Alex Tarkoff is a Grandmaster Zerg player from Aliso Viejo, California. Guitarcheese has consistently held top Grandmaster in North American Ladder and has achieved Grandmaster on Korean Ladder. He has competed in multiple tournaments such as the IEM Season VIII - New York qualifiers and 2013 MLG Spring Championship in which he lost 0-2 to Grubby.
Heart of the Swarm
On October 17, 2013, Guitarcheese joined Deimos Esports.
On December 15, Guitarcheese participated and took home $150 after winning the Retro Map Championship.
On April 3–5, 2014, Guitarcheese participated in the No Dice Invitational 3. He went 4-0 in his first group, and then went on to the next group stages winner's match, beating Symbol 2-0. He fell just short of advancing to the final 4, losing 0-2 to Petraeus and 1-2 to Symbol in a rematch.
Guitarcheese competed in MLG Anaheim 2014. He was knocked into the losers bracket in round 4 losing 0-2 to Alicia. In the losers bracket he fell out of the tournament losing 0-2 to Bomber in round 8, barely not making it into the Championship Bracket.
In the 2014 Season 3 WCS America Challenger League Season Qualifiers, Guitarcheese qualified for Challenger League including wins over JimRising, Kane, and Cowman. He would then advance into Premier League, with a 3-1 win over Suppy, where he eventually lost in the round of 32.
|In Minor and Monthly tournaments|
|2017-12-31||1st||PsiX MVP Cup #3||2 : 0||Jinn||$30|
|2017-10-27||1st||PsiX MVP Cup #2||3 : 0||Flume||$30|
|2014-06-07||1st||SoCal eSports LAN Circuit 2014 - Chino Hills||1 : 0||Intense||$250|
|2013-12-15||1st||Retro Map Championship||4 : 1||Envious||$150|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|