Monte Loses Key Figure in Its Success

Monte Loses Key Figure in Its Success

28. February 2024 by Never

The departure of Viktor “sdy” Oruzdzhev, the in-game leader of Monte, has sent shockwaves through the organization. As the Ukrainian player exits the team, both player and club have come to a mutual agreement, paving the way for sdy to explore new opportunities in the upcoming Counter-Strike 2 market movements following the conclusion of the first Major in Copenhagen.

Sdy’s Impact on Monte

Since joining Monte in January 2023, sdy has played a pivotal role in elevating the Ukrainian team to prominence, solidifying their position among the top 20 teams globally. Under his leadership

Monte garnered respect within the Counter-Strike community, participating in a total of 353 matches in the past year, the highest among all teams worldwide. Notable achievements include qualifying for the Major in Paris, the final event of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and clinching victory at the ESL Challenger in Jönköping, Sweden, where sdy earned the MVP award.

Disappointing Conclusion

However, sdy’s tenure at Monte concludes on a sour note following his absence during the Regional Major Ranking (RMR) due to illness. Upon his return, Monte suffered a defeat against Astralis, ultimately missing out on participation in the Major in Copenhagen. Given the team’s successful journey with sdy as the in-game leader, his departure has come as a surprise to fans.


Sdy’s Quest for Redemption

Monte has confirmed sdy’s departure as a free agent, allowing interested clubs to directly negotiate with the player. Sdy, in turn, expressed his eagerness to redeem himself in a tier-one team, citing his peak performance and ongoing discussions with potential suitors. His desire to return to the top tier is fueled not only by his recent form but also by his previous stint as a temporary substitute at Natus Vincere.

 Monte’s Departure: Viktor “sdy” Oruzdzhev Leaves as In-Game Leader

As sdy bids farewell to Monte, the organization faces the challenge of filling the void left by their departing in-game leader. Meanwhile, sdy remains determined to secure a spot in a tier-one team, driven by his passion for the game and desire to make a significant impact at the highest level of competition.