Allan ‘AnJ’ Jensen is a Danish cyber athlete who competes in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for NRG Esports. Making a name for himself, Allan has determination to win, taking on the position of rifler for his CS unit. The North’s pro player, valde admires AnJ for his impressive gameplays holding a record of 54.64% with AK47 in three months. No wonder AnJ is the next player to watch out for in tournaments.
AnJ copes with his gaming stress, practicing other games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. His daily life is not all about gaming but loves to hang out with his teammates and play golf. After a long day, Jensen likes to catch up to some of his favourite tv series like Game of Thrones.
Where it all began:
Allan was introduced to Counter-Strike 1.6 by his brother in 2005. Knowing that there was a competitive scene, he dreamed that one day he too would be a pro player. He would watch prestigious tournaments, following top esports teams and learn from them the in-game tricks.
Jensen spent four years playing League of Legends and had a few occasions competing in LCS seasons. As CS: GO had grown big over the years, Allan liked the idea of competition so in 2014, he decided that it was time to play professionally.
His pro career all started when Jensen met with CS 1.6 pro, Zanoj who inviting him to play at one of the local LAN events of which they won. Kickstarting Jensen’s pro career, he joined the esports team, CAZ Esports in 2015 playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Since then he has developed his fighting skills, moving on with squads like Tricked Esports, Magistra and Team Singularity.
NRG Esports is an American gaming association that is based in California. The company was founded by Gerard Kelly and co-owners of the NBA Sacramento Kings, Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov. The esports organization supports squads that train in CS: GO, Overwatch, Smite, Hearthstone, Rocket League and Vainglory, World of Warcraft and For Honor.
NRG CS: GO created in January 2016, signing on the former Method roster in time for the Americas Last Chance Qualifier – Colombus 2016. The CS roster consists of Fugly, Brehze, AnJ, CeRq and daps as team captain.
Since AnJ was with NRG Esports, the most recent CS: GO competitions they participated include the Major event, Americas Minor Championship – Boston 2018, DreamHack Denver 2017, DH Atlanta as well as DH Valencia 2017. At these events, NRG have placed between 5th and 8th place.
They also did participate in the qualifying prestigious matches such as IEM Oakland, EPICENTER 2017, Eleague CS: GO Premier 2017 – Americas Qualifier, ESL One: New York 2017 and DreamHack Masters Malmo.
The highest earnings won by AnJ and his team, Singularity at the time competed at the Copenhagen Games 2017, taking the championship title. The CS squad defeated Dreamchasers at the major event with a record 2-0, walking away with the first prize of $31K.
Allan’s second great win was at minor event, Hellcase Cup #4 while also with Team Singularity. The CS unit beat Outlaws with the score 2-0 to take the title and claim their rightful reward of $6K.
The third esports accomplishment in AnJ’s pro career was minor event, Danish Championship 2017. Singularity lost to Fragsters with the record 1-2, despite the loss they finished in second place to claim their prize of $4K.