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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
Sponsors:
Total Winnings:
$1,306,750
Links
History
Founded:
: 2006-??-??
: 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 Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark niko Nikolaj Kristensen 2019-03-28 [31] 2019-10-11 [37] 2020-04-20 [42] Heroic
Denmark refrezh Ismail Ali 2018-12-31 [28] 2019-08-10 [35] 2020-02-24 [41] Copenhagen Flames
Denmark MSL In-Game Leader Mathias Sommer Lauridsen 2019-03-28 [31] 2019-10-11 [37] 2020-01-17 [40] North
Denmark ruggah (Coach) Casper Due 2018-04-24 [25] 2019-10-11 [37] 2019-12-01 [39] OG (Coach)
Denmark k0nfig
Kristian Wienecke 2018-02-07 [20] 2019-10-11 [37] 2019-11-06 [38] Complexity Gaming
Denmark TeSeS (Uncontracted) René Madsen 2019-06-?? 2019-10-11 [37] Copenhagen Flames (Stand-in)
Denmark cajunb (Uncontracted) René Borg 2019-08-10 [35] 2019-10-11 [36] North
Denmark Snappi In-Game Leader Marco Pfeiffer 2018-04-24 [25] 2019-06-18 [34] Heroic
Denmark JUGi Jakob Hansen 2018-04-24 [25] 2019-05-02 [33] North
Denmark cajunb René Borg 2018-02-07 [20] 2019-03-28 [30] 2019-04-01 [32] Cloud9
Denmark niko Nikolaj Kristensen 2018-09-28 [27] 2018-12-31 [28] 2019-01-31 [29] Rogue
Denmark gade (Loan)
Nicklas Gade 2018-02-07 [20] [21] 2018-09-27 [26] North
Canada stanislaw In-Game Leader Peter Jarguz 2018-02-07 [20] 2018-04-24 [25] compLexity Gaming
United States ShahZaM Shahzeeb Khan 2018-02-07 [20] 2018-04-24 [25] compLexity Gaming
United States ImAPet (Coach) Chet Singh 2017-07-07 [13] 2018-04-24 [25] NRG Esports
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Denmark TeSeS   René Madsen
Denmark Snappi Marco Pfeiffer DreamHack Open Summer 2019


Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Finland allu Aleksi Jalli 2017-08-21 [15] 2018-03-12 [24] ENCE eSports
Estonia HS Kevin Tarn 2017-08-29 [16] 2018-02-16 [23] Tempo Storm
Sweden friberg Adam Friberg 2017-08-21 [15] 2018-02-11[22] Heroic
Denmark Magisk Emil Reif 2017-08-21 [15] 2018-02-07 [19] Astralis
Spain mixwell Óscar Cañellas 2016-04-13 [4] 2018-02-06 [18] G2 Esports
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2016-01-04 [3] 2017-09-01 [17] Renegades
United States tarik Tarik Celik 2016-08-20 [6] 2017-08-15 [14] Cloud9
United States RUSH Will Wierzba 2016-01-04 [3] 2017-08-15 [14] Cloud9
Canada jasonR (Stand-in) Jason Ruchelski 2017-03-28 [11] 2017-06-14 [12]
Retired
Canada stanislaw In-Game Leader Peter Jarguz 2016-09-14 [8] 2017-02-01 [10] Team Liquid
Canada daps Damian Steele 2016-01-04 [3] 2016-09-27 [9] NRG eSports
Sweden Devilwalk (Coach) Jonatan Lundberg 2016-06-21 [5] 2016-08-25 [7] Epsilon eSports
Canada stanislaw Peter Jarguz 2016-01-04 [3] 2016-08-20 [6] OpTic Gaming
United States ShahZaM Shahzeeb Khan 2016-01-04 [3] 2016-04-13 [4] Echo Fox
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Canada NAF  
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)
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United States FREAKAZOiD  
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) 
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  
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 Owner & CEO 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
United States J Ryan Musselman Founder & COO 2019-07-20
United States H3CZ Hector Rodriguez Owner & CEO 2019-09-15 NRG Esports
Denmark Maelk Jacob Toft-Andersen Chief Gaming Director 2018-01-06 [44] 2019-06-19 100 Thieves
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 Damian "daps" Steele (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 Michal "stich" Malachowski (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 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-02-11). "friberg announces free agency". HLTV.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-02-16). "HS to play for HellRaisers at StarSeries iLeague S4". HLTV.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Andrew "Fevron" Donnell (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 Daniel "vorborg" 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. Lucas "LucasAM" Aznar Miles (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.