After months with out taking part in for a constant stack, Akbar “SoNNeikO” Butaev is again with a brand new crew heading into the ultimate months of 2020.
The brand new crew is asking themselves Live to Win, which is an apt description for a roster fully filled with CIS veterans who wish to bounce again to the highest of the area.
Together with SoNNeikO, who break up from Ninjas in Pyjamas again in July, Igor “iLTW” Filatov has additionally formally left Virtus.professional to affix up after he was positioned on the inactive roster together with the crew’s different gamers final month.
Likewise, Alexander “Immersion” Hmelevskoy and Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin are additionally leaving their earlier groups, Natus Vincere and EXTREMUM, respectively. Each gamers had been additionally moved to their crew’s inactive rosters within the final month and are able to get again within the battle.
The one participant who was in a roundabout way tied to a corporation on this announcement is Rostislav “fn” Lozovoi. Fn spent most of 2020 taking part in as a stand-in for varied groups and stacks, together with Gambit Esports and his most up-to-date crew, VP.Prodigy.
Solely SoNNeikO and fn have formally joined the stack full-time, nevertheless. Immersion, AfterLife, and iLTW are all nonetheless beneath contract with their earlier groups and none of them have been launched publicly. Extra roster modifications might find yourself taking place relying on how these three participant’s conditions change over the approaching weeks.
The crew plans to compete in occasions beginning in November, doubtless aiming for Omega League Season 2 or some smaller tournaments within the area.