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OpTic Gaming

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[e][h]OpTic Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
United States Hector Rodriguez
United States Ryan Musselman
CEO:
United States Hector Rodriguez
Approx. Total Winnings:
$1,309,750
Links
History
Created:
: 2006-??-??
Global Offensive: 2016-01-04
Disbanded:
2019-10-11


OpTic Gaming is an American esports organization primarily known for its Call of Duty team. On June 12, 2019, the organization was acquired by Immortals Gaming Club. [1] It was later reacquired by OpTic Gaming's founder Hector "H3CZ" Rodriguez on November 11, 2020. [2]

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Denmark niko
(Nikolaj Kristensen)
Nikolaj Kristensen
Join Date: 
2019-03-28 [31]
Inactive Date: 
2019-10-11 [37]
Leave Date: 
2020-04-20 [42]
 
HeroicHeroic Heroic
Denmark MSL 
(Mathias Sommer Lauridsen)
Mathias Sommer Lauridsen
Join Date: 
2019-03-28 [31]
Inactive Date: 
2019-10-11 [37]
Leave Date: 
2020-01-17 [40]
 
NorthNorth North
Denmark ruggah
(Casper Due)
Casper Due
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
Inactive Date: 
2019-10-11 [37]
Leave Date: 
2019-12-01 [39]
 
OGOG OG (Coach)
Denmark k0nfigmeanwhilemeanwhile
(Kristian Wienecke)
Kristian Wienecke
Join Date: 
2018-02-07 [20]
Inactive Date: 
2019-10-11 [37]
Leave Date: 
2019-11-06 [38]
 
Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming Complexity Gaming
Denmark TeSeS
(René Madsen)
René Madsen
Join Date: 
2019-06-??
Leave Date: 
2019-10-11 [37]
 
Copenhagen FlamesCopenhagen Flames Copenhagen Flames (Stand-in)
Denmark cajunb
(René Borg)
René Borg
Join Date: 
2019-08-10 [35]
Leave Date: 
2019-10-11 [36]
 
NorthNorth North
Former Players
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Denmark refrezh
(Ismail Ali)
Ismail Ali
Join Date: 
2018-12-31 [28]
Inactive Date: 
2019-08-10 [35]
Leave Date: 
2020-02-24 [41]
 
Copenhagen FlamesCopenhagen Flames Copenhagen Flames
Denmark Snappi 
(Marco Pfeiffer)
Marco Pfeiffer
Join Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
Leave Date: 
2019-06-18 [34]
 
HeroicHeroic Heroic
Denmark JUGi
(Jakob Hansen)
Jakob Hansen
Join Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
Leave Date: 
2019-05-02 [33]
 
NorthNorth North
Denmark cajunb
(René Borg)
René Borg
Join Date: 
2018-02-07 [20]
Inactive Date: 
2019-03-28 [30]
Leave Date: 
2019-04-01 [32]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Denmark niko
(Nikolaj Kristensen)
Nikolaj Kristensen
Join Date: 
2018-09-28 [27]
Inactive Date: 
2018-12-31 [28]
Leave Date: 
2019-01-31 [29]
 
RogueRogue Rogue
Denmark gadeNorth AcademyNorth Academy
(Nicklas Gade)
Nicklas Gade
Role: 
(Loan)
Join Date: 
2018-02-07 [20][21]
Leave Date: 
2018-09-27 [26]
 
NorthNorth North
Canada stanislaw 
(Peter Jarguz)
Peter Jarguz
Join Date: 
2018-02-07 [20]
Leave Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
 
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
United States ShahZaM
(Shahzeeb Khan)
Shahzeeb Khan
Join Date: 
2018-02-07 [20]
Leave Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
 
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
United States ImAPet
(Chet Singh)
Chet Singh
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2017-07-07 [13]
Leave Date: 
2018-04-24 [25]
 
NRG EsportsNRG Esports NRG Esports
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Denmark TeSeS   René Madsen
Denmark Snappi Marco Pfeiffer DreamHack Open DreamHack Open Summer 2019


Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Finland allu
(Aleksi Jalli)
Aleksi Jalli
Join Date: 
2017-08-21 [15]
Leave Date: 
2018-03-12 [24]
 
ENCE eSportsENCE eSports ENCE eSports
Estonia HS
(Kevin Tarn)
Kevin Tarn
Join Date: 
2017-08-29 [16]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-16 [23]
 
Tempo StormTempo Storm Tempo Storm
Sweden friberg 
(Adam Friberg)
Adam Friberg
Join Date: 
2017-08-21 [15]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-11 [22]
 
HeroicHeroic Heroic
Denmark Magisk
(Emil Reif)
Emil Reif
Join Date: 
2017-08-21 [15]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-07 [19]
 
AstralisAstralis Astralis
Spain mixwell
(Óscar Cañellas)
Óscar Cañellas
Join Date: 
2016-04-13 [4]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-06 [18]
 
G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports
Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada NAF
(Keith Markovic)
Keith Markovic
Join Date: 
2016-01-04 [3]
Leave Date: 
2017-09-01 [17]
 
RenegadesRenegades Renegades
United States tarik
(Tarik Celik)
Tarik Celik
Join Date: 
2016-08-20 [6]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-15 [14]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
United States RUSH
(Will Wierzba)
Will Wierzba
Join Date: 
2016-01-04 [3]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-15 [14]
 
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
Canada jasonR 
(Jason Ruchelski)
Jason Ruchelski
Role: 
(Stand-in)
Join Date: 
2017-03-28 [11]
Leave Date: 
2017-06-14 [12]
 
Retired
Canada stanislaw 
(Peter Jarguz)
Peter Jarguz
Join Date: 
2016-09-14 [8]
Leave Date: 
2017-02-01 [10]
 
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
Canada daps
(Damian Steele)
Damian Steele
Join Date: 
2016-01-04 [3]
Leave Date: 
2016-09-27 [9]
 
NRG eSportsNRG eSports NRG eSports
Sweden Devilwalk
(Jonatan Lundberg)
Jonatan Lundberg
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2016-06-21 [5]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-25 [7]
 
Epsilon eSportsEpsilon eSports Epsilon eSports
Canada stanislaw
(Peter Jarguz)
Peter Jarguz
Join Date: 
2016-01-04 [3]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-20 [6]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
United States ShahZaM
(Shahzeeb Khan)
Shahzeeb Khan
Join Date: 
2016-01-04 [3]
Leave Date: 
2016-04-13 [4]
 
Echo FoxEcho Fox Echo Fox
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Canada NAF  OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming Keith Markovic
None
ESL Pro League Season 6 - North America (Week 1)
United States hazed   James Cobb
None
CyberPowerPC Extreme Gaming Series - Spring 2017
Esports Championship Series Season 3 - Finals
PGL Major Kraków 2017 - Offline Qualifier
ESL One: Cologne 2017
United States hazed   James Cobb
Canada jasonR Jason Ruchelski ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 9)
Intel Extreme Masters Season XII - Sydney
United States hazed (Coach)  James Cobb
None
ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 10)
cs_summit
United States FREAKAZOiD  Echo Fox Ryan Abadir
None
ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 5)
United States Hiko   Spencer Martin
None
ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 1–4)
DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017
Intel Extreme Masters Season XI World Championship
StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 - North America
Brazil peacemaker   Luis Tadeu
None
ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (vs. NRG Esports)
Brazil peacemaker (Coach)  Luis Tadeu
None
ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 1–3)
DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017
Intel Extreme Masters Season XI World Championship
StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 - North America
Spain Adrig6 (Coach) gBots Adrià Gispert
None
ELEAGUE Season 2
ELEAGUE Major 2017 - Offline Qualifier
Canada stanislaw   Peter Jarguz
United States tarik Tarik Celik Northern Arena 2016 - Toronto
Canada stanislaw   Peter Jarguz
Canada daps Damian Steele ESL One: New York 2016 - North America Qualifier
CyberPowerPC Summer 2016 Pro Series
Canada DAVEY  Splyce David Stafford
United States ShahZaM Shahzeb Khan Esports Championship Series Season 1

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States H3CZ Hector Rodriguez Co-Founder, CEO, Owner 2020-11-11 [2]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Spain Adrig6 Adrià Gispert Manager 2017-03-15 [43] 2017-08-16 gBots eSports Club gBots eSports Club (Founder, CEO)
United States J Ryan Musselman Co-Founder, COO 2019-07-20
United States H3CZ Hector Rodriguez Co-Founder, CEO, Owner 2019-09-15 NRG EsportsNRG Esports NRG Esports (Co-CEO)
Denmark Maelk Jacob Toft-Andersen Chief Gaming Director 2018-01-06 [44] 2019-06-19 100 Thieves100 Thieves 100 Thieves (VP of Esports)
United States Pterodactylsftw Sheila Weidman Streamer 2018-04-26 [45] 2019-??-??

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adam Fitch (2019-06-12). "Immortals officially acquires Infinite Esports & Entertainment". Esports Insider.
  2. 2.0 2.1 OpTic Gaming (2020-11-11). "ANNOUNCEMENT".
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 OpTic Gaming (2016-01-04). "INTRODUCING: OpTic Gaming CS:GO".
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "OpTic CS:GO Roster Change - ShahZaM leaves, mixwell joins". OpTic Gaming. 2016-04-13.
  5. 5.0 5.1 daps (2016-06-21). "Devilwalk will be our new coach going forward".
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "OpTic Gaming Welcomes Tarik". OpTic Gaming. 2016-08-20.
  7. 7.0 7.1 stich (2016-08-25). "daps: "Wanted better role identity"". HLTV.
  8. 8.0 8.1 OpTic Gaming (2016-09-14). "Vision - Season 3: Episode 1 - "Crossroads"".
  9. 9.0 9.1 daps (2016-09-27). "Parting ways with OpTic Gaming".
  10. 10.0 10.1 OpTic Gaming (2017-02-01). "Vision - Season 3: Episode 13 - "Change"".
  11. 11.0 11.1 LucasAM (2017-03-28). "jasonR to stand-in for OpTic". HLTV.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Professeur (2017-06-14). "jasonR leaves OpTic, hazed steps in". HLTV.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Kienan Osborne (2017-07-07). "OpTic Welcomes ImAPet". OpTic Gaming.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 John Nomis (2017-08-15). "Cloud9 Acquires RUSH, tarik as ESL One: NY Qualifiers Begin". Cloud9.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 OpTic Gaming (2017-08-21). "Welcome Allu, Magisk and Friberg!".
  16. 16.0 16.1 LucasAM (2017-08-29). "Official: HS signs for OpTic". HLTV.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Welcome NAF-FLY to Renegades". Renegades. 2017-09-01.
  18. 18.0 18.1 OpTic Gaming (2018-02-06). "It is an incredibly sad day for the OpTic family as we must wish Oscar “Mixwell” Cañellas farewell. Best of luck, friend.".
  19. 19.0 19.1 OpTic Gaming (2018-02-07). "We must announce another departure. We wish Emil "Magisk" Reif the best in his future endeavors and thank him for being a valuable part of our organization.".
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 OpTic Gaming (2018-02-07). "It is our pleasure to announce our 2018 OpTic Counter Strike roster!".
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Following a strong end to 2017, Nicklas “gade” Gade will be joining OpTic Gaming on loan in time for EPL Season 7.". North. 2018-02-07.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Striker (2018-02-11). "friberg announces free agency". HLTV.
  23. 23.0 23.1 MIRAA (2018-02-16). "HS to play for HellRaisers at StarSeries iLeague S4". HLTV.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Fevron (2018-03-12). "ENCE returns to CS:GO with Aleksi “allu” Jalli". ENCE eSports.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 25.5 25.6 "OpTic CSGO welcomes Snappi and JUGI". OpTic Gaming. 2018-04-24.
  26. 26.0 26.1 "North welcomes cadiaN - gade returns from loan". North. 2018-09-27.
  27. 27.0 27.1 "We've agreed to transfer @OfficialnikoCS to @OpTicGaming". Heroic. 2018-09-28.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 OpTic Gaming (2018-12-31). "Please welcome Ismail "@RefrezhCS" Ali to our #OpTicCSGO squad on a 2 year contract".
  29. 29.0 29.1 Rogue (2019-01-31). "Please join us in welcoming @OfficialnikoCS to the #RogueCS squad!".
  30. 30.0 30.1 OpTic Gaming (2019-03-28). "Today we wish @CajunBCS well as he makes his departure from our CSGO roster.".
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 OpTic Gaming (2019-03-28). "We are pleased to announce the addition of Mathias "@MSLcsgo" Lauridsen and Nikolaj "@OfficialnikoCS" Kristensen to our CSGO roster.".
  32. 32.0 32.1 cajunb (2019-04-01). "My contract also expires 1/4, which means im a free agent so feel free to contact me if interested.".
  33. 33.0 33.1 "valde new team captain, JUGi joins the ranks". North. 2019-05-02.
  34. 34.0 34.1 OpTic Gaming (2019-06-18). "Thank you to Marco "@SnappiCSGO" Pfeiffer for his time on our CS:GO team.".
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 MSL (2019-08-10). "Roster change and organization status".
  36. 36.0 36.1 North (2019-10-11). "Today we welcome @cajunbCS!".
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 37.4 37.5 Professeur (2019-10-11). "OpTic disband; players open to individual offers". HLTV.
  38. 38.0 38.1 Complexity Gaming (2019-11-06). "Announcing the new #COLCS. Welcome, @k0nfigCS and @poizonCSGO!".
  39. 39.0 39.1 [Inside Source]
  40. 40.0 40.1 Professeur (2020-01-17). "MSL returns to North". HLTV.
  41. 41.0 41.1 vorborg (2020-02-24). "Welcome HooXi and refrezh". Copenhagen Flames.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Heroic (2020-04-20). "Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen joins Heroic!".
  43. H3CZ (2017-03-15). "BIG T'S DRAFT FOR BOOTS ON THE GROUND TEAM!".
  44. LucasAM (2018-01-27). "North announce new Director of Esports". HLTV.
  45. "We are pleased to announce our newest content creator: Sheila "PterodactylsFTW" Weidman". OpTic Gaming. 2018-04-26.