Following their departure from the Thai organization, ex-Beyond Esports have announced their intention to stick together as they are currently looking for a new brand to represent.
Beyond Esports on Monday (11/01/21) announced that they have suspended their CS:GO division as well as their entire esports operations. Following the disbandment, the Thai organization has announced that they will be transforming into esports media, marketing & PR consulting. The unexpected announcement comes just one day after the team finished 3rd-4th place in the eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Southeast Asia Playoffs.
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The squad’s history can be traced back to their ALPHA Red times. During the 2019 season, they dominated the Thai scene by winning various domestic tournaments such as FPSThailand CS:GO Pro League Season 6, and eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019 Thailand. Their presence at the highest level of Asian Counter-Strike have been displayed with their 2nd and 3rd placements during the OMEN Challenger Series 2019 and ESL Pro League Season 10 Asia, respectively.
One month following ALPHA Red’s announcement of releasing their Counter-Strike division at the beginning of 2020, Beyond Esports announced that they would pick up the former ALPHA Red lineup, and replace foxz with qqGOD a month later. The team’s results have been consistent by reaching every Tier 1 playoffs in Asia such as DreamHack Masters Spring 2020, PAL Summer 2020, and ESL Pro League Season 12 Asia.
Despite not lifting any international trophies during their 10-month journey under the Beyond Esports banner, the stk-led squad have gone on to enjoy success regionally. They have been dominating the Thai scene with their victory at 1XeSport CS:GO Challenge 2020 and 188Esports Thailand Championship 2020, beating several prominent Thailand-based teams such as NG Esports and Lucid Dream.
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In a statement given to CSGO2ASIA.com, Phoomphat “qqGOD” Phojjanart expressed his desire of ex-Beyond to stick together as a team.
“We are willing to play full time, and five of us will be sticking together, including our coach. We are open to discuss any possibilities from the local and international organization offers. For more information, anyone interested can contact us through the email: [email protected]“– Phoomphat “qqGOD” Phojjanart
Currently ranked 2nd in Thailand, ex-Beyond Esports will return to action in one week’s time for the ESEA Season 36 Open APAC, which is scheduled from January 18 until April 18.
The following ex-Beyond Esports members are now looking for a new team:
- 🇹🇭 Maitri “MAIROLLS” Sukrob
- 🇹🇭 Krit “Kntz” Chaiprasit
- 🇹🇭 Peeratch “Olivia” Ingkudanonda
- 🇹🇭 Anupong “stk” Mueangngam
- 🇹🇭 Phoomphat “qqGOD” Phojjanart
- 🇹🇭 Sanya ”SANFET” Phanjam (coach)
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