ROOT Gaming

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[e][h]ROOT Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Total Earnings:
$15,700
Links
History
Disbanded:
2015-11-??
Recent Player Trades:
2015-10-08: monkeys-forever is acquired by Team Archon


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
USA WilleZ
(
William Ho
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
USA DurpDurp
(
Erik Kamerling
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
EverNova
USA Stan King
(
Stanley Yang
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
FDL
Sweden Wagamama
(
Niklas Högström
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-10-08
 
LVLUP
USA 747
(
Eric Dong
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-10-15
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
Void Boys
USA monkeys-forever
(
Jaron Clinton
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-10-08[9]
 
Team Archon
Canada xuan
(
Yixuan Guo
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-11-??
 
Void Boys
USA jaH
(
Matthew Penaroza
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-09-02[7]
Leave Date: 
2015-09-20
 
Team Leviathan
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 Chaos
USA Moo
(
David Hull
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-05-08[11]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-23[7]
 
Team FIRE
USA Fun
(
Jason Teodosio
)
4
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-25
 
compLexity Gaming (Sub)
USA FLUFFNSTUFF
(
Brian Lee
)
5
Join Date: 
2015-03-29[12]
Leave Date: 
2015-08-23[7]
 
Team FIRE
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
USA guanzo
(
Eric Guan
)
3
Join Date: 
2015-03-04[6]
Leave Date: 
2015-05-??[11]
USA 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 Mitts
USA 470 3
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
GOD BLESS
USA TheBigBadBird
(
Shane Milke
)
2
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
Team Freedom
USA BananaSlamJamma
(
Brian Canavan
)
1
Join Date: 
2015-01-25
Leave Date: 
2015-02-21
 
Team FIRE
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada ChickenMC
(
Mike Chan
)
Join Date: 
2014-12-??
Leave Date: 
USA Joik
(
Danny Lashley
)
Join Date: 
2014-12-??
Leave Date: 
USA 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: 
England Tolera
(
David Kelly
)
3
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
 
Wheel Whreck
USA FlyingZebra
(
Michael Stanus-Ghib
)
5
Join Date: 
2014-07-06[5]
Leave Date: 
2014-10-03
 
Team Leviathan
USA KoReYa-
(
David Kim
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
USA monkeys-forever
(
Jaron Clinton
)
2
Join Date: 
2012-10-20
Leave Date: 
2013-??-??
 
Boreal eSports
USA Taku
(
Rob Dyche
)
Join Date: 
2012-12-20
Leave Date: 
Argentina DDX- Captain
(
Alan Salvati
)
Join Date: 
2012-03-18
Leave Date: 
2013-05-20
 
paiN Gaming
USA Fun
(
Jason Teodosio
)
2
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
 
Lions Pride
USA Blitz
(
William Lee
)
2
Join Date: 
2012-05-12
Leave Date: 
2012-10-20
 
Turtle Masters
USA JaH
(
Matthew Penaroza
)
4/5
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
 
Boreal eSports
USA 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]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2015-11-07 A55 - 8th A7Qualifier StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 1: America Qualifier 1/-/2 Grp. S. $0
2015-11-06 A22nd A7Qualifier The Summit 4 - American Qualifiers 0 : 3 $0
2015-10-11 A55 - 10th A7Qualifier The Frankfurt Major 2015 Americas Qualifier 0/2/2 Grp. S. $0
2015-10-09 A11st-2nd A7Qualifier Frankfurt Major 2015: Americas Open Qualifier #2 2 : 0 $0
2015-09-20 A55 - 8th A3Minor BTS Americas #2 0 : 2 $0
2015-09-19 A33 - 4th A3Minor Elimination Mode 0 : 2 $1,000
2015-09-18 A55 - 6th A7Qualifier MLG World Finals American Qualifier 1 : 2 $0
2015-07-19 A11st A3Minor BTS Americas #1 3 : 1 $4,500
2015-06-02 A33 - 4th A2Major World Cyber Arena 2015 - American Pro Qualifiers 1 : 2 $10,000
2013-05-04 A33rd A3Minor Netolic Pro League 2 (West) 1 : 2 $200
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

References[edit]