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Alien Invasion

[e][h]Alien Invasion
Team Information
Location:
Manager:
Heiner "Totoro" Knüppel
Nikolai "Ritus" Gulatz
Lukas "Tbeen" Röttgers
Links
History
Created:
2010
Disbanded:
2014-12-08
Recent Player Trades:
2014-10-17 - Patience leaves
2014-10-06 - Golden retires
2014-06-06 - Chubz leaves


Alien Invasion (often abbreviated to Ai) was a professional StarCraft II team based in Germany. The organisation was founded in 2007 as a Warcraft III team by a group of business students who happened to be eSports enthusiasts, and switched to StarCraft II in August 2010.

The competitive team iwas made up of both original members of the team, native German talent, upcoming European players, as well as players of an international calibre. In November 2012, the team announced the creation of a team house in Duisburg, Germany which would serve as a practice centre for their European players, as well as a place for the team's Korean players to live, whilst giving other players the possibility to apply to live and practice from the team house.[1]

Timeline[edit]

  • March 26th, The German Protoss player, CPU joins Alien Invasion.[11]
  • April 23rd, ReaL returns to South Korea, retiring as a player and becoming a talent scout for Alien Invasion; South Korean player waCk is recruited, moving to Germany to play in Europe.[12]
  • April 25th, Tarrantius leaves the team.[13]
  • May 4th, Revenge becomes the second Korean in Alien Invasion, and moves to Germany to train in the Ai house.[14]
  • May 31st, Krr joins the team.[15]
  • June 18th, Doggy joins the team.[16]
  • August 2nd, Chubz joins.[17]
  • August 31st, Honor comes back from inactivity.[18]
  • November 29th, Strelok joins.[19]
  • August, Alien Invasion switches over to StarCraft II.

Player Roster[edit]

Roster at Time of Disbandment[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
GermanyCPUChristopher Pütz2013-03-262014-12-08 Integrity Gaming
Iran, Islamic Republic ofDemigodShahriar Shaki2012-09-01201?-??-??
GermanyHonorNiklas Behrens201?-??-??2014-12-08 Retirement
GermanyPrimelotPhilipp Fuhrman2014-08-052014-12-08 Integrity Gaming
Korea (South)RevengeKim Kun2013-05-042014-12-08 Retirement
SwedenSeiploJohn Seipel201?-??-??2014-12-08

Notable Former[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
UkraineBlySvusuyk Aleksandr2010-07-312011-01-09 Team Empire
FranceChubzSimon Vullo201?-??-??2014-06-04 against All authority
GermanyColaRuben Bastian2011-01-092012-04-30
FinlandCoreJonas Kallio2012-08-312013-04-30
SwedenCytoplasmJonas Larsson2012-01-282012-07-31 Team Property
RomaniaDeathAngelAndrei Nodea2010-12-032011-10-01 eSahara
GermanyDoggyNico Mezger2013-06-172013-12-29 Karnage eSports
SerbiaFoofighterVasilije Keković2011-10-312012-09-19 Meet Your Makers
SwedenForsenSebastian Fors2011-01-212011-04-06 Praetoriani
Korea (South)GoldenJo Myeong Hwan2014-01-302014-10-05 Retirement
GermanyHanfyFabian Kattner2012-09-292014-03-27 Cascade
Czech RepublicHEADHUNTERVojtěch Veselý2011-09-042013-04-30 nEophyte
GermanyinuhHun Park2011-07-052012-07-31
LithuaniaKrrKristijonas Barisas201?-??-??2014-06-10 IsIMBA
DenmarkLillekaninSteffen Hovmand201?-??-??2014-08-02 Redbloods
IsraelOshoDror Evron2011-01-092011-07-18 Team Acer
Korea (South)PatienceJo Ji-Hyun2014-01-012014-10-16 Dead Pixels
Korea (South)ReaLOh Jin Shil2012-08-312013-04-22
GermanyRmdxDennis Hawelka2010-07-312011-11-30 NOM Gaming
GermanySieeschLudwig Müller-Zetsche2011-12-312012-04-30 Retirement
UkraineStrelok CaptainEugin Oparyshev2013-11-282014-12-02 Cascade
PolandSunCowDavid Aldy2011-12-022012-01-16 mTw
GermanyTarrantiusPatric Dann2011-11-192013-04-24 Wild 4 Sports e.V.
Korea (South)waCkHwang Jin Ha2013-04-222013-09-30 Retirement

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
Germany Totoro Heiner Knüppel CEO
Germany Ritus Nikolai Gulatz Manager
Germany Tbeen Lukas Röttgers Manager

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Result Prize
2014
2014-12-02 2nd A3Minor Cascade1xbet Clan League Season 6 2 : 4 $600
2014-04-28 2nd A3Minor Winamax Expresso Invitational 2 : 3 $300
2014-02-08 9 - 12th A3Minor RaidCall ESL Euro Series Winter 2013 1-2 Grp. S. $0
2013
2013-10-04 13 - 16th A3Minor RaidCall ESL Euro Series Summer 2013 0/3 Grp. S. $0
2011
2011-09-15 4th A3Minor incredible Panic Team League Season 2 1 : 4 $0

Interviews[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Alien Invasion (23rd November 2012). "Alien Invasion is in da House!". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  2. tbeen (2nd January 2014). "Patience joins Alien Invasion". tl.net.
  3. DARKING (1st February 2014). "Golden joins Alien Invasion". tl.net.
  4. Newbton (28th March 2014). "Alien Invasion trennt sich von Hanfy". www.mystarcraft.de.
  5. France aAa (6th June 2014). "Un protoss débarque chez *aAa*". www.team-aaa.com.
  6. Alien Invasion (4th August 2014). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  7. Alien Invasion (5th August 2014). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  8. AiGolden (October 6, 2014). "Golden retires to do military service". TL.net. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  9. SuperHofmann (October 17, 2014). "Patience leaves Alien Invasion". TL.net. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  10. Alien Invasion (December 8, 2014). "Alien Invasion disbands". Facebook. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  11. Alien Invasion (26th March 2013). "CPU becomes an Alien!". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  12. Alien Invasion (23rd April 2013). "Turn of tides - waCk joins Ai". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  13. Alien Invasion (25th April 2013). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  14. Alien Invasion (4th May 2013). "Revenge will be ours". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  15. Alien Invasion (31st May 2013). "Krr joins Alien Invasion". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  16. Alien Invasion (18th June 2013). "Who let the Doggy out?". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  17. Alien Invasion (2nd August 2013). "Chubz joins the family". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  18. Alien Invasion (31st August 2013). "AiHonor: Back in Action!". alien-invasion.eu.
  19. Strelok (29th November 2013). "Twitter Post by Strelok". www.twitter.com/Strelok_Fightin.
  20. Makke (16th January 2012). "We welcome David 'SunCow' Al-Dughaither". www.mymtw.com.
  21. mavii (29th January 2012). "Jonas Cytoplasm Larsson joins Team Alien Invasion". tl.net.
  22. Cytoplasm (1st August 2012). "Post on Cytoplasm's Twitter". www.twitter.com/CytoplasmSC2.
  23. Ritus (1st September 2012). "ReaL to join Team Alien Invasion". tl.net.
  24. Alien Invasion (30th September 2012). "Hanfy joins Alien Invasion". www.alien-invasion.eu.
  25. DeathAngel (20th October 2012). "Post on DeathAngel's Twitter". www.twitter.com/DeathAngelro.
  26. Alien Invasion (22nd October 2012). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  27. tbeen (23rd November 2012). "Team Alien Invasion announces team house". tl.net.
  28. Alien Invasion (6th July 2011). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  29. Alien Invasion (5th September 2011). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  30. eSahara (2nd October 2011). "DeathAngel joins eSahara". www.esahara.net.
  31. Alien Invasion (20th November 2011). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.
  32. Alien Invasion (3rd December 2011). "Post on Alien Invasion's Facebook". www.facebook.com/TeamAlienInvasion.