The CPL & SK Gaming - 20 Years of eSports. SK Gaming have announced the formation of a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster. Also there is a straight line with loyalty and doing what is good for yourself, so that’s difficult to measure and know where it crosses or not. I think we’re going to handle this but I’m not authorised to say anything about the resolution of this matter. Getting back into this game is a new beginning and as an organization we are up to the task. SK is particularly known for their success in Counter-Strike (CS) tournaments. [22] On 21 December, it was announced that SK Gaming would be closing its Counter-Strike female team, as well as its short-lived Counter-Strike: Source team, in order to retain a more conservative roster for 2011. [28] On 12 March, SK Gaming announced the additions of the up and rising StarCraft II Dane Johannes Sabroe "Joe" Witt,[29] as well as a Bloodline Champions squad. 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So I’m trying to not get too much involved with emotional things in the business part of things anymore. We understand having a past in this game like we do isn’t easy. [48], SK Gaming is a Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH), with the owners being Alexander Müller-Rodic, Andreas Thorstensson and Ralf Reichert, the former who still operates full-time as the managing director of the company. SK currently has players and teams competing in League of Legends and Hearthstone. According to the Brazilian in-game leader, while the team’s emotions offer them strength in their work, he admits it causes them problems in business. "Without SK CS:GO is really struggling" You clearly haven't bothered to research the growth figures of CS:GO over the past year or so, since valve started backing it. But you should always be careful against the top teams in the world, even in our group. Save 15% off CS:GO with SK Gaming! I try to take every good aspect of any problem that we have, so I think I’m growing. Early on, Schroet Kommando became one of the first clans to feature an all-female team; the most notable of which was Annemarie "XS" Warnkross, who is a notable current television host on German TV. Can you explain why you felt the need to stay with LG? That’s how we got here so far, so we should not change what’s working. Our first match [at ECS] against NiP, they’re a super great team and the other group have Astralis, those teams are always dangerous. No matter what happened in the past, we closed the CS chapter some time ago. But the very first event after the Major we lost in the group stage, which is the first time we ever did that. [41] In a surprising move, SK Gaming announced that the Counter-Strike team would be removing the player with the shortest tenure, Marcus "Delpan" Larsson, in favor of their first permanent Danish member and former mTw ace, Martin Alexander "trace" Bang Heldt at the end of January. [9] 2009 marked the conclusion of managing director and partial owner Andreas Thorstensson's tenure, as he stepped down from SK Gaming to further pursue his web development career, giving full executive authority to Alexander T. Müller-Rodic, thereby making SK Gaming a singular German organization. We understand having a past in this game like we do isn’t easy. [43] On 27 July 2012, it was announced that SK Gaming's Counter-Strike division would lose Robert "RobbaN" Dahlström, Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg and Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund, as well as team captain Anton Budak, due to SK's decision to not send the team to GameGune 2012. [42] On 13 April, however, Larsson once more returned to the team, replacing Heldt. Overview; Results; Matches; Detailed Results . [35] On Independence Day of 2011, SK Gaming released its European StarCraft II roster consisting of Hun "inuh" Park, Jimmy "jimpo" Wölfinger and Johannes Sabroe "Joe" Witt, citing unsatisfactory performances. [11][12] To accommodate for the Counter-Strike stability issues, SK Gaming announced the replacement of Frej "kHRYSTAL" Sjöström with the former Fnatic player Rasmus "GuX" Ståhl.