Gambit Esports

Gambit Esports is a top eSports team from Russia. The team owned by the Russian telecommunication firm MTS was initially known as Gambit Gaming. Gambit was founded in January 2013 following the acquisition of Moscow Five's old League of Legends team. Apex Legends, Dota 2, and Valorant are among the games where Gambit has the best eSports teams competing. It had a team in the League of Legends game which competed throughout the European League of Legends Championship Series. The team also participated in the League of Legends Continental League previously.

Diamondprox, Darien, Alex Ich, Edward, and Genja were the initial players in Gambit's League of Legends team. This famous squad won the IEM Global Challenge Katowice less than a week after its founding. Gambit Esports was the first team outside of the Asian continent to defeat two of South Korea's best teams on their path to the championship.

Gambit Esports

Gambit Esports Players

The team finished third in March 2020 at the IEM World Championship, which was held in Germany, losing only one match. Gambit ended up in the top three twice in the LCS Euroleague, which was hosted in Cologne, Germany. The team's debut year came to an end with a win at IEM Cologne. Over the years, Gambit has developed to become among the most popular eSports teams in the world.

The Dota 2 team fields a star-studded roster in various competitions. This international squad was assembled at the end of 2021 and is currently competing in the second division of DPC EEU. The players are Aleksey Sviridov, alias Smiling CARRY (Belarus), and Maksym' Mellojul' Pnov (Ukraine).

The rest of the members in Dota 2 are all Russians, including Vasilii Shishkin, alias AfterLife. The others are Oleg ‘sayuw’ Kalenbet and Nikita Balaganin alias pantomem. The team's head coach is Timur' Ahilles' Kulmukhambetov. Aleksandr 'StrangeR' Solomonov is the General Manager, while Ivan Karpov alias ivan_4sv is the Manager.

Gambit also fields a roster in Apex Legends, which comprises three players and a manager, Alexander 'Sweetypotz' Scherbakov. The other players are Leonid Grishin, alias Leogri3x6, ARTur' Artyco' Tishchenko, and Konstantin Kozlov alias Hardecki. All the players are Russian except for Artyco, who is Ukrainian.

The Valorant roster comprises seven Russian members. The players include Vladimir 'Kayos' Ivanovic, the team's Manager. Igor Vlasov, alias Redgar, Ayaz' nAts' Akhmetshin, and Nikita' d3ffo' Sudakov are also Valorant players for Gambit Esports. Bogdan' Sheydos' Naumov and head coach Andrey Sholokhov, alias Engh, complete the roster.

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Gambit Esports' strongest games

Gambit Esports' strongest games

Currently, the team has rosters in three games. They have put much focus on these three, making them grow stronger.

Dota 2

Gambit formed a Dota 2 section in May 2017. The Dota 2 line-up won runners-up medals in Katowice and Hamburg at the ESL One World Championships. Gambit Esports finished third, thus winning a bronze medal in Singapore at ONE eSports. The team almost qualified for the major competition of the year, The International in Shanghai. This was after they were runners-up at minors in Kyiv and Bucharest. During the DPC 2018-19 season Major in Moscow, the team made it among the best eight teams.

Apex Legends

Gambit Esports began the Apex Legends branch in August 2019. The team had a fantastic run in this discipline in their very first LAN match, reaching the final of a tournament in Krakow. By 2020, Gambit Esports was among the best three European teams in the continent. For 18 weeks, Gambit's Apex team was the top-ranked European team.

Valorant

In September 2020, Gambit started the Valorant division. The team won two events at the CIS competition and took home a bronze medal. The Valorant group was the first CIS squad to win VCT Masters at the end of March 2021. Gambit Esports won VCT EMEA Challengers in August. Similarly, in September, the team took first place at VCT Masters in Berlin. The team finished second at the inaugural Valorant Champions in December.

Gambit Esports' strongest games
Gambit Esports' awards and results

Gambit Esports' awards and results

Valorant

The team has won over $450,000 from various competitions. 2021 was a very successful year for the team when they won $150,000 and $225,000 in Valorant Champions 2021 and VCT 2021: Stage 3 Masters Berlin, respectively. Gambit Esports won VCT 2021: EMEA Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs and VCT 2021: CIS Stage 3 Challengers 1.

Gambit Esports won four editions of VCT 2021 tournaments at the start of the year. These were CIS Stage 1 Challengers 2, CIS Stage 1 Masters, and CIS Stage 2 Challengers 2, respectively.

Apex Legends

Ahead of the first World Championship in this discipline, the Gambit Apex Legends line-up was released in August of 2019. Gambit's team routinely competes in international tournament finals and is the first and only European team to win three ALGS European qualifications. The team has won over $160,000 from various competitions. This year, the team finished third in ALGS: 2022 Split 1 Playoffs – EMEA, where they received a prize of $25,000.

They, however, had mixed results in 2021. They started by winning the ALGS Winter Circuit #4 – Europe and ended the year winning the ALGS: 2021 Split 1 Pro League – EMEA. In the last tournament, they won $30,000. However, in between the year, they finished eighth in ALGS Championship 2021 -EMEA, winning $15,025 after winning GLL Masters Spring -Show Match. They also finished second and third in GLL Master Spring -Europe and ALGS Winter Circuit Playoffs -EMEA, respectively. In 2020, the team won ALGS Online #3 -Europe and ALGS Summer circuit #1 -EMEA.

Dota 2

The team is the most successful Gambit outfit. The Dota 2 team has won over $700,000 from various competitions. This international squad was assembled at the end of 2021 and is currently competing in the second division of DPC EEU. Gambit hasn't yet qualified for The International, the main event in the most popular MOBA in CIS, but the team is aiming at it.

Despite having fewer overall tournament first finishes, the team has had commercial success in the same tournaments. They won $54,000 and $42,000 in StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Season 3 and WePlay! Bukovel! Minor 2020 respectively. Earlier on, they won a total of $470,000 through various tournaments. The most were from The Bucharest Minor and StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Season 1, where they won $70,000 each after finishing second.

Gambit Esports' awards and results
Where and how to bet on Gambit Esports?

Where and how to bet on Gambit Esports?

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When players bet on any of Gambit's eSports teams to win, they stand a chance of earning money. However, some teams are superior to others and may be a safer option. Gambit has a powerful Dota 2 squad. In March 2021, Gambit Apex also took first place in the European rankings.

Gambit Valorant, not to be outdone, was the first team from the CIS eSports League to win the VCT Masters. Ilya "Toose" Chernyshov, a Gambit Fortnite player, was also part of the winning duo at the DreamHack Open Fortnite Duo competition.

What is the best strategy to bet on Gambit Esports?

Players have a variety of betting options to choose from, all of which are free to test out. But users need to be prepared to put in the time to investigate and develop their grasp of specific betting techniques. A strategy will undoubtedly benefit players' eSports betting in the long run.

Pre-match betting is one of the best ways to bet on every Gambit Esports team. Bettors will be able to put bets on specific markets before an eSports match begins. In addition to the standard match winner markets, some bookmakers will also allow players to wager on other game-specific events.

Where and how to bet on Gambit Esports?