Our Rainbow Six Siege player Artyom “Shockwave” Simakov is leaving the club.

Artyom “Shockwave” Simakov: “I don’t have the same motivation to play as I used to, so at this point I’ve decided to take a break. I want to rest and think my future through. I’d like to express my gratitude towards Virtus.pro and the guys from the team for the time we spent together, we had a lot of fun. We’ll see each other soon.”

Sergey Glamazda, CEO of Virtus.pro: “Artyom is one of the most experienced and decorated R6 players in CIS. His experience and skill set have played a crucial part in our ascending as one of the top EU teams. For now, he decided to take a break and figure out the best way to develop his career, and we respect his choice.”

As a member of Virtus.pro Artyom “Shockwave” Simakov has won European Open Clash and Russian Major League Season 4, he also added to his belt 2nd place in Russian Major League Season 5 and 3rd in Six Major August and November.

The information about the fifth member of our Rainbow Six Siege roster will be announced soon.


Virtus.pro current R6 roster:

Artyom “wTg” Morozov

Alan “Rask” Ali

Pavel “p4sh4” Kosenko

Andrey “m1loN” Mironov

Andrey “Andreezy” Bavian (analyst)

By George Miller

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.