adreN joins iBP's ESEA roster

iBUYPOWER have added Eric "adreN" Hoag to their ESEA roster ahead of the season finals, in Dallas.

The North American giants are already looking ahead to the ESEA Finals following a disappointing campaign at DreamHack Winter, where they finished third of their group following defeats against dignitas and PENTA Sports.

With Derek "desi" Branchen, who was a stand-in at the Swedish major, unable to attend the ESEA LAN with iBUYPOWER after playing for two teams during the regular season, the FACEIT Finals runners-up were on the lookout for a new player for the upcoming event.


adreN joins iBP on ESEA 

And it seems now that iBP have found their man in the form of The Stream Team's Eric "adreN" Hoag, who has joined the team's roster on ESEA's website.

The future of the former Dynamic and Curse member had been up in the air since The Stream Team were left with a three-man roster after Todd "anger" Williams and Salvatore "Volcano" Garozzo linked up with Denial and eLevate, respectively.

iBUYPOWER, who will take on Virtus.pro in the first round of the ESEA Finals on December 5, currently have the following lineup registered:

United States Braxton "swag" Pierce
Canada Keven "AZK" Lariviere
United States Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham
United States Nick "nitr0" Cannella
United States Eric "adreN" Hoag 

United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1047
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.59
APR:
0.11
United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1207
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
United States Salvatore 'Volcano' Garozzo
Salvatore 'Volcano' Garozzo
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
11
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.77
APR:
0.12
United States Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
600
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Canada Keven 'AZK' Lariviere
Keven 'AZK' Lariviere
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
282
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
United States Braxton 'swag' Pierce
Braxton 'swag' Pierce
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
525
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.14
United States Todd 'anger' Williams
Todd 'anger' Williams
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
682
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
United States Derek 'desi' Branchen
Derek 'desi' Branchen
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
349
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.13
#1
Europe HOLY- 
nice
2014-11-30 10:48
Very nice :) But adreN will only stand-in for Desi. I don't think he will remain in the rooster after ESEA, since he wanted to focus on his streamer career.
2014-11-30 11:41
#50
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Peru unfaithful93 
streamer CAREER you said? damn, some people takes this seriously.
2014-11-30 11:57
#65
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Europe DrexxEnt 
Streaming can make him more money than going pro can :) streaming for a week with 10k views, which he can get pretty easily will get him ~3/4 avg. monthly salary.
2014-11-30 12:37
Agreed! Less competetive money to be made in NA seen
2014-11-30 12:50
Scene lol
2014-11-30 16:15
Oh lawl on my cellphone :D
2014-11-30 16:35
I was too :D
2014-11-30 17:20
Correcting foreign users on their spelling... Reasons like that are why people hate our country, you dumb shit.
2014-12-01 04:54
lold
2014-12-01 17:02
+1
2014-12-02 12:15
-1, it helps them learn their mistakes besides people hate us for other reasons
2014-12-02 13:47
No, foreigners (like me) should learn to speak and write the language correctly. Let there be intelligence on this planet!
2014-12-03 19:15
#135
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Peru unfaithful93 
well, your right in that case, could get more money than PRO career. But, my point is, why he doesn't invest that money or work to study something, idk. Well, depends on everyone, he still deserves the best wishes. EDIT: read somewhere else that he has/had a work
2014-11-30 19:07
He has a real job and a degree, he doesn't need to study. If he's making supplemental off of streaming, that's good for him in the long run, but he's pretty career focused which is understandable.
2014-11-30 20:28
If He streams every day and Ppl like him He will be able to make much more money Best example is summit1g
2014-11-30 20:58
especially in the US due to the fact that not many CS tournies go on around here
2014-11-30 21:22
He does have like 600 subs and counting. I realize not all of those subs will stay all year, but people will re-sub for knife giveaways and stuff like that, and there are a few big donors. Let's say he gets $15K a year from streaming. That's not bad considering he has a job. I know he jokes on stream about quitting his job, but I'd imagine he'd need a bit more income from streaming to pull that off. But I mean, he works in IT, right? There is some freelance IT work you can do and have a flexible schedule for streaming. TL;DR, it's possible.
2014-11-30 19:27
I knew all along that adreN was in to beastality
2014-11-30 12:15
Nice one
2014-11-30 14:31
stop feeding.
2014-11-30 14:00
he has a big job IRL thats why he left in the first place
2014-11-30 16:40
nice xD
2014-11-30 10:48
#62
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United Kingdom AlywOw 
So n1 didn't work? nice =D
2014-11-30 12:21
nice gl man
2014-11-30 10:49
ibp is still gonna suck
2014-11-30 10:49
i dont think so. adren is good tactic that's what this team need
2014-11-30 13:32
i don't think they will put a stand-in as in game leader ! LOL
2014-11-30 16:30
Eric is an IGL. He was iBP IGL when they won ESEA LAN. They will absolutely use him as IGL because they all know how to play with him and work well with him. He is a great IGL.
2014-11-30 19:12
Well in really old iBP Dazed was still the IGL , adreN did provide heavy input though
2014-12-01 19:44
Yea. Dazed and adreN worked together. I feel those 2 and sgares are the best IGLs NA will ever have. They each have there problems though. Sean and adreN have fragging issues with rifles and dazed can be a bit of a dick. Lol
2014-12-01 20:05
imo adreN can rifle just fine, maybe not a top rifle but he holds his own :D
2014-12-02 13:49
gl
2014-11-30 10:49
#6
Europe westo 
top3 NA
2014-11-30 10:49
#7
 | 
Sweden kurazion 
top3 California
2014-11-30 10:50
*kqlyfornia
2014-11-30 15:40
SanFransico, Kqlyfornia*
2014-11-30 16:16
#8
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
very nice
2014-11-30 10:51
+1
2014-11-30 17:03
Adrens a very good player, i still think it was stupid that ibp sacked dazed and steel though
2014-11-30 10:51
#42
shox | 
United Kingdom dezmondo 
+1
2014-11-30 11:35
#53
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China Ava1ondraGon 
+1
2014-11-30 11:59
+1
2014-11-30 13:30
-1
2014-11-30 16:16
+2 changes your -1 into +1 for the cause
2014-11-30 18:34
-3
2014-11-30 19:59
+4
2014-11-30 23:05
+5 Plot twist
2014-11-30 23:07
-4 plot twist
2014-12-01 05:08
-10000 I AM A DOUBLE AGENT AND I HAVE USED THE DOWNVOTE NUKE HAHAHA
2014-12-01 13:05
UPVOTE NUKE: +10001 oh wait, portugal has no nukes, nvm
2014-12-01 18:51
Lel
2014-12-01 21:32
+1
2014-11-30 17:03
That's why they sacked them : youtube.com/watch?v=8VzOmyS3SLk
2014-11-30 19:36
+1
2014-12-04 14:33
top155
2014-11-30 10:52
nice gl
2014-11-30 10:53
nice bud
2014-11-30 10:53
and who will be playing for titan as 5. at esea lan?
2014-11-30 10:53
ioRek
2014-11-30 10:55
#19
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Vietnam FAKTARES 
Scream most likely
2014-11-30 10:56
#71
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Spain akproxx 
is iorek
2014-11-30 12:55
Fifflaren
2014-11-30 11:14
#88
New Zealand Ajgi 
+1
2014-11-30 13:44
flusha
2014-11-30 11:24
ioReK, their coach
2014-11-30 12:21
adren <3
2014-11-30 10:53
ez 4 VP
2014-11-30 10:54
rofl
2014-11-30 11:42
double AWP Setup going to be lethal.
2014-11-30 10:55
come back adreN?!
2014-11-30 11:01
it was adreN + AZK back then now it is adreN + Skadoodle to wreck people with awps
2014-11-30 11:04
#24
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Lithuania AioNw0w 
He belongs in iBP.
2014-11-30 11:06
This should have happened waaay before, he's a good awper/rifler, and he's not just a occasion streamer and he proved that on his TST games, top scorer most of the time. Good luck Eric, I hope iBP will give you your time to prove that you're on of the best NA.
2014-11-30 11:07
he`s only playing because desi wasnt allowed to play because of ESEA team-hopping rules. (playing on 3 different teams in a season)
2014-11-30 11:09
Yeah I just realized that, what a shame!
2014-11-30 11:22
Well he used to play for them but he left because he got a full time job. Nice to see him back playing with a proper organisation, shame he wont be staying!
2014-11-30 12:10
I know, but not only because of that. AZK said on his stream that adreN and dazed couldn't play together at the same team
2014-11-30 12:13
YAY
2014-11-30 11:07
IBP wouldve got to playoffs if they wouldve keep dazed and steel..bunch of idiots and now they will be nowhere near top10 anymore RIP NA
2014-11-30 11:13
I like adren but VP is going to crush them 100%. Also, 0-17 never forget XD. play.esea.net/index.php?s=stats&d=match&.. ps. I still love you adren
2014-11-30 11:16
#43
shox | 
United Kingdom dezmondo 
lol holy shit
2014-11-30 11:37
Most dishonorable still Skadoodle LOL
2014-11-30 13:34
can't wait for next major
2014-11-30 11:15
this is good
2014-11-30 11:58
2 adren's in csgo wtf ? Who is a plagiat?
2014-11-30 12:17
#91
SZPERO | 
Poland jakbu 
There is adreN and AdreN :P
2014-11-30 13:51
hmm...looks like edward and Edward or neo and Neo.. Its rly looks like plagiat)
2014-11-30 19:25
all of those are such original names lol....
2014-11-30 19:32
but if u join to server in csgo and ur nickname is kxezy (FOR EXAMPLE) , and u saw guy with nickname Kxezy , what u will think about it ???
2014-11-30 19:38
Yeaaaaahhh adreN =P Back to business !
2014-11-30 12:17
welcome back Eric <3
2014-11-30 12:26
He has done so much for the csgo community, wish him all the best!
2014-11-30 12:53
ibuypower = biggest retards ever
2014-11-30 12:58
n1
2014-11-30 13:06
So glad that he's back in the international scene, even if only for 1 tournament. Their 2 awp setup is goin to be deadly in dust 2. Question, is he goin to be the IGL? Or theyre sticking with azk?
2014-11-30 13:08
Very nice adren can give them many strats to their game GL
2014-11-30 13:20
steel + dazed = faceit finals desi+nitr0 = losing to penta
2014-11-30 13:23
again this annoying kid
2014-11-30 13:25
I love him, so when he had found job away from csgo, I was really happy :) Now IBP is destroyed.
2014-11-30 13:26
- akioni + adreN
2014-11-30 13:26
#84
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Taiwan SCVready 
adreN <3 my favorite NA player. GL!
2014-11-30 13:30
How is Adren going to play in ESEA from Kazakhstan?
2014-11-30 13:47
#92
 | 
Latvia Ke]R[4u 
good question
2014-11-30 13:52
#94
Estonia rYm 
its a good chance for adreN to prove that he is the better candidate than desi
2014-11-30 14:08
He played on the team before, what does he have to prove?
2014-11-30 15:38
#146
Estonia rYm 
prove that he is just better than those semi-pro noobs like desi (dunno about nitr0)
2014-11-30 20:30
Well he quit the team for a job so doubt he is coming back permanently.
2014-11-30 20:45
#148
Estonia rYm 
if they give him an offer maybe he will changes his mind for better money.. at least I hope so coz desi will only drown the iBP's ship
2014-11-30 20:52
afaik ibp players are not salaried
2014-11-30 21:26
He did not quit his job yet, he took brake from job to go to this lan.
2014-12-01 05:10
I didnt say that he did?
2014-12-01 14:16
he quit ibp for job not job for ibp
2014-12-02 13:52
Ohhh sweet! Go adreN
2014-11-30 15:44
Desi>nitro, havent really heard of then before but desi impressed me during dhw.
2014-11-30 15:46
desi is not allowed to play on ESEA lan due to the rules. someone from iBP said so on twitter earlier today.
2014-11-30 16:40
He's pretty much exactly what they need permanently, shame he can't commit to it.
2014-11-30 15:50
Nice he deserve to be in TOP NA teams, he should do nice in game leader in IBP.
2014-11-30 15:53
...great to seem him back!
2014-11-30 16:01
iBP need a good in-game leader to wrangle all these solo players together and AZK simply wont do.
2014-11-30 16:13
Adren is ingame leader like 5years.
2014-11-30 16:53
gl
2014-11-30 16:13
Nice. AdreN is a pretty good player. Goodluck.
2014-11-30 16:15
nice kazah
2014-11-30 16:43
You're all judging iBP after one major in which they had a month to practice with their new 5 lolz. btw adreN is only standing in because lpkane wont bend a rule in favor of desi but he will in favor of Titan a team who had a fucking cheater playing with them
2014-11-30 16:49
I know adreN quit playing CS on the pro level and just mainly played for fun with his "stream team" due to having a full time job if I remember correctly, but I'm wondering if he is now back to playing full time and he quit his job or he wants to try manage both - playing and working fulltime...
2014-11-30 16:49
lol, it's fake adreN, true andreN in dAt team
2014-11-30 16:53
#154
BDSM | 
Czech Republic Skeng_ 
the NA adreN is better
2014-11-30 22:08
Kz AdreN is good aimer and entry fragger well at least used to be in 1.6, while iBP Adren is sniper and igl. Both very different players.
2014-12-01 05:11
niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice <3 go go adreeen
2014-11-30 17:17
doubt anything will change much in eu at least
2014-11-30 17:19
LOL
2014-11-30 17:34
n1 adreN <3
2014-11-30 17:36
#132
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World savi0rz 
why did IBP kicked steel and dazed? wtf
2014-11-30 18:29
Gl!
2014-11-30 18:49
Better, but still nothing like the old lineup. Probably still not top 10.
2014-11-30 19:24
No Stell no DazeD bye bye power!
2014-12-01 20:31
adreN really cool guy, I wish him the best :)
2014-12-02 13:16
this guy sucks
2014-12-02 17:13
WOO let's go adreN!
2014-12-03 11:40
adreN best player NA max bet ibp lets do this lan champs!
2014-12-03 19:16
oh look, the normal adren
2014-12-03 19:18
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