ImpressioN leaves BTRG

The Singaporean IGL has stepped down from BTRG citing a breach of contract by the organization.

Anthony "⁠ImpressioN⁠" Lim has announced that he is parting ways with BTRG after the Chinese organization breached the terms of their contract. The 24-year-old joined BTRG in March of 2019 shortly after closing a chapter in BOOT-d[S].

ImpressioN averaged a 1.10 rating during his time in BTRG, all the while leading the team and taking on some managerial duties, which eventually ended up being too much for the Singaporean player to handle despite "good performances on a individual level and pretty alright results on a team level," as he put it in his statement.

ImpressioN will take some time off to recover and plan his next steps

"As I'm the only Chinese speaking player in the team, I was basically tasked to be the middleman between the org and the CS:GO team," ImpressioN said, "it was necessary for me to communicate with the org while arranging prac, settling daily tasks/goals for prac, fixing mistakes while maintaining my own personal play time and etc. was really too much of a burden to shoulder."

Things got better with the addition of coach Piyangoon "⁠MYM⁠" Kitisin in July, but ImpressioN still decided he needs some time to recover. "Having to juggle my workload a la Cirque du Soleil was far from productive," he stated, "and personally it has become a form of unnecessary stress that despite me doing what I felt was 'handling it well' it has definitely taken a toll on my mental, physical and emotional state."

ImpressioN didn't give details about matters regarding the breach of contract, but said that "the issues have yet to be fixed despite us working on it together. There has been too many delays and the work efficiency is nonexistent."

ImpressioN ended his missive stating that he is now entering the free agent pool and hopes to remain tied to CS by joining another team as a player, coach or analyst.

BTRG are now:

Korea Hyun-Pyo "⁠XigN⁠" Lee
Indonesia Kevin "⁠xccurate⁠" Susanto
Thailand Kritthee "⁠Geniuss⁠" Sawatmuang
Indonesia Kevin "⁠Eeyore⁠" Gunawan

Thailand Piyangoon "⁠MYM⁠" Kitisin (coach)

Thailand Kritthee 'Geniuss' Sawatmuang
Kritthee 'Geniuss' Sawatmuang
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
389
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Korea Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Hyun-Pyo 'XigN' Lee
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.16
Maps played:
589
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Indonesia Kevin 'xccurate' Susanto
Kevin 'xccurate' Susanto
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
612
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.10
Thailand Piyangoon 'MYM' Kitisin
Piyangoon 'MYM' Kitisin
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.76
Maps played:
10
KPR:
0.53
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.11
Indonesia Kevin 'Eeyore' Gunawan
Kevin 'Eeyore' Gunawan
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.93
Maps played:
214
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
Singapore Anthony 'ImpressioN' Lim
Anthony 'ImpressioN' Lim
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
567
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
woooow thats so sad!
2020-09-23 11:41
#9
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Germany I_car
Ok
2020-09-23 11:43
+1
2020-09-23 11:48
scammed by chinese org rofl
2020-09-23 22:17
Didn't get the scam part. Feels like everything about China is wrong.
2020-09-23 23:10
#83
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United States loganipad
nah suckks for them they suck for breaching
2020-09-23 17:01
Very Interesting!
2020-09-23 11:41
personality
2020-09-23 15:00
jermanz
2020-09-23 16:17
see u in hell
2020-09-23 17:26
ok
2020-09-23 11:41
#5
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Portugal BraZGod
let me be first , holy :C
2020-09-23 11:42
who cares
2020-09-23 11:42
#39
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United Kingdom serjaeger
The whole of Asia does :< We want to be like Brazil and fight for the top too :<
2020-09-23 12:32
only if your top is upside down
2020-09-23 12:34
#50
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United Kingdom serjaeger
If Brazil can fight their way out of their geographical location, why not Asia :D 100 Thieves even managed to make it
2020-09-23 13:15
Tyloo would destroy furia, nocap
2020-09-23 13:33
TyLUL
2020-09-23 13:34
#95
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Brazil finexys_
never underestimate the asian people
2020-09-23 20:36
#8
ZywOo | 
India aR__
:/ xcurrate to Gen.g EZ top 15
2020-09-23 11:43
No
2020-09-23 12:06
+ oBo
2020-09-23 12:06
#49
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Indonesia lumayan
no...... xcurrate so noob, and why would we aim for top 15 only? LOL
2020-09-23 13:14
sorry to disappoint you but xccurate have been playing in valorant tournament with his brother recently
2020-09-23 13:22
Would much rather see XigN there
2020-09-23 13:30
+1 XigN to GenG would be best rostermove 2020
2020-09-23 15:43
+1 he's the most focused and consistent in btrg. geniuss is so inconsistent while both indonesians play in valorant tourneys w f0rsaken n roseau n i forgot the last guy
2020-09-23 17:21
#70
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Australia csRIOTgo
NO!
2020-09-23 15:08
i'd rather pick kaze, splashke, benkai, or even qqgod over xccurate
2020-09-23 19:03
#10
shox | 
Italy DaDoar
If the orgs werent so lazy and abusive, asian CS might grow, but this isnt the first time asian players get screwed over, really sad
2020-09-23 11:44
+1
2020-09-23 12:06
#11
B1T | 
Ukraine devitt
C9 or Complexity?
2020-09-23 11:44
s1mple top 1 2020
2020-09-23 11:45
Xccurate plays for Tyloo before and still impression is the only chinese speaking player?
2020-09-23 11:45
#19
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Germany I_car
Tyloo did some crazy things
2020-09-23 11:50
Pretty sure even in Tyloo, xccurate didnt speak much chinese (could also be one of the reason he left tyloo), thus why Bntet was reported igling in three languages
2020-09-23 12:31
bntet with that 3 language igling is the definition of a fucking mad man
2020-09-23 13:22
+1 the only chinese xcc and bntet knows is very basic and callouts. They can't chat with chinese
2020-09-23 13:53
who cares of asian cs ?
2020-09-23 11:47
asian people
2020-09-23 15:44
+ Gen. G :)
2020-09-23 11:49
#18
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Singapore Jaredlkj
Singapore cs Kekw Go make us proud
2020-09-23 11:49
+1
2020-09-23 14:38
thought Benkai was SG's best player, performing like a beast most of the time even with alecks sometimes dragging the team down
2020-09-23 19:05
sad for him no more 322
2020-09-23 11:51
oh no?
2020-09-23 11:52
#23
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Poland mobbyn2115
Rip Poland CS
2020-09-23 11:52
That left an impression on me.
2020-09-23 11:53
Unfortunate, hope he can get in a better org and improve still.
2020-09-23 11:54
who???
2020-09-23 12:02
RIP polish scene
2020-09-23 12:08
Who leaves who?
2020-09-23 12:11
that's the news I'm looking for
2020-09-23 12:12
pinoy mens))
2020-09-23 13:19
can you update us where he is now? we hope he is doing really well
2020-09-23 12:20
Who, leaves what? Xd
2020-09-23 12:28
Who leaves what ?
2020-09-23 12:28
who cars
2020-09-23 12:30
Our star!
2020-09-23 12:31
the core was honestly pretty good for asian cs level, too bad theu cant find another two good players
2020-09-23 12:33
+1 XigN ImpressioN xccurate was really decent, should've just signes jinx and lakia when they went off lucid dreams
2020-09-23 15:48
Now get rid of eeeyore and get 2 solid players wherever you can. And 2021 might be decent year for this org. Or try to sell good players...
2020-09-23 12:37
oh no
2020-09-23 12:44
#44
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Israel BigShim
i'm not impressed
2020-09-23 12:44
Nobody cares
2020-09-23 12:53
hahahaha xccurate and eeyore playing too much valorant and impression got fed up due to their attitude. I am pretty sure.
2020-09-23 13:01
Who? No impression of this guy
2020-09-23 13:04
he will join c9
2020-09-23 13:08
#53
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Brazil YUB8
didn't leave a good impression
2020-09-23 13:22
#55
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Germany FAN_BIG
toxic leman was my worst esea experience to date. Rip ago
2020-09-23 13:28
Wrong thread bro?
2020-09-23 17:57
#91
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Germany FAN_BIG
I think hltv fucked up
2020-09-23 18:27
#59
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Serbia TheSerb
C9 comfirmed
2020-09-23 13:44
Noooo.. he was a very important piece to the team :((
2020-09-23 13:51
#62
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Indonesia draizze
I don't think the rest of the roster will stay for long. Impression is the one that assemble them together. Sadly, currently in SEA tournament scene valorant growth seem better than csgo. It won't be long players jump the ship like Korea and there'll be China and Mongolia left for Asia. Valve and big TO has been neglecting asia region. 4 team participant for tourney is a joke.
2020-09-23 14:23
+1 they only invite the same teams every time, so teams like BTRG get so little chance to actually play in a high profile tourney
2020-09-23 15:49
wait who????
2020-09-23 14:24
#64
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Malaysia Suno[t]
gl. Promising line-up. -xccurate +f0rsaken -genius +freeman -eyeore +machinegun
2020-09-23 14:25
Even though I love machinegun he’s not that good anymore
2020-09-23 15:42
OneThree♥️
2020-09-23 17:06
Honestly I’m just a massive fan of captainMo so I just like all the teams he plays for. So I have to change it to TSG
2020-09-24 18:08
im deguoren fan of cncs.. i love LVG for beeing clean always (no matchfix no cheats) and im a big onethree fan. may i add you on steam and we have a talk?
2020-09-24 20:55
#66
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Europe H1P_STER
Who?
2020-09-23 14:50
who?
2020-09-23 14:52
the organization violated its own contract kek
2020-09-23 15:03
could have a chance in na/tier 2 eu teams, 1.10 rating while igling is pretty good even in asian scene
2020-09-23 15:47
He is insane, he will find a new team with ez. Building a team around the core of ImpressioN, XigN and xccurate would still be great for me, but I understand his decision. Now BTRG should rebuild around XigN and xccurate.
2020-09-23 15:51
WHO leaves WHAT?
2020-09-23 15:51
C9 confirmed
2020-09-23 16:18
#81
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Netherlands dabadpad
who?
2020-09-23 16:34
#82
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World Beard43
Now that's a workload I can understand someone complaining about. Hopefully he can find a new team with better organisation.
2020-09-23 17:00
#85
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Japan Inlivino
hopefully he can find better team who's have better end goal and dedicated player.
2020-09-23 17:07
#90
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South Africa @FyreCS
Xign to GenG ez
2020-09-23 18:23
valorant inc, and all players from sea gonna follow him.
2020-09-23 19:45
Would prefer if BTRG finally left an impression
2020-09-23 20:44
Who did what?
2020-09-23 21:14
#98
ropz | 
Estonia ROOK07
noname.
2020-09-23 21:31
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