According to a tweet from kNg, he has left Immortals team. Immortals decided to part ways with this controversial players after he was elected to play in a major professional match even though he was under an internal suspension. This former Immortals player hadn’t competed with the team for over a seven days following his return to Brazil in order to renew his P1 visa. This was confirmed by the Immortals CEO Noah Whinston sho stated on the evening of 19th of September that the player was suspended from playing any professional games with the team in the match where the team faces Counter Logic Gaming for the major EPICENTER 2017 qualifier.
DreamHack Montreal 2017 Controversy
When it comes to the team’s coach, Rafael zakk Fernandes was the designated stand and he played in that first series game, but Vito kNg Guiseppe replaced him for the final series of the competition series. This latest news also follows that huge DreamHack Montreal 2017 controversy regarding the Grand Finals where team Immortals faced Danish team North. Immortals were handed a default loss since three of their leading players including Henrique HEN1 Teles, his twin brother Lucas LUCAS1 Teles and now former Immortals player, Vito kNg Giuseppe didn’t show on time at the start of their first map. Danish team North was able to defeat the team Immortals by 16-9 to finally close out the best-of-three series and take home the Grand Finals winner title.
Right after this controversy regarding major DreamHack Montreal competition erupted, kNg sharted on his Twitter account some death threats addresses toward Counter Logic Gaming leading player Pujan FNS Metha after his team CLG alleged that Immortals have partied too hard the night before the major event, the Grand Finals which eventually cost them the title. Immortals CEO, Noah Whinston shared on his Twitter account an apology to all Immortals Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fans. He also added that the organization will address the issue internally as their actions should have proper consequences. He also thanked the DreamHack Montreal competition organization for enforcing and following the rules of fair play.
kNg Playing a Match Despite Being Under an Internal Suspension
Hours after playing a match which he wasn’t allowed to play due to his suspension, kNg tweeted departure from Immortals. This increasingly tumultuous relationship between the player and Immortals has come to an end finally. kNG announced on his Twitter account that he is no longer a member of Immortals team. He was playing a match even though being under an internal suspension. CEO of Immortals, Noah Whinston didn’t give him his permission to compete in the qualifier for major EPICENTER, which led him to depart from Immortals entirely.
He wasn’t playing with the team in the previous week since he returned to his homeland, Brazil in order to renew his P1 visa. However, he decided on his own to compete in online matches including EPICENTER qualifier which took place on Tuesday. After Immortals coach Rafael zakk Fernandes played the first map on the event, kNg just showed up for the final two maps which lead Immortals to win the match by 2-1. kNg is a very talented player who helped his former team to reach a high second place at the PGL Krakow Major which took place in July. It seems like the troubles started just after the event and resulted in kNg leaving Immortals.