Denis “Seized” Kostin has stepped down from Natus Vincere’s active Counter-Strike roster and will be replaced by Aleksey “1uke” Zimin from Team Spirit Academy for upcoming ESL Pro League matches against North and GODSENT, according to a post Tuesday on VK.com, a Russian social media site.
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn and Jarek “DeKay” Lewis caught up with Natus Vincere’s Denis “Seized” Kostin during ESL One New York to talk about the team’s troubles and what needs to happen for Na’Vi to get back to its peak.
Slingshot’s Vince Nairn and Jarek “DeKay” Lewis caught up with Natus Vincere’s Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev during ESL One New York to talk about the team’s form, playing against Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs and the recent success of his former teammate Tomáš “oskar” Šťastný.
The weekend was filled with Counter-Strike, as ESG Tours, Group A of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier and DreamHack Montreal all took place.
When Valve introduced skins and the Major system, no one could have imagined the impact and reverberations those moves eventually made throughout the Counter-Strike scene.
Natus Vincere has one Counter-Strike tournament under its belt since adding Danylo “Zeus” Teslenko in place of Ladislav “GuardiaN” Kovacs.
The CS:GO roster shuffle has largely come to a close, and it surpassed any expectations Counter-Strike fans could have had when it started.