sk0R steps down from D13 Esports; worldpeace to stand in

by Juandi

The once-promising Mongolian star has requested to step down from D13 Esports

Tengis “sk0R” Batjargal has parted ways with D13 Esports, the Mongolian organization announced via Facebook, bringing an end to his 17-month stint. According to D13 Esports, the departure of sk0R was requested by himself. The future of the 19-year-old has yet to be announced, whether he will continue in the Mongolian scene or pursue other opportunities in other esports titles.

In the meantime, D13 will use Enkhmanlai “worldpeace” Batbayar until a replacement is found. The Munkhtamir “tamir” Ganbaatar-led team are one player short as they are about to face European teams in the group stage of ESEA Season 37 Main Europe, with their closest matches to take place in June 7. The squad is slated to field a complete lineup in the forthcoming Funspark ULTI 2021 Asia Season 2, which kicks off in early July and pits Asia’s best teams against one another.

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sk0R ends his proper professional team’s journey on a high note. sk0R’s accomplishments with D13 include a 5-8th finish at Perfect World Asia League Summer 2020, a runner-up finishes at the ~US$48,000 WDNMD Asia Invitational 2020, and first-place finishes at the MESA League Season 1 and Huya DarkHorse League Season 8 & 9.

Despite his late arrival to the professional scene, sk0R had an outstanding performance, being dominated as the #19 best Asian player of 2020 by Elfishguy and co. The 19-year-old has also averaged a 1.22 rating across HLTV-recorded matches over the last three months, including PWL CS:GO Season 1, Huya DarkHorse League Season 9, and Hyperion OEL CS:GO Launch.

While a team switch is a distinct possibility, there is still no word on Tengis’ future.

sk0R’s departure leaves D13 Esports’ with the following quartet in the active lineup:

  • 🇲🇳 Enkhmanlai “worldpeace” Batbayar (coach)

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