WinFakt shut down CS team

MIRAA
September 5th, 2012 01:06

WinFakt have announced via their official website that they have decided to close down their Counter-Strike: 1.6 division.

The Swedish team had been left with a four-man roster following Emil "FYRR73" Karlsson's decision to link up with fnatic last week to fill the shoes of Richard "Xizt" Landström.

WinFakt have now decided to stop supporting CS 1.6 altogether as a result of the decreasing number of events, with the organisation vowing to switch their focus to "newer games".

"This was one of the toughest decisions we have ever had to make," WinFakt CEO Jelle Baudeweyns told the organisation's website.

"After so many years of playing and supporting CS 1.6 we have now decided that it is time to move on.

"We know CS 1.6 is the reason we were able to enter competitive gaming on a full scale and we owe this game a lot but after the roster problems our team faced and current decline of competitive CounterStrike we had to make a decision.

"It was not an easy one but sometimes you have to make calls against your heart."

The former Lemondogs team signed for WinFakt in May and finished in third place at the Swedish Championship under the Belgium-based organisation after a disappointing campaign at DreamHack Summer.

The future of the former WinFakt Swedish team is still unknown, but the possibility of the players switching to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cannot be ruled out.

Jim "zneel" Andersson will attend the 1.6 event GameON in Ljungby this weekend with the ColdGame mix team, which also boasts Faruk "pita" Pita and André "keiz" Carlsson.

WinFakt had the following CS team:

Sweden Frej "kHRYSTAL" Sjöström
Sweden Jim "zneel" Andersson
Sweden Niklas "niko" Johansson
Sweden John "wenton" Eriksson

sad :(
2012-09-05 01:08
pita retired my ass.
2012-09-05 02:44
im sorry for you.
2012-09-05 10:20
so dumb
2012-11-06 18:38
just sad
2012-09-05 01:09
nice wenton legend xd
2012-09-05 01:09
lool
2012-09-05 01:32
sarcasm aweonao
2012-09-05 02:05
he did an amazing job last tournament
2012-09-05 02:38
lololol
2012-09-05 03:34
xDDD
2012-09-05 05:13
loled
2012-09-05 05:41
omg :( ...
2012-09-05 01:10
finally.
2012-09-05 01:10
expected...;'(!
2012-09-05 01:11
#9
Serbia bettt 
liars, toughest decision was when they released basic n crew
2012-09-05 01:11
lol, the toughest decision was to shut down the 1.6 division in general
2012-09-05 06:00
#55
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Netherlands liQuidmoTion 
The.toughest décision was ham.or cheese for breakfast. Do m both!
2012-09-05 06:35
:S kHRYSTAL legend!!!
2012-09-05 01:12
My favorite team, too bad! Wish them luck with whatever they decide to do.
2012-09-05 01:15
get over you it. its time to move on
2012-09-05 01:20
its official this site is now 80 percent CS GO , and the 20 percent of 1.6 news is all bad news :(
2012-09-05 01:24
sad
2012-09-05 01:25
#15
Costa Rica peew 
:/
2012-09-05 01:28
sad news, but it was kinda expected.. Now there's no top team in Sweden anymore, at least in 1.6
2012-09-05 01:34
duttdutt #1 lol
2012-09-05 01:43
#30
Peru dbie 
fnatic
2012-09-05 02:43
the majority of fnatics rooster are danes, so I wouldnt call them Swedish anymore! And the organization is from New Zealand / Australia I think!
2012-09-05 03:36
do you play TF2?
2012-09-05 03:43
#66
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Algeria rahimou111 
its uk and new zealand i think
2012-09-05 09:00
Originally the organization is Australian
2012-09-05 11:56
The owners are Australian and the company is also registered there, but the office is in London.
2012-09-05 13:40
#18
Tunisia edgg 
wenton didnt have a chance to prove his skills, shame
2012-09-05 01:39
+1
2012-09-05 07:38
#61
Sunde | 
Hungary Tibbse 
sad, he was good in a2g
2012-09-05 08:25
+1
2012-09-05 10:38
ONE MORE TIME
2012-09-05 01:41
#21
Brazil Dote 
sad 4 kHRYSTAL (KING!!) and niko and zneel
2012-09-05 01:50
niko, the awesome leader forever.
2012-09-05 10:23
GO CS:GO!
2012-09-05 01:58
#34
pabeL | 
Dominican Republic pabeL 
+1
2012-09-05 03:07
dutt dutt is sweden #1 team! finally!
2012-09-05 02:08
INETERS, INETERS EVERYWHERE. FNATICS PLAYS 1.6 YET
2012-09-05 03:47
#46
Romania tr$ 
fnatic isn't a Swedish team anymore.
2012-09-05 04:16
#25
Spain kei. 
sad
2012-09-05 02:12
I want the official report about why MIRRA is back here posting news please...
2012-09-05 02:39
2012-09-05 02:43
2012-09-05 02:44
problem?
2012-09-05 14:07
no prob
2012-09-05 18:17
indeed
2012-09-06 19:03
cs:go go !
2012-09-05 02:47
had a feeling this was happening, sux
2012-09-05 03:08
#36
World Moya 
sad, kHRYSTAL is very good player.
2012-09-05 03:11
Sad!:O
2012-09-05 03:17
#38
Portugal picc 
:( zneel
2012-09-05 03:20
#62
Sunde | 
Hungary Tibbse 
& niko :'(
2012-09-05 08:25
#39
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Israel kLifOrdQ_o 
maybe we will see a team with kiez,pita,niko,khrystal and zneel
2012-09-05 03:28
need $$$$$$$$$$$
2012-09-05 03:45
delpan face khrystal zneel niko
2012-09-05 04:47
that would be awesome
2012-09-05 14:05
my favorite team :CCCCCCC!
2012-09-05 05:08
omg , good team .... sad
2012-09-05 05:15
Swedish CS just died
2012-09-05 05:19
Only navi remains.
2012-09-05 06:03
zneel & niko ftw
2012-09-05 07:22
#57
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Peru KmuSzinho 
cs:go 2 meses y gg =)
2012-09-05 07:33
CS:GO fanboys liked this news =D
2012-09-05 07:37
#60
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Azerbaijan Talley 
"It was not an easy one but sometimes you have to make calls against your heart." Oh I see
2012-09-05 08:06
lol expected
2012-09-05 08:29
sad :'(
2012-09-05 08:37
4/5 years ago i couldn't belive that someday sweden will not have any pro CS team
2012-09-05 08:56
they still have fnatic)
2012-09-05 09:50
fnatic is 60% danish
2012-09-05 09:58
yeah my bad, always asociated them like swedish team :X
2012-09-05 10:53
sad
2012-09-05 09:01
#72
SpawN | 
Iceland vasyl86 
they may switch to CS: GO. I think when the serious tournaments will start they can find a good sponsor soon.
2012-09-05 10:25
looks like 1.6 is dyeing
2012-09-05 10:38
damn.. it was kind of expected, but they lasted long proving that their a good team :) too bad i dont think they will stick together
2012-09-05 10:39
damn... another great division falls :(
2012-09-05 10:42
#77
Serbia ddi 
:/
2012-09-05 10:43
kHRYSTOL :/
2012-09-05 10:57
gl men i hope u get picked up by more n1 org :)D
2012-09-05 11:07
#81
Brazil th3W 
they kick one team, they call another team, now they shut it down
2012-09-05 11:25
KHRYSTOL FACE MANNE DENNIS PRONAX GL !)
2012-09-05 11:40
- manne + DELPAN
2012-09-05 11:41
sad =ss
2012-09-05 11:53
expected
2012-09-05 13:21
gg bb
2012-09-05 13:24
Zneel - kHRYSTAL - Niko - Delpan - Face New line-up if they manage to find a new organisation
2012-09-05 13:40
rip
2012-09-05 13:47
Gl guysm khrystal you amazing, zneel niko good players... trheat good igl really sad
2012-09-05 13:49
sad. we <3 cs 1.6
2012-09-05 14:09
2012-09-05 14:34
Why dis fking happning 2 1.6??
2012-09-05 14:36
expected.. was waiting for it, WinFakt was great team and always will be in memory :)
2012-09-05 14:39
Switch to CS:GO please, I don't want to say farewell to zneel and kHRYSTAL :(
2012-09-05 14:52
shurup niko hates cs go
2012-09-05 15:47
Shurup. Seems legit.
2012-09-07 14:29
shurup
2012-09-07 17:14
Oh!!! sad
2012-09-05 15:34
Expected...sad... gl KHrystal&nikO&zneel!
2012-09-05 15:53
Pretty sad :/
2012-09-05 16:49
sad they were good team. :(
2012-09-05 17:08
fail
2012-09-05 17:15
hahah hahah hahh ahhahahaahhaha fail move by the org staff . ,! ,!!!! XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD gg nobbie s :)D
2012-09-05 17:33
gj wenton,bro.You played really great last tournies. q-_-p
2012-09-05 20:09
+ face!!!!!
2012-09-05 20:20
SAD
2012-09-05 20:50
writed by za1ten in post "FYRR73 moves on from winfakt" : "winfakt done. it was simple to know when threat was live that. wenton sux hard and this winfakt.se gonna crash in some like one-other week. ggawp" 2012-08-28 20:58
2012-09-05 20:50
sad
2012-09-06 01:15
-FYRR73 , +pronx,manne
2012-09-06 17:44
COUNTER STRIKE IS THE BEST GAME
2012-09-06 19:27
fucking cs:go destroyed the whole scene...
2012-09-06 19:57
#122
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Brazil uanz1n 
another team off the counter strike 1.6.
2012-09-07 04:18
cs go - kill friendship
2012-09-07 15:16
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