Wisla Krakow part ways with fanatyk

The Polish squad has cut ties with their least experienced member ahead of the start of the new season, with his replacement set to be announced "early next week".

A fairly unknown figure on the international scene, the 20-year-old Dominik "⁠fanatyk⁠" Barkiet, joined Wisla Krakow alongside Olek "⁠hades⁠" Miskiewicz and Grzegorz "⁠jedqr⁠" Jędras in April, when the organization unveiled their overhauled lineup which was created under the supervision of experienced coach and former CS1.6 pro Mariusz "⁠Loord⁠" Cybulski.

While the other two additions flourished into the team's best performers over the last three months, fanatyk, who only played his first HLTV-featured match after joining Wisla Krakow, struggled to adapt to the level of competition.

SZPERO's squad is undergoing a change after mediocre results

As they were not able to go higher than the 68th place in the world rankings and suffered early exits in events such as the Home Sweet Home Cup 8, Nine to Five 1, and Loot.bet Season 7, Wisla Krakow's roster change doesn't come as a surprise. Domestically they also failed to impress, finishing 5-6th in the ESL Polish Championship Spring behind the likes of PACT, Illuminar, and AVEZ.

The team captain, Grzegorz "⁠SZPERO⁠" Dziamałek, stated that level of competition fanatyk was throw into "was certainly not an easy challenge for him", and that despite the youngster's hard work and progress, he "did not fully fit into the role entrusted to him", which led to the change. However, SZPERO added that their game would "significantly improve" with the new, yet unrevealed roster.

fanatyk's replacement will be revealed early next week, Wisla Krakow announced, with Polish outlet Weszlo Esport reporting that 25-year-old Patryk "⁠ponczek⁠" Wites is likely the one set to complete the lineup.

Wisla Krakow is currently down to four:

Poland Grzegorz "⁠SZPERO⁠" Dziamałek
Poland Wiktor "⁠mynio⁠" Kruk
Poland Grzegorz "⁠jedqr⁠" Jędras
Poland Olek "⁠hades⁠" Miskiewicz

Poland Mariusz "⁠Loord⁠" Cybulski (coach)

Poland Olek 'hades' Miskiewicz
Olek 'hades' Miskiewicz
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
127
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.09
Poland Mariusz 'Loord' Cybulski
Mariusz 'Loord' Cybulski
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
369
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Poland Patryk 'ponczek' Wites
Patryk 'ponczek' Wites
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
203
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Poland Dominik 'fanatyk' Barkiet
Dominik 'fanatyk' Barkiet
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.84
Maps played:
47
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.10
Poland Grzegorz 'jedqr' Jędras
Grzegorz 'jedqr' Jędras
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
311
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Poland Wiktor 'mynio' Kruk
Wiktor 'mynio' Kruk
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
405
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.15
Poland Grzegorz 'SZPERO' Dziamałek
Grzegorz 'SZPERO' Dziamałek
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1548
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
ez
2020-08-01 18:56
#2
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China HEIDASHUAi
ok
2020-08-01 18:56
Who cars trash team.
2020-08-01 18:56
#9
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China HEIDASHUAi
I haven't heard of this guy until this news ...
2020-08-01 18:58
im pretty sure he hasnt'd heard about you either
2020-08-01 18:58
#15
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China HEIDASHUAi
who cars
2020-08-01 19:00
Who cars you haven't heard about him
2020-08-01 19:10
exactly. some irrelevant people always think they are important.
2020-08-01 19:19
#33
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China HEIDASHUAi
when did I say I was important
2020-08-01 19:48
nowhere, but we can see that you need attention
2020-08-01 20:55
#3
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Romania RunnerB0Y
Sad
2020-08-01 18:56
who
2020-08-01 18:56
#36
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Finland 5way
cars
2020-08-01 20:35
who kicks who
2020-08-02 01:46
ok! sad!
2020-08-01 18:57
who cars
2020-08-01 18:57
#8
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CIS Arztyy
He was trash, expected
2020-08-01 18:57
Rallen inc
2020-08-01 18:58
#12
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United States @Fridzu
who?
2020-08-01 18:59
#13
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Sweden txshirx
who?
2020-08-01 18:59
who
2020-08-01 18:59
who with who?
2020-08-01 19:01
Should go to fnatic
2020-08-01 19:02
ok
2020-08-01 19:03
#19
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African Union axemin
Who part ways with who?
2020-08-01 19:03
#52
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Poland parsnip
why are you here if you can t read?
2020-08-03 13:16
Rip fnatic
2020-08-01 19:05
Polska scene in action lets goooooo
2020-08-01 19:07
#54
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Poland KeelOO
Hahaha
2020-08-03 16:35
#22
LETN1 | 
Poland Szcz
wish you best fanatyk <3
2020-08-01 19:07
Rallen gonna join
2020-08-01 19:08
ponczek*
2020-08-01 21:46
+ spawn ?
2020-08-01 19:09
+bntet
2020-08-01 19:09
rip fnatic
2020-08-01 19:14
rip nip
2020-08-01 19:37
+washed up 30 years old player coming soon
2020-08-01 19:15
they could be better than ponczek
2020-08-01 20:00
#30
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Switzerland x676
ok
2020-08-01 19:21
Rip
2020-08-01 19:31
washed up toxic team, good for him his out (whoever he is)
2020-08-01 19:59
who
2020-08-01 21:03
#39
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World Gottasniff
who and who??? wtf at these frontpage news articles for absolute nobodies
2020-08-01 21:08
#53
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Poland parsnip
but you know you don t have to read it, right?
2020-08-03 13:19
theyre getting ponczek kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
2020-08-01 21:46
fnatic ???
2020-08-01 21:48
HLTV staff: please respect sponsors and use full name of the org: "Wisła All in Games Kraków". All in Games is producer and distibutor of incoming bestseller Ghostrunner.
2020-08-02 08:51
Stop drinking
2020-08-02 15:20
Stop being yourself.
2020-08-02 15:27
I repeat STOP DRINKING
2020-08-02 17:41
+tudson
2020-08-02 11:24
Who even is he and why was he even playing for Wisla Krakow? Good decision to bench him, he played like shit hoenstly. Honestly for me I think they should now remove jedqr, I know his stats are really good but I think he isn't making his job in a team well, which is entry fragging. So for me : -jedqr +Goofy +Sobol Both Goofy and Sobol are really stable players, that maybe won't win match alone, but will always make their job. I think that's what Wisla Krakow needs.
2020-08-02 12:44
#56
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Poland KeelOO
For me mynio is playing not that good as he should. Jedqr was one of the most valuable playera in Esl MP, he shows that he is really good and can carry games, but yeah, actually he is like top3 or worse in Wisła, I think he need time to get his form on high lvl. And btw goofy is IGL, not having much kills per game
2020-08-03 16:50
Goofy is not an IGL, and he is fragging well.
2020-08-03 20:36
#47
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Brazil EGMonster
Still the same :)
2020-08-02 14:07
The saviour pashaBICEPS WILL JOIN
2020-08-02 15:19
#55
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Poland KeelOO
Ponczek is gonna be the 5th player. Can’t w8 to see them in action, cuz with such coach as Loord is, they should play much better and maybe this is that change they needed
2020-08-03 16:42
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