Renegades CS:GO Team Advances To StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 Semi-Finals

Motor City-based Renegades Esports Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Team Advances to StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 Semi-Finals

Detroit, MI (9/5/19): The Renegades, North America’s premier multi-gaming esports organization, advanced on Thursday, September 5th to be among the four remaining contenders competing in semi-finals of The StarLadder Berlin Major 2019. The global esports event is the 15th Valve-sponsored Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship and the second Major of 2019.

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Congrats to The Boys! @Renegades take Nuke, making it 2-0, in the Bo3 against @ENCE! #BerlinMajor #YTB 🤠

The tournament features a $1,000,000 USD prize pool and 24 teams as with previous Majors. The Renegades will play against Avangar, a top rated European CS:GO team, on Saturday, September 7th at 9 a.m. (EST).

The Renegades’ Counterstrike Team players include:

  • Justin ‘jks’ Savage
  • Aaron ‘azr’ Ward
  • Joakim ‘jkaem’ Myrbostad 
  • Jay ‘liazz’ Tregillgas
  • Sean ‘Gratisfaction’ Kaiwai
  • Aleksandar ‘kassad’ Trifunovic (Coach)
  • Christopher ‘Gomez’ Orfanellis (Manager)

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Recent breakout performances in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, and Rocket League have helped launch the Detroit-based esports team into becoming one of the most prominent and recognized sports franchise around the world.

About the Renegades:

The Renegades are North America’s premier multi-gaming esports organization, featuring professional players and teams in the world’s largest competitive games, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, and Rocket League. Based in Detroit, Michigan and owned by Jonas Jerebko, the Renegades value fans, relationships, players, owners, partners, and employees. The team holds a strong belief that the foundation of any successful endeavor always begins with the right people that support it.

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