Information from reliable sources say VALORANT team, M3C, is set to be disbanded.
But before this could be confirmed, the Russian players in the team, Yaroslav “Jady” Nikolaev, Timofey “Chronicle” Khromov, and Igor “Redgar” Vlasov, alongside l coach Denis “Gray” Danilyuk, left the team.
M3C used to compete under the Gambit banner until Riot Games sanctioned Russian organizations following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February.
There has been an earlier report from Dot Esports that M3C were set to disband because the players want to seek individual offers for 2023.
This is following the departure of Ayaz “nAts” Akhmetshin in August, while Bogdan “Sheydos” Naumov left the team earlier on Monday.
In a bid to secure a spot in the league together, the players were hoping that specific teams were selected for VALORANT’s partnership program. Unfortunately, they were unable to secure a deal.
Chronicle, via a post on Twitter, appreciated his teammates as they now look for individual offers.
“As you understand, Gambit/M3C story is over, so I can only say thanks to my teammates for these unreal 2 years together. Now I’m looking for individual offers,” he tweeted.
M3C were the best VALORANT team in the CIS region
Having also been one of the best in Europe, there problem began when Gambit was hit with sanctions.
The trio of NAts, Nikita “d3ffo” Sudakov, Chronicle, Redgar, and Sheydos had helped the VALORANT team win VCT Masters Three Berlin in 2021. They were also part of the team that finished as runners-up to Acend at VALORANT Champions 2021 while playing under the Gambit name.
What lies ahead for the former M3C players remains unclear for now.
Acxor5ti some sources, the players have been given offers from North American teams.
Due to import restrictions imposed on Russian players, it’s unlikely that they’ll move to another continent. As things stand, each player will likely seek individual offers to join the EMEA partnership league instead.
It could also be a sad ending to the best VALORANT team from the CIS region, as they are likely to disband.
Players are left with no option but to explore individual offers for next year’s partnership league.
Written by Oladipupo Mojeed