[VOD] North's Head of Esports operations messioso joins HLTV Confirmed to discuss changes and future

Why are North cutting ties with their longest-standing players and how come they missed out on Danish talent are going to be the main topics of HLTV Confirmed with Graham "messioso" Pitt, live on Twitch at 20:00

The esports veteran that took over the position of North's Head of Esports operations in November of 2019 joins HLTV Confirmed after news that his team benched Mathias "⁠MSL⁠" Lauridsen and Philip "⁠aizy⁠" Aistrup.

aizy was the team's longest-standing member, while MSL, the in-game leader, was removed in 2018 only to return at the start of this year. The latest addition of Jonas "⁠Lekr0⁠" Olofsson didn't change the team's direction, with a big shift expected for 2021 as North are set to test out Rasmus "⁠kreaz⁠" Johansson and Kristoffer "⁠Kristou⁠" Aamand.

messioso has worked with ESL, BLAST, and GODSENT in the past

With the panel of Chad "⁠SPUNJ⁠" Burchill, Milan "⁠Striker⁠" Švejda, and Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin asking the questions, the show will aim to peek behind the curtain of an esports organization and see why North are lagging behind other teams in Denmark.

Topic list:

Hotseat with messioso
-Who is messioso?
-Becoming North's Head of Esports
-Making plans for 2020
-Parting with Kjaerbye, snatching Lekr0
-Aizy and MSL out
-Missing out on players (blameF, TeSeS, Farlig)
-What is the direction of North?
-Viewer questions
Recent news
-KRIMZ (wrongfully?) VAC’d
-Sprout pull out of DHM
-Endpoint qualify for Pro League
-Global Challenge team list finalized
BLAST Showdown
-Redemption for NA with Liquid & FURIA
-Cloud9 show promise
Upcoming events
-Flashpoint 2 key storyline
-DreamHack group stage favorites
Playtime
-Leftover topics

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HLTV Confirmed Audio

Denmark Kristoffer 'Kristou' Aamand
Kristoffer 'Kristou' Aamand
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
296
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.69
Denmark Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1701
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.72
Australia Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill
Chad 'SPUNJ' Burchill
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.87
Maps played:
158
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.73
Czech Republic Milan 'Striker' Švejda
Milan 'Striker' Švejda
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.30
Maps played:
11
KPR:
0.90
DPR:
0.64
Sweden Rasmus 'kreaz' Johansson
Rasmus 'kreaz' Johansson
Age:
23
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
361
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
Sweden Jonas 'Lekr0' Olofsson
Jonas 'Lekr0' Olofsson
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1008
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
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Denmark Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1506
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
cool! Look forward to seeing his insight!
2020-11-30 18:58
1 reply
Get new talent recruiters please
2020-11-30 19:08
Nice
2020-11-30 18:58
4 replies
probably the worst project in csgo considering the investments and expectations
2020-11-30 19:03
3 replies
It's harsh but quite true. They had ShaZam form - except while he'd have a single good match a year, North would have 1 good tourney a year.
2020-11-30 19:10
2 replies
North players salary was rumored to be the highest about 2 years ago, such a fail
2020-11-30 19:12
1 reply
Just after the Krakow major they were terrifying, but then that form just evaporated into thin air never to be seen again.
2020-11-30 19:13
NORPH
2020-11-30 18:58
DISBANDDD
2020-11-30 18:58
#5
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Europe Ignotuspuer
Still Norph oder back to North after -MSL?
2020-11-30 18:58
future UK? pick one /close
2020-11-30 18:59
#7
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United States n0bodyAGAIN
nice, the head of the circus
2020-11-30 19:00
Imagine going from competing in major playoffs to having Kristou on your team Hope this helps
2020-11-30 19:01
N♿RTH
2020-11-30 19:04
LMAO NORTH
2020-11-30 19:43
Was definitely the best ESL admin back in the day.
2020-12-01 08:08
tldr anyone?
2020-12-01 15:47
2 replies
Everyone is overpaid here.
2020-12-02 08:55
1 reply
thx m8
2020-12-02 08:59
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