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Why Did kennyS Leave G2 After Six Years?

After six years with G2 Esports kennyS announces his depart from the team.
Why Did kennyS Leave G2 After Six Years?

Kenny "kennyS" Schrub, a well-known CSGO AWPer, announced today, on 15th November 2022, that he will be departing from G2 Esports, the organization he has been part of for almost six years. Although this departure isn’t a surprise to the fans as it was reported earlier by 1pv.fr that kennyS has been in talks with a Saudi Arabian organization, Team Falcons and that they will be announcing the move in November. 

kennyS was benched and moved to the inactive roster in G2 Esports in March 2021, and since then, he has tried the hands-on Valorant and Content Creation. While there were rumors of him switching to Valorant, according to kennyS, these 18 months gave him time to focus and plan his future.

Why Did KennyS Leave G2 & New Team?

kennyS representing G2 Esports in a Major
kennyS representing G2 Esports in a Major. (Picture: G2 Esports)

Although there was no mention of why KennyS left the organization after six years, it is fair to speculate that the competitive itch in him is still present, and he does want to compete at the highest level. In a recent interview with Dexerto, kennyS said, “I think I deserve one last chance to finish my career in a way that is not being on the bench. I’m grateful I have the opportunity to do things differently. It feels amazing to be back. I’m really happy.” This statement shows how much he missed competing, and since he is back, he will try to prove to everybody who didn’t believe in him. 

If you are unfamiliar with Team Falcons, it is the same organization that is the current home of another famous ex-teammate of KennyS - Nathan “NBK” Schmitt. This is also the reason he chose to play with Team Falcons, as NBK and KennyS both have a great record playing together and in the same interview, KennyS stated that “I have always felt, even during my best times in France, that I haven’t been treated as I should by the French community, NBK is one of those who have always respected me as a player. I know he still does.”

“That was a big plus for me because I know the challenge I have ahead of me. A lot of people see this as a gamble, and I understand why. The only people I need to believe in me are myself and those around me, my organization, and my teammates.”

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Featured image courtesy of kennyS/Team Falcons.