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Ricky Peterson
North America North America
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Alternate IDs:
Riki, kryptic
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Ricky "rkryptic" Peterson is an American Dota 2 caster, and content creator.


Rkryptic started off his casting career being a community caster covering Challengers and Collegiate Leagues while also cast in his own Twitch Channel. He started becoming more and more involved with the North American professional dota scene, in 2019 he had the opportunity of working as one of the Group Stage Casters for the EPICENTER Major 2019.

After taking the decision of becoming a full time streamer and caster in 2020, Ricky saw a greater growth in popularity while working with Beyond The Summit on their Pro Series Tournaments, with his first participation being on the BTS Pro Series Season 3: Americas. He also worked as an official broadcast Talent and Commentator during the Dota Pro Circuit 2021 Regional Leagues. He's frequently seen casting along side neph as they've frequently worked together during their casts for Beyond The Summit becoming a notable duo caster.

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2023-09-24Tier 1DreamLeague Season 21DreamLeague Season 21DreamLeague Season 21Remote Commentators
2023-07-30Tier 1Riyadh Masters 2023Riyadh Masters 2023Remote Commentators/Analyst
2023-07-09Tier 1Bali Major 2023Bali Major 2023Remote Commentators/Analyst
2023-05-07Tier 1ESL One Berlin Major 2023ESL One Berlin Major 2023Remote Commentators/Analyst
2023-04-23Tier 1DreamLeague Season 19DreamLeague Season 19DreamLeague Season 19Remote Commentators
2022-07-17Tier 2DPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 3: Division IDPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 3: Division ICommentator
2022-04-25Tier 2DPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 2: Division IDPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 2: Division ICommentator
2022-01-24Tier 2DPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 1: Division IDPC CN 2021/2022 Tour 1: Division ICommentator
2021-05-20Tier 2DPC 2021: Season 2 - North America Upper DivisionDPC 2021: Season 2 - North America Upper DivisionCommentator
2019-06-30Tier 1EPICENTER Major 2019EPICENTER Major 2019Group Stage Caster
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