Tempo Storm Pick up zakk as New Coach
With the recent departure of Tempo Storm’s ex-coach, Luis "peacemaker" Tadeu, they were left hunting for a replacement. The team announced the pick up of their new coach, Rafael "zakk" Fernandes, on Saturday.
On Saturday night, the new coach, alongside his players, streamed and answer questions about his new role.
Surprisingly, zakk informed the fans that he will not be the in-game leader, but instead that role will be handed to Ricardo "boltz" Prass.
"I am not going to be the in-game leader," zakk said on Saturday's stream. "peacemaker was the guy who was making the calls inside the game, but the guys do not want that."
The 25-year-old coach has played for a variety of teams, most notably Keyd Stars. He has been playing Counter-Strike professionally since the 1.6 days.
Tempo Storm has most recently achieved top-three placings in their three most recent events, most notably at the MLG Americas Minor 2016 Finals, where they took home second place and got a spot in the ESL One Cologne 2016 qualifier.
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