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[e][h] intense
Player Information
Andrew Pirelli
October 25, 1997 (1997-10-25) (age 22)
Alternate IDs:
intense555, turkeyneck, aiRintense
Total Earnings:
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2013-10-13 — 2014-01-15
2014-01-20 — 2014-10-28
2014-10-31 — 2015-10-05
2015-10-05 — 2016-08-23

Andrew "intense" Pirelli is an American Terran player who is currently teamless.


Intense is a High School student.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

2013 MLG Spring Championship[edit]

In the 2013 MLG Spring Championship Intense had the deepest run of any active High School Starleague player, and the second deepest run of all active and former HSL players, which was done be Xenocider. Intense won his first match in the winner's bracket against Trimaster by forfeit, but was then knocked into the loser's bracket after losing 0-2 against Evil Geniuses's HuK. In the loser's bracket, Intense went 2-0 against the American Zerg Cosmoscm, until a 0-2 loss against the Canadian Protoss desRow of FXOpen eSports eliminated Intense from the tournament in the 3rd round of the loser's bracket.

  • On October 13, 2013, Intense was announced as a member of the ROOT Gaming academy.[1]

2014 MLG Anaheim[edit]

In the 2014 MLG Anaheim Intense defeated Solaris Gaming's Silky 2-1 before falling to the loser's bracket with an 0-2 loss to the Korean player NesTea. In the loser bracket, Intense went on to eliminate TheoRy 2-0, prokiller 2-0, WardeN 2-0, and skatekid 2-0. His run finally came to an end with an 0-2 loss to Harstem. He was able to place 49-64th at Anaheim, one of the best American placements.

The Breakout Invitational 3[edit]

In The Breakout Invitational 3 Intense was able to "breakout" placing 1st for the first time in his career, winning $1,000.39. In the group stages, Intense fell early 1-2 to Bails, but was able to bounce back with a win against PandaBearMe 2-0 and advance out of the group with revenge against Bails 2-1, finishing with 2nd place in his group behind only JonSnow. Between the group stages and the playoffs, Intense was able to participate in a for fun showmatch against an already established pro gamer where he played qxc, which he unfortunately lost 0-2. Going into the playoffs however, Intense was able to defeat Midday 3-1, and destroy Kelazhur in the finals with a score of 4-0.


On October 5, 2015 it was announced that Intense joined mYinsanity.[4]


In A3Minor and A5Monthly tournaments
2015-05-302ndG1K SoCal LAN - Tournament II - 20152 : 2 HuK$265
2015-05-112ndPress Start LAN - Irvine 20150 : 4 Jaedong$500
2014-10-191stThe Breakout Invitational III4 : 0 Kelazhur$1,000
2014-06-072ndSoCal eSports LAN Circuit 2014 - Chino Hills0 : 1 Guitarcheese$125
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A3Minor tournaments
2015-05-111stPress Start LAN - Irvine 2015
2014-04-131st2014 Deimos Esports Team League5 : 1$113.93
Complete Results in any Tournament



The rivalry between JonSnow and Intense is quite new. The two of them have recently played many qualifiers and games against eachother, and often trading games and providing excellent matches and content. The start of the rivalry began during The Breakout Invitational 3, when the two of them ironically never even matched against eachother, despite being placed in the same group. JonSnow being favored to win the tournament as he was the only returning player from previous seasons, known as the redemption Zerg, Intense was able to pull it out, with JonSnow only able to place 3-4. Then in the 32 Boys 1 Cup, the two of them had the opportunity to finally match against eachother, creating one of the most hyped matches to see as they are two of the best upcoming American players in the scene. JonSnow was able to kind of steal some vengeance as he was able to defeat the Breakout champ 2-1. Unfortunately for JonSnow however, only 3 days later the two of them once again faced off in the IEM Season IX San Jose United States where Intense was able to defeat him 2-0. These two players also participate in the same practice group, often playing eachother as they are battling for the top of the standings regularly in house.[5] Continue to watch for the two of these players to continue to grind to the top of the America's, with high likelihoods of many future matches and beef to come.





Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
as 0 - 0-0 - 0-2 - 0100 %0 - 0-2 - 0100 %
as 104 - 7956.8 %79 - 5957.2 %123 - 9157.5 %6 - 0100 %312 - 22957.7 %

Earnings Statistics

Medal Statistics

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