The Russian esports organization Gambit Esports announced the resignation of groove from the post of sports director and coach of the CS:GO team. Probably, such changes are connected with the future sale of the composition of another organization.
Konstantin Pikiner left the post of sports director of Gambit Esports. In the last year and a half, he has devoted a lot of time to coaching and will focus his efforts on it in the near future. The club has assembled an experienced team of sports management, which will allow us to continue our activities in a stable format.
groove joined Gambit Esports in January 2013 as a manager. A few years later, the Russian specialist became the sports director of the club. In 2020, groove led the CS:GO team, having to replace F_1N. Under his leadership, Gambit Esports managed to become one of the strongest teams on the world stage, winning Intel Extreme Masters XV - World Championship, Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Summer and BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2021, as well as reaching the semi-finals of PGL Major Stockholm 2021.
Recall that on the eve there were rumors about the likely sale of the composition of Gambit Esports. It is likely that groove's decision to leave the organization is a confirmation of early information, since the specialist, being part of Gambit Esports, probably fell under the sanctions of tournament operators and could not easily join another team.
The Gambit Esports roster is currently as follows: