TSM Drops CS:GO Team, is Immediately Picked up by Misfits
After weeks of conflict between the players and owners of Team SoloMid, the team has released their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players from their contracts.
During the Player’s Rights controversy, TSM owner Andy “Reginald” Dinh fired newly acquired player Sean “
“Given the current situation, it was clear that the correct decision for us was to find a new home where the four players could continue their careers along with Sean,” TSM’s statement reads. “As such, we spent the last few weeks searching for the best option possible for the players, and eventually selected the option that the players themselves most desired.”
“It is extremely unfortunate that our experience in
“Nonetheless, there are no grudges held over the result and we wish them all the best of luck in their continuing careers.”
The remaining players, Russel ‘Twistzz’ David Van Dulken, Shahzeb ‘ShahZaM’ Khan, Skyler ‘Relyks’ Weaver, and Hunter ‘SicK’ Mims have since been signed to Misfits and reunited with
"I want to thank Ben and the entire Misfits organization for trusting in me and providing the five of us with a new home," quotes
“Our contracts with Misfits set new standards for players' protection and rights in areas like personal sponsorships, unreasonable benching procedures, and of course how our league participation is decided.
“Ben and the Misfits organization deserve a ton of credit for being collaborative and forward-thinking, and I hope everyone will join me in thanking them for that."
TSM has also allowed the players to take their rightfully earned EPL placement with them to their new team. If the name Misfits sounds familiar, it’s probably because they were in the news recently after being bought by Miami Heat.