Method revealed that Nikita ‘waterfaLLZ’ Matveyev is parting ways with their roster effective immediately and Igor ‘dERZKIY’ Radosavlevich will be joining the team on trial.
Following an unsuccessful run with their North American roster, Method decided to venture into the CIS region and picked up the Russian lineup before they attended the StarLadder CIS Regional Minor Championship. The team failed to qualify for the MLG Columbus 2016 Main Qualifier and ended up in the 3-4th position.
The problems continued when Dmitriy “facecrack” Alekseyev andIvan “spaze” Obrezhan, arguably their best players, couldn’t attain visas to enter Lithuania where the $100,000 Game Show Global eSports Cup 2016 Finals were held. The team had to field two Estonian stand-ins who were Kristjan “FejtZ” Allsaar and Hendrik “cheti” Vallimägi as they went out in the group stage.
The all Russian squad of Method will now have a player from Belarus. Igor “dERZKIY” Radosavlevich averages a 0.98 rating throughout his career and has attended four notable LAN tournaments. He was a member of Binary Dragons with whom he attended the StarLadder CIS Regional Minor Championship.
With this change, the roster of Method looks as follows:
Ivan “spaze” Obrezhan
Savelii “jmqa” Bragin
Dmitriy “facecrack” Alekseyev
Alexey “ub1que” Polivanov
Igor “dERZKIY” Radosavlevich
Method’s Past games have been pretty much let downs for the team in general with several losses looming large for the team.
Method will make their debut in GO:CL Season 3 which features 16 teams and offers $20,000 in cash prizes.