CS:GO professional Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad finds a new home in Team Apeks
26-year old Norwegian CS:GO pro Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad has joined Norwegian organization Apeks after his previous team 100 Thieves withdrew from the counter-strike scene. He played his last match for 100 Thieves yesterday at the Intel Extreme Masters New York Grand Finale (North-American region) against Furia where Furia won 3-1.
100 Thieves decided to pull out of the counter-strike scene as the team was not performing well and their star player Justin 'jks' Savage joined Complexity. According to a report by HLTV, jkaem has signed a 3-year contract with Apeks for an undisclosed amount
Old teammates reunited at Apeks
In Apeks, jkaem will reunite with his former G2 Esports teammate Dennis 'dennis' Edman. According to the press release from Apeks, jkaem will soon go home to Norway and then join the rest of the team at the Apeks headquarters in Oslo.
About the signing, jkaem has stated that "Apeks came with an offer that I was happy with, and after giving it some thought, it was the right decision. The idea of contributing to help to build the Norwegian esports scene became the deciding factor."
jkaem is an exciting addition to the Apeks roster as he alongside Dennis 'dennis' Edman bring tons of valuable experience to the team. jkaem maintains a 1.03 rating in his career with over 50% of kills coming from headshots.
Apeks have now completed their 5-man roster and are all set to compete in Elisa Invitational 2 which is a tournament for Nordic countries which offers one spot in the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown. Apeks have been placed in Group B alongside ENCE, MAD Lions, and AGF.
With jkaem's signing, Apeks roster is complete with-
Ole "Marcelious" Kristian Langan
Sander "Grusarn" Iversen
Dennis "dennis" Edman
Martin "Nasty" Garvik
Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad
Pål "Polly" Kammen (coach)