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PSISTORM Gaming

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[e][h]PSISTORM Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Manager:
Romania Iustin "'Snowden"
Team Captain:
Poland Mateusz "Gerald" Budziak
Approx. Total Winnings:
$11,413
Player earnings:
$637,953
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of players:
14
Protoss 5
Terran 5
Zerg 4
History
Created:
2014-08
Upcoming Matches
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
vs.
(Bo7)
TBD
2023-02-19 10:00:00UTC  
Recent Matches
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
4:2
(Bo7)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid TL
2023-01-01 13:00:00UTC  
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
1:3
(Bo5)
Berserker eSportsBerserker eSports BRSKR
2022-12-13 19:00:00UTC  
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
4:2
(Bo7)
Onsyde GamingOnsyde Gaming Onsyde
2022-12-11 13:30:00UTC  
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
5:1
(Bo7)
Shopify RebellionShopify Rebellion SR
2022-12-02 13:50:00UTC  
PSIS PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming
6:0
(Bo7)
CranKy DucklingsCranKy Ducklings CranKy
2022-11-25 13:40:00UTC  


PSISTORM Gaming is a Premier Team based in the United States, competing in StarCraft, Hearthstone, CS:GO and other games. For StarCraft, players include 2017 GSL Code S Season 2 Champion GuMiho, 2016 GSL Code S player and Winter 2016 Champion TRUE, WCS players EnDerr & PiLiPiLi, Dreamhack top 16 player RuFF, and other players mostly from North America.

With the catch phrase "Energizing The Game", PSISTORM GAMING, founded on the 27th of August, 2014, is a primarily Starcraft 2 organization composed of players who believe in good mannered play, enthusiastic sportsmanship, and above all, a love for the game. Originally part of KJ clan from karljay.com which has existed for over a decade from the days of BroodWar, the team has been rebranded as a new organization with sponsorship and big plans. The organization has hosted special showmatches with INcontroL, Hendralisk and EnDerr, as well casual tournaments with a significant prize pool for amateurs.

To start 2015, the team has grown to have 4 pro, 2 academy Grand Master players with all but 1 from the USA. The casual team consists of many players who organize tournaments, leagues and other events, being active differently with casting, writing articles, and other contributions. Other notable personalities joined the team, like Temp0 and Pughy.

In September and October the team has gotten international attention after signing TRUE to their pro team, to compete in the US for WCS at their game house in Virginia.

In February of 2017, the team acquired GuMiho gaining more attention within the scene.https://tl.net/forum/starcraft-2/518942-gumiho-joins-psistorm-gaming

In January of 2020 PSISTORM was acquired by American Esports. However, a few months later, the deal was rescinded due to terms not being fulfilled by AE. PSISTORM remains privately owned.

In May of 2021, PSISTORM acquired Team eXoN.

Team Leagues[edit]

The team won the DuSt League Season 1 title on November 9, 2015 with a score of 5-2 over Flipsid3 Tactics.

The team won the DuSt League Season 2 title on April 2, 2016 with a score of 4-2 over Flipsid3 Tactics.

Hosting Tournaments[edit]

In November 2015 the team held a $500 tournament just before the Blizzcon Finals to fill the gap between the end of LotV Beta and the release of the game, called Last HOTS Hurrah Tournament. Other online tourneys hosted are the 2 vs 2 series like the last $1000 PSISTORM 2v2 Cup 3.

To kick off 2016, the team organized a $1000+ LAN tournament called PSISTORM Cup on January 31st, which depending on the success will be funded as monthly events. It was held in Fairfax, VA at The Cave gaming center.

They held PSISTORM Cup 3 the 1st October 2016, again with a $1000 prize pool.

PSISTORM Cup 4 was held the 3rd of December 2016, with a $1000 prize pool.

The fifth edition of the PSISTORM Cup 5 was held the 22nd of April 2017 and boasted a $1000 prize pool.

Timeline[edit]

  • January 5, PSISTORM is now part of American Esports.[14]
  • September 5, Namshar joins the team.[15]
  • August 27, PSISTORM Gaming is founded. [55]
  • September 9, SLeet and MygraiN join the team.[Inside Source]
  • September 15, sWs joins the team.[56]
  • October 31, intense joins the team. [57]
  • November 12, Phog joins the team.[58]

Player Roster[edit]

Professional Roster[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
Israel Protoss Adonminus
(
Mark Ioshpa
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Canada Zerg Bioice
(
Jackson Wroblewski
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Russia Terran Creed
(
Andrey Romanov
)
Join Date: 
2022-07-27
United States Terran Epic
(
Alex Damian
)
Join Date: 
2016-09-24
Poland Protoss Gerald Captain
(
Mateusz Budziak
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
South Korea Terran GuMiho
(
Koh Byung-jae
)
Join Date: 
2021-07-01
Taiwan Protoss Has
(
Ke Yu Feng
)
Join Date: 
2022-10-16
United States Zerg JonSnow
(
Jarod George
)
Join Date: 
2016-12-12
Denmark Protoss MaxPax
(
Max C.
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Russia Protoss MindelVK
(
Yuriy Voyuev
)
Join Date: 
2022-11-01
Sweden Zerg Namshar
(
Christoffer Kolmodin
)
Join Date: 
2020-09-05
Russia Terran Nicoract
(
Vitaliy Mishin
)
Join Date: 
2021-12-10
France Zerg Shino
(
Maxime Hego
)
Join Date: 
2022-06-30
Mexico Terran SpeCial
(
Juan Carlos Tena Lopez
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26

Academy Roster[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
United States Protoss BeNeFiT
(
Isaiah Byun
)
Join Date: 
2022-01-10
Sweden Zerg Cellsidus
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Poland Protoss Daniello
(
Daniel Kogut
)
Join Date: 
2022-07-15
Canada Zerg Drikett
(
Ryan McNalty
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
United States Zerg EndOfLine
(
Erik Faden
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-30
United States Zerg ETpwnHome
(
Elijah Karnes
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Ukraine Protoss Gref
(
Rostislav Smachilo
)
Join Date: 
2022-08-27
Lithuania Protoss GuitarKing
(
)
Join Date: 
2022-01-30
United States Protoss Hupsaiya
(
Andrew Churchill
)
Join Date: 
2022-01-04
Germany Terran PureVenoM
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-11-16
United States Protoss ReSpOnSe
(
Jonathan Layman
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
United States Terran RuFF
(
Jesse Hall
)
Join Date: 
2016-03-03
United States Protoss Ryan
(
Ryan Gast
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
United States Protoss Taldan
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26

Inactive[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
Canada Terran MaSa
(
Maru Kim
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Canada Zerg NoRegreT
(
Jake Umpleby
)
Join Date: 
2018-11-30
Italy Zerg Ryosis
(
Alessandro Rossi
)
Join Date: 
2019-03-25
China Protoss Sakura
(
Wang Zhiyao
)
Join Date: 
2019-03-05
United States Terran Skyler
(
Barny Yu
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
China Zerg Spy
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
United States Zerg Suppy
(
Conan Liu
)
Join Date: 
2018-12-05
Sweden Zerg Zanster
(
Anton Dahlström
)
Join Date: 
2017-05-18

Former Players[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
South Korea Terran Apocalypse
(
Kim Min Hyung
)
Join Date: 
2015-10-11
Leave Date: 
2015-11-30
 
DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming DuSt Gaming
United States Protoss Arium
(
Samson Nazaryan
)
Join Date: 
2015-09-03
Leave Date: 
2016-01-18
 
Retired
Sweden Terran Avokado
(
Emil Kronberg
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2022-01-31
 
Alien eSportsAlien eSports Alien eSports
United States Zerg CalebAracous
(
Caleb Jones
)
Join Date: 
2016-04-03
Leave Date: 
2017-04-05
 
Rival GamingRival Gaming Rival Gaming
Mexico Zerg Cham
(
Pablo Cham Blanco
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-07-01
 
Team GPTeam GP Team GP
China Protoss CNProtoss
(
Shen Tong
)
Join Date: 
2015-09-18
Leave Date: 
2018-03-06
 
Retired
United States Protoss Creature
(
Adam Block
)
Join Date: 
2018-02-14
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
India Zerg DemiLove
(
Varun Immanuel
)
Join Date: 
2015-05-14
Leave Date: 
2016-05-19
 
DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming DuSt Gaming
Canada Protoss DisK
(
Alexandre Corriveau
)
Join Date: 
2016-??-??
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
United States Terran Dolan
(
Paul Dolan
)
Join Date: 
2018-12-05
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
Archangel GamingArchangel Gaming Archangel Gaming
Philippines Zerg EnDerr
(
Caviar Acampado
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-01
Leave Date: 
2016-08-01
 
OSC EliteOSC Elite OSC Elite
Germany Protoss ForJumy
(
Julian Milz
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-09-09
 
Berserker eSportsBerserker eSports Berserker eSports
United States Zerg fullheart
(
Mike Harward
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-10-12
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
South Korea Terran GuMiho
(
Koh Byung-jae
)
Join Date: 
2017-02-02
Leave Date: 
2019-12-31
 
Military service
United States Zerg Hunta
(
Zack Farmakes
)
Join Date: 
2018-12-05
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
United States Terran intense
(
Andrew Pirelli
)
Join Date: 
2014-10-31
Leave Date: 
2015-10-05
 
mYinsanitymYinsanity mYinsanity
United States Terran Jheffe
(
Christoper Hefferon
)
Join Date: 
2016-06-09
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
Archangel GamingArchangel Gaming Archangel Gaming
United States Protoss Lucky
(
Daniel Elmblad
)
Join Date: 
2018-01-24
Leave Date: 
2018-11-12
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Nado
(
Kim Han Byeol
)
Join Date: 
2016-08-11
Leave Date: 
2018-03-06
 
Retired
United States Protoss Nina
(
Nina Qual
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-12-22
 
License to KillLicense to Kill License to Kill
United States Protoss Ninja
(
Patrick Robb
)
Join Date: 
2017-??-??
Leave Date: 
2019-09-12
Canada Zerg NoRegreT
(
Jake Umpleby
)
Join Date: 
2015-06-29
Leave Date: 
2016-09-11
 
N3rd Street GamersN3rd Street Gamers N3rd Street Gamers
Canada Zerg NYK
(
Spencer Gaunt
)
Join Date: 
2015-07-29
Leave Date: 
2016-11-14
 
Retired
South Korea Protoss PartinG
(
Won Lee Sak
)
Join Date: 
2019-05-12
Leave Date: 
2019-11-12
 
Player 1Player 1 Player 1
Switzerland Zerg PengWin
(
Stefan Mott
)
Join Date: 
2016-07-15
Leave Date: 
2019-12-31
United States Zerg Phog
(
Drew Roberts
)
Join Date: 
2014-11-12
Leave Date: 
2018-03-06
 
Retired
Kazakhstan Protoss PiLiPiLi
(
Pavel Pilipenko
)
Join Date: 
2015-11-12
Leave Date: 
2019-02-01
 
Kosmos EsportsKosmos Esports Kosmos Esports
South Korea Zerg RagnaroK
(
Shin Hee Bum
)
Join Date: 
2018-04-03
Leave Date: 
2019-06-14
 
Chivo SCChivo SC Chivo SC
United States Protoss Raze
(
Jay Whipple
)
Join Date: 
2018-12-05
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
ROOT GamingROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
United States Protoss Ruiyichi
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-??-??
 
Apprentice EsportsApprentice Esports Apprentice Esports
United States Zerg Silky
(
Nick McNeese
)
Join Date: 
2017-02-28
Leave Date: 
2021-03-13
 
Retired
United States Zerg SLeet
(
Anton Bischoff-Fredrick
)
Join Date: 
2014-09-09
Leave Date: 
2019-02-01
 
Retired
Spain Zerg SouLeer
(
Victor Rabadán Julià
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-10-30
Norway Zerg StekepaNNe
(
Joakim Halgunset
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-09-10
 
Retired
Russia Protoss Strange
(
Alexey Solyakov
)
Join Date: 
2016-09-28
Leave Date: 
2018-04-04
 
Team BlacerTeam Blacer Team Blacer
United States Terran Sugar
(
Austin Kim
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-??
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
Alpha XAlpha X Alpha X
France Terran Sweetzy
(
Nicolas Pavy
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-08-31
United States Protoss sWs
(
Stephen Schneider
)
Join Date: 
2014-09-15
Leave Date: 
2015-03-15
 
DuSt GamingDuSt Gaming DuSt Gaming
United States Terran TAGurPRGNANT
(
Preston Tung
)
Join Date: 
2017-05-18
Leave Date: 
2019-09-12
 
Retired
Peru Protoss tavo
(
Gustavo Castillo
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-26
Leave Date: 
2021-08-05
 
Unidos por el VicioUnidos por el Vicio Unidos por el Vicio
United Kingdom Protoss TeebuL
(
Haseeb Ishaq
)
Join Date: 
2021-05-03
Leave Date: 
2021-08-24
 
Genesis GamingGenesis Gaming Genesis Gaming
Finland Protoss TheMusZero
(
Iiro Kumpulainen
)
Join Date: 
2021-09-20
Leave Date: 
2022-01-17
 
Alien eSportsAlien eSports Alien eSports
United States Zerg Towelie
(
Ryan Pannell
)
Join Date: 
2016-10-02
Leave Date: 
2017-05-18
 
Retired
United States Protoss Trace
(
Adam Kasparoff
)
Join Date: 
2017-08-23
Leave Date: 
2018-04-23
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg TRUE
(
Bang Tae Soo
)
Join Date: 
2015-09-29
Leave Date: 
2020-06-15
 
Military service
South Korea Terran universe
(
)
Join Date: 
2021-12-10
Leave Date: 
2022-08-10
 
Team GPTeam GP Team GP
United States Zerg WarreN
(
Dylan Warren
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-18
Leave Date: 
2019-09-11
 
Archangel GamingArchangel Gaming Archangel Gaming

Organization[edit]

Admins[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
United States FreeedomKJ Garcia Owner / Manager
United States Archnog Minority Owner
United States XodiiumNate Stewart Co-Owner
United States FilthyRakeDamen Knight Co-Owner
United States GwopBryan Andersen Director of Operations
Canada DrikettRyan McNalty Director of Competitions
Romania SnowdenIustin StarCraft 2 Manager

Staff[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
United States KenjiMuyo Manager
United States PanicSwitched Manager
Philippines DLSMIZELMizel delos Santos Head of Design & Media
Canada NoRegreTJake Umpleby Marketing Manager
United States RuFFJesse Hall Content Manager
United States Cyan Community Manager
United States Wheva Producer and Tournament Director
United States ETpwnHomeElijah Karnes StarCraft 2 Assistant Manager
United States RyanRyan Gast StarCraft 2 Player Coordinator
United States TaldanNate Spanier Tournament Admin
United States NYLee Staff
United States thorn969Matthew Medina Staff

Content Creators[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
Russia BassetSergey Anisimov Content Creator
United States ChickenmanMontana West Streamer & Content Creator
United States DaveTestaDavid Testa Streamer & Content Creator
United States FlorencioFlorencio Virgen Jr. Content Creator
Canada SteadfastDave Loose Commentator
United States Temp0Kwame Mensah Staff
Canada UpATreeSalvatore Damore Streamer & Content Creator

Team Achievements[edit]

In A2Major Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentScoreVsPrize
2018-03-113rdOSC Team Championship: Season– : –$1,000
2018-03-112ndOSC Team Championship 20177 : 14Exeed EsportsExeed Esports$150
In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentScoreVsPrize
2022-07-311stAlpha X SDC Team Rumble4 : 1Team SuperTeam Super$150
2022-02-061stKoprulu League Season 21: Division 14 : 3Genesis GamingGenesis Gaming$100
2019-08-131stPSISTORM vs R00T Gaming - 4v49 : 1ROOT GamingROOT Gaming$100
2019-08-131stPSISTORM vs R00T Gaming1 : 0ROOT GamingROOT Gaming$200
2017-05-102ndDuSt League Season 42 : 4ROOT GamingROOT Gaming$135
2017-02-121stThe Nydus $150 Super Clan War4 : 2Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club$100
2016-04-031stDuSt League Season 24 : 2Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics$300
2015-11-081stDuSt League Season 15 : 2Flipsid3 TacticsFlipsid3 Tactics$300
Complete list of results in any tournament

Statistics[edit]

Earnings Statistics

Team Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A2Major0112
A3Minor71311
Total72413

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A1Premier2147
A2Major14131946
A3Minor234275329838
Total250289352891
Note: This table shows the medals won by players
in 1v1 events while on the team.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]