OverDrive: decision to kick n0rb3r7 from Outsiders was made at the IEM Rio Major 2022
Insider Alexey "OverDrive" Birukov shared additional details about the replacement of David "n0rb3r7" Danielyan with Aleksandr "KaiR0N-" Anashkin on the Outsiders roster. He tweeted that the decision to remove the player from the starting five was made during IEM Rio Major 2022.
Norbert "kick" decision was made at the Major. However if Kairon won't shine, Norbert comes back to the lineup!— OverDrive (@ABOverDrive) January 8, 2023
Outsiders won IEM Rio Major 2022. In the grand final of the prestigious event, Dzhami "Jame" Ali's squad defeated Heroic and secured the first Major title in their history.
The information about the replacement of n0rb3r7 with KaiR0N- appeared three weeks before the start of IEM Katowice 2023, which will be the first tournament for Outsiders in the new competitive season and will take place in Poland from January 31 to February 12.