooya | 
United Kingdom 1ARMgod 
tier 7 team remains tier 7
2019-02-19 00:33
#63
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Yugoslavia malikurac69 
lmao expected
2019-02-19 00:40
yo that was quick lmao f btw
2019-02-19 00:43
#68
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Slovakia t4gg3d 
DoorShutters release AWPplayer, to add spraymaster-_- [2/19/2019] 00:44
2019-02-19 00:44
#71
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Hungary Skipper001 
Expected
2019-02-19 00:52
#74
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Poland Apollo93 
Nice
2019-02-19 00:59
#75
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Dominican Republic SantoDomingo 
Sad
2019-02-19 00:59
i predicted 3 months boys, and disband
2019-02-19 01:01
LOL hltv trolling again with such news about irrelevant teams..
2019-02-19 01:26
#82
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Hungary HunDaniel 
Just the Hungarian scene. Nothing to see here.
2019-02-19 01:42
scene? where?
2019-02-19 02:56
wtf
2019-02-19 01:47
#85
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Iceland Numeritos 
em...ok!
2019-02-19 01:51
#87
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Czech Republic _s0 
LUL DID THEY EVEN PLAY A SINGLE GAME?
2019-02-19 01:56
#88
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United Kingdom alcaz4r 
hahaha expected
2019-02-19 02:20
#89
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African Union mikecool 
they became the five budapests...
2019-02-19 02:44
#113
Petra | 
Netherlands taorus 
😂 +1
2019-02-19 08:01
Everyone acting surprised. This is the norm in NA MDL.
2019-02-19 03:02
#95
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Russia fan_of_n0rth 
xD
2019-02-19 03:43
#97
MSL | 
Europe lgbtzera 
Lmao: sign tier99999 players in org release them in 1 month xDDD best investment ever
2019-02-19 04:05
Deadfox go home
2019-02-19 04:17
#137
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Hungary zsutticsgo 
are you okay?
2019-02-19 14:44
#151
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Hungary Brandinyooo 
Yes he is.. DeadFox still bad, 0,88 K/D what an amazing performance..If here would change him, they will be better..
2019-02-20 15:27
#152
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Hungary zsutticsgo 
Can you saw he's post on fb.?
2019-02-20 17:05
Imagine being at a point where you don't wanna play with a player but still keep Aaron the biggest bot in Europe, that's mad.
2019-02-19 05:02
#101
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Hungary StraYzie 
I love our csgo scene :D topkek
2019-02-19 06:50
xDDD this is so typical,its like every single hungarian team ever,they create the lineup or have a good result and the next week they are basicly guaranteed to disband or change the roster
2019-02-19 07:17
EXPECTED
2019-02-19 07:28
HAHAHAH
2019-02-19 07:30
#107
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Poland Julka 
Why so fast?
2019-02-19 07:33
#109
shox | 
Latvia kebab_b 
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO;(
2019-02-19 07:41
#110
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Kazakhstan flywarlock 
+Kolor
2019-02-19 07:44
#112
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Europe Quinxxx 
Aaron Homo
2019-02-19 08:00
#114
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CIS eddie42 
jesus christ, hungarian scene is such a disgrace.
2019-02-19 08:20
#115
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Hungary FHarbor 
This don't lasted long. LUL
2019-02-19 09:08
hungarian cs OMEGALUL
2019-02-19 09:08
+1 FeelsBadMan
2019-02-19 21:53
#117
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Hungary hardrise 
Just another casual day of Hungarian CS.
2019-02-19 09:12
#118
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Moldova SuicideMou5e 
LUL
2019-02-19 09:23
#119
FoDa | 
Hungary Armor_Xd 
1 month long live team
2019-02-19 09:37
#121
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United States Trump2020KAG 
Let’s go 1998
2019-02-19 10:00
#122
ropz | 
Finland Sandels 
LUL lasted like a month
2019-02-19 10:10
Disband
2019-02-19 10:44
TY FOR INFO ABOUT NONAME tier 20 team!
2019-02-19 11:15
#126
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Hungary saxxo 
Ohh woow, who thought that? First is money, second is “personal contacts” and somewhere near the last spot is the goal to have at least a tier3 hun team. Nothing changed in the last 15 years...
2019-02-19 12:01
#131
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Bulgaria YellowStR 
Not even 1 match played :D TopNotch team Kek
2019-02-19 13:09
#134
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Poland Fanowskyy 
GL on finding a nrw org!
2019-02-19 13:17
#135
Xizt | 
Italy HeSY 
Bodito Italian proud
2019-02-19 13:56
shame of hungary
2019-02-19 14:13
#139
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Sweden Lagge15 
Impressive, actually.
2019-02-19 16:07
rip
2019-02-19 16:24
*pretend to be shocked*
2019-02-19 16:27
#142
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Hungary MaXi ^_^ 
Oh wow, what a surprise didn't see that coming huh? Lmao
2019-02-19 16:47
litreally who? i never head of them til now
2019-02-19 17:31
#144
REZ | 
Saudi Arabia treyway 
RIP!
2019-02-19 19:18
Viktor "flash" Tamás Bea Hungary Patrik "bodito" Boda they are not serious they throw all games for money
2019-02-19 22:46
DOES THIS HAPPENS BECAUSE WE ARE FROM HUNGARIA?
2019-02-20 07:04
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