BIG will replace
Per one source in the report, smooya benched himself earlier in January. He had spent around eight months on the team's active roster, signing in April. BIG has yet to confirm the self-benching, but has confirmed smooya has reached out to several unnamed North American and European CS:GO teams about his upcoming availability.
Sources: BIG to replace smooya on the active rosterhttps://t.co/1z3M3Rb2sH— DeKay (@dekay) January 31, 2019
Nex is expected to fill in for smooya at the IEM Katowice Major, where he's currently listed as the team's coach.
When BIG acquired İsmailcan "XANTARES" Dörtkarde in December
BIG has yet to comment on the situation.
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