Former Evil Geniuses coach returns to Brazil ahead of 2023 League season
Peter Dun, who was EG’s head coach in 2021 has his own background in Brazilian, likewise might be heading overseas to join the LEC’s latest org, Team Heretics.
Among 4 coaching team member to be let go from Evil Geniuses’ squad after its historic 2022 season, previous head coach Gabriel Turtle Pareto has signed with Flux Esports of the CBOL to be their head coach for the 2023 season, according to Luis Santana of Mai’s Esports.
Among the architects of Evil Geniuses’ 2022 LCS Spring title is heading back to Brazil.
Evil Geniuses’ ultimately successful year of shaking up the accepted class structure of the LCS didn’t come without its ups and downs. After Turtle led EG to an LCS title in Spring after a 9-9 regular split, the team carried out very well in its very first Mid-Season Invitational. The Brazilian relocated to an assistant coach role for the Summer Split, in which the team completed 3rd and had to claw out of Worlds Play-Ins, doing so with a historical win over MAD Lions.
Turtle played as a jungle for three years in the CBOL before training CNB e-Sports Club in 2019 and winning the 2020 Split 1 routine split title with Vito Had as its head coach. Flux just recently purchased the slot of Mensa Esports for the 2023 CBOL season, making Turtle its first-ever head coach.
The team made its Worlds run after beginning advertisement carry Danny stepped far from the group due to psychological health factors, being replaced by Turkish backup Maori, who is now himself reportedly headed back to Europe to join Carmine Corp
Dun had significant success in Europe prior to signing up with EG, developing a MAD Lions core that won back-to-back titles in 2021 after his departure to The United States and Canada.