The broadcast team has been revealed for the upcoming ESL IEM Katowice Minors. ESL made the announcement today, releasing the full and lengthy list of on-air talent. The event will kick off in just a few days on January 16 and run through the 27th. Members of the on-air team will rotate through the event.
The desk will house two hosts in the form of Tres “stunna” Saranthus and James Banks. Joining them will be Sudhen “Bleh” Wahengbam, Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill, Jacob “Pimp” Winneche, and Joona “natu” Leppänen. Bleh formerly just seen as an expert of the Asia-Pacific region by some has been making a name for himself and certainly earned a place on an international stage. SPUNJ, Pimp, and natu are all former professional players with natu spending some time coaching teams & handling other aspects of organizations since his retirement from competition in 2015.
Bringing you the play-by-play and commentary will be three duos made up of an experienced cast of young talent. Hugo Byron and Harry “JustHarry” Russell will be joined by Conner “Scrawny” Girvan and Mohan “Launders “Govindasamy along with Jason Kaplan and Tom “Tombizz” Bissmire.
The full broadcast lineup looks as follows:
Tres “stunna” Saranthus – Desk Host
James Banks – Desk Host
Sudhen “Bleh” Wahengbam – Analyst
Chad “SPUNJ” Burchill – Analyst
Jacob “Pimp” Winneche – Analyst
Joona “natu” Leppänen – Analyst
Hugo Byron – Commentator
Harry “JustHarry” Russell – Commentator
Conner “Scrawny” Girvan – Commentator
Mohan “Launders” Govindasamy – Commentator
Jason Kaplan – Commentator
Tom “Tombizz” Bissmire – Commentator