Over 2012, Moscow 5 became one of the most feared League of Legend teams holding gold medals at IEM Kiev and IEM World Championship and backing it up with first place at The Siege, second at DreamHack Summer and top four at both S2WC and IPL 5.
After the arrest of Moscow 5's team founder Dmitry Smelyi, who was in Amsterdam in July at the request of the US authorities. The arrest put team sponsors MSI and BENQ as the sole source of income, which were ultimately not enough to support the roster. Following that the funding has now been halted and the entire roster of M5 disbanded.
Ex-Moscow 5 lineup:
Team manager Konstatin "Groove" Pikiner confirmed that the team will attend IEM Katowice and also refuted the rumours that M5 will sign with Na'Vi.
Source: Moscow 5