KheZu

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Player Information
Name:
Maurice Gutmann
Birth:
April 27, 1995 (1995-04-27) (age 23)
Country:
Status:
Active
Role(s):
Signature Hero:
Dark Seer Faceless Void Batrider
Approx. Total Earnings:
$164,799
Links
History
2015-12-16 — 2016-03-21
2016-03-21 — 2016-06-21
2016-06-21 — 2016-11-06
2016-11-06 — 2017-08-14
2017-08-29 — 2017-11-27
2018-02-07 — 2018-06-05
2018-06-05 — 2018-06-12
2018-06-12 — 2018-06-25

Maurice "KheZu" (pronounced keːzuː) Gutmann is a German professional Dota 2 player and former HoN pro who last played for BlinkPool.

Biography[edit]

Heroes of Newerth[edit]

KheZu made himself a name in Heroes of Newerth as one of the more experienced suicide (offlane) players with many tournament wins over the years. Khezu's first notable team was DmSn/KD which him, INsania, Caspae, Malle and SmackDonald created in 2011. After that he played in teams like Blackfade, Team its Gosu, Gary Johnson 2012, stayGreen, Too much sugar and Sync eSports.
In 2014 KheZu was awarded "Most Valuable Suicide",[1] he likes especially farm-heavy, carryish heroes and he was the first person to ever reach 2100 MMR in HoN.[Citation needed]

Achievements in HoN:

  • Dreamhon European Qualifier Winner
  • DHS 12 3rd Place
  • DHOSC 12 3rd Place
  • Destination Dreamhack 12 1 out of 3 Winners
  • Garena Star League 2013 Winner
  • Hontour Season 1 Winner
  • DHS 15 3rd Place

Dota 2[edit]

KheZu switched over from HoN to Dota 2 in late 2015 and was highly sought after in the roster lock period before the Shanghai Major 2016. He was first rumoured to be playing with 7ckngMad, Kebap, miCKe and iNsania, but ended up registering with Demon, jk, Zyzzy and Kebap, a team that disbanded after Kebap joined NO-VASELINE.

KheZu joined Eskillz, Steffstyle, Pablo and Ash on the new team COOKISS after roster locks, but was unable to find much success with them. In the post Shanghai Major shuffle, KheZu joined syndereN's new team No Diggity. The team was signed by Escape Gaming shortly before The International 2016 and managed to qualify as the final wild card slot. Escape had a lackluster group stage however, finishing 2-12 before being eliminated by Fnatic in the first round of the lower bracket.

After Escape failed to qualify for the Boston Major 2016, KheZu joined Team Secret, replacing Forev.[2][3]

Trivia[edit]

  • His main hobby outside of gaming is football.
  • KheZu is the third highest earning HoN player of all time, behind iNSaNiA and MiCKe.

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement LP Tier Tournament Team Results Prize
2018-01-212018-01-21 A44th A2Major Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds 0 : 1 $45,000
2017-08-082017-08-08 A99 - 12th A1Premier The International 2017 1 : 2 $370,319
2017-07-222017-07-22 A33rd A2Major DreamLeague Season 7 0 : 2 $30,000
2017-06-182017-06-18 A22nd A1Premier DOTA Summit 7 2 : 3 $22,500
2017-06-102017-06-10 A33 - 4th A1Premier EPICENTER 2017 0 : 2 $40,000
2017-05-212017-05-21 A11st A2Major DreamLeague Season 7 EU Division 10/-/4 Grp. S. $10,000
2017-04-282017-04-28 A99 - 16th A1Premier The Kiev Major 2017 1 : 2 $62,500
2016-11-132016-11-13 A11st A2Major ROG MASTERS 2016 3 : 0 $71,250
2016-11-082016-11-08 A11st A2Major DreamLeague Season 6 League Play 10/-/4 Grp. S. $10,000
2016-08-082016-08-08 B313 - 16th A1Premier The International 2016 0 : 1 $103,852
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Gallery[edit]

Biography Video[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2016[edit]

2015[edit]

2013[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "2014 Honcast Awards - Winners Part 2". HoN Tour. 2015-01-07. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  2. "WELCOMING MAURICE ‘KHEZU’ GUTMANN". teamsecret.gg. 2016-11-06. Retrieved November 17, 2016.
  3. "Post LAN blog, Time in Escape, Joining Secret, afterthoughts". Maurice "KheZu" Gutmann. 2016-11-15. Retrieved November 17, 2016.