Duncan "Thorin" Shields (born March 5, 1983) is a British esports journalist and freelance broadcast analyst. He is known as "The Esports Historian" for his extensive historical knowledge of the games, teams and players he covers. Shields has worked for various event organizers such as ESL, DreamHack, and ELEAGUE; written for Dot Esports; and actively produces video content on his YouTube channel.
Notable Events as Broadcast Talent
|2021-11-07||S-Tier||PGL Major Stockholm 2021||Analyst|
|2020-12-06||S-Tier||Flashpoint Season 2||Analyst|
|2020-04-19||S-Tier||Flashpoint Season 1||Analyst|
|2019-09-08||S-Tier||StarLadder Berlin Major 2019||Analyst|
|2017-06-25||S-Tier||Esports Championship Series Season 3 - Finals||Analyst|
|2017-01-29||S-Tier||ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017||Analyst|
|2016-12-03||S-Tier||ELEAGUE Season 2||Analyst|
|2016-07-30||S-Tier||ELEAGUE Season 1||Analyst|
|2016-07-10||S-Tier||ESL One: Cologne 2016||Analyst|
|2016-04-03||S-Tier||MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016||Analyst|
|About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament|
- Co-wrote a Counter-Strike guide titled "The Art Of Counter-Strike" together with Ronald "Rambo" Kim and Ognian "steel" Gueorguiev. 
- Co-wrote a Counter-Strike guide titled "The Art of fRoD" together with Daniel "fRoD" Montaner and Ognian "steel" Gueorguiev. 
- Wrote the script of the DreamHack Masters Malmö 2016 playoffs opening ceremony. 
- Awarded as Esports Journalist of the Year by Esports Awards in 2017. 
- Thorin (2020-05-03). "Over a decade ago I worked with some of the top NA pros (Rambo, steel and fRoD) to produce two guides to CS 1.6".
- Thorin (2016-04-18). "Proud to say I wrote @Dreamhack's team intros".
- Esports Awards (2017-11-13). "Your #esportsia Esports Journalist of the Year is @Thooorin".