Hellraisers is an esports association which was created by former Astana Dragons players in March 2014 just before the ESL Major Series One: Katowice 2014. The company supports units in CS:GO, Dota 2 and Hearthstone.
After leaving Astana Dragons the squad was left without a sponsor for about three months which made it difficult for the squad to participate in LAN events because there were no funds. After EMS One was held in Katowice, the team revealed that they would be attending the future tournaments under a new company, Hellraisers.
The unit, Hellraisers have participated in quite a number of CS:GO tournaments like the DreamHack Tours 2016, EPICENTER 2016, European Minor Championship – Atlanta 2017, Copenhagen games and many more. Hellraisers CS:GO recently qualified for the ELEAGUE Major 2017 which is held in January. Their most recent EU qualifier match HR lost against Mousesports so as to take part in DreamHack Masters Las Vegas.
Kiril “ANGE1” Karasiow is a Ukrainian rifler and the in-game leader for his present Hellraisers team. As captain of his CS:GO squad means he thinks of every action needed to be taken and new game strategies so as to lead their unit to victory. He started competing professionally with Counter-strike 1.6 since 2005 with units like DTS Gaming, PiNG, forZe and many more.
Bence “DeadFox” Böröcz is a Hungarian CS:GO sniper that forms part of Hellraisers roster. At a very young age Bence and his brother used to play computer games, his grandmother would also join in playing Tekken 3. Deadfox has a love for animals, he has a german shepherd, a guinea-pig and a cat. Having played counterstrike for the past eight years, he will continue to play CS to be a better player and achieve success.
Patrik “Zero” Žúdel is a talented Slovak pro currently playing CS:GO for Hellraisers. Patrik used to play Counter-Strike Source for the fun of it and competed professionally in CS 1.6. Zero likes to watch anime especially his favourite Food Wars.
Martin ‘STYKO’ Styk is a Slovak CS:GO player competing for Hellraisers as a rifler. The young promising gamer, STYKO started out as a Counter-Strike 1.6 competitor. His CS dream team would include Fallen, coldzera, s1mple, Niko and Shox.
Vlаdуslаv “bondik” Nеchуроrchuk is a Ukrainian Counter-Strike cyber athlete currently plays the rifler position for Hellraisers. He started competitive gaming in 2009 playing Counterstrike 1.6. Before joining HR he was with other CS:GO teams like KerchNET, Hashtag, dAT Team and FlipSid3 Tactics. Out of all the CS maps Bondik likes to play Cobblestone.