Jesper ‘JW’ Wecksell is a 22-year-old Swedish CS pro playing for Fnatic, also known as JWonderchild hailing from Avesta, Sweden. He is widely known for his hyper aggressive playstyle in the game as the AWP and according to HLTV.org, JW was voted to be in the top ten best players from 2013 till 2015.
Where it all began:
Jesper looked up to his favourite esports team, Fnatic, it was a dream of his to be a part of the squad someday. He would watch the major competitions whenever his favoured squad would play. He began practising Counter-Strike 1.6 in 2009 with dedication and motivation to succeed in gaming.
JW began his professional path in 2012 playing for HeLISIAyErZ, competing in CS 1.6. As a pro player he enjoys every minute of the game, having fun in his preferred inferno map, there are a lot of good hiding places. He likes to experiment with new weapons and in which situations they are useful to surprise the opponents.
JW first joined his dream squad, Fnatic in 2013, a leading esports team based in London that was founded in 2004. The company supports several squads playing different video games like LOL, Dota 2, Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm and CS: GO. The company also has an academy for players who seek to become pros in Counter-Strike, a starting boost and dedication to their future careers.
Wecksell together with Fnatic CS: GO have participated in Premier matches like IEM XI – World Championship, Dreamhack Masters Las Vegas, MLG Major Championships and ESL Expo Barcelona.
While with Godsent from August 2016 till February 2017, he has taken part in StarLadder iLeague Starseries Season 2, World Electronic Sports Games 2016, FACEIT Pro League – Europe January 2017 and many more events.
Through Wecksell’s gaming career, he has faced off world teams like North, Hellraisers, Mousesports, Astralis among many other world squads. His very first great win was at the premier match, DreamHack Winter 2013, battling for the title, Fnatic beat NiP with the score 2:1, winning the first prize of $100K.
Another of his big accomplishments was at the IEM X World Championship, where JW and his squad won the title against Luminosity with the score 3:0, taking home a prize of $104K.