After the decision of Gambit to withdraw from the ESL
One Cologne Closed Qualifier, Tricked is going to replace the
HUNDEN will try defend his position in the Olymp
In an official statement on the ESL homepage,
Gambit mentioned that they have planned a vacation in May
to recover from the number of tournaments they were attending
in the last few months.
“We regret to inform that Gambit CS:GO is forced to
decline an invitation to ESL One Cologne Closed Qualifier,”
Gambit said in a statement.
“For as much as we would like to be a part of this
event, it is not possible for us to compete in the
“Given our intense tournament schedule in April – early
May (StarSeries Season 3, cs_summit, DreamHack Austin and
DreamHack Tours) we planned a prolonged vacation in May to
recharge our batteries and begin an intensive preparation for
an upcoming Kraków Major and other tournaments along the way,
including DreamHack Summer.
“We would like to issue an apology to fans who expected
to see us competing in Cologne and ESL for an opportunity to
qualify and being forced to find a last minute replacement
for our team.”
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