Will there be a LAN in 2020? jks is "keen to go", talks NA offers & Liquid | HLTV Confirmed S5E1
Justin "jks" Savage joined HLTV Confirmed to discuss recent roster news, including nitr0's departure from Liquid, opened up about his development as a player and 100 Thieves' coaching change, and the chances of LANs, particularly Pro League and the Major, happening this year. The Australian is wary of the dangers the pandemic presents, but also admits that he would enjoy going to Europe where he could play against more different teams. He also touched on offers from other teams and his expectations at upcoming tournaments.
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0:00 - Podcast intro
Hotseat with jks
2:10 - SPUNJ and jks talk about Aussie legends
4:35 - Why was 100T underperforming at the end of last season?
7:40 - Were 100T playing from bootcamp and did the lockdown help them?
11:00 - jks: "A week before the change it was getting to a boiling point"
15:40 - jks explains "not doing VOD reviews with kassad"
17:20 - Setting up a routine for good individual form
21:30 - "I said 'f*ck it' and stopped caring" - jks about confidence and NAF
23:51 - Expectation for the second half of 2020
29:45 - What does the nitr0 - grim change mean for Liquid
35:56 - Professeur: “nitr0 is a good player, but has nothing to do in Liquid anymore”
39:25 - Where could nitr0 go? Gen.G? EG?
43:10 - Lekr0 dumps MAD Lions
46:05 - Kjarbye leaves North - where to?
49:27 - ALEX to FaZe $600,000 rumor
56:57 - mithR joins Renegades, outlook for the Aussies?
Best news of 2020 so far
1:04:40 - Thinking of good news in 2020
1:13:20 - Ranking the news into top-3
1:16:00 - First test for NA top teams
1:19:20 - 100T's historical issues playing Liquid
1:26:30 - Reviewing the European league
Rest of 2020
1:35:30 - Cologne online, SPUNJ talks about TO budgets
1:36:30 - Would jks travel to Europe?
1:40:30 - How important is "online Cologne" to a player?
1:45:20 - Pro League/Major chances of happening?
1:50:30 - What is stopping us from running a LAN?
1:53:53 - BREAKING: Astralis in talks with Mad Lions over Bubzkji
1:59:55 - Viewer questions: jks confirms getting big NA offers
2:04:25 - jks remembering funny moments with SPUNJ
2:09:00 - How did CS change over the past years?
HLTV Confirmed is a CS:GO talk show featuring Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill, Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin, and Milan "Striker" Švejda, with guest appearances from community members such as GeT_RiGhT, device, Maniac, Pimp, YNk, JW, smooya, seang@res, and more. The show is based around interviews, breakdowns, analysis, and discussions about the esports and casual side of Counter-Strike.
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