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daps set to move on from Gen.G
Once again daps met resistance when it came to making changes that he felt would improve the lineup.
Written by: theroadtodrwaldo    September 11th 2020 4:56 pm    #daps #GenG #ESLProLeague #autimatic #koosta #s0m #BnTeT #Elmapuddy  

daps is feeling burnt out and cut out of the decision making process for Gen.G

Damian "daps" Steele has announced that he will be moving on from Gen.G for a variety of reasons, including the cancellation of this year's Major, burnout, and the unfortunate reality of the challenges presented by being unable to lead the team in person as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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With daps' capable hands at the helm, Gen.G found their way to victory at DreamHack Open Anaheim, culminating with a 2-0 win over FURIA in the grand final. There is no doubting that daps is capable of leading a tier one side, which he noted continues to be his preference for the right team in CS:GO.

However, within his statement he also made it clear that he isn't married to that idea, stating a willingness to not only "[move] on as a player" and presumably fill other roles for a top tier CS:GO team, but also to explore whether "leaving CS is the route [he has] to take" with the release of VALORANT offering an alternative path for a professional of his pedigree.

Gen.G are now:

  • us Timothy "⁠autimatic⁠" Ta
  • us Kenneth "⁠koosta⁠" Suen
  • us Sam "⁠s0m⁠" Oh
  • id Hansel "⁠BnTeT⁠" Ferdinand
  • ca Damian "⁠daps⁠" Steele (Stand-in)
  • au Chris "⁠Elmapuddy⁠" Tebbit (coach)

Gen.G are still playing with daps in ESL Pro League for the immediate future, starting with their matchup with Evil Geniuses tomorrow at 3PM EDT. They are currently 1-1 in group play.

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#1 bleghfarec
2020-09-11 17:54
disappointing to see daps step down, but I don't blame him; the concentration of online events has gotten insane and long
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