Twista departs ENCE's coaching staff

ENCE's former coach, who took an analyst role after receiving an ESIC ban in September, is no longer tied to the Finnish organization.

ENCE's overhaul continues following the staggered benching of Jere "⁠sergej⁠" Salo, Miikka "⁠suNny⁠" Kemppi and, reportedly, Elias "⁠Jamppi⁠" Olkkonen. The Finnish organization, which is undergoing deep restructuring and could be after Marco "⁠Snappi⁠" Pfeiffer and Thomas "⁠TMB⁠" Bundsbæk according to DBLTAP, has now cut ties with its former coach turned analyst, Slaava "⁠Twista⁠" Räsänen.

Twista and ENCE have parted ways after two years and a half

Twista was signed by ENCE in August of 2018 and was in charge of the team that won StarSeries i-League Season 6, BLAST Pro Series Madrid and was runner-up at the IEM Katowice 2019 Major, but the 33-year-old skipper was involved in the coaching bug scandal in September of 2020 and handed a 15 month ban by ESIC, after which he was moved to an assistant coach and analyst role, helping successor Eetu "⁠sAw⁠" Saha.

“Two and a half years went by flying with some remarkable achievements, poor decisions and struggles. I will cherish all the good and bads since the journey is what teaches you," says Twista. "The past six months have been a big lesson for me which I consider the biggest learning experience in the whole time as a coach. I took some distance late December to self-reflect my mistakes, I don't think any of the players in ENCE can deny my work in game, but I have much more to learn outside of it so that's where my focus will be going forward. I bow before every player who represented ENCE during my time and also thank everyone working behind us."

Twista's departure leaves ENCE down to two players and a coach in Aleksi "⁠allu⁠" Jalli, Joonas "⁠doto⁠" Forss and sAw, with Tuomas "⁠SADDYX⁠" Louhimaa also being rumored as one of the incoming players alongside the aforementioned Danish duo in the Finnish organization's plans to rebuild the team ahead of the upcoming tournament season.

"We would like to thank Slaava for his time and effort with us and for all the memories we made together," says Niklas “Willkey” Ojalainen, ENCE's General Manager, "it was now time to turn a new page for both sides and we wish him nothing but the best moving forward."

Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1539
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
Finland Elias 'Jamppi' Olkkonen
Elias 'Jamppi' Olkkonen
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
503
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.66
Finland Miikka 'suNny' Kemppi
Miikka 'suNny' Kemppi
Age:
26
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1189
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.69
Denmark Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Marco 'Snappi' Pfeiffer
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1268
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.67
Finland Tuomas 'SADDYX' Louhimaa
Tuomas 'SADDYX' Louhimaa
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
576
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.68
Finland Joonas 'doto' Forss
Joonas 'doto' Forss
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
451
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
Denmark Thomas 'TMB' Bundsbæk
Thomas 'TMB' Bundsbæk
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
418
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.69
Finland Slaava 'Twista' Räsänen
Slaava 'Twista' Räsänen
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.85
Maps played:
380
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.70
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salo
Jere 'sergej' Salo
Age:
19
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
673
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
Finland Eetu 'sAw' Saha
Eetu 'sAw' Saha
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
1267
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.67
ENCE LUL
2021-01-18 16:15
2 replies
Deserved
2021-01-19 00:45
1 reply
#90
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Finland LonelyFinn
well deserved
2021-01-21 11:18
Dispand soon
2021-01-18 16:16
#4
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Finland jakem0n
EZ4ENCE
2021-01-18 16:16
#5
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Australia B_Tannen
I still can’t believe they kicked aleksib.
2021-01-18 16:16
5 replies
#39
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Czech Republic LurDemus
+1
2021-01-18 16:35
The beginning of the end.
2021-01-18 17:43
#60
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India rivervp
Exactly, Aleksib was Ence, top 5 Tier 1 IGL. Without him, Ence is nothing. I love this redemption story so much, keeps getting better day by day with ence’s downfall and OG peaking at rank 6 in just its first year. All hail god Aleksib <3
2021-01-18 17:56
2 replies
#78
Sw1ft | 
Germany Joyex
Yea its kinda sad still, because Ence coulde ve been something really nice... Now they pay the price for not knowing what they had. And for having trusted bot allu.
2021-01-18 23:58
1 reply
Allu was important in the rise of ENCE just as much as Aleksi. You really need a cheerleader type especially if he's a veteran.
2021-01-19 17:08
Rip
2021-01-18 16:16
#7
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Denmark BrazmalDik
Disband pls... Fresh start, valorant maybe EnceVal Jammpi EnceVal Allu
2021-01-18 16:16
6 replies
#23
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Finland JooonsMO
they already disbanded. No 2 players are in same team anymore.
2021-01-18 16:24
2 replies
Disbanded is when the organization leaves the game entirely for at least a short time. they are trying to re-boot the team
2021-01-18 17:01
1 reply
#77
dRiim | 
Finland dRiim
A team can disband even if the organisation doesn't... what do you mean?
2021-01-18 23:02
Why would they disband when they just got 3 new players,
2021-01-18 18:06
2 replies
i truly hope they can do something with this roster or atleast win something
2021-01-18 19:17
1 reply
#79
Sw1ft | 
Germany Joyex
I liked ENCE when they had their major run. Even a little before that... After kicking Aleksi it was just a kick into the heart of any ENCE fan. You can clearly see the scars that ultimately shattered the teams spirit. Its just a shit show by now...
2021-01-19 00:05
F
2021-01-18 16:16
#9
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Turkey vaxxle
XD
2021-01-18 16:16
f
2021-01-18 16:17
#NOTSOEZ4ENCE D:
2021-01-18 16:17
Nice t4 news
2021-01-18 16:17
Ex-organization LUL
2021-01-18 16:17
F :(
2021-01-18 16:18
#16
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Finland HARD4ENCE
Going to coach HAVU perhaps?
2021-01-18 16:18
3 replies
He got 15 month ban from coaching.
2021-01-18 16:27
2 replies
#26
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Finland HARD4ENCE
After the ban expires ofc. And he could still be an assistant coach/analyst even without being on the server/teamspeak.
2021-01-18 16:28
1 reply
After 15 months he is dead, no money for food.
2021-01-18 19:02
How can anyone still give a damn about this tier 6 team?
2021-01-18 16:19
good bye bye cheater
2021-01-18 16:21
what is ence at this point? Allu... and?
2021-01-18 16:23
7 replies
doto
2021-01-18 16:29
doto and allegedly snappi & TMB
2021-01-18 16:32
allu, doto, saddyx, TMB and Snappi lmaoo
2021-01-18 17:10
1 reply
#57
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Europe Cirros_V2
Oof
2021-01-18 17:49
#54
God | 
Finland 5way
nothing /closed
2021-01-18 17:38
allu, doto, Snappi, Spinx and dycha +SADDYX 6th
2021-01-19 10:07
1 reply
They should have signed rigoN
2021-01-19 21:58
#22
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Russia _VaLT_
EZDISBAND4ENCE
2021-01-18 16:23
🦀Ence🦀is🦀no🦀more
2021-01-18 16:27
1 cheater left
2021-01-18 16:28
#28
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United States Phamous3k
Twista.... Cool rapper...
2021-01-18 16:28
Cheater?
2021-01-18 16:29
#31
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Finland Goble81
Natu, Allu and Twista are trio who controlled Ence and in the end ruined it. Those three are like "best friends forever" and they forgot to listen others. Let it be a lesson to all of them.
2021-01-18 16:30
1 reply
That bff thing is just an assumption i assume
2021-01-18 17:26
cheating scum finally
2021-01-18 16:30
#33
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Poland humen))))
RIP Finlando
2021-01-18 16:30
Even the coach is gone... But allu stays! Literally unkickable, I'm sure the new players will be happy to know.
2021-01-18 16:31
Lol Allu destroyed Ence, what a dick.
2021-01-18 16:31
#36
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Finland ballu609
good riddance, cheater
2021-01-18 16:32
And it all started with kicking aleksib
2021-01-18 16:34
1 reply
Probably the single worst decision from any org in modern CS.
2021-01-18 19:31
Good. Serve your punishment like a decent human being instead of skirting around it like a scumbag.
2021-01-18 16:51
Why bother with overhaul, this org is finished
2021-01-18 16:52
Cya cheater)))
2021-01-18 16:57
expected
2021-01-18 17:02
hope we see you never again cheater
2021-01-18 17:03
ence still wont be top 30 with snappi, just leave cs scene pls
2021-01-18 17:07
because problem with their IGL and lost everything we can call this "karma" right>?
2021-01-18 17:22
#49
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World Beard43
Wow, so ENCE have decided to move away from having cheats in their team?
2021-01-18 17:22
Don't cheat next time
2021-01-18 17:23
#52
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Finland H0rnPub
Noway allu stays in his own shitshow for long, soon he goes to ruin another brand
2021-01-18 17:31
1 reply
who will take him after this shitshow
2021-01-18 18:46
allu makes terrible decisions but hey we havent seen what this new line up could bring i hope that they atleast end their losing streak 🤔
2021-01-18 17:39
snappi, don't think he can save ence. TMB been mentioned as player to follow so no brainer picking him up if they get snappi, but no chance ENCE are tier 1 this year...
2021-01-18 17:49
Rip ence,good luck finnish cs.
2021-01-18 17:56
#61
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Poland IDIEYOUNG
ENCE retard org. WP
2021-01-18 18:04
keeping allu is the problem lol but i guess when you own a stake in ence that’s easier said than done
2021-01-18 18:14
#64
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Europe jigglepeek
finally.
2021-01-18 18:46
expected
2021-01-18 19:13
ence should sign ex-mibr, kng cogu hen1 lucas1 trk vsm
2021-01-18 19:24
#70
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Finland de_suomi
It's so bittersweet to see ENCE collapsing. Next week natu probably leaves and goes back to selling mobile phone plans. RIP natu's palju.
2021-01-18 19:26
deserved
2021-01-18 19:56
#73
NAF | 
Finland Lupuu
disband soon?
2021-01-18 20:20
feels bad
2021-01-18 21:39
just disband already who the fuck supports ence 2021 after all that stupid drama and now we got HAVU that lineup looks solid. and we all know when sergej gets back from military hes going to join HAVU 100%
2021-01-18 22:00
Good shit, clearly twista and allu were the problems, if everyone hated allu, how can twista just look next to them and do nothing? Also twista wanted aleksib gone as well. So yes this is 1 less toxic snake.
2021-01-18 22:29
#80
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Finland CleanMac
F
2021-01-19 00:44
welp
2021-01-19 03:47
#83
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Poland SebL
He was a good coach, GL to whatever he choose to do next.
2021-01-19 07:51
It all started when ence kicked aleksib bruh
2021-01-19 08:50
soon only Allu left xd
2021-01-19 08:55
Disband?
2021-01-19 12:27
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