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MiBR Sees a Mass Exodus as FalleN, fer, TACO, and dead Leave CS:GO Roster

Published 09/14/2020, 4:10 AM EDT

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The last few weeks have been quite controversial for the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitive. Things started going south when ESL imposed a ban on coaches from Legion, MiBR, and Heroic. This caused quite an uproar in the CS:GO community considering more such cheating scandals came to light following this ban. Now, Brazilian CS:GO team MiBR are in a tight spot as FalleN, fer, TACO, and coach “dead”, are no longer part of the organization.

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Gabriel “⁠FalleN⁠” Toledo made his decision to leave the team following MiBR’s decision to drop Fernando “⁠fer⁠” Alvarenga, Epitacio “⁠TACO⁠” de Melo, and coach Ricardo “⁠dead⁠” Sinigaglia. He expressed his disagreement with MiBR’s decision and wrote, “I’m not satisfied with the recent decision. Last weeks have been tough and challenging and that is why I’m asking to leave the active roster while I think on my next steps. This time will be necessary to find my essence and return the peace I need to decide my path, while I accomplish my contractual obligations.”

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Fer and TACO also issued their own statements.

FalleN leaving MiBR CS:GO roster is the end of an era

FalleN was a part of the SK/Luminosity roster that transitioned into MiBR and became an instant hit among the fans. His departure from the organization definitely means the end of an era.


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FallenN was the one who led MiBR when Immortals Gaming Club took over the SK Gaming roster. Since then, MiBR has enjoyed its fair share of victories. Even though he doesn’t agree with the organization’s decision, he has immense respect for them. He wrote, “I leave here my immense thanks to the MIBR for having believed in our team, for the opportunities and investments made. To the teammates and other players who played with us, my respect and thanks for the days of learning we had together. And, with great pride, I also thank the Brazilian fans who built this story with us. It is the love of the fans that inspires me and makes me believe that the best is yet to come.”


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This isn’t the end of the road for the Counter-Strike veteran and he mentioned, “The only thing I’m sure is this isn’t where the game ends for me.”

All the players will definitely be on the lookout for opportunities elsewhere. It will also now be an uphill task for MiBR considering they will have to build their active roster from the ground up. “kNvG” and “trk” are the only two remaining members and it’ll be interesting to see who their new teammates are.

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Written by:

Akshay Patel


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Akshay Patel is the Group Head of the eSports division at EssentiallySports. After having obtained his BBA degree, Akshay has been in the field of social media and content creation since 2018. He grew up playing Counter-Strike and has been hooked on gaming ever since.
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