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Bubzkji’s rise to Astralis CSGO supersub

Published: 29/Sep/2020 10:45

by Matt Porter

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Lucas ‘Bubzkji’ Andersen CS:GO career hasn’t always been smooth, but after proving himself for teams like Fragsters and MAD Lions, the young Dane has signed on with Astralis, and may just be the future of Danish Counter-Strike.

With some of the most decorated CS:GO players of all time in their line-up, Bubzkji made headlines when he joined a crowded Astralis squad, where he would constantly need to prove himself against some of the esport’s biggest names if he wanted to secure his place.

Plenty were impressed with his performances with his previous team MAD Lions, and were confident that Bubzkji could not only become a starter at Astralis, but keep the berth permanently.

Versatile, bold in the face of the world’s best, and capable of improvising when necessary, Bubzkji has every tool necessary to become the future of Danish CS:GO, and clearly Astralis see it too, offering him a two-year contract in June 2020 to secure his services for the long-term.

This is the story of his rise through the CSGO ranks, and why he is arguably the most overqualified substitute in the game.

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GODSENT leak their own CS:GO roster with TACO on job listing

Published: 17/Jan/2021 14:44 Updated: 17/Jan/2021 14:56

by Connor Bennett

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Swedish esports organization GODSENT have confirmed their new Counter-Strike roster, featuring Epitácio ‘TACO’ de Melo – with a job listing for someone to edit their reveal video. 

Roster and player announcements have become big business in esports, especially at the highest level.  A lot of time and effort goes into getting everything right – sometimes even weeks before the actual announcements are made.

Organizations will, at times, drop hints about what moves they’re making, especially if an insider – or even a player – manages to accidentally reveal things ahead of time.

However, this time, it wasn’t an insider or new player who dropped the ball on an announcement, but rather the organization themselves.

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TACO had been rumored to be leading the new GODDSENT team.

The Swedish organization, which has typically had European Counter-Strike rosters, uploaded the files for their roster announcement to a job listing. They were asking for someone to edit the videos, removing the green screen behind their new players.

Front and center of the video is former SK Gaming and MiBR star TACO, who had been rumored to be leading the new GODSENT project. He’s flanked by former teammate João ‘felps’ Vasconcellos, Bruno ‘latto’ Rebelatto, Eduardo ‘dumau’ Wolkmer, and Bruno ‘b4rtiN’ Câmara.

Twitter user NoOne_CSGO spotted the video totally revealing the whole roster on January 16, which went under the radar before RushBMedia’s Ryan Friend boosted it.

After the hilarious ‘leak’ made the rounds on Twitter, the listing was removed from the Upwork website, and the videos were taken down.

However, GODSENT and Taco decided to have a little fun with things. “FAKE NEWS,” they tweeted, while Taco claimed “it’s not me,” in the videos.

Before it was removed, the listing asked for the work to be completed by 6PM on Monday, January 18, pointing at an announcement coming soon.

Seeing as they’ve now taken it down, and quite a decent number of CS:GO fans have seen the videos, GODSENT might move that forward and announce their new line-up sooner.

It’s either a spectacular blunder that will be talked about while the lineup is together, or a superb piece of hype-building.