Tricked Esport have signed a brand new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. The announcement comes almost two months after their previous lineup was sold to MAD Lions.
Whilst it may not have been the best-kept secret, it’s still with immense pleasure that we finally announce our new CS:GO lineup.
— TRICKED ESPORT (@TRICKED_esport) January 12, 2020
In-game leader Nicolai “torben” Amorim has been involved in the Danish CS:GO scene for many years now. He played on Fragsters for over two years before being dropped, also playing alongside Magnus “Toft” Toft before being transferred over to Tricked.
The other three members came from maquinas, an unsponsored Danish team. Among them, Oliver “kwezz” Rasmussen is notable for attending ESL Pro League Europe Season 10 with OpTic Gaming before their disbandment. Tricked also comes equipped with Philip “Lucky” Ewald at main AWPer. His recent performance has been solid, even earning him the highest rating in a recent best-of-three against Heroic.
With this new roster, Tricked is looking to break back into the higher ranks of Danish Counter-Strike. Their sports director, Morten “Phy” Jensen said in the announcement: “Our shared ambition is to make it within top 30 in the world, and we aim to do that within 12 months.”
It is certainly a possible goal especially when the organization saw similar success with their previous lineup. When Tricked debuted their previous roster early last year, they were ranked at 79, and left the organization at rank 19.
Tricked’s journey to that goal begins at Geeks Gone Wild #25. The two-day event begins on January 24th in Aalborg, Denmark.
Tricked’s complete new roster is:
Andreas “kiR” Kirstein
Nicolai “torben” Amorim
Oliver “kwezz” Rasmussen
Philip “Lucky” Ewald
Magnus “Toft” Toft
Philippe “Winspai” Mølgaard Ouabaid (Coach)