Jimmy ‘Jumpy’ Berndtsson is a 29-year-old CS:GO head coach for Fnatic. He was a former Counter-Strike player which helps him understand the gamers in the team, the constant motivation, implementing the skills and playstyle in competitions.
Where it all began:
Jimmy began his professional career in 2006 competing in Counter-Strike 1.6 with the squad Cisco 9. He had the privilege to play for teams like Volt gaming, Blank, Begrip and Meet Your Makers, acquiring the knowledge and skills to be a top esports player.
In 2014, Jumpy made the switch to CS:GO to compete for squads like FlipSid3 Tactics, Team Orbit, AllGon and many more. Over the years, Jimmy gained the experience and knowledge to be the current Fnatic coach, to teach and motivate the unit to be the best.
Fnatic is a leading esport company based in London, UK, supporting dedicated teams that focus in CS:GO, Dota 2, Heroes of the Storm, League of Legends and Overwatch. The association was founded by Sam Matthews and his mother, Anne Mathews understanding the potential future of esports.
The Counter-Strike unit have proven their worth as one of the world’s best teams. Jumpy, the head coach will help implement new strategies and game plays to help bring success in competitions.
Jimmy has participated in CS:GO events, the most recent being the Eleague Season 2. He stepped in as a substitute for Fnatic where they ranked in twelfth place. He has attended the Uprise Champions Cup – Season 4, Copenhagen Games 2016, ESL Nordic Nationals Season 1 and IEM IV Championships among others.
Jumpy has guided the Fnatic team at several esports tournaments such as ESL One: New York 2016, EPICENTER 2016, DreamHack Masters Las Vegas and many others. His coaching skills have helped the unit beat another top CS squads, G2 Esports.
Fnatic CS:GO together with Jumpy have achieved their highest prize at the Eleague Major 2017. Going head to head with Astralis, they finished in third place taking home $70K.