Wolsung announce full-time roster

Through their partnership with entertainment and gaming brand Spēlēt.lv, Wolsung have revealed their dedicated full-time lineup.

Following an agreement which sees Spēlēt.lv become the Latvian team's general sponsor, Wolsung announce their newly-fielded roster comprising of the region's brightest stars after an almost ten-year absence of a designated CS:GO lineup from the country.

Wolsung are a household name in both Latvia and their region, having earned several local and Baltic trophies to their name as well as housed some of today's biggest names such as Mareks "⁠YEKINDAR⁠" Gaļinskis, Aurimas "⁠Bymas⁠" Pipiras, and Helvijs "⁠broky⁠" Saukants.

The squad will include in-game leader Reinis "⁠hyskeee⁠" Grīnbergs, who previously played for the organization as well as forZe, and AWPer Roberts "⁠shield⁠" Tipsis, who drew praise from fellow Latvian YEKINDAR in his top 20 bold prediction for 2022.

hyskeee will be leading the charge for his team

Alongside hyskeee and shield, the lineup also comprises of former MAD Lions player Kristers "⁠keen⁠" Dārznieks, Daniēls "⁠discplex⁠" Bieziņš, and Krists "⁠msn⁠" Kalniņš. In the previous month they have competed together, they managed to secure a fourth-place finish at the FantasyExpo EU Champions Spring 2022 Europe Closed Qualifier.

"I truly believe we have all the pieces in our roster to achieve our goal - top 30 HLTV and ESEA Conference League," hyskeee said. "After that, we just need to keep grinding and get the necessary experience to take us to the next level."

Rounding up the roster is former Daugava and Latvian national team member Miks "⁠Independent⁠" Siliņš, who recently retired from active play and has since moved onto a role as the team's coach and general manager.

Spēlēt.lv's Gaming division head, Gustavs Ērkšķis-Kreicbergs, has also released an official statement:

"This partnership will allow the players to dedicate all of their time and energy to training and playing, which is a true milestone for the evolution of the Latvian CS:GO community and esports scene, by allowing them to realize their full potential and expand the recognition of esport in Latvia and by extension, in the Baltics."

The full Latvian lineup is as follows:

Latvia Reinis "⁠hyskeee⁠" Grīnbergs
Latvia Roberts "⁠shield⁠" Tipsis
Latvia Kristers "⁠keen⁠" Dārznieks
Latvia Daniēls "⁠discplex⁠" Bieziņš
Latvia Krists "⁠msn⁠" Kalniņš

Latvia Miks "⁠Independent⁠" Siliņš (Coach)

Latvia Helvijs 'broky' Saukants
Helvijs 'broky' Saukants
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
656
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.61
Lithuania Aurimas 'Bymas' Pipiras
Aurimas 'Bymas' Pipiras
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
324
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.63
Latvia Krists 'msn' Kalniņš
Krists 'msn' Kalniņš
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
44
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.68
Latvia Kristers 'keen' Dārznieks
Kristers 'keen' Dārznieks
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
99
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.72
Latvia Reinis 'hyskeee' Grīnbergs
Reinis 'hyskeee' Grīnbergs
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
195
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
Latvia Daniēls 'discplex' Bieziņš
Daniēls 'discplex' Bieziņš
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.82
Maps played:
64
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.74
Latvia Mareks 'YEKINDAR' Gaļinskis
Mareks 'YEKINDAR' Gaļinskis
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1078
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.70
Latvia Roberts 'shield' Tipsis
Roberts 'shield' Tipsis
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
85
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
who cars
2022-05-01 15:46
39 replies
I do
2022-05-01 16:03
3 replies
#161
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Ukraine I_say_Ok
New top1 team just dropped
2022-05-01 19:41
2 replies
I agree
2022-05-01 19:51
1 reply
-msn +broky -keen +yekindar
2022-05-02 09:07
I car
2022-05-01 16:06
I care
2022-05-01 16:17
Exactly, no one.
2022-05-01 16:24
1 reply
+1
2022-05-02 16:26
Me
2022-05-01 16:39
I’m interested
2022-05-01 16:50
+1 , irrelevant team , don't mind the 'i care' andy's , they don't even own a car , pathetic !
2022-05-01 17:13
6 replies
you thought you did something
2022-05-01 18:11
4 replies
you tell me
2022-05-01 18:14
3 replies
rent free wallah
2022-05-01 18:16
2 replies
aid moubarak said btw wish you the best
2022-05-01 18:56
1 reply
appreciated(
2022-05-01 19:01
Pathetic morocco loser, I bet u r homeless
2022-05-02 00:38
Any scene is good for cs. Stop being mad that the only thing your scene is known for is a hacker.
2022-05-01 17:16
3 replies
#162
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Poland tailal
+1
2022-05-01 19:42
#178
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Latvia pumasiK
Yess, preach sir
2022-05-01 23:37
#205
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Denmark Lxnar
+1
2022-05-03 09:57
#113
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Finland dianimo
anyone interested in the growth of the game we love
2022-05-01 17:18
2 replies
+1
2022-05-01 18:35
Exactly! First they complain that CS scenes are dead then they don't care when new teams are created.
2022-05-02 00:20
i have a car
2022-05-01 17:47
#122
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Canada MiLkBaGzz
more baltic players is cool
2022-05-01 17:50
me car you driver
2022-05-01 17:53
3 replies
you want him to drive you? 😳
2022-05-01 18:18
2 replies
you 69iq
2022-05-01 19:05
1 reply
still higher than yours 🙂
2022-05-01 19:10
forsaken does
2022-05-01 18:01
i car
2022-05-01 18:17
#138
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Europe Zwenix
I vrooom vrooom
2022-05-01 18:18
I car
2022-05-01 18:36
no1
2022-05-01 19:01
I car
2022-05-01 20:50
#177
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Latvia pumasiK
ME
2022-05-01 23:36
Typical hltv loser saying “who cars” hahaha no wonder ur from india
2022-05-02 00:17
Indian brain got owned! WHO CAAAAAAAAAAARS
2022-05-05 09:53
#2
oSee | 
Canada RelayS
Who
2022-05-01 15:47
1 reply
a hltv loser relays
2022-05-02 00:25
#4
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Portugal OwnedBro
Good for latvian cs i guess
2022-05-01 15:47
11 replies
+1 very good that many countries are building their own scenes. soon it will be national leagues and international like champions league
2022-05-01 15:54
10 replies
#44
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Portugal OwnedBro
In portugal we already have a national league, which is called Master League Portugal but yeah i agree
2022-05-01 15:56
1 reply
thats nice, like we have elitserien in sweden. if every country gets their own national tournaments the scene will flourish so much more.
2022-05-01 16:40
ignore
2022-05-01 16:14
1 reply
good for you
2022-05-01 16:41
champions league is not teams with all the same nationality lol
2022-05-01 16:18
2 replies
read it again
2022-05-01 16:40
1 reply
#124
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Canada MiLkBaGzz
I did and #76 is still right but i get what you meant
2022-05-01 17:51
Well, back in 2017/2018 there already was the BESL for Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian teams so its more of a rebuild after covid i guess
2022-05-01 16:50
2 replies
#105
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Estonia Sn4pzhat
yeah
2022-05-01 17:06
alright, hope it works out well!
2022-05-01 17:40
#5
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Ukraine SlaxerCast
??wat
2022-05-01 15:47
who
2022-05-01 15:47
1 reply
A hltv loser saying “who”
2022-05-02 00:32
LET'S GO WOOOLSUUUNG, LET'S GO
2022-05-01 15:47
2 replies
#143
poem | 
Hungary BYZMO
where is krii bruh?
2022-05-01 18:27
1 reply
in mixes
2022-05-01 21:17
#8
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Turkey Zodiac06
where is broky
2022-05-01 15:47
1 reply
in faze
2022-05-01 17:09
who
2022-05-01 15:47
#10
ele | 
Israel ctronic
No way
2022-05-01 15:47
hahahahahahahahaha
2022-05-01 15:49
#12
 | 
Latvia FieryBlood
who?
2022-05-01 15:48
6 replies
#23
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Belgium RobinDG
mens you were the one that should be excited D:
2022-05-01 15:50
5 replies
He's a fake latvian, it's a known fact
2022-05-01 16:04
4 replies
#67
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Belgium RobinDG
why would someone fake latvia tho lmao
2022-05-01 16:11
2 replies
Idk bro
2022-05-01 16:15
who knows what is going on,in his mind.
2022-05-01 16:27
#89
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Latvia FieryBlood
xD
2022-05-01 16:28
+broky?
2022-05-01 15:48
2 replies
+YEKINDAR?
2022-05-01 15:50
1 reply
Could be top 10
2022-05-02 00:22
Latgalia cs 💪💪
2022-05-01 15:49
#15
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Finland Cucumber))
yoo
2022-05-01 15:49
#16
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Finland AliSabid
Nice
2022-05-01 15:49
make latvian cs great again. Veiksmi jums )
2022-05-01 15:49
#18
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Korea jin67300
Independent coach? He was such a good player
2022-05-01 15:49
top 20 maybe
2022-05-01 15:49
The juggernaut. Good luck!
2022-05-01 15:49
I glanced "Yekindar" at first and I almost got a heart attack
2022-05-01 15:49
1 reply
#179
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Latvia pumasiK
same here and then I saw broky and I was like what no
2022-05-01 23:40
les gooooooo
2022-05-01 15:50
just another beast team from CIS region and NA?????
2022-05-01 15:50
Everyone saying who, while we should all be proud that another country is able to make a full team finally. We’re going places!
2022-05-01 15:50
2 replies
#165
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Latvia plinko
good comment. anyway hope you have a great day man.
2022-05-01 19:58
1 reply
It’s going great so far, hope u too man and GL to Wolsung!)))
2022-05-01 20:11
#27
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Poland szuleek
LETS GO LATVIA
2022-05-01 15:50
+yekindar soon
2022-05-01 15:50
who
2022-05-01 15:51
#30
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United Kingdom spxrkk
who
2022-05-01 15:51
#31
NiKo | 
Bosnia and Herzegovina sqmke
+YEKINDAR Pog
2022-05-01 15:52
pog
2022-05-01 15:53
#33
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Czech Republic f0resticek
+YEKINDAR +BROKY And it will be good lineup
2022-05-01 15:53
2 replies
#35
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Switzerland hey_b0ss
They don't have money for salary.
2022-05-01 15:54
1 reply
#43
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Czech Republic f0resticek
i know :D
2022-05-01 15:56
I hope that this will work
2022-05-01 15:53
slow news day?
2022-05-01 15:55
what? who?
2022-05-01 15:55
top 1 2022 q4
2022-05-01 15:55
#40
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Greece wazerr
broky leaving faze soon
2022-05-01 15:55
#41
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Estonia Hazardouz
best latvian team and i car
2022-05-01 15:56
austria CS PagMan
2022-05-01 15:56
thats a lot of brokys
2022-05-01 15:56
#46
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Finland Teukkasd
who?
2022-05-01 15:56
#47
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Korea queendom
pretty cool
2022-05-01 15:57
nice mens cg Latvia glhf
2022-05-01 15:57
+BROKY +YEKINDAR
2022-05-01 15:58
#50
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Latvia Faaakk
amazing news for latvian cs scene
2022-05-01 16:00
GL Latvia
2022-05-01 16:01
#52
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United States cybonics
dope
2022-05-01 16:02
#54
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Europe PotatoBoy
Lets gooo
2022-05-01 16:03
#55
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Russia mshkoda
nice, lesgo
2022-05-01 16:03
who??
2022-05-01 16:04
#58
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Poland Astoner55
Austrian CS finally back on the map!
2022-05-01 16:05
2 replies
+1
2022-05-01 16:06
#63
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Europe PotatoBoy
LUL
2022-05-01 16:07
Big for latvian cs
2022-05-01 16:06
Ez
2022-05-01 16:06
for everyone asking i care
2022-05-01 16:09
#65
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Turkey edsvi
Add broky and yekindar or stay #150
2022-05-01 16:10
Can these guys be competitive at least in pinnacle cups?
2022-05-01 16:11
Wolsung YEKINDAR when
2022-05-01 16:13
3 replies
He played in wolsung before joining pro100
2022-05-01 16:16
2 replies
i know, broky is also a former player from Wolsung, isn't he?
2022-05-01 16:30
1 reply
No, broky played in EPSILON
2022-05-01 17:50
how much for this pr?
2022-05-01 16:14
1 reply
isnt this site about cs news? or we should read about 2faced toiletos na`vi and s0mple only?
2022-05-01 17:20
lets fucking go
2022-05-01 16:15
Thought this was Yekindar's new team for a moment lol
2022-05-01 16:19
#78
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Romania Andreyl33t
What a joke
2022-05-01 16:21
#79
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Croatia Leeibe
Great to see them get their chance.
2022-05-01 16:21
Niiiice ♥️♥️♥️♥️
2022-05-01 16:26
+broky +Yekindar Major winners
2022-05-01 16:26
POG, atleast somthing
2022-05-01 16:27
#86
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Poland Pete229
ez4keen and sheild
2022-05-01 16:27
Who
2022-05-01 16:28
Who? Am? I?
2022-05-01 16:28
independent was banned from playing, can he coach? :D
2022-05-01 16:31
4 replies
Why was he banned?
2022-05-01 17:51
1 reply
he had VAC ban on other account
2022-05-02 07:51
unbanned btw
2022-05-01 19:36
1 reply
Good news :)
2022-05-02 07:29
Poggers latvian scene rise up????
2022-05-01 16:31
who? who? who? who? who? who?
2022-05-01 16:36
No BitchiR no major unfortunately
2022-05-01 16:39
Literally who
2022-05-01 16:41
who
2022-05-01 16:46
Wol who?
2022-05-01 17:06
Nice good luck !
2022-05-01 17:14
#111
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Latvia laglory
nice, lets go!
2022-05-01 17:16
they used to have really good players in Austria like wiSe and imp
2022-05-01 17:18
good for you braliukai, i guess youre the best team in the baltics...
2022-05-01 17:20
Latvia powerhouse Pog
2022-05-01 17:24
a perfect place for yekindar
2022-05-01 17:25
#119
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Lithuania Jaguaras
nice!
2022-05-01 17:41
#121
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France DRAKII1
is msn wizz?
2022-05-01 17:50
we need yekindar
2022-05-01 17:54
Who?
2022-05-01 17:57
hyske keeps grinding in tier 1000 teams kek
2022-05-01 18:06
much hype for shield tbh
2022-05-01 18:12
#134
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Germany mrzxea_cs
They sign Yekindar in one month. Trust me
2022-05-01 18:15
#135
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Lithuania Fuksas
let's go bralukas!
2022-05-01 18:15
Bro, i thought +YEKINDAR +Bymas +broky. That would be powerhouse no cap.
2022-05-01 18:24
10 replies
Lmao, Yekindar doesn't speak latvian, he is of russian descent
2022-05-01 18:28
9 replies
#145
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Bangladesh jalalar
you sir are an idiot
2022-05-01 18:32
8 replies
In case a dumbass like you is not aware, there are even separate schools in Latvia, the ones for russian speaking and for the latvian speaking ones.
2022-05-01 18:46
7 replies
i went to the same school as him and I know him, he speaks fluent latvian lol??? And he didn't go to a russian school, he went to riga english grammar school
2022-05-01 19:09
he speaks latvian
2022-05-01 19:56
>the most intelligent man in russia
2022-05-01 20:25
#172
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Bangladesh jalalar
he speaks perfect latvian, without any russian accent, imbecil
2022-05-01 21:24
#180
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Latvia pumasiK
uh oh
2022-05-01 23:44
#187
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Latvia Licha_
ive met him irl and dudes speaks latvian on what you on my dude?
2022-05-02 00:30
Nu reali mudaks :D
2022-05-02 08:31
Tier 5 confirmed
2022-05-01 18:26
Poggers!
2022-05-01 18:26
lets go latvia
2022-05-01 18:37
#149
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Bulgaria xchenko
gl hf and nt
2022-05-01 18:40
#150
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Wales tinribs
for a second i thought bymas left mouz
2022-05-01 18:43
#158
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Latvia laiziolas
ohh Latvian team. like wtf :D im proud. FazeUp
2022-05-01 19:30
why do i think that my boy Roberts "⁠shield⁠" Tipsis is gonna become a beast.... i mean... just look at him.. mans looks cool af
2022-05-01 19:38
why not
2022-05-01 20:16
good for them but the new logo looks so much worse
2022-05-01 21:52
#174
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Latvia stenlijs
AIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIETAIZIET
2022-05-01 21:53
#175
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Latvia Roberts2k
nice
2022-05-01 22:09
#176
 | 
France d0py
who
2022-05-01 22:10
#181
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Latvia pumasiK
always nice to come to hltv and see a Latvian flag, good luck boys
2022-05-01 23:46
#182
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India slavloli
nice don't be like skade and throw your career away for pennies take every match like a final, and be like yekindar & broky good luck
2022-05-01 23:49
how long will they last? my guess 3 months with around 4 matches played on hltv.
2022-05-02 03:56
#195
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Latvia PPBlv
Let's f gooo, team!! Wolsung <3
2022-05-02 08:06
wow
2022-05-02 09:09
Fucking yes
2022-05-02 10:31
"We just made a new roster" and "we are getting in top30" - bwahahahahah AHAHAHAHHAAHH ahahah. no
2022-05-02 14:02
1 reply
+1
2022-05-03 16:28
Nice to hear, but I have to say, I honestly preferred the old logo based on looks
2022-05-03 06:49
Everything is ok but logo Omg these rebrands....
2022-05-04 15:40
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