blocker steps down from FATE

The former Windigo player announced that he benched himself from the active lineup, leaving the Bulgarian team with four active players.

Due to lack of motivation and a need for something fresh, Yanko "⁠blocker⁠" Panov decided to bench himself from FATE, the Bulgairan side that peaked at #35 in the rankings during the summer of this year.

The news comes shortly after FATE was eliminated from the IEM Beijing-Haidian Europe closed qualifier, suffering one-sided defeats to both Spirit and Endpoint.

blocker is on the bench of FATE

"I'm not done, I just need a little break before I come back hungrier than ever", blocker wrote in his Twitlonger, where he also thanked FATE for the professionalism they showed. "I have no bad feeling for anyone and I wish them nothing but the best when they find their new player", the 23-year old added, while the organization didn't reveal what their plans are going forward, only posting that updates are to follow.

Currently ranked 48th in the world, FATE don't have any matches lined up, but having finished 14th in ESEA MDL Season 35, they will have to fight for their spot in the upcoming season through the Relegation tournament.

FATE are now:

Bulgaria Nikolay "⁠niki1⁠" Pantaleev
Bulgaria Martin "⁠mar⁠" Kuyumdjiev
Bulgaria Ivan "⁠Patrick⁠" Ivanov
Bulgaria Deyvid "⁠h4rn⁠" Benchev

Serbia Darko "⁠soLo⁠" Mitić (coach)

Bulgaria Yanko "⁠blocker⁠" Panov (benched)

Bulgaria Deyvid 'h4rn' Benchev
Deyvid 'h4rn' Benchev
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
266
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.10
Serbia Darko 'soLo' Mitić
Darko 'soLo' Mitić
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
112
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Bulgaria Nikolay 'niki1' Pantaleev
Nikolay 'niki1' Pantaleev
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
926
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Bulgaria Martin 'mar' Kuyumdjiev
Martin 'mar' Kuyumdjiev
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
407
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
Bulgaria Yanko 'blocker' Panov
Yanko 'blocker' Panov
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
858
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Bulgaria Ivan 'Patrick' Ivanov
Ivan 'Patrick' Ivanov
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
253
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
is this happens
2020-10-31 20:51
5 replies
yes but who
2020-10-31 21:11
2 replies
understandable have a nice day
2020-10-31 21:16
2020-11-01 02:25
What exactly?
2020-11-01 02:26
my men
2020-11-01 07:45
Ok
2020-10-31 20:51
#6
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Canada GGNORE33
who cares??
2020-10-31 20:52
1 reply
#16
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Chile cristiaan
+1
2020-10-31 20:56
#7
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Denmark sundevve
-sleepy + blocker back windigo
2020-10-31 20:52
2 replies
+1
2020-10-31 20:59
+1
2020-11-01 10:07
#8
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United Kingdom tomtom94
They played really well in the summer but they haven't been able to keep up since, I can see why that would get frustrating
2020-10-31 20:53
#9
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United States notawaffle
best for both sides
2020-10-31 20:54
Gl Mr.Blocker
2020-10-31 20:54
#12
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Germany Flachzange
Is this happened because he's from Bulgaria?
2020-10-31 20:55
#17
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Sweden swedz5
Rip fate
2020-10-31 20:57
He denied their chances for a major spot
2020-10-31 20:58
1 reply
Decreased them from non-existent to non-existent. Shame
2020-11-01 02:27
good luck best player bench
2020-10-31 21:02
#24
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Bulgaria goshyy
Time to find someone better
2020-10-31 21:04
2 replies
#75
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Serbia hitomi79
Shipz or emi
2020-10-31 22:45
1 reply
#84
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Bulgaria goshyy
SHiPZ will be the way to go
2020-11-01 01:26
vroom vroom who cars
2020-10-31 21:05
top blocke
2020-10-31 21:10
He's earned enough money from fixing gg to him
2020-10-31 21:12
2 replies
#45
twenty3 | 
Cyprus xiq
How is he a match fixer ? Not too familiar with this org and player just curious why people saying this
2020-10-31 21:31
1 reply
who asked
2020-11-02 22:26
#33
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Poland SebL
He benched himself? I expected them to bench him not him to bench himself, interesting. He won't find a better team, he is looking trash atm.
2020-10-31 21:13
1 reply
#82
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Germany Punico
:) Yeah
2020-11-01 00:23
He was on the decline for a little bit now, I think his hunger to perform just wasnt there anymore... this is probably for the best. Shipz would be an awesome pick up.
2020-10-31 21:14
how is he 23 when he looks 35???????
2020-10-31 21:17
2 replies
#74
HS | 
Europe nvamov
Drugs Same with sperman(Spellan)
2020-10-31 22:42
Bulgarian supreme genetics
2020-11-01 04:39
Expected from matchfixers
2020-10-31 21:20
4 more to go
2020-10-31 21:25
Blocker -T +Z I mean -FATE +FAZE
2020-10-31 21:32
1 reply
Name checks out
2020-10-31 21:34
who cars wtf
2020-10-31 21:37
#57
HS | 
Estonia qoznyyy
better step down before banned because of too much throws x)
2020-10-31 21:40
if u think I give a care, ill donate 1$ to every reply here
2020-10-31 21:42
1 reply
I think u give a care. Now donate
2020-11-01 02:32
who
2020-10-31 21:58
F
2020-10-31 22:08
#73
rain | 
Poland farr
-patrick -niki1 +v1c7or +bubble +shipz
2020-10-31 22:36
1 reply
there is already team with these players
2020-11-01 10:11
who?
2020-10-31 22:52
#78
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United Kingdom DDoubleE
Good. Now save H4rn as well.
2020-10-31 22:55
ok
2020-11-01 00:19
FATE > Faze
2020-11-01 01:40
#86
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Hong Kong TROIIDA
Who steps down from what
2020-11-01 01:57
2 replies
hong kong cs talking, yes.
2020-11-01 02:10
1 reply
#93
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Hong Kong TROIIDA
your point?
2020-11-01 02:26
#88
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Saudi Arabia Xpicyy
Windigo was their best lineup
2020-11-01 02:17
#92
CeRq | 
Bulgaria UncleG
bubble,victor,shipz,blocker,redstar will be good team.
2020-11-01 02:26
#96
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Brazil vgzz
who?
2020-11-01 04:31
He was big cock blocker
2020-11-01 04:54
#100
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Serbia KosorezZ
"its happening coz i am from bulgaria?"
2020-11-01 05:04
#103
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Russia mellstroy
+cerq + poiz +sh1pzzzzz
2020-11-01 07:49
#104
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Jordan Zereeni
who
2020-11-01 07:58
he fucked redstar for this
2020-11-01 09:51
Throwed enough for his shitty life
2020-11-01 17:41
Maybe he BLOCKED someone ;))
2020-11-01 17:59
#112
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Georgia Megobari
That was his Fate, sadly
2020-11-01 19:00
#113
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Bulgaria RzE
Windigo reunion is coming. bubble, v1c7oR, SHipZ, blocker and maybe REDSTAR.
2020-11-01 19:23
#114
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Taiwan rah(-_-)
no
2020-11-01 21:10
who
2020-11-02 01:09
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