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Player Information
Duncan Shields
March 5, 1983 (1983-03-05) (Age 35)
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Duncan "Thorin" Shields (born March 5, 1983) is a British e-Sports journalist and analyst. Shields is also known as "the eSports historian" as he is known for his knowledge of the history of the games, teams and players he analyses. He currently works as an analyst for various events from organizers like ELEAGUE and DreamHack, writes articles for, and has his own YouTube channel.



Thorin's Thoughts[edit]

Thorin's Thoughts is a series of videos produced by Duncan "Thorin" Shields that discuss various topics related to esports, primarily League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Thorin's CS:GO Top 10 World Rankings[edit]

Thorin's CS:GO Top 10 World Rankings is a series of periodically released articles, where Counter-Strike analyst Duncan "Thorin" Shields provides his current perspective on what he believes are the 10 best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world.

Thorin's Top 10 CS:GO Players[edit]

Thorin's Top 10 CS:GO Players is a yearly article where Duncan "Thorin" Shields decides who he thinks are the 10 best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players in the world for that year.

Notable Events Casted, Hosted or as an Analyst[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2017-06-25 A1Premier Esports Championship Series Esports Championship Series Season 3 - Finals Analyst
2017-02-19 A1Premier DreamHack Masters DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 Analyst
2017-01-29 A1Premier ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017 Analyst
2016-12-03 A1Premier ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Season 2 Analyst
2016-07-30 A1Premier ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Season 1 Analyst
2016-07-10 A1Premier ESL One ESL One: Cologne 2016 Analyst
2016-04-03 A1Premier Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016 Analyst
2015-11-01 A1Premier DreamHack Open DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 Analyst
2014-11-29 A1Premier DreamHack DreamHack Winter 2014 Analyst None
2013-11-30 A1Premier DreamHack DreamHack Winter 2013 Analyst None
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