G2 part ways with CS:GO superstar kennyS


After more than five years together, G2 Esports parted ways with one of its biggest superstars today.

The organization said goodbye to Kenny “kennyS” Schrub, who has been with the team since February 2017. The 27-year-old is recognized as one of the best players to ever play. CS: GObut it has been inactive since March 2021.

KennyS is considered one of the most talented French marksmen and players of the last decade. He joined G2 in early 2017 and led the team to five major appearances, the last being StarLadder Berlin Major 2019. He also won silverware for G2 including DreamHack Masters Malmo 2017 and ESL Pro League Season Five.

Before signing with G2, kennyS lifted a major trophy with EnvyUs. With the French team, he won the DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 Major.

The Frenchman is known for his aggressive AWPing style, for which he received the nickname Magicien. Although he has been inactive since March last year, there is a chance that he will return to professional play soon.

On October 31, it was reported that kennyS was in talks with a French organization Falcons to replace Bryan “Maka” Canda. If the report turns out to be true, the sniper would return to professional play after a year-and-a-half hiatus.


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