P4TriCK had been a part of the roster since September, 2017 and with him in the lineup, expert placed 10th and 12th in the last couple of seasons in ESEA MDL Europe. The German team cited time limitations as the main reason for his removal as he is focusing on his education.
The 22-year-old kressy, who is the new fifth of expert, previously played for EURONICS. There, the German rifler has recently finished in the top four of ESEA MDL S28 Europe, and placed second at ESL Meisterschaft Summer and OGA Counter Pit.
Team captain Robin "ScrunK" Röpke has released a statement, stressing the importance of reaching the playoffs in ESEA MDL Season 29 Europe and in German leagues. He also described kressy as a "very experienced player who could stand his ground in international competition".
"Unfortunately we have to say goodbye to Patrick after playing together for a year. As he is still focused on his education he cannot commit the time that we want to invest as a team. Patrick is a very talented player that also has the drive to win, I am sure he will quickly find a new team." ScrunK said in his statement.
"In kressy we have found a player that brings all the qualities we need. He is very experienced and could stand his ground in international competition with his former team which is why I am glad to welcome him. "
"Our goal for the upcoming season is to reach playoffs in both the German leagues and Mountain Dew League and to establish ourselves in international tournaments. In line with this we will be working hard on our game and to improve our system but are also aware that it will take time and therefore ask for patience. I am confident that we can get good results with this line-up. A huge thank you for all the support in the past weeks, I hope we can pay you back soon with good performances!"
The new expert lineup is as follows: