solo, glow leave MVP PK

MVP PK have parted ways with Keun-Chul "solo" Kang and Min-Soo "glow" Kim, the South Korean organisation have announced.

In a brief statement provided to HLTV.org, MVP PK explained that the veteran duo "agreed to end their contracts with the team and are now free agents."

Widely regarded as two of the most prominent figures in South Korean Counter-Strike, solo and glow had been in MVP PK's ranks since the organisation ventured into CS:GO, in mid-2016.

solo and glow step down from MVP PK

While with MVP PK, the duo helped the team to win the CS:GO Asia Summit and eXTREMESLAND ZOWIE Asia 2018, and to reach a handful of Big Events in 2018, most notably the IEM stops in Sydney and Chicago, and the ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals.

Their last appearance for the famed South Korean organisation came at the Asia Minor at the beginning of the year, where the team came in fourth place after losing to Grayhound and ViCi in the double-elimination playoffs.

With these departures, MVP PK's roster now looks as follows:

Korea Min-Seok "zeff" Park
Korea Hyun-Pyo "XigN" Lee
Korea Seon-Ho "xeta" Son

Korea Seon-Ho "termi" Pyeon (coach)

Korea Seon-Ho 'xeta' Son
Seon-Ho 'xeta' Son
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
351
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Korea Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
574
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Korea Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Min-Seok 'zeff' Park
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.17
Korea Min-Soo 'glow' Kim
Min-Soo 'glow' Kim
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
395
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.12
Korea Keun-Chul 'solo' Kang
Keun-Chul 'solo' Kang
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
369
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.12
Korea Seon-Ho 'termi' Pyeon
Seon-Ho 'termi' Pyeon
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
63
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
#3
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Portugal moupz 
asian scene LUL
2019-03-06 16:02
China numba wan
2019-03-07 08:34
#4
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United States Neo_is_a_joke 
ez for xeta
2019-03-06 16:02
RIP
2019-03-06 16:03
#6
s1mple | 
Europe Sam2k 
expected
2019-03-06 16:03
who?
2019-03-06 16:03
#8
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Europe LoookATme 
solo neo glow morelz pasha
2019-03-06 16:04
#44
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Denmark minosss 
XDDD
2019-03-06 16:16
ez tier 10
2019-03-06 16:23
#93
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Poland kRAMERO 
russian as main language
2019-03-06 17:07
ok
2019-03-06 16:04
#10
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Hungary StraYzie 
ez XigN
2019-03-06 16:04
#13
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Switzerland rigoN 
Expect
2019-03-06 16:04
2019-03-06 16:09
#16
NiKo | 
Asia LustBoi 
RIP KR cs
2019-03-06 16:04
Sucks for map, those 2 made the team Edit: mvp not map
2019-03-06 16:05
#18
f0rest | 
Russia 1.6 FTW 
Didn't even know they r still playing, wow. Solo glow and termi great trio, eSTRO FTW
2019-03-06 16:04
#19
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China dexdex 
1.6 legends. good luck in the future.
2019-03-06 16:05
Two 1.6 legends
2019-03-06 16:05
Maybe recruited some players from GOSU? RIP
2019-03-06 16:05
#23
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Sri Lanka kvezee 
Unexpected lol
2019-03-06 16:05
who leaves what?
2019-03-06 16:06
#49
zet | 
Switzerland MRKNUSPER 
newfag
2019-03-06 16:20
+1 these 2 are 1.6 legends
2019-03-06 18:43
#25
liTTle | 
CIS Dowa) 
noooooooooooooooooo
2019-03-06 16:06
#26
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Myanmar xdcc 
Only xign&xeta good enough to play internationally
2019-03-06 16:06
#28
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China Slasher8888 
Wow, i can't believe it happened. Really wish they could've made it to the major before they leave. Feelsbadman, good luck in the future
2019-03-06 16:06
+1
2019-03-06 17:50
#30
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Denmark UX_Designer 
Before these news they had 3 +30 year old players, shiiiiit.
2019-03-06 16:07
#31
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Russia illuminosity 
rip
2019-03-06 16:09
#33
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Naej 
OMG THIS IS SO IMPACTANT FOR THE SCENE, EVERYTHING WILL PROBABLY CHANGE NOW.
2019-03-06 16:09
#100
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United States CallMeNahum 
Respect solo best kr player ever
2019-03-06 17:29
How can you expect respect from Brazilians?
2019-03-06 19:07
#194
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Naej 
Oh c'mon guys I'm just kidding I'm not trying to offend nobody.
2019-03-06 20:57
Hopefully Fallen is next...
2019-03-06 17:55
#187
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Korea PLANETSHAPER 
Yet another perfect example of your "BRAZILIAN PRIDE XDDD". Stfu please and thank you, but I doubt you'd know the meaning of either of those words.
2019-03-06 20:08
#195
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Naej 
Oo why so salty bro? It was just a small irony
2019-03-06 20:59
#197
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Korea SpO_oK 
Many of us Koreans are very insecure, please understand brasil brother
2019-03-06 21:29
#202
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Korea PLANETSHAPER 
Sorry, I don't respond to uncultured dips that speak capslock :)
2019-03-06 22:38
He was just joking ffs a bit disrespectful sure but definitely not outright rude
2019-03-07 03:29
#223
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Korea PLANETSHAPER 
Big E: If it's such a funny joke, why don't you go leave a comment like his on the next BR-based news; especially if it's news about MIBR? Go on, I'll wait. I'll wait to see how long it takes for the hypocricy to fuckin LEAK out of BRs and people like you again lmfao.
2019-03-07 12:57
#226
Maka | 
Russia DiCaprio 
why you got this much butthurted man just a comment on hltv
2019-03-07 17:22
#278
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Korea PLANETSHAPER 
You aren't even worth it with that "English".
2019-03-07 18:54
classic non-argument lol
2019-03-08 00:59
#281
Maka | 
Russia DiCaprio 
yeah ur butt must hurt a lot
2019-03-08 10:56
+1 we do joke about MiBR all the time except that they're actually relevant to the scene so the joke doesn't really make much sense I don't get mad when there's an MiBR joke....
2019-03-08 00:59
Ok
2019-03-06 16:09
solo best kr cs player of all time
2019-03-06 16:10
#94
mSx | 
France Xpens1ve 
and top 15 best cs 1.6 player
2019-03-06 17:08
+1
2019-03-07 16:20
F
2019-03-06 16:10
#37
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United States StraWz 
I guess it's safe to say solo is going solo.
2019-03-06 16:10
#39
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Ukraine truth_writer 
oldz are out
2019-03-06 16:10
#42
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Netherlands itsm 
1.6 legends. PROJECTKR <3
2019-03-06 16:13
nooooooooooooooooooooooo
2019-03-06 16:14
#117
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Lithuania 7000won 
ww ;(
2019-03-06 18:27
#45
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United Kingdom blitzer_ 
LEGENDS
2019-03-06 16:17
#46
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Germany Janschik 
R.i.P ma boi fidget spinner
2019-03-06 16:18
#47
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Russia GoblinYuko 
hltv.org/team/8852/gosu -jinx +glow to make a FULL KIM ROSTER
2019-03-06 16:18
#63
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CIS Vyadro 
lmao
2019-03-06 16:30
reported for racism
2019-03-06 18:09
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKim COMBO
2019-03-06 18:20
#48
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Libya nanaichini 
+hsk +jinx
2019-03-06 16:19
#50
EliGE | 
United States EdgyBlob 
Rip 1.6 legends gg gl
2019-03-06 16:21
NEO INC
2019-03-06 16:24
This news post is the ultimate newfag filter. "Solo.. who??".
2019-03-06 16:25
who
2019-03-06 16:26
#56
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Slovakia Jakubko345 
Expected
2019-03-06 16:27
#57
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Slovakia TatKo 
Legendary players gl to them
2019-03-06 16:27
#59
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India lemuig 
Going to see bunch if roster changes this year 2019 should be interesting and fun to watch
2019-03-06 16:28
#62
riv | 
Taiwan idoleat 
Solo was famous back to 1.6 . He should have retired. My friends and I called him "old monster". xDD
2019-03-06 16:30
I guess they will glow solo.
2019-03-06 16:31
#66
Canada ssau 
You’re a dad aren’t you
2019-03-06 16:35
#65
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Poland Julka 
rip
2019-03-06 16:32
#67
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China serdim 
Solo is one of the legends of asian CS1.6.It's time to retire.
2019-03-06 16:35
+jinx +hsk
2019-03-06 16:38
JAPANESE CS IS MITSUBISHI
2019-03-06 16:39
Maybe get hsk back
2019-03-06 16:39
lul
2019-03-06 16:39
#113
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Korea clarityyyy 
-hsk +hsk -hsk +hsk
2019-03-06 18:13
#198
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Korea SpO_oK 
-hsk +hsk + jinx
2019-03-06 21:31
im solo im han solo im han solo im han solo
2019-03-06 16:40
#74
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Australia Australis 
ping pong scene
2019-03-06 16:40
#75
frozen | 
Brazil fgw1z 
the duo from 1.6 <3
2019-03-06 16:42
Solo to Faze confirmed
2019-03-06 16:42
#77
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Norway OfficialStrix 
Solo went solo hehe
2019-03-06 16:44
#78
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Sweden yayer 
international team with neo incoming
2019-03-06 16:45
#80
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Denmark Zorrondo 
who?
2019-03-06 16:50
+jinx +Hsk
2019-03-06 16:51
#83
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Asia zkoin 
Maybe this mean solo and glow gonna retire again. They still have way to return to pro scene but 30 is too old for cs and they need to get job for future.. :((
2019-03-06 16:52
#171
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Bulgaria mango_csgo 
i dont understand why people say 30 is too old? csgo is not physical but requires mental strength to commit to long hours , maybe a bit slower reaction but thats dependent on the individual
2019-03-06 18:47
#190
Golden | 
Czech Republic wellbi 
Well, the peak/optimal performance (combination of speed, skill, psychical stability and experience) for a jet fighter pilot based on NASA’s research is 40 to 45 years. I know it’s not the same as playing cs, but I would say that pilots of supersonic planes have even more demanding task at hand.
2019-03-06 20:38
Neither do I... I'm 30+ and physically and mentally at my best!
2019-03-07 00:53
respect for solo and glow
2019-03-06 16:52
#85
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Other Onizuka_go 
Solo,glow started to play CS:GO in 30s ages. U guys did the best. Well Played
2019-03-06 16:53
too old for the stages.
2019-03-06 16:53
#87
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Norway beastin 
Project_KR solo T_T
2019-03-06 16:56
#88
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Libya NoobGreen 
Time4saken
2019-03-06 17:00
Rip legends :| Gl xign
2019-03-06 17:00
respect solo the best Asian cs1.6 player
2019-03-06 17:01
#91
tabseN | 
China felixez 
the legends
2019-03-06 17:06
#96
BnTeT | 
China Liuxiao 
solo the legend ,miss you very much
2019-03-06 17:12
#102
valde | 
Asia qbiy 
WESG teams still dying 1 by 1 before WESG start ohhhh
2019-03-06 17:42
#144
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India Noobdian 
Ohhhh
2019-03-06 18:40
Respect Solo
2019-03-06 17:47
Korean cs isnt bad, im glad i watch mvppk
2019-03-06 17:48
1.6 legends! Gl to both
2019-03-06 17:48
"get cancer and die" KF3, WCG 2007
2019-03-06 17:55
#111
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Taiwan iloviz 
1.6 legend solo! gl
2019-03-06 18:12
#112
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Hungary Shiron212 
good luck
2019-03-06 18:13
#133
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Bulgaria mango_csgo 
Have to share this youtu.be/aVCrSxgP8hk what a fcking legend -project kr~
2019-03-06 18:36
#173
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Kazakhstan team_k23 
u shouldnt came back guys. It wasnt worth since 2016, but atleast u tryied ! proud of u, gl further.
2019-03-06 19:03
Respect
2019-03-06 19:06
#176
fox | 
Portugal GoDtK 
Solo, a fkcing legend, the master of tatic in Asia! With this new meta of more spam need to win bombsite, its the right time to solo step up in cs:go and try to build a competitive asian team in this cs version too. Good luck, i'll never forget WeMadeFox Inferno Strats ;)
2019-03-06 19:10
Solo = legend. Top 5 player in CS 1.6. hltv.org/news/3475/vote-for-player-of-th..
2019-03-06 19:17
sad -zeff +solo
2019-03-06 19:46
#182
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Korea Damianlee 
Solo is my CS idol <3 You'll be remembered legends !
2019-03-06 19:59
NOOOOOOOOO :(
2019-03-06 19:52
project_kr : solo what a legend..... solo and ssamba one of the bests dual of 1.6
2019-03-06 20:07
#189
Golden | 
Czech Republic wellbi 
Solo’s aggressive style in 1.6 was nuts.
2019-03-06 20:30
rip.. maybe they can get some younger talent and xign the beast returns to form
2019-03-06 20:26
whoo?
2019-03-06 20:43
Newfag ruski lmao
2019-03-06 20:49
#224
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Macau jinxw 
Solo "322" best kr pleya in defend of the ancients
2019-03-07 13:20
End of an era.
2019-03-06 20:49
GL 1.6 veterans
2019-03-06 21:27
#199
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North America LedwigCS 
RIP the veterans. Hope MVP PK can still live on without then geez.
2019-03-06 21:45
All of thee disrespectful newfags just annoy me so much. Just aknowledge two great counter-strike legends, for fucks sake.
2019-03-06 22:02
loved watching him in 1.6, he was so good.
2019-03-06 22:04
#206
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Korea Vertigy 
No way..
2019-03-07 00:17
and there goes my hope for an Asian team winning something big this year
2019-03-07 00:51
what about the asia minor thats kind of big😎😎😎
2019-03-07 03:01
#209
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Brazil soloprr 
solo, hee, termi, bail and glow!
2019-03-07 01:33
RIP korean cs
2019-03-07 03:01
#213
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New Zealand NoBudy_ 
I guess you could say, he's going solo for a while.
2019-03-07 04:05
real legends, sad to see them moving on potentially
2019-03-07 07:18
legends
2019-03-07 08:05
#220
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Spain m4t4 
solo true legend. one of the all time best
2019-03-07 09:49
#221
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Canada $t4Rboy 
Little upset by this. In particular, Solo... I hope he still continues to play... Just, with who? GOSU? Unimpressed... MVP is a reputable global e-sports organization. I actually really liked MVP PK and what they had accomplished in recent years in a scene that's still growing. They were (and hopefully still will be) an important team in the Asian scene...
2019-03-07 11:30
#269
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Argentina ivanpb 
rip 1.6ers :(
2019-03-07 17:34
doin it solo' meh..
2019-03-07 17:40
#282
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Korea XigNw0w 
Rip legends. Huge respect for them.
2019-03-08 14:00
this legends have to start csgo more earlier but they spent time on cso..
2019-03-10 10:55
GL! both 1.6 Legends.
2019-03-12 10:31
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