ENCE

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Team Information
Location:
Region:
CEO:
Finland Mika Kuusisto
Team Captain:
Finland Aleksi "allu" Jalli
Coaches:
Finland Slaava "Twista" Räsänen
Total Winnings:
$544,111
Links
History
Created:
2013-04-13

ENCE (formerly ENCE eSports) is a Finnish esports organization that focuses primarily on the Finnish scene.

History[edit]

ENCE eSports was first founded in April 2013 by Petri "Procyon" Hämälä of Peliliiga, Toni "Chibulis" Jarkima, formerly of eXelon Gaming and Teemu "wabbit" Hiilinen of SEUL. On April 13, it was announced that the team known as TOOMUCHVIDEOGAMES would join the organization as their first CS:GO team. [1] The relationship between the players and the organization soon broke down, however, mostly stemming from the looming instability of the roster, and the team was finally removed from ENCE in late May. [2]

ENCE returned to Counter-Strike in September of the same year, when natu's walla walla wasp wackers joined the organization. In spite of multiple local LAN victories and various promising results in international tournaments, the team once again struggled with keeping their roster stable, with a total of 13 players having played for the team over its lifespan. Soon after it was announced that the team would not participate in DreamHack Summer 2014 due to a family tragedy concerning an unnamed player of the team, the organization stated on June 28 that they would shut down. [3]

On December 23, 2015, ENCE's Facebook header was changed to one with a scrambled iteration of their logo, with a text saying "rebooting". [4]; thus adding more fuel to the fire of rumors of former NiP member allu creating a new fully Finnish team. After a number of cryptic tweets from various notable members of the Finnish esports community, most notably one by suNny, featuring him making a thumbs up in front of a contract with ENCE's logo, on January the organization formally announced their return on their website. As frequently rumored, the team was confirmed to feature allu plus the consistent MIXCAT quartet of suNny, xartE, Juhob and stonde.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Finland allu Aleksi Jalli 2018-03-12 [23]
Finland Aleksib Aleksi Virolainen 2018-04-04 [25]
Finland sergej Jere Salo 2018-04-04 [25]
Finland Aerial Jani Jussila 2018-04-04 [25]
Finland xseveN Sami Laasanen 2018-04-04 [25]
Finland Twista (Coach) Slaava Räsänen 2018-08-23 [26]

Former[edit]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Finland Mika Kuusisto CEO 2018-11-29 [28]
Finland pehu Pekka Aakko Chairman 2016-01-04 [15]
Finland aNGeldusT Juha Kurppa Partner 2016-01-04 [15]
Finland lurppis Tomi Kovanen Partner 2016-01-04 [15]
Finland Procyon Petri Hämälä Player Development 2018-11-29 [28]
Finland natu Joona Leppänen Marketing Director 2016-01-04 [15]
United Kingdom Fevron Andrew Donnell Content Manager 2016-01-04
Finland Neridan Jasmin Pärkkä Content Assistant 2018-??-??
Finland Chibulis Toni Jarkima Sales, Marketing 2018-09-10[29]
Finland Tombha Tomi Rinne Content Host 2019-03-22[30]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Finland Procyon Petri Hämälä CEO, Partner 2016-01-04 [15] 2018-11-29 [28] ENCE
Finland DaddyO Mikko Sohlman CS:GO Team Manager 2016-01-04 [15] Unknown

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019-04-05 A55 - 8th A1Premier StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7 1 : 2 $15,000
2019-03-23 A33rd A2Major BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo 2019 3/1/1 Grp. S. $25,000
2019-03-03 A22nd A1Premier Intel Extreme Masters XIII - Katowice Major 2019 0 : 2 $150,000
2019-01-20 A11st A2Major Europe Minor Championship - Katowice 2019 2 : 0 $30,000
2018-12-02 A11st A2Major DreamHack Open Winter 2018 2 : 0 $50,000
2018-11-03 A11st A3Minor Assembly GameXpo 2018 2 : 0 $12,526.74
2018-10-14 A11st A1Premier StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 6 3 : 2 $125,000
2018-09-09 A22nd A2Major DreamHack Open Montreal 2018 0 : 2 $20,000
2016-10-09 A11st A2Major IeSF World Championship 2016 2 : 1 $10,000
2016-04-20 A11st A2Major Operation: Kinguin #2 2 : 0 $10,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Interviews[edit]

2018[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Finland Uusi kotimainen organisaatio on syntynyt: Ence eSports!, SETT.fi
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Finland ENCE eSports potki CS:GO -joukkueensa, SETT.fi
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 ENCE disbands - allu to mouz?, HLTV.org
  4. https://www.facebook.com/enceesports/photos/a.296198610509932.65584.296197243843402/776838465779275/?type=3&theater
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Finland aslak liittyy ENCE:n kokoonpanoon, SETT.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 ENCE eSports sign 4w, HLTV.org
  7. 4w joins ENCE, twitter.com/ENCEeSports
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 naSu leaves, aslak joins ENCE, HLTV.org
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 KHRN exits ENCE; reflex joins, HLTV.org
  10. 10.0 10.1 reflex leaves ENCE; joins minttu, HLTV.org
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 ENCE add jOELZ, disturbed, HLTV.org
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 ScurK replaces jOELZ in ENCE, HLTV.org
  13. 13.0 13.1 suNny leaves ENCE, HLTV.org
  14. Finland Jokainen kiertue päättyy taukoon, ENCE eSports lopettaa toimintansa toistaiseksi, ENCE.fi
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 Joona "natu" Leppänen (2015-01-04). "ENCE eSports Rebooting". ENCE eSports.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 "Change in the CS:GO lineup". ENCE eSports. 2016-05-22.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "FaZe CS:GO Acquires allu". FaZe Clan. 2016-08-16.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 "ENCE CS:GO lineup with a new form". ENCE eSports. 2016-08-30.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "I have decided to step down from ence...". Juhob. 2016-10-29.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 "ENCE CS:GO's year concludes". ENCE eSports. 2016-12-01.
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (2017-02-16). "Counter Strike Roster Announcement". ENCE eSports.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (2017-06-20). "ENCE & CSGO Team part ways". ENCE eSports.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (2018-03-12). "ENCE returns to CS:GO with Aleksi “allu” Jalli". ENCE eSports.
  24. Petri Hämälä (2018-04-01). "Rename 2018".
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (2018-04-04). "A new challenger appears - ENCE is back in CS:GO". ENCE eSports.
  26. 26.0 26.1 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (2018-08-23). "ENCE signs Slaava "Twista" Räsänen as the Head Coach of ENCE CS:GO". ENCE eSports.
  27. "stonde unable to attend DreamHack Tours due to medical reasons, naSu to replace". ENCE eSports. 2016-05-12.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 "Press release: Mika Kuusisto appointed as CEO of ENCE eSports Oy". ENCE eSports. 2018-11-29.
  29. "Welcome to Sua & Chibulis". ENCE eSports. 2018-09-10.
  30. "Welcome Tombha as content host". ENCE. 2019-03-22.