Kjaerbye retires from CS:GO scene
23-year-old Major Winner Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjerbye announced on Twitter that he was ending his professional CS:GO career. He cited his lack of desire and motivation to perform at the highest level as the reason.
Kjaerbye did not point out any options to continue his career either in esports or elsewhere.
The most significant achievements in his career Kjaerbye had during his time n Astralis. He won the 2017 ELEAGUE Major Atlanta, earning the MVP medal at the end of that tournament, and has also won several major tournaments such as the ECS Season 2 Finals and IEM Katowice 2017.
In early 2018, Kjaerbye joined North, with which he won DreamHack Masters Stockholm 2018. His last team was FaZe, where the Dane spent the second half of last year and was subsequently moved to the reserve.
As for his individual accomplishments, Kjerby ranked 16th on HLTV.org's 2016 World Player of the Year list, and a year later was down one spot in the same ranking.