Detonate add arcade; move Wilky to substitute

After a modest start to ESEA Advanced, Detonate have decided to make a change.

Detonate have removed Reece "Wilky" Wilkerson from their starting lineup, instead opting to bring on John "arcade" Rogel. This sees the 21-year-old be moved to a substitute position within the organization after less than a month with the squad.

During his brief one-month stint with Detonate, Wilky helped the squad to a rather uninspiring 2-2 start to ESEA Advanced Season 41 with losses to both Davenport University and Walkie Talkies. This meager start persisted outside of league play too, with the team bowing out in the first and second rounds of the ESEA Advanced Cup and the fourth ESEA Spring Cash Cup, respectively.

Meanwhile, arcade links up with Detonate after departing InControl at the end of ESEA Advanced Season 40, citing Andrew "Andrew" Burrell's attitude as the primary reason for his exit in spite of the team's solid 7th-8th place finish in the division. Elsewhere during his time with InControl, arcade managed to average a 1.07 rating over 24 maps whilst also helping the side secure gold at Fragadelphia 16: Chicago.

Detonate founder, Levoski Brown, told

The team was unfortunately not seeing the desired results following our first four matches of the Advanced season and saw a decline in morale and dedication from Wilky's in and out of match habits. Wilky will be allowed to pursue other opportunities while in a substitute position for our roster as we do not want to prevent him from shining in a different team environment and Detonate will assist in this pursuit.

Along with adding arcade, Detonate have also brought on a new coach, Luke "Viathan" Carstens.

As such, Detonate are now:

  • Johnny "JDubs" Wu

  • Devin "Xzen" Barber

  • Landon "landmaz" Lawrence

  • Sam "Noxio" Goodwin

  • John "arcade" Rogel

  • Luke "Viathan" Carstens (Coach)

  • Reece "Wilky" Wilkerson (Substitute)

arcade has already made his debut in his new home where the side bested 16-5 lon Mirage to go 3-2 in the season. Detonate's next game sees the squad take on Vicious Midgets on May 23rd at 09:00PM.

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#1(With 1 replies)
May 18, 2022 09:01PM
no word on god coach viathan??? sham journalism
#14(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:37AM
lookin like cnn now with the stuff left out smh
#2(With 2 replies)
May 19, 2022 02:00AM
didn't they get a new coach? or was he alr there
#8(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:33AM
they did. viathan. such a young talent in the scene
#12(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:34AM
apparently they just signed and didn't mention it... kinda mean tbh
#3(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 02:00AM
viathan to detonate is a bigger move than arcade to detonate... give my boy some recognition
#4(With 1 replies)
May 19, 2022 02:45AM
I heard there was legendary coach move in NA CS recently, I heard that the one they call viathan is next for the likes of EG or even Liquid. Hope to see something soon.
#11(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:34AM
with the way viathan's been coaching I wouldn't be surprised
#5(With 2 replies)
May 19, 2022 02:47AM
unfortunate that ryan friend from dust2 would allow such important details such as the coach of his ex team RushB Esports now joining a high level north american team. i will go to more proper sources such as thorin and infowars
#6(With 1 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:30AM
+1 I feel you on that. have we really let our standards slip?
#9(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:33AM
ya for real... i don't really know what dust2 is about... but with this work ethic.. sheeeeeshh
#7(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:32AM
Wait... how come they are just ignoring this "viathan" guy!!?!?!?. Becoming a coach is a big deal. hello dust2? we need answers
#10(With 1 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:34AM
You're not gonna talk about the best coach in the league thats crazy
#13(With 0 replies)
May 19, 2022 03:36AM
ya kinda sus
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