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Pimp joins Heroic as substitute ESL Pro League Season 6

Pimp joined Heroic as a substitute for ESL Pro League Season 6
Pimp joined Heroic as a substitute for ESL Pro League Season 6. Photo by Adela Sznajder/DreamHack.

Jacob “Pimp” Winneche joined Heroic’s Counter-Strike team as a substitute for the ESL Pro League, the organization announced Tuesday.

“We are pleased to announce that Pimp will be our official stand-in for this season of EPL,” Heroic coach Henrik “FeTiSh” Christensen said in a statement. “There are very few players of his caliber on the market.”

Pimp previously played for Team Liquid until announcing his free agency July 9. Heroic opens its ESL Pro League season Thursday against G2 Esports. The news comes a day after North announced the signing of former Heroic player Valdemar “valde” Bjørn Vangså. Valde was benched by Heroic in May and became a free agent last month.

Cover photo by Adela Sznajder/DreamHack

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