- The organization confirmed the release of three players
- Bonkar, Yacine, and draken are parting ways with Guild Esports, following a disappointing season
- Draken might be returning to CS;GO
Yacine, bonkar, and draken part ways with Guild Esports’ VALORANT team, following a month of inactivity.
Three Players Are Leaving at Once
Guild Esports recently announced that it is releasing three platers of its VALORANT roster, namely bonkar, Yacine, and draken. The team had a rough season, failing to succeed in the VALORANT Champions Tour. The squad reached the quarterfinals in the finals of eMEA stage three, where they could not qualify for the Masters Two final in Berlin. Guild Esports announced their players’ departure in a tweet.
Guild Esports tried their luck in the Last Chance Qualifier. The organization was not too far from their goal, however, they lost 1-3 to team Liquid, who managed to take one of the last places in the upcoming match.
With such a dissatisfactory result it seemed that team composition changes were due, and Guild Esports has been known to not be afraid of changing up rosters, recently unveiling their first all-female VALORANT team. Before the release, all three players were inactive since late October.
What Will the Future Hold for These Players?
It is always tough for a player to leave an organization they’ve been a part of. However, sometimes players simply want to follow their passion. It seems this is the case for draken, as he recently tweeted that passion comes first and profit comes later.
It is possible the pro will be returning to CS;GO. If he does that, he will be following in the footsteps of other players like nitr0. Last week, reports surfaced that nitr0 wants to go back to CS;GO. They come in the wake of rumors that Team Liquid is assembling a new roster for the Valve shooter. With draken’s departure from Guild Esports, and his potential returning to the CS;GO sphere, there is a non-trivial possibility that he might join his former adversaries in Team Liquid.
Guild Esports has two players remaining in their VALORANT roster – Leo and Sayf. It is still unknown if they will be included in the Guild’s plans for 2022, or if they too will be parting ways with the organization.