Official: Codewise Gaming to pull Aristocracy funding

Codewise Gaming have officially confirmed that they will stop backing the Aristocracy team.

In a Facebook post, it was announced that Codewise Gaming are ending their cooperation with the team today, less than six months after taking over the Aristocracy lineup and brand.

The news follows reports from several media outlets - including - that the players were on the lookout for a new home after Codewise Gaming's sudden decision, which took the team by surprise as they were hoping to build a long-term project with the organisation.

The team's search for a new organisation continues

Since leaving in February due to a falling out with the organisation, Aristocracy have found success hard to come by, only winning the ESL Polish Championship Spring Finals. The team will have to fight to keep their spot in the ESL Pro League in the relegation stage after finishing last of their group following defeats to Astralis, fnatic and North.

Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas's charges, who will play under the name "ARCY" until a new organisation is found, will take part in this weekend's ESL Polish Championship Autumn Finals, where a spot in the IEM Katowice closed qualifier and almost $40,000 will be on offer. In two weeks' time, they will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend the QI Banja Luka tournament.

The Polish team have the following roster:

Poland Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas
Poland Jacek "MINISE" Jeziak
Poland Karol "rallen" Rodowicz
Poland Mikołaj "mouz" Karolewski
Poland Paweł "dycha" Dycha

Poland Mariusz "Loord" Cybulski (coach)

Poland Paweł 'dycha' Dycha
Paweł 'dycha' Dycha
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Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
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Poland Mariusz 'Loord' Cybulski
Mariusz 'Loord' Cybulski
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Poland Mikołaj 'mouz' Karolewski
Mikołaj 'mouz' Karolewski
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Poland Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
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Poland Karol 'rallen' Rodowicz
Karol 'rallen' Rodowicz
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Hungary LevYmeister 
not nice
2019-11-30 11:36
who drop who ?
2019-11-30 11:37
Poland Karti20 
Aristocracy was a name of TaZ mix, tho Codewise Gaming decided to fund them (previously we had Codewise Unicorns here in poland) so now we had "Aristocracy by Codewise Gaming" Codewise decided to leave them after only 3 months of working together, so ARCY again is playing as a orgless
2019-11-30 12:53
Indonesia rareguy 
thank u mr nice polish guy
2019-11-30 13:39
Germany naeqode 
2019-11-30 14:08
> long term project > taz
2019-11-30 14:24
rmn | 
Portugal blaldas 
the guy has 2 teams in like 10years xD
2019-11-30 14:26
well, not that kind of LONG term lol
2019-11-30 14:31
Rip taz
2019-12-01 01:06
Rallen, dycha best Polish players in 2019 so far
2019-11-30 14:28
Poland Karti20 
somehow he managed to get At least good 3 years from vp from 2014 to 2017 and it was TaZ who build this vp squad, but yea lets ignore him xd
2019-11-30 14:51
happy won 2 major during 2014-2015 as an IGL, would you take him in your team now in 2019?
2019-11-30 16:40
Lekr0 | 
Poland Brisu 
Same with pronax :P
2019-11-30 18:23
Congrats, you just won the award for the worst analogy in 2019.
2019-11-30 18:50
thats what literally guy above me said, saying taz is good because what he did in 2014
2019-12-01 03:51
Oh, I think I misunderstood you a bit, I thought that you were saying that TaZ wouldn't WANT to be a long-term project, but you meant that TaZ is too old to be part of a long-term project, yeah? I'm thinking he could probably transition to a coach role or something, but even if they just straight up kicked him, keeping and developing a four man core can be called a long-term project. IMO, even what xyp,dev,dup have done over the past few years is a long-term project.
2019-12-01 14:23
i dont see Taz became coach for this project, he just dont want to admit that his time is up. He literally have less than 1.0 rating on almost every map they play, LAN and online, winning or losing.
2019-12-01 18:29
He's a leader though, both in-game and out of it. Just look at 2015 fnatic, they had an IGL with sub-1.0 rating and still had an era.
2019-12-01 19:08
its works in 2015, not so much now. beside, that other 4 fnatic player is the best in the scene at that moment, so they can compromise 1 player with only brain without skill. and dont know what taz bring to this team because he's definitely not a good IGL either
2019-12-03 11:28
Russia anleet 
why devils / kinguin / codewise drop this squad? Maybe u have some Polish insider broooooo
2019-11-30 20:08
Poland Karti20 
Team Kinguin - people that made this ORG, had to quit cuz Kinguin as company decided it would be better to be a sponsor instead of having own squad -> thats how DV1 was made.. ARCY team left dv1 -> it was player choice, not kick from org Codewise Gaming is the first time when it was sponsor / org that left players, not players quiting org
2019-11-30 20:25
Russia anleet 
Strange thing from TaZ&Co. Thx :3 I'm fan of this squad and TaZ as a person
2019-11-30 20:32
good trash org
2019-11-30 11:36
Lithuania KoksSkirtumas 
2019-11-30 11:36
uh oh
2019-11-30 11:37
2019-11-30 11:37
2019-11-30 11:37
Thats why Arcy finally started to play and dont throw matches in online ? Ok good then
2019-11-30 11:38
???? they did throw online matches tho lmao
2019-11-30 11:38
they was horrible online but last months they did good online grind (probably after losing org)
2019-11-30 11:39
rmn | 
Portugal blaldas 
playing online and on lan are completly diferente thing, and some players are eay better playing in one of those environments… no one thew anything, but when you have been playing exclusivly on lan for the last 8 years, and one of the opponenst that you are facing kills more than s1mple it's kinda hard to keep up… a good exemple of this kind of player is davidP from herectis, at least til une year ago he was destroying online and didnt do much at lans
2019-11-30 14:32
2019-11-30 11:38
France FrighTyyy 
Nice name :D
2019-11-30 11:50
illuminar never played liquid :D
2019-11-30 11:58
Romania SkipLD 
2019-11-30 12:54
Snax | 
Europe Krychaaaa 
2019-11-30 12:55
France FrighTyyy 
2019-11-30 13:11
Only a worthy polish team should use that tag (._.')
2019-11-30 15:15
Liquid_never_lost_to_illuminar 😃
2019-11-30 19:03
Taz killed another team
2019-11-30 11:40
Would be waste of money, gj.
2019-11-30 11:42
Taz washed up KEK
2019-11-30 11:42
2019-11-30 11:43
NEO | 
Poland Requ1228 
2019-11-30 11:55
Macau Bent0 
they did it to themselves lol , they never achieved anything when they got a chance to be top 1 poland team
2019-11-30 12:13
Poland dreamShow 
they won dreamhack but since then a big downfall happened
2019-11-30 12:17
Germany ToiletShitter 
2019-11-30 12:22
Czech Republic realProkda 
At this point, it looks like TaZ is just chilling in tier 3 teams to get a good salary and play computer games.
2019-11-30 12:25
He has no other options :) this or back to regular job like cleaning etc
2019-11-30 14:04
Poland wims 
if I remember correctly he is an educated lawyer, so I wouldn't worry about future after he end his career.
2019-11-30 15:41
Are u baiting?? If hes a lawyer then why is he playin??? Look at manager of complexity is a lawyer hes the manager of the team using his 🧠. I dont think taz is a lawyer lmao
2019-11-30 16:15
Poland wims 
Dude Im too old to such a stupid thing like bait. He really is a lawyer or at least he graduated in law.
2019-11-30 16:20
Graduate in law isnt a lawyer (yet)... im shocked if its true he could better work in law than messin up this shit
2019-11-30 16:44
Poland wims 
Yes, I know, but this profession is so sure that after a short period of practice in the office he will certainly become a lawyer. his recognition can only help him in this. taz is an example of a person who has always loved this game and the competition itself so think that this is the reason why he is still playing.
2019-11-30 17:04
So maybe now is the time to retire and switch? He better make som money with that job and start like a csgo school for new polish blood like pasha. Atleast he has brains
2019-11-30 17:21
Poland wims 
personally I don't mind his presence on stage. I've been here with guys since they started their adventure in team pentagram. a long journey and somehow I'm in no hurry to finish it. but I agree that it has potential to be used after the end of a career. That's only his decision when it will happen.
2019-11-30 17:27
I found reading your post satysfying sir
2019-11-30 19:26
2019-11-30 20:17
Denmark potatomato 
Better call TaZ
2019-11-30 17:10
hahah good 1
2019-12-01 22:49
+1 should still stay in d1 when d1 pays for performence
2019-11-30 12:29
the whole team wins, not the single player, it's obvious that igl and support will always have weaker statistics.
2019-11-30 12:52
Snax | 
Europe Krychaaaa 
he said about money not the statistics kek
2019-11-30 16:05
bad statistics = less money in that way
2019-11-30 16:24
vp +dycha pls
2019-11-30 12:49
Another wasted talent under trash snax igling seems good.
2019-11-30 12:53
so -snax +neo or -snax +furlan
2019-11-30 12:54
France LeDiplomate 
-snax +Furlan and -phr +SZPERO would be best move for VP rn.
2019-11-30 14:25
Poland Kobel_ 
Two first role snipers on one team? I know snatchie can rifle quite well but I don't think either would like to give up the AWP
2019-11-30 16:10
honestly he cant do 4k or 5k with ak like he is doing it with AWP
2019-11-30 16:58
Snax | 
Europe Krychaaaa 
2019-11-30 12:54
Spain GamerGuillem 
that was quick LMAO
2019-11-30 12:57
Brazil Karlogaria 
Wise decision, as it would be a waste of money to pay these slackers
2019-11-30 13:15
Mibr next
2019-11-30 13:18
Norway flipflop 
I think finally that's the end of Taz's career
2019-11-30 13:28
what?! this is start a big career of TaZ!
2019-11-30 13:38
Switzerland x676 
Finally they stopped wasting money!!!!!
2019-11-30 13:45
washed up bots, its time to be a construction workers
2019-11-30 13:53
Switzerland x676 
2019-11-30 14:02
Or cleaning services?
2019-11-30 14:05
Good idea, future less lineup
2019-11-30 13:53
keev | 
Germany Adenauer 
2019-11-30 13:54
World Beard43 
Hard luck! Sounds like they have a couple of chances to achieve some results coming up though.
2019-11-30 13:55
Denmark GGNORE33 
Just imagine the money they waste... taz just a name but nothing on the table and getting 10k$++ ofc ppl aren’t dumb
2019-11-30 14:05
Thailand beam2546 
Do you think fucking Codewise who was previously funded literally no namer team will fund this team that much? lmao It won't be more than $3k per player. Pretty sure it's also far more less than $3k.
2019-11-30 14:29
he doesn't care owner of codwise make money outside of the cs;go totattaly different markets than e-sport he just do it for fun
2019-11-30 14:34
In Poland even the aristocracy is underfunded
2019-11-30 14:43
Haha nice one ^^.
2019-11-30 17:24
In US even liquid get smashed ;D
2019-11-30 18:43
We’ll see after ECS finals ;)
2019-11-30 18:46
Who cares about another tier3 event Lets see if liquid will make it out of the group stage this major :) Honestly they won't handle the enviroment and they will choke.. As US Teams always do
2019-11-30 18:51
They’ll still do better than any Indonesian or polish team
2019-11-30 19:26
2019-11-30 14:46
sad, was best poland team
2019-11-30 14:47
That’s like calling someone the skinniest American
2019-11-30 16:06
Poland rude_wredne 
hmm, thats actually a compliment? Knowing that a stereotypical american is fatso?
2019-12-01 08:59
Chile Zzalb 
This team have been stuck for a while, they need new players: -mouz +MICHU -MINISE +mhL
2019-11-30 14:53
Poland LiquidWater 
-1 why put michu in another dead team, just make 1 big polish roster. Michu Jedqr Snatchie Oskarish Dycha
2019-11-30 15:33
Chile Zzalb 
damn boy, thats looks like a good roster but -snatchie +mhL/NEEX (snatchie too inconsistent)
2019-11-30 16:04
Poland LiquidWater 
ye i only put snatchie cuz whenever he does a good game he can carry. If he gest consistency VP could easily get top 20 or top 15 imo.
2019-11-30 18:15
Chile Zzalb 
maybe if he have the right players in his team, he can more consistent
2019-11-30 18:43
-mouz - minise +michu +snatchie
2019-11-30 14:55
unluku men :/
2019-11-30 15:00
United States DervGuy 
Well when you do jack shit for 6 months of course it would happen.
2019-11-30 16:48
United States EmperorTrump 
no good results = no funding. that's easy. TaZ should realize that he won't get free money anymore like in VP.
2019-11-30 16:54
Hungary raffai 
pay to grandpa Taz pls, he needs money for diaper
2019-11-30 17:06
-Virtus Pro +Virtus Pro
2019-11-30 17:20
mOE | 
Latvia wassupgee 
no way taz fumbled the VP bag already
2019-11-30 17:38
Who cars Dead team, didnt win anything, washed up igl, shit players
2019-11-30 17:50
Luken | 
Argentina urfoloq 
and that's it, you better find a job TaZ...
2019-11-30 18:00
Good :)
2019-11-30 18:51
Dont understand the hate, they are solid T3/T2 team. Dycha looks even better. It is true they didnt achieve that much tho...
2019-11-30 19:17
Worthless to invest in to 32yo IGL. They suck and noone wants to pay them
2019-11-30 20:05
France Azowel 
totally agree
2019-11-30 21:05
Poland neverbait 
taz still playing? nice
2019-11-30 21:52
2019-12-01 03:54
shox | 
India iejesus 
Taz ffffsss
2019-12-01 07:44
retire old man taz
2019-12-02 12:11
taz i think your time has come...
2019-12-02 20:59
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