Riot squad released their roster
Riot Squad has announced the end of cooperation with the players of its CS:GO team. The reason behind this decision was the change in the format of ESL Pro League, which resulted in the U.S. club was unable to qualify for the next season of the championship.
Statement regarding our recent CSGO release:
We’ve maintained an organizational goal of making it to Pro League this season, however between the changes within ESL and our inability to qualify through MDL finals, we’ve decided to take a break and regroup on the sidelines. We’ll be looking to make an entry back onto the scene after we feel more comfortable with the future structure and direction of the game.
We'd like to thank @jonji_cs @crashies @ptr_tvcsgo and @mitchcsgo for three amazing seasons in the MDL.
We fell short of our goal, but are immensely proud of the growth and progress the players have made. In parting ways, we’d like to wish them nothing but the best in their future endeavors.
In June 2019, Riot Squad signed the composition of North American players who played under the tag Bad News Bears. The team's greatest achievements were 2nd place at ESEA S32 Global Challenge and second place in the regular season ESEA MDL S32, which guaranteed its participation in the qualifying tournament for ESL Pro League S11. Captain Pujan "FNS" Mehta left the team on January 24th and Michael "Grim" Vince took his place.
It is known that the five players will continue to play together under the Bad News Bears tag. The team will play the upcoming matches as part of the closed round of North American qualification for FLASHPOINT S1, which will take place from February 14 to 17.
The current squad of Bad News Bears:
Peter "ptr" Gurney
Mitch "mitch" Semago
Austin "crashies" Roberts
Jonathan "Jonji" Carey
Michael "Grim" Vince