INTZ part ways with team

INTZ and their CS:GO team have decided to go their separate ways, coach Alessandro "Apoka" Marcucci has announced.

In a video posted on Twitter, the Brazilian coach thanked INTZ for their support and explained that the team received an offer from "a different project" after announcing at the end of 2019 that they were open to the idea of joining a new organisation.

The announcement came just minutes after ESL revealed that the team would be playing in the next edition of the Pro League as BOOM Esports, confirming a previous report from ESPN Esports Brasil linking the Brazilians with a move to the Indonesian organisation, who are mostly known for their Dota 2 squad.

chelo & co are poised to join BOOM Esports

According to the same report, the team turned to MIBR benched player João "felps" Vasconcellos to fill their vacancy following xand's departure. The former SK player has been assessing his options since his TeamOne loan was terminated after just one month with the squad.

Formerly known as NoTag, the Brazilian team spent 15 months in INTZ's ranks, taking the organisation to their first-ever Major last year, when they qualified for the StarLadder Major via the Minor Play-In. Gustavo "yel" Knittel's troops went 0-3 in the New Challengers Stage in what turned out to be Vito "kNgV-" Giuseppe's final tournament for INTZ before joining MIBR.

After being relegated from ESL Pro League in Season 9, the team reclaimed a spot in the prestigious tournament the following season after winning the ESEA MDL division, beating North American side Riot Squad in a five-map final.

INTZ had the following squad:

Brazil Gustavo "yel" Knittel
Brazil Ricardo "boltz" Prass
Brazil Marcelo "chelo" Cespedes
Brazil Bruno "shz" Martinelli

Brazil Alessandro "Apoka" Marcucci (coach)

Brazil Gustavo 'yel' Knittel
Gustavo 'yel' Knittel
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
741
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Brazil João 'felps' Vasconcellos
João 'felps' Vasconcellos
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
756
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.16
Brazil Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Marcelo 'chelo' Cespedes
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
612
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Brazil Alessandro 'Apoka' Marcucci
Alessandro 'Apoka' Marcucci
Age:
34
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
APR:
0.00
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1009
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.17
Brazil Vito 'kNgV-' Giuseppe
Vito 'kNgV-' Giuseppe
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
608
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.10
Brazil Bruno 'shz' Martinelli
Bruno 'shz' Martinelli
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
600
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
#1
chrisJ | 
United Kingdom snekky 
epl inc
2020-02-18 17:49
#17
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Brazil CringeGuy 
boltz getting kicked once again
2020-02-18 17:54
#71
Brazil Isme 
any brazilian team right now should +yel right now
2020-02-18 20:27
#95
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Singapore Kerk 
+boltz*
2020-02-19 02:43
What?
2020-02-19 10:56
+boltz*
2020-02-19 22:27
#2
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United States JustinWii 
Rip
2020-02-18 17:49
#3
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Brazil Miguel777 
sad
2020-02-18 17:49
#77
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Brazil m9las 
why? they already found a new org.
2020-02-18 21:15
what org? "The malacabados" ?
2020-02-18 21:27
#81
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Brazil m9las 
Boom esports from Indonesia
2020-02-18 21:40
+1
2020-02-18 21:47
R u sure bro? Im from Indonesia actually and i didnt saw any post about this
2020-02-19 04:44
#107
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Indonesia coffstr 
sudah ada di forum2 komunitas indo bro
2020-02-19 05:00
Jangan cuma follow akun2 mobel aja atuh abang
2020-02-19 06:08
I do not follow their Instagram,fb or whatever. I just read csgo news on Hltv
2020-02-19 06:18
Gotchu, just do Reddit then if u r like to follow the scene (all the latest news, rumors, highlights are there)
2020-02-19 07:14
#4
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Sweden meistr0 
@MIBR grab shz or chelo for free
2020-02-18 17:50
who they gonna replace then?
2020-02-18 18:06
I'd put felps replacing meyern
2020-02-18 18:13
idk man meyern is not the problem. The core of the team itself is the problem
2020-02-18 18:15
unfortunately you're right... :(
2020-02-18 18:21
+1
2020-02-18 20:21
Maybe coldzera with all of his toxicity was right about how to approach the game.
2020-02-18 21:28
+1
2020-02-19 15:45
#47
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Sweden meistr0 
LMAO, no. Why are you Brazilians like this? "Replace meyern replace meyern replace meyern" like stop lol. Meyern is NOT the problem in MIBR. kNg and FalleN is.
2020-02-18 18:25
Missing prime Fallen, we will never see another awp like him...so boring to watch the teams nowadays. Honestly, I don't feel the top 5 are so good like everyone was in 2016 and 2017
2020-02-18 21:29
meistr0 is the hltv problem
2020-02-18 23:19
Agree! kng is the worst
2020-02-19 03:54
#97
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Sweden meistr0 
Yeah. People blame Meyern when clearly MIBRs biggest problem is kNgV and FalleN lol.
2020-02-19 03:55
Agree with kNgV being the problem in the team Without him FalleN could pick his MainAwp role and replace with a better player (kng = shit atm)
2020-02-19 12:37
0 iq and flag checks out.
2020-02-19 04:48
0 respect name checks out
2020-02-19 12:37
taco
2020-02-18 18:16
#48
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Sweden meistr0 
Well, kNg should be replaced. -kNg +Chelo would be a good upgrade.
2020-02-18 18:25
Gabriel "TwoFaced" Toileto
2020-02-18 20:52
#56
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
For free? They’re already signed with BOOM lol
2020-02-18 19:39
#57
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Sweden meistr0 
Idk. Who is BOOM anyways lol.
2020-02-18 19:40
#63
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
The announcement came just minutes after ESL revealed that the team would be playing in the next edition of the Pro League as BOOM Esports, confirming a previous report from ESPN Esports Brasil linking the Brazilians with a move to the Indonesian organisation, who are mostly known for their Dota 2 squad. You guys can’t read or what?
2020-02-18 19:46
#64
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Sweden meistr0 
Thats not what i asked. I asked what org BOOM is, sounds like such a nonamer org lol.
2020-02-18 19:47
2020-02-18 20:04
#68
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Sweden meistr0 
hltv.org/team/7733/boom So this must be their CS team? But different logo.
2020-02-18 20:05
Its their older logo, they rebranded and changed to the new one on liquipedia. Theyre current csgo roster consists of Xccurate’s little brother
2020-02-18 23:55
#91
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Sweden meistr0 
Now the Indonesian roster is gone xD Before aka 4 hours ago, they had 4 Indonesian guys, now its 5 empty slots :P
2020-02-18 23:59
Yeah Indonesian scene isn't good,so they brought Brazilian player for q better future
2020-02-19 04:57
Actually they already disband their ID csgo roster before the major, so u can see their ex-Roster are on filling in some mixed team on Major SEA closed qualifiers
2020-02-19 06:11
#67
JUGi | 
North America Essay 
BOOM is an Indonesian organization. The organization is pretty big in Asia which is why most people might not of ever heard of BOOM before.
2020-02-18 20:04
+1, one of the biggest SEA org
2020-02-19 06:12
Chelo is gud but shz no
2020-02-18 23:11
#5
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Denmark devnr1 
lol wut
2020-02-18 17:50
#6
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Panama FUN4ENCE 
Finally
2020-02-18 17:50
#7
broky | 
Brazil happynezz 
BOOM line up
2020-02-18 17:50
#8
ZywOo | 
Brazil tskvsky 
sadly for BR CS
2020-02-18 17:50
#62
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
Why?
2020-02-18 19:46
INTZ was cool. bye
2020-02-18 17:50
#10
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Poland Archasi 
Boom 4 EPL
2020-02-18 17:51
#11
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Indonesia Tepenzzy 
BOOM BR lul
2020-02-18 17:51
Team has been nothing since kng left
2020-02-18 17:51
They are improving tbh, you can't expect results immediately when ur best player left. But they are playing as a team now. They won't achieve titles but they can maybe upset or be a top20 team with time.
2020-02-18 17:57
They should get felps as well
2020-02-18 18:07
#37
Per0N | 
Venezuela 643 
They were actually starting to get good results. Yel was primary awping again, boltz was playing good cs etc. I'm still suspicious about yel being the IGL, but there are few options in the BR market :(
2020-02-18 18:09
Kscerato art kng steel and boltz are probably the best br players
2020-02-18 18:19
Felps>>>> steel
2020-02-18 22:38
#92
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Brazil NukebRS 
coldzera?
2020-02-19 00:34
#13
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Russia ToughGuy 
KEKW
2020-02-18 17:51
#14
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Mexico MEXlCO 
Lol br
2020-02-18 17:51
#60
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Brazil eoZIK4K 
new org name BOOM
2020-02-18 19:44
+FER then they will become no.1 in Brazil
2020-02-18 17:52
Ok
2020-02-18 17:52
#18
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Brazil NahT_ 
thanks ESL nice leak
2020-02-18 17:54
They better than 90% of NA teams Hello orgs, hire them!
2020-02-18 17:56
Sharks probably will hire Chelo or boltz
2020-02-18 17:57
#22
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Europe AimbotMelvin 
Expected
2020-02-18 18:00
Who
2020-02-18 18:00
#24
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United States D0xx 
Boom
2020-02-18 18:01
#27
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Sweden swedz4 
can DC take 1 map off CPH?
2020-02-18 18:03
#30
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United States D0xx 
i think if they get they get a good veto one map isn't out of the picture for DC but in order to win their play needs to be near perfect
2020-02-18 18:05
#35
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Sweden swedz4 
An american being a fan of a nonamer team xd i respect that just very interesting why
2020-02-18 18:07
#25
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Brazil pvalves17 
F
2020-02-18 18:01
#26
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Sweden swedz4 
cry is free
2020-02-18 18:03
#28
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Brazil mBrozz 
what?? unexpected
2020-02-18 18:04
BOOM
2020-02-18 18:04
#33
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Brazil skazzi 
Good for T1 -pesadelo -prt +chelo +boltz trk boltz chelo b4rtiN Maluk3
2020-02-18 18:07
#58
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
??? They’re not disbanding, they just signed with another organization. PD: trk,maluke and bartin level is not even near shz,yel and felps lol
2020-02-18 19:42
???? trk is a good player trk >> shz
2020-02-19 04:34
Did you even saw the last matches of trk and shz? While shz improve his level, trk did the opposite. You’re living in the past mate, at the moment shz is a better player.
2020-02-19 04:59
#34
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Hungary subzera 
dropping a team playing in the am minor sa qualifier and has an epl spot? wtf mens
2020-02-18 18:07
#59
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
Why don’t you read the article men)))
2020-02-18 19:43
#38
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Netherlands SportingNL 
-kng +boltz
2020-02-18 18:08
#99
Cirrus | 
Brazil LordEST 
+10000000000000
2020-02-19 04:26
Sad!
2020-02-18 18:12
brazillian cs xD
2020-02-18 18:18
#46
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Albania zisanikPirog 
FNS and crew, here we go!
2020-02-18 18:22
wut??????????????
2020-02-18 18:44
#50
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Spain SPQR_CAESAR 
Expected
2020-02-18 18:56
G3X confirmed
2020-02-18 19:01
#61
nexa | 
Argentina macrigato 
No
2020-02-18 19:45
#52
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Brazil user_namer 
:( FUCK
2020-02-18 19:06
#53
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Brazil user_namer 
rip my flair
2020-02-18 19:13
#54
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Brazil 1DrK 
G3X is coming
2020-02-18 19:14
#55
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Finland Zamys 
INTZ stickers will rise in price or?
2020-02-18 19:36
#65
Xyp9x | 
Brazil Jeanzera 
Finally, I never saw a org being more robbed by players than this, maybe luminosity with steelega's team.
2020-02-18 20:00
Wait is this the new boom team for esl? Because they won the NA final for MDL
2020-02-18 20:46
#75
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United States xiquo 
gg
2020-02-18 20:57
bye noobs
2020-02-18 20:58
FLAeSports..
2020-02-18 22:13
#90
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Brazil BAN_ASTRALIS 
UOU BOOM!
2020-02-18 23:58
SK gaming confirmed with felps
2020-02-19 02:18
#94
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China chingchong2K 
who?
2020-02-19 02:21
#98
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African Union mikecool 
Rip in pepperonis
2020-02-19 04:09
Nice move
2020-02-19 04:58
eZ investment money too easy.
2020-02-19 09:16
poor boltz :(
2020-02-19 22:27
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