Winstrike players accused the organization of breaching contract terms
Ex-pro player in CS 1.6 and CS:GO, and currently Winstrike coach Dmitry "hooch" Bogdanov published a post on Twitter in which he revealed that the players of the team decided to break up with the organization and have terminated their contracts. The Russian club systematically violates the terms of agreements with team members according to him
My team (El1an, Lack1, Nickelback, Krad, Forester) and I hereby officially announce that today we have unilaterally terminated our contracts with Winstrike due to constant breaches of contractual obligations by the organization.
Starting today, we declare ourselves free agents and will be playing our next matches as ex-Winstrike.
We are making no public comment on this topic at the moment since we would like to handle the situation professionally and cannot and do not want to make the details public.
Not any of Winstrike's representatives have yet made any official regarding this situation and the official social media of the project remains silent. Insider Alexei "OverDrive" Biryukov told about the financial problems of Winstrike at the start of the year. The players have not been paid for several months and the club had major debts he revealed.
On January 16, Vladislav "Krad" Kravchenko and Igor "Forester" Bezotechny decided to give a shot with the team but had an option to join forZe instead. ex-Winstrike are ranked 22nd in the rating of HLTV.org at the moment. The team placed 9-12 in the first season of the Snow Sweet Snow series tournament in February, and in early March, the second season of the competition ended with the Russian team finishing their tournament run in 3rd-4th place.
Former Winstrike lineup:
- Alexei "El1an" Gusev
- Victor "Lack1" Boldyrev
- Alexey "NickelBack" Trofimov
- Igor "Forester" Bezotetsky
- Vladislav "Krad" Kravchenko
- Dmitry "hooch" Bogdanov (Coach)