Former CS pro Rambo to coach MVP Project

by Dennis Gonzales Oct 14 2016
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Former Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Source pro Ronald "Rambo" Kim will coach one of Team MVP's CS:GO squads MVP Project, according to a report from HLTV's Luís "MIRAA" Mira on Friday.

Rambo played under X3 Blue, Team 3D and compLexity Gaming when they were branded as Los Angeles Complexity. He took three global titles throughout his 1.6 and Source career, winning the 2001 Speakeasy CPL, 2002 CPL Winter and CGS 2007, the first televised CS tournament in the U.S. Rambo left L.A. Complexity on Nov. 18, 2008.

"Ever since I competed at the 2002 and 2003 World Cyber Games in South Korea, I have had a dream to experience living among my heritage," Kim said in a statement. "With Korea being the “mecca” and birthplace of eSports and MVP leading the charge, it was an easy decision to pursue this opportunity."

MVP Project just recently won the East Asia qualifier for the Asia Minor for the ELEAGUE Major, after the took a 2-0 series over The MongolZ. The team have struggled in their international forays however, as they finished in last place during SL i-League Season 2.

MVP Project's lineup is as follows:

  • Hyun-pyo "XigN" Lee
  • Hyeong-ju "Sound" Nam
  • Hae-sung "HSK" Kim
  • Jung-hyeon "rindA" Jeon
  • Soon-woo "Argency" Kwon
  • Ronald "Rambo" Kim (coach)

Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev. You can follow him on Twitter.