Evil Geniuses rifler Tarik “tarik” Celik not too long ago acquired lots of flak from the CS:GO neighborhood following a failed lurk in opposition to ex-Winstrike, which was essential to the result of the sport because it resulted in EG shedding the map and getting eradicated from Snow Candy Snow #3. A day after the incident on eight April 2021, tarik responded to all of the haters by thanking them for “kicking a person whereas he’s down,” and admitted that he’s conscious of the truth that he misplaced the sport for EG. Crew Liquid rifler Jonathan “EliGE” Jablonowski backed him up and blamed the CS:GO neighborhood for pressuring gamers by continually commenting “Go witch to Valorant”.
Tarik responds to haters
Dealing with off in opposition to ex-Winstrike within the semifinals of Snow Candy Snow #3, EG have been down ‘1-0’ after shedding ‘16-6’ on Nuke which was their very own map choose. EG fought arduous on Overpass and had an higher hand with the rating being ‘14-12’ of their favour. Within the 27th spherical, EG might have simply secured a map level on the again of an unimaginable lurk play by tarik, however he ended up whiffing his pictures which price them the spherical and sadly the map as nicely.
The ultimate rating on Overpass learn ‘16-14’, leading to EG shedding the collection ‘2-0’ and getting eradicated from the event. This specific clip went immediately viral throughout the CS:GO neighborhood and what adopted was intense criticism in opposition to the North American rifler.
That is what tarik referred to in his tweet in opposition to the haters, reminding everybody that “You aren’t excellent both, shit occurs”. A number of skilled gamers and personalities responded to this, backing him up and giving him a push in the best path.
EliGE talks about haters spamming “go swap to Valorant”
Nonetheless, EliGE took a step ahead and highlighted a specific remark from one of many customers to elucidate why the CS:GO neighborhood was so poisonous. He mentioned that although each esports neighborhood faces such an issue, Counter-Strike goes a step ahead as a result of,
“Everybody assaults anybody that’s performing unhealthy or does a nasty play after which goes ‘go swap to Valorant’. Then (when) gamers do swap (to Valorant) or a corporation utterly drops CS (roster), who’s laughing then?”
This remark comes amid a state of affairs the place lots of CS:GO gamers are leaping ship to Valorant, or are caught in a state of affairs the place they’re nonetheless deciding on what to do subsequent. This pattern is especially seen within the North American scene, and what EliGE identified is likely to be one of many the explanation why gamers really feel pressured to go away CS:GO and swap to Valorant.