Team Liquid Valorant sign ex-CSGO pro Jamppi to replace ec1s - Dexerto
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Team Liquid Valorant sign Jamppi to replace ec1s

Published: 25/Feb/2021 18:02

by Alan Bernal

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Team Liquid have signed former CSGO pro Elias ‘Jamppi’ Olkkonen while Valorant in-game leader Adam ‘ec1s’ Eccles has been benched from the active roster.


  • Jamppi is a former CSGO rising talent before Valve’s permaban.
  • Team Liquid to replace ec1s for Jamppi.
  • TL has one more chance to qualify for VCT Masters 1.

Liquid Jamppi announced

After his long and publicized battle with Valve to reverse an apparent VAC ban his account accrued when he was 14-years-old, Jamppi is now switching to Valorant.

Team Liquid are hoping to reverse their fortunes in the EU Valorant Champions Tour, after missing a top 4 spot in Challengers 1 and failing to get out of the open qualifiers in Challengers 2.

What’s next for Team Liquid?

Jamppi will join a team led by former CSGO superstar Adil ‘ScreaM’ Benrlitom with plenty of firepower in the wings via Dom ‘soulcas’ Sulcas and Travis ‘L1NK’ Mendoza.

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Team Liquid and Jamppi are expected to play in Challengers 3 open qualifiers on March 2 to start their last bid for qualifying to the first VCT Masters event later that month.

Team Liquid Valorant roster

Player Former Team Position
Adil ‘ScreaM’ Benrlitom Team Liquid Duelist/IGL
Dom ‘soulcas’ Sulcas Team Liquid Initiator
Travis ‘L1NK’ Mendoza Team Liquid Sentinel/Controller
James ‘Kryptix’ Affleck Team Liquid Sentinel
Elias ‘Jamppi’ Olkkonen Free Agent Duelist