CS:GO News: Team Vitality – A New French Squad Is In Town
Vitality, a well-known esports organization revealed plans of moving into the CS:GO domain. The move in now finalized and an all-French lineup is reborn.
The team consists of three members from the legendary team of EnvyUS that dominated the 2015 era. This includes Dan “apEX”Madesclaire, Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt signing from G2 and Vincent “Happy” Schopenhauer.
The remaining two come in the form of Cédric “RpK” Guipouy and Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut. RpK has been a free agent while ZywOo was previously a part of Waterboys.
Mathieu is one of the up and coming stars in the French scene with many predicting him to be among the top players for the season. The new lineup is already set to play the knockout stage of GG.BET Shuffle IEM Chicago Qualifier after defeating 3DMAX and Spirit in the process.
We are not perfect, not everything will be perfect. But we won't give up, we won't doubt, we are ready to handle our responsibilities. Together, everything is possible #VforVictory
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— Team Vitality (@Team_Vitality) October 8, 2018
This would be Vitality’s first presence in the CS:GO scene with the team’s major prominence in League of Legends. The organization is currently representing a South Korean squad in the current LoL World Championship 2018.
With this move, Vitality takes a major step in representing and boosting a French squad something the region has been struggling to do for some time.
Vitality’s roster is as follows:
• Nathan “NBK-” Schmitt
• Dan “apEX” Madesclaire
• Vincent “Happy” Schopenhauer
• Cédric “RpK” Guipouy
• Mathieu “ZywOo” Herbaut
• Philippe “faculty” Rodier (coach)