North American Counter-Strike Team Liquid have made a lateral transfer, trading Kenneth “koosta” Suen over to to Counter-Logic Gaming for Joshua “jdm64” Marzano.
jdm64 will be playing with TL as the ECS finals in London, as well as the upcoming major at ESL One Cologne. jdm64 has remained one of the original members of CLG that signed in April of 2015, and has played with teammates Tarik “tarik” Celik, Steve “reltuC” Cutler, and James “hazed” Cobb for the majority of the past two years.
Liquid will also be playing with Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev again, arguably the best AWPer in the world. S1mple stepped down from TL after he championed the team’s miracle run to the top four of the MLG Columbus Major.
The lineup for these events will be:
After the major, TL has stipulated that they will not be retaining s1mple, and will instead by opting for a different fifth for the rest of the summer. Although it has not been confirmed, ESPN reported this morning that Danish legend Jacob “Pimp” Winneche from SK Gaming will be the final player to round out Liquid’s roster. Pimp has been involved with over 15 professional teams in his career but he is known best for his successes on Dignitas and Copenhagen Wolves.
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