Biogragraphy of Jesper "JW" Wecksell

Jesper “JW” Wecksell, born 23 Feb, 1995, is a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player from Sweden, currently playing as an AWPer for fnatic.

JW's nickname

His nickname is created from the initial letters in his first- and last name. Creating the nick “JW”.

The history of JW

His story may sound like one of those “living the dream” stories. As a kid, he used to play Counter-Strike while a poster of fnatic was hanging on his wall behind his computer. JW worked constantly, with an image in the back of his mind – that one day he would be a part of their roster.

After putting a lot of dedication and long hours into the game, the dream suddenly became a reality. His talent and skills couldn’t go unnoticed and the call from fnatic came. It was a no brainer for JW – he took it and never looked back.

“Wonder-kid”, as he is also known in Counter-Strike world, has gained the reputation of having a highly aggressive style of play, which may be a good thing when it comes to intimidating his opponents but can sometimes lead to some bad decisions. Anyways, it is safe to say that no one can stay totally relaxed when facing JW on the other side of the map.

JW's career

The professional life seems to be suiting him well, as he always emphasizes that he doesn’t only enjoy playing Counter-Strike tournaments, but also the traveling, meetings with fans, interviews and all the other tasks that go with the job.

Despite being so young, the experience is something that JW has been acquiring for more than a decade now. Some of the teams that had an honor of having him on their roster were GOSU, WRTT, Epsilon, SY, GODSENT and his current home – fnatic.

His highest rank in the world was back in 2014, where he was rated at the 5th best player in Counter-Strike.

Recent tournaments and matches

He has last played in IEM Summer 2021, and he and his team ended on a 13-16th place. In his last three matches he has averaged 29 kills and 39 deaths. In these matches he have performed quite disappointing.
In his last match he had 44 kills, 14 assists and 44 deaths. Which puts him as the medium performer on the team.

Fan factor

The fan factor is based on, popularity on social media, follows on eManager and viewers on streams.
JW is not the most popular with only a "Fair" fan factor. So check out his social media, support him and show him some love. If you want to learn more about him, check out the videos.

Upcoming tournaments

JW's next tournament is ESL Pro League Season 14. If they can pull through and win it all, it will mean a lot for the future of the organization.

Best Frags From JW in 2019

JW Interview