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ClouD

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[e][h]Terran ClouD
Player Information
Name:
Carlo Giannacco
Nationality:
Born:
May 31, 1987 (age 37)
Race:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$14,496
Years Active:
2010 - 2013
Years Active (caster):
2022
Links
History
2010-08-05 — 2011-08-04Meet Your Makers
2011-08-04 — 2013-01-10Team ALTERNATE
Retired:
2013-01-10
Recent Matches
ClouD Terran Italy
3:0
(vs)
Italy Protoss JeaL
December 18, 2013 - 23:00 CET  
ClouD Terran Italy
2:0
(vs)
Italy Terran Narcotic
December 18, 2013 - 22:00 CET  
ClouD Terran Italy
0:2
(Bo3)
Ukraine Zerg DIMAGA
December 5, 2012 - 20:00 CET  
aTn.Type aTn.TypeaTn.Type
2:4
(vs)
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports FXO
October 11, 2012 - 16:00 PDT  
aTn.Type aTn.TypeaTn.Type
FF:W
(vs)
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming coL
October 4, 2012 - 16:00 PDT  


Carlo "ClouD" Giannacco (born May 31, 1987) is a retired Italian Terran player who last played for Team ALTERNATE.

Biography[edit]

Known as one of the best foreign Protoss players, ClouD already made great results in 2005. By winning the Italian national qualifiers for WCG, and the peak of his StarCraft: Brood War skill is shown in the finals of the Spirit Tournament, hosted by scforall.com, when ClouD lost to Nony 3:4 in the finals. He made his name with exceptional Dragoon control and High Templar and Dark Templar usage.

In August 2010, he qualified for the 17th season of the German ESL Pro Series (EPS), which featured StarCraft II for the first time. In order to compete, ClouD had to move to Germany for the time of the league.

In January 2013, ClouD announced that he left Team ALTERNATE and would move from Germany back to Italy.[1]

In March 2013, ClouD announced his retirement from StarCraft II and progaming altogether.[2]

In Beta[edit]

Wings of Liberty[edit]

ClouD joined up with Meet Your Makers clan, along with the Swedish Protoss player NaNiwa.[3] Shortly after, he experienced his first success of launch by coming second in the Go4SC2 ESL Cup #25. This not only granted him the prize points, but also qualified him for the IEM Season V - Global Challenge Cologne, the first major live StarCraft II event in Europe.

On August 4, 2011 ClouD's contract with Meet Your Makers expired [4] and shortly after it was announced that he joined Team ALTERNATE.[5] He was later invited to Electronic Sports World Cup 2011. In the ESWC ClouD would go 3-2 in his group placing second dropping series to IdrA and to an unknown Protoss player named Harpner, nonetheless he would advance to the elimination bracket where he would face ThorZaIN, ClouD would snatch the 2-1 win in a close series advancing to the round of 8, there he would be matched up vs Stephano, ClouD went onto losing 0-2 to the eventual champion but still getting a 5th-8th finish.

In 2012, ClouD would participate in ASUS ROG Winter 2012 at Assembly. He made it out of his group in first place but lost 2-0 in the Round of 16 to MaNa.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Italy Nationals[edit]

On May 1, 2012, ClouD participated in the 2012 World Championship Series: Italy Nationals. ClouD took out TtlLoacker and StarEagle before getting knocked in to the losers round after losing to JeaL. In the losers round, ClouD wasn't able to get any further and had to settle for 3rd place as he lost to StarEagle by a score of 0-2, who took revenge for his previous loss against ClouD

Trivia[edit]

  • Represented Italy in multiple WCGs in StarCraft: Brood War.[6]
  • Used to play Protoss, before playing Terran.[Citation needed]
  • Participated in TL-Attack!, Season 2.
  • ClouD was also a player of Team Italy.
  • Is trying to switch to be a full-time poker player.[7]

Achievements[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Notable Beta Matches[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Terran182 - 17750.7 %109 - 12047.6 %101 - 14541.1 %4 - 357.1 %396 - 44547.1 %
Σ182 - 17750.7 %109 - 12047.6 %101 - 14541.1 %4 - 357.1 %396 - 44547.1 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
Major010034
Minor2241110
Basic6220010
Total8561424

References[edit]