FunPlus Phoenix confirm Heroic roster signing

The Chinese organization has formally announced its entrance into CS:GO as a part of the Flashpoint league.

FunPlus Phoenix confirmed that they have become a founding member of Flashpoint and acquired the former Heroic roster to represent them in the league.

Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer and co. will kick off their FunPlus Phoenix campaign today at 21:00 , when they face off against Cloud9. FunPlus Phoenix and Cloud9 are in group C of Flashpoint 1, alongside Orgless and Dignitas.

The Danish squad has officially joined FPX

The organization, which won the League of Legends world championship last year, announced that the "CS:GO team is officially founded today", on the day of their first Flashpoint match:

"We are thrilled to announce that FPX CS:GO team is officially founded today, and will participate in the flashpoint league as one of the founding members, along with some world-renowned teams, such as Cloud9, Team Envy, Gen.G, etc. Main athletes of our CS:GO team are from Heroic, which won DreamHack Open Atlanta 2019" - FPX on Twitter

FunPlus Phoenix have the following lineup:

Denmark Marco "Snappi" Pfeiffer
Denmark Casper "cadiaN" Møller
Denmark Johannes "b0RUP" Borup
Denmark Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
Denmark Martin "stavn" Lund

Denmark Frederik "LOMME" Nielsen (coach)

Denmark Frederik 'LOMME' Nielsen
Frederik 'LOMME' Nielsen
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
623
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Denmark Martin 'stavn' Lund
Martin 'stavn' Lund
Age:
18
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
688
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.14
Denmark Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Patrick 'es3tag' Hansen
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1043
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Denmark Johannes 'b0RUP' Borup
Johannes 'b0RUP' Borup
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
959
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
Denmark Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1187
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Denmark Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Casper 'cadiaN' Møller
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1039
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
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Finally
2020-03-15 12:40
#14
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Sri Lanka kvezee 
unexpected
2020-03-15 12:41
+1
2020-03-15 12:46
#2
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India ESPORTSLOADED 
rigged trash point
2020-03-15 12:40
unexpected!!!!!
2020-03-15 12:40
+1, don’t think anyone saw this coming
2020-03-15 13:40
#75
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India X3pHyR_2k 
Not a single soul saw that coming
2020-03-15 15:55
#4
HenkkyG | 
Czech Republic cortan 
Internet explorer?
2020-03-15 12:40
6/8
2020-03-15 13:39
Best nickname ever
2020-03-15 14:09
Thanks
2020-03-15 14:11
+1
2020-03-15 16:58
8/
2020-03-15 13:41
#57
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Laos xtkjdtr001 
\0
2020-03-15 14:09
#5
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Poland Astoner55 
glhf!
2020-03-15 12:40
#6
HS | 
Estonia qoznyyy 
lol wtf r u confirming, the logos were already in flashpoint
2020-03-15 12:40
#12
HenkkyG | 
Czech Republic cortan 
++1
2020-03-15 12:41
Logos yea, but this is the first "official" news of them SIGNING HEROIC roster, even though we all knew that this will happen it still wasnt official
2020-03-15 12:50
#32
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Netherlands Duncan88 
Bro, CadiaN was already there for FPP in picking the groups
2020-03-15 13:04
You can represent a team in a tournament without being signed. The old fnatic academy squad werent allowed to play under fnc academy during the krakow minor due to academy teams being disallowed so they played under team ballistix for just that one tournament.
2020-03-15 15:01
#61
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Singapore Ellusive11 
Logo was there but roster wasn't there it said ? ? ? For players
2020-03-15 14:35
#7
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Spain Holiwis 
finally
2020-03-15 12:40
#8
Turkey _TT 
great move
2020-03-15 12:40
+1
2020-03-15 13:07
#9
k0nfig | 
Denmark QDouble 
who cars
2020-03-15 12:40
Who trucks
2020-03-15 21:50
wow unexpected
2020-03-15 12:40
Too cheap
2020-03-15 12:40
Worst signing for 1.6 millions ever lol
2020-03-15 12:41
Ok boomer
2020-03-15 12:41
Took them long enough
2020-03-15 12:41
WHY TIER 10 TEEAM? :(
2020-03-15 12:42
totally unexpected OMG WTF
2020-03-15 12:44
#19
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France niouke 
no shit sherlock
2020-03-15 12:45
"world renowned teams like envy and cloud9" LMAO
2020-03-15 12:48
LOL
2020-03-15 12:50
#38
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Germany AlmightyLou 
In other games maybe. Not so much in CS right now.
2020-03-15 13:13
#22
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Georgia Megobari 
unexpected as fuck, OMG
2020-03-15 12:49
#25
zonic | 
Albania Quarkz 
Someone please buy stavn.
2020-03-15 12:53
Who?
2020-03-15 13:07
#39
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Germany AlmightyLou 
Rip F1 Stavn should stay here, he's a good fit. -1 for Heroic selling roster, FPX choosing Tier2 League over EPL
2020-03-15 13:14
unexpected!!!!! I Cant believe!!!!111
2020-03-15 12:54
No shit :DDD
2020-03-15 12:57
rip g2
2020-03-15 12:58
Lul
2020-03-15 13:01
Great move! Hopefully this move will spark some confidence in the players! FunPlus Phoenix soon top 10!(hopefully)
2020-03-15 13:04
#87
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Austria SplasJ 
More like top 100
2020-03-16 00:31
nice
2020-03-15 13:06
best China cs team RIP tyloo
2020-03-15 13:07
wut
2020-03-15 15:52
#81
AZR | 
Taiwan Haoyuan 
However the best China team right now is ViCi Gaming.
2020-03-15 17:59
FunPlus Phoenix is the best name ever
2020-03-15 13:13
Holy shit. This is so poggers for us that follow pro LoL. Now Royal Never Give Up buy Astralis Pog
2020-03-15 13:15
Or Royal Never Give Up | Flusha The top of my penis is wet legit
2020-03-15 13:15
But astralis has their own LoL team
2020-03-15 13:55
#62
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United States stotte 
Afreeca Freecs sign ex-eUnited
2020-03-15 14:41
what a waste of money
2020-03-15 13:17
#43
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Indonesia Journeast 
Heroic better sign up the whole Orgless roster IMO.
2020-03-15 13:19
a bit late, eh
2020-03-15 13:27
fun plus phoenix (5 denmark person) = chinese gen.g (4 asian person) = american insane is world
2020-03-15 13:29
#46
Happy | 
Poland Millka 
lol born yesterday? look at real sport like football, volleyball, basketball etc look at past (Fnatic, VP, SK etc) normal thing no words...
2020-03-15 13:33
What?
2020-03-15 14:46
#90
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Europe AlL1n 
In football for example to play in EPL you got to have x number of British player in active rooster.
2020-03-18 05:04
#69
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France LeDiplomate 
Flag checks out.
2020-03-15 15:17
Worst name ever
2020-03-15 13:40
#51
zonic | 
Albania Quarkz 
Could be worse. There's an org called Unicorns of Love.
2020-03-15 13:49
#70
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France LeDiplomate 
Wtf bestest name.
2020-03-15 15:18
#73
syrsoN | 
Austria Klowman 
+1
2020-03-15 15:44
Awesome . Good Luck FunPlus Phoenix =)
2020-03-15 13:55
#54
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Poland Crai9Xen 
What a pity we wont see them at major(and their stickers) cause they throw every minor
2020-03-15 13:58
#55
oBo | 
Korea Moms_touch 
Fun+phoenix what is this even means wtf
2020-03-15 14:00
lol
2020-03-15 14:05
unexpected
2020-03-15 14:31
Trash name though...
2020-03-15 14:42
Withv this team Funplus Phoenix will win a CS GO Major this year, absolutely genius acquisition
2020-03-15 14:46
#66
Ale | 
Sweden LeoNKING 
yooo
2020-03-15 14:54
T2 team to play in a t4 tournament so I dont think anyone cars
2020-03-15 15:17
#71
BnTeT | 
Indonesia lukerey 
What next? Origen acquire big roster? Origen. TabseN
2020-03-15 15:26
Breaking News
2020-03-15 16:09
Its Fun, its Plus, its Phoenix. Happy play <(^_^<)<(^_^)>(>^_^)>
2020-03-15 16:10
#79
Coronaz | 
China orox2 
oh wow that was unexpected
2020-03-15 16:59
I'm DELUSIONAL_FPX_FAN
2020-03-15 17:03
#82
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Mexico 91021 
yo really
2020-03-15 18:42
Omg. They gona win Csgo major aswell
2020-03-15 19:09
Fun+phoenix? sounds like commercial name
2020-03-15 21:52
wait for Valorant, not smart move wasting money on CSGO in this tier3 team, atleast this is nothing for them, multibilionarie chinese orgs just waiting the launch of Valorant
2020-03-15 21:53
#88
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Austria SplasJ 
Valorant will be garbage so they quickly invested in CS when player numbers are high
2020-03-16 00:32
Clowns 🤡
2020-03-16 11:01
#91
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China xlands 
Wtf Denmark is so far away from China and how to manage the club
2020-03-21 08:49
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