Gnøffe joins Astralis Talent

The 18-year-old player is the academy team's fifth member.

Lucas "⁠Gnøffe⁠" Brunsvig has signed for Astralis Talent, the Danish organization announced on Wednesday, filling the gap on the team left by the departure of Rasmus "⁠Zyphon⁠" Nordfoss in April.

"We have tested quite a few players and I'm really happy we have found a player like Lucas (Gnøffe), who as a player and as a person fits our culture and work ethics," Dennis "⁠vnG⁠" Vang, team coach and Head of Talent, said about the signing. "He has impressed us with his approach to the game and already now he is integrated into the team and with his teammates."

Astralis Talent have a new fifth, Gnøffe

"He has proven to be the crucial last piece of the puzzle in term of team dynamics and a common understanding of how to play," vnG added, saying that he believes improved results will happen "in coming weeks and months".

The 18-year-old made his debut for Astralis Talent in BLAST Rising 2021 and Elisa Invitational Summer earlier in May, with his only other HLTV.org-featured matches dating back to 2020 when he played alongside Danny "⁠BERRY⁠" Krüger in OPAA.

The academy team of Denmark's renowned organization has struggled to make an impact on the international scene and is currently ranked No. 171 in the world. Astralis' youngsters are lagging behind what NAVI Junior and Young Ninjas squads have been able to achieve, with the latter knocking on the doors of the top-30 after wins over teams such as Movistar Riders, ENCE, and Endpoint in the last month.

Astralis Talent are now:

Denmark Mads "⁠vester⁠" Vestergaard
Denmark Alexander "⁠Altekz⁠" Givskov
Denmark Andreas "⁠Void⁠" Dietrichsen
Denmark Victor "⁠vigg0⁠" Bisgaard
Denmark Lucas "⁠Gnøffe⁠" Brunsvig

Denmark Mikkel "MistR" Thomsen (begins summer 2021)

Denmark Dennis "⁠vnG⁠" Vang (coach)

Denmark Alexander 'Altekz' Givskov
Alexander 'Altekz' Givskov
Age:
17
Rating 1.0:
0.81
Maps played:
29
KPR:
0.55
DPR:
0.71
Denmark Andreas 'Void' Dietrichsen
Andreas 'Void' Dietrichsen
Age:
18
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
50
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.70
Denmark Victor 'vigg0' Bisgaard
Victor 'vigg0' Bisgaard
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
0.91
Maps played:
56
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.73
Denmark Mads 'vester' Vestergaard
Mads 'vester' Vestergaard
Age:
19
Rating 1.0:
0.84
Maps played:
60
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.75
Denmark Lucas 'Gnøffe' Brunsvig
Lucas 'Gnøffe' Brunsvig
Age:
18
Rating 1.0:
0.77
Maps played:
13
KPR:
0.55
DPR:
0.74
Denmark Danny 'BERRY' Krüger
Danny 'BERRY' Krüger
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
723
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.73
Denmark Rasmus 'Zyphon' Nordfoss
Rasmus 'Zyphon' Nordfoss
Age:
17
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
38
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.70
#1
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Ukraine ReanuKeeves
Expected
2021-05-12 16:16
4 replies
ez for the australian talent cooper "void" farrell
2021-05-12 16:17
I understand the reference in your username
2021-05-13 00:48
1 reply
you smart man
2021-05-13 15:54
#55
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Brazil MlNE
is ø allowed in cs
2021-05-13 02:50
#2
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Denmark devnr1
gl son
2021-05-12 16:16
1 reply
thanks dad
2021-05-12 19:57
pointless team
2021-05-12 16:16
1 reply
to train them?
2021-05-12 16:21
how to pronounce?
2021-05-12 16:16
9 replies
Would be something like "Gnuffeh" I would guess.
2021-05-12 16:22
7 replies
Gnøffen/Gnioffen?
2021-05-12 16:28
6 replies
For us its as it is written, but for other non-norwegian hltvmens))))
2021-05-12 16:30
5 replies
Mens))
2021-05-12 16:33
#38
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Norway fuxzer
god damn non-norwegian mens
2021-05-12 16:44
3 replies
Imagine not being viking 😎😎
2021-05-12 16:44
2 replies
+1
2021-05-12 18:44
1 reply
I'm exported Viking
2021-05-12 20:30
Gnoeffeh
2021-05-12 16:26
#5
kise | 
United States Plactus
cool I guess
2021-05-12 16:17
#6
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Asia Drag0nJ
ahahahahahahahaha
2021-05-12 16:17
#7
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Poland baba_booey
they tagged wrong void XD
2021-05-12 16:17
4 replies
Nah cooper obviously plays from Australia in tier 3 EU tournaments lol
2021-05-12 16:18
Nt they just signed an Astralian player
2021-05-12 16:19
lmfao. i was like WTF who is this australian guy
2021-05-12 16:19
1 reply
I was like: oh wow this guy changed so much, lol
2021-05-12 16:22
Ok
2021-05-12 16:17
#10
sausol | 
Switzerland x676
hahahahahaahhha
2021-05-12 16:18
#11
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Brazil urisco
altralis LUL
2021-05-12 16:18
1 reply
what does that even mean
2021-05-12 16:28
Wrong Void cmon HLTV
2021-05-12 16:18
wrong void OMEGALUL
2021-05-12 16:19
0.77 LUL
2021-05-12 16:20
#20
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Finland okxD
ok!
2021-05-12 16:22
nice Void XDDD
2021-05-12 16:22
x join astralis -> I'll read that. talent -> ok no bye.
2021-05-12 16:23
Are they collecting ppl named Lukas/Lucas?
2021-05-12 16:23
#25
OK | 
United States Bioax
who?
2021-05-12 16:25
who?
2021-05-12 16:26
.71 rating. Lets go.
2021-05-12 16:29
good luck!
2021-05-12 16:30
this youngster team is a massive joke. I mean talented youngsters always need a top tier igl to help them and thats why danish scene is so successful. There is a reason every top danish pro right now has gone through top igls like hunden, MSL, and whoever else from the past
2021-05-12 16:30
1 reply
Astralis already were cutting players salaries just recently, they can't really afford to get a team of the caliber of Copenhagen flames or something like that for their academy. They just basically signed a bunch of "random" kids in hopes they can strike gold with one or two of them.
2021-05-12 18:34
#34
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Kazakhstan byltby
Who?
2021-05-12 16:32
Good luck Gnøffe⁠!
2021-05-12 16:36
Gnøffe top10 danish youngster <3
2021-05-12 16:38
who cars
2021-05-12 16:51
can you stop with this Astralis propaganda.. we already know HLTV is part owned by Astralis. No reason to spam it every day
2021-05-12 17:28
#42
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Russia ToughGuy
All players with less 1.0 rating
2021-05-12 17:31
1 reply
talent men))
2021-05-12 17:56
can't they just name it astralis academy or something? talent... :/
2021-05-12 17:56
expected
2021-05-12 18:22
ok.
2021-05-12 18:44
Junk talent
2021-05-12 20:46
so since this guy has ø in his name does that mean you can blyat letters as well?
2021-05-12 21:11
#53
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Poland SebL
Never heard about this man, but if he impressed vnG then he has to have something in him right? GL Astralis, finding talents is important in every country even in Denmark, and it's good that orgs. like this invest into it.
2021-05-13 00:32
WHO?
2021-05-13 05:38
#57
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Argentina mpocsgo
zyphon was the better player of that team by far
2021-05-13 06:43
#58
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Finland itsRolezki
Talent without talent Ez
2021-05-13 08:54
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