The Swdish Giants from Ninjas in Pyjamas have revamped their Counter-Strike:Global Offensive roster with the addition of yet another Dane.
The new face is compLexity Gaming player, Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen.
The player will replace Linus 'LNZ' Holtang whom for the past five months was a stand-in in the main roster over from the Young Ninjas. The young talent, LNZ will with this decision move back to his team while es3tag will complete the main roster.
The announcement was made by both organization via official posts, the North American side, coL.Gaming posted on twitter:
"The ultimate professional. Thank you
for your brief time with us.
We wish you the best of luck in your future!
On the other side, the Swedish based orgnization had this to say in the voice of the main coach, Bjorn 'THREAT' Pers:
"Patrick is a fantastic fit for the roster in its current iteration. He's great at making the right read and taking initiative to exploit it — making one of our biggest strengths even bigger.
On top of that, he brings that stability and versatility that's going to be key to taking us to the next level.", and as it stand for big organization on transfers, even the player, es3tag was asked to say something:
" I'm absolutely thrilled to be back at the absolute forefront of competitive CS:GO — to play with world-class proven individuals, with whom I can create a legacy.
With backing from an organization like NIP I'm confident that everything surrounding the squad is primed so we can reach the pinnacle of CS:GO.
And yes I speak Swedish.
Now with this move, the rosters of the two organization look as follows:
For Ninjas in Pyjamas now are:
The main roster:
- Fredrik 'REZ' Sterner
- Hampus 'hampus' Pose
- Nicolas 'Plopski' Gonzalez Zamora
- Nicolai 'dev1ce' Reedtz
- Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
- Tim 'nawwk' Jonasson (innactive)
- Bjorn 'THREAT' Pers (coach)
And Young Ninjas:
- Erik 'ztr' Gustafsson
- Love 'phzy' Smidebrant
- Kalle 'Ro1f' Johansson
- Anton 'Sapec' Palmgren
- Linus 'LNZ' Holtang
- Oliver 'debo' Hallel (trial)
- Tim 'Mann3n' Isak (innactive)
- Fredrik 'slap' Junbrant (coach)
As for the North American side, the compLexity Gaming CS:GO roster is with the departure of the stand-in Marcelo 'coldzera' David left with just the coach and an innactive player:
While compLexity Gaming now have:
- Justin 'jks' Savage (innactive)
- Luis 'peacemaker' Tadeu (coach)