SuNny to stand in for FunPlus Phoenix at ESL Pro League|Dot Esports
Just weeks after his release from ENCE, Miikka “suNny” Kemppi will return to the server as a part of FunPlus Phoenix after a number of months far from competitive play.
FPX will utilize the Finnish rifler as a stand-in for their ESL Pro League season 13 run, the CS: GO team revealed today.
SuNny will fill a roster area formerly held by Chris “chrisJ” de Jong, who was on loan from mousesports. ChrisJ’s loan lasted less than two months and he only competed in 2 occasions for FPX, although that included a first-place surface at Snow Sweet Snow and a grand finals appearance at DreamHack Open January. FPX got chrisJ on the very same day at it revealed its return to the scene by getting the GODSENT lineup.
SuNny last played for ENCE at the end of 2020. His stint with them started in August 2019 under difficult situations since numerous fans disagreed with the choice to have him change Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen. SuNny’s time with ENCE came to an end in December when he was transferred to the bench and he was released in February 2021.
Prior to filling in for FPX, suNny was linked to reports of a possible trio of himself, Robin “flusha” Rönnquist, and Timothy “autimatic” Ta. Flusha has given that said that the trio failed to discover any appropriate organizational suitors and autimatic has now left CS: GO to play VALORANT for the T1 organization.
Warm and FPX will play the very first match of ESL Pro League season 13 versus Complexity to open Group A play on March 8 at 5am CT