compLexity Gaming

Team Information
Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series VII
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
Recent Player Trades:
2016-03-03 - Drunkenboi leaves
2015-12-08 - KoMA leaves
2015-10-14 - qxc retires


Complexity, formerly stylized as compLexity Gaming and abbreviated as COL is one of the oldest[1] active e-sports teams in North America, having been first formed in 2003. Complexity was one of the founding members of the CGS where they played under the name compLexity LA. They have fielded teams for games such as Dota 2, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Street Fighter X Tekken and Call Of Duty: Ghosts, in addition to their StarCraft II division. Complexity was a G7 Team, alongside teams like EG, fnatic and SK Gaming. Its alumni include Capcom senior community specialist Peter Rosas (ComboFiend), Cross Counter CEO and Terran player Ryan Gutierrez (Gootecks) and SF4 and Dota 2 player Mike Ross.



  • February 16th, compLexity signs NaDa.[23]
  • February 17th, compLexity signs Heart.[24]
  • February 18th, compLexity signs Killer.[25]
  • March 27th, compLexity signs GanZi.[26]
  • April 17th, it is announced that compLexity and MVP are abating the partnership between their organizations, citing competing sponsor products. While they will no longer operate as a joint squad, the teams will continue to be "informally affiliated" and the MVP house will continue to house compLexity players in South Korea.[27]
  • May 8th, compLexity announces a new team house for their StarCraft II team in Houston, Texas.[28]
  • May 15th, compLexity parts ways with CatZ and Drewbie.[29]
  • June 19th, NaDa leaves compLexity and retires.[30]
  • July 21st, compLexity Gaming officially launches Gamma Gamer House.[31]
  • September 6th, compLexity Gaming announces that Killer and compLexity have parted ways.[32]
  • September 22nd, compLexity Gaming announces that Sasquatch has been promoted to coL's main roster from the academy.[33]
  • December 9th, compLexity announces that GanZi and goswser have both left compLexity.[34]
  • January 27th, compLexity signs American Starcraft II player, CrunCher.[35]
  • February 7th, compLexity signs Canadian player Ryze.[36]
  • May 25th, compLexity announces the opening of its academy, which focuses on developing NA talent.[37]
  • June 12th, compLexity announces its acquisition of ROOT Gaming.[38]
  • June 16th, compLexity announces Cross Counter TV as a sponsor as part of a partnership with Gootecks and Mike Ross to launch a fighting game division.[39]
  • June 28th, compLexity signs TriMaster.[40]
  • July 3rd, DdoRo leaves compLexity and joins Team Vile.[41]
  • July 3rd, compLexity finishes 2nd in the Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series V
  • July 22nd, It is announced that DongRaeGu and Genius from the team MvP will be part of a partnership with compLexity called coL.MVP"[42]
  • August 23rd, All of the players on the team MvP will be part of the coL.MVP partnership.[43]
  • September 19th, compLexity signs Stephano[44], but later came to an agreement with Millenium that left Stephano on Millenium[45]. See main page about the controversy. They also released FireZerg and Steak .
  • September 21st, compLexity signs NaNiwa.[46]
  • November 16th, Goswser becomes the first graduated player from compLexity Academy, and signs an A-team player contract with compLexity.[47]
  • December 1st, qxc announces he will be joining compLexity.[48]
  • December 8th, compLexity sells NaNiwa's contract to Quantic Gaming, citing divergences between NaNiwa values and core values of the team.[49]
  • August 15th, compLexity opens Starcraft II division, signing Silver.[50]
  • October 15th, compLexity's only Starcraft II player, Silver, leaves competitive gaming due to "personal reasons".[51]
  • December 18th, compLexity's Starcraft II division signs the team formerly known as NOVA, acquiring Stalife, Antimage, FireZerg, Ganon, and Ryan.[52]


Best Yearly Result:

ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
caCanada z hendralisk Henry Zheng - - 17 - 20th World Cyber Games 13 - 16th World Cyber Games 9 - 16th 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Atlanta - -
caCanada z Midday Samuel He - - - - 33 - 64th 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Detroit - -
USAUSA z Moosegills Michael Wolff - - - - 17 - 32nd 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Detroit - -
USAUSA P Ryan Ryan Rushia -  -  - - - - -
CanadaCanada Z Ryze Brendon Walker -  -  81 - 96th 2012 MLG Pro Circuit/Winter/Championship - - - -
USAUSA T TriMaster () Joshua Niven -  16th 2011 MLG Pro Circuit/Raleigh 45 - 60th 2012 MLG Pro Circuit/Summer/Championship 97 - 128th 2013_MLG_Spring_Championship - - -


Main Team[edit]

ID Name Join Date Departure New Team
caCanada t Drunkenboi Henry Luu Janurary 2014 March 2016 Flipsid3 Tactics
caCanada t KoMA Brandon Spinosa Janurary 2014 December 2015 Flipsid3 Tactics
usUSA t qxc Kevin Riley December 2011 October 2015
SwedenSweden Protoss viPro Rasmus Ostersjo June 2013 January 2014
krSouth Korea t TheStC Choi Yun Sik January 2013 January 2014
USAUSA Zerg Sasquatch Gage Dubose September 2012 November 2013 ROOT Gaming
USAUSA P Minigun Chad Jones June 2011 January 2013 ROOT Gaming
krSouth Korea t Heart Kim Min Hyuk February 2012 January 2013 Axiom
usUSA Z Goswser Michael Dobler November 2011 December 2012 Millenium
South KoreaSouth Korea T GanZi Kim Dong Ju March 2012 December 2012 AZUBU
South KoreaSouth Korea P Killer Shin Sang Ho February 2012 September 2012 MVP
South KoreaSouth Korea T NaDa Lee Yoon Yeol February 2012 June 2012
PeruPeru Z CatZ Paulo Vizcarra June 2011 May 2012 ROOT Gaming
CanadaCanada T Drewbie Andrew Moysey June 2011 May 2012 ROOT Gaming
USAUSA P CrunCher Abdulaziz Abed January 2011 January 2012 incredible Panic
seSweden P NaNiwa Johan Lucchesi September 2011 December 2011 Quantic Gaming
usUSA p rsvp Julian Xu
CanadaCanada P Antimage Victor Poon December 2010
CanadaCanada T Steak Sung Min 'Simon' Park December 2010 September 2011 LighT eSports
CACanada Z FireZerg Sam Prowse December 2010 September 2011 ZZZZZ Cyber Gaming
CanadaCanada P DdoRo Moon Jung Ho June 2011 July 2011 Vile
UsaUSA Z Destiny Steven Kenneth Bonnell II June 2011 June 2011 Quantic Gaming
CanadaCanada T Ganon John Kang December 2010 N/A
CanadaCanada P SUGGY Ryan Hrycznski January 2011 N/A
CanadaCanada T Silver Strieb Roman August 2010 October 2010


ID Name New Team
CACanada Z FireZerg Sam Prowse
USAUSA P Kyo Luke Yocum
CACanada Z Midday Samuel He coL Professional
CACanada P DeathEnD Martin Roberge coL Professional
USAUSA Z Kawikakira Kawika Akira
USAUSA P KiF1rE John Vahary
CACanada P Duster Tariq Patel
USAUSA z Fuzzy Nick Degtiarev
USAUSA P UNCjer Jerred Miklowcic
USAUSA t Pyre Jonathan Topielski
USAUSA P Kontinue Sean Andersson Clarity Gaming
CanadaCanada P Poo Alek Hrycaiko Clarity Gaming


ID Name Position
USA 1 Jason Lake Founder & CEO
USA Anomoly Jason Bass COO & Co-Owner
USA aMies Andrew Miesner Staff & Website Manager
USA Popcorn1 Scott Ford Player Manager
USA Twixz Michael Shane Academy Commissioner
USA confire Chris Luong Player Marketing Manager
USA Hubwub Anne Celestino Social Media Manager
USA Ghostclaw Brian Jackson Business Development
USA Samsc2 Samuel Kasperek Official Academy Caster

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Event Result
2014-03-28 2014 Deimos Esports Team League coL 4 : 1 Deimos
Date Event Result
2013-06-21 ESL Major Series Spring 2013 coL 2 : 0 Karont3 e-Sports Club
Date Event Result
2012-07-01 Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series VII coL 3 : 2 Fnatic
2012-01-03 IPL Team Arena Challenge 1 coL 3 : 5 mousesports
Date Event Result
2011-07 Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series V coL 2 : 3 mousesports
2011-05 ESEA Season 8 coL 3 : 1 Evil Geniuses

Team Championships[edit]


Highlight Videos[edit]







  2. Flipsid3 SC2 Roster Changes
  3. compLexity qxc Retires
  4. KoMA joins Flipsid3!
  5. compLexity SC2 Year End Updates
  6. compLexity Partners with CyberpowerPC
  7. Rasmus "viPro" Ostersjo Retires
  8. compLexity Adds 5 to coL.SC2
  9. Complexity & Heart Part Ways
  10. Brent Ruiz (2013-01-12). "compLexity gaming house closes".
  11. compLexity & Minigun Part Ways
  12. coLaMies (2013-01-18). "compLexity Welcomes TheStC".
  13. Kenny_oro (2013-01-18). "TheStC joins compLexity Gaming".
  14. Yuenanimous (2013-02-12). "Poo & AGIANTSMURF Join the compLexity Academy".
  15. compLexityGaming (2013-03-14). "Newegg Sponsors Complexity Gaming". Retrieved 2013-03-15.
  16. aMies (2013-04-21). "coL.SC2 Welcomes Hendralisk".
  17. TeamFallacy (2013-05-07). Retrieved 2013-03-07.
  18. Yuenanimous (2013-05-21). "The compLexity Academy Welcomes Samuel "Midday" He". Retrieved 2013-06-04.
  19. compLexityGaming (2013-06-03). "compLexity Sponsored by L337 Gaming Motherboard". Retrieved 2013-06-04.
  20. hubwub (2013-06-10). "compLexity signs ViPro". Retrieved 2013-06-10.
  23. "compLexity Welcomes NaDa", 16 February 2012. Thread on
  24. "compLexity Welcomes Heart", 17 February 2012. Thread on
  25. "compLexity Welcomes Killer", 18 February 2012. Thread on
  26. "compLexity Welcomes GanZi"., 27 March 2012. Thread on
  27. compLexity MVP Partnership Revised
  28. CompLexity announces team house
  29. compLexity parts ways with CatZ and Drewbie
  30. [1]
  31. [2]
  32. compLexity and Killer part ways
  33. Sasquatch Signs to Complexity
  34. Ganzi and Goswser leave complexity
  36. "coL.SC2 Welcomes Ryze". 2011-02-07.
  37. compLexity Academy Launched
  38. compLexity acquires ROOT Gaming
  39. compLexity CrossCounter Launches
  42. compLexity & MVP Partner - DRG & Genius - coL.MVP
  43. compLexity Gaming and Team MVP expand partnership
  44. compLexity adds Stephano
  46. compLexity adds NaNiwa
  47. compLexity Promotes Goswser from coL Academy
  48. complexity adds qxc
  49. Complexity transfers NaNiwa to Quantic Gaming
  52. Popcorn1 (2010-12-18). "Complexity welcomes SC2!".