Optimus

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Player Information
Name:
Vincent Klerks
Birth:
August 24, 1995 (1995-08-24) (age 23)
Country:
Race:
Nicknames:
Optimus, ATOptimus
Total Earnings:
$8,480.42
WCS Circuit rank:
Links
History
2012-??-?? - 2013-??-??
2013-12-03 - 2017-01-01
2017-01-02 - 2018-01-05
2018-01-15 - Present

Vincent "Optimus" Klerks is a Dutch Terran player, currently playing for Team RevolutioN.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

In October 2012, Optimus started playing competitively, going to his first LAN event, The Reality XII, where he got third place. In the beginning of 2013, he participated in the Frag-o-Matic 15.0 Wings Of Liberty competition, where he got 7-8th place.

Heart Of The Swarm[edit]

During the Heart of the Swarm beta, Optimus went to Frag-o-Matic 15.0 to participate in the Wings Of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm competition, where he got second place, losing 3-1 in the finals to PoYo.

A month later, he went to The Party 11, where he got 4th, after beating notable Dutch competitors, such as aGaham, Darkomicron and SushiLicious. In October 2013, Optimus qualified for the PROG4MER Season 2 Finals where he got third place, winning his first cash prize money. One week after the PROG4MER Season 2 Finals, he traveled to the Bonami Game Tournaments that hosted a StarCraft II tournament. In the Bonami Game Tournaments StarCraft II competition, he got third place winning himself €50.

Only a few weeks after the tournament, he went to the next LAN, The Reality XIV, where he got second place losing 3-0 to uThermal in the grand finals, winning €150 and hardware. Shortly after the tournament, Optimus decided to leave the team Mouse Control.

On December 3, 2013, AT Gaming signed Optimus.[1]

In 2014, Optimus went to the third edition of the Bonami Game Tournaments, representing his new team AT Gaming. aGaham was the other notable participant, whom Optimus beat 2-1 in the Winner Bracket finals. Being up 1-0 in the finals, he met aGaham again. Eventually, aGaham managed to win 3-2 over Optimus, giving the Dutch Terran player another second place.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

On January 1, 2017 Optimus joins to Dead Pixels after leaving AT Gaming[2].

Achievements[edit]

In A1Premier tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2017-04-2825 - 32nd2017 WCS Austin0-2Grp S.$1,000
In A3Minor and A5Monthly tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2017-11-302ndThermyCup #10 : 3 Harstem$107
2017-07-041stNA Ladder Heroes Monthly May 20173 : 0 TAiLS$200
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2018-04-222ndStarCraft II: NationWars V3 : 5$3,855.5
Complete Results in any Tournament

References[edit]

  1. LoLBanelor (2013-12-03). "AT.SC2 gets two young additions". ATGaming.eu. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  2. Dead Pixels (2017-01-01). "Optimus joins Dead Pixels". Dead Pixels. Retrieved 2017-01-01.