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Neuro

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[e][h] Neuro
Player Information
Name:
Austin Filsinger
Nationality:
Born:
October 10, 1989 (age 33)
Race:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$1,867
Approx. Winnings 2022:
$70
Years active:
2010
2012 - Present
Links
History
2015-10-14 — 2016-09-29
2016-09-29 — Present
Recent Matches
Neuro  United States
0:2
(Bo3)
South Korea  Solar
2022-11-28 00:00:23UTC  
Neuro  United States
2:0
(Bo3)
France  Syrril
2022-11-28 00:00:14UTC  
Neuro  United States
0:2
(Bo3)
China  Firefly
2022-11-14 00:00:10UTC  
Neuro  United States
0:2
(Bo3)
Taiwan  Rex
2022-10-31 00:00:10UTC  
Neuro  United States
1:2
(Bo3)
Canada  Jason
2022-10-24 00:00:13UTC  


Austin "Neuro" Filsinger (born October 10, 1989) is an American Zerg player who is currently playing for ROOT Gaming.

After earning a Bachelor's of Science in Cognitive Science at UTD, he played online poker in Vancouver, Canada. During the poker venture, he studied books on managing tilt and improving mindset and seeks to bring this advantage to eSports. He started streaming in 2013 and reached GM on NA server in August of 2014.

Playstyle[edit]

Neuro tends to play solid, macro-oriented styles off of a Hatch/Gas/Pool build in every matchup. He started using TheCore hotkey layout by JaKaTaK in early 2015 and often tries to create advantages with multi-pronged harassment and rapid expanding. The Overseer's Contaminate ability and Nydus Network usage are among his signature tactics.

In Beta[edit]

Neuro gained prominence in the Starcraft 2 community during the LotV beta. He exclusively streamed the LotV beta even while most players continued playing HotS until the release of LotV.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

In November 2015, he was signed by Exile5. He left Exile5 in August of 2016 and joined ROOT Gaming in September 2016 as a streamer, content creator and coach.

Trivia[edit]

  • Neuro studied Cognitive Science at University of Texas, Dallas.
  • He played Heroes of Newerth at a competitive level from 2010-2012
  • StarCraft II is his first RTS game
  • Neuro has run a marathon (26.2 miles / 42.2 km)
  • He plays the viola
  • He lived at the CSN gaming house in Atlanta, GA with Polt, Violet, and JaKaTaK for 6 months

Achievements[edit]

In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2021-05-071stNeuro vs. Gemini WoL Show MatchROOT GamingROOT Gaming4 : 3$150
2019-05-225thTwitch Rivals: StarCraft 2 Streamer Showdown NAROOT GamingROOT Gaming– : –$1,063
2019-03-206thTwitch Rivals: StarCraft 2 Arcade Showdown NAROOT GamingROOT Gaming– : –$350
2018-01-141stAfreeca World Team League
ROOT Gaming
4 : 0Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club$133.33
2017-06-162ndFilthy NA Cup Weekly #29ROOT GamingROOT Gaming0 : 3$25
2017-06-031stWardiTV Team League Season 7 Americas Division
ROOT Gaming
4 : 1DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming$31.25
2017-05-101stDuSt League Season 4
ROOT Gaming
4 : 2PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming$18
2015-11-083rdDuSt League Season 1
Team Exile5
4 : 2DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming$3.13
In A4Basic Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2022-01-211stPSISTORM Celebrity Showmatch Series Match 2ROOT GamingROOT Gaming4 : 2$70
2018-04-061stProxy Tempest Open Cup 92ROOT GamingROOT Gaming3 : 2$15
Complete list of results in any tournament

Matches[edit]

ZvP[edit]

ZvZ[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Protoss0 - 20 %0 - 20 %0 - 40 %0 - 40 %0 - 120 %
as Zerg46 - 10829.9 %39 - 8132.5 %73 - 10341.5 %2 - 250 %160 - 29435.2 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-11 - 1345.8 %11 - 1345.8 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A3Minor1102
Total1102

References[edit]