Bulgarian outfit Outlaws won the ESL Southeast European Championship Season 4 at the weekend to cap an impressive two months for the CSGO team.
Lachezar Lazarov, Manager of the Outlaws CS:GO roster commented: “‘It is a great honor to be part of this amazing CS:GO team and it is a pleasure to bare the fruits of the effort and time I have invested in those young talents. The thrill of witnessing this victory is simply beyond words.”
This is an impressive win for a team in its relative infancy. The organisation was formed by UltraPlay in September this year, with the betting solutions provider creating an esports academy in addition to forming rosters in CSGO and Overwatch. Further ties with the betting industry has also seen Outlaws sponsored by Vitalbet, which also sponsors the Balkan CSGO League which Outlaws competes in.
Team captain Teodor ‘Spellan))’ Nikolov added: “‘We are extremely happy to be the new SEC Season 4 champions! Everyone of us worked very hard to get to this level and we promise we are going to continue in that spirit until we reach the world’s top.”
“I am very satisfied with winning the ‘MVP’ award. However the credit belongs not only to me but also to the whole team. We are very grateful for the opportunity that was given to us by UltraPlay and the people who brought this event to life!”, added Tsvetelin ‘CeRq’ Dimitrov.
Esports Insider says: Outlaws have been performing strongly in the Balkan Pro League, and this ESL victory confirms that they are very much a team to keep a close eye on in CSGO.