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Newcastle, 18th April 2023 – Viperio, the North East of England’s leading esports club, announce today that Marco “MMS” Salomone, a key figure on our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team, is stepping down from the team after a mutual decision.

Over the past few seasons, Marco “MMS” Salomone has been an integral part of Viperio’s CS:GO team, contributing to their success in various high-profile tournaments. He has been an asset to the team, demonstrating his exceptional skills and professionalism throughout his tenure.

Marco “MMS” Salomone has been a valuable member of Viperio’s CS:GO team over the last 6 months. He played a pivotal role in our debut season of the ESL Premiership, where the team finished 2nd only to Team Endpoint in the final, as well as numerous Champion of Champions Tour events. MMS‘ highlight tournament with the team was our recent run in the BLAST Major EU RMR in Copenhagen, Viperio’s debut at a tier one Counter-Strike event.

“We would like to thank Marco “MMS” Salomone for his contributions to our CS:GO team during his time with us,” said Chris Sword, Founder & Managing Director of Viperio. “His hard work, dedication, and exceptional skills have been an inspiration to his teammates and to our organisation. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”

Marco “MMS” Salomone expressed his gratitude towards Viperio and his teammates, stating “I am grateful for the opportunity to have played with Viperio and for the friendships that have developed throughout my time here. I am proud of what we achieved together, and I wish the team all the best in their future endeavours.”

Viperio is committed to continuing their tradition of excellence and will be announcing a replacement for Marco “MMS” Salomone in due course.

Make sure to follow @viperioesports on Twitter for the latest updates regarding our roster.

Christopher Sword

Founder & Managing Director at Viperio.