BIG have turn into a greater CS:GO workforce after Fatih “gob b” Dayik left VALORANT to return to Counter-Strike in Might as their new head coach, changing Niclas “enkay J” Krumhorn.
The previous in-game chief, recognized for his massive tactic depth throughout his participant days, guided BIG to strong ends in June—a semifinal run at IEM Dallas, third place in Pinnacle Cup Championship, and most notably first place in Roobet Cup. It’s a blessing to have gob b round, in line with BIG’s youngest participant Karim “Krimbo” Moussa, who was introduced in from BIG academy’s workforce in March.
“He’s actually centered on the gamers’ particular person abilities, efficiency, and imaginative and prescient of the sport,” Krimbo stated at a press convention previous to the beginning of IEM Cologne. “I believe precisely the identical method gob b is pondering and feeling the sport, so it’s simple for me to belief him fully blind. He’s doing each job I did prior to now. I can give attention to my set. Clearly, we’re speaking rather a lot about sport plan and techniques typically. So he can add on prime of me as effectively. I had no coach who’d criticized me for a very long time, nobody to have a deep speak with, so to say.”
BIG’s gameplay has revolved round executes and teamplay for years, principally due to gob b’s view on how CS:GO ought to be performed. After he retired in August 2019, the in-game management duties have been handed to Johannes “tabseN” Wodarz, who performed alongside gob B for years, and he stored the tactical construction from the previous days.
Since then, BIG have had some nice outcomes and received titles, however they by no means actually threatened to turn into the perfect workforce on this planet apart from a brief interval in the course of the on-line period of Counter-Strike in 2020 attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. Krimbo stated that the workforce didn’t have a coach like gob B for a “very long time” and praised him for all of the steerage since his arrival.
“Gob b is extra like a father determine for me,” Krimbo stated. “He’s a legend. I watched him taking part in after I was a child. After I was 13 or 14, I noticed him taking part in on the very best stage of CS. He offers the workforce a lot confidence and has an answer for each drawback any participant has. He’s an actual blessing for everybody right here, particularly for me as a younger participant. He can share all the things he’s been by his profession and his expertise.”
BIG will strive their finest to copy the latest outcomes at IEM Cologne, the place they’ll play in entrance of their followers in the event that they make the playoffs. The Germans are already off to an excellent begin, having defeated ORDER within the opening spherical of the play-in stage earlier at this time. Now, they’re one best-of-three victory away from advancing to the primary stage.