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Knights

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[e][h]Knights
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coach:
United States Landon "McLando" Mellor
Team Captain:
Canada Gianluca "sosa" Petrozza
Approx. Total Winnings:
$153,914
2275 (Rank #25)
10 (Rank #12)
Links
History
Created:
2019-10-02

Knights, formerly known as the Pittsburgh Knights, are a global esports franchise based in Pittsburgh. The organization manages multiple esports teams and players in popular game titles such as Super Smash Bros. Melee, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, Hearthstone, Rainbow Six Siege and Trackmania. On October 2nd, 2019, they announced their entry into the Rocket League scene by signing the roster of The Peeps.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
Canada sosa Captain
(
Gianluca Petrozza
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-27[10]
United States CHEESE.
(
Carlos Aguado
)
Join Date: 
2022-03-22[19]
United States .ZPS
(
Anthony Marcello Perez
)
Join Date: 
2022-09-26[22]
United States McLando
(
Landon Mellor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]

Former[edit]

RLCS 2021-22 - Spring Split SquadRLCS 2021-22 - Spring Split Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada sosa Captain
(
Gianluca Petrozza
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-27[10]
Leave Date: 
-
United States jruss
(
Jacob Clarkson
)
Join Date: 
2022-03-22[19]
Leave Date: 
2022-05-29[20]
United States CHEESE.
(
Carlos Aguado
)
Join Date: 
2022-03-22[19]
Leave Date: 
-
United States Wellace
(
Kody Richards
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2022-03-22[19]
Leave Date: 
2022-08-20[21]
 
homieshomies homies
United States McLando
(
Landon Mellor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States Dino
(
Zachary Moffatt
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2021-10-06[14]
Leave Date: 
2022-03-22[19]
 
AXLE-R8AXLE-R8 AXLE-R8 (Substitute)
United States ElOmarMaton
(
Omar Alba
)
Join Date: 
2021-10-20[15]
Leave Date: 
2022-03-11[18]
 
Ducks on QuackDucks on Quack Ducks on Quack
United States AlphaKep
(
Austin Kepner
)
Join Date: 
2021-06-25[11]
Leave Date: 
2022-02-17[17]
 
Ducks on QuackDucks on Quack Ducks on Quack
RLCS Season X - Spring Split SquadRLCS Season X - Spring Split Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada radoko.
(
Joshua Ruiz Radtke
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
2021-10-20[16]
United States ZPS.
(
Anthony Marcello Perez
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
2021-09-09[13]
 
Susquehanna SoniqsSusquehanna Soniqs Susquehanna Soniqs
Canada sosa
(
Gianluca Petrozza
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-27[10]
Leave Date: 
-
United States Flitz
(
Dylan Taussig
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
2021-06-25[11]
 
FrequenceFrequence Frequence
United States McLando
(
Landon Mellor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-

RLCS Season X - Winter Split SquadRLCS Season X - Winter Split Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada radoko.
(
Joshua Ruiz Radtke
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
United States ZPS.
(
Anthony Marcello Perez
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
Canada sosa
(
Gianluca Petrozza
)
Join Date: 
2020-10-27[10]
Leave Date: 
-
United States Flitz
(
Dylan Taussig
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
United States McLando
(
Landon Mellor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
RLCS Season X - Fall Split SquadRLCS Season X - Fall Split Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada radoko.
(
Joshua Ruiz Radtke
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
United States kinseh
(
Sukhpartik Kahlon
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
2020-10-27[10]
 
StromboliStromboli Stromboli
United States ZPS.
(
Anthony Marcello Perez
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
United States Flitz
(
Dylan Taussig
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-
United States McLando
(
Landon Mellor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-06[8]
Leave Date: 
-

Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
United States WondaMike Michael Santoriello  
United States retals Slater Thomas   The Brawl 10K
United States AlRaz Alex Raczynski  
United States retals Slater Thomas   Codename: COVERT

Fusion Stand-in
ID Name Replacing ID Name
United States AlRaz Alex Raczynski  
United States retals Slater Thomas  

RLCS Season 9 SquadRLCS Season 9 Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States Gyro.
(
Jirair Papazian
)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
2020-08-06[8][9]
 
The PeepsThe Peeps The Peeps
United States retals
(
Slater Thomas
)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
2020-07-23[6][7]
 
Spacestation GamingSpacestation Gaming Spacestation Gaming
United States ayyjayy
(
Austin Aebi
)
Join Date: 
2020-01-08[2]
Leave Date: 
2020-08-06[8][9]
 
The PeepsThe Peeps The Peeps
United States Moopy
(
Julian Amador
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
2020-07-17[5]
 
The PeepsThe Peeps The Peeps (Coach)
RLCS Season 8 SquadRLCS Season 8 Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States Gyro.
(
Jirair Papazian
)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
-
United States retals
(
Slater Thomas
)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
-
United States mist
(
Nick Costello
)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
-
United States Moopy
(
Julian Amador
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2019-10-02[1]
Leave Date: 
-

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States GBJame^s James O'Connor Owner 2017-12-01
United States itsjonoh Jonathan Oh CFO 2017-12-01
United States sfX -x1- Jasper Ko Events Coordinator 2020-05-01
United States GRT Garett Bambrough General Manager 2021-10-27
United States JamaicanCoconut Joe Dominiecki Content Creator 2022-05-20[23]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization New Position
United States bapero Content Creator 2022-09-22[24] 2022-10-18[25]
United States Moopy Julian Amador Manager 2019-10-02[1] 2020-07-17[5] The PeepsThe Peeps The Peeps Coach
United States Leonyx Rob Lee Co-Owner 2019-10-02[1] 2019-12-11[26]

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2022-11-055th - 8thA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational0 : 4Spacestation GamingSpacestation Gaming$4,000
2021-10-282ndA3B-TierHercules Tires Invitational 1Hercules Tires InvitationalHercules Tires InvitationalHercules Tires Invitational 13 : 4Oxygen EsportsOxygen Esports$5,000
2021-02-279th - 12thA1S-TierRLCS Season X - Winter: NA MajorRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season X - Winter: NA Major0 : 3Version1Version1$2,000
2020-12-193rdA2A-TierRocket League Summit 2: North AmericaThe SummitThe SummitRocket League Summit 2: North America0 : 4RogueRogue$3,125
2020-11-294thA2A-TierRLCS Season X - Winter: NA Regional Event 1Rocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season X - Winter: NA Regional Event 10 : 4NRGNRG$7,000
2020-08-235th - 8thA2A-TierRLCS Season X - Fall: NA Regional Event 1Rocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season X - Fall: NA Regional Event 12 : 3Team EnvyTeam Envy$4,000
2020-04-255th - 6thA2A-TierRocket League Spring Series - North AmericaRocket League Spring SeriesRocket League Spring SeriesRocket League Spring Series - North America2 : 3RogueRogue$14,000
2020-03-217thA1S-TierRLCS Season 9 - North AmericaRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season 9 - North America3/6Grp S.$26,397
2019-12-155th - 6thA1S-TierRLCS Season 8 - FinalsRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season 8 - Finals2 : 4Renault VitalityRenault Vitality$24,750
2019-11-162ndA1S-TierRLCS Season 8 - North AmericaRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS Season 8 - North America0 : 4NRG EsportsNRG Esports$33,531
Complete list of results in any tournament

Recent Matches[edit]

DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
2022-11-0519:50 UTCA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational0 : 4Spacestation GamingSpacestation Gaming SSG
2022-11-0420:00 UTCA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational3 : 1NRGNRG NRG
2022-11-0419:15 UTCA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational3 : 126 RISING26 RISING 26R
2022-11-0418:30 UTCA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational2 : 3OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OG
2022-11-0417:45 UTCA2A-TierRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall InvitationalRocket League Championship SeriesRocket League Championship SeriesRLCS 2022-23 - Fall: NA Regional 3 - Fall Invitational3 : 2Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming COL
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Awards[edit]

Events[edit]

Date
Location
Tier
Tournament
Prize
#P
Winner
Runner-up
2022-09-18
North America Online
$2,500
16 participants
2022-09-10
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-08-21
North America Online
$2,500
16 participants
2022-08-13
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-08-06
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-07-30
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-07-23
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-07-16
North America Online
$300
8 participants
2022-07-10
North America Online
$10,000
8 participants
2022-07-03
North America Online
$2,500
16 participants

Media[edit]

Features[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Logos[edit]


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Pittsburgh Knights (2019-10-02). "We're proud to announce our @RLEsports Season 8 roster:".
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pittsburgh Knights (2020-01-08). "We've gone to great lengths to get EXACTLY what you guys have been asking for: your favorite player's/own name in huge white letters across your back.".
  3. Pittsburgh Knights (2020-01-20). "We've found a good home for @mist_525 this RLCS season. However, that does mean we have to say goodbye.".
  4. retals (2020-06-16). "retals removed from the main roster.".
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Moopy (2020-07-17). "As of today I no longer represent the Pittsburgh Knights.".
  6. 6.0 6.1 Pittsburgh Knights (2020-07-23). "Today, we send off @RetalsRL to @SpacestationGG. 👋".
  7. 7.0 7.1 Spacestation Gaming (2020-07-23). "50% man 🧔🏻 50% machine Robot face 100% on our rocket league team!!".
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 Pittsburgh Knights (2020-08-06). "We are excited to announce the acquisition of Valence!".
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Gyro. (2020-08-06). "Season X RLCS The Peeps Roster".
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 Pittsburgh Knights (2020-10-27). "We’d never just make a so-so addition to our @RLEsportsteam - a SO-SA addition, though ... 🤔Please welcome @sosacrdbl to #PKRL!. With this move, we'll be parting ways with @kinseh_. We can't thank him enough for his time on the roster and wish him nothing but the best. 🖤💛".
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Knights (2021-06-25). "Welcome @AlphaKep to #PKRL!".
  12. Pittsburgh Knights (2021-06-25). "You know what's crazier than anime Every season of @RLEsports. But we've re-signed our roster to a 2-year extension, so don't worry too much.".
  13. 13.0 13.1 Susquehanna Soniqs (2021-09-09). "The next iteration of #SQRL is here:".
  14. 14.0 14.1 Knights (2021-10-06). "Join us in welcoming @Dinoszn_ to Knighthood! 🗡".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Knights (2021-10-20). "We're not very good at keeping secrets... 🤫 Join us as we welcome our brand new @RLEsports player @ElOmarMaton!".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Knights (2021-10-20). "With this new addition to our team we are releasing @radoko from our roster.".
  17. 17.0 17.1 Knights (2022-02-17). "Today we will be mutually parting ways with @AlphaKep on our #PKRL roster.".
  18. 18.0 18.1 Knights (2022-03-11). "Today we say farewell to @ElOmarMaton".
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 Knights (2022-03-22). "Please welcome our @RLesports roster!".
  20. 20.0 20.1 sosa (2022-05-29). "lf3rd w/ @CheeseRL_ under @KnightsGG.".
  21. 21.0 21.1 sosa (2022-08-20). "good luck to @wellace_ in the future".
  22. 22.0 22.1 Knights (2022-09-26). "Welcome Back @zombiepoopshark".
  23. Knights (2022-05-20). "We heard he liked @sheetz...so we gave him a call, Welcome to Knighthood @JamaicanCocoRL 🥥".
  24. bapero (2022-09-22). "joined @KnightsGG".
  25. bapero (2022-10-18). "left @KnightsGG".
  26. Leonyx (2019-12-11). "After launching the Knights in 2017, and spending the last few years building a global esports team, I’ve decided to step aside from the Knights to pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities. A very special thanks to our sponsors, investors, and of course our fans.".