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ROOT Gaming

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ROOT Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Sponsor:
Total Earnings:
$15,700
Links
History
Disbanded:
2015-11-??


Overview[edit]

ROOT Gaming is a North American multigaming organization with a North American Dota 2 team.

ROOT was originally formed on March 22, 2010, but was acquired by compLexity Gaming on June 11, 2011.[1] CatZ and Drewbie reformed ROOT on May 15, 2012,[2] and their first Dota 2 Team was announced on May 18.[3] After a few months without hearing anything from the team, ROOT announced a new team with several of their previous players on October 20.[4] On July 6th, 2014, ROOT announced the acquisition of a new squad, the team formerly known as Urn Real Tangoes.[5] After the previous team disbanded, ROOT announced the acquisition of the team formerly known as The ThunderCats! on March 4th, 2015.[6] On August 23rd Moo and FLUFFNSTUFF were confirmed as primary members of FIRE in the Dota 2 Fall Major Registration list.[7] On August 24th TC was announced as a member of Digital Chaos.[8] On September 2nd, ROOT's new squad registered for the majors.[7] On October 8, 2015, Team Archon announced that they were acquiring monkeys-forever.[9]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
United States WilleZ
(
William Ho
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
United States 747
(
Eric Dong
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
Void BoysVoid Boys Void Boys
United States monkeys-forever
(
Jaron Clinton
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-10-08[9]
 
Team ArchonTeam Archon Team Archon
Canada xuan
(
Yixuan Guo
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
Void BoysVoid Boys Void Boys
United States Stan King
(
Stanley Yang
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
FDLFDL FDL
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
United States DurpDurp
(
Erik Kamerling
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
EverNovaEverNova EverNova
United States jaH
(
Matthew Penaroza
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-09-20
 
Team LeviathanTeam Leviathan Team Leviathan
Sweden Wagamama
(
Niklas Högström
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-10-08
 
LVLUPLVLUP LVLUP
Former Squad Former Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada TC
(
Tyler Cook
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-04-20[10]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-25[8]
 
Digital ChaosDigital Chaos Digital Chaos
United States Moo
(
David Hull
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-05-08[11]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-23[7]
 
Team FIRETeam FIRE Team FIRE
United States Fun
(
Jason Teodosio
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-25
 
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming (Sub)
United States FLUFFNSTUFF
(
Brian Lee
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-03-29[12]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-23[7]
 
Team FIRETeam FIRE Team FIRE
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
United States guanzo
(
Eric Guan
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-05-??[11]
United States DK
(
Edwin Ardaya
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-03-??
Former Squad Former Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada UrBoyJC
(
Jean-Christophe Leclerc
)
4
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
Canada futzeh
(
Jean-Luc Tatto
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
Soggy MittsSoggy Mitts Soggy Mitts
United States 470 3
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
GOD BLESSGOD BLESS GOD BLESS
United States TheBigBadBird
(
Shane Milke
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
Team FreedomTeam Freedom Team Freedom
United States BananaSlamJamma
(
Brian Canavan
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
Team FIRETeam FIRE Team FIRE
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada ChickenMC
(
Mike Chan
)
Join Date: 
2014-12-??
Leave Date: 
United States Joik
(
Danny Lashley
)
Join Date: 
2014-12-??
Leave Date: 
United States Lykus
(
Adam Wohlgemuth
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
Canada TubbyTheFat
(
Jay Martens
)
1/2
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
United Kingdom Tolera
(
David Kelly
)
3
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
 
Wheel WhreckWheel Whreck Wheel Whreck
United States FlyingZebra
(
Michael Stanus-Ghib
)
5
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
2014-10-03
 
Team LeviathanTeam Leviathan Team Leviathan
United States KoReYa-
(
David Kim
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States monkeys-forever
(
Jaron Clinton
)
2
Join Date: 
2012-10-20
Leave Date: 
2013-??-??
 
Boreal eSportsBoreal eSports Boreal eSports
United States Taku
(
Rob Dyche
)
Join Date: 
2012-12-20
Leave Date: 
Canada YSL
(
Alexandros Tzotzis
)
3
Join Date: 
2012-07-06[6]
Leave Date: 
Argentina DDX- Captain
(
Alan Salvati
)
Join Date: 
2012-03-18
Leave Date: 
2013-05-20
 
paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming
United States Fun
(
Jason Teodosio
)
2
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
 
Lions PrideLions Pride Lions Pride
United States Blitz
(
William Lee
)
2
Join Date: 
2012-05-12
Leave Date: 
2012-10-20
 
Turtle MastersTurtle Masters Turtle Masters
United States JaH
(
Matthew Penaroza
)
4/5
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
 
Boreal eSportsBoreal eSports Boreal eSports
United States Ephraim
(
Ben Wood
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 

Trivia[edit]

  • Root was the first team to use Gyrocopter as a carry in competitive play. Often rushing a naked Divine Rapier, Root managed to qualify for Thor Open 2012 with this surprising pick. The hero quickly became a staple in the competitive scene.

Team Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2015-11-06BA2ndA6QualifierThe Summit 4 - American QualifiersThe Summit 4 - American Qualifiers0 : 3Digital ChaosDigital Chaos 
2015-10-09AA1 - 2ndA6QualifierFrankfurt Major 2015: Americas Open Qualifier #2Frankfurt Major 2015: Americas Open Qualifier #22 : 0Band of MisfitsBand of Misfits 
2015-09-20CA3 - 4thA2Tier 3Elimination ModeElimination ModeElimination Mode0 : 2Digital ChaosDigital Chaos$1,000
2015-09-13DA4thA6QualifierNanyang Dota 2 Championships: American QualifiersNanyang Dota 2 Championships: American Qualifiers0 : 2Team FIRETeam FIRE 
2015-07-19AA1stA2Tier 3BTS Americas #1BTS Americas #13 : 1Summer's RiftSummer's Rift$4,500
2015-04-16AA1stA6Qualifier2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: American Pre-Qualifier2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: American Pre-Qualifier2 : 0Union GamingUnion Gaming 
2015-04-06BA2ndA6Qualifier2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: American Qualifier2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: American Qualifier1 : 2Summer's RiftSummer's Rift 
2015-03-16CF3 - 9thA6QualifierjoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1: Pro League AmericajoinDOTA MLG Pro LeaguejoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1: Pro League America2/3/4Grp S. 
2014-12-22BA2ndA6QualifierStarLadder StarSeries Season 11: AmericasStarLadder StarSeries Season 11: Americas0 : 2Team FIRETeam FIRE 
2013-05-05CA3rdA2Tier 3Netolic Pro League 2 (West)Netolic Pro LeagueNetolic Pro League 2 (West)1 : 2Artyk GamingArtyk Gaming$200
Complete list of results in any tournament

References[edit]