Apeks sign truth; bench Marcelious

One month after parting ways with BTRG, Erik "truth" Hansen Dyrnes has now landed in Apeks as Ole "Marcelious" Kristian Langan has been moved to the bench.

Just weeks after winning the Telia League Spring over local rivals Nordavind in a three-map grand final, Apeks have announced that they are putting 19-year-old Marcelious on the bench to bring on truth.

truth will play with Apeks from now on

The move comes just weeks after truth severed ties with the Chinese organization BTRG, where the Norwegian had been plying his trade since the beginning of the year alongside Kristjan "fejtZ" Allsaar, with little notable success.

Moving to the bench will be Marcelious, who had been part of the team since before joining Apeks, when they were known as Kingpins. Back then, truth was also a member of the Kingpins lineup that beat Nordavind in the Telia League Fall 2018 grand final.

The statements from the new signing and the team's manager are the following:

"I am very happy to be back in the club that has taken the best care of me. Now I get the opportunity to help lift the Norwegian scene again. This is a long-term project that I have great faith in."

- Erik "truth" Hansen Dyrnes

"We're pleased to announce that truth has accepted our offer. He is incredibly dedicated and has a lot of experience to offer. He is someone that takes chances, and that is something we value highly and can yield positive results. He lives and breathes Counter-Strike.

"It's tough to make these decisions, but our results haven't been good enough. The decision to bench Marcelious was evaluated after this season. People might ask questions, but we think that this was the right decision to do at this time. Ole Kristian is still a young player and I think he has a bright future ahead. "

- Kenneth "Kenkenski" Johansen, manager

With truth's return, Apeks' lineup is now:

Norway Pål "Polly" Kammen
Norway Anders "aNdz" Kjær
Norway Kristian "akez" Kornbakk
Norway Sander "Grusarn" Iversen
Norway Erik "truth" Hansen Dyrnes

Norway Ole "Marcelious" Kristian Langan (Substitute)

Norway Erik 'truth' Hansen Dyrnes
Erik 'truth' Hansen Dyrnes
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
213
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
Norway Kristian 'akez' Kornbakk
Kristian 'akez' Kornbakk
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
90
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.15
Estonia Kristjan 'fejtZ' Allsaar
Kristjan 'fejtZ' Allsaar
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
569
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
Norway Anders 'aNdz' Kjær
Anders 'aNdz' Kjær
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
224
KPR:
0.60
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.12
Norway Ole 'Marcelious' Kristian Langan
Ole 'Marcelious' Kristian Langan
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
92
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Norway Sander 'Grusarn' Iversen
Sander 'Grusarn' Iversen
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
20
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.74
APR:
0.13
Norway Pål 'Polly' Kammen
Pål 'Polly' Kammen
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
400
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
#1
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Germany BIG_CLAN_FAN 
great
2019-06-12 15:31
#22
Khaos | 
Sweden Unluko 
Already better than FaZe!
2019-06-12 15:35
Why the fuck has a Esea Main Team hltv news
2019-06-12 15:44
new team, with god player like truth!!!! This team is new ENCE..
2019-06-12 17:50
norway super team
2019-06-13 01:08
Truth is insane
2019-06-12 16:12
ok
2019-06-12 15:32
#7
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Russia N1kDaN 
good luck, onliner
2019-06-12 15:32
+1
2019-06-12 22:02
#9
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Europe b7ack0ut 
wtf apEX
2019-06-12 15:32
i read apex also
2019-06-12 15:55
hahahaha bench marcelious well done xddd
2019-06-12 15:33
Bench their best playe wpwp
2019-06-12 15:33
Same as nordavind
2019-06-12 15:36
Radi didnt really perform like he should of
2019-06-12 15:37
#16
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Denmark MsP19XX 
Maybe he'll stop complaining on Faceit now, and focus on actual matches.
2019-06-12 15:33
#18
rain | 
Norway Alexed 
Ez pickup for nordavind
2019-06-12 15:34
#20
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Hungary StraYzie 
Lol, did they just remove their best player?
2019-06-12 15:35
#85
TENZKI | 
Norway TGJ 
Yeah, they are retarded
2019-06-13 01:32
#25
REAL | 
Norway strifer- 
bench best player?? i guess its not ingame then
2019-06-12 15:36
#27
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Ukraine Hierophant 
elo king
2019-06-12 15:37
apeks OMEGALUL
2019-06-12 15:42
benching best player ??????
2019-06-12 15:48
once you dodging pug on ESEA then you will be benched :)
2019-06-12 15:49
#44
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Serbia GODKipato 
Nq
2019-06-12 15:52
truth is actually decent thought his btrg can achieve some but he got illness in China
2019-06-12 16:43
Benching their only good player, smart move haha
2019-06-12 17:15
#60
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Norway kakemann 
+1
2019-06-12 17:42
#63
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Norway beastin 
Oh, I wonder who picked up Marcelious, great awper.
2019-06-12 17:54
#66
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United States Trump2020KAG 
Nor cs
2019-06-12 18:52
#69
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Norway velox01 
Best team in Norway. #weareapeks
2019-06-12 19:13
#71
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Norway Nordavind 
Take it Nordavind
2019-06-12 19:15
Bench norway`s second biggest talent gg!
2019-06-12 20:36
who is the first
2019-06-12 23:11
#81
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Norway beastin 
hallzerk I believe
2019-06-12 23:34
yee hallzerk
2019-06-13 12:28
#77
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Germany PeKay 
They kicked their Best Player lol
2019-06-12 23:04
Marcelious is the best Norwegian awper sad
2019-06-12 23:10
#80
Brollan | 
Norway J0naz 
Let’s see how faceit #1 will do on lan
2019-06-12 23:23
#82
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Norway beastin 
Polly wanted to awp again, only explanation I can think of
2019-06-12 23:35
Might work, he was insane before
2019-06-13 00:25
#86
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Finland NotEz4Ence 
Stop the press
2019-06-13 08:11
marcelious to nordavind in a few weeks
2019-06-13 18:27
#89
Brollan | 
Norway J0naz 
Replacing Hallzerk?
2019-06-13 23:20
replacing harr3
2019-06-13 23:20
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