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Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander, a legendary figure in the realm of competitive Counter-Strike, has officially concluded his seven-year journey with Astralis.

The departure comes after his benching in June, during which he yielded the in-game leader role to Benjamin “blameF” Bremer and his playing position to Victor “Staehr” Staehr.

Astralis, in a heartfelt acknowledgment, highlighted gla1ve’s pivotal role in their success, including four Majors, an extended period as the top-ranked team, and a transformative impact on CS:GO strategy.

Despite challenges in the last two years, marked by the departure of key players and the coach, gla1ve expressed deep gratitude for the significant lessons learned during this period.

In a poignant tweet, gla1ve bid farewell to Astralis, describing the last seven years as a life-changing journey.

He recognized Astralis as not just a team but a family, expressing gratitude to fans, behind-the-scenes staff, and teammates who shared in the highs and lows.

The parting of ways, after 734 maps together, signifies the end of an era that witnessed unprecedented success.

As speculation swirls regarding gla1ve’s next destination, rumours suggest a potential move to ENCE.

This possibility gains traction as ENCE reportedly faces the departure of their current in-game leader, Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer, to Team Falcons.

If confirmed, this move could reshape the dynamics of both ENCE and Team Falcons.

Gla1ve, in his departure, hinted at the anticipation of a new chapter in his illustrious career.

The esports community is left wondering about the strategies he will bring to a new team and how his leadership will redefine the dynamics of the squad fortunate enough to have him at the helm.

The departure from Astralis is not just an end but a prelude to a narrative yet to unfold, a legacy etched in the history of Astralis and CS:GO.

The echoes of gla1ve’s departure will serve as a reminder of an era defined by strategic brilliance, unyielding determination, and unparalleled success.

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