XANTARES extended his contract with BIG for 2 years

BIG rifler İsmailcan "XANTARES" Dörtkardeş extended the existing contract with the organization. The new agreement is signed till the end of 2021.

The 25-year-old Turk joined the German team in December 2018, with the main achievements of the team only this year. Over the past nine months, BIG has won seven tournaments, including three DreamHack event victories and a cs_summit 6 champion title. Thanks to these results, the team climbed to first place in the HLTV.org rankings for the first time in its history and stayed there from July 6 to August 24.

In terms of individual play, XANTARES is one of the BIG leaders. Its average rating in 2020 was 1.16, the highest among all teammates.

Statement Ismailcan “XANTARES” Dörtkardeş
First of all, I want to thank all of you very much for providing full support to me and my team this last year.  Together with the #BIGFamily, who I joined back in 2018, we achieved great success in 2020. I am delighted to announce our decision on extending my contract. Have no doubt that – together with all your support – my team and I are going to do the best we can to continue with all our success in 2021. Take care of yourselves.