smooya, Snappi close in on TIGER move

Owen "smooya" Butterfield and Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer are locked in talks with Mongolian side TIGER, HLTV.org has learned.

The British AWPer is on the brink of joining the team on a free transfer, while the Danish tactician will be bought of his contract with Heroic, who had moved him to the bench last month as part of an overhaul of the squad.

The duo will bring in a wealth of experience to TIGER, who recently raised eyebrows by winning the ESL One: Road to Rio Asian stop after beating TYLOO in the final. The Mongolian team will retain just 960 of the 1600 RMR points that they won following these changes, which will see Bold "ncl" Batsuh and Yesuntumur "nin9" Gantulga step down from the roster.

smooya is poised to continue his career in Asia

smooya has been without a team since the end of March, when he was released by Chaos due to being unable to return to the United States to reunite with the team after returning home to get his P1 visa approved. He returned to his best form during his brief tenure with the North American team, for whom he averaged a 1.32 rating.

Snappi returned to Heroic in September after a first stint with the team between 2016 and 2018. The 29-year-old initially took over the in-game leadership following Benjamin "blameF" Bremer's departure but relinquished the reins to Casper "cadiaN" Møller at the start of the year.

With these changes, TIGER will have:

Mongolia Gan-Erdene "dobu" Batbold
Mongolia Batbayar "kabal" Bat-Enkh
Mongolia Erdenetsogt "erkaSt" Gantulga
United Kingdom Owen "smooya" Butterfield
Denmark Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer

Mongolia Yesuntumur 'nin9' Gantulga
Yesuntumur 'nin9' Gantulga
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
170
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.10
Mongolia Erdenetsogt 'erkaSt' Gantulga
Erdenetsogt 'erkaSt' Gantulga
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
710
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United Kingdom Owen 'smooya' Butterfield
Owen 'smooya' Butterfield
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
548
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.10
Mongolia Bold 'ncl' Batsuh
Bold 'ncl' Batsuh
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
426
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Mongolia Gan-Erdene 'dobu' Batbold
Gan-Erdene 'dobu' Batbold
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
575
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Mongolia Batbayar 'kabal' Bat-Enkh
Batbayar 'kabal' Bat-Enkh
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
570
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Denmark Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1187
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1069
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Denmark Benjamin 'blameF' Bremer
Benjamin 'blameF' Bremer
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
450
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.15
#1
Thomas | 
Malaysia 1st 
gg, good luck
2020-05-16 19:41
#6
RUSH | 
United States ShawnM 
Actual solid team if it happens
2020-05-16 19:41
yeh because smooya and snappi are mongols and comms won't be an issue, at all.
2020-05-16 19:42
beats sitting at home doing nothing but drinking coca cola
2020-05-16 19:45
#190
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Austria shaak! 
yeeto mode
2020-05-16 20:39
#286
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Denmark LGoony 
Boy Snappi does NOT look like 29 lol haha
2020-05-16 23:19
#195
Aleksib | 
Europe lalt 
Only as long as traveling restrictions keep them away from Mongolia. I happened to watch this yesterday: youtu.be/Y0RJV6GwikQ I'd be pretty scared to visit there.
2020-05-16 20:42
Well, this is some ancient shit.
2020-05-16 20:47
#208
Aleksib | 
Europe lalt 
I'd say that video showing modern coffins is less than 10 years old.
2020-05-16 21:00
it took me less than a minute to process the information of the narrator telling me it's all based on a book an american writer published in 1921. Russian gulags happened 25-30 years later than this and most of them were far worse for inmates than this
2020-05-16 21:30
#246
Aleksib | 
Europe lalt 
So, what you are saying is that you can't process more than one sentence. I can't imagine how difficult your life is if processing any kind of information is that time consuming for you.
2020-05-16 21:43
?????? Reply needs to have actual content
2020-05-16 21:50
#288
Aleksib | 
Europe lalt 
Come back after processing information of the full video. Cya in 2030? 🤨
2020-05-16 23:24
ay yo u good? he said that he processed the information in the first minute
2020-05-16 22:37
Can relate
2020-05-16 22:30
#63
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Sweden quacke 
Can't speak for kabal and dobu, but erkaSt spent a lot of time in Grayhound and before that in Immunity. He's probably very experienced in english comms, and I wouldn't be surprised if the other two are as well. An international team can still be a solid team. Bizzare roster move, I think literally no one expected this, but good luck to them! I'll be stoked to watch them play.
2020-05-16 19:45
#95
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United States NA_KEKW 
I want to see the end of TyLoo and ViCi and finally have some new competition in Asia. Sucks it can’t be full mongolian
2020-05-16 19:50
#119
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Sweden quacke 
I really enjoyed TyLoo when BnTeT was there, but then again I still enjoy BnTeT in Gen.G so I guess I'm more of a BnTeT fan than a TyLoo fan. I can't really say I enjoy the Asian scene at all because there's no team really stepping up to the task right now. For a while TyLoo could put up a decent fight against EU and NA competition but not anymore. TIGER stepping up to the task in Rio would be great, and given they now have smooya and Snappi they have a real good shot at that. (Not necessarily saying the previous two players couldn't, but the Asian talent pool is shallow and smooya + Snappi are proven talents who can perform well) Then again, my biggest issue with the AU scene is that it's basically a Renegades domination. If TIGER manage to step up to another level, the Asian scene will be the same. But hopefully once COVID ends, both AU and Asian teams can get some more shots at playing LANs, and good teams like ORDER and possibly TyLoo if this new lineup works can get some experience against international competition. Hopefully with these cross-transfers between Asia and other regions, like BnTeT going to Gen.G, we can start to see some more Asian talents in good teams. People like Kaze. And of course, who wouldn't wanna see PPOverdose in a top team?
2020-05-16 19:58
#153
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United States NA_KEKW 
+1 AU scene is so boring ORDER is just a bunch of washed old dudes, just sayin
2020-05-16 20:15
#155
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Sweden quacke 
Still, if they got a shot at playing any other team than AVANT, GroundZero, Chiefs, Paradox etc. I think they could improve a lot. The same goes for all the aforementioned teams as well. International recognition could also lead to more young talent showing up in the region, which is healthy for the entire sport.
2020-05-16 20:17
#161
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United States NA_KEKW 
The one team I’m really looking at in AU is rooster If they stop choking at LAN qualifiers
2020-05-16 20:19
#166
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Sweden quacke 
I think all teams have some redeeming factor, then again I haven't been paying much close attention to them all. Renegades in particular, of course, I'd rate them just as well as any other tier 2 team in EU and NA if they only got a shot at playing the same leagues. I think AVANT and ORDER have some good potential as well if they could get more opportunities to develop.
2020-05-16 20:22
Order nearly beat RNG in the finals but choked hard at infeno tho
2020-05-17 06:26
#352
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United States NA_KEKW 
RNG were trolling honestly. Everyone played hyper aggressive, Sico was missing shots, Dexter wasn't a superstar, everyone else was meh
2020-05-17 06:28
yeah man im really excited about this move. Tiger could take nr.1 spot in asia. havent been that excited since machinegun joined splyce. unfortunately he wasnt able to learn english, who knows what wouldve happened if he were able to communicate properly with his teammates
2020-05-18 15:09
#423
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Sweden quacke 
Yeah its gonna be great to see.
2020-05-18 15:30
#104
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United States SWiFTzZzZz 
dobu and kabal if I’m not mistaken did play in the international 5POWER team for a few weeks before that project broke up. So I’m guessing they have at least minimal English experience
2020-05-16 19:53
#207
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Europe the_NDR 
-kabal +machinegun
2020-05-16 20:57
Dobu played more than one year and kabal played almost a year in 5power, just correcting.
2020-05-17 03:50
#88
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Sweden kAED 
They spoke English in 5Power, so it's not gonna be that big of a problem, I don't know if they are completely fluent but I know dobu can speak English.
2020-05-16 19:49
#160
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United States fade4182 
Mongrels*
2020-05-16 20:20
#162
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North America 007DBR9 
mongolians speak english very well 80% of the time, these guys being in esports makes it very likely that they speak english
2020-05-16 20:20
People also forget erkast was in Greyhound
2020-05-16 20:21
#168
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North America 007DBR9 
true
2020-05-16 20:22
#326
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Australia csRIOTgo 
i've heard erkast spoke english before, can confirm better than BnTeT's English (and BnTeT is good enough)
2020-05-17 02:25
Actually theyd have 3 people who all speak very good english. Smooya being fluent, Snappi has a good grasp on the language, and erkast who spent a good amount of time in Australia. If the other 2 have good english this could be a threatening T3 team and probably the best in Asia off of Snappis IGLing since hes gonna play teams much worse than hes used too (T2 Asia is like T4 NA at times. I've seen games in ESEA Open that were more organized) and hes gonna be able to possibly frag out to an okay level and just boost the team
2020-05-16 20:20
#173
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North America 007DBR9 
"English is another widely spoken foreign language in Mongolia. For many Mongolians, English is replacing Russian as the most common foreign language spoken." you forget, mongolia has been getting a lot nicer in the past 10 years, more than doubled their gdp per capita since 2010
2020-05-16 20:24
Most Mongolians speak English lmao
2020-05-17 01:11
#413
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World aagii247 
% wise Mongolians speak english more than China lol
2020-05-18 00:23
#432
swag | 
North America Jeebur 
Mouz, Faze, G2, EG, Gen.G, OG, Godsent and Complexity. Comms wont be an issue.
2020-05-24 07:09
Solid tier3
2020-05-16 20:45
#20
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Brazil ZerongBr 
What
2020-05-16 19:42
#37
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Germany Jermen 
Finally, a team to contend for the #1 spot.
2020-05-16 19:43
it's in the place it deserves. in a little time.
2020-05-17 00:05
#2
leaf | 
Sweden frontex 
:O
2020-05-16 19:41
#47
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North America retard2k 
fucking smooya in mongolia? actually the most unexpected move of 2020
2020-05-16 19:43
#58
leaf | 
Sweden frontex 
for sure very unexpected. wonder how well the mongolians speak english though.
2020-05-16 19:44
Erkast is fluent and played in Australia before.
2020-05-16 19:46
#66
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Canada Tgsu 
Xd im mongolian and were not bad but i have no idea about those guys
2020-05-16 19:46
Fake flagger LUL
2020-05-17 16:10
#407
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Canada Tgsu 
I live in canada lul
2020-05-17 17:47
#68
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North America retard2k 
erkast played in major with grayhound so i got to imagine if its not at least quality then it should be at least passable
2020-05-16 19:46
#73
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Sweden quacke 
erkaSt has spent a lot of time in the AU scene, I'd be willing to bet he's very experienced. As for the other two, my guess is they wouldn't make the roster move if they didn't think their english was sufficient.
2020-05-16 19:47
#177
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Denmark Tzianzhin 
G2 LUL
2020-05-16 20:29
#181
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Sweden quacke 
Things have worked out, though, haven't they? Also, as someone else mentioned, kabal and dobu appearently spoke english in 5POWER. Now, I guess that team's limited success doesn't prove that they can communicate in english, but at least they have done it before and don't need to start from scratch.
2020-05-16 20:30
#100
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United States NA_KEKW 
Dobu spoke English in 5POWER Perhaps kabal knows a thing or two
2020-05-16 19:51
#327
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Australia csRIOTgo 
i thought TIGER is based in China? due to net connection and what not
2020-05-17 02:26
#335
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Japan Sythapilla 
Their main sponsor is from China. But they are living in Mongolia.
2020-05-17 03:37
#3
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Slovakia Pepo)) 
wtfff
2020-05-16 19:41
#225
Nivera | 
Belgium Aluco 
Free ticket to major actually
2020-05-16 21:26
#255
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Finland Smoonah 
how bout nah
2020-05-16 22:01
#388
Nivera | 
Belgium Aluco 
I mean, it is ? Tiger just won the RtR Asia, and like in NA Smooya will destroy every team in Asia because the skill ceiling is horribly low in Asia soooo
2020-05-17 14:15
#424
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Europe AlL1n 
How about getting destroyed by Asian softwer cyber boys on online life is not that easy.
2020-05-18 16:42
nice gl
2020-05-16 19:41
#5
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United States wood1_mens 
damn, wtf???
2020-05-16 19:41
#110
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World ottooo00 
lmao u dumb or something u have something agaiinst CHINA?===?!=?!=?!=? CHINA NUMBA ONE #ALWAYS HOPE YOU CHOKE ON MOTHERS COCK ENJOY BAD DAY )))
2020-05-16 19:55
#383
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Portugal officialenkz 
Toxic and funny
2020-05-17 13:31
#7
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Maldives IFK 
what
2020-05-16 19:41
#8
Zeus | 
Ukraine 1Brian 
what
2020-05-16 19:41
#9
cbbk | 
Russia Vsp1shkaa 
X cuse me, W H A T?
2020-05-16 19:41
#11
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Europe Markss 
Wtf is this lmao
2020-05-16 19:41
is tiger a big org?
2020-05-16 19:41
#70
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United States NA_KEKW 
They’re Chinese so basically yes
2020-05-16 19:47
#118
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Russia cuba_libre10 
biggest in mongolia, which is biggest cs region in asia, and they also won their road to rio
2020-05-16 19:57
#191
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Mongolia gogonizer 
kabal confirmed that their sponsor is weibo so yes
2020-05-16 20:40
wtf/
2020-05-16 19:41
#14
XTQZZZ | 
France MarcoXY 
Nice
2020-05-16 19:41
wat
2020-05-16 19:42
#16
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Malaysia Amerka! 
EZ4SMOOYA AUSTRALIAN STAR!
2020-05-16 19:42
#17
NiKo | 
Bosnia and Herzegovina sperazy 
F
2020-05-16 19:42
wtf but nice
2020-05-16 19:42
gl smooya
2020-05-16 19:42
#21
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China |REM1| 
nice
2020-05-16 19:42
#22
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Europe LoookATme 
AHAHAHAHAHAHAH MONGOLIAN RAT
2020-05-16 19:42
#23
allu | 
Canada M4pl3 
Tiger top 20
2020-05-16 19:42
#24
Nessa | 
CIS CA1MAN 
bruh
2020-05-16 19:42
brxit at is finest
2020-05-16 19:42
#231
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Germany bVicious 
lol haha
2020-05-16 21:30
woah unexpected, snappi couldve very well been picked by astralis but yes
2020-05-16 19:42
thats tuff
2020-05-16 19:42
#28
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Canada J47 
confirmed snappi and smooya mongolian
2020-05-16 19:42
#29
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Asia wtfmens12345 
wtf
2020-05-16 19:42
dangerous team in CHINA now lUL
2020-05-16 19:42
#31
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Denmark nrth_LUL 
Wait seriously?
2020-05-16 19:42
#33
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Latvia Natsuu1 
smooya smurfing again
2020-05-16 19:42
#34
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United States dangalange 
Thats a bold strategy cotton, let's see if it pays off
2020-05-16 19:42
#35
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Brunei Not_StriK 
Lol what?
2020-05-16 19:42
#36
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India Hafnex 
Smooya'w lif goal - Play with all CSGO pros for once!
2020-05-16 19:42
#267
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Azerbaijan Talley 
Hes gonna play in every continent
2020-05-16 22:28
gettin the paycheck
2020-05-16 19:43
#39
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Portugal Agricultor 
unexpected but really good team
2020-05-16 19:43
#40
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Canada rayrayrayray 
unexpected wwtf
2020-05-16 19:43
#41
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Indonesia famscorp 
top 20 expected
2020-05-16 19:43
what the fuck am i reading??
2020-05-16 19:43
#43
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North America Shehp 
actually doesnt look too bad
2020-05-16 19:43
#44
Snax | 
Poland Mval 
Do they really want to kick nin9? Are you kidding me?
2020-05-16 19:43
#81
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United States NA_KEKW 
Ikr, he was very solid, same with ncl playing support and etc. but I think Snappi and Smooya will bring t1 experience. Nin9 did make some questionable individual decisions and I think Smooya will remedy that.
2020-05-16 19:48
#107
Snax | 
Poland Mval 
inb4: Smooya and Snappi depart TIGER. Smooya: Comunication was a huge problem for us.
2020-05-16 19:54
uhhhhhhh okay
2020-05-16 19:43
#46
XTQZZZ | 
France MarcoXY 
Expected af
2020-05-16 19:43
#48
Frankie | 
Ukraine d3adLY 
aahahhahaha wtf
2020-05-16 19:43
#49
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Kazakhstan bloodyblurry 
what a unexpected team is this like wtf??? can i stop laughing for this? Big joke
2020-05-16 19:45
#50
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Estonia Teryjaki 
plz no
2020-05-16 19:44
hahahahaha, how much are they offering smooya and snappi to play in this shit team
2020-05-16 19:44
#83
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United States NA_KEKW 
They’re the best team in Asia
2020-05-16 19:48
Why tho? So bad move, tiger was so promising, as a full Mongolian team, with dobu annd erkast as the stars and kabal also very skilled with nin9 on the awp, The players are upgrades, but won't work
2020-05-16 19:44
#85
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United States NA_KEKW 
Nin9 makes weird individual decisions sometimes, a bit inconsistent, but he hits his shots ig
2020-05-16 19:49
We already have ENCE as the Mongolian team that shows promise. We can afford to give non-mongol players chanses on our teams.
2020-05-17 01:59
Was surprised about nin9 too
2020-05-17 07:36
#53
s1mple | 
Poland Roxin 
WHAT
2020-05-16 19:44
shame xD no one want play with them so last chance for them is go to china xD
2020-05-16 19:45
#55
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Finland J3bediah 
This can actually work. I’m sure they’re gonna win the major
2020-05-16 19:44
Wtf how much are they going to earn?
2020-05-16 19:44
what the actual fuck,there is no way they couldnt find a better team
2020-05-16 19:44
#59
ANa | 
United Arab Emirates koke1331 
aa.. TIGER who?
2020-05-16 19:45
Bruh.
2020-05-16 19:45
WTF LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
2020-05-16 19:45
they should go to valorant
2020-05-16 19:46
#71
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Netherlands meneert 
why?
2020-05-16 19:47
#132
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Brazil Karlogaria 
duo of washed up bots
2020-05-16 20:01
#137
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Netherlands meneert 
they prob getting hella money if theyre going to mongolia to play
2020-05-16 20:03
#67
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Czech Republic PaYaB 
what is this ? 🤣
2020-05-16 19:46
#69
valde | 
Asia qbiy 
Oh my gawd looks cool
2020-05-16 19:47
#74
Xyp9x | 
CIS wmzgod 
HAHAAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA SMOOYA IN TIER 5 CHINA LMFAO
2020-05-16 19:47
#102
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United States NA_KEKW 
Tiger is a T2 worldwide>>>>>> Tyloo
2020-05-16 19:52
#75
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Russia MisterMurky 
From BIG to Tiger Gj Smoya
2020-05-16 19:47
WHAT LMAO
2020-05-16 19:48
#77
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Mongolia Sukizindareal 
WTF IM READING?
2020-05-16 19:48
#78
shox | 
India iejesus 
Nice
2020-05-16 19:48
#79
flusha | 
Italy HeSY 
Who? Cares
2020-05-16 19:48
#80
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Bulgaria goshyy 
Unexpected lmao
2020-05-16 19:48
TIGER Major Stickers confirmed
2020-05-16 19:48
Unexpected but would be an interesting team with potential if it happens
2020-05-16 19:49
#86
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Denmark dR_JaCkPoT 
are they moving to mongolia?
2020-05-16 19:49
#87
autist | 
Spain JonnyE 
Wtf lmao
2020-05-16 19:49
WTF IS THIS
2020-05-16 19:50
Wtfff
2020-05-16 19:50
#91
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Asia Naterivers014 
At least they tried. Not like some NA "talents" switching to valorant
2020-05-16 19:50
#126
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United States JustinWii 
+1
2020-05-16 19:59
8/8
2020-05-17 06:53
wtf xddd
2020-05-16 19:50
w t f ??????????
2020-05-16 19:50
hahahahahah
2020-05-16 19:50
asians got lots of money i guess..
2020-05-16 19:50
smooya mr worldwide 2.0 after fejtz
2020-05-16 19:51
#98
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Germany ConAction 
What the actual fuck hahahahahaha
2020-05-16 19:51
PRO GAMER MOVE
2020-05-16 19:51
#101
NiKo | 
Europe trey_ 
x D
2020-05-16 19:52
#103
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Poland Po_Prostu 
ugh what?
2020-05-16 19:53
You just cannot dislike this move. It is glorious
2020-05-16 19:53
#106
trk | 
Brazil NahT_ 
whatttttt ez asian Major spot
2020-05-16 19:54
For me it's a 50/50 move. It is an upgrade in skill level but they lose a potentiel major spot by by being behind tyloo with 540 pts deficit.
2020-05-16 19:55
#129
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United States JustinWii 
They can just win the next 2 rtrs
2020-05-16 20:00
might not be enough if Tyloo make top3 in both of them and to be honnest tyloo stay the best team in asia (or 2nd best with this possible move from Tigger).
2020-05-16 20:05
why they lose 540 pts can u explain ?
2020-05-16 20:04
Every time a team change a player between each tournament, they lose 20% of their points/player change. So in case of Tigger, they will lose 40% (1600->960). Same happen for example in europe: North will lose 20% of their points from this spring tournament because they chang one player. Other example: Faze, Vitality, G2, ence or mibr.
2020-05-16 20:11
#109
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Russia Jet1k 
what the fuck, reverse splyce
2020-05-16 19:55
Lmao
2020-05-16 19:55
Still tier 5
2020-05-16 19:56
go tiger
2020-05-16 19:56
both probably farming paychecks, gl
2020-05-16 19:56
#115
fnx | 
Cyprus Galaxy322 
Lololol. One of the weirdest roster changes
2020-05-16 19:57
smooya is such a whore 4Head
2020-05-16 19:57
Where does TIGER reside in? Mongolia or China?
2020-05-16 19:58
mongolia
2020-05-16 20:17
tiger is actually a Chinese club based in shanghai
2020-05-17 02:35
#338
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Japan Sythapilla 
They are living in Mongolia retard.
2020-05-17 03:45
He was talking about the org - Tiger = Chinese org Learn to read, retard.
2020-05-17 10:51
#397
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Japan Sythapilla 
Ok, Thanks Mr.Genocide.
2020-05-17 15:41
hope you are fakeflagging mr "fought on nazi germanys side"
2020-05-17 15:42
#399
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Japan Sythapilla 
I am from Mongolia.But living in this country.
2020-05-17 15:43
Okay you know Mongolian history right?
2020-05-17 15:44
#402
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Japan Sythapilla 
I know all of them.
2020-05-17 15:45
so you know what mongolians did back in the days yeah? imagine thinking only nazi germany did something back in the past. literally every nation has.
2020-05-17 15:49
they would have been such a great team nin9 was a good awper ://
2020-05-16 19:59
and smooya isn't?
2020-05-16 20:15
New guy, language barrier. They may gel, they may not. I really hoped the old lineup of tiger to compete at higher stages. Smooya is a good awper, no doubt there :)
2020-05-16 20:19
#310
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Indonesia coffstr 
language barrier? idont think so, erkast was in AU team grayhound, kabal and dobu was in 5power with en comm.
2020-05-17 00:56
#122
Estonia rYm 
what? :DDDDDDDDDDDDD
2020-05-16 19:59
smooya taking his last opportunity in career
2020-05-16 19:59
smooya in tiger will go to every major. Easy asian major spot.
2020-05-16 20:01
smooya will get kicked from this team before /a/ major happens
2020-05-16 20:25
#124
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Brazil victorhsl 
beside the fact of how strange these moves are, I'm actually down for it. erka, smooya and snappi it's a very nice trio.
2020-05-16 19:59
#125
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Poland friendlySeb 
Why -nin9? He is insane. But with Snappi and smooya this roster have huge potential.
2020-05-16 20:00
#127
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Poland Niks0n3k 
imagine smooya picked this shit instead of sprout
2020-05-16 19:59
mongolian csgo scene looks good
2020-05-16 20:00
This is the most unexpected roster move ever.
2020-05-16 20:00
#131
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Brazil Karlogaria 
I think this might be the stupidest move ever
2020-05-16 20:00
LOOOOL
2020-05-16 20:01
MONGOOOOOOLYA
2020-05-16 20:02
#136
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Slovakia killermacka 
:DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2020-05-16 20:02
#138
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Japan pawbeast 
so happy snappi joined here he is 29 year old untalented retard :D won't bring any team down
2020-05-16 20:04
What a bizarre move, kind of exciting though. They could challenge Tyloo for the top spot in the region
2020-05-16 20:08
#426
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Albania BloodFallen 
-1 tyloo no longer no 1 in asia lol
2020-05-20 12:48
Who is?
2020-05-20 13:09
#142
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Libya nanaichini 
lol
2020-05-16 20:08
XAXAXAXAXAXAXA TYLUL NOT NO.1 NOW XAXAXAXA I'M SO HAPPY
2020-05-16 20:10
XDDD you were fan of attacker what happened also you stole his nickname from steam
2020-05-16 21:43
I'm not fan of tyloo anymore but I respect attacker :) Yea I stole nickname xD wonder how you knew that
2020-05-16 22:12
Cuz Im the guy Who had a nickname TYLOOYOUNGYUANZAIWOXINZHONG
2020-05-17 07:22
Lmao you have so many accounts
2020-05-17 21:30
They are banned tho
2020-05-17 21:32
smooya go to mongolia ???
2020-05-16 20:09
SMOOYA with Mongoloids xdd
2020-05-16 20:10
LMAOO TYLOO AND VICI WONT QUALIFY FOR A MAJOR
2020-05-16 20:11
+1 they don't deserve it anyway they will go out 0-3
2020-05-16 21:05
they are too bad now im serious
2020-05-21 19:17
what the fuck??? i cant imagine an english plays in a Mongolian team...
2020-05-16 20:12
+1
2020-05-16 20:13
#386
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
They've all commed in international teams so I think they could.
2020-05-17 13:57
#150
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United Kingdom Raiiser 
thats interesting can't wait to see how it works out
2020-05-16 20:14
#151
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Sweden Trkmag 
Wtf unexpected for a team that just beat RTR Asia to go international
2020-05-16 20:14
#156
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Palestine Xpicyy 
Expected
2020-05-16 20:18
Wow that’s a very interesting move
2020-05-16 20:18
fejtz v2
2020-05-16 20:18
#164
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Malaysia Suno[t] 
hf playing with 300 ping LOL
2020-05-16 20:21
cant wait to watch
2020-05-16 20:22
wtf is this????????????
2020-05-16 20:22
weird ass move but ok
2020-05-16 20:23
#171
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Australia FantasyDom 
I'm speechless... actually unexpected EDIT: In theory if Tyloo win 2nd place at the other 2 RMR events they will get the 1 Asia spot even if TIGER get 1st from now on. TIGER: 960+2000+2500= 5460 Tyloo: 1500+1875+2344= 5719
2020-05-16 20:32
#172
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Poland smutnyyy 
LUL
2020-05-16 20:24
So they kicked erkaSt brother to add random EU pug players who couldn't get past tier 3, alright big plays.
2020-05-16 20:27
#178
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Denmark b0ROV 
LVL UP
2020-05-16 20:30
Finally, Three finns, a brit and a guy from denmark Gr8 move!
2020-05-16 20:30
AHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
2020-05-16 20:30
Imagine BUYING Snappi HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
2020-05-16 20:32
Actually good as IGL
2020-05-16 21:41
Actually erkast is igl so absolutely no point in taking snappi
2020-05-16 23:00
#330
BnTeT | 
Asia ariguun 
Ncl is an igl.
2020-05-17 02:53
#339
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Japan Sythapilla 
ncl is an igl.
2020-05-17 03:47
#183
Lekr0 | 
Sweden Onkov 
Totally unreasonable. But good luck!
2020-05-16 20:33
Lmao what the fuck is this move. Love it though, hope they can take the Asia spot away from Tyloo and ViCi
2020-05-16 20:33
this is the most bizarre move I've seen in the last 5 years
2020-05-16 20:35
lol what
2020-05-16 20:36
[Mongolian throat singing voice] SMOOOOOOOYYYYYAAAAAAAA
2020-05-16 20:36
#192
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Bulgaria AboveYall 
my brain
2020-05-16 20:40
Crossover nobody expected
2020-05-16 20:39
Travels not allowed
2020-05-16 20:41
Lmao wtf??
2020-05-16 20:42
lmao what is this fucking team
2020-05-16 20:45
lmao will they live in mongolia?
2020-05-16 20:46
Dobu, Erkast, Kabal are living in Mongolia right now. So yes!
2020-05-17 05:55
#200
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Hungary subzera 
welp, it was a good run for them. i guess we will never see either ever again
2020-05-16 20:49
#201
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Reunion NichtAven 
Never expected such a headline
2020-05-16 20:50
#202
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Brazil Saint_Jatai 
wtf kkkkkkkkkkk
2020-05-16 20:51
When smooya's ancestry test comes out 0.43% Mongolian.
2020-05-16 20:53
#204
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Canada dennek 
few things to clarify: tiger is a chinese org so players usually will end up living in europe for a bootcamp( in berlin i guess). smooya and snappi will get really expensive contract because tiger’s owner is really rich. and all of the 3 mongolian players are experienced with communicating english
2020-05-16 20:54
+1 everyone forgets that dobu and kabal used to play for 5power with 3 Chinese teammates, wouldn't doubt their english level
2020-05-16 21:08
#205
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South Africa @FyreCS 
Two faced move since they created that team to be an all star Mongolian roster. F to their awper and IGL
2020-05-16 20:56
#261
jks | 
Mongolia Kkura 
Nahhh erkast is the IGL
2020-05-16 22:16
#430
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South Africa @FyreCS 
Then why bring on Snappi XD Edit: If that's true, then keep their awper and make him a secondary awp
2020-05-23 01:11
Woah unexpected
2020-05-16 20:56
interesting
2020-05-16 21:00
#210
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Finland Karppanator 
Cool idea, let's hope this will be the dawn of Asian cs
2020-05-16 21:01
gl erkast
2020-05-16 21:02
Asian CS is back? I'm just happy for erkaSt, guy deserved better
2020-05-16 21:04
#214
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Brazil hugoooo 
Pretty decent lineup actually... I don't know how dobu and kabal's english skills are, but it can work
2020-05-16 21:06
Dobu and kabal were playing for 5power which have 2 chinese 1 thai and mongolian duo
2020-05-16 21:40
#278
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Asia 42gami 
Before the 2 chinese it was fetjz and vofkin
2020-05-16 23:02
And it was UYA team
2020-05-17 07:24
How are they going to be able to play in the Asia RtR with Snappi and Smooya living in EU?? Will they be able to get visas/even be allowed to travel with the current climate?
2020-05-16 21:07
#299
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
could ride a boat.
2020-05-16 23:43
#314
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Indonesia coffstr 
#204
2020-05-17 01:11
SMOYA OVERRATED KID WHO FARM KD ON NA BOTS NOW IT WILL BE ASIAN BOTS AXAXAXA
2020-05-16 21:14
#218
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Lithuania KingOfPing 
can't go to good team in eu or na and win something so going to asia win there :D pretty smart move :) add 1 more from eu/na and easy all tournaments in asia.
2020-05-16 21:15
mongolian ego + smooya ego im sure this team is done with this roster change
2020-05-16 21:15
erkast ego + k anal ego LULW
2020-05-16 21:32
KEKW
2020-05-16 21:42
#220
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China NonMeltIce 
Good move that can be dangerous in Asia..
2020-05-16 21:17
smooya just tryna play in every continent
2020-05-16 21:19
fucking kek
2020-05-16 21:22
1st April joke ?
2020-05-16 21:23
oh no RIP SMOOYA
2020-05-16 21:24
10/10 adventure.
2020-05-16 21:26
#227
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Netherlands itsm 
So ridiculous i love it.
2020-05-16 21:26
+1 what I thought
2020-05-16 21:26
+1
2020-05-16 21:36
Actually hyped now?
2020-05-16 21:26
Lol gl
2020-05-16 21:31
#234
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Russia Rasputin1706 
Eng communication with mongolian seems bad
2020-05-16 21:31
#315
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Indonesia coffstr 
not that bad, erkast was in AU team, kabal and dobu was in 5power with eng comm.
2020-05-17 01:17
lmfao
2020-05-16 21:35
Lol unexpected
2020-05-16 21:36
#239
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Italy suptima 
sick lineup actually
2020-05-16 21:37
Gl. Finnaly erkast will be shining again cuz He was as IGL for Tiger
2020-05-16 21:38
#242
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Latvia Ke]R[4u 
LOL
2020-05-16 21:40
#247
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African Union mikecool 
asia getting a boost
2020-05-16 21:43
interesting
2020-05-16 21:44
confused but gl
2020-05-16 21:47
#251
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Hungary Shiron212 
Unexpected! gl gl
2020-05-16 21:49
#253
Brehze | 
Russia MH- 
AHAAHAHHHH PFAZAPFAZAPFA
2020-05-16 21:54
#254
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Spain Sakataka 
WTF they might pay really well I guess
2020-05-16 21:59
#256
s0m | 
Latvia `DinGo 
WUUUUUUUUUUUUUT
2020-05-16 22:02
:DDD what is this
2020-05-16 22:03
Big if true
2020-05-16 22:08
#260
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Germany BIG2020 
GL Smoo
2020-05-16 22:14
#262
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Denmark LordHundeN 
Hmm....weird move, but idk.. Btw, isnt TIGER playing from China? Its good that ErkaSt is in the team since he speaks very good English as well.
2020-05-16 22:19
#282
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Asia 42gami 
Currently playing from mongolia but i would guess if this happens they move to china
2020-05-16 23:09
#263
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Finland 0lter 
lmao china squadreon
2020-05-16 22:25
#265
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Ireland IX! 
mongolia squadron
2020-05-16 22:25
#264
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Germany Enlay 
Smooya deserves better :(
2020-05-16 22:25
damn im confused now top3 asia team
2020-05-16 22:26
#297
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
tbh they're already top 1 in Asia so I doubt they'll go down with better players.
2020-05-16 23:41
#268
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Poland Repo_is_fit 
xDDDD EZ $
2020-05-16 22:28
Good luck smoooooooooooooya
2020-05-16 22:30
#271
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Russia thatwhodeadd 
NO SMOOYA DONT DO IT PLZ
2020-05-16 22:36
wow
2020-05-16 22:38
Well it is pretty interesting but do Tiger really need them? I mean N9ne is a very mobile aggressive good awper and NCL is a solid support player and he is the IGL of Tiger. They are playing really good as a team now.
2020-05-16 22:40
this was unwanted the guys help them to win rio playoff Qualifier
2020-05-16 23:02
Are you really comparing smooya and snappi to these bots?
2020-05-16 23:06
The only Bot here is you
2020-05-16 23:47
They may be good in tier5 Asia but definitely not in EU
2020-05-16 23:54
#290
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
But nin9 has a bit of an inconsistent game cause he doesn't understand positioning that well. He seems like a all aim; no brain type.
2020-05-16 23:30
N9ne is still very young and hungry. I’m not saying he is better than smooya but he has still a lot of room to improve. I’m just fearing this move could destroy the synergy of Tiger and they might leave like after 6 months before finding the synergy with the new team. PS: for Kkura check your facts 1st. Ncl is IGLing for Tiger
2020-05-16 23:52
#295
jks | 
Mongolia Kkura 
Ncl is not the IGL its erkast
2020-05-16 23:39
smooya seems like an upgrade to n9ne, but i cant understand this move as well, if its real. Tiger showed a solid performance on ESL:RtR with some stupid rounds, but hey they are a quite fresh team, so mistakes can happen... International teams with a one-nation-core looks promising right now as you can see on G2, Sprout, Nemiga etc... SO GL to this bois if its real
2020-05-17 00:31
#275
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Europe KappaKaako 
Most random move in csgo history.
2020-05-16 22:47
#279
syrsoN | 
Germany PeKay 
Why they bench nin9?
2020-05-16 23:04
#280
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United States jmarcelo 
What???? Lmao kinda random
2020-05-16 23:05
Bring in machinegun
2020-05-16 23:10
#284
 | 
Germany xoutblaze 
WTF LMAO
2020-05-16 23:12
#285
twist | 
Spain Shumrud 
knew it from the beginning
2020-05-16 23:19
#287
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
actually going to Asia could make them go back to playing in big events like cologne and shit cause they get an easy spot through Asia, just need to beat vici and tyloo and they're set. Not to forget sometimes they're not even in their qualifiers cause China sometimes have a separate qualifier.
2020-05-16 23:23
#289
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Mongolia electroNism 
risking their points for transfer ? i think its not a good idea. pff who knows
2020-05-16 23:28
#296
jks | 
Mongolia Kkura 
I understand smooya but why snappi tho
2020-05-16 23:40
#392
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
better igl than anyone else in Asia
2020-05-17 14:58
#291
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Indonesia rezrex 
they will be like smurfing in Asia
2020-05-16 23:31
I hope this roster can represent Asian CS well in internasional scene, GL to them
2020-05-16 23:32
get machinegun in as well to replace one of the other mongolian players, and thats a really good team honestly. erkast speaks really good english, machinegun had experience with an international sqaud before too. smooya and snappi will tear most of the asian teams apart as well, i think its a solid move regardless of machinegun anyway.
2020-05-16 23:36
#294
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
so all smooya needs now is a South American team (could get stabbed after he arrives considering how much they hate him after flashpoint) and an African team (could actually see happening if he goes to ATK). He's already been in NA (Chaos) , Europe (UKCS and BIG), OCE (RNG stand-in) and now Asia. He might need Antarctica to have people if he wants another few shots at a team.
2020-05-16 23:39
#298
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United States elementcsgo 
hahahaha +1
2020-05-16 23:42
#316
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Indonesia coffstr 
fejzt 2.0
2020-05-17 01:23
Remember when bondik went to Asia Crazy times
2020-05-17 02:33
expected
2020-05-17 00:12
Best team in Asia
2020-05-17 00:16
mongols
2020-05-17 00:19
when we gonna have the mongol dream team machinegun zilkenberg erkast dobu kabal
2020-05-17 00:26
Smooya new home in Asia very nice
2020-05-17 00:34
#311
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Poland sosiad 
Hahaha wtf
2020-05-17 01:00
#312
nexa | 
Canada Matchfix 
not bad
2020-05-17 01:07
what
2020-05-17 01:25
#318
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United Kingdom whatacliche 
Pretty excited for this.
2020-05-17 01:30
Real unexpected
2020-05-17 01:35
XD
2020-05-17 01:40
my god, a lot of retarded people in this thread that think Mongolians cant speak english
2020-05-17 01:44
I think you cant speak All mongolia can speak any language they are just super
2020-05-17 03:35
#322
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Turkey PrimeNumber 
Soo weird
2020-05-17 01:49
#323
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United Arab Emirates knowledgeAAA 
UNEXPECTED
2020-05-17 01:52
Tiger number 1 asia now..
2020-05-17 02:04
#331
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Thailand beam2546 
WTF? NO PLS
2020-05-17 03:11
#332
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Brazil de_lite 
SNAPPI TURNED DOWN STANDING IN FOR NORTH FOR THIS HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
2020-05-17 03:25
I would too. North sucks dixx
2020-05-17 04:59
#333
f0rest | 
Yugoslavia Bodhii 
unexpected but love to see tihs
2020-05-17 03:26
#336
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Asia Blitzer 
LUL
2020-05-17 03:37
Sucks that they're gonna lose some RMR points and the current 1st place spot in RtR Asia, but this move almost guarantees them a win and a high placing in the Summer and Fall series and the spot at the major. Dobu is a solid Carry Erkast is a great fragger in the Asian scene Kabal is great for Support Smooya is a great AWP Snappi is a good IGL This will be the new top team in Asia.
2020-05-17 03:39
#387
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
that's if tyloo don't get second place twice
2020-05-17 14:02
True but honestly at this point odds are decent that at one of those tourneys Tyloo and Tiger will play in group stage.
2020-05-17 20:23
#415
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Brazil de_lite 
"dobu is a solid carry" Stopped reading there
2020-05-18 01:17
So you clearly didn't watch RtR Asia. Which is surprising cause it's a bigger scene than yours.
2020-05-18 01:30
#417
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Brazil de_lite 
"fan of 5 Monkeys"
2020-05-18 01:39
Brazil Flag. Typical fake flaggers baiting
2020-05-18 03:04
#340
sh1ro | 
Taiwan Mafuuyu 
hope this roster saves asian cs
2020-05-17 03:49
#342
 | 
Vietnam eat_mah_dog 
i hope this roster can beat tyloo
2020-05-17 03:52
if the roster before did this one should tol
2020-05-17 10:54
#343
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Brazil aurehlio 
are they gonna claw each other? i don't get it
2020-05-17 03:56
i think this will really works, and they can be easily asian no1 team
2020-05-17 04:22
R.I.P. TIGER
2020-05-17 04:40
SMOOYA KHAN
2020-05-17 05:06
Better than no jobs for sure
2020-05-17 05:20
That actually looks decent
2020-05-17 06:17
#353
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Ukraine methazine 
strong mongolian cs inc...
2020-05-17 06:34
#354
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Asia 42gami 
Smooya he is the british csgo player but TIGER he is the mongolian star
2020-05-17 06:37
nvm he will be kicked as always cause he is a cocky cunt
2020-05-17 06:59
#361
twenty3 | 
Faroe Islands sGaen 
smooya gonna steal a mr.worldwide title from fejtz
2020-05-17 08:04
Would've loved a nin9 and smooya double awp setup.
2020-05-17 08:05
nin9, ncl > smooya and snappi
2020-05-17 15:37
lol
2020-05-18 10:08
0/8
2020-05-26 11:48
so now they're gonna live in mongolia or shanghai? yikes
2020-05-17 08:11
#365
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Japan Sythapilla 
Their sponsor is WEIBO. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sina_Weibo
2020-05-17 08:19
Smooya = mr. Worldwide v.2
2020-05-17 08:17
#367
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United Kingdom equalizaa 
As a tiger fan this is pretty good move because ncl is actually not good player. About nin9 his experience isn't enough to play in majors. But they will lose rmr points and it will be so hard to make it to major. And what if they sucks Snappi is 29 now hm
2020-05-17 08:43
holy shit what
2020-05-17 09:12
omg its dope shit
2020-05-17 09:17
#370
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Russia Divait 
R.I.P Asia scene, Press F to them.
2020-05-17 09:32
#371
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Brazil cadik 
kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk OMEGALUL
2020-05-17 10:14
gg, top30-40 team
2020-05-17 10:21
#391
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
still get ez qualification through Asia.
2020-05-17 14:55
Wait what??
2020-05-17 10:41
wait, do they actually move to mongolia?
2020-05-17 10:47
#377
Summer | 
China A4Guai 
Tyloo &Vici in danger
2020-05-17 12:11
#378
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Mongolia OMC12 
I worry about language barrier and toxicity. Smooya is tier 1 player and our players are not good actually so Smooya and Snappie will end up getting mad maybe i guess.
2020-05-17 12:30
#385
fat | 
United Kingdom zakariin 
smooya kept up with playing in T2 NA so I doubt he'll have much issue playing a step down.
2020-05-17 13:52
what the actual fuck is going on
2020-05-17 12:31
#380
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CIS sergioff 
smooya u fukin mong
2020-05-17 12:47
Not worth bcs if they pick Smooya and Snappi they will have only 900 RMR points and if TyLoo will take second place in rest 2 tournaments they will have more RMR points (Quick maths)
2020-05-17 13:02
#389
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North America GODBUBZKJI 
But.... it makes their team better????
2020-05-17 14:18
Yeah but its not worth in my opinion
2020-05-17 15:19
#405
 | 
North America GODBUBZKJI 
So.... u wouldnt drastically improve your team by adding 2 good players? Asian CSGO players lmfao....
2020-05-17 16:35
Yeah but they will lose a chance to qualify to major lol. Also these 2 players are washed up
2020-05-17 17:02
Can they be Top One in Asia?
2020-05-17 13:17
They were. But not sure about this roster
2020-05-17 15:34
#384
device | 
China az514k 
Just for stickers, I'm sure they will disband soon after the major
2020-05-17 13:43
#390
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Indonesia Exodd 
smooya is mr worlwide
2020-05-17 14:34
#394
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Pakistan Retardino 
Smooya is mr worldwide confirmed
2020-05-17 15:28
#401
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Faroe Islands TheLeaNy 
normal team with erkast
2020-05-17 15:44
mongolians speak english really good compared to russians and chinese who still refuses to learn english xD
2020-05-17 19:31
#412
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Europe t0t^^ 
I think it's very good catch for Tiger. If they're going to be in team , they make csgo great again in asia
2020-05-17 22:51
#414
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Hungary hardrise 
Moneeeeyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
2020-05-18 00:24
damn im all excited now. its sad to see great players like ncl and nin9 leave but this can be very good for our scene.
2020-05-18 09:41
#421
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Estonia qoznyyy 
wtf i thought how tf mongolians even have money to recruit them, then i remember the good old throws
2020-05-18 14:53
Wow Mongolian powerhouse
2020-05-18 17:02
Easy top3 team
2020-05-23 17:26
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