SANJI retires from competitive play

Uzbek esports athlete Sanjar "SANJI" Kuliev announced his retirement from professional play via his Twitter.

SANJI told about the expiration of his contract with and thanked everyone for their support. However, he made no announcements about what he intends to do further down the line.

Kuliyev's professional career started back in 2018, when he signed with Syman. A year later, the player moved to AVANGAR, where he became most famous thanks to reaching the final of StarLadder Major Berlin 2019 and winning BLAST Pro Series Moscow 2019.

At the end of 2019, AVANGAR sold its roster to, which SANJI represented until autumn 2021. He was removed from the starting five ahead of PGL Major Stockholm 2021, when Evgenii "FL1T" Lebedev took his place.

It is worth noting that at the end of last year SANJI was on trial in Cloud9, as reported by insider Alexei "OverDrive" Birukov. Shortly after, the Uzbek announced about an interesting upcoming stage in his life, where he did not want to associate himself with esports alone.