ec1s was part of the formative Team Liquid Team Liquid Europe Rank #2 roster, but was benched for Elias "Jamppi" Olkkonen towards the end of Stage 1. Following a period of free agency, ec1s was signed by Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas Inactive in July, with whom he participated in Challengers 2 and Challengers 3 of Stage 3. Despite a close match against Team Heretics Team Heretics Europe Rank #9 in Challengers 2, the team was unable to qualify for any main events. NIP later announced the disbandment of their European roster, just prior to the start of Red Bull Home Ground 2, leaving ec1s team-less.
Following a third-fourth finish at Masters Berlin, 100T shed their IGL Joshua "steel" Nissan in favor Aaron "b0i" Thao prior to the start of the Last Chance Qualifiers. After initial wins against Gen.G Gen.G North America Rank #9 and XSET XSET North America Rank #5 , 100T fell to Rise Rise North America Rank #8 and Cloud9 Cloud9 North America Rank #4 , eliminating their chance at a Champions appearance.