• Mon. Sep 26th, 2022


Russian esports organisation Virtus.professional has introduced the departure of its CEO Sergey Glamazda.

Based on the organisation’s official website, the function of CEO is being extinguished and Virtus.professional will now be managed by ‘a group of high managers’ from its mother or father firm ESforce Holding.

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Glamazda’s step down adopted a turbulent interval inside the organisation. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, Virtus.professional was banished from worldwide CS:GO competitions together with different Russian groups. Its gamers as an alternative competed underneath a impartial tag named ‘Outsiders.’

Extra just lately, the organisation was concerned in one other controversy as its Dota 2 participant Ivan ‘Pure’ Moskalenko drew a Z image within the sport’s map, an emblem utilized by the Russian troops in Ukraine. This resulted in his team being disqualified from regional qualifiers for the Spring Tour Stockholm Major

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Nikolay Petrosyan, CEO of ESforce Holding, commented: “We’re grateful to Sergey for every thing he’s completed for Virtus.professional, his contemporary concepts and methods to implement them.”

Relating to how the organisation will deal with its groups after Glamazda’s departure, Petrosyan acknowledged that normal administration of the organisation shall be dealt with by ESforce, with every gaming self-discipline being run by senior managers of Virtus.professional.

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Glamazda joined Virtus.professional in January of 2020. Beneath his administration, the organisation’s Dota 2 roster claimed 5-Sixth place at The Worldwide 2021, with the organisation’s CS:GO roster ending top-eight at PGL Main Stockholm 2021.

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Commenting on his departure, Glamazda acknowledged: “I’m grateful to Virtus.professional for this wonderful journey we shared collectively over the course of the final two and a half years.”

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