Virtus.pro

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CEO Sergey Glamazda
Region CIS
Founded 1 November 2003; 18 years ago
Founder Anton Cherepennikov
Location ['Russia', 'CIS']
Divisions ['Dota 2', 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive', 'Rainbow Six Siege', 'PUBG', 'PUBG Mobile']

Virtus.pro

History

Virtus. pro is a Russian esports organization. They were founded in 2003 and have teams in various games, such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends, and more. They are one of the most well-known and successful esports organizations, especially in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

The team has been through many changes over the years. Their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team has seen many different players come and go. Despite this, they have always remained one of the top teams in the world.

Their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team won the first-ever Major tournament, which was hosted by ESL in Cologne, Germany in August of 2014. This was a huge accomplishment and put them on the map as one of the best teams in the world.

Since then, they have won numerous other tournaments and have solidified their place as one of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world.

Organization

Game Divisions and Players

Game Team Members ID Team Members Role

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
buster Timur Tulepov  
Qikert Aleksei Golubev  
Jame  Dzhami Ali In-Game Leader
YEKINDAR Mareks Gaļinskis  
FL1T Evgeniy Lebedev  
dastan Dastan Aqbaev (Coach)

Dota 2
gpk  Danil Skutin Captain
DM Dmitry Dorokhin  
yamich Daniyal Lazebnyy  
Xakoda Egor Lipartiia  

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
BatulinS Aleksandr Betulin  
Lu Kirill Lukyanov  
Perfect1ks Dmytrii Dubenyuk  
spyrro Yaroslav Kuvichko  

PUBG Mobile
OldBoy Dmytro Bui  
TULIKA Andriy Tulika  
Evostation Andrey Galkin  
Korka Luka Andreev  

Rainbow Six
FMX Yaroslav Kurzin  
m1loN Andrey Mironov  
p4sh4 Pavel Kosenko  
Rask Alan Ali  
SmashByAsh Kirill Belozerov  

FreeFire
VaJniy Kheibar Imanov  
Skyrix Amir Kanatov  
Twister Aleksei Mukhin  
Svitogor Ruslan Mamatsuev  
Drake Akim Dreykov  
Kronos Mikhail Kamnev (Coach)

Former Members

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Awards and Achievements

Virtus.pro is a Russian esports organization. They have teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, Apex Legends, Fortnite, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Rainbow Six Siege, and Valorant.

The organization was founded in 2003. They have been successful in a number of tournaments and leagues.

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, they have won the ELEAGUE Major Boston 2018, ESL One: Cologne 2014, ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1, and StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3.

In Dota 2, they have won The International 2017, ESL One Frankfurt 2015, ESL One New York 2014, and StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 2.

In Apex Legends, they won the Twitch Rivals Apex Legends Challenge – Europe.

In Fortnite, they won the Twitch Rivals Fortnite Showdown – Solo.

In PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, they won the StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 1.

In Rainbow Six Siege, they won the US Nationals 2018 and the Six Invitational 2017.

In Valorant, they won the First Strike: Europe.

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2021-02-28 2nd S-Tier Online Intel Extreme Masters XV - World Championship   1 : 3 $180,000
2020-12-06 1st S-Tier Online Flashpoint Season 2   2 : 1 $500,000
2017-02-19 1st S-Tier Offline DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017   2 : 1 $200,000
2017-01-29 2nd S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017   1 : 2 $150,000
2017-01-15 3rd S-Tier Offline World Electronic Sports Games 2016   2 : 0 $200,000
2016-09-18 1st S-Tier Offline DreamHack Open Bucharest 2016   2 : 0 $50,000
2016-07-30 1st S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE Season 1   2 : 0 $400,000
2015-09-12 1st S-Tier Offline ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational   3 : 2 $100,000
2015-04-19 1st S-Tier Offline ESEA Season 18: Global Invite Division   2 : 1 $70,000
2014-03-16 1st S-Tier Offline ESL Major Series One Katowice 2014   2 : 0 $100,000

 

Controversies

The CIS Esports Team: Virtus. pro has been involved in several controversies over the years. One of the most high-profile controversies occurred in 2016 when the team was accused of match-fixing by an esports journalist. The journalist claimed that the team had fixed a match against another team, and provided evidence to support his claim. The team denied the allegations, but the controversy resulted in the team being banned from competing in several tournaments.

Another controversy involving Virtus. pro occurred in 2017 when one of the team's players was caught cheating during a match. The player was subsequently banned from competing in all future Valve-sponsored tournaments.

Finally, in 2018, the team was once again embroiled in a match-fixing scandal. This time, the allegations were made by another team, who claimed that Virtus. pro had fixed a match to ensure their victory. The team denied the allegations, but the controversy resulted in the team being banned from competing in several tournaments.