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Strife enter North American CS:GO with signing of ex-Recon 5
New faces continue to emerge to keep the scene afloat.
Written by: theroadtodrwaldo    August 30th 2021 12:04 am    #Strife #Recon5 #ESEA #PremierS38 #SATURN #SLIGHT #AAustiN #J0LZ #stamina #mindtr6cks  

A novel CS:GO organization, Strife, has announced their entry into the North American scene by picking up the team that had previously represented Recon 5.

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When contacted by Dust2.us both Dylan "SATURN" Finch and Bobby "stamina" Eitrem sounded reinvigorated and excited for the future. stamina in particular noted:

We are super excited to work with an organization that really cares about the longevity of the North American scene. It’s super motivating to know that people still have a ton of interest in the growth of our scene, especially in CS:GO.

SATURN offered a bit more insight into the origins of Strife and how they came to be involved with the roster. Much like Extra Salt, Strife's ownership is comprised of esports-loving software engineers who were looking to invest in a CS:GO team. Strife will become the esports arm of Canadian software company, Ikarus.

SATURN is optimistic that this will be a mutually beneficial partnership:

With this team hopefully we find long term stability, and the plan is to grow Strife into a large North American esports brand.

Strife are now:

  • us Dylan "SATURN" Finch
  • us Keller "SLIGHT" Nilan
  • us Austin "AAustiN" Urb
  • ca David "J0LZ" Jolin
  • us Bobby "stamina" Eitrem
  • si Ažbe "mindtr6cks" Frlan (Coach)

Strife will debut in ESEA Premier Season 38 against ONET4P this Tuesday at 8PM EDT.

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#1 parks2214
2021-08-30 00:18
Glad to see a Canadian brand... Hopefully it'll be a little cheaper on merch
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