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Person Information
Name:
Tomi Kovanen
Birth:
January 16, 1988 (1988-01-16) (age 33)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2002 – 2012
Years Active (Org):
2016 – Present
Years Active (Talent):
2011 – Present
Team:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$55,266
Alternate IDs:
sipprul, LuRppIS, tomi
Links
History
Counter-Strike
2004-07-?? – 2005-10-09
2005-10-09 – 2006-07-??
2006-07-12 – 2006-11-29
2006-11-29 – 2007-08-21
2007-08-21 – 2008-05-27
2008-07-29 – 2008-10-11
2008-11-26 – 2009-02-27
2009-02-27 – 2009-04-08
2009-04-20 – 2010-12-23
2011-01-24 – 2011-??-??
2011-07-11 – 2011-08-04
2011-08-04 – 2012-05-15

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
2016-01-04 – Present
ENCE (Organization)
2018-02-21 – Present
Immortals (Manager)
2018-06-23 – Present
MIBR (Manager)


Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen (born January 16, 1988) is a Finnish professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive manager, analyst, and caster and former professional Counter-Strike player and caster. He is currently the General Manager for Immortals and a partner in ENCE. During his playing career, Kovanen was the in-game leader of teams such as Team Wings/Serious Gaming, hoorai/69°N-28°E/ROCCAT, Evil Geniuses and WinFakt and he managed to earn some of the largest prize money of any player in his era, being ranked the 49th highest earning player in CS 1.6. [1] In the past he was also a co-host on [POD]Cast and Co-Editor-in-Chief at HLTV.org. He is also the older brother of naSu.

Professional Career[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Had an AMA on the GlobalOffensive Subreddit in 2016. [2]
  • Considers his Wings team's 16-11 victory over Team 3D at his international debut at 2005 CPL Spain as one of the most memorable matches of his career. [3]
  • His nickname is derived from the Finnish word "lurppakorva", which he explained as a word that "[describes] dogs with floppy ears". [4]
  • Has been a fan of the original Kinzu mouse from SteelSeries since 2009, even in spite of its acceleration and angle snapping issues. [5]
  • Named Kuppi, toNppa, goodfornothing and BASiC his favorite teammates from over his career. [6]

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