Guild Esports are rising their roster with the signing of Jannis ‘JannisZ’ Matwin, winner of the most hottest Fortnite Champion Series match.
London-based mostly fully esports company Guild, which boasts David Beckham as co-proprietor, absorb launched that two-time FNCS winner JannisZ will be joining their roster, turning into the fifth member of Guild’s quantity one ranked EU Fortnite team.
At fair correct 15 years outmoded, German esports champ JannisZ has accrued 750,000 followers across Twitch, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram and has earned over $180,000 in match winnings. He’s currently ranked third in Europe.
JannisZ joins Tai ‘TaySon’ Starčič, Nikolaj ‘Flikk’ Frøslev, Henrik ‘Chicken’ Mclean, and Anas ‘Anas’ El-Abd as portion of Guild’s Fortnite ‘God Squad’. He’ll be competing in all upcoming European and worldwide Fortnite tournaments, initiating with FNCS Chapter 2 Season 6 on 22 April.
“I’ve executed a lot in Fortnite – nonetheless it absolutely was as soon as a exact highlight to rob the hottest FNCS trios with Chicken. I’ve gotten to perceive the Guild squad properly, via tournaments and the Lockdown Ladder,” acknowledged JannisZ in a statement.
“Joining the organisation and playing alongside just some of the correct gamers within the field was as soon as an improbable replacement to elevate your next step in my profession. I’m having a look forward to doing my portion to bring Guild Esports mighty extra success.”
As for why JannisZ was as soon as signed, Guild’s Director of Esports, Grant Rousseau, explained: “We’ve already reached current heights in 2021 with our first predominant trophy – nonetheless to be the correct, or no longer it’s a must to rob on building and surroundings current desires and challenges.
“Signing JannisZ is portion of this continuous affirm – he’s an unprecedented player, and must quiet extra beef up an already dominant Guild EU Fortnite team. We’re having a look forward to welcoming JannisZ to the squad, and bringing dwelling extra trophies for Guild this twelve months.”
Alongside being the reigning trios FNCS champion, JannisZ has beforehand found success on the 2020 Marvel Duo Cup and Fortnite’s 2020 Champion Series Invitational Europe, where he bested the likes of Wolfiez, aqua and Th0masHD.