G2 Esports parted ways with Damien “maLeK” Marcel as the coach of their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team on Tuesday.
The Frenchman spent the past three years with the organization and recently guided G2 to a second-place finish at the PGL Stockholm Major.
“Today marks the end of a great adventure,” maLek, 35, wrote Tuesday on Twitter. “I’ve been G2’s head coach for three years and well that went fast! The decision to part ways took place a few weeks before the Major and I loved every moment of our last run with the boys”
Team analyst Jan “Swani” Muller announced on Twitter that he will taking over for maLek, at least for now.
“Sad to be parting ways with my mentor after two years, we are brothers outside of the server and I am very grateful for everything that he taught me in and outside of the game,” Swani, 26, wrote. “I will be taking over the coaching role for the meantime and try my best to fill his shoes.”
G2’s roster consists of France’s Francois “AmaNEk” Delaunay and Audric “JaCkz” Jug, Serbia’s Nemanja “nexa” Isakovic, and Nemanja “huNter-” Kovac and Nikola “NiKo” Kova of Bosnia and Herzegovina. France’s Kenny “kennyS” Schrub is benched.
–Field Level Media