3DMAX Picks up Encore

CS:GO Kevin “SeveN” Ouyang

The French eSports organization 3DMAX has announced that they will be picking up Finnish team Encore.

After announcing their return to the CS:GO scene by picking up French female team Ultimate Gaming, 3DMAX has now announced their new male CS:GO team, ENCORE. 

The team was formed ealier this year by former ENCE player Joona "natu" Leppänen after the team disbanded following the departure of Aleksi "allu" Jalli, who decided to join mousesports

ENCORE, which came in second at the ASUS ROG Summer in Helsinki, has proven to be strong contenders in the scene, beating other high-level teams such as nostalgie and flipsid3 tactics in a variety of tournaments. They have been looking for an organization ever since their formation.

The squad will be playing under the 3DMAX name as early as the upcoming Game Show League tournament, which will feature some of the best teams in the region. Team captain Joona "natu" Leppänen had this to say about the organization:

"We are delighted to have found a great partner in 3DMAX that enables us to compete to our maximum going further. We've taken our time evaluating our future plans and with this opportunity coming across made it an easy choice for us moving forward. We have built and will continue to build this lineup on good chemistry and hard work to bring Finland back on the map as one of the better sides in the Counter-Strike world."

3DMAX now has the following CS:GO team:

Finland Taneli "disturbed" Veikkola
Finland Jesse "KHRN" Grandell
Finland Joona "natu" Leppänen
Finland Timo "REFLEX" Rintala
Finland Mikko "xartE" Välimaa

Kevin “SeveN” Ouyang
Former Senior Editor, GosuGamers CS:GO.