Rambo, mOE & clowN return for CS:GO

September 26th, 2012 08:04

Former 3D and coL star Ronald "Rambo" Kim has returned for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive along with the likes of Mohamad "mOE" Assad, Yazan "clowN" Amari and ex-Dynamic member Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir.

Kim had been inactive since summer 2010 when his team managed a 5-8th place at Arbalet Cup Dallas before falling short against compLexity at WCG USA due to an illegal defuse that turned the match around.

Both Assad and Amari represented San Fransisco Optx in the Championship Gaming Series, while Abadir most recently attended the North American ESWC qualifier with Team Dynamic roughly a month ago.

clowN and fREAKAZOiD are former teammates from SWOLEPATROL in ESEA S10 

Rounding up the team is Neil "monte" Montgomery, who has most recently represented American Vision Valor Victory, who are currently 5-8 in the inagural ESEA Invite CS:GO season and therefore won't be making playoffs.

According to a statement Assad gave to ESEA News, after winning the first ESEA Open CS:GO season he went inactive due to his work schedule, but the hype of old players returning made him excited to attempt a comeback.

Assad also went onto state that he had four players in mind for the team, and all of them agreed to do it. The team's goal is to become the number one team in North America, and eventually the world, starting with next season of ESEA.


United States Yazan "clowN" Amari
United States Ryan "fREAKAZOiD" Abadir
United States Mohamad "mOE" Assad
United States Neil "monte" Montgomery
United States Ronald "Rambo" Kim

While the team is currently under no name or organization, they are actively looking for a sponsorship. If you're interested in partnering up with them, you can reach them via e-mail at ibemoe86@gmail.com.

srsly, the only thing cs.go is good for is bringing back to the game old school players. thumbs up for this one.
2012-09-26 08:06
Besides competing in events for money, why do you think all of these players are coming back? I love 1.6 much more than CS:GO but its hard to deny the fact that there is a compulsion to a new game and CS:GO is the kick in the butt this community needed, whether anyone likes it or not. The idea of learning new strats, learning to use new guns, the dynamic of new weapons like the molotov and decoy nades and just the new rules that you have to learn. I think anyone that was half way decent at 1.6 had a creative mind and with most, if not all of 1.6 being explored territory, how could anyone that loved that feeling of learning and becoming better in a way beyond just aim and recoil, not find something immediately interesting about a successor that hasn't yet had all its doors, not only swung open, but smashed into bits for the purpose of analysis.
2012-09-26 09:02
2012-09-26 10:02
+1 !
2012-09-26 12:26
^This \o/
2012-09-26 15:24
2012-09-26 15:52
this!!! +1 ;)
2012-09-26 17:42
-22 i win
2012-09-26 23:43
sourcers have it much easy, that sucks, sourcers sucks..
2012-09-27 13:42
+1 you said it all
2012-09-27 16:34
+1 to rambon
2012-09-26 22:05
yeah baby rambon!
2012-09-27 01:33
United States sMB- 
Holy shit.
2012-09-26 08:08
2012-09-26 08:11
cyx | 
Russia Juse 
agree with you, he is the legend
2012-09-26 08:35
yeah, silvester stallone is good.
2012-09-26 15:06
haha :P
2012-09-26 15:46
yeah especially in that movie where he stars as rambo, the cs legend
2012-09-26 15:47
2012-09-26 15:52
2012-09-26 19:52
Rambo > Forest >>>>>> Neo
2012-09-26 18:40
:DDD whahahahaha u are blind or what man... Neo is simply the best cs player of all time u cant argue with that (well only if your a biiigest fanboy of rambo, and even then...) Rembo like Heaton only was great when the cs was in early stage or mid stage, Neo has proven himself @ mid stage and late stage (late stage is the most important thing, if you can smash guys in 2012, then you are realy a GOD because everyone mastered cs in 2011 and 2012, u need to respect that fact.. +f0rest and Get_Right are way better than Rambo, players like zonic sunde friis edward moddi and more are aswell way better than Rambo, ahh i made it long ok in one word rembo even cosnider hes succes are like not even in top10, maybe top15 is hes place.
2012-09-26 21:12
if it werent for players like rambo and heaton there would be no 1.6 in 2011-2012. so yeah, i think rambo is the best.
2012-09-26 21:42
Who was neo in 1.5?
2012-09-27 12:56
who cares who was in 1.5, if its like lottery, i mean who knew about competitive gaming?! @ 1.5, even me was playing in pubs and fooling around for five years till i knew about some kinda competitive gaming (2005), and not only me its we ALL or atleast 94% players
2012-09-27 17:30
Thats right, nobody. When HeatoN and Rambo were winning cpl's and wcg's neo probably played in pub servers like you
2012-09-27 17:50
dont mind this guy, he hasn't followed 1.6. he only heard Rambo was decent back in the day and he's spitting his countries fanboyness everywhere he posts. World > USA since 2006.
2012-09-26 21:36
lol....dude i watched x3 vs nip cpl finals on hltv in like 2001....so maybe you are right, i didnt follow 1.6 as much as I did 1.0-1.5, probably because competitive 1.6 is inferior to the previous versions lol
2012-09-26 21:41
hahah, lmao. 3D and NiP were already getting raped in 2006 by newer teams (PGS, JMC, wNv, coL, fnatic, etc, etc). you are clueless about CS, the fact that you keep saying "I watched x3 vs NiP" says it all, CS is much more than a single match between overrated teams.
2012-09-26 21:56
wow dude..... honestly cant believe the morons in the 1.6 fanboy brigade....
2012-09-26 22:08
you are not a CS player, that's why you don't have a clue about what it really is.
2012-09-26 22:14
dude ive played thousands more hours of cs than you ever will lolololol. why do you think your shit dont stink? you didnt even know who 3d.steel was lololol. by the time 2006 rolled around, the oldheads in 3d had no passion for the game anymore because the shit got boring. same thing that is happening with all the players switching over to csgo right now like forest and getright and face. they want something new because competing in 1.6 got stale as fuck. the truth hurts, and you are a moron. sorry buddy
2012-09-26 22:18
yet, you know absolutely nothing about the game.
2012-09-26 22:29
repeating the same tired old sentences doesn't make them true... so shut up,kid.
2012-09-26 22:30
Stfu already, you're from Peru, you shouldn't be able to afford an electronic device.
2012-09-26 22:53
lmao, you should stfu moron.
2012-09-26 23:03
y u so mad?
2012-09-26 23:05
u replied me first, you m4d.
2012-09-26 23:05
not mad actually. your $5 paycheck must get you mad though.
2012-09-26 23:07
5$? hahah, you mad and dumb bro. open the window of your mom's basement so air can get in.
2012-09-26 23:13
You should really log out and never log back in. Ever.
2012-09-27 04:40
Yet, you are the guy that said that 1.6 is a totally new game and not sequals to 1.0-1.5 : DDD
2012-09-27 15:38
United Kingdom sl1ps 
Neither the teams nor the match are overrated. At the time they were two of the best teams and they, along with the match, kick started CS' extremely exciting rivalries between US and Euro CS.
2012-09-27 09:08
yeah this kid knows nothing. Typical forest/neo fanboy type with no clue of cs history
2012-09-27 15:42
Germany Dok1 
Sick team and love their goal; "The team's goal is to become the number one team in North America, and eventually the world" Good luck!
2012-09-26 08:12
RAMBOOOOOOOOO Man, if CS:GO keeps bringing players back like Rambo and pita, we're gonna have one hell of a game on our hands.
2012-09-26 08:13
So many teams, so much competition. Hopefully worthy rivals for ninjas :))
2012-09-26 08:22
pita and rambo are bad...lol (don't quote this as saying i'm better)
2012-09-26 09:32
Rambo was INSANE back at days, what are you talking about?
2012-09-26 09:57
2012-09-26 10:14
"was", lets see how he does now.
2012-09-26 19:20
so how he can say that he is bad if he doesnt know? dafuq
2012-09-28 11:32
idk, i just post shit. hopefully rambo will be decent after some time, i don't see him making too much of an impact.
2012-09-28 13:43
the game is old 2 month,give them time :)
2012-09-26 17:44
Greece her-1g 
rambo plays since the beggining pita isnt :/
2012-09-26 13:55
and cogu!!!
2012-09-26 15:30
I used to love that Freakazoid toon back in the days! Thumbs up for originality.
2012-09-26 08:15
is there any site with all lineups of cs:go? just like satanion.dk but of cs:go..
2012-09-26 08:25
Germany Dok1 
There was a thread here on hltv.org, but it hasn't been updated for a while ;)
2012-09-26 08:36
This is a pretty thorough compilation. In french though but the line-ups are still there. vakarm.net/news/read/La-scene-mondiale-u..
2012-09-26 13:46
Awesome website! Thanks for the link.
2012-09-26 17:00
No problemo
2012-09-26 17:52
If cs:go can return Whimp i forgive everything
2012-09-26 08:27
2012-09-26 08:28
yea, true!
2012-09-27 10:18
Ronald "Rambo" Kim Although you do not like cs:go , just by these things you ought to give him a chance. You have to think it's a new game and there are still many updates.
2012-09-26 08:33
cyx | 
Russia Juse 
ramboooooooooooo <3333333
2012-09-26 08:34
United States mah9 
its going to be tough for them, interesting lineup though. we'll see...
2012-09-26 08:46
RaMBO-dA-ChAmP is back
2012-09-26 08:46
fucking awesome
2012-09-26 08:53
Germany tummi 
2012-09-26 11:45
CS Go Pro scene is becomming Stronger And Stronger!! Awesome! \m/
2012-09-26 08:54
2012-09-26 08:56
kiM <3333333!
2012-09-26 08:58
Malta wmbo 
the world will be able to enjoy moe as he will be streaming
2012-09-26 09:16
Ronald "Rambo" Kim
2012-09-26 09:23
rambo sux dude...lol
2012-09-26 09:26
you already said that a few posts above....how butthurt are u? did u lose to him back in the day or something? He is a fucking legend and no matter how many times u say he sucks it will never change that. LOL #Kindred? did u play for that awful team that played condition zero?
2012-09-26 14:25
sounds like you are butthurt to be honest
2012-09-26 18:39
sounds like you live on another planet
2012-09-26 23:25
on which one?
2012-09-27 00:08
i feel sorry for you
2012-09-26 17:46
2012-09-26 09:29
Netherlands K1NGBOAZ 
Lol nice. Monte hes oldschool richt?
2012-09-26 09:31
Nope. Newcomer from css. He's a beast tho
2012-09-26 12:30
Rambo! Isn't ksharp is still playing CS:S? Would be nice to see Volcano/Rambo/Ksharp and +2, haha.
2012-09-26 09:56
+shaguar +method = awesome :D
2012-09-26 10:19
Rambo!!! It's going to be amazing watching the old schoolers face off against the new gen...good stuff
2012-09-26 10:04
also swag & kiko to dynamic 4not are folded
2012-09-26 10:06
Other ohai 
already been reported man, check the news
2012-09-26 16:30
loool rambo!!! :OO
2012-09-26 10:09
Can we just get ksharp, method, volcano, n0thing and sievers in one team now? 4 of my 5 favorite players of all time + the wonder kid
2012-09-26 10:53
The arab rulez ; )
2012-09-26 10:54
The King Is Back, Rambo Kim Will Be On Fire. Was amazing player with amazing skills hope he will find happines in new CS and own like in old times. I can imagine if Ksharp join to them but it won't happen. Like that when NiP face to them they will hit the floor like newbies >D
2012-09-26 10:56
whos AUG is this?
2012-09-26 11:09
looks like moe chose his nick after a bot =p
2012-09-26 11:18
United States dsu 
3D | kiM
2012-09-26 11:26
Sweden wmb 
Only need ksharp, Bullseye and there you go superoldschool lineup
2012-09-26 11:27
EG should buy them then they can go to events all over europe
2012-09-26 11:37
n0thing ridic zet +2
2012-09-26 11:38
you know if ridic is on a team atm? guy's mental with awp :D
2012-09-26 22:57
He is not in a team but he plays GO a lot, like 50hours on steam, so it wouldn't surprise me if he got a team soon.
2012-09-26 23:46
najjjjsss more oldschools pls GOGO CSGO !
2012-09-26 11:38
ekhm... monte is canadian
2012-09-26 11:57
rambo x team 3D player ?
2012-09-26 12:15
Bring 3D back, and I might start watching CS:GO
2012-09-26 12:18
That would be possible if Torbull wanted them to comeback. Esea would easily would be they're sponsor
2012-09-26 13:02
Well, I guess so, but that old school line up we all know its pretty much impossible to comeback, since some of them are actually doing something for their lives nowadays (like shaGuar, who's working on some baseball stuff).
2012-09-26 14:30
Ksharp has said once that he would make a comeback in Go, nickn0it has 15 hours of 22 playing it, Volcano played Source so thats possible either. Like i said if they wanted to make a comeback and create a team, they would. And i wouldn't mine if not the oldies would wear 3D tag
2012-09-26 14:49
+ksharp now
2012-09-26 12:23
this team's like Germany national team @ football - internationals
2012-09-26 12:52
China Specster 
2012-09-26 12:59
This is so awesome. Not the lineup i was expecting but still this is great. If Ksharp, Volcano and nickn0it would return, then any European team would have a hard time playing against them
2012-09-26 13:01
2012-09-26 13:05
nice :D
2012-09-26 13:23
whos aug is this ?
2012-09-26 13:45
Greece her-1g 
AHAHHAHAHAHAHAH and i told it yesterday that it would be nice if they've returned
2012-09-26 13:54
Nice comeback Rambo
2012-09-26 14:09
welcome John
2012-09-26 14:19
Venezuela chespiZ 
kiM <3
2012-09-26 14:25
Rambo and storm, the two most difficult players to play against in America...so much intellect R4MBO, the inverted master :)
2012-09-26 14:36
damn forgot he play on inverted mouse control, today its very rare to find someone play like that
2012-09-26 14:54
I heard people saying that alot but i never actually understood what it means lol
2012-09-26 15:11
It means moving your mouse up moves the crosshair down and moving your mouse down moves the crosshair up.
2012-09-26 15:23
Thats strange
2012-09-26 15:52
hopefully they can get funding to travel to international events
2012-09-26 14:43
Australia TotalEclipse 
I hope they commit to the game and put in the required effort. If they do they'll be a decent team.
2012-09-26 15:31
Well these guys know what it's like to put in effort, so hopefully experience from that will make this team one of the best.
2012-09-28 04:29
y does rambo come back with shit players :P
2012-09-26 15:52
tbqh, i think these younger players like freakzoid need someone like rambo to reach their full potential. team dynamic is a good source team, but lets face it, source competition never reached the heights 1.6 did in NA, and having someone like rambo team up with younger source players could really help them put in the work needed to become a top team, because rambo knows just as well as anybody what it takes to be that.
2012-09-26 15:56
of course they do. i was only joking!
2012-09-26 18:32
Two of the better CSS players from the CGS era = shit players? I'm not a huge fan, but the OPTX were good, and Freakazoid is also really good. Source players are just as good in GO as 1.6 players are, look at fifflaren, friberg, and the entire VG roster. =p
2012-09-26 16:47
well u clearly missed my sarcasm!
2012-09-26 18:31
hard to pick up via text. also didn't know canadians understood sarcasm. =D
2012-09-26 19:39
im just livin in canada, not a canadian! and ur rite about canadians not understanding sarcasm ;)
2012-09-27 01:19
2012-09-26 19:18
Bad team for Rambo
2012-09-26 16:12
Other ohai 
You say that as if Rambo has accomplished anything in the cs scene for years. Even his last stint in esea with 1.6 was pretty bad
2012-09-26 16:33
Hes a well know 1.6 and Source player around the world. If he takes it seriously enough, then we will see some results
2012-09-26 16:35
he took it seriously when he came back to 1.6 and got the winout.net sponsor, but he didn't even manage to accomplish anything within north america. of course being bad at 1.6 lately doesn't mean he'll be poor at cs:go, but it does mean saying he deserves a better team right from the start just because of his long-ago past is unreasonable, imo anyway.
2012-09-26 19:44
You are talking like he was a scrub that was bad and decided to play again in Go. Most players didn't even considered coming back to 1.6 after CGS went down. But he did good things with winout.net when EG and coL were still around. He's 28 right now, people at this age have other things to do besides playing games. And in games, he achieved everything
2012-09-26 19:54
I don't mean to come off that way. I just mean he was a legend for his past play, not for how he plays currently, so expecting him to have 4 other current-legends is a bit much. The rest of this team are not amazing, but they aren't horrible either and not so bad they shouldn't be on a team with him.
2012-09-26 20:17
He's job is going to be calling strats and making the best out of the team. If they will show good results and get sponsors, they will probably change players if needed. And the only player who I personally don't know is monte, others were good in Source
2012-09-26 20:27
2012-09-26 17:32
You probably don't know anything besides f0rest but thats alright
2012-09-26 18:37
I think I know more about cs( the real cs) than you do,but saucer stuff I never followed.
2012-09-26 18:56
The real cs? And yes clowN, mOE and fREAKAZOiD are well known Source players, but they also played 1.6 i believe
2012-09-26 19:05
how much has source changed since the editions clown/moe played ?
2012-09-27 05:21
I can't tell
2012-09-27 11:37
bring element back and i'll stop hatin' the game =)
2012-09-26 18:25
team3d.net/ possibilities?! but yeah hoping they cause some damage and attend Dreamhack winter
2012-09-26 18:48
I think that if this team will do well, then Torbull will pick them up as Team3D
2012-09-26 19:07
-monte +Volcano
2012-09-26 18:58
monte is probably the best in that lineup...
2012-09-27 17:54
All these teams and names will come and last for no more than a year and they will rage quit the game like they always do. Nothing but promotion for a game that is dead before it even started. If CS:GO was actually good, I would be excited right now, but it's just another watered down casual gamer fps that Valve put on the shelf to profit from using the CS name. Fail
2012-09-26 20:04
2012-09-26 20:12
2012-09-26 20:58
Yes, after one year it won't even matter what I said, because this will be old news and it will be a repeat of what happened with cs:source What's changed? GO is an even crustier version of CS:Source - The only ones that will play it are the same guys that continued to play watered down CS:source because they couldn't hack it in 1.6 They need to listen to the elite players when building cs from ground up and copy what 1.6 had to offer plus add small but flavorable changes if they want people to play the game for the love of the game, not to make their sponsor happy.
2012-09-27 23:48
so because you aren't excited its a rubbish game?
2012-09-26 20:59
no he said "If CS:GO was actually good, I would be excited right now" which means if csgo was good, he would be excited. whats so hard about understanding that? geez
2012-09-27 01:31
2012-09-27 23:45
Sweden PPH 
whos aug is this?
2012-09-26 20:12
Chile MrJav1er 
2012-09-26 20:42
RAMBOOOOO !!!! <3 :D
2012-09-26 21:00
omg, clowN, one of my favourites! should be exciting, so many awpers.
2012-09-26 21:45
China Specster 
clownmachine <33333
2012-09-27 00:47
i don't understand the freak add. Didn't Dynamic replace him for going inactive?
2012-09-26 22:10
He carried them at eswc qualifiers, so idk why he'd go inactive after that, pretty sure something fishy went on
2012-09-26 23:06
Assad means Lion in arabic. :D if my memory isn't failing me.
2012-09-26 23:17
one of the best! 3D | kiM
2012-09-27 00:16
oh yeah
2012-09-27 02:22
brazil cogu wins
2012-09-27 05:16
R4 is back!
2012-09-27 09:34
2012-09-27 17:52
3D|kiM 3D|MethoD 3D|Miller 3D|Volcano 3D|Sievers
2012-09-29 15:42
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