Jared "PiG" Krensel is a Zerg player from Australia, living in Sydney. He played Warcraft III casually before StarCraft II without any history in competitive gaming. He is known for his recent improvement in all matchups and playstyles since deciding to play full-time with Tt eSports.
In his personal life, PiG studied Media Communication at the University of Sydney but is currently delaying his degree to focus on pro gaming.
Wings Of Liberty
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His first tournament was a Cityhunter anniversary offline festival in July/August 2010, and soon after played a 2v2 tournament with his brother in which the pair took out the all-star team of mOOnGLaDe and Herbz in the group stages. After that he excelled with a few top3 placings at local Sydney LAN tournaments. Also on road to improvement, PiG took 3rd place in an NA ESL tournament as he massed tournaments on the NA server for practice.
PiG finished in third place at the Australian WCG National Finals in October 2011, despite falling to the lower bracket in the first round.
Intel Extreme Masters
IEM Season VII Singapore
World Championship Series
2012 WCS Australia Nationals
From August 10 to August 11, 2012, PiG participated in the World Championship Series 2012 Australia. PiG defeated Ninja, EdgE, tgun, and mOOnGlaDe in order to advance in to the finals. In the finals, PiG faced mOOnGlaDe once more. After defeating him by a score of 1-2, 2-0, PiG grabbed first place. He was less successful the following day at the World Championship Series Oceania event. He defeated JazBas 2-0 in the first round, but was then defeated by mOOnGLaDe 0-2 and in the loser's bracket by Light 0-2, ending his run.
2013 WCS America Challenger Qualifiers
On September 20, 2013, PiG attempted to qualify for the WCS America Challenger League, but failed this first qualifier by losing to Jig in the finals.
On September 28, 2013, PiG attempted during this second qualifier to qualify for Challenger League again, but lost to Guitarcheese in the semifinals, thus ending his attempts to qualify for WCS America Challenger for season 3.
- Formerly played for the sponsored team Tt eSPORTS as the SEA region representative.
- Previously Studied Media Communication at the University of Sydney.[Citation needed]
- Delayed his university degree in June 2011 and became a full-time coach to support himself.
- Known for wearing his pig hat while streaming games or shows.[Citation needed]
- Hosts several streaming shows such as PiG's POV which analyse replays or give insight into the game.
- Played Protoss in Beta without knowing how the Warpgate research helped as it meant you couldn't queue units up.[Citation needed]
- Also in Beta, PiG changed race to Terran and Thor rushed every game.[Citation needed]
- PiG was invited to ONOG i2 $5,000 Invitational by popular vote.
- Was featured in an APM video
|In Major tournaments|
|2016-02-14||1st||2016 WCS Winter Regional Challengers: Oceania, SEA, Japan||3 : 0||iaguz||$1,000|
|2016-02-14||2nd||2016 WCS Winter Regional Challengers: Oceania, SEA, Japan||2 : 4||Petraeus||$1,500|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
|In Premier Team Leagues|
|2015-11-21||NationWars III Qualifiers||All Kill of Japan|
|PiG||Ruins of Seras||Vaisravana|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
- 2017-07-31 | Why Make a Baneling Nest? (ZvZ) - PiG vs JimRising by Shaft of Polygon Gaming
- PiG vs VTFuture G1
- PiG vs VTFuture G2
- PiG vs tgun
- PiG vs Spanishiwa
- PiG's POV: Replay Analysis Show #1
- PiG's POV: Replay Analysis Show #5
First Person View Match VODS
- 2014-09-27 | Interview with the SEA crew: Livibee, Blysk and PiG by John "JoRoSaR" Sargent at 2014 DreamHack Open: Stockholm
- 2014-06-16 | Richard Lewis interviews Jared "PiG" Krensel by Richard Lewis of cadred.org at 2014 Dreamhack Open: Summer
- 2014-01-15 | Your New Challenger: PiG! by dot89 of Team Exile5
- 2013-11-19 | Interview with Australian player x5PiG by Qharmonix
- 2013-07-10 | About the skillgap between Koreans & Foreigners, eSport infrastructures and more by Khaldor
- 2012-07-16 | ACL Melbourne Interview With Starcraft 2 Champion Tt.PiG by Livibee of aclpro.com
- 2012-11-26 | Jared "Tt.PiG" Krensel @ IEM Singapore by Joonjoewong of wunder.me at IEM Season VII - Singapore
- 2011-11-25 | Interview with Jared "PiG" Krensel! by Maynarde of sc2sea.com