enkay J on sh1ro: "I do think that syrsoN is the better AWPer"

With a semi-final matchup against Gambit on the horizon, Niclas "⁠enkay J⁠" Krumhorn sat down with HLTV for a long discussion about BIG

It has been a mixed couple of years for BIG, coming from the high of a stint as the number one team in the world, to their current position down at #16. Along the way there has been a high profile roster change, but just as important is the recent addition of enkay J as coach.

Coming off the back of a run to the final of DreamHack Open, BIG enter the V4 Future Sports Festival with everything to prove, and they succeeded in clearing the first hurdle by booking a ticket straight to the semi-finals.

It has been a busy two weeks for BIG's new coach

HLTV sat down with enkay J to talk about that DreamHack grand-final run and their performances so far at V4, the issues he has identified in the BIG camp, and how he plans to go about fixing them.

Congratulations on making it straight to the semi-finals, you must be thrilled!

We certainly are. We did come in with quite high expectations, seeing our group we realised we have tough opponents, but we got a bit lucky that Fiend beat Gambit so that played into our hands. In general we are quite happy about the results so far, but we are not done yet.

How did you feel about your match against Fiend, particularly the very tight battle on Mirage?

Going into the game against Fiend we obviously already knew which maps were going to be played, we 100% knew they were going to pick Mirage against us. I think we kinda surprised them with the Inferno veto, that might have caught them off guard just a tiny bit. We were really well prepared on every single map that we were going to play.

We did have a good game plan, but unfortunately we did lack some discipline when it came to the force buys; unfortunately we lost both anti-ecos after winning each pistol, so that kind of took some momentum from us, it kind of… it kind of f****d us over, right? In the end it was just a mentality game for us, as soon as we started winning some rounds we picked up some momentum, we kept rolling, and as soon as we hit overtime we knew we were going to close it out on Mirage.

Looking to the second map of Dust2, it raised a few eyebrows that you would pick a map that is so strong for Fiend, especially considering gade’s recent comments that you were working to expand your map pool. Why did you pick it?

…because it is also one of our best maps as well? That’s the easiest answer I could probably give you, we are really feeling confident on that map. I would consider us one of the top three teams in the world on this map. Obviously they are also a good team, but I have to admit the fact that they are playing with a stand-in favoured us. We are really confident on that map, against any team on any day of the week, so we went with comfort here.

The CT side was impressive on Dust2, is that a particular strength for you?

Definitely. It is definitely a strength of ours, the CT side, but that is currently sort of… I don’t want to say meta, but every team is really strong on the CT side ever since the recent changes. You used to see teams posting double digits on the T side more often right? Right now, it’s the complete opposite, CT sides are getting a lot of rounds, mostly hitting double digits. As soon as we picked up six rounds on the T side, we were really happy with that result, because we knew coming into the CT side that we were going to get at least 10 rounds there.

How do you feel about the upcoming semi-final matchup with Gambit?

The matchup would be quite intriguing to be honest. The map pool… obviously I don’t want to go into too much detail about the veto right now (laughs), but looking at the matchup I think it does suit us quite well. How they play, how our style compares against theirs, I think it does suit us. I feel that we will be going into this match as the underdog, and this will also play into our hands as well because we aren’t going to feel any pressure. We can just do the things that we like doing, and we can do as much damage as we want to because of the ‘no pressure’ card, so to say.

Are you worried about the strong map pool that Gambit have, given the admission that you need to expand your own?

I do have to admit that they do have a really really strong map pool, that’s true, but ever since I joined the team we have been working on strengthening our map pool as well. I think we did do that well in the last two weeks, obviously it is not where we want it to be right now, but for the two weeks I have been with the team we have improved a lot. We are confident in our map pool for now, and I do hope that it pans out as we are hoping.

Do you see the battle between the two AWPers, sh1ro and syrsoN, as the key to winning that game?

There is obviously going to be a tremendous battle between the two of them right, given the firepower that each of them brings to the table. I do think that syrsoN, in my opinion, is the better AWPer. Obviously I am quite biased here I’m not gonna lie about that (laughs), but in my opinion I do think that syrsoN has been performing really well in the past year or so. I do think that if he is really motivated, if he has a good day, then it is going to be super beneficial for us regarding this matchup, and this will then hopefully pave our way to the grand-final.

Taking a closer look at syrsoN’s play, how do you feel about how reliant he seems on the scoped rifles?

I don’t know if a lot of people know this, but syrsoN actually came up as a rifle player. He only made the change back in… I want to say 2015, I could be wrong here and it was 2016, but back in Alternate Attax he made a transition to a main AWPer. If we keep this in mind, I think he has been doing exceptionally well.

People probably have the wrong conception about the fact that he is only using scoped weapons, and just make the assumption that he is really bad with rifles. A player that has been even more reliant on the scoped rifles was JDM in my opinion, right? He never really played rifle. syrsoN is actually a really good rifler, back in the days he was an entry fragger and was playing really well with the rifle, but then he was offered the main AWP role and made the transition. He can do a lot of damage with the rifle as well, he has been showing that in some rounds in 2020 I think.

I remember a particular highlight on B site of Nuke! Do you think it's preference, or more to do with the roles and positions he plays?

I think it’s a bit of both, I think everything comes together here; his role within the team, then with the positions he is taking on the map it is a lot easier, for example, to be posted up and cut off rotations at certain times with an AWP. Also obviously it is a preference for him, now that he has been playing the AWP so much, he is feeling so comfortable and confident with the weapon that he is just gonna take it, even a Scout over an AK nowadays. Within the role that he has within the team, he can get more kills with the scoped rifle than a regular rifle.

enkay J has focused on taking some of the burdens on tabseN's shoulders

To dig into the map pool issue a bit more, how have you gone about improving that since you joined BIG?

That is a good question indeed. For me coming into the team, I can just look at their statistics and I can be like “okay, you suck on this map, you suck on that map” but it’s not always the case. For example, when I look at the stats, our Overpass is at a 25% win rate over the last three months or something like this, but we really do feel confident on that map. The stats don’t really reflect how we are feeling, how we are actually playing, or how confident we are on the map in general.

For me, when I joined the team, it was more or less about having dialogues with players and seeing what do they feel confident on, where do you feel comfortable, just getting a good feel of where the players see themselves performing well consistently. Then after the talks, we are just coming up with a solution: okay, we have to focus on these specific maps, if we do focus on these maps more in the two weeks preparation we have for this event, then we will have a quite decent map pool in our opinion.

How much do you look at what other teams do on a particular map, compared to just jumping in a server and coming up with ideas?

A bit of both I would say, it really depends. For me, for example, it’s tough with Overpass, I haven’t been really playing or looking at the map for the past two years because it has always been a perma-ban for Sprout. In general, we look at what other teams are doing quite well, comparing that to our strat-book, and if we do have something similar then maybe we can tweak it. It’s a bit of both as I mentioned before because sometimes tabseN is coming up with a lot of great ideas on the fly of what we could add, or what we could adapt, but sometimes you need some inspiration from other teams as well.

Taking a step back to ask a more general question, how do you think things have gone since joining BIG?

It has been going quite well so far, we did reach the final of DreamHack Open, and if I am informed correctly it was the last DreamHack Open, so it is a bit of a bummer we lost. We are… I don’t want to say happy, but we are satisfied with the result of reaching the final, obviously we would love to have beaten fnatic and it was a bummer that it ended up beaing clean sweep for them.

In general, in my opnion, we can be quite satisfied with the past two weeks since I have been here, because we did improve our map pool which was our number one priority. Now we have also reached the semi-finals of this event, and we are not done yet, we do hope that we can reach the grand-final and take the trophy home to Berlin.

When you came into the team, what were the first impressions like?

To be honest I was quite surprised how much better the communication and tactical awareness was, and in general how well things have been done here compared to where I have been in the past. I did realise that I can take a lot of workload off of tabseN’s shoulders by taking care of scheduling, taking care of the content of practice, what we do really want to work on and what are things we need to do right away. Relieving some of that workload from tabseN has been the number one priority for me coming in, because if he has less work like that, the better he is going to call, the better he is going to perform individually, and the better the team is going to do overall.

Other than that it’s just a work in progress, I still need time as I have only been here two weeks. It is going to be taking more time, and we are just going to be doing things on the fly for now.

What kind of role do you see the ideal coach fulfilling in a team?

I think the most important thing is that the coach is some sort of role model to the players. He has to be really strict when it comes to scheduling as well as being on time, he has to be a role model in that regard. He has to take care of the things that players don’t really want to do, such as the content of practice. He has to pretty much just do things so that the players don’t have to do as much work as they otherwise would have. As well as obviously then, preparation-wise, analysing not only the opponents game but also our own game, trying to eliminate the mistakes or the fails so to say, so it’s a lot of things that come together to form the coaches role.

When I spoke to gade, he spoke highly of your contribution to the team’s mental state. Do you see the motivational aspect of a coach as something that is important?

Definitely, that is also something that is important for the coach’s role. If the coach is sitting or standing behind the team and constantly facepalming or raging, it’s not beneficial for the team, the players may feed off the coach’s energy. You have to have some kind of positive attitude, not only when it comes to the official games, but also when it comes to practice games as well.

Obviously at some point you have to be some sort of asshole when it comes to mistakes, if they keep doing it over and over again you have to be that pain in the ass telling the player “Hey, stop doing that BS”. It’s tough, sometimes you have to be their friend, sometimes you have to be their boss, and just tell them what they need to do. They probably will hate you for that, but that’s just the way it is.

What are the longer-term expectations and goals for BIG?

I personally want to get to where they were last year when they still had XANTARES and tow b as player and coach. I want to get them back to the number one position in the HLTV world rankings, that’s my personal goal and I think the team have set themselves that goal as well. This is what we are going to work on, step by step, day by day, month by month.

enkay J says his team needs to refind the joy of playing

What do you think you need to do to get there?

Work harder than we did before, that’s probably the simplest answer I can give you for that. I still have to get a better overview of where we can improve, where we are lacking certain things. I do have some impressions for now, but two weeks is just too short of a time to be able to tell what we really need to do, but we need to work harder than before, we do need to work more efficiently in a lot of regards, and we need to have the joy of playing and love the game.

I feel like they have been lacking this a bit in the past couple of weeks or months, ever since results haven’t been as good as they have been before, I think this has taken a bit of a toll on them. Just enjoying what they are doing is the most important thing, enjoy working, if we do this then we can do great things in the future

Is it pressure from the community, or is it the pressure they put on themselves that has taken the toll?

To be honest, I don’t think that the players do get affected as much as one would think by the community’s point of view. I do think they themselves set their own standards, ever since they were the number one team in the summer of 2020, standards have been at a different level and they have been putting themselves under too much pressure in that regard. They have been used to performing as well as they have been, and when you get used to winning and all the sudden you are losing to teams that in the past you have been beating constantly, then you’re getting frustrated, one thing leads to another, and people start turning on each other. As soon as people get that hunger again and the motivation to work and grind harder than before in order to realise the common goal, then it will click.

Let’s finish off with a fun question; what do you think about the change Valve made to allow grenades to be dropped? It feels like we haven’t seen the meta develop too much yet on that front.

I think that was a great change to be honest, I think that was a great change that Valve did there. The timing was probably not the best one could argue (laughs), but I think, as you also mention, that we have not really seen the meta change that much. At BIG, we are always trying to be as smart as we possibly can about our utility usage, so therefore we are constantly looking at where we can improve our grenade dropping. I don’t want to go into too much detail, we just want to be as efficient as we possibly can with the utility, and I think the buff that change will bring is going to be very beneficial for us in the long run.

Right now, we have a lot of ‘construction sites’ so to say in our camp, that we need to focus on first. As soon as we get rid of these little areas for improvement, then we will have more time to sit down together and talk about where we can come up with something nifty.

It's just facts.
2021-11-19 22:07
45 replies
sh1ro is better than s1mple as a AWPer while syrson is not even top10 awper in the world.
2021-11-19 22:08
29 replies
Considering s1mple and zywoo are more of hybrid players with just 30-40% kills with awp, sh1ro is actually the best "pure" awper rn. 2021's syrson is definitely not
2021-11-19 22:12
12 replies
men don't overcomplicate things
2021-11-19 22:41
9 replies
Yeah it’s onliner vs onliner who cars
2021-11-19 23:00
8 replies
enkayj has no idea what hes talking about
2021-11-19 23:09
7 replies
flair + name,
2021-11-20 00:38
4 replies
Latvian cs
2021-11-20 05:49
3 replies
Because asian cs is better
2021-11-20 07:39
1 reply
Nice flair, so delicate and sweet
2021-11-20 11:03
yes we have one of the best entry fraggers in the game and we have a potential superstar awper if he does become consitent, also we have multiple teams which have latvian players playing tier 5 , so yeah also Its better than every other baltic states cs so be quiet
2021-11-20 18:09
Only part people are right is that sh1ro is a better awper but not much. Saying syrson is not a top 10 awper is straight bullshit
2021-11-20 11:18
1 reply
Sysrson Is definitely a top 10 Awper no one can't deny that, in terms of impact he maybe even top 7 above MANTUU and Cadian
2021-11-20 15:20
Smoooooooooooooooooooooooooyaaaaaaa best awper
2021-11-20 02:08
+1000500
2021-11-22 03:37
sh1ro is better as a rifler than s1mple, s1mple is just way smarter in the way he takes fights.
2021-11-19 22:13
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Poland v1ctorex
xd
2021-11-19 22:24
XD?
2021-11-19 22:34
given what you said, s1mple is the better rifler then...
2021-11-20 02:03
Lmao, you have no clue what you're saying xD. 1/8
2021-11-20 03:44
true
2021-11-20 11:48
ahahaha that’s why s1mple has 99999 non awp highlights and sh1ro got only 1 moment as I can remember
2021-11-20 18:27
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Turkey ShooGTr
0/8 s1mple > 2x sh1ro also zywoo > sh1ro
2021-11-19 22:31
Better baiter maybe
2021-11-19 23:15
hltv.org/news/30897/top-20-players-of-20.. Syrson actually top 10 kekw
2021-11-19 23:35
6 replies
+1
2021-11-20 00:37
2020, bro. this form was 11-23 months ago. Not sure he will be anywhere close to top10 this year
2021-11-20 18:29
4 replies
Syrson player of the week 0.46 AWP kills/round bro probably not top 10 but only cos Tizian keeps switching to knife
2021-11-20 18:33
3 replies
Didn’t ever said he is bad, but there is no way he can make it to top10 this year
2021-11-20 23:39
1 reply
probably not
2021-11-20 23:42
Dont get me wrong, syrson is great awper but nothing close to the top. In 2020 i would give him minimum top 10, but on 2021 his shape is not at top :)
2021-11-21 02:58
syrson should play only scout, his awp isn't even mediocre, not even close to shiros level
2021-11-19 22:08
everything checks out
2021-11-19 22:09
+111111
2021-11-19 22:34
" I do think that if he is really motivated, if he has a good day, then it is going to be super beneficial for us regarding this matchup" syrson 13 y.o. tOkyO_GhOuL-DeadInSide-dEpreSSed-Kid-aNtIsOcial needs to have a "good day" to even stand a fighting chance against sh1ro. SAD!!!
2021-11-19 23:07
5 replies
he can wing any game without being motivated, he is a heartless machine with no emotion except his undying love for the reich
2021-11-19 23:45
4 replies
Lel
2021-11-20 00:38
that escalated quickly
2021-11-20 00:44
2 replies
Haha really.
2021-11-20 01:20
so did poland
2021-11-20 01:55
This is the most delusional a German has been since 1945.
2021-11-19 23:18
even spiidi is a better awper than shiro, and spiidi isn't even an awper...
2021-11-20 00:16
2 replies
denis the real awper used to play main awp in BIG! feast your eyes on this: hltv.org/stats/players/matches/7511/deni..
2021-11-20 04:32
1 reply
that was the weirdest roster move ever
2021-11-20 14:27
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Brazil Sachi_
meteu essa ?
2021-11-20 05:27
that didn't age well at all did it 😎
2021-11-21 11:16
xaxaxaxaxa literal bot
2021-11-19 22:07
1 reply
this is one of the worst comments i have ever seen from a coach, what an absolute clown that guy and from now on i hope big loses all of his games.
2021-11-19 23:56
bro
2021-11-19 22:07
lmaooo
2021-11-19 22:07
No bias obviously
2021-11-19 22:07
bruh
2021-11-19 22:07
First the Xantares/Gade thread and now this. I thought baiting was against the rules.
2021-11-19 22:08
23 replies
After Xantares left, I was sure about this team will never be the same. I dont think that they can be nr1. again with this roster.
2021-11-19 22:20
7 replies
No chance even with Xantares
2021-11-19 22:23
They were never number 1
2021-11-19 23:15
3 replies
Check hltv rankings July 2020 my man
2021-11-20 07:28
2 replies
Online era doesn't count
2021-11-20 16:47
1 reply
Wtf does that even mean, did hltv just disband rankings because it's online Cope
2021-11-20 19:45
They were doing terrible with xantares after 2020 summer run
2021-11-20 00:38
1 reply
they were exhausted at that point since they had the most games that year
2021-11-20 09:47
They're Germans so I doubt they are programmed to make jokes
2021-11-19 22:20
8 replies
Dont know about jokes, but we are good at baiting
2021-11-19 22:24
7 replies
That was top bait so I'm sold
2021-11-19 23:34
#182
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Peru TheJuan
"we" wtf
2021-11-20 03:03
5 replies
shoot I didnt realize we do border extension again
2021-11-20 04:44
Did you forget im jerman swiss or what?
2021-11-20 05:46
3 replies
#201
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Peru TheJuan
no im pretty sure you said you were jerman brasilian or something like that (I think youre more half baiter, half delusional)
2021-11-20 05:52
2 replies
Sometimes, i am really done with this Site...:D
2021-11-20 11:04
Jermans = delusional? Ayo wtf
2021-11-20 12:56
+1
2021-11-19 22:37
hltv is baiting, cherrypicking the most controversial statement to be the header
2021-11-19 22:42
4 replies
and the statement was made lightly, almost like a friendly joke
2021-11-19 23:51
+1
2021-11-20 00:38
When i read that, i don't even think enkay was being serious but it made headlines to cause some controversy. The dude literally talked briefly and jokingly about and it made headlines
2021-11-20 01:50
+1
2021-11-20 04:43
lmao
2021-11-19 22:08
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Denmark valt3rr
Nah
2021-11-19 22:08
just lol
2021-11-19 22:08
Yes he is correct!
2021-11-19 22:08
1 reply
+1
2021-11-20 00:39
I respect his opinion, but I think its partially stated this way because he can't exactly be a new coach and just say "nah my awper is worse" He could, but he wants to establish rapport with his players, right?
2021-11-19 22:09
3 replies
of course
2021-11-19 22:12
correct
2021-11-20 00:39
Exactly In his heart of hearts he knows sh1ro is better but Think about if he said “ yeah sh1ro > syrson, DUH”
2021-11-20 08:34
why do BIG members keep taking bruh
2021-11-19 22:09
4 replies
Why is hltv asking bait questions and use the answers as clickbait headlines?
2021-11-20 00:39
3 replies
+1
2021-11-20 00:44
#180
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United States MAX___
+1
2021-11-20 02:45
they should have asked about his favorite sauerkraut instead
2021-11-21 03:02
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Austria Ostmark
remember when BARBARR said that plopski was better than brollan? aged like milk
2021-11-19 22:09
1 reply
who? fine aged milk tho
2021-11-19 23:05
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Ukraine futplxyer
Check syrsoN stats on this LAN, he's been terrible so ofc coach trying to hype him up rofl otherwise he will play like acoR
2021-11-19 22:09
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Russia ToughGuy
why big changing coaches all the time?
2021-11-19 22:10
2 replies
All crap since tow b left
2021-11-20 00:39
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Germany l3oNmC
Dude stepped back, but I think he got removed from it and sent back to being an Analyst, and Legija stepped in for the time they had no coach. In Germany we call someone like Legija Ehrenmann
2021-11-20 01:32
I would love to see Big eliminate Gambit but cmon. I say Gambit wins 8/10 matches against them
2021-11-19 22:10
AHAHAAHAH now I really hope sh1ro destroys them
2021-11-19 22:10
hahaha delusional big at their best
2021-11-19 22:10
sixer> both.
2021-11-19 22:10
No
2021-11-19 22:10
I've seen more deluded people than people who represent BIG. Everytime they interview they think someone from their team is the best. It's embarrassing
2021-11-19 22:10
4 replies
Did you actually read the article?:)
2021-11-20 11:06
3 replies
No sir Mr extremely nice guy 😅
2021-11-21 04:02
2 replies
So i gonna try to explain, he just said that with a smile on his face. He didnt believed what he said :D Have a nice evening.
2021-11-21 21:20
1 reply
Ty :) have a nice day
2021-11-22 05:39
i aren't think that
2021-11-19 22:11
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Spain t3mg
who says who is the best?
2021-11-19 22:11
1 reply
some guy with J in nickame but not ChrisJ weirdo, new characters update
2021-11-19 23:07
after all this time DELUSIONAL_BIG_FAN was enkay j
2021-11-19 22:14
2 replies
+1 kek
2021-11-19 22:42
XD
2021-11-20 12:02
#29
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Czech Republic forseti12
I aren't agree
2021-11-19 22:11
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Germany aL1337
straight fax
2021-11-19 22:11
HAHAHAHAHAHA BUG GO HOME, THIS ISNT ONLINE MOST OVERRATED TEAM EVER
2021-11-19 22:12
sh1ro 1.60 rating syrson 1.09 rating no bias involved ofc
2021-11-19 22:12
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Czech Republic Ventraks
1.60 in what universe
2021-11-19 22:17
1 reply
at the V4 tournament, thats where the interview was made
2021-11-19 22:18
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Poland iOFF
enkey need doctor
2021-11-19 22:13
syrson_1_top10_sh1ro_0_top10
2021-11-19 22:13
1 reply
+1
2021-11-20 00:40
syrsoN = one of the worst AWPers ever
2021-11-19 22:13
1 reply
So bad that he made top10 last year
2021-11-20 00:40
sh1ro is top 3 awp this year
2021-11-19 22:13
We've found the DELUSIONAL_SYRSON_FAN user lmao
2021-11-19 22:14
1 reply
lol
2021-11-19 22:37
lmao
2021-11-19 22:14
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Latvia HiImRenars
copium check LUL
2021-11-19 22:16
mental hospital transfer rumor: +enkayJ
2021-11-19 22:16
2 replies
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Norway Balta69
LMAO
2021-11-19 23:55
XD
2021-11-20 12:03
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Finland dvlx
nah man not always but gotta admit syrsoN is better when he's feeling it
2021-11-19 22:16
1 reply
Everyone is better whem "they're feeling it".
2021-11-21 13:13
#45
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Bahrain Ax1yn
DELUSIONAL_SYRSON_FAN best answer to enkay J
2021-11-19 22:16
#46
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Argentina Frannnnnnn
0/8
2021-11-19 22:16
Delusional
2021-11-19 22:17
#49
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Croatia Netkov
Kekw.
2021-11-19 22:17
KEK
2021-11-19 22:19
yes, they are both can play only with awp + sh1ro baits too much and syrson is better sniper
2021-11-19 22:22
2 replies
0/8. you clown can‘t be that serious LMAO
2021-11-19 23:09
1 reply
ok dude
2021-11-19 23:23
KEKW
2021-11-19 22:23
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Europe Zwenix
Not biased at all.
2021-11-19 22:27
1 reply
I mean, what is he supposed to say?
2021-11-20 00:41
syrsoN is a good AWPer. He's like top5 of snipers. I really like his calm and accurate shots.
2021-11-19 22:28
1 reply
He is not. Maybe year ago top 5
2021-11-19 22:30
Whole team so delusional. Gade thinks he is as skilled xantares and their coach think syrson is better than shiro
2021-11-19 22:30
2 replies
#73
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Portugal SpeedOn
True...
2021-11-19 22:38
Gade is ultra kek
2021-11-20 01:15
#63
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Germany pumpy
speaking fax
2021-11-19 22:31
nothing but interviews shitting on gambit lol now i feel bad for them
2021-11-19 22:34
#68
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Russia Me_car
AHAHAHAHAHAHAH
2021-11-19 22:35
Even syrsoN knows that is not true and would never say that. Why did he do him like that?
2021-11-19 22:37
#72
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United Kingdom IDEKKK
gade says hes better than xantares, now syron better than sh1ro??? Germans are delusional man
2021-11-19 22:37
5 replies
they have this superiority complex since a long time ago... #justajokedontbanmepls
2021-11-19 22:40
1 reply
hahahahah, funny. banned
2021-11-19 22:57
gade most german BIG player
2021-11-20 00:41
Funny observation when gade is danish
2021-11-20 02:12
1 reply
#220
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Kazakhstan Avantc7
He’s already assimilated by germans xD He even speaks in german
2021-11-20 09:51
syrson is better scouter
2021-11-19 22:38
#75
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Norway Balta69
xaxaxaxaxaxaxa
2021-11-19 22:39
#76
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Germany Heathen333
i mean i love syrson but there is now way he is better
2021-11-19 22:39
Deluusioonaal
2021-11-19 22:46
#82
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Romania SplaXie^
ZywOo > s1mple > device > sh1ro
2021-11-19 22:47
3 replies
#132
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Vietnam El0nMusk
About trophy: device>s1mple>zywoo >sh1ro About talent: sh1ro>zywoo>s1mple>device End of career: sh1ro>device>zywoo>s1mple No biased
2021-11-20 00:32
2 replies
Stfu
2021-11-20 01:17
S1mple>zywoo in literally anything
2021-11-20 12:58
simply not true ChrisJ is the better awper
2021-11-19 22:51
1 reply
#89
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Estonia thisba!tes
Can't deny...
2021-11-19 22:58
Stopped reading at "I DO THINK THAT SYRSON IS THE BETTER AWPER"
2021-11-19 22:53
biased, so ok
2021-11-19 22:55
#86
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Russia M1shV4T
I mean, of course he would say this any way
2021-11-19 22:56
1 reply
+1
2021-11-20 00:42
#87
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Finland AliSabid
interesting
2021-11-19 22:57
Idk man, stats say otherwise
2021-11-19 23:02
syrson peaked for three months last year he was the best during that time for sure, but we've never seen the same level from him again
2021-11-19 23:05
he has no idea what hes talking about
2021-11-19 23:09
LMAO sh1ro almost on s1mple level and enkay really thinks syrson is better LOL Fueling sh1ro isn‘t smart
2021-11-19 23:10
he's right. sh0r0 is kd kid and baiter.
2021-11-19 23:12
1 reply
+1
2021-11-20 00:42
big clan members wildin
2021-11-19 23:13
#104
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North America Krivix
LMAO
2021-11-19 23:16
HAHAHAHAH XDDDDDDDDDDDD
2021-11-19 23:21
#108
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Poland moistu
syrsoN form end in 2020 XDD
2021-11-19 23:25
I dont know if he is serious or just trolling mens)))
2021-11-19 23:31
Guys, where can I watch the redbull flick 2v2 invitational?
2021-11-19 23:37
that's that's a confident guy right there
2021-11-19 23:43
90 % only comment the headline
2021-11-19 23:43
2 replies
+1 hltv clickbait headlines seem to work, they learned from CNN.
2021-11-20 00:42
1 reply
Name checks out
2021-11-20 11:08
why all these loser keep talking shit bubble gade now this one
2021-11-19 23:44
nc joke
2021-11-19 23:44
hahaa
2021-11-20 00:03
#122
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Sweden DonGatsby
Lmaaao
2021-11-20 00:13
only completely out of this world articles coming from this event.
2021-11-20 00:15
Better != impactful especially in term of consistency. I think syrsoN may be a wilder AWPer than Shiro but Shiro is way more consistent and reliable to get the frags that matter. syrsoN can have some really off-day that he is essentially useless. I would pick Shiro any day of the week. The CSGO tournaments are usually not very long. CSGO matches can be very quick. One off-day is all it takes to get your team eliminated in the tournament.
2021-11-20 00:17
A better AWP'er? I have to disagree with that statement but I do agree that SyrsoN is better with rifles than sh1ro is. Overall, great interview. :) Fingers crossed Enkay J can bring BIG to some great successes in the future. ^^
2021-11-20 00:18
Currently I wouldn't say his clearly better, they are on the same level. syrsoN seems to be very psychologically affected be the team morale and currently its pretty low. If BIG would be doing better and he is about as confident as he was 2020 then he would blow sh1ro away who is currently playing at his peak level, I don't think he can surpass himself a lot while syrsoN currently is only playing at 50% of his power.
2021-11-20 00:18
syrson better hahahaha
2021-11-20 00:18
You say what
2021-11-20 00:21
and they will get absolutely demolished
2021-11-20 00:30
lmao rip big tomorrow. sh1ro mvp
2021-11-20 00:31
1 reply
As expected
2021-11-20 15:26
true tho
2021-11-20 00:36
1 reply
I mean i like your political view, but A BIG (pun intended) NO. Sh1ro is on a different level syrsoN even if he still solid, but not as good as he last year
2021-11-20 03:09
#135
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Vietnam El0nMusk
Enkay j: i’m BIG coach Also Enkay j: a little bias How little??? BIG means big 😆
2021-11-20 00:38
3 replies
Best joke 8/8
2021-11-20 09:06
+1
2021-11-20 11:09
LOL
2021-11-20 11:44
#140
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Denmark NipoCS
What's up with BiG and being deluded lol.
2021-11-20 00:39
Big and being delusional - name a better duo.
2021-11-20 00:44
Go home bot clan nobody likes u jermans
2021-11-20 00:47
1 reply
Cya in h.. Hello?
2021-11-20 01:18
Flag checks out
2021-11-20 00:52
#158
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Portugal dracø
lol no
2021-11-20 00:52
Sh1ro is defo more skilled and talented than Syrson.
2021-11-20 00:56
#160
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France NMLVirush
delusional
2021-11-20 01:03
dude no. even if big win tomorrow, no
2021-11-20 01:03
bro never say that shit again
2021-11-20 01:27
smooya better
2021-11-20 01:28
enkay J🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢💩💩💩💩💩💩💩
2021-11-20 01:47
DELUSIONAL
2021-11-20 02:08
#176
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Liechtenstein jensonRr
SyrsoN > Everyone
2021-11-20 02:16
That’s confidence! Which is good to have tbh
2021-11-20 02:22
Okay, im waiting for the punchline. Enkay J: youtu.be/9oxGcja1RSM
2021-11-20 02:24
I love Syrson but no. Sh1ro is so high level on such a consistent basis it's insane.
2021-11-20 02:28
he has to say that lol.. hes his coach, what is he suppose to say? that sh1ro is better? xD i mean he is ofc but he cant say that
2021-11-20 03:01
syrson is way older
2021-11-20 03:16
#185
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United States $harlen
Very funnie
2021-11-20 03:33
#186
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Brazil setsz
gafolo better than both nt
2021-11-20 03:36
we have to laugh
2021-11-20 03:46
you don't have to sound delusional just to motivate your own player
2021-11-20 04:33
there is no universe where that is true
2021-11-20 04:49
I think he means scouter
2021-11-20 05:26
#197
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India needlyfe
KEKW
2021-11-20 05:36
this is the biggest suckup from a new member to a team I've ever seen
2021-11-20 05:43
#202
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United States Rayduh
I thought baiting isn’t allowed on HLTV
2021-11-20 06:10
syrson will even feel bad for this cause he knows where he is compared to sh1ro
2021-11-20 06:25
gambit have probably bought their own apartments at young age with their online winnings money...meanwhile what are the big guys going to achieve?
2021-11-20 06:30
Inb4 syrson gets gapped
2021-11-20 06:45
lmao sh1ro will destroy syrson any day but as a coach enkay has to say what he said even if he doesn't believe it, he must never show that he doubts his team
2021-11-20 08:08
The thin line between bold and stupid comment was actually crossed. Also BIG with gade won't be nowhere near they were even with top1 coach. They simply lack firepower as hell. On a good day, they can beat almost anyone, but how many days we will experience? Not many, be sure about that... numbers don't lie ;) hltv.org/team/7532/big#tab-rosterBox 0,99 0,97 0,99 and non of them is IGL, lol :)
2021-11-20 08:12
I respect his honesty but thats a unprofessional move
2021-11-20 08:20
#212
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Brazil Gunzel
Stopped reading after shitson better awper
2021-11-20 08:41
cool titles hltv
2021-11-20 08:49
lmao this guy is living an illusion, in a couple hours he will be regretting his words
2021-11-20 08:58
hobbit is better awper than syrson
2021-11-20 09:18
Biased
2021-11-20 09:29
Syrson tier 2
2021-11-20 09:42
Both bots
2021-11-20 10:33
2 replies
#224
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Vietnam El0nMusk
sh1ro>=s1mple No doubt Next year will >> Next next year >>>
2021-11-20 10:51
1 reply
name flair checks out expected from 0iq
2021-11-20 12:51
#223
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Turkey razendd_
If Syrson was a little younger, i would agree
2021-11-20 10:40
#231
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Hungary raffai
Xd
2021-11-20 11:41
Lmaoooo thats fucking emberassing
2021-11-20 11:47
i are think that
2021-11-20 11:47
syrson - wtffff
2021-11-20 11:51
Imagine making this statement just to see how everyone is laughing at you xD
2021-11-20 12:05
I showed this to my son and told him this is what happens if u smoke weed.. He's scarred for life. Thnx EnkayJ
2021-11-20 12:06
#242
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Russia iamidiot
AXAXAXXAAXXAXAXAXAXXXA
2021-11-20 12:06
The hubris on BIG members is just baffling
2021-11-20 12:46
bruh
2021-11-20 12:53
#247
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India rivervp
Syrson is hot garbage onliner lol
2021-11-20 12:58
'bruh' moment.
2021-11-20 13:03
#250
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Romania b0jack
bruh
2021-11-20 13:10
sure buddy
2021-11-20 13:21
lmao
2021-11-20 13:24
NT
2021-11-20 13:41
#254
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Serbia Mahmet
nt
2021-11-20 13:43
Syrson who ?
2021-11-20 13:44
XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
2021-11-20 13:44
This aged well ))
2021-11-20 13:48
what a cute statement coming from a nonamer
2021-11-20 13:51
#259
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Denmark xenonxd
Must feel abit stupid rn ahhaha
2021-11-20 13:52
WOT ? Enkay Gay
2021-11-20 13:53
aged well
2021-11-20 13:57
Cap
2021-11-20 13:59
germans are known for talking to much l
2021-11-20 14:01
1 reply
i thought the opposite
2021-11-20 14:23
Delusional stuff
2021-11-20 14:19
lmao
2021-11-20 14:24
haha
2021-11-20 14:38
syrson kekw
2021-11-20 14:48
Never jump above your head!
2021-11-20 14:54
0/8
2021-11-20 14:57
this aged well
2021-11-20 14:58
#273
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Norway TheDEA
I love that the only articles people care about on V4 are the two where players shittalk.
2021-11-20 15:02
NT kiddo, next time think twice before giving interviews :) hltv.org/matches/2353007/big-vs-gambit-v..
2021-11-20 15:04
1 reply
he talks bshit for a man who looks like the smartest nerd in school hltv.org/gallery/view/147169 hltv.org/gallery/view/147171
2021-11-20 15:11
it seemed
2021-11-20 15:06
famous last words LUL
2021-11-20 15:07
sh1ro +32 k/d syrsoN -12 k/d This aged perfectly
2021-11-20 15:07
Florian 'syrsoN' Rische 26-38 -12 51.2 51.0% 0.73 Dmitry 'sh1ro' Sokolov 53-21 +32 103.5 91.8% 1.85
2021-11-20 15:08
LOL
2021-11-20 15:08
Aged well like finest wine
2021-11-20 15:08
ENKAY J ON SH1RO: "I DO THINK THAT SYRSON IS THE BETTER AWPER"
2021-11-20 15:09
#282
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Italy zCri
xaxaxaxaxaxaxaxaxaxaxa
2021-11-20 15:10
#284
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Czech Republic MatyVlaky
Sh1ro took that personally.
2021-11-20 15:11
sh1ro: "And I took that personally"
2021-11-20 15:11
Grow a pair and make sure you congratulate the obvious much better team on your twitter, we’re waiting :)
2021-11-20 15:11
Sure dude
2021-11-20 15:13
He proved it today.
2021-11-20 15:13
Come on guys, he was just trying to motivate his awper before a very difficult game against a superior awper. There's nothing wrong with that.
2021-11-20 15:18
1 reply
#319
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Russia mrPIVO
he could say it in personal conversation man
2021-11-20 19:37
flag checks out delusional German
2021-11-20 15:18
They should fire enkay j for being delusional.
2021-11-20 15:21
xaxaxaxxaxaxa NT
2021-11-20 15:22
KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK
2021-11-20 15:23
oh he is so smart
2021-11-20 15:26
kkkkkkkk
2021-11-20 15:27
What he thinks now?
2021-11-20 15:27
well well well...
2021-11-20 15:34
Nice joke, good one.
2021-11-20 15:44
this aged well
2021-11-20 15:50
Aged well. 🤡🤡🤡
2021-11-20 15:55
#303
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Russia mrPIVO
lmao
2021-11-20 16:19
#304
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Russia 1578
and sh1ro take this personal
2021-11-20 16:28
1 reply
And then i took it personal- MJ
2021-11-20 23:15
#305
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United States GiantDays
oops
2021-11-20 16:43
Dmitry 'sh1ro' Sokolov 53 - 21 +32 Florian 'syrsoN' Rische 26 - 38 -12 Aged like a fine milk
2021-11-20 16:50
1 reply
+1
2021-11-20 17:48
this didnt age well
2021-11-20 17:05
Delusional coach kkkkk
2021-11-20 17:32
nice yoke men :D:D:D:DD:D::DD
2021-11-20 17:44
How 'bout neither?
2021-11-20 18:40
LMFAO
2021-11-20 18:44
1.85 vs 0.73 rating,, very impressive lmfao
2021-11-20 18:45
1 reply
10 v 3 awp duels won xD
2021-11-21 19:05
xD
2021-11-20 19:44
i mean we all knew this was gonna age this well.
2021-11-20 19:49
NICE TRY xaxaxaxaxaxaxaxa
2021-11-20 19:54
This aged well
2021-11-20 20:03
so what was that
2021-11-20 21:34
🤡 Biggest CAP ever
2021-11-20 22:02
enkey, thats how u give interviews hltv.org/news/32830/nafany-i-think-we-ca..
2021-11-20 23:13
Stfu pls, godson > sh1ro 4sure, but this match he was unlucky
2021-11-21 03:15
The weed at Big bootcamp must be bangin
2021-11-21 05:56
#336
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India rivervp
Enkay J = Bot J confirmed kekw
2021-11-21 09:04
#337
sh1ro | 
Philippines euzu
bruh moment
2021-11-21 10:07
LOL I guess we saw
2021-11-21 19:05
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