CHEAPTIMES switch three

CHEAPTIMES have made their line-up official with the arrival of three players.

The changes to the Danish team come just days after they lifted the Danish Championship trophy at Copenhagen Games following a 2-1 victory over mTw in the Grand Final.

From the winning quintet, only Timm "ArcadioN" Henriksen and Christian "turkizh" Bindslev remain, with Morten "suraNga" Jensen, Søren "funatic" Nilsson and Martin "woodi" Holm all shown the exit door.

Stepping in will be Rasmus "FaagaN" Thomsen from Roskilde Ravens, as well as ex-Ab Ovo duo Finn "karrigan" Andersen and Nicolaj "Nuggi" Larsen, with Henriksen stating a quality jump has occured.

"I felt that we are more competitive with this line-up, with almost no weaknesses. Having four players on the Danish ENC squad speaks for itself, and and I'm sure Nuggi would be the next one asked to be there, had someone from the team declined" Henriksen told HLTV.org.

Henriksen noted he is confident CHEAPTIMES, who are currently looking for an organisation, have the necessary quality to retain the number-one status in the country they claimed at the weekend.

"I wouldn't have started playing seriously again if I didn't feel we had a chance to become the best," he added. "We have exceptional indiviual players, but it will take time and effort for us to think CS the same way.

"Most of us haven't played team CS together before, so that'll be a challenge, I just hope we can overcome that and become a team to fear. Teaming up with an organisation is by far the best way to go, and we have already initiated negotiations with some."

CHEAPTIMES now look as:

Denmark Timm "ArcadioN" Henriksen
Denmark Christian "turkizh" Bindslev
Denmark Rasmus "FaagaN" Thomsen
Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen
Denmark Nicolaj
"Nuggi" Larsen

omg ... very nice. i like suranga at least what i watch =( Looking forward how this teams evolves!
2010-04-08 23:54
The Man was on fire when vs MTW, but i dont think he is that quality. This is a great team any way, hope they will bang out ravens in the future!!(just for turkizh)
2010-04-09 13:41
nice team
2010-04-08 23:54
#3
Germany H10k 
WoW would say new danish power house
2010-04-08 23:55
nice LINE
2010-04-08 23:56
-Nuggi +funatic would have been better, dont need Nuggis awp!
2010-04-09 00:13
#33
Germany j0tt 
don't know what you are talking about. nuggi is really good at all weapons what i've seen in his matches. always nice positioning and really smart play. they won't regret their decision
2010-04-09 01:46
From the two matches that I watched, his AWP skills were abysmal.
2010-04-09 14:51
funa sucks :)
2010-04-09 08:52
Get a clue
2010-04-09 14:15
sick line-up
2010-04-08 23:59
i wish shark.gaming would've been ArcadioN turkizh qp kHRYSTAL moddiii one can only dream.. gl lineup, #2 team in denmark if you don't count Confis.Sharkgaming.. but woodi/funatic/suraNga >>> FAGGAN imo..faagan is out of his prime, go to readmore and watch some of his pov's, he's really not good imo.. EDIT: oops i spelled his name wrong :D - what a stupid alias
2010-04-09 00:04
wazorn > > > > > turkizzh
2010-04-09 06:58
in experience yes, but gameplay no.
2010-04-09 08:53
#7
World sVeiz 
not sure if this was a smart move tbh. like suranga,woodi and funatic:(
2010-04-09 00:02
#8
United Kingdom Oxna 
ArcadioN + FaaG are soooo good, gl.
2010-04-09 00:06
best possible lineup of players that are not in mtw or ravens
2010-04-09 00:08
awesome..... ;O Hope they'll find some organisation now :)
2010-04-09 00:15
#12
Denmark zati 
They might be the new top1 team in denmark.. :)
2010-04-09 00:16
ArcadioN wazorN FaagaN kHRYSTAL moddii!
2010-04-09 00:17
lol wazorn is shit
2010-04-09 01:17
turkizh instead of wazorN and then I agree with you :)
2010-04-09 09:35
very good lineup.
2010-04-09 00:17
Then 'dreamteam' game will be change a little bit in some line-ups
2010-04-09 00:18
nice team KarrigaN +4 gg
2010-04-09 00:24
bad for suranga he is a great player for what I saw recently
2010-04-09 00:24
"have the necessary quality to retain the number-one status in the country they claimed at the weekend" ROFL. They really think they are the best in Denmark after beating mTw once in 1040694 attempts!?
2010-04-09 00:32
No, they don't. FaagaN was interviewed by xplayn.com and he said they were far from being #1 in Denmark. You should blame MIRAA if you're going to blame someone for the mistake :)
2010-04-09 01:20
Blame MIRAA? He quoted ArcadioN, he said it. Read again.
2010-04-09 02:24
"I wouldn't have started playing seriously again if I didn't feel we had a chance to become the best" Is that what you're referring to? I'm 100% sure that no one on that team thinks they're better than mTw yet.
2010-04-09 09:30
Henriksen noted he is confident CHEAPTIMES, who are currently looking for an organisation, have the necessary quality to retain the number-one status in the country they claimed at the weekend. You really are blind my friend :)
2010-04-09 12:36
thats not a quote at all that's MIRAA...
2010-04-09 15:49
I guess you are not a journalist and you don't know how it's done. That's ArcadioN's words, just not quoted...don't know how to explain. I guess that Henriksen noted should be enough for you at least, if you are from Canada.
2010-04-09 20:52
They are Danish Champions, thus, yes for that they are the No.1, until the next edition of the Championship.
2010-04-09 22:10
Hehe, Danish Champions is just 1 league, there are at least 10 more played per year in Denmark, and 9 of them are won by mTw, if not all 10 :)
2010-04-09 22:18
But mTw did not win the one who determines the Danish Champion, that is, Danish No.1, right? ;)
2010-04-09 22:22
Not true, it's just that league/cup is named that way :)
2010-04-09 22:42
Well, to some extent you are right but due to the lack of a Danish EPS I presume it is the closest one ;)
2010-04-09 22:44
There's EPS Nordic! :)
2010-04-10 00:22
EPS Nordic...that includes more than just Danish teams ::)
2010-04-10 00:27
Exactly, best of the best in the Nordics, and if you ain't there, you are not that good are you? :)
2010-04-10 00:32
Though we were talking about Danish teams right? ::)
2010-04-10 01:43
There is DEL (Danish e-Sports League) and many more per year :P
2010-04-10 14:14
But the equivalent to what i am saying would be the Elite one who, I think, shut down.
2010-04-10 19:35
Nah, not true.
2010-04-10 00:18
Stupid argument :) GL to you and your team!
2010-04-10 00:22
arcadion's got really nice aim, n1
2010-04-09 00:36
sick team Nuggi awp + arcadion-turkizh aim = gg.
2010-04-09 00:37
nice team
2010-04-09 00:43
i like Faagan, 1 of the best deagle players imo..
2010-04-09 00:45
#23
REAL | 
Norway duffz00r 
;)
2010-04-09 00:45
#24
Germany Ntrn 
wth... woodi is awesome :o born as madfragger!
2010-04-09 00:47
They did not throw me out ;)
2010-04-09 08:31
uhhhh sick line up gl in communication
2010-04-09 00:57
This change sucks. I liked Ab'Ovo :(
2010-04-09 01:04
OOOOOOOOOH MY NICE LINEUP i say this when i saw nexis playing whit Ravens. GREAT TEAM!! nuggi in the last tournament play AMAZING. this is my favorite team from now and EG =).
2010-04-09 01:07
ehhhh i found this new in readmore.de i don't understand o_O readmore.de/index.php?cont=news&id=6790
2010-04-09 01:12
#29
Serbia sALE 
-FaagaN +funatic imo.faagan is kinda overrated,again IMO :D
2010-04-09 01:13
+1
2010-04-09 03:23
funa is overrated, wake up.
2010-04-09 08:55
#85
Serbia sALE 
from what i saw not really , maybe i'm wrong :D
2010-04-09 17:24
#32
REAL | 
Spain deBurrows 
sick lineup. This team can make serious damage.
2010-04-09 01:40
nice linup
2010-04-09 02:26
Who would leave a sponsored organization that goes to international events, to join one that has a "nice line up" but no sponsor and probably will die sooner than later? Dumb move FaagaN in my opinion, because when this organization dies...if it dies. Ravens would no longer trust him to jump back on their team. That's how i see it really... I rather join a stable organization than a possible one if i were in their places.
2010-04-09 02:39
dude, Ravens tried FaagaN out for a month and it just didn't work out for neither of the two parties and so they decided to try out nexiz while FaagaN found this project. it was just for the best, for both sides.
2010-04-09 03:23
ARCADION > ALL
2010-04-09 02:52
suraNga is a good player! =/
2010-04-09 02:56
#84
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China Atlas.H 
+1 This team just a kind of ex-ex-Soa,great players,bad outcomes.
2010-04-09 17:20
solid 5 there see what happens against mTw next time around maybe more competative
2010-04-09 03:15
good to see turkizh back in action. they made the right decision removing those three players, not that they're bad, not at all, but because they simply do not fit into a team, at least not a team who wants to fight among the top tier teams. looks like a really solid team and im actually having a hard time to find a, or the, weak link in the team. the only thing that crossed my mind is if karrigan and Nuggi can keep playing their game against the tough dogs like SK, fnatic, mouz - in difference to playing a struggling mTw. i guess we'll have to wait and find out - if they manage to find an organisation that is.
2010-04-09 03:21
#41
United States mah9 
really nice lineup
2010-04-09 03:21
#44
Sweden taM 
As several people have said already, I'm surprised to see suranga having to leave. He was the guy I was the most impressed with in the former lineup. Granted, I've only seen a couple of games of his. Could someone from Denmark who's seen more of him tell me how they feel about him? Nixon perhaps?
2010-04-09 03:26
He lacks experience and consistency. + these guys are more of teamplayers than he is. But of course he is a good aimer, as you probably saw at Copenhagen Games.
2010-04-09 14:37
pretty nice danish lineup, 2nd dansk
2010-04-09 03:34
turkizh is not a replace for kHRYSTAL at Shark.Confis?
2010-04-09 04:48
Appearently not. :P
2010-04-09 09:31
Is cheaptimes taking the slot of ab ovo in the eps.sca ?
2010-04-09 06:07
very good lineup and sad for Ravens (
2010-04-09 06:39
#50
Malta wmbo 
suranaga :(
2010-04-09 07:04
Yes! I like such squad! :D
2010-04-09 08:20
#52
Denmark oog 
Too bad so many teams have to split all the time. Good luck.
2010-04-09 08:25
GL
2010-04-09 08:59
Now this is a great lineup! ALl the best in the future CT!
2010-04-09 09:30
good linup
2010-04-09 09:36
#63
Stewie2K | 
Thailand nBz 
Gotta love the Danish unstable scene... No consistency what so ever. Yet, GL Finn n Timm.
2010-04-09 09:47
#64
Germany j0tt 
ab ovo and cheaptimes are two different teams. ab ovo will still play the eps nordic though it is their slot. could be possible that arcadion will join the team and they will play the further matches
2010-04-09 09:54
gl CHEAPTIMES good lineup =)
2010-04-09 10:29
gl Turkizh very very very strong line-up !!
2010-04-09 11:26
go cheap times its good lu but mTw is better now atm.
2010-04-09 11:37
#68
Denmark crZy 
best danish team :)
2010-04-09 11:42
turkizh and nuggi are not so experienced but in gameplay turkizh is IMO the best in that team he's just very talented =) i hope to see a top3 denmark team for sure! mby even top1 =P
2010-04-09 12:43
great time. -nuggi GL!!! <3 ArcadioN's style
2010-04-09 12:47
team* soz i just wake up :P
2010-04-09 12:48
so there's no more karrigan and Nuggi in ESL Nordic, so in Dreamteam game we have to just sold them right?
2010-04-09 15:19
fagan & karigen & arcadion <3 good job! ^^
2010-04-09 15:47
nise lineup
2010-04-09 16:25
#83
United Kingdom wap 
this is a sick lineup I am sure they will do some damage
2010-04-09 16:35
very strong team. KarrigaN faagan ArcadioN !!!
2010-04-09 19:35
Wow hella najs, they may very well challenge mTw
2010-04-10 06:19
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