ENCORE join HAVU

ENCORE have announced that they have joined the ranks of a new Finnish organisation called HAVU Gaming.

Founded in April, HAVU Gaming boast a management team featuring former Finnish top players Toni "toNppa" Luhtapuro and Janne "Kuppi" Kuparinen, as well as a group of digital marketing professionals.

toNppa will also act as the team's coach, hoping to put to good use all the experience he accumulated while playing for Hoorai/69°N-28°E, one of the most storied Finnish Counter-Strike teams of all time.


disturbed & co join HAVU Gaming 

The move to HAVU Gaming comes as a significant boost to the Finnish team, who finished runners-up to iGame.com at Lantrek, in March. Last month, they competed in the European closed qualifier for DreamHack Tours, placing third-fourth following a 0-2 defeat against Tricked.

"I’m thrilled to start working with this project," team captain Taneli "disturbed" Veikkola said in a statement. "When Kuppi called me in January and told me about their plans I was hooked.

"I’ve been thinking about creating something new for a while now, and this is a perfect opportunity to show some quality Finnish work."

HAVU Gaming have the following lineup:

Finland Taneli "disturbed" Veikkola
Finland Jesse "KHRN" Grandell
Finland Mikko "xartE" Välimaa
Finland Timo "REFLEX" Rintala
Finland Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen

Finland Toni "toNppa" Luhtapuro (coach) 

Finland Janne 'Kuppi' Kuparinen
Janne 'Kuppi' Kuparinen
Age:
-
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
APR:
0.00
Finland Mikko 'xartE' Välimaa
Mikko 'xartE' Välimaa
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
948
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Finland Taneli 'disturbed' Veikkola
Taneli 'disturbed' Veikkola
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
215
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.17
Finland Timo 'REFLEX' Rintala
Timo 'REFLEX' Rintala
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
307
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Finland Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Aleksi 'Aleksib' Virolainen
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
588
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.18
Finland Jesse 'KHRN' Grandell
Jesse 'KHRN' Grandell
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
747
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Finland Toni 'toNppa' Luhtapuro
Toni 'toNppa' Luhtapuro
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
APR:
0.00
good luck
2017-05-03 08:06
LOL
2017-05-03 08:11
#3
gas | 
Korea kaiske10v 
gl shaker
2017-05-03 08:06
#5
United States 2uh 
VITTU
2017-05-03 08:06
#6
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Finland CoFmo 
H
2017-05-03 08:06
#7
steel | 
Belarus Ruble 
WTF
2017-05-03 08:06
LUL
2017-05-03 08:08
#10
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Russia xtkjdtr01 
Navi hype
2017-05-03 08:09
ez for HAVU
2017-05-03 08:10
#13
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Romania WOTAN 
Didn't they retire like 1 year ago?
2017-05-03 08:10
yeah. it's pretty worrying that the number 2 team in finland are a bunch of once retired players making a comeback with even less commitment than last time around. RIP FINLAND CS
2017-05-03 10:09
#64
zehN | 
Finland jemmis 
how are they number 2 team tho xd
2017-05-03 17:27
so what's your top 5 teams for finland?
2017-05-03 19:05
#71
zehN | 
Finland jemmis 
dont follow finnish scene that much to know top5 but u cant rate "HAVU" to be top2 by just looking at the lineup, cus they havent really been playing too much anything else other than latest DHT qualifier
2017-05-03 20:00
They came second at lantrek losing to iGame, and in DHT open qualifier they placed higher than ENCE, iGame and Rynnäkköviikset. So wich team should be the number 2 team in Finland?
2017-05-03 20:24
#75
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Finland Despasiitto 
Top 5 Finland 1. iGame 2. HAVU 3. Chrome 4. Rynnäkköviikset 5. ENCE
2017-05-04 00:42
thank you my man
2017-05-04 08:42
#15
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Australia Boucas 
HAV U seen this T50 team?
2017-05-03 08:11
#60
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Finland Dynas 
Yeah still beder than australian shit scene :DD
2017-05-03 15:24
#77
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Australia Boucas 
100% True. A giraffe could play better than any Australian.
2017-05-04 02:00
Thats cool rgt ?
2017-05-03 08:11
#19
suNny | 
Finland iPaZ 
wow gl
2017-05-03 08:15
#20
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Other TapioKuusela 
disturbed full time again?
2017-05-03 08:15
#21
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Europe KappaKaako 
Finally xarte has come back home to cs
2017-05-03 08:16
#22
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Finland ginbay 
Top 5 inc
2017-05-03 08:16
ez 4 the madfragger Mikko "xartE" Välimaa
2017-05-03 08:16
#24
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
Good luck boys! Well deserved! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-05-03 08:18
How is it well deserved?
2017-05-04 00:49
#25
broky | 
Latvia De1Co 
GL HF
2017-05-03 08:29
#26
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India Gandhii4 
ez 4 ence & madfragger Mikko "xartE" Valimaa
2017-05-03 08:29
Xarte PogChamp
2017-05-03 08:37
#havuja !!!
2017-05-03 09:07
#45
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Finland coswell 
Cool name (means like a pine trees sprig) and nice logo. Nice to see new projects like this from Finland. Hopefully they just really train and make this long project...
2017-05-03 10:29
#49
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Russia Liberast 
Finally Navi found the better players
2017-05-03 11:57
ez for välimaan mikko
2017-05-03 11:59
#53
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Hungary StraYzie 
Ez for 3DMAX
2017-05-03 12:22
#55
Twistzz | 
Latvia `DinGo 
Nice :)
2017-05-03 14:39
Finally good news! But why is young man aleksi in this pappa team?
2017-05-03 14:56
#65
Grim | 
Finland schurmn 
I agreeded, should have gotten a more experienced and older player like natu
2017-05-03 18:03
+1 Can't agree more
2017-05-03 21:27
#58
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Sweden lagcats 
i wonder wat will happen to dis team? Will it disband or stay for a while? xD
2017-05-03 15:18
#61
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Finland Madd!z 
ez 4 HAVU
2017-05-03 15:30
#62
sergej | 
Finland Hyp3rrr 
GL BOIS
2017-05-03 16:10
too ez 4 Välimaa's "xartE" Mikko
2017-05-03 16:37
Next top1 team.
2017-05-03 18:39
#67
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Finland RamboAAA 
ez majors boys, ez havu stickers
2017-05-03 18:43
gl for the team!
2017-05-03 18:59
EZ havu aka weed stickers next major
2017-05-03 19:12
#74
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Europe lalt 
ok, but who is in the next ENCORE lineup? allu, natu... ?
2017-05-04 00:36
disturbed hype also add joelz for online quals
2017-05-04 18:15
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