BIG’s AWPer Florian “syrsoN” Rische won’t be participating in the upcoming Elisa Masters Espoo 2022 tournament due to COVID-19. The reports of his test came as positive after returning from the IEM Rio Major 2022. Josef “faveN” Baumann will be taking his spot in the active BIG’s lineup for the forthcoming event.
Update: unfortunately @syrsoNCSGO has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Rio. In his absence, we will be playing @ElisaEsports with @favenCS.— BIG (@BIGCLANgg) November 14, 2022
Get well soon, Flo! 🙏 #GOBIG pic.twitter.com/F4YnC2bvpd
The Germany based esports organization announced this update via Twitter yesterday. syrsoN also tweeted about this and stated that he will not be participating in the Elisa Masters Espoo and wishes his team good luck.
Unfortunately I cannot attend the upcoming tournament due to being sick with Covid :-( I wish my team best of luck, they got this with my boy @favenCS 👊🏻— Florian Rische (@syrsoNCSGO) November 14, 2022