Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgård has joined Fnatic as an assistant-coach, and has brought with him analyst Wolfgang "Wolle" Landes, the team announced Thursday.
"Today we welcome Nico and Wolle to the LoL coaching staff here at Fnatic," Fnatic team manager Finlay "Quaye" Stewart said in the statement. "They bring with them a wealth of game knowledge and ideas that we believe will be essential to our preparations going into playoffs. Both of them are high elo players with analytical minds and strong perceptions of the game."
Earlier this month, NicoThePico was replaced as Origen's head coach by Alvar “Araneae” Martín. NicoThePico was given the position in April after working for the team for a month as an analyst.
"I am thrilled to join Fnatic as the League of Legends Assistant-Coach," Nico said in a statement. "I have great respect for the players and staff already here. I am honored to join their ranks and to have the privilege of representing Fnatic as a whole!"
Wolle was previously an analyst for SK Gaming and worked with NicoThePico at Origen. "I’m really grateful for the opportunity to work under Deilor as Fnatic's Analyst," he said in a statement. "My experience with previous LCS teams has showed me how important a healthy environment is. Therefore, I'm excited to join the most professional one Europe has to offer."
Fnatic is set to face off against Splyce today at 11 a.m. ET on Twitch.tv/eulcs1.
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