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Player Information
Name:
Tyler Cook
Nationality:
Born:
April 4, 1992 (age 30)
Years Active (Player):
2012 - 2019
Current Role:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$48,670
Signature Hero:
Luna Lifestealer Razor
Links
History
2011-??-?? — 2012-02-16
2012-02-16 — 2012-12-07
2012-12-07 — 2014-10-07
2014-08-?? — 2014-12-20
2014-12-20 — 2015-01-29
2015-02-25 — 2015-03-20
2015-04-20 — 2015-??-??
2015-08-24 — 2016-02-04
2016-02-04 — 2016-09-02
2017-01-17 — 2017-05-07

Tyler "TC" Cook is a professional Dota 2 player from Canada who last played for FIRE.

Biography[edit]

TC's DotA career started in WarCraft 3 custom games around seven years ago. In fact, he played them with many of his current teammates back then. Bitten by the inhouse bug at a time when the North American scene was populated by leagues, he soon lost interest in other types of games. After some time with HoN in 2010 and 2011, he first saw Dota 2 at The International 2011. Afterwards, he directed all of his efforts toward getting a key and revitalizing his DotA career in the new iteration of the game.

Early on in this new pursuit, he met FLUFFNSTUFF and, on discovering that they saw the world of Dota through similar eyes, the two decided to join forces and form the original FiRE, a team that would lead the boys to their breakout success in fall of the same year.

Most famous for popularizing the carry Tiny build before EHOME went on to use it in The International 2012, TC played in the 1-3 positions on Team Liquid, where he showcased both his unique style and his strong carry ability.[1]

DotA[edit]

Also known as "Troll Chief" in the Dota 1 scene. He was an active player in the DXD inhouse community.

Dota 2[edit]

TC emerged onto the competitive scene with team FIRE, consisting of the captain FLUFFNSTUFF, ixmike88, Jeyo, HANNAHMONTANA, and himself. On February 16, 2012, they were acquired by compLexity. They obtained second place at The Premier League Season 1 during the month of April. During the months of June to August, through some spectacular play, TC would lead his team to victory in The Defense 2.

After The International 2012, which took place from August 26 to September 2, TC and his team went a bit inactive. Jeyo taking his leave and joining Evil Geniuses during the later 2012 left his team short on players but they would play in a few tournament matches with stand-ins such as BuLba. On December 6, 2012, Team Liquid announced that they have picked up TC along with FLUFFNSTUFF, ixmike88, Korok, and BuLba for their debut Dota 2 team.[2]

Trivia[edit]

  • TC is famous for saying, "Don't underestimate my carry or you will be carried into the abyss of suffering!" during an introductory video at G-1 Champions League Season 5.

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2018-10-271stA2Tier 3World Electronic Sports Games 2018 Canada FinalsWorld Electronic Sports GamesWorld Electronic Sports GamesWorld Electronic Sports Games 2018 Canada FinalsPotM BottomPotM BottomPotM Bottom2 : 0BIGBADBOSSESBIGBADBOSSES$11,484
2015-06-023rd - 4thA1Tier 2World Cyber Arena 2015 - American Pro QualifiersWorld Cyber ArenaWorld Cyber ArenaWorld Cyber Arena 2015 - American Pro QualifiersROOT GamingROOT GamingROOT Gaming1 : 2Not TodayNot Today$10,000
2014-11-014thA0Tier 1Dota 2 Champions League Season 4Dota 2 Champions LeagueDota 2 Champions LeagueDota 2 Champions League Season 4Sneaky Nyx AssassinsSneaky Nyx AssassinsSneaky Nyx Assassins1 : 2Team EmpireTeam Empire$7,624
2014-07-139th - 10thA0Tier 1The International 2014The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2014Team LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid0 : 2LGD GamingLGD Gaming$49,158
2014-04-052ndA1Tier 2MLG T.K.O. AmericaMLG T.K.O. AmericaTeam LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid1 : 3Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses$8,500
2013-08-097th - 8thA0Tier 1The International 2013The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2013Team LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid0 : 1Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming$43,116
2013-07-071stA1Tier 2American Dota League Season 1American Dota LeagueAmerican Dota LeagueAmerican Dota League Season 1Team LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid3 : 0Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses$5,000
2013-05-191stA1Tier 2Curse Dota 2 InvitationalCurse Dota 2 InvitationalTeam LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid3 : 0Team DignitasTeam Dignitas$5,000
2013-04-101stA0Tier 1RaidCall Dota 2 League Season 2Dota 2 LeagueDota 2 LeagueRaidCall Dota 2 League Season 2Team LiquidTeam LiquidTeam Liquid3 : 1Team DignitasTeam Dignitas$5,000
2012-08-121stA0Tier 1The Defense Season 2The DefenseThe DefenseThe Defense Season 2compLexity GamingcompLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming3 : 1mousesportsmousesports$7,374
Complete list of results in any tournament

Statistics[edit]

Season Team Matches Wins Losses Win % Level KPG DPG APG Total Gold Last Hits Denies GPM XPM
2012 - 13 Team Liquid 253 155 98 0.613 17.8 5.8 3.0 8.6 17212 213.6 19.4 501 525

Interviews[edit]

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