compLexity Gaming, abbreviated as coL, is one of the oldest 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.
- January 1st, qxc re-signs for another year, TheStC leaves, the academy closes.
- January 15th, CyberPowerPC is announced as a new sponsor.
- January 15th, viPro announces his retirement from StarCraft II pro-gaming.
- January 31st, compLexity announces 5 additions to their Starcraft team; Drunkenboi, KoMA, Moosegills, Midday and DeathEnD.
- January 9th, compLexity announces the departure of Heart.
- January 12th, the compLexity gaming house in Houston, Texas closes.
- January 15th, compLexity and Minigun part ways.
- January 19th, compLexity announces that TheStC has joined its roster.
- February 12th, AGIANTSMURF and Poo (AKA Stealthypoo) join the academy roster.
- March 14th, Newegg is announced as a new sponsor.
- April 21st, Hendralisk joins compLexity.
- May 7th, Midday joins Complexity Academy.
- June 3rd, L337 Gaming Motherboard is announced as a new sponsor.
- June 10th, viPro joins.
- July 9th, a Team Partnership with Team Dignitas is established for the SC2L.
- November 6th, Sasquatch and compLexity part ways.
- February 16th, compLexity signs NaDa.
- February 17th, compLexity signs Heart.
- February 18th, compLexity signs Killer.
- March 27th, compLexity signs GanZi.
- 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.
- May 8th, compLexity announces a new team house for their StarCraft II team in Houston, Texas.
- May 15th, compLexity parts ways with CatZ and Drewbie.
- June 19th, NaDa leaves compLexity and retires.
- July 21st, compLexity Gaming officially launches Gamma Gamer House.
- September 6th, compLexity Gaming announces that Killer and compLexity have parted ways.
- September 22nd, compLexity Gaming announces that Sasquatch has been promoted to coL's main roster from the academy.
- December 9th, compLexity announces that GanZi and goswser have both left compLexity.
- January 27th, compLexity signs American Starcraft II player, CrunCher.
- February 7th, compLexity signs Canadian player Ryze.
- May 25th, compLexity announces the opening of its academy, which focuses on developing NA talent.
- June 12th, compLexity announces its acquisition of ROOT Gaming.
- 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.
- June 28th, compLexity signs TriMaster.
- July 3rd, DdoRo leaves compLexity and joins Team Vile.
- 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"
- August 23rd, All of the players on the team MvP will be part of the coL.MVP partnership.
- September 19th, compLexity signs Stephano, but later came to an agreement with Millenium that left Stephano on Millenium. See main page about the controversy. They also released FireZerg and Steak .
- September 21st, compLexity signs NaNiwa.
- November 16th, Goswser becomes the first graduated player from compLexity Academy, and signs an A-team player contract with compLexity.
- December 1st, qxc announces he will be joining compLexity.
- December 8th, compLexity sells NaNiwa's contract to Quantic Gaming, citing divergences between NaNiwa values and core values of the team.
- August 15th, compLexity opens Starcraft II division, signing Silver.
- October 15th, compLexity's only Starcraft II player, Silver, leaves competitive gaming due to "personal reasons".
- December 18th, compLexity's Starcraft II division signs the team formerly known as NOVA, acquiring Stalife, Antimage, FireZerg, Ganon, and Ryan.
Best Yearly Result:
|ID||Name||Join Date||Inactive Date||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|hendralisk||Henry Zheng||-||-||17 - 20th||13 - 16th||9 - 16th||-||-|
|Midday||Samuel He||-||-||-||-||33 - 64th||-||-|
|Ryze||Brendon Walker||-||-||81 - 96th||-||-||-||-|
|TriMaster||Joshua Niven||-||16th||45 - 60th||97 - 128th||-||-||-|
|ID||Name||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|CatZ||Paulo Vizcarra||2011-06-12||2012-05-15||ROOT Gaming|
|CrunCher||Abdulaziz Abed||2011-01-27||2012-01-01||incredible Panic|
|DdoRo||Moon Jung Ho||2011-06-12||2011-07-03||Team Vile|
|Destiny||Steven Kenneth Bonnell II||2011-06-12||2011-06-23||Quantic Gaming|
|Drewbie||Andrew Moysey||2011-06-12||2012-05-15||ROOT Gaming|
|Drunkenboi||Henry Luu||2014-01-31||2016-03-03||Flipsid3 Tactics|
|FireZerg||Sam Prowse||2010-11-??||2011-08-??||Cyber Gaming|
|GanZi||Kim Dong Ju||2012-03-27||2012-12-09||AZUBU|
|Heart||Kim Min Hyuk||2012-02-17||2013-01-09||Axiom|
|Killer||Shin Sang Ho||2012-01-??||2012-09-12||MVP|
|KoMA||Brandon Spinosa||2014-01-31||2015-12-08||Flipsid3 Tactics|
|Minigun||Chad Jones||2011-06-12||2013-01-15||ROOT Gaming|
|NaDa||Lee Yoon Yeol||2012-02-16||2012-06-16||Retirement|
|NaNiwa||Johan Lucchesi||2011-09-21||2011-12-08||Quantic Gaming|
|Sasquatch||Gage Dubose||2012-09-22||2013-11-06||ROOT Gaming|
|Steak||Sung Min 'Simon' Park||2010-12-18||2011-09-18||LighT eSports|
|TheStC||Choi Yun Sik||2013-01-18||2014-01-01||Retirement|
|ID||Name||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|DeathEnD||Martin Roberge||2013-08-31||2014-11-20||compLexity Gaming|
|KoNtiNuE||Sean Andersson||2013-08-31||2013-11-09||Clarity Gaming|
|Midday||Samuel He||2014-01-31||compLexity Gaming|
|Poo||Alek Hrycaiko||2013-02-12||Clarity Gaming|
|2014-04-28||2nd||Basic (Sh.M.)||SHOUTcraft Clan Wars April 2014 #5||1 : 4||$0|
|2014-04-13||3rd||Minor||2014 Deimos Esports Team League||4 : 1||$91|
|2014-03-17||1st||Basic (Sh.M.)||SHOUTcraft Clan Wars March 2014 #5||4 : 0||$500|
|2013-10-04||5 - 8th||Minor||RaidCall ESL Euro Series Summer 2013||1 : 3||$0|
|2013-06-21||3rd||Minor||RaidCall EMS Spring 2013||2 : 0||$1,000|
|2013-03-28||9 - 12th||Major||2013 IGN Pro Team League||$250|
|2012-11-21||9 - 12th||Major||2012 IGN Pro Team League||2-1||Grp S.||$250|
|2011-06-17||2nd||Major||Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series V||0 : 3||$3,000|
|2011-05-14||1st||Minor||ESEA SC2 League Season 1||3 : 1||$2,800|
|1970-01-01||3rd||Minor||Z33k.tv Team ProLeague||5 : 1||$150|
|Complete list of results in any tournament|
|Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series|
|EGMC Series VI
|Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series VII
1 July 2012 – 16 December 2012
|EGMC Series VIII|
Los Angeles Complexity CGS logo
- coL Dota 2 on their journey leading up to TI2
- Sasquatch ready for MLG Summer Arena
- Interview with Complexity gaming about Eye tracking
- Jason Lake on coL.MVP, passion for e-sports
- Complexity COO elaborates on coL-MVP deal
- Jason Lake speaks on Complexity / Cross Counter deal
- compLexity's YouTube Channel
- compLexity's Twitter Page
- compLexity's TwitchTV Page
- compLexity's TwitchTV Team Page
- Flipsid3 SC2 Roster Changes
- compLexity qxc Retires
- KoMA joins Flipsid3!
- compLexity SC2 Year End Updates
- compLexity Partners with CyberpowerPC
- Rasmus "viPro" Ostersjo Retires
- compLexity Adds 5 to coL.SC2
- Complexity & Heart Part Ways
- Brent Ruiz (2013-01-12). "compLexity gaming house closes". esfiworld.com.
- compLexity & Minigun Part Ways
- coLaMies (2013-01-18). "compLexity Welcomes TheStC". complexitygaming.com.
- Kenny_oro (2013-01-18). "TheStC joins compLexity Gaming". TL.net.
- Yuenanimous (2013-02-12). "Poo & AGIANTSMURF Join the compLexity Academy". complexitygaming.com.
- compLexityGaming (2013-03-14). "Newegg Sponsors Complexity Gaming". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- aMies (2013-04-21). "coL.SC2 Welcomes Hendralisk". complexitygaming.com.
- TeamFallacy (2013-05-07). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/TeamFallacy/status/331878734950981632. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
- Yuenanimous (2013-05-21). "The compLexity Academy Welcomes Samuel "Midday" He". complexitygaming.com. Retrieved 2013-06-04.
- compLexityGaming (2013-06-03). "compLexity Sponsored by L337 Gaming Motherboard". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-06-04.
- hubwub (2013-06-10). "compLexity signs ViPro". TL.net. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
- "compLexity Welcomes NaDa" compLexityGaming.com, 16 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
- "compLexity Welcomes Heart" compLexityGaming.com, 17 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
- "compLexity Welcomes Killer" compLexityGaming.com, 18 February 2012. Thread on TL.net
- "compLexity Welcomes GanZi". compLexityGaming.com, 27 March 2012. Thread on TL.net
- compLexity MVP Partnership Revised
- CompLexity announces team house
- compLexity parts ways with CatZ and Drewbie
- compLexity and Killer part ways
- Sasquatch Signs to Complexity
- Ganzi and Goswser leave complexity
- "coL.SC2 Welcomes Ryze". complexitygaming.com. 2011-02-07.
- compLexity Academy Launched complexitygaming.com
- compLexity acquires ROOT Gaming
- http://www.complexitygaming.com/news/2846/ compLexity CrossCounter Launches
- compLexity & MVP Partner - DRG & Genius - coL.MVP
- compLexity Gaming and Team MVP expand partnership
- compLexity adds Stephano
- compLexity adds NaNiwa
- compLexity Promotes Goswser from coL Academy
- complexity adds qxc
- Complexity transfers NaNiwa to Quantic Gaming
- Popcorn1 (2010-12-18). "Complexity welcomes SC2!". complexitygaming.com.