Evil Geniuses CEO – Nicole LaPointe Jameson has come ahead to state that “EG will not be leaving CS:GO,” laying all of the rumours concerning the North American group eager to exit the esports title to relaxation. For fairly a while, rumours had been doing the rounds that EG is trying to pull out of aggressive Counter-Strike as soon as once more, following the departure of Ethan “Ethan” Arnold who retired from CS:GO to pursue a profession in Valorant with 100 Thieves. These speculations turned a critical concern for a lot of group members, particularly the followers. So, Nicole needed to step in to as soon as once more make clear EG’s stance by stating that, “For like possibly the fifth time… EG will not be leaving CSGO, we are literally investing extra in our gamers and the scene”.
Evil Geniuses to proceed competing in CS:GO
Evil Geniuses had returned to competing in Counter-Strike in Sep 2019, seven years after shutting down its operations in 2012. Again then EG used to compete in CS 1.6 however shut down a number of months earlier than making the transition to CS:GO, till they acquired the entire CS:GO roster of NRG Esports.
Now, slightly greater than 1.5 years down the road rumours began to pop up that the North American group was as soon as once more able to pack all of it up. The group alleges that it was Australian CS:GO expertise Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill who first mentioned one thing about EG probably leaving the title, this was adopted by esports journalists Richard Lewis and Thorin additionally speaking concerning the group’s departure of their podcast – By The Numbers.
These speculations have been including gasoline to the fireplace and lots of in the neighborhood began believing that one other massive NA esports org was prepared to go away CS:GO. However that isn’t the case, as EG’s CEO got here ahead and straight-up mentioned that EG has no plans of leaving CS:GO, as a substitute they’re truly investing much more of their gamers.
EG to open a coaching facility in Europe
Nicole revealed that EG is at the moment planning on establishing a distant coaching centre in Europe, a facility that may assist their CS:GO gamers and higher assist them with regards to competing within the area. The truth that EG lately signed the 17-year-old former Complexity rifler Owen “oBo” Schlatter to their lineup, goes on to point out that they need to enhance and proceed competing.
Particulars concerning the coaching facility haven’t been revealed to this point and in response to the knowledge obtainable, it appears that evidently the preparations are nonetheless underway. Evil Geniuses might be seen in motion together with their new roster on the at the moment ongoing ESL Professional League Season 13, the place they’ve been positioned in ‘Group-D’. Their first match is scheduled to happen on 25 March in opposition to Astralis.