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CR4ZY CEO calls out G2 Esports for attempted player “poaching”

Published: 6/Sep/2019 21:25 Updated: 6/Sep/2019 22:14

by Scott Robertson

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Antonio Meic, CEO of CR4ZY, took to Twitter to call out G2 Esports and founder Carlos ‘ocelote’ Rodriguez on alleged poaching of players while in Berlin.

The StarLadder CSGO Major in Berlin isn’t finished yet, but the roster moves that will take place after are sure to be interesting. Teams such as Virtus.Pro, FaZe Clan, Natus Vincere, and Fnatic are rumored to be making big changes. 100 Thieves is returning to CS:GO. MiBR has already made moves.

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But it’s important to go through the proper channels when approaching new players, and according to the CEO of CR4ZY, who made a surprising New Legends stage appearance in Berlin, someone’s not abiding by the rules:

Meic claims that G2 esports and ocelote have gone behind the CR4ZY owners backs regarding one of their players, and later in the replies appears to claim that it happened 30 minutes after he left the G2 office.

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Meic is obviously upset, but as Scott “SirScoots” Smith of the CS Professional Players’ Association tells him, it’s typical for interested teams to go to players first, and SirScoots even says that it’s preferable that way.

SirScoots and others in the replies weighed in that what’s allegedly happening to CR4ZY is just part of the CS:GO environment. In professional sports, and even other esports like the LCS and the LEC, there are anti-poaching regulations and rules that prevent this sort of thing. But those don’t exist in CS:GO.

G2 themselves were accused of tampering in the LEC, and Riot had to address them because their league has those anti-tampering rules in place.

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Even if CR4ZY players were interested in G2 Esports, they’re not able to just cut and run and leave CR4ZY behind. If they signed contracts, they have to reach out to their owners about a buyout or a release or a trade.

StarLadderG2 Esports after their elimination at StarLadder

Mousesports player Robin ‘ropz’ Kool apparently doesn’t buy what Miec is claiming either, saying “everything you’ve tweeted so far is just off brother.”

So far there has been no response from ocelote or G2 Esports.

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Miec was in the news earlier when he claimed ESL’s new league would be Valve supported and feature franchised teams. ESL Pro Tour was announced that day, but not with Valve support or franchises.

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How GeT_RiGHT became CSGO’s first God

Published: 9/Oct/2020 1:58 Updated: 9/Oct/2020 2:02

by Alan Bernal

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive legend Christopher ‘GeT_RiGhT’ Alesund became the first god of the game by dazzling a generation of players, propelling the game’s meta by years, and leaving a historic mark not to be outdone anytime soon.

Since 2010, before CS:GO ever hit the market, GeT_RiGhT was already terrorizing teams in 1.6 with fellow Swede Patrik ‘f0rest’ Lindberg. Since their early 20s, the duo would rampage through events during their stints at Fnatic and SK Gaming.

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If his career would have stopped in the 1.6 servers, his name would have still carried weight through the esports annals -but then, Global Offensive came out in 2012, where he would ascend to even greater heights of notoriety.

From the start, GeT_RiGhT would prove to be an instrumental force to reshape the Counter-Strike meta, specializing in dangerous lurks that would tilt opponents or catch them off guard.

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It was risky, but so was his modus operandi. When early CS:GO pros would perfect their taps for long-range kills, he would hold Mouse1 to mow down entire teams with pinpoint recoil mastery.

He would soon be known for his multi-kills from a distance, without the need for consecutive fires, instead electing for choice bullet accuracy to push his team forward.

The #1 player in the world in 2013 and 2014, GeT_RiGhT, and the rest of the reformed Ninjas in Pyjamas that included Adam ‘Friberg,’ Robin ‘Fifflaren’ Johansson, Forest, and Richard ‘Xizt’ Landström would create an astounding 87-0 map win run.

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GeT_RiGhT would go on to have an illustrious career filled with trophies, titles, and glory, becoming the first god of CS:GO along the way.