Clarity Gaming

[e][h]Clarity Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Manager:
Brandon “Adama” Altman
Michael “Seeker” Suh
Mike “Cav” Bramley
Sponsor:
Links
History
Created:
2012-09-27
Disbanded:
2014-05-23


Clarity Gaming was an international StarCraft 2 team consisting of professional gamers from the United States, Canada and Korea. Many of the original members came from the previously dissolved Team Clash and Back2Back Gaming teams. Clarity Gaming is one of the few non-Korean teams with a training facility available to active players.[1] They have a very active management and supports its players in minor or major tournaments.[2]

History[edit]

  • February 23rd, Kontinue announced via Twitter that he was no longer a part of Clarity Gaming.[3]
  • March 2nd, the Clarity Academy returns, featuring Bop, Honeybear, MrNiceGuy, Padre, and team captain Paperboat.[4]
  • March 10th, Clarity Gaming adds the Chilean Terran Fiend to their pro roster. [5]
  • May 7th, Clarity Gaming's Padre and Silky leave to join Solaris Gaming.
  • May 23rd, Adama, owner of the team, announced the disbandment of Clarity Gaming.[6]
  • January 9th, Clarity Gaming opens a training facility for players; the first players to join this venture are JookTo and Yong.[1]
  • January 27th, Clarity Gaming announces that KiLLeR has joined its roster.[7]
  • February, KC leaves.[Citation needed]
  • March 3rd, Clarity Academy is announced, with an open call for players to participate in qualifying tournaments.[8]
  • April 15th, Sterling joins Clarity Gaming.[9][10]
  • May 1st, Clarity Academy inaugural roster announced.[11]
  • May 19th, Clarity Gaming adds Dragon to their professional roster; he will also be staying at their training facility in New York.[12]
  • July 19th, Badcop, Bails, EliGE, Mystery, and sAikOu are promoted from the academy to the A-team. Engyn leaves the team. ElhayM joins the academy roster.[13]
  • August 2nd, Sickness joins the Clarity Gaming roster.[14]
  • August 15th, MotoK leaves to join Eternity Gaming.[15]
  • August 20th, Clarity Gaming announces that Shuttle has left the team.[16]
  • September 25th, Clarity restructures, and consolidates the Pro and Academy rosters into a 14-man lineup. Bails, EliGE, Mystery, Mewby and Siphonn are no longer on the team.[17]
  • September 28th, sAikOu retires from competitive SC2.[18]
  • October 13th, Bones leaves to join ROOT Gaming's academy.[19]
  • November 8th, Poo, rebOrn and Kontinue are added to the roster, whilst Sickness retires to play League of Legends.[20]
  • December 6th, The Clarity Gaming website pro roster page shows that Badcop, Dragon, KiLLeR, Strykerz, and TBo are no longer on Clarity Gaming's roster, and that sAikOu has come out of retirement.[21]
  • December 19th, Clarity Gaming announces sponsorship by Ownaj.[22]
  • December 20th, sAikOu retires.[Citation needed]

Player Roster[edit]

Roster at Time of Disbandment[edit]

Main Team[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
CanadaElhayMMark Leonardo2013-07-212014-05-23 Flipsid3 Tactics
ChileFiendSebastien Molina2014-05-23
CanadaPooAlek Hrycaiko201?-??-??2014-05-23
United States of AmericarebOrnArthur Lee2014-05-23 Flipsid3 Tactics
CanadaSaroVati CaptainBrian Zhao2014-05-23 Flipsid3 Tactics
United States of AmericaShewAlex Raymond2012-09-272014-05-23 Flipsid3 Tactics
United States of AmericaSterlingSterling Kolde2013-04-162014-05-23

Academy[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States of AmericaBopNick Brock2014-05-23
United States of AmericaHoneybearJoseph Millard201?-??-??2014-05-23
United States of AmericaKespadAChris Karnes2014-05-23
United States of AmericaMrNiceGuyDan Kim2014-05-23
United States of AmericaPaperBoat CaptainKevin Cosgrove2014-05-23

Former Players[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States of AmericaBadcopAustin Worthington Love Your Girlfriend
United States of AmericaBailsBailey Thomas2013-05-012013-09-04 Love Your Girlfriend
CanadaBonesMyles Donald2013-04-202013-10-13 SEED Gaming
Korea (South)DragonJeon Yong Soo2013-05-182013-12-06 1 Step Ahead
United States of AmericaEliGEJonathan Jablonowski
CanadaEngynBrian Nguyen2012-10-152013-07-19
United States of AmericaIntenseAndrew Pirelli2012-10-152013-07-19 Love Your Girlfriend
Korea (South)jookToCho Man Hyuk2012-10-302013-??-??
CanadaKatuKevin Albert
CanadaKCKevin Camarta
ChileKiLLeRFelipe Zuñiga2013-01-272013-12-06 Rival Gaming
United States of AmericaKontinueSean Andersson2013-11-092014-02-23 ESC Gaming
Korea (South)MercyCho Young Hoon
United States of AmericaMewby
Korea (South)MotoKChun Hee Su2012-10-152013-08-15 Eternity Gaming
United States of AmericaMysteryJace Travis
United States of AmericaPadreClay Finney2014-02-092014-05-07 Solaris Gaming
ArgentinaPatoPatricio Borghi
CanadasAikOuElaya Sison2013-05-022013-09-28 Retirement
Korea (South)ShuttleChoi Sung Jin2012-12-042013-08-20 Retirement
Korea (South)SicknessKim San Ha2013-08-012013-11-08 Retirement
United States of AmericaSilkyNick McNeese2013-08-??2014-05-07 Solaris Gaming
United States of AmericaSiphonnKevin Bentz2012-09-272013-09-25 Deimos
CanadaStrykerzCory Lycett
CanadaTBoThane Borden Team Ascension
Korea (South)YongHong Sung Yong

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
usUSA r Adama Brandon Altman Owner & CEO
usUSA t Cav Mike Bramley Pro Team Co-Manager
krSouth Korea t Seeker Michael Suh Pro Team Co-Manager
usUSA z Treisk Jordan Green Assistant Manager
usUSA p Wyrd Shane Olivieri Caster
usUSA t xVixen Victoria Gong Executive Assistant

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Result Prize
2013
2013-08-03 3rd A3Minor Under Rated Team League Season 2 4 : 0 $100
2012
2012-12-21 1st A3Minor Under Rated Team League Season 1 4 : 2 $250

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 VirgilSC2 (2013-01-09). "The Clarity Gaming Training Facility". TL.net.
  2. Clarity Gaming bi-weekly wrapup
  3. iamkontinue (2014-02-23). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/iamkontinue/status/437835333485350912. Retrieved 2014-02-25.
  4. Cav (2014-03-09). claritygaming.com. http://claritygaming.com/clarity-gaming-reopens-the-starcraft-ii-academy/. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
  5. http://claritygaming.com/introducing-clarityfiend/
  6. Adama (May 23, 2014). "A Heartfelt Goodbye". Claritygaming.com. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
  7. VirgilSC2 (2013-01-26). "KiLLeR joins Clarity Gaming". TL.net.
  8. Clarity Gaming Introduces Player Academy
  9. SterlingSC2 (2013-04-15). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/SterlingSC2/status/323954407156899842. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  10. WinterTV (2013-04-15). "Sterling joins Clarity Gaming". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  11. WinterTV (2013-05-01). "A New Team Announcing A 9-Man All GM Roster?". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  12. WinterTV (2013-05-18). "Dragon joins Clarity Gaming". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-05-18.
  13. ClarityAdama (2013-07-19). "HARDER.BETTER.FASTER.STRONGER". claritygaming.com. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  14. Clarity Welcomes San Ha “Sickness” Kim
  15. MotoK & Lollipop: The Korean hopes
  16. Shuttle leaves Clarity Gaming to pursue new offers
  17. Clarity Gaming Restructures
  18. sAikOu's Retirement Tweet
  19. SEED Gaming Roster Update! Xyz And ROOT Part Ways :(
  20. http://claritygaming.com/clarity-gaming-recruits-poo-reborn-and-kontinue/
  21. Clarity Pro Roster
  22. ownaj sponsorship announcement
  23. Clarity Gaming
  24. VirgilSC2 (2013-07-19). "Clarity Gaming Welcomes Mkengyn and MotoK". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  25. JookTo joins Clarity Gaming
  26. VirgilSC2 (2012-11-23). "Yong joins Clarity Gaming". tl.net.
  27. Shuttle joins Clarity Gaming
  28. URTL Finals