jkaem: "... a Norwegian team again"

After defeating Virtus.pro and going 2-0 on the first day, Joakim "jkaem" Nyrbostad shed some light on how .Norway was temporarily put together prior to WESG and how he felt about the two biggest threats in their group, Virtus.pro and .Russia.

The Norwegian roster are thus far undefeated at WESG Europe & CIS Regional Finals, as they've picked up wins over Guerilla Method and surprisingly Virtus.pro following one-sided wins on Cache and Mirage, respectively.

We grabbed Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad for an interview, in which the player talks about who put the old LGB squad together, whether it's making him feel nostalgic, and Group C opponents.

This team is the old LGB roster, at least four fifths of it, who had the idea to bring it all back together?

Polly asked me and RUBINO for this WESG team. We weren't supposed to attend this, because we as FaZe have a lot of nationalities, but when the opportunity came we played the Norwegian qualifier and won that pretty easily. It's kind of for fun, but of course we want to qualify for China and we got a good start today. We know that we're aimers and bla bla, but we played simple CS and it worked today.


jkaem believes the Norwegians will create a team again at some point in the future

Does that make you want to go back to a fully Norwegian roster? You've been part of FaZe for quite a long time, this has to feel pretty nostalgic I'm sure...

Haha, it's only a few games though, the first one wasn't so hard, this one was also a pretty good victory. In the future I do think we'll start a Norwegian team again, but not right now.

Like you mentioned, you just beat VP very comfortably and very surprisingly, they've now lost two out of two games with the first being to hooch's team. How did that happen?

We always had a good feeling about playing versus VP, they fit our playstyle. We just play simple, run and shoot, and VP is very tactical, but they don't shoot as hard as other top-tier teams in my opinion. We always had good matches versus them even with LGB and London Conspiracy, we just feel good against them.

I imagine you don't take Bpro as a big threat, but then you're also facing the Russian squad, are you confident with that match-up?

hooch is a smart guy and he's always hard to play against, but it's gonna be good. We knew that most likely VP would win the group - well, not anymore - and us and the Russian team would play for second and third. It's gonna be hard for sure, but I think we've got this.

Norway Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
766
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
i believe about jkaem create with rain new Norway team)
2016-10-06 21:20
i aren't think that
2016-10-06 21:23
let's back to old Norwegian LGB.
2016-10-06 21:45
LC
2016-10-06 22:41
#73
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United States GeT_ReiCh 
The team that qualified for one major before being irrelevant?
2016-10-10 03:50
#3
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Finland lulxd1337 
N1
2016-10-06 21:19
#4
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Turkey FaZe|XANTARES 
a
2016-10-06 21:19
#5
Poland rdkN 
rip vp :c
2016-10-06 21:20
never
2016-10-06 21:44
#44
Ex6TenZ | 
Finland qBeY 
they going to be back tmrw
2016-10-06 21:46
a
2016-10-06 21:19
#7
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
cool
2016-10-06 21:19
#8
cromen | 
Denmark ilnert 
1
2016-10-06 21:19
nice slav suit jkaem
2016-10-06 21:20
#10
Thorin | 
Europe jam1e^ 
fd
2016-10-06 21:19
gl hf
2016-10-06 21:20
#12
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Indonesia holyjoe 
wasfsdgsgdfgdf
2016-10-06 21:20
1
2016-10-06 21:20
#15
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Sweden alizi 
:)
2016-10-06 21:20
#16
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Europe Predatorino 
Go Norway make your own Team
2016-10-06 21:20
Gl Norway <3
2016-10-06 21:20
gogogo jkaem, gl to you and team .Norway
2016-10-06 21:20
lol, he looks so fat in that picture
2016-10-06 21:20
#23
Europe bueR 
disband faze already
2016-10-06 21:20
#25
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Israel ZiinTotH 
Nice clickbait title there.
2016-10-06 21:20
is that jose mourinho in the picture ?
2016-10-06 21:20
Lool ffs man
2016-10-06 21:22
vp throwed matches today, lol jakem is delusional he think he is top1
2016-10-06 21:21
nice conclusion
2016-10-06 21:25
#29
mixwell | 
Spain Alser 
Don't like the title, I'm sure you were skeptical about using it too.
2016-10-06 21:22
#31
Poland rdkN 
yeah +1
2016-10-06 21:22
Kind of. But I had no way of fitting the full message into the title, so I had to improvise a bit.
2016-10-06 21:25
#32
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Brazil DileBani 
"jkaem believes the Norwegians will create a team again at some point in the future" This would be really cool. I still hope that jkaem sticks with FaZe for as long as possible though.
2016-10-06 21:22
yeah jkaem, rubino, rain, skurk, and some rando norwegian would be a rock solid t2 team
2016-10-07 01:06
Gopnik jkaem <3
2016-10-06 21:22
"In the future I do think we'll start a Norwegian team again, but not right now" Yeah in 2017 after the first major. FaZe is doomed im afraid. But it would make no sense rain to join this team. He could go to fnatic.
2016-10-06 21:48
#47
roman | 
Palestine ndr[o] 
only thing that holds him and the rest of faze is the paycheck... back to the roots bra make norwegian cs great again!
2016-10-06 21:52
Rumor has is that jkaem, rain and rubino will start a team with cromen AKA proman and maybe ztk, two other norwegian superstars, atleast cromen. cromen recking every1 top1 crodawg. GL
2016-10-06 21:55
#49
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Norway jnatten 
I heard this aswell, cromen is probably top 1 eu after this year.
2016-10-06 21:56
only one that can compete with cromen at the moment is s1mple.
2016-10-06 21:57
Where did u hear this?
2016-10-06 22:38
#51
NiKo | 
Austria Phil_1337 
jkam god
2016-10-06 22:02
yesssss make norway great again
2016-10-06 22:13
#53
United Kingdom Alth 
Top kek click bait title
2016-10-06 22:22
#54
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Finland kommunisti 
Gotta cash them FaZe checks first.
2016-10-06 22:34
Ask telenor to sponsor. My dad used to do some work for them.
2016-10-06 23:05
"We know that we're aimers and bla bla..." Wise words from jkaem!
2016-10-06 23:07
I'd love to see 100% NO team. We have Danish teams - so many, Swedish teams - so many and not even ONE Norwegian team. Shame.
2016-10-06 23:08
Lions best Norwegian team
2016-10-06 23:10
which just shows how fucking poopy our scene is atm
2016-10-08 01:13
but i'm faze fanboy :(
2016-10-06 23:12
Would love to see a top level Norwegian team again.
2016-10-07 00:13
Hltv going full clickbait mode
2016-10-07 07:27
#65
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Luxembourg alex24 
faze fix: -kio -allu -aizy +skurk +rubino +polly
2016-10-07 08:02
I used to play with Rain in Call of duty 1. Never forget this kiddie. So sad guy
2016-10-07 09:32
#67
Ex6TenZ | 
Finland qBeY 
If VP could be won only with running and shooting without tactics they wouldn't be top 1 :D Also funny to say they can't aim when there's Byali and Snax
2016-10-07 23:51
if he wants leave... ok -jkaem +niko gg faze
2016-10-08 01:06
"We always had a good feeling about playing versus VP, they fit our playstyle. We just play simple, run and shoot, and VP is very tactical, but they don't shoot as hard as other top-tier teams in my opinion. We always had good matches versus them even with LGB and London Conspiracy, we just feel good against them." topkek
2016-10-08 09:43
Yeah nice play jkaem. You definietly are better aimer than iGame so thats why you lost xD you so funny xD
2016-10-09 09:20
n1
2016-10-09 11:25
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