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Gambit Esports

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[e][h]Gambit Esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
CIS CIS
Approx. Total Winnings:
$3,243,276
Links
History
Created:
: 2013-01-13
: 2016-01-08
Disbanded:
2022-04-24


Gambit Esports (formerly known as Gambit Gaming) is a Russian professional esports organization owned by MTS, a Moscow-based telecommunications company. It was the first CIS team to win a CS:GO Major Championship, having done so at PGL Major Kraków 2017.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Russia nafany Captain
(
Vladislav Gorshkov
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Russia sh1ro
(
Dmitriy Sokolov
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Russia interz
(
Timofey Yakushin
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Russia Ax1Le
(
Sergey Rykhtorov
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Kazakhstan HObbit
(
Abai Hasenov
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Russia groove
(
Konstantin Pikiner
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2021-09-?? [42]
Leave Date: 
2022-04-24 [41]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9 (Coach)
Former PlayersFormer Players
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Russia F_1N
(
Ivan Kochugov
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2021-08-13 [39]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2021-09-?? [42]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (Analyst)
Russia groove
(
Konstantin Pikiner
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2021-08-13 [39]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (CEO)
Estonia supra
(
Anton Tšernobai
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Inactive Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2021-02-02 [38]
 
NordavindNordavind Nordavind
Russia F_1N
(
Ivan Kochugov
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Inactive Date: 
2020-10-05 [36]
Leave Date: 
2020-10-10 [37]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (Analyst)


Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Russia Dosia Captain
(
Mikhail Stolyarov
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-08 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2019-05-21 [31]
Leave Date: 
2019-12-02 [35]
 
OneThree.TSGOneThree.TSG OneThree.TSG
Kazakhstan mou
(
Rüstem Telepov
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-08 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2019-05-21 [31]
Leave Date: 
2019-12-02 [35]
 
OneThree.TSGOneThree.TSG OneThree.TSG
Russia mir
(
Nikolay Bityukov
)
Join Date: 
2018-06-29 [18]
Inactive Date: 
2019-05-21 [31]
Leave Date: 
2019-09-26 [33]
 
Team SpiritTeam Spirit Team Spirit
Russia Ax1Le
(
Sergey Rykhtorov
)
Join Date: 
2018-11-13 [27]
Inactive Date: 
2019-05-21 [31]
Leave Date: 
2019-06-06 [32]
 
Gambit YoungstersGambit Youngsters Gambit Youngsters
Ukraine bondik
(
Vlаdуslаv Nеchуроrchuk
)
Role: 
(Trial)
Join Date: 
2018-12-31 [29]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2019-03-17 [30]
 
Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team
Ukraine B1ad3FlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 Tactics
(
Andrii Horodenskyi
)
Role: 
(Loaned Coach)
Join Date: 
2018-07-24 [20][22]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2019-03-17 [30]
 
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere (Organization)
Former PlayersFormer Players
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Kazakhstan dimasick
(
Dmitrii Matvienko
)
Join Date: 
2018-11-06 [25]
Inactive Date: 
2018-12-31 [29]
Leave Date: 
2019-10-01 [34]
 
pro100pro100 pro100
Kazakhstan AdreN
(
Däuren Qystaubaev
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-08 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2018-10-16 [23]
Leave Date: 
2018-12-01 [28]
 
FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan (Stand-in)
Kazakhstan Hobbit
(
Abai Hasenov
)
Join Date: 
2017-08-02 [11]
Inactive Date: 
2018-09-30 [21]
Leave Date: 
2018-11-08 [26]
 
HellRaisersHellRaisers HellRaisers
Russia seized Captain
(
Denis Kostin
)
Join Date: 
2018-02-06 [15]
Inactive Date: 
2018-05-27 [16]
Leave Date: 
2018-11-01 [24]
 
UnderPressureUnderPressure UnderPressure
Kazakhstan fitch
(
Baqtiar Baqytov
)
Join Date: 
2017-11-15 [13]
Inactive Date: 
2018-02-06 [15]
Leave Date: 
2018-07-03 [19]
 
AVANGARAVANGAR AVANGAR
Russia mirVega SquadronVega Squadron
(
Nikolay Bityukov
)
Role: 
(Loan)
Join Date: 
2018-05-27 [16]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-06-27 [18]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports
Ukraine Andi
(
Andrii Prokhorov
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2017-10-04 [14]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-06-10 [17]
 
Retired
Kazakhstan fitch
(
Baqtiar Baqytov
)
Role: 
(Trial)
Join Date: 
2017-08-15 [13]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2017-11-15 [13]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports
Ukraine Zeus Captain
(
Danylo Teslenko
)
Join Date: 
2016-10-12 [9]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2017-08-09 [12]
 
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
Ukraine kane
(
Mykhailo Blahin
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2016-10-12
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2017-08-09 [12]
 
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere (Coach)
Kazakhstan HobbitTengriTengri
(
Abai Hasenov
)
Role: 
(Loan)
Join Date: 
2016-10-12 [10]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2017-08-02 [11]
 
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports
Russia spaze
(
Ivan Obrezhan
)
Join Date: 
2016-04-19 [4]
Inactive Date: 
2016-09-24 [7]
Leave Date: 
2016-10-24
 
s4ss4s s4s
Russia hooch Captain
(
Dmitriy Bogdanov
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-08 [1]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-10-02 [8]
 
s4ss4s s4s
Kazakhstan beAst
(
Aleksandr Yakovlev
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2016-01-19 [2]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-09-09 [6]
 
Retired
Russia wayLanderFlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 Tactics
(
Yan Rakhkonen
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-08 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2016-04-18 [3]
Leave Date: 
2016-06-20 [5]
 
FlipSid3 TacticsFlipSid3 Tactics FlipSid3 Tactics
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Ukraine bondik   Vlаdуslаv Nеchуроrchuk
Kazakhstan dimasick Dmitrii Matvienko SuperNova Malta 2018
Russia groove (Coach) Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Konstantin Pikiner
None
DreamHack Open Summer 2018
ZOTAC Cup Master 2018 Europe
Ukraine phise   Aleksandr Grabovskyi
Kazakhstan AdreN Däuren Qystaubaev ESEA MDL Season 28 Europe (vs. Royal Bandits)
Russia theryan   Danil Novikov
Kazakhstan AdreN Däuren Qystaubaev ESEA MDL Season 28 Europe (vs. EnVyUs Academy)
Ukraine ANGE1  HellRaisersHellRaisers Kyryll Karasyov
Russia seized Denis Kostin ECS Season 5 Europe (vs. mouz)
Russia seized   Denis Kostin
Kazakhstan fitch Baqtiar Baqytov ESEA Premier S27 - Europe
Russia kUcheR   Emil Akhundov
Russia spaze Ivan Obrezhan Adrenaline Cyber League 2016
Russia DavCost  Team SpiritTeam Spirit Vadim Vasilyev
Russia spaze Ivan Obrezhan ELEAGUE Season 1 - Last Chance Qualifier
Russia DavCost  
Team PhenomenonTeam Phenomenon
Vadim Vasilyev
Kazakhstan mou Rüstem Telepov Operation: Kinguin #2

Organization[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Russia sweety10 Aleksandr Shcherbakov Team Manager 2018-11-26 [43] 2022-04-24 [41] Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9 (Manager)
Russia F_1N Ivan Kochugov Analyst 2021-09-?? [42] 2022-04-24 [41] Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9 (Analyst)
Russia groove Konstantin Pikiner Sports Director 2018-01-18 [44] 2022-03-16 [40] Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (Coach)
Russia F_1N Ivan Kochugov Analyst 2020-10-10 [37] 2021-08-13 [39] Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (Coach)
Ukraine Kimi Andrei Kvasnevskyi Manager 2018-02-27 2018-09-04 [45] Winstrike TeamWinstrike Team Winstrike Team (Manager)
Russia groove Konstantin Pikiner CEO 2016-01-08 2018-01-18 [46] Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports (Sports Director)
Russia TsaGa Rustam Tsagolov Analyst 2016-09-09 [6] 2016-10-12 Gambit AcademyGambit Academy Gambit Academy (Coach)

Results[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 serginio (2016-01-08). "Welcome Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Gaming. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 serginio (2016-01-19). "beAst to Coach Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Gaming. Retrieved 2016-01-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 MIRAA (2016-01-08). "wayLander leaves Gambit". HLTV. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
  4. 4.0 4.1 alexkryvytskyy (2016-04-19). "spaze joins Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Gaming. Retrieved 2016-04-19.
  5. 5.0 5.1 MJ Finch (2016-06-20). "Gambit and FlipSid3 close deal on wayLander". FlipSid3 Tactics.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Gambit - Roster History". ESEA. 2016-09-09.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Professeur (2016-09-24). "kUcheR to replace spaze in Gambit". HLTV.
  8. 8.0 8.1 hooch (2016-10-02). "Good finish for my time in Gambit".
  9. 9.0 9.1 alexkryvytskyy (2016-10-12). "Zeus - new captain of Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Gaming.
  10. 10.0 10.1 alexkryvytskyy (2016-10-12). "HObbit joins Gambit".
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "HObbit officialy joins Gambit". Gambit Esports. 2017-08-02.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "Zeus is back to Natus Vincere G2A!". Natus Vincere. 2017-08-09.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 "Fitch completes Gambit CS:GO roster". Gambit Esports. 2017-08-15.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Andi to coach Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Esports. 2017-10-04.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 "seized joins Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Esports. 2018-02-06.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 breakthedeskplz (2018-05-27). "Gambit leases Nikolay "mir" Bityukov from Vega Squadron". Gambit Esports.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Andrey "Andi" Prokhorov resigns from Gambit CS:GO head coach position". Gambit Esports. 2018-06-10.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 breakthedeskplz (2018-06-29). "Gambit Esports is buying out mir's contract from Vega Squadron". Gambit Esports.
  19. 19.0 19.1 fitch (2018-07-03). "Hi all. I’m free agent now. Thanks to @GambitEsports for everything".
  20. 20.0 20.1 "B1ad3 joins Gambit CS:GO as coach on a loan from FlipSid3 Tactics". Gambit Esports. 2018-07-24.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Striker (2018-09-18). "Gambit open to Hobbit transfer". HLTV.
  22. 22.0 22.1 MIRAA (2018-10-07). "Gambit, FlipSid3 agree B1ad3 loan extension". HLTV.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "Gambit Esports announces an opening of transfer negotiations concerning Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev". Gambit Esports. 2018-10-16.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Gambit Esports (2018-11-01). "Today seized becomes free agent".
  25. 25.0 25.1 Gambit Esports (2018-11-06). "Dmitry "dimasick" Matvienko joins Gambit CS:GO".
  26. 26.0 26.1 HellRaisers (2018-11-08). "Hobbit Joins HellRaisers. Bondik is a Free Agent now".
  27. 27.0 27.1 Gambit Esports (2018-11-13). "Gambit CS:GO completes roster with 16-year-old Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov formerly of 5balls".
  28. 28.0 28.1 Gambit Esports (2018-12-01). "Today we bid farewell to one of the founding members of Gambit CS:GO as he enters free agency".
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 Gambit Esports (2018-12-31). "bondik joins Gambit CS:GO; dimasick moved to substitute position".
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Gambit Esports (2019-03-17). "Gambit Esports releases bondik and B1ad3 of Gambit CS:GO".
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 31.4 Gambit Esports (2019-05-21). "Gambit CS:GO Primary line-up is temporarily put on hold until fall of 2019".
  32. 32.0 32.1 Gambit Esports (2019-06-06). "Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov officially replaces Danil "Porya" Poryadin in Gambit Youngsters".
  33. 33.0 33.1 "Встречайте, mir!" [Welcome mir!] (in Russia Russian). Team Spirit. 2019-09-26.
  34. 34.0 34.1 dimasick (2019-10-01). "free agent".
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Gambit Esports (2019-12-02). "Today we bid farewell to mou and Dosia as they enter free agency".
  36. 36.00 36.01 36.02 36.03 36.04 36.05 36.06 36.07 36.08 36.09 36.10 Gambit Esports (2020-10-05). "Youngsters no more!".
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 Gambit Esports (2020-10-10). "@F_1Ncsgo remains with #GambitCSGO as an analyst".
  38. 38.0 38.1 Nordavind (2021-02-02). "We didn't have time to prepare a proper announcement".
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 MIRAA (2021-08-13). "Gambit reinstate F_1N as coach following end of ESIC ban". Dexerto.
  40. 40.0 40.1 Gambit Esports (2022-03-16). "Konstantin "groove" Pikiner has left the position of the sporting director of Gambit Esports".
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 41.3 41.4 41.5 41.6 41.7 41.8 "Cloud9 Returns to Counter-Strike". Cloud9. 2022-04-24.
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 ceh9 (2021-11-04). "ТРЕНЕР GAMBIT "GROOVE" - ЗАПРЕТЫ VALVE, ЧИТЕРЫ-ТРЕНЕРЫ, ШАНСЫ В PLAY-OFF" [GAMBIT COACH "GROOVE" - VALVE BANS, CHEATER-COACHES, CHANCES IN PLAY-OFFS] (in Russia Russian).
  43. Gambit Esports (2018-11-26). "Alexandr Shcherbakov has recently assumed the position of Gambit CS:GO and Fortnite Manager".
  44. [Inside Source]
  45. Kimi (2018-09-04). "Forgot to announce, that I finished my contract with @GambitEsports and now I’m free agent".
  46. [Inside Source]