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CompLexity Gaming

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[e][h]Complexity Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Earnings:
$7,891.15
Player earnings:
$113,220.42
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of players:
6
1
1
4
History
Created:
2010-12-28


compLexity Gaming, abbreviated as coL, is one of the oldest[1] active esports 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.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

  • 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]

Player Roster[edit]

Inactive[edit]

Best Yearly Result:

Inactive SquadInactive Squad
IDNameJoin DateInactive Date
Canada  hendralisk
(
Henry Zheng
)
Join Date: 
Inactive Date: 
Canada  Midday
(
Samuel He
)
Join Date: 
Inactive Date: 
Canada  Ryze
(
Brendon Walker
)
Join Date: 
Inactive Date: 
United States  TriMasterCaptain
(
Joshua Niven
)
Join Date: 
Inactive Date: 

Former[edit]

Main Team[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Canada  Antimage
(
Victor Poon
)
Join Date: 
2010-12-??
Leave Date: 
 
Retired
Peru  CatZ
(
Paulo Vizcarra
)
Join Date: 
2011-06-12
Leave Date: 
2012-05-15
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
United States  CrunCher
(
Abdulaziz Abed
)
Join Date: 
2011-01-27
Leave Date: 
2012-01-01
 
incredible Panicincredible Panic incredible Panic
Canada  DdoRo
(
Moon Jung Ho
)
Join Date: 
2011-06-12
Leave Date: 
2011-07-03
 
Team VileTeam Vile Team Vile
United States  Destiny
(
Steven Kenneth Bonnell II
)
Join Date: 
2011-06-12
Leave Date: 
2011-06-23
 
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
Canada  Drewbie
(
Andrew Moysey
)
Join Date: 
2011-06-12
Leave Date: 
2012-05-15
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
Canada  Drunkenboi
(
Henry Luu
)
Join Date: 
2014-01-31
Leave Date: 
2016-03-03
 
Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics Flipsid3 Tactics
Canada  FireZerg
(
Sam Prowse
)
Join Date: 
2010-11-??
Leave Date: 
2011-08-??
 
Cyber GamingCyber Gaming Cyber Gaming
Canada  Ganon
(
John Kang
)
Join Date: 
2010-12-??
Leave Date: 
 
Retired
South Korea  GanZi
(
Kim Dong Ju
)
Join Date: 
2012-03-27
Leave Date: 
2012-12-09
 
AZUBUAZUBU AZUBU
United States  Goswser
(
Michael Dobler
)
Join Date: 
2011-11-16
Leave Date: 
2012-12-09
 
MilleniumMillenium Millenium
South Korea  Heart
(
Kim Min Hyuk
)
Join Date: 
2012-02-17
Leave Date: 
2013-01-09
 
AxiomAxiom Axiom
South Korea  Killer
(
Shin Sang Ho
)
Join Date: 
2012-01-??
Leave Date: 
2012-09-12
 
MVPMVP MVP
Canada  KoMA
(
Brandon Spinosa
)
Join Date: 
2014-01-31
Leave Date: 
2015-12-08
 
Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics Flipsid3 Tactics
United States  Minigun
(
Chad Jones
)
Join Date: 
2011-06-12
Leave Date: 
2013-01-15
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
United States  Moosegills
(
Michael Wolff
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
????-??-??
 
Retired
South Korea  NaDa
(
Lee Yoon Yeol
)
Join Date: 
2012-02-16
Leave Date: 
2012-06-16
 
Retired
Sweden  NaNiwa
(
Johan Lucchesi
)
Join Date: 
2011-09-21
Leave Date: 
2011-12-08
 
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
United States  qxc
(
Kevin Riley
)
Join Date: 
2011-12-01
Leave Date: 
2015-10-14
 
Retired
Canada  rsvp
(
Julian Xu
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
 
Retired
United States  Ryan
(
Ryan Rushia
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
201?-??-??
 
Retired
United States  Sasquatch
(
Gage Dubose
)
Join Date: 
2012-09-22
Leave Date: 
2013-11-06
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
Canada  Silver
(
Strieb Roman
)
Join Date: 
2010-07-??
Leave Date: 
2010-09-??
 
Retired
Canada  Steak
(
Sung Min 'Simon' Park
)
Join Date: 
2010-12-18
Leave Date: 
2011-09-18
 
LighT eSportsLighT eSports LighT eSports
Canada  SUGGY
(
Ryan Hrycznski
)
Join Date: 
2011-01-??
Leave Date: 
 
Retired
South Korea  TheStC
(
Choi Yun Sik
)
Join Date: 
2013-01-18
Leave Date: 
2014-01-01
 
Retired
Sweden  viPro
(
Rasmus Ostersjo
)
Join Date: 
2013-06-10
Leave Date: 
2014-01-15
 
Retired

Academy[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States  AGIANTSMURF
(
Marcus Bazan
)
Join Date: 
2013-02-12
Leave Date: 
2014-01-01
Canada  DeathEnD
(
Martin Roberge
)
Join Date: 
2013-08-31
Leave Date: 
2014-11-20
 
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
Canada  Duster
(
Tariq Patel
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States  Fuzzy
(
Nick Degtiarev
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States  Kawikakira
(
Kawika Akira
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States  KiF1rE
(
John Vahary
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States  KoNtiNuE
(
Sean Andersson
)
Join Date: 
2013-08-31
Leave Date: 
2013-11-09
 
Clarity GamingClarity Gaming Clarity Gaming
United States  Kyo
(
Luke Yocum
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
Canada  Midday
(
Samuel He
)
Join Date: 
2014-01-31
Leave Date: 
 
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming
Canada  Poo
(
Alek Hrycaiko
)
Join Date: 
2013-02-12
Leave Date: 
 
Clarity GamingClarity Gaming Clarity Gaming
United States  Pyre
(
Jonathan Topielski
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 
United States  UNCjer
(
Jerred Miklowcic
)
Join Date: 
Leave Date: 

Organization[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
United States 1Jason Lake Founder & CEO
United States AnomolyJason Bass COO & Co-Owner
United States aMiesAndrew Miesner Staff & Website Manager
United States Popcorn1Scott Ford Player Manager
United States TwixzMichael Shane Academy Commissioner
United States confireChris Luong Player Marketing Manager
United States HubwubAnne Celestino Social Media Manager
United States GhostclawBrian Jackson Business Development
United States Samsc2Samuel Kasperek Official Academy Caster

Team Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2014-04-28BA2ndA4Basic (Sh.M.)SHOUTcraft Clan Wars April 2014 #5SHOUTcraft Clan Wars April 2014 #51 : 4StarTaleStarTale$0
2014-04-13CA3rdA3Minor2014 Deimos Esports Team League2014 Deimos Esports Team League4 : 1DeimosDeimos$91
2014-03-17AA1stA4Basic (Sh.M.)SHOUTcraft Clan Wars March 2014 #5SHOUTcraft Clan Wars March 2014 #54 : 0ROOT GamingROOT Gaming$500
2013-10-04EC5 - 8thA3MinorRaidCall ESL Euro Series Summer 2013RaidCall ESL Euro Series Summer 20131 : 3Team DignitasTeam Dignitas$0
2013-06-21CA3rdA3MinorRaidCall EMS Spring 2013RaidCall EMS Spring 20132 : 0Karont3 e-Sports ClubKaront3 e-Sports Club$1,000
2013-03-28IC9 - 12thA2Major2013 IGN Pro Team League2013 IGN Pro Team League$250
2012-11-21IC9 - 12thA2Major2012 IGN Pro Team League2012 IGN Pro Team League2-1Grp S.$250
2011-06-17BA2ndA2MajorEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series VEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series V0 : 3mousesportsmousesports$3,000
2011-05-14AA1stA3MinorESEA SC2 League Season 1ESEA SC2 League Season 13 : 1Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses$2,800
1970-01-01CA3rdA3MinorZ33k.tv Team ProLeagueZ33k.tv Team ProLeague5 : 1Vega SquadronVega Squadron$150
Complete list of results in any tournament

Team Championships[edit]

Logos[edit]

Highlight Videos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

2010[edit]

Links[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Earnings Statistics

Team Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A2Major0101
A3Minor1023
Total1124

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A1Premier52411
A2Major3047
A3Minor15221552
Total23242370
Note: This table shows the medals won by players
in 1v1 events while on the team.

References[edit]

  1. http://www.complexitygaming.com/index.php?c=news&id=2281
  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". esfiworld.com.
  11. compLexity & Minigun Part Ways
  12. coLaMies (2013-01-18). "compLexity Welcomes TheStC". complexitygaming.com.
  13. Kenny_oro (2013-01-18). "TheStC joins compLexity Gaming". TL.net.
  14. Yuenanimous (2013-02-12). "Poo & AGIANTSMURF Join the compLexity Academy". complexitygaming.com.
  15. compLexityGaming (2013-03-14). "Newegg Sponsors Complexity Gaming". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
  16. aMies (2013-04-21). "coL.SC2 Welcomes Hendralisk". complexitygaming.com.
  17. TeamFallacy (2013-05-07). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/TeamFallacy/status/331878734950981632. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
  18. Yuenanimous (2013-05-21). "The compLexity Academy Welcomes Samuel "Midday" He". complexitygaming.com. Retrieved 2013-06-04.
  19. compLexityGaming (2013-06-03). "compLexity Sponsored by L337 Gaming Motherboard". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-06-04.
  20. hubwub (2013-06-10). "compLexity signs ViPro". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
  21. http://www.sc2l.gg/Teams_and_Players/t,22,coLDignitas/%7Ctitle=coL-Dignitas%7Cdate=2013-07-09%7Caccessdate=2013-07-09%7Cpublisher=SC2L.gg}}
  22. http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/4247/
  23. "compLexity Welcomes NaDa" compLexityGaming.com, 16 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
  24. "compLexity Welcomes Heart" compLexityGaming.com, 17 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
  25. "compLexity Welcomes Killer" compLexityGaming.com, 18 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
  26. "compLexity Welcomes GanZi". compLexityGaming.com, 27 March 2012. Thread on TL.net
  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
  35. http://www.complexitygaming.com/index.php?c=news&id=2370
  36. "coL.SC2 Welcomes Ryze". complexitygaming.com. 2011-02-07.
  37. compLexity Academy Launched complexitygaming.com
  38. compLexity acquires ROOT Gaming
  39. http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/2846/ compLexity CrossCounter Launches
  40. http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/2893/#
  41. https://tl.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=240190
  42. compLexity & MVP Partner - DRG & Genius - coL.MVP
  43. compLexity Gaming and Team MVP expand partnership
  44. compLexity adds Stephano
  45. http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/3136/#
  46. compLexity adds NaNiwa
  47. compLexity Promotes Goswser from coL Academy
  48. complexity adds qxc
  49. Complexity transfers NaNiwa to Quantic Gaming
  50. http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/2049/
  51. http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/30917-compLexitys_SC2_player_quits
  52. Popcorn1 (2010-12-18). "Complexity welcomes SC2!". complexitygaming.com.