Kenny Schrub, AKA “KennyS” took home this years eSports player of the year award at the recent 2015 Game Awards show that took place at The Microsoft Theatre, in Los Angeles. Kenny is originally from France, but has been spending his time travelling the world and playing in all the major CS:GO events representing team “EnVyUs” which are considered one of the strongest CS:GO team around today.
Kenny was up against a tough crew of contestants but he overcame guys like League of Legends (LOL) star Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, CS:GO contestant Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer, and Dota 2 duo’s Peter “ppd” Dager and Syed Sumail “Suma1L” Hassan. Overall it was an exciting evening for the game CS:GO, not only did a CS:GO player take eSports player of the year, the game itself also won eSports Game of The Year Award beating out other huge titles such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Dota 2, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and League of Legends.
Here is a full list of the winners at the awards that represented the eSports category:
- Esports Player of the Year: Kenny “kennyS” Schrub
- Esports Team of the Year: Optic Gaming
- Esports Game of the Year: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive