OpTic Gaming

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[e][h]OpTic Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Platform:
Console
CEO:
United States Hector "HECZ" Rodriguez
Total Earnings:
$2,343,612
Links
History
Created:
2006-??-??
Disbanded:
2019-10-24
Placement Summary
TierTotal
Tier 141813
Tier 25027
Tier 32114
Total1121124

OpTic Gaming is an American esports organization known for its Call of Duty, DOTA 2, League of Legends, Gears of War teams. The organization is also involved in the Overwatch League with ownership of the Houston slot. In 2017, Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman acquired a majority interest in OpTic, making the organisation part of Infinite Esports & Entertainment. The team is often considered the best team in the jetpack era of Call of Duty, most notably winning the 2017 Call of Duty World Champions, beating title defenders Team EnVyUs in the finals.

Timeline[edit]

  • September 1st - MerK is released from OpTic Gaming. [2]
  • September 3rd - JKap joins. [3]
  • December 11th - JKap is released. [4]
  • December 12th - Ricky joins. [5]
  • December 31st - BigTymeR announces retires from competitive Call of Duty. [6]
  • April 4th - NaDeSHoT retires from competitive Call of Duty. [15]
  • April 8th - Karma joins to finalize roster. [16]
  • December 19th - TeePee joins OpTic Gaming as coach. [17]
  • January 30th - While staying as part of FaZe Clan, ZooMaa becomes OpTic Gaming's official substitute player. [24]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Dashy Brandon Otell 2018-09-27 [22] 2019-10-24 OpTic Gaming Los Angeles
United States TJHaLy Thomas Haly 2018-09-27 [22] 2019-10-24 OpTic Gaming Los Angeles
United States Scump Seth Abner 2014-01-21 [10] 2019-10-24 Chicago Huntsmen
Canada Karma Damon Barlow 2018-09-27 [22] 2019-10-22 Seattle Surge
United States Crimsix Ian Porter 2014-11-15 [14] 2019-10-18 Dallas Empire
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States Methodz Anthony Zinni 2018-05-06 [20] 2018-10-08 [23] FaZe Clan
United States Octane Sam Larew 2018-05-06 [20] 2018-09-01 [21] 100 Thieves
Canada Karma Damon Barlow 2015-04-08 [16] 2018-05-06 [19] OpTic Gaming
United States FormaL Matthew Piper 2014-11-06 [13] 2018-05-06 [18] Luminosity Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States NaDeSHoT Matt Haag 2012-10-?? 2015-04-04 [15] 100 Thieves (Owner & CEO)
United States ProoFy Jordan Cannon 2014-04-15 [11] 2014-11-06 [12] OpTic Nation
United States Clayster James Eubanks 2014-01-08 [7] 2014-11-06 [12] Team EnVyUs
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States MBoZe Marcus Blanks 2014-01-13 [8] 2014-04-15 [11] OpTic Nation
United States Saints Renato Forza 2014-01-13 [8] 2014-01-18 [9] Strictly Business
United States Parasite Chris Duarte 2014-01-08 [7] 2014-01-13 [8] Curse LV
United States Ricky Richard Stacy 2013-12-12 [5] 2014-01-08 [8] Curse LV
United States Scump Seth Abner 2012-05-?? 2014-01-08 [7] Team EnVyUs
United States BigTymeR Will Johnson 2012-05-?? 2013-12-31 [6]
Retired
United States JKap Jordan Kaplan 2013-09-03 [3] 2013-12-11 [4] FaZe Clan
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States MerK Joey Deluca 2012-05-?? 2013-09-01 [2] Team EnVyUs
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Rambo Ray Lussier 2012-05-?? 2012-10-?? Team EnVyUs
United States BigTymeR Will Johnson 2011-05-?? 2012-03-?? apeX eSports NA
United States Scump Seth Abner 2011-05-?? 2012-03-?? apeX eSports NA
United States MerK Joey Deluca 2011-05-?? 2012-01-?? apeX eSports NA
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Rambo Ray Lussier 2011-05-?? 2011-08-?? Xtravagant
United States FLawLesS Richard Ferreira 2010-10-?? 2010-11-?? Next Threat
United States Vengeance Blake Campbell 2010-10-?? 2010-11-?? Next Threat

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States H3CZ Hector Rodriguez CEO & Owner 2006-??-??
United States Neil Leibman Co-Owner 2017-??-??
United States TeePee Tyler Polchow Coach 2017-12-19 [17]

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019-08-18 A33rd A1Tier 1 CWL Championship 2019 0 : 3 $140,000
2019-07-05 A11 - 2nd A1Tier 1 CWL Pro League 2019 16/6 Grp. S. $84,375
2019-06-16 A33rd A1Tier 1 CWL Anaheim 2019 2 : 3 $50,000
2018-12-09 A11st A1Tier 1 CWL Las Vegas Open 2019 3 : 0 $100,000
2018-04-08 A22nd A1Tier 1 CWL Pro League Stage 1 Playoffs 2018 2 : 3 $120,000
2017-08-13 A11st A1Tier 1 CWL Championship 2017 3 : 1 $600,000
2017-07-30 A11st A1Tier 1 CWL Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs 2017 3 : 1 $200,000
2014-03-30 A33rd A1Tier 1 Call of Duty Championship 2014 1 : 3 $120,000
2013-04-07 A33rd A1Tier 1 Call of Duty Championship 2013 1 : 3 $120,000
2011-09-03 A11st A1Tier 1 Call of Duty XP 2011 3 : 1 $400,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Recent Matches[edit]

DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
2019-08-1820:00 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20190 : 3 100T
2019-08-1818:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20191 : 3 eU
2019-08-1800:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 REC
2019-08-1718:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 E6
2019-08-1621:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 Heretics
2019-08-1600:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 EG
2019-08-1518:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 CG
2019-08-1421:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Championship 2019link=CoD World LeagueCWL Championship 20193 : 1 TH
2019-07-0523:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Pro League 2019 - Cross-DivisionCWL Pro League 2019 - Cross-Division1 : 3 eU
2019-07-0323:30 UTC A1Tier 1CWL Pro League 2019 - Cross-DivisionCWL Pro League 2019 - Cross-Division0 : 3 Envy
Complete list of matches in any tournament

References[edit]

  1. NaDeSHoT (2011-06-15). "Proof left, OpTic Nation is done. Thanks for all your support last event.".
  2. 2.0 2.1 BigTymeR (2013-09-01). "We as a team have decided to part ways with our long time friend and teammate Merk, we wish him the best with his future team. More to come.".
  3. 3.0 3.1 NaDeSHoT (2013-09-03). "OpTic Gaming Parts Ways with Merk, New Roster".
  4. 4.0 4.1 JKap (2013-12-11). "I have been released from @OpTicGaming. I am a free agent for the 2014 season.".
  5. 5.0 5.1 Team Beyond (2013-12-12). "OpTic Gaming has picked up Ricky.".
  6. 6.0 6.1 NaDeSHoT (2013-12-31). "BigTymer Retires, OpTic Competitive Future".
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 OpTic Gaming (2014-01-08). "We would like to officially welcome OpTic Clayster to the team, who will be joining NaDeSHoT and Ricky for the 2014 Season.".
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 NaDeSHoT (2014-01-13). "Welcome to the team @OpTic_Saintsss and @OpTic_MBoZe.".
  9. 9.0 9.1 Team Beyond (2014-01-18). "Saints leaves OpTic Gaming".
  10. 10.0 10.1 OpTic Gaming (2014-01-21). "Welcome back @OpTic_Scumper !".
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 OpTic Gaming (2014-04-15). "OpTic Gaming's New 2014 Roster- Nadeshot, Scump, Clay, Proof.".
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Team Beyond (2014-11-06). "OpTic Gaming drops Clayster and Proofy".
  13. 13.0 13.1 FormaL (2014-11-06). "I'd like to thank @OpTic_NaDeSHoT @OpTic_Scumper @optich3cz for this opportunity. Let's win some championships.".
  14. 14.0 14.1 NaDeSHoT (2014-11-15). "Welcome to the team, @Crimsix! Also, welcome to @TheOpTicHouse!".
  15. 15.0 15.1 NaDeSHoT (2015-04-04). "I Have Something to Tell You Guys...".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Red Bull Esports (2015-04-08). "Karma, OpTic Gaming's Newest Powerhouse".
  17. 17.0 17.1 OpTic Gaming (2017-12-19). "Vision - Season 4: Episode 10 - "New Addition"".
  18. 18.0 18.1 Luminosity Gaming (2018-05-06). "WELCOME FORMAL TO LG CALL OF DUTY!".
  19. 19.0 19.1 Karma (2018-05-06). "@OpTic_DKarma".
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 OpTic Gaming (2018-05-06). "We would like to officially welcome @Methodz and @Octane_ to our Call of Duty roster.".
  21. 21.0 21.1 Octane (2018-09-01). "Thank you to @OpTicGaming for everything they’ve done for me over the last few months; an unfortunate ending but we made some great memories.".
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 OpTic Gaming (2018-09-27). "Today marks the next chapter in our legacy. Welcome to our Black Ops 4 Roster.".
  23. 23.0 23.1 OpTic Gaming (2018-10-08). "We would like to thank Anthony "@Methodz" Zinni for his time on our #OpTicCoD roster and we wish him the best in his future endeavors.".
  24. Maelk (2019-01-30). "Wanted to clarify that we have an understanding with FaZe Clan in which they kindly allow us to use Zoomaa in case of an emergency.".