CIS Rejects have announced their new roster to include Roman “Ramzes” Kushnarev, Artur “Goblak” Kostenko and Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin as the newest additions to the team after trying out various members.
According to the official announcement, Roman “Ramzes” Kushnarev, Artur “Goblak”Kostenko and Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin have become members of the squad. This roster composition will continue to compete in all of the upcoming tournaments, including D2CL Season 6, Game Show Global eSports Cup, Star Ladder i-League and Hitbox Dota 2 EU Championships 4.
Approximately two weeks ago, Ivan “VANSKOR” Skorokhod and Artem “ARTES” Gorobey parted ways with CIS Rejects. Both players had been with the team since it registered for the Frankfurt Major, prior to the roster lock deadline, in September.
After The International 5, Team Empire bid farewell to Andrey “ALWAYSWANNAFLY” Bondarenko. Ivan “Gorec” Kartankov was parted ways with HellRaisers and Ivan “VANSKOR” Skorokhod left 4CL. They all joined the CIS Rejects squad.
The team took first place in the Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 1 CIS Qualifier, at the Igromir Gaming Exhibition, and first place in the NVIDIA Dota 2 CIS Cup Series Grand Final #1.
The squad also won The Summit 4 Open Qualifiers but were knocked out of the main qualifiers in the first round, by Alliance.
CIS Rejects were invited to the Frankfurt Major European qualifiers, but ended their run tied with Na`Vi for the last place in their group, losing to both Ninjas in Pyjamas and No Logic Gaming.
Most recently, they placed fourth in the WCA 2015 European Open Qualifiers.CIS Rejects roster:
- Roman “Ramzes” Kushnarev
- Bogdan “Iceberg” Vasilenko
- Andrey “ALWAYSWANNAFLY” Bondarenko
- Artur “Goblak” Kostenko
- Vasily “AfterLife” Shishkin