Devilwalk joins OpTic as coach

Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg has joined OpTic Gaming as coach, Damian "daps" Steele has confirmed on Twitter.

The news had been accidentally leaked by Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas on his stream last night as he showed a WhatsApp group chat with OpTic players discussing travel plans.

Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg has been out of action since February, when he stepped down from Ancients, now known as GODSENT. At the time, he stated that he was taking a step back from gaming due to wrist problems.


Devilwalk returns to coaching 

The 25-year-old is no stranger to coaching, having guided fnatic through one of their most successful periods, which included a Major title at ESL One Katowice 2015.

OpTic were the big sensation at the offline qualifier for ESL One Cologne, where they picked up wins over Fluffy Gangsters, FlipSid3 Tactics and HellRaisers. The Canadian team have been drawn into Group 4 of the Major, alongside Na´Vi, Ninjas in Pyjamas and FlipSid3.

OpTic Gaming's roster is now:

Canada Keith "NAF" Markovic
Canada Damian "daps" Steele
Canada Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz
United States William "RUSH" Wierzba
Spain Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas 

Sweden Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg (coach)

Sweden Jonatan 'Devilwalk' Lundberg
Jonatan 'Devilwalk' Lundberg
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
400
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.16
Spain Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
836
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1143
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
Canada Damian 'daps' Steele
Damian 'daps' Steele
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
906
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
25
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1004
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
993
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
#2
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
vac
2016-06-21 18:17
Happy for Devilwalk :D
2016-06-21 18:27
#50
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
devil walk might actually make this into a good thing, only problem atm, from what i see is that daps is very weak player.
2016-06-21 18:33
#70
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Spain Alser 
daps carried in the major qualifier and now Devilwalk can take a load off his back, so the team can really improve with this move
2016-06-21 18:51
what does vac have to do with this thread xd atleast change it to something it that won't get deleted lol
2016-06-21 18:35
oh yeah references xd
2016-06-21 18:38
I am really curious why my #1 got deleted? its the 6th time i get #1 and it gets deleted fck racist mods
2016-06-21 19:46
#89
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
edited comments deserve to be deleted, if your brain isnt capable to write 1 word without fuck up then its worth deleting.
2016-06-21 20:03
atleast i was first unlike u
2016-06-21 22:50
reported
2016-06-21 23:02
sorry my friend but swedish reactions too op
2016-06-21 23:03
how?
2016-06-21 23:05
i dont know, it pops up a window whenever news or someone reply, i click it and type 1 and press and i am very fast lol
2016-06-21 23:05
That is why I reported you in the first place... You are a complete retard!
2016-06-21 23:06
?
2016-06-21 23:06
Is English hard to comprehend for you? Let me put it simple for you then... YOU ARE A RETARD!
2016-06-21 23:07
Ok why?
2016-06-21 23:59
Happened to me multiple times. Tried again and again and got banned for a week. At least I got #1 10+ times :D
2016-06-22 06:46
#3
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United States Tryx[M] 
gg
2016-06-21 18:17
GOD DEVILWALK IS BACK
2016-06-21 18:18
GODWALK
2016-06-21 18:43
I lol'd
2016-06-21 19:53
GODWELL AND GODWALK
2016-06-22 16:50
WutFace
2016-06-21 18:18
Ez money for devilwalk and braindead move by optic obviously he wont have any input on the team, not even watching demons and stuff like that he will be more like a manager
2016-06-21 22:46
i wouldn't watch demons neither, im really scared of this kinda stuff
2016-06-21 23:36
#116
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Bangladesh Evil_Potato 
+1
2016-06-22 17:37
#6
s1mple | 
Lithuania Lu/K/G 
d
2016-06-21 18:17
Won't change anything at all, besides Dev1lwalk making money for sucking, basically his job since he became a pro.
2016-06-21 18:18
well he did coach fnatic during one of their most dominant periods, from mid-2014 to mid-2015. Surely he knows what to do as a coach
2016-06-21 18:24
#46
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
flusha said in a interview that devilwalk job was only make sure people got their flight tickets and hotel reserves. he didn't interfer in-game like vuggo does so yeah devilwalk never "lead" them. he was more like a spokesperson and manager than a coach.
2016-06-21 18:27
link?
2016-06-21 18:31
ty man. I mean those tickets wont buy themselves right? thank mr dw
2016-06-21 18:35
+1
2016-06-21 18:54
RIP OpTic 2006 - 2016
2016-06-21 18:19
wat
2016-06-21 18:17
#10
gas | 
Austria Phil_1337 
1
2016-06-21 18:17
who ?
2016-06-21 18:17
#13
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Sweden cute! 
q
2016-06-21 18:17
xDDDDDDDD HAHAHA
2016-06-21 18:18
He's a good coach.
2016-06-21 18:18
TIER 1 TEAM INC
2016-06-21 18:18
EXPECTED REEDIT
2016-06-21 18:18
HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAH WTF
2016-06-21 18:18
Expected
2016-06-21 18:19
#23
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Brazil FaZe_Top_One 
Coachwalk
2016-06-21 18:19
#24
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Czech Republic MrM4sl0 
NEW NA HOPE IS FCKING REAL
2016-06-21 18:19
rip optic
2016-06-21 18:19
Devilwalk, number one cheerleader from sweden?
2016-06-21 18:20
hahahah Devilbot as coach make NA great lul
2016-06-21 18:21
under him fnatic was number 1 under him optic will be number 1 na
2016-06-21 18:21
#32
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
awesome! Congratz optic and devilwalk, really deserved! good luck Devil! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL!
2016-06-21 18:22
#33
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Turkey FeverSpeed 
What a surprise !
2016-06-21 18:22
#34
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Sweden godname 
:)
2016-06-21 18:23
#35
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Spain Alser 
Great choice, I hope he puts in work!
2016-06-21 18:23
YES
2016-06-21 18:24
#37
Sweden JKLY 
not bad, see ya on major
2016-06-21 18:24
#38
Xyp9x | 
Denmark STATiC^ 
N1
2016-06-21 18:24
NİCE
2016-06-21 18:25
he can be great coach yes
2016-06-21 18:25
Next major champion inc
2016-06-21 18:25
im more excited about the new thriller HBO series coming out about how it got leaked, starring Joe Pechy as Devilwalk and Antonio Banderas as Mixwell
2016-06-21 18:26
haha
2016-06-21 18:38
EU carry
2016-06-21 18:26
#47
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World EarthFlag 
Top 1 NA
2016-06-21 18:29
#51
XeqtR | 
Hong Kong wqnxy1 
mediocre -> got major -> kicked -> inactive -> retired -> coach -> active -> kicked -> inactive -> coach predicting comaback in 3, 2, ..
2016-06-21 18:33
#52
shox | 
United Kingdom dezmondo 
thought he wanted to get back into playing?
2016-06-21 18:34
the waterboy is back
2016-06-21 18:35
Here we go again with the devilwalk drama
2016-06-21 18:40
wow this jungle team is really going nowhere
2016-06-21 18:41
How the fuck did he talk his way into this one?
2016-06-21 18:41
shitty player coached fnatic but those times they had pronax and vuggo and it's obvious that he was useless. and decided to leave them lololol
2016-06-21 18:42
#64
flusha | 
Germany sanos 
devilbot top1 cheerleader
2016-06-21 18:42
LMAO RIP OPTIC They had such a bright future, what a shame
2016-06-21 18:44
Just hope it doesn't make the team worse. They've been improving steadily, I don't see how at this point they already needed a coach to improve further.
2016-06-21 18:48
#69
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Spain HolaBuenas 
more like "Devilwalk joins OpTic as couch" jk, best of luck for the guys! :)
2016-06-21 18:50
#77
Sf | 
Turkmenistan Autista 
haha +1
2016-06-21 19:19
#73
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Spain akproxx 
Since flusha interview im not sure about DW coaching skills xD
2016-06-21 19:09
rip OPTIC, botwalk fml
2016-06-21 19:16
topkek
2016-06-21 19:17
devilwalk milking his reputation created by flusha & co as well as he can until no one will give a flying fuck about him.
2016-06-21 19:25
#78
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Romania rockNoob 
ez major for optic
2016-06-21 19:24
RIP optic
2016-06-21 19:28
#81
hampus | 
Sweden Exxet 
rip optic
2016-06-21 19:39
Cool
2016-06-21 19:58
#85
HUNDEN | 
Other ToRu 
GL
2016-06-21 19:59
expected
2016-06-21 20:00
rip optic
2016-06-21 20:01
$$$$$$_$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
2016-06-21 20:02
Very happy for Optic. They needed a coach and this should help. I look forward to seeing how they do. With Optic starting to look good, Liquid with an improving roster, Cloud9 showing flashes, TSM showing flashes, and Echo Fox showing flashes, things are beginning to look up for NA gaming. Now, CLG has to do something so they can pull themselves back into the mix.
2016-06-21 20:04
Lol obviously just there for support no intelligence or input on the game of csgo. Ez money for devil
2016-06-21 20:27
rip optic
2016-06-21 20:29
right when optic started to get decent results to pick up devilbot they will get worse from now on
2016-06-21 20:41
#95
Singapore jz. 
leak or not, do u think we really cares...
2016-06-21 20:49
I see he gave up on his dream to become a professional player! :^)
2016-06-21 21:55
Wrist problems, i think it worse than carpal tunneling.
2016-06-22 06:30
Come on man, it was a joke and you didn't laugh and you ruined it and omg why... :(((((
2016-06-22 18:31
ik he was bad, but i literally couldnt tell it was a joke,
2016-06-22 19:31
wow
2016-06-21 22:42
gl :)
2016-06-22 00:50
Finally OpTic needed some experience on the team maybe now they can actually win some games. :D
2016-06-22 04:05
#113
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Norway v3nz 
nice
2016-06-22 14:04
My neigbour recently bought a new yellow Toyota Yaris by working part-time from a computer. find out here...
2016-06-22 16:09
gl
2016-06-22 18:31
optic top 1 NA confirmed for some weird reason
2016-06-22 18:59
now he can tend to the "needs" of optic aswell
2016-06-23 08:27
LUL LUL LUL I'm stil LUL ing
2016-07-02 13:07
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