Darkness

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Player Information
Name:
Diego Garcés
Birth:
March 7, 1996 (1996-03-07) (age 22)
Country:
Race:
Team:
Alternate IDs:
NrGDarkness, IsuRDarkness
Total Earnings:
$3,149.22
WCS Circuit rank:
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History
20??-??-?? - 20??-??-??
2012-??-?? - 2013-06-07
2013-06-10 - 2013-??-??
2013-12-01 - 2014-03-06
2014-03-07 - 2015-12-01
2016-01-19 - 2016-07-19
2017-01-19 - 2017-03-12
2018-03-01 - Present

Diego "Darkness" Garcés, is an Chilean Protoss player who is currently playing for Rise Esports.

Biography[edit]

He started playing StarCraft: Brood War on 2008, when he was just 12 years old. He played on the iCCup server from December 2008 to August 2010. Then on October 2010, he switched to StarCraft 2: Wings Of Liberty. He is currently a GrandMaster level player, considered one of the best Protoss players in South America and one of the best StarCraft 2 players from Chile.

In the year 2012 he took 2nd place in the WCS National Final: Chile qualifying to the 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: South America Finals, obtaining the 9th-12th place.

He got the 2nd place on Samsung League Aperture 2012 and 1st place on Samsung League Closure 2012.

On June 2012, he was promoted to the GrandMaster league for the first time.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Chile Nationals[edit]

In June, Darkness managed to secure a spot in the World Championship Series 2012 Chile winning the WCS Chile - SC2LA Qualifier #7. Then on July 1, 2012, Darkness went to the World Championship Series 2012 Chile and placed in 2nd place after overcoming in the winner brackets Soldier, but being defeated by CruZa 1 - 2. Then on the loser bracket he took down BeAlone by 2 - 0, Kieds 2 - 1, CruZa 2 - 0, but falling in the finals vs KiLLeR 2 - 0.

World Cyber Games[edit]

WCG Pan-American Championship[edit]

After playing the Pre-qualifitacion Round to WCG Pan-American Championship on Liga Samsung Aperture 2012 he got the 2nd place, after losing vs KiLLeR on the final playoff match by 0 - 2, he secured a spot to the finals.

Then on August 25, 2012 on the WCG Pan-American Championship, playing in the Group B, he defeated ReasoN - Zeus, but loss vs Fenix. Then he got a spot on the Playoffs, obtaining the 4th place on the general, being defeatead by KiLLeR 1 - 2, and then by CatZ 1 - 2.

Samsung League[edit]

After 2 years of event, Samsung stop the funding to do Liga Samsung.[1]

2013 Samsung Summer League[edit]

On March 23, 2013, Darkness participated on the 2013 Samsung Summer League, and secured a second place after being defeated in the finals by his teammate Kieds by 2 - 3.

2012 Samsung League Aperture[edit]

He secured second place, defeated only by KiLLeR (0 - 2) in the finals.[Citation needed]

2012 Samsung League Closure[edit]

On December 18, 2012 to January 13, 2013. Darkness participated on the Samsung League 2012 Closure, and got the first place after overcoming: Painkiller, Soldier, MoZ, Kieds. Then on the final he beat SenDoh 3 - 1.

Trivia[edit]

Achievements[edit]

In A3Minor and A5Monthly tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2014-10-041stStarcraft Chilean Circuit, Main Event4 : 2 Sheep$86
2014-08-301stStarcraft Chilean Circuit, Qualifier 32 : 1 AreS$12
2013-11-032ndCopa América 2013 Season 40 : 4 MajOr$250
2013-11-011stEncuentro Gamer Araucanía 20133 : 1 Jarppi$400
2012-07-012nd2012 World Championship Series: Chile Nationals0 : 2 KiLLeR$500
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A2Major tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2018-03-113rdOSC Team Championship3 : 9$10.71
In A3Minor tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2018-10-132ndWardiTV Team League S8 Open1 : 4$4.76
2016-09-032ndDuSt League Season 30 : 4$13.75
Complete Results in any Tournament

WoL Matches[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Liga Samsung News (2014-03-01). "Comunicado Oficial: Cierre del proyecto 'Liga Samsung'". Liga Samsung 2013.