Xccurate Takes a Break From Competitive CS:GO, Departs NKT's Active Lineup
The star AWPer from Indonesia has decided to take a break.
One of the best CS:GO players from Asia, Kevin "xccurate" Susanto, who used to compete professionally with Team NKT decided to take an indefinite break from competitive Counter-Strike. The announcement was made by Team NKT yesterday on 9th March via their official Twitter account, while adding that they cannot disclose what comes next for both the player and the team.
The talented Indonesian AWPer was one of the founding members of the team who had joined the lineup back when they were still part of NG Esports in January 2021. Now, after competing with them for almost 14 months xccurate has decided to step down with a message stating that "I will update about my future later".
One of the best Asian players xccurate has decided to step down from competitive CS:GO
Xccurate after competing with both NG Esports and Team NKT for more than a year has decided to step down from competitive circuit and professional play indefinitely, without any particular reason being provided by either him or his team.
For now, Team NKT is in the middle of the ESL Challenger League Season 40: Asia-Pacific and it has replaced xccurate with Mongolian AWPer, Sodbileg "cool4st" Batbaatar. The team won their last match of the fifth week.
So far the Asian team has not named a permanent replacement for xccurate who has currently been shifted to the team's inactive roster. It is unlikely that cool4st will be able to compete with the team on a permanent basis as he is a part of the Mongolian organization The Black Company.
However, Team NKT now has six days on their hands to find themselves a new teammate as the next match is scheduled to take place on 16th March. As for xccurate, his future for now is unclear and he will be providing more information about it later.
Together the two have gone on to win multiple big tournaments within Asia like eXTREMESLAND Festival 2021, ESEA Season 38: Open Division - Asia-Pacific, and 5E Arena Open Season 1: Southeast Asia.
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