Team VeryGames closes by the end of 2013: Where will the team go?
One of the biggest organisations to support CS:Source and CS:GO competitive play is closing its doors before the end of the year. As Team VeryGames heads to Dreamhack Winter for the largest CS:GO tournament to date, they are not just looking to showcase their skills: They're looking for new sponsorship to achive their goals in 2014.
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Team VeryGames: Not enough financial support for 2014A lack of financial support is thought to be the reason for the French organisation's withdrawl from eSports. The costs for the successful and ambitious team are said to have "trippled", giving service provider, VeryGames, no choice but to shut their eSports team down.
Team VeryGames: 5 years full of titlesThe past few years have seen eSports Team, VeryGames, consistently challenge the top spots. Then came the transition from CS:Source to CS:GO, which left Team VeryGames in second place behind Ninjas in Pyjamas. That is until they claimed the RaidCall EMS One Summer 2013 Season title. Having now beaten NiP once again in the Fall 2013 Final, the French organisation is on par with NiP.
Team VeryGames was on top form between 2010 and 2012, when they took multiple titles on both a national and international level in CS:Source. They were consistently one of favorites to win big titles in the French ESL Pro Series, ESL Major Series and later the RaidCall EMS One.
Is a big signing ahead of NBK and his mates?
The EvilGeniuses tweet embedded above has lead many to speculate that the organisation will be picking up the French team. Others are suspect Alliance will make a play for the pro-gamers. Only time will tell. Below we take a look at what they have achieved so far and why the best organisations in the world should consider picking up this team.
The international top placements on ESL
1st at ESL Major Series - Season 3 (2008/2009)
1st at ESL Major Series - Season 6 (2010)
2nd at ESL Major Series - Season 7 (2010)
1st at ESL Major Series - Season 8 (2011)
1st at ESL Major Series - Season 9 (2011)
1st at ESL Major Series - Season 10 (2012)
3rd/4th at RaidCall EMS One - Spring Season (2013)
1st at RaidCall EMS One - Summer Season (2013)
1st at RaidCall EMS One - Fall Season (2013)
We at the ESL wish them the best of luck picking the right organisation and all the best for the upcoming 2014 tournaments!
Soodi, Thursday, 21/11/13 13:54
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