The Kazakhstani-Russian outfit declares the squad shake-up following a below-par begin to the yr
K23 didn’t have the perfect begin to 2023, so that they determined to make some modifications to their roster to reverse their wretched run of type. Aleksei “El1an” Gusev and Artem “RAiLWAY” Gradovich have responded to K23’s misery sign, whereas Rassim “Jyo” Valijev and Artem “iDISBALANCE” Egorov left the staff
El1an and RAiLWAY will proceed their partnership at their new staff after their Boston Crab journey. The duo had performed collectively underneath the Boston Crab banner and famously knocked out Movistar Riders from the BLAST.television Paris Europe RMR Open Qualifiers.
Earlier than their Boston Crab chapter, each gamers honed their abilities enjoying for various Russian groups. El1an spent one and a half years with Entropiq, the place he performed in occasions just like the PGL Stockholm Main, ESL Professional League Season 15, and the IEM Katowice 2022 Play-In. RAiLWAY had a three-month stint at Aurora earlier than becoming a member of Boston Crab, however the 27-year-old wouldn’t look fondly again at his time there because it ended with a string of disappointing defeats.
K23 had recruited iDISBALANCE and Jyo in November 2022 as they seemed to construct momentum following a commendable 9-Eleventh place end on the IEM Highway to Rio. However the duo couldn’t stay as much as expectations and failed to assist their new staff qualify for the Paris Main, ESL Challengers Melbourne, and IEM Dallas.
El1an and RAiLWAY’s K23 debut will come towards the latter’s former aspect Aurora when the 2 groups meet on the CCT Central Europe Sequence 5 Playoffs on Wednesday.
Adjustments within the K23 line-up!
Welcome @El1anCSGO and RAiLWAY to our household! Energetic roster leaves @iDISBALANCE1337 and @JyoCSGO.
We wish to thank Rassim and Artem for his or her time within the group, you might be eternally within the historical past! 🤍 pic.twitter.com/LUAIQE5Cqa
— K23 (@k23_esports) March 26, 2023