chrille departs Epsilon

Striker
March 21st, 2017 00:06

Epsilon and their coach Christian "chrille" Lindberg have parted ways, the organization announced on their website.

Christian "chrille" Lindberg had been coaching the team since the days they were called Cringe Gods, who emerged for the first time at the PGL Minor ahead of MLG Columbus before their adjusted lineup got signed by Epsilon in March.


chrille is looking for new opportunities

After over a year with the Swedish squad who went through numerous changes in that time - including the loss of Joakim "disco doplan" Gidetun to fnatic and William "draken" Sundin to NiP -, chrille and Epsilon parted ways, as the team "wanted a fresh vision of tactics":

"Although the CSGO team wanted a fresh vision of tactics for themselves, this was an extremely difficult decision. Christian is a hardworking and genuine person, pumped up behind his team all the way. He brought a team from the unknown status, to one of the top teams in the world. This alone is not a small achievement. I’m sure that one day our paths will meet again!" Epsilon's CEO, Greg Champagne, said in a statement.

The coach had this to say to HLTV.org about his departure:

"We have gone from nothing to in one year to be a consistently top 25 team in the world, there is something unique in CSGO to be proud of. It requires an enormous amount of time and commitment to consistently deliver results. After being a map from a Major qualifier and so close to a semi-final in WESG, the team felt that a change was needed. We took an extremely hard decision to separate to give the team and myself new motivation and opportunities.

I've been a part of the Epsi family over a year and it's a time I will always remember. I had the privilege to coach Sweden's top talents and players with tremendous experience from the past. I wish my old players and the new additions of Epsilon good luck and I really hope you reach your dreams.

A new chapter begins and I hope to have everything sorted with a new team as soon as possible.

Thanks for all the support in Epsilon, fans and even to you players from other teams I've met, see you guys again soon!"

We have gone from nothing to in one year to be a consistently top 25 team in the world, there is something unique in CSGO to be proud of. It requires an enormous amount of time and commitment to consistently deliver results. After being a map from a Major qualifier and so close to a semi-final in WESG, team felt that a change was needed. We took an extremely hard decision to separate us to give the team and myself new motivation and opportunities.
I've been a part of the Epsi family over a year and it's a time I will always remember. I had the privilege to coach Sweden's top talents and players with tremendous experience from the past. I wish my old players and the new additions of Epsilon good luck and I really hope you reach your dreams.
A new chapter begins and I hope to have everything sorted with a new team as soon as possible.
Thanks for all the support in Epsilon, fans and even to you players from other teams I've met, see you guys again soon!

Epsilon now are:

Sweden Fredrik "REZ" Sterner
Sweden André "BARBARR" Möller
Sweden Fredrik "freddieb" Buö
Norway Karl-William "kalle" Haraldsen
Sweden Aleksandar "jayzaR" Zarkovic (trial)

Norway Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsen
Karl-William 'kalle' Haraldsen
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
256
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Sweden William 'draken' Sundin
William 'draken' Sundin
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
505
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Sweden Joakim 'disco doplan' Gidetun
Joakim 'disco doplan' Gidetun
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
418
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Sweden Fredrik 'freddieb' Buö
Fredrik 'freddieb' Buö
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
459
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Sweden Aleksandar 'jayzaR' Zarkovic
Aleksandar 'jayzaR' Zarkovic
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
211
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
Sweden Christian 'chrille' Lindberg
Christian 'chrille' Lindberg
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
19
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.09
Sweden André 'BARBARR' Möller
André 'BARBARR' Möller
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
461
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Sweden Fredrik 'REZ' Sterner
Fredrik 'REZ' Sterner
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
459
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
ez
2017-03-21 00:06
#7
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Germany Fr3shGy 
whyyy :(
2017-03-21 00:07
#14
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Iceland xijmplr 
draken said that devilwalk is coaching now
2017-03-21 00:07
devilwalk coached prime time fnatic time for a new era
2017-03-21 00:12
#54
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France t3r4byt3 
Devilwalk didn't really do much for the team, he was more like a cheerleader
2017-03-21 11:31
He is. He also have an offer to continue with them but have not decided yet.
2017-03-21 11:30
Nice.
2017-03-21 00:11
for all who say who? he is only male player to ever go <1 rating vs female team show respect plz
2017-03-21 00:13
and even then it wasn't a female team, slap was playing
2017-03-21 00:35
#26
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Peru 2loro2 
+chrille as Coach for Dignitas?
2017-03-21 00:29
#32
fer | 
Argentina MyMatkhev 
+1
2017-03-21 00:58
#27
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Serbia lancemisensei 
i hope he will find good team in the future!
2017-03-21 00:30
#28
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Croatia mds818 
as a coach..he probably did a good job,but the problem is epsilon is shitty af now(not shitty,but under their standards) is because there were too many recent roster changes and not enough time to adapt,they lost disco to fnatic,couple of months later they lose draken...
2017-03-21 00:32
#34
NiKo | 
France Meduza 
dafuq is this noob lineup =D
2017-03-21 01:26
#35
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Spain akproxx 
#saveREZ
2017-03-21 01:57
rez needs better team. talent wasted in epsilon
2017-03-21 02:23
#39
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Brazil Brazilian Wax 
-friberg +rez please
2017-03-21 03:33
#41
f0rest | 
Argentina GZ^ 
this would be crazy good mano
2017-03-21 04:39
#40
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Sweden lagcats 
gl chrille
2017-03-21 03:36
#45
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United States lybrel 
going to get my comment deleted but seriously, who? thought rez would leave for a real team edit: wait, HLTV is now reporting on coaches leaving T100 teams? wtf man. thought this would be news about rez or freddie
2017-03-21 06:02
edgy
2017-03-21 11:25
T100 lmao, epsilon would wipe the floor with any NA team except the top 4
2017-03-21 13:19
It's the second best Swedish team
2017-03-24 08:10
going back to his four friends
2017-03-21 06:53
#48
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Malaysia phyzell 
Markeloff did well for NaVi
2017-03-21 08:29
#49
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Germany ConAction 
Okey with the caliber he delivers its almost certain Dignitas will pick him up
2017-03-21 09:03
#50
f0rest | 
Indonesia rareguy 
How many Lindbergs do Sweden actually have
2017-03-21 10:23
It's a semi-usual last name
2017-03-21 15:12
#70
f0rest | 
Indonesia rareguy 
don't tell me you are also one of them
2017-03-21 23:12
#51
FalleN | 
World Vechnyp 
chrille left epsion because scrilla has ended, got em
2017-03-21 11:16
how will life go on with these big news? How will we endure the loss of chrille? The greatest mind of the 21st century
2017-03-21 15:11
Good luck mate
2017-03-25 08:55
why JayzaR isnt playing for epsilon?
2017-03-25 23:55
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