100 Thieves release kNg

Vito "kNgV-" Giuseppe has been released from 100 Thieves for using "offensive and inappropriate language" on twitter, the organization said in a statement Thursday.

kNgV- leaves 100 Thieves without having played a single official match for the team, who missed ELEAGUE Major Boston over "immigration issues" after spending nearly one month bootcamping in Poland. This move comes in response to an incident on Sunday Jan. 21, where kNgV- responded to a tweet from Duncan "Thorin" Shields with a homophobic remark. The North American organisation added that, before signing the team, it had underlined to all the players "the importance of maintaining a high standard of behaviour, both publicly and privately."

Picking up the core of the former IMT roster, 100 Thieves wee granted a spot at ELEAGUE's Boston Major but was unable to attend due to visa issues. 100 Thieves currently have: Brazil Henrique "HEN1" Teles Brazil Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles Brazil Lincoln "fnx" Lau Brazil Bruno "bit" Lima