The 18-year-old is 26th in the world ranking of Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).

Kugener, who has been in the national eSports team for two years, has agreed terms to join "Sprout", one of the most successful teams playing CS:GO in Germany. Having won the ESL DACH league three years in a row, he now intends to focus on playing in this new high-level formation.