CS: GO News: MaiNLiNE passes away
A veteran in the NA CS:GO scene, Michael “MAiNLiNE” Jaber has died at the age of 26
It was reported online that Michael “MAiNLiNE” Jaber has passed away. The news was first shared by Joel “jcrueL” Cruel, who was a former teammate during his eUnited and Mask Off days. jcruel now plays for Complexity’s VALORANT roster.
He was 26. His death is linked to cancer that was discovered in 2019.
MAiNLiNE has been a long time player in the NA Counterstrike scene since transitioning into CS: GO in 2013. He played with teams like eUnited, Mask Off and Beacon eSports, before transitioning to a coaching role with teams like Ghost Gaming, MASSIVEimpact and New Identity.
His coach at Selfless, former manager/co-owner Steve “Ryu” Rattacasa called him “the most humble, hilarious teammate I've ever had the pleasure of competing with.”
Many comments paying tribute to him were made on Twitter by several players and figures synonymous with NA CS:GO scene.