Winstrike have acquired former HellRaisers and Gambit player, Vladyslav “bondik” Nechyporchuk, the organisation has announced on their Twitter
Bondik will be replacing Jan “wayLander” Rahkonen,who has been removed from the active lineup, following a very short period of 5 months with the team.
bondik was a free agent after being released by Gambit earlier in the month coach Andrey “B1ad3” Gorodenskiy. In his 3 months with Gambit, bondik attended the SuperNova CS:GO Malta and the CIS Minor.
In a statement on the Winstrike website, bondik said,” “I am glad to be a part of Winstrike.I believe it has good players and, if we work hard, we will be able to go far. Now we are trying to get used to each other. Soon we will try to bring joy to our fans. Thanks for your support.”
During his short stint with Winstrike, wayLander averaged a 0.86 rating on LAN. He was essential in helping the team to qualify for IEM Katowice via the Minor Play-In. At the Major, Winstrike went out in the New Challengers Stage after losing to NRG, ENCE and Cloud9 with a 2-3 record.
Bondik will step onto the server with Winstrike on Tuesday, in the the opening round of the GG.BET Sydney Invitational.
The complete Winstrike roster is:
- Kirill “Boombl4” Mikhailov
- Georgi “WorldEdit” Yaskin
- David “n0rb3r7” Danielyan
- Vladyslav “bondik” Nechyporchuk
- Aurimas “Kvik” Kvakšys