HAVU release REFLEX

HAVU Gaming have announced that Timo "REFLEX" Rintala is no longer part of their Counter-Strike team.

In a statement, the Finnish organisation explain that the decision was mutual and that they hope to fix "some internal issues" before the team heads into bigger events.

Timo "REFLEX" Rintala had been part of HAVU since May, when the organisation signed the team known as ENCORE. Despite domestic success, with victories at NeSA and at the ESPORTSM finals and the Nordic Championship, the team has struggled to be competitive in Europe, with the recent failure to qualify for the ECS Development League being a bitter pill to swallow.

REFLEX has been released by HAVU

Tom "stonde" Glad, who has been out of action since May 2016, when he stepped down from ENCE's roster due to health issues, will be joining the team on trial for an undetermined period of time.

"I believe that this is an unfortunate but necessary action to this matter," said HAVU chairman Janne "Kuppi" Kuparinen

"This will probably affect our performance in a short-term but help us in a long term. We are all thankful for Timo’s contribution for HAVU."

HAVU now have the following roster: 

Finland Jesse "KHRN" Grandell
Finland Mikko "xartE" Välimaa
Finland Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen
Finland Jere "sergej" Salo
Finland Tom "stonde" Glad (trial)

Finland Taneli "disturbed" Veikkola (backup)

Finland Toni "toNppa" Luhtapuro (coach) 

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 Tom 'stonde' Glad
Tom 'stonde' Glad
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
219
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.11
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 Jere 'sergej' Salo
Jere 'sergej' Salo
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
529
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.15
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
#1
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United Kingdom Tendies 
HAVU are easily best in Finland, since iGame has kinda gone to shit. Good luck, I hope this is a step in the right direction.
2017-09-03 18:16
#65
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Finland Dynas 
yep
2017-09-03 21:45
#2
FalleN | 
Brazil vctr1 
n1
2017-09-03 18:15
:O
2017-09-03 18:15
expected
2017-09-03 18:15
#10
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Andorra glassis 
expected
2017-09-03 18:15
#13
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China wordEXE 
vittu :(((
2017-09-03 18:16
gl
2017-09-03 18:16
#15
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Finland ginbay 
STONDE LUL
2017-09-03 18:16
expected
2017-09-03 18:16
expected
2017-09-03 18:17
nice
2017-09-03 18:20
#22
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Spain Silber_ 
Finally Stonde is back, I would like to see Reflex and disturbed in the lineup tho, like the old 3dmax (without natu, he sux)
2017-09-03 18:21
#24
Grim | 
Finland schurmn 
Stondaa
2017-09-03 18:25
Guess he had gag REFLEX after all :DDD
2017-09-03 18:27
#28
JW | 
Finland Ilucs 
FINNISH CS Can't hold a roster together for more than two months
2017-09-03 18:30
#50
suNny | 
Finland jakem0n 
Haha, we are just so hateful and toxic people or too fucking lazy for practising. Gg Winland, never will have good cs:go team.
2017-09-03 19:33
man, norway is even worse:(
2017-09-03 21:16
ez for stonde
2017-09-03 18:32
#30
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Malaysia phyzell 
Reflex can now join Five Power Internationals. To get his talent spotted by rich organizations. :o
2017-09-03 18:35
STOND IS BACK
2017-09-03 18:40
ez 4 allu
2017-09-03 18:44
#34
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
RIP REFLEX! Why him? We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-09-03 18:47
Coz he toxic
2017-09-03 18:52
#47
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
wow, I didn't expect that! So, well decision! thanks!
2017-09-03 19:23
> " so, well decision " > " We smart" Pick one
2017-09-03 23:17
#69
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
well decided* Looks like u never fail writing! Good luck next time ;)
2017-09-03 23:44
Expected. Very Nice for Havu gayming to get an awper
2017-09-03 18:52
hey i like stonde aka tompppppppppppppppppa
2017-09-03 18:55
ez for ma man tomppa ;P
2017-09-03 20:04
#45
AREA | 
Finland VALTZUb 
ez 4 stonde
2017-09-03 19:08
#46
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Portugal Tooxic13 
Finland guys what happend?? is reflex underperforming??? I dont realy follow finland scene but i would like to know more about it
2017-09-03 19:10
#48
ZywOo | 
United States TeamSESH 
Stonde! He can be nutty. Hope he plays well
2017-09-03 19:25
+
2017-09-03 20:46
ez for fucking god stonde welcome back
2017-09-03 20:03
Interesting. Reflex was quite a good player, so must have been something in the team. Stonde is a clear step up in the AWP department over Xarte, that dude has an insane skill ceiling.
2017-09-03 20:06
Kuppi?! it's wings.Kuppi ?!?! btw, who is the igl?
2017-09-03 20:32
Xarte
2017-09-03 20:47
Aleksib is the igl. Easily best one in finland.
2017-09-04 01:36
goodbye reflex: (
2017-09-03 21:21
-havu (no sergej) + sergej x5 = tier1 team
2017-09-03 22:27
+1 #RUNsergej
2017-09-04 15:42
#71
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Finland kAlluYT 
This will make Havu even stronger! #HAVUJA
2017-09-04 11:52
in my opinion very good move
2017-09-04 16:04
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