Morelz pushed to active lineup, replaces byali has just announced a change to their main lineup, two weeks before their next tournament appearance.

Morelz joins active team has just announced on their official Twitter account that morelz will be joining the active team, replacing byali who has left the team.

The current lineup includes the following players:

  • snatchie
  • NEO (Team Captain)
  • pashaBiceps
  • morelz
  • kuben (Coach)

Morelz has been active in the CS:GO professional scene since 2013, but has so far, not had a major presence in the top-tier competitions. The 24-year-old player hails from Poland and originally joined in June 2018 as a stand-in. On 2 August, he was brought on-board as a full member but was benched until now.

Morelz has played with numerous teams in the past, most recently Pride Gaming, where he remained for two years, and a brief stint with Morelz saw great success with Pride Gaming, relative to the level that they play at. While he was part of that team, Pride Gaming won multiple low- and mid-tier local tournaments in Poland. Morelz first played under the banner during the Intel Extreme Masters XIII in Shanghai, where VP ended up in the 3rd – 4th brackets, being eliminated by TYLOO.

The news comes in the wake of the FACEIT Major Qualifier tournament, where had arguably the worst performance of all attending teams. Not only did they lose all three games that they played, but they also have the worst round won to round loss ratio at 24 – 48, a 24 round difference.

It looks like is looking to change things around in the current roster to be better prepared for the Blast PRO Series: Istanbul to which they have been invited, alongside five other professional teams. The Istanbul tournament will take place on 28-29 September and will feature a prize pool of $250,000. Of that pile of money, $125,000 will go to the first place winner, while the runner-up will receive $50,000. Third and fourth place will win $25,000 and $15,000, respectively. Fifth and sixth place teams will not win anything.