Virtus.pro announce disbandment
According to proplay.ru, Virtus.pro have confirmed the disbandment of the Counter-Strike team as two players move to k23.
Virtus.pro had been linked with roster changes after losing Denis "diNGo" Kolomenskiy shortly before the WCG, which resulted in them using Konstantin "groove" Pikiner and crashing out of the tournament in the group stage.
However, it has now been confirmed that Virtus.pro have disbanded, with Dmitriy "hooch" Bogdanov and Roman "ROMJkE" Makarov both moving to k23.
hooch and ROMJkE with Virtus.pro
The Kazakh-based side reached the quarter-finals of the WCG, eliminating wNv.cn in the process, but they have decided to keep just two of their players, also adding Johan "F_1N" Kochugov, who represented CMAX.gg in Chengdu, to the fare.
Without a team remain Aleksey "LeX" Kolesnikov and Nikita "Dio" Trifonov, with recent reports indicating the former could retire from gaming because of his heart condition.
k23 have now:
Malik "N1ck3L" Sualirov
Dauren "AdreN" Kistaubaev
Dmitriy "hooch" Bogdanov
Roman "ROMJkE" Makarov
Johan "F_1N" Kochugov