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Ex-Space Soldiers Calyx Announces Free Agency

George Geddes  | 
Calyx announced his own free agency from Ex-Space Soldiers. (Photo courtesy of PGL)

Calyx announced his own free agency from Ex-Space Soldiers. (Photo courtesy of PGL)

The ESL Pro League Turkish side Ex-Space Soldiers have released Buğra “Calyx” Arkınfrom their starting lineup. Ex-Space Soldiers are currently competing in Season 9 of the ESL Pro League European division but failed to win a match, finishing 0-3 in Group A.

The team lost to OpTic Gaming, North and Mousesports, underlining their dismal performance since the loss of star-rifler Ismailcan “XANTARES” Dörtkardeş to BIG Clan. The team seems to be on a decline, and Calyx’ performance has contributed to this poor showing.

Due to the new ESL Pro League relegation format, Ex-Space Soldiers will play in the pre-relegation phase with Ninjas in Pyjamas and Windigo, with the fourth team to be determined after the conclusion of Group D.

In the statement, Calyx stated that he will still be practicing with his team, presumably until they find a replacement player.  He had played with the Space Soldiers core since 2017, when he joined XANTARES and Ex-Space Soldiers teammate Ahmet “paz” Karahoca.

George Geddes
George Geddes
George is a freelance esports journalist that has a particular interest in FPS esports. He is currently majoring in philosophy in order to enhance his analytical and writing ability.