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adreN to try out for TSM
Time: 2016-03-14 11:53
Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Team Liquid have announced that Eric "adreN" Hoag is currently on trial with TSM.

The 25-year-old is currently on Liquid's books and will play for the North American team at the upcoming MLG Columbus major as Kenneth "koosta" Suen - their latest recruit - is ineligible to compete in the $1 million tournament.

During the coming weeks, however, Eric "adreN" Hoag will also be playing for TSM in CEVO Season 9 on a trial basis as the team seek a replacement for Daniel "vice" Kim, who was released from the roster earlier in the month.

adreN is on trial with TSM 

According to a statement issued by Liquid on Facebok, adreN "will be back to practice with us [the team] leading up to the MLG event", where they will face FaZe, fnatic and Splyce in the group stage.

TSM, who will take on compLexity in the first round of CEVO Bracket #2, currently have: 

Kory "SEMPHIS" Friesen
Timothy "autimatic" Ta
Pujan "FNS" Mehta
Hunter "SicK" Mims
Eric "adreN" Hoag (trial) 

Soham "valens" Chowdhury (coach)

2016-03-14 11:53:41
team of IGLs
2016-03-14 12:03:08

so pointless

a team of shit igl's xD
2016-03-14 12:07:16
Adren doesn't want to be IGL anymore. He has said that time and time again.
Semphis is not an good IGL, and he's a decent player.
2016-03-14 13:20:39
semphis is shit, fns is shit. I hope adren wont be as shit as he was while calling strats in liquid. gl to them
2016-03-14 14:19:03
didnt he do fine on the qualifier?
2016-03-14 14:41:20
Adren played better than his usual level atleast.
Probably because he was already kicked and had nothing to lose.
2016-03-14 14:57:24
Might be true, didnt saw Any Liquid games, but thanks for the answer ;D
2016-03-14 15:54:39
Or it maybe had to do with his ability to focus on solely being an AWPer and maybe not being an IGL and an AWPer..
2016-03-14 19:41:39
adreN played better because he wasn't being IGL, nitr0 played like shit because he was their IGL
2016-03-14 19:49:09
More like team of "we were kicked out of our teams" roster.
2016-03-14 15:20:51
2016-03-14 16:07:05
Both Semphis and FNS left their team, soo
2016-03-14 17:44:43
Ofcourse mate, they left after "Do you wanna leave on your own or should we just kick you" conversation :D
2016-03-14 19:30:29
Proof? :) I can only relate to the fact that they stated they left on their own.
2016-03-14 19:34:59
I envy you your naivity, honestly.
2016-03-14 19:58:48
Just let him live in his fantasy that back room deals don't exist.
2016-03-14 22:43:33
lol m8, FNS was shit on CLG. He probably knew as well so he took the opportunity to say he left cause he wants to win.
2016-03-16 17:43:29
ROFL you really think semphis chose to leave c9?

sweet jesus
2016-03-16 23:08:43
lol pretty much except sick. but he will be kicked shortly methinks.
2016-03-14 23:00:24
lol didn't he just go 23-2 or something wtf happened
2016-03-15 05:51:20
iBP was a team of iGLs


this line up won esea lan beating Titan when they were the N0.1 team in the world
2016-03-14 18:28:14
but steel and dazed were actually pretty good :P
2016-03-14 19:09:05
Azk and Skadodle were good as well.
2016-03-14 19:47:05
most definitely, the thing that made them better was cutting adren even if they had multiple igl type players
2016-03-14 19:48:36
Skadoodle was igl???
2016-03-15 11:01:45
steel + dazed
2016-03-15 18:56:26
steel has always been shit.
2016-03-15 00:00:41
He was meh, still better than adren.
serviceable support considering dazed fagged ok
2016-03-15 00:36:41
i didnt mean this team bad. lets wait and see
2016-03-14 23:56:48
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2016-03-14 11:53:55
gl money team tsm
2016-03-14 11:53:55
rip device

Post edited 2016-03-14 11:55:07
2016-03-14 11:53:58
tsm want to be worse i see
2016-03-14 11:54:43
TSM just want more news articles so they can get more sponsor money and people buying their merch. They don't really care too much about their team or how many matches they win, simply how much their brand gets spread around. TSM is the worst neglectant father ever.
2016-03-14 11:56:57
+1, it was obvious they dgaf about their team when dropped astralis and picked up some NA team with players without pictures on hltv lol
2016-03-14 12:00:02
Well Astralis dropped TSM because they didn't meet their terms. But even so it's weird for TSM to pick such an underdog like the current american team.
2016-03-14 12:19:58
they spend all their money on their shitty lol team
2016-03-14 13:03:53
2016-03-14 11:54:59
gl adren <3
2016-03-14 11:55:50
He could've gotten better
2016-03-14 11:55:53
i think he chose to try out for TSM because he still wants to play. C9 probably have tried getting him to coach and it wouldnt make sense if they didnt because C9 are a mess right now with strats
2016-03-14 19:46:00
AdreN is no leader though, he has a lot of knowledge about the game, but that doesn't make him a good coach /leader
2016-03-15 13:40:44
C9 dont really need a strong leader. They have freakazoid for that. Adren just needs to work on reading the game and making the right calls and freakazoid will keep everyone in line like what he did with sean
2016-03-15 17:54:00
who cares NA T4 scene
2016-03-14 11:56:35
did tsm wonnered
2016-03-14 11:57:02
to me he's a good igl, I hope the best for him!! Liquid = no brain
2016-03-14 11:57:21
2016-03-14 13:14:19
I agree. TSM is just too low for him imo. He belongs in a top5 NA team at least.
2016-03-14 17:00:36

2016-03-14 11:58:40
2016-03-14 12:19:15
gambit &#12299;&#12299;&#12299;&#12299; TSM ez
2016-03-14 13:25:26
how can you * this up hltv gambit>>>> TSM ez
2016-03-14 13:29:31
what a shit team lel
2016-03-14 11:58:44
gl adreN <3
2016-03-14 11:58:45
wrong one
2016-03-14 12:24:25
Nope right one, the other one is AdreN
2016-03-14 12:57:51
his flag lel
2016-03-14 15:55:06
Still he can talk about adreN, what has the flag to do with this?
2016-03-14 18:36:23
hfgl, adren is better igl than Semphis, who is better fragger.
2016-03-14 11:58:52
do u realize that this is the third igl on the roster? no mtter who is better than who, thats a couple too many igls ffs.
2016-03-14 12:03:04
2016-03-14 12:32:21
adreN doesn't want to igl
2016-03-14 18:39:32
Good Luck adreN :)))
2016-03-14 12:00:23
wow tier 10 NA
2016-03-14 12:01:08

2016-03-14 12:01:10
tsm is the shit players from old na teams
2016-03-14 12:02:58
2016-03-14 12:03:06
great tier 4 NA team
2016-03-14 12:03:24
TSM picking up all of NA's leftovers to make a team out of them.
Next step will be -SicK +desi
2016-03-14 12:04:00
I doubt Desi will ever be a leftover
2016-03-15 13:43:12
Playing on Winterfox, hes pretty much an NA leftover.

flowsicK used to be on a pretty good upset team (Nihilium), then went to Liquid.
anger was on iBP and Cloud9.
Xp3 used to play with the 1.6 NA players like fr0d, Warden, moses and whatnot.
LeX has pretty much never been on a decent team and never will be.

Then desi was on iBP for a while. Hes a leftover from the top NA teams.
2016-03-16 08:35:24
lel rip TSM as an org
2016-03-14 12:07:50
4 callers on 1 team, amazing.
2016-03-14 12:09:00
And none of them are top igls in terms of strat or firepower
I would like to see some sort of Team Einstein
[email protected]
Who needs fire power when you got the brainssss
2016-03-14 16:32:43
The coms would be holerious to listen to. xd
2016-03-14 16:59:46
imagine they do something like that for all star game where they do IGLs vs pure aimers or something or IGLs vs awpers xD

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2016-03-14 12:09:41
TSM = the NA CSGO trash-bin ?

Post edited 2016-03-14 12:10:27
2016-03-14 12:09:56
No question about it.
2016-03-14 12:11:22
ShahZaM soon to join
2016-03-14 12:17:45
Should'nt he been practicing with the fucking team so they can make it out of groups!?!?!?!
2016-03-14 12:15:15
They obviously cant make it out of groups anyway.
2016-03-14 12:22:53
2016-03-14 12:41:56
They have the easiest group, Faze fucking blows
2016-03-14 16:09:06
Good luck. :)
2016-03-14 12:16:36
3 in game leaders and a coach ROFL
2016-03-14 12:18:17
2 AWPers, 3 IGLs and the coach, who also has a full time job, is calling. A Y L M A O
2016-03-14 12:22:16
I hope they don't make im an IGL.
2016-03-14 12:24:28
Poor Eric... I'd rather see him in a premier team than in this team...
2016-03-14 12:28:23
2016-03-14 12:30:18
they gonna improve with adren , but i dont get the point of FNS in this roster.
2016-03-14 12:32:52
what the fuck are they thinking?
2016-03-14 12:38:07
NA dream team to clash europeans best=)) good job TSM
2016-03-14 12:39:51
adren always seems to help lead teams into a spot of being a contender against the top few NA teams, then he gets cut from the team. then he joins a new team and leads them into a top spot

i wouldn't be surprised if it happens again. would love to see this source legend get back to the top again

Post edited 2016-03-14 12:42:18
2016-03-14 12:40:35
This continues the trend of TSM signing-up more stream-friendly players.
2016-03-14 12:49:19
dunno how to feel about this maybe this is good?
2016-03-14 12:52:16
Lol just keep adding to the list of rejects, gg.
2016-03-14 12:53:06
+hunden +gob b 5 igl
2016-03-14 13:02:58
Why does TSM.US maintained the stats from Astralis? Lmao. These bots are on the top 5 of the HLTV.org stats.
2016-03-14 13:13:34
Shouldn't even be news
2016-03-14 13:20:04
It seems as if TSM went from a top 3 team to all the failed players in top NA teams. Top kek.
2016-03-14 13:25:53
2016-03-14 13:27:45

adreN had a top10 rating at MLG qualifier. Which basically means that he can be a decent fragger/awper (on NA level) when he isn't calling the strats and so

Post edited 2016-03-14 13:35:41
2016-03-14 13:31:57
yeah decent rating at the MLG qualifier tbh
2016-03-14 13:34:58
TSM WAS top 3 before. now top 50. stupid choice.. rip..

2016-03-14 13:50:55
Adren is such a wasted talent in TSM... :D:D:D
2016-03-14 13:58:09
nice “facebok" m8
2016-03-14 14:02:21
Nobody cares about NA, pls HLTV.
2016-03-14 14:03:33
You're the 90th comment
2016-03-14 16:10:00
Most accurate comment since 1999.
2016-03-14 18:14:26
SicK and the rejects
2016-03-14 14:04:59
he was very better overall before 1 year
2016-03-14 14:11:15
Can these fuckin retarded american orgas stop throwing money at ppl that has NEVER been good at any game and will NEVER be good at any game, fuckin retarded american shitstains. Go sign some tier2/tier3 EU team that actually can post some results
2016-03-14 14:16:59
are u mad? cuz im not
2016-03-14 16:12:50
rofl "try out" adreN is wayy better than all of TSM. RIP TSM org and adren (*)
2016-03-14 14:17:33
lol no adreN sux even more
2016-03-14 16:42:05
who care about NA cs
2016-03-14 14:18:23
To get into this prestige-us team of legends a player must sustain four extreme tests which include hand-to-hand combat against a hundred china men, walk through fire and defeat a demon. Only then may a person like Hoag be worthy of taking part in this extraordinary team. A privilege only a chosen few mortals will reach in their life time.
2016-03-14 14:33:06
2016-03-14 15:21:43
This team wont get far lol :D
2016-03-14 15:25:01
Not bad, big improvement from vice
2016-03-14 15:30:41
NA rejects
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2016-03-14 16:03:34
refugee squad! SEMPHIS kicked from c9, FNS kicked from CLG, adreN kicked from liquid
2016-03-14 16:08:14
They literally are just taking the worst player from every NA team.
2016-03-14 16:11:55
FNS and adreN yes, but SicK was the best player on Denial. auti and SEMPHIS were the 2nd and 3rd best players on coL. This team is ass though lol
2016-03-14 20:53:54
They did the impossible. They fucked up a horrible team even more
2016-03-14 16:14:45
TSM lineup now - Team Sacked Me
2016-03-14 16:33:46
Lets go adreN ma boi!
2016-03-14 16:39:19
I seem to be in the minority, but I think it's not a bad pickup. Semphis is a good awper when he's not calling and I think Adren (if they use him for IGL), will be more conservative and not force up all the time like Semphis has a history of. I'm sure Adren wants to be awper, but I think Semphis should do this instead. I think they'll do better than people think. I don't see them any better than someone like Optic or Cloud9, but a 5th isn't terrible. I don't think they'll make a major, but should be able to hang around just on the outside and be competitive.
2016-03-14 16:45:49
Imagine this news one year ago
2016-03-14 17:40:35
just me that thinks their coach looks like a mexican immigrant that works at a garden or some field
2016-03-14 17:43:25
Semphis and adren clash inc. Why adren whyyy
2016-03-14 17:44:02
top2 NA

LG is top1
2016-03-14 18:10:46
Rip Tsm
2016-03-14 19:31:49
No way Liquid will make it far in the Major with adreN playing with a different team during practice time.
2016-03-14 19:50:35
TSM still trying now replacing players this roster is still shit and adreN won't make difference they do suck and they will never get better
2016-03-14 20:32:37
When Liquid had Nitr0 calling it was a mess, adreN had to clean their act up with loose calls just to get the team back on track during HR in the first match. His T-Side calling to play around Oskar was very good during the rematch.

The qualifier showed what he can do. There is an interview with the coach James talking about how he picked up the slack when Daps was dropped. That's a real team player imo.

Cloud 9 really wants him to coach but I say he should keep playing for a bit longer. Regardless where he ends up he will only help a team and maybe develop young talent in the process.

GL Eric!

Post edited 2016-03-14 20:54:03
2016-03-14 20:53:30
Face Faze :>
2016-03-15 05:45:17
anyone know why thooorin/RLewis keep talking about adren's gf? :o "jenny"

Post edited 2016-03-15 11:12:34
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