Team Spirit Academy roster had won CCT West Europe 2023 title with young prodigy Danil "donk" Kryshkovets posting 1.32 HLTV ranking score.
On their way to the top, Spirit defeated BIG, iNation, and Falcons. In the grand final against GamerLegion, the squad came back from a tough 3:16 loss on Nuke and won the last two maps 16:13.
Donk and Spirit's sniper, Artem "ArtFr0st" Kharitonov, got into the top 5 highest-rated players of the event. The latter finished the tournament with a score of 1.33.
CCT West Europe Series 1 was held from February 5 to 23 online. 24 teams fought for a $50,000 prize pool. Spirit's academy roster had won $22,000.