NBK Might Join MOUZ CS:GO Roster


Retired French CS:GO Player NBK Reportedly in Talks With MOUZ

MOUZ starts preparations for the next competitive season.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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French CS:GO veteran, NBK, might return from Valorant to compete with MOUZ's CS:GO roster in 2022.
The two-time Major winner had retired from CS:GO in June 2021 and transitioned over to Valorant, but his return to CS:GO seems likely.
NBK's contract with OG ends on 1st Jan 2022 after which he will be a free agent.

French Counter-Strike veteran, Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt, had announced his retirement from CS:GO in June 2021 to compete in Valorant. NBK might make a comeback to CS:GO with MOUZ.

The German esports organization, MOUZ, may reportedly lose their star rifler Robin "ropz" Kool to FaZe Clan in 2022 and have started preparing their new lineup accordingly. MOUZ is known to not spend much on their CS:GO team, however, they are ready to bring in the experienced IGL (In-Game Leader) to bolster their lineup for the next competitive season, according to a report by 1pv.fr.

Apart from him, even the MOUZ academy team player Ádám "torzsi" Torzsás is speculated to join the main roster as their dedicated AWper, replacing Frederik "acoR" Gyldstrand, who has failed to deliver significantly.

French veteran NBK might return from Valorant to CS:GO with MOUZ

NBK had left competitive CS:GO in June 2021, announcing his switch to Valorant after briefly playing with Double Poney. He had started grinding the Riot shooter while also streaming on Twitch and even took part in a few show matches. But he apparently never signed with a team despite receiving multiple offers from various teams.

NBK performance in Valorant show matches

However, NBK supposedly couldn't resist this particular deal from MOUZ as he is reportedly in advanced talks with the organization. If this turns out to be true, MOUZ would gain a valuable player whose experience would help them shape and hold their new roster together. It would also be the two-time Major winner's return to competitive CS:GO since retiring from the scene in April 2021.

NBK's current contract with OG will be coming to an end on 1st January 2022 after which he will be a free agent. This explains why MOUZ is eager to bring in him as their shot caller, giving their rather inexperienced roster a significant boost.

Apart from NBK, MOUZ is also planning on promoting the MOUZ NXT marksmen, torzsi, who would effectively replace the Danish AWPer acoR. Meanwhile, Christopher "dexter" Nong and David "frozen" Čerňanský will most likely stay put as part of the MOUZ lineup.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.