Giants close in on deal for CPH Flames roster
Spanish organisation Giants is locked in talks with Copenhagen Flames about acquiring the Danish team, HLTV.org has learned.
Talks have already begun between the two organisations, with Giants interested in placing the team under the banner of x6tence — an organisation they acquired at the start of the month — to fill the void that was created by the departure of the Argentinian roster headlined by Nicolas "NikoM" Miozzi.
Copenhagen Flames recently decided to entertain offers for the team, according to a report from DBLTAP. The Danish squad broke into the top 30 in the world rankings in February and have managed to stay afloat despite losing three players, Asger "AcilioN" Larsen (MAD Lions), René "TeSeS" Madsen (Heroic) and Asger "Farlig" Jensen (GODSENT).
x6tence has previous ties to the Nordic region, having fielded a Swedish team between 2018 and 2019, called x6tence Galaxy. The squad, which included current NIP duo Tim "nawwk" Jonasson and Nicolas "Plopski" Gonzalez Zamora, most notably reached the semi-finals at DreamHack Open Winter before the organisation pulled the plug on the project due to internal problems.
Copenhagen Flames, who are currently ranked 39th in the world, will compete in the upcoming Regional Major Ranking (RMR) tournament — cs_summit 6 — , which will kick off next week. The team lost 20 percent of the 700 RMR points that they won in ESL One: Road to Rio following the departure of Farlig.
The Danish team have the following roster:
Morten "zEVES" Vollan (coach)