French professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player
|Age||25 (May 19, 1995)|
|Profession||French professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player|
|Highlight||kennyS has been awarded $14,789.36 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments within the last 90 days, $5,000.00 (or 33.81%) of which came in the last month.|
|Current Favourite Game||G2 Esports|
|Last Updated||September 2020|
Kenny “kennyS” Schrub is a French CS:GO player, formerly a Counter-Strike: Source player, currently the AWPer for Team EnVyUs. He is considered to be one of the quickest and most skilled AWPers in the world.
kennyS has been playing Counter-Strike since he was 6 years old because his brother, Cyril Michel, was playing it frequently. When he was 11 years old, him and his brother participated in a local tournament which they proceeded to win. From then on, his brother pushed him to pursue his dream of being a pro-gamer, but he did so in Counter-Strike: Source, not the more popular CS 1.6.
OOn April 25, 2012, kennyS joined Team VeryGames. He stayed with them for a few months where he transitioned to CS:GO, but was eventually kicked off the team due to his inexperience. He later joined Team-LDLC.com on May 11, 2013 as a replacement for atLaNtis, staying there until August 20 when LDLC.com released their French squad.
On April 28, 2014, kennyS replaces shox on Titan eSports. He stayed with them for over a year until he joined EnVyUs on July 20, 2015 as part of a player swap between Titan and EnVyUs.
kennyS has been awarded $14,789.36 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments within the last 90 days, $5,000.00 (or 33.81%) of which came in the last month.
kennyS Most Popular Video on YouTube
kennyS’s most popular video on YouTube is titled CSGO – KENNYS – BEST PRO PLAYS 2016. This video was uploaded in January 2017. This video got over 1m views so far and 10k likes.
kennyS First Video on YouTube
kennyS’s most popular video on YouTube is titled kennyS 1v2 clutch vs Astralis. kennyS got 2.1k views and 78 likes on this video.
Kenny Schrub (born May 19, 1995), better known by his alias kennyS, is a French professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player currently playing for G2 Esports. He was named “eSports Player of the Year” at The Game Awards 2015.
He was considered the very best sniper in the game prior to a change to the weapon’s mobility, and by Duncan “Thorin” Shields, an eSports historian and Counter-Strike analyst, to have been the very best player in the game prior to that change. Some of his previous teams include Titan, VeryGames, Team LDLC.com, Recursive eSports, Clan-Mystik, and Team EnVyUs. He was a professional Counter-Strike: Source player before transitioning to Global Offensive in 2012.
kennyS Awards and Achievements
Overall Ranking: kennyS is currently ranked #153 in highest overall earnings, and #5 in highest earnings for players from France France.
Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age: Before kennyS turned 18 years old, he earned $14,438.35 in cash prizes from 24 tournaments. 2.06% of his total prize money was earned before May 19, 2013.
Largest Prize from a Single Tournament: The most money that kennyS has won from a single tournament was $160,000.00 from WESG 2016 (CS:GO) on January 15, 2017. He placed 1st, making up 22.78% of his total prize money won.
$100,000 Milestone: On November 1, 2015, kennyS arrived at the $100,000 milestone, winning $20,000.00 and placing 1st at DreamHack Cluj-Napoca 2015 (CS:GO). Prize money from 72 tournaments got him to that point.
Kenny started his Counter-Strike career in France. Kenny has been playing Counter-Strike since the age of 6, the game was introduced to him by his brother would play on his brother’s computer.
Kenny had an enjoyment of Counter-Strike which he used as a form of escape. He started in Counter-Strike: Source and eventually transitioned to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in 2012. His skill and recognition led him to be invited to tournaments in Arles.
He initially did not win many matches, but his parents eventually understood his potential in esports. He and his brothers have a 10-year difference, but by the age of 8 Kenny was already better than his brothers.
At age 11, they decided to enter a local tournament which they won. After their victory his brother pushed him to pursue his dream of becoming a professional player. During the tournaments Kenny showcased his talents to national and international audiences, eventually resulting in signing to VeryGames and placing 2nd at ESWC 2012. Kenny was later removed from the team citing a lack of experience.
Titan placed 13-16th at ESL One Katowice 2015 in March. On July 20, 2015 kennyS and Dan “apEX” Madesclaire were traded to Team EnVyUs in exchange for Richard “shox” Papillon and Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux.
The next month in August, EnVyUs got second place at the second Major, ESL One Cologne 2015. At the third and final Major of 2015, DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015, kennyS and EnVyUs won the tournament after beating Natus Vincere in the finals.
He also did very well in ESL One Cologne 2016, although EnVyUs finished 13th – 16th. At the 2015 Game Award kennyS had the Player of the Year award.
EnVyUs (eSports) Placed 1st in Global eSports Cup-Season 1, initiating the year 2016 magnificently, with a prize of $80,000. Later in the year, they had placed 5-8th in the ELEAGUE Season 1 winning a prize which totaled $1,000,000 considering the minor placing. In September EnvyUS attended GFINITY CS:GO INVITATIONAL, winning the tournament after defeating Mousesports in the final.
Kenny attended ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta in January with EnVyUs where they placed 9th-12th place. On February 3, 2017, KennyS was revealed to be on a new roster under G2 eSports along with Nathan “NBK” Schmitt, Dan “apEX” Madesclaire, Richard “shox” Papillion, and Alexandre “bodyy” Pianaro. Edouard “SmithZz” Dubourdeaux was revealed to be their new coach. G2 eSports attended EPICENTER 2017 in October where they placed 3rd-4th after losing to Virtus.Pro in the semifinals.
G2 won ESL Pro League Finals Season 5 and Dreamhack Masters Malmö 2017. kennyS received the MVP title in both events.
G2 eSports attended ELEAGUE Boston Major in January where they placed 5th-8th after being defeated by Cloud9 during the quarterfinals.