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Rob

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[e][h] Rob
Player Information
Name:
Robbie Plata
Nationality:
Born:
February 28, 1997 (age 25)
Race:
Alternate IDs:
KingTesla, DatBoiTesla, Tesla, Audien, Robbie
Approx. Total Winnings:
$5,399
Approx. Winnings 2022:
$50
Years active:
2014
2016 - Present
Links
History
2015-10-28 — 2016-05-11
2016-05-11 — 2017-01-08
2017-01-08 — 2018-12-05
2019-01-29 — Present
Recent Matches
Rob  United States
0:2
(Bo3)
United States  Nina
2022-09-15 22:00:10UTC  
Rob  United States
1:3
(Bo5)
United States  Reaper
2022-09-14 00:00:00UTC  
Rob  United States
2:0
(Bo3)
United States  Nina
2022-09-13 22:00:05UTC  
Rob  United States
0:2
(Bo3)
South Korea  ByuN
2022-09-12 00:00:25UTC  
Rob  United States
2:0
(Bo3)
Canada  DisK
2022-09-12 00:00:20UTC  


Robbie "Rob" Plata (born February 28, 1997) is an American Protoss player who is currently playing for ROOT Gaming.

He is previously known as Tesla.

Biography[edit]

Rob is a GM on the Americas server. He regularly competes in team leagues and regional events.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

Tesla started playing Starcraft II shortly after its launch in 2010. Observing his siblings playing Brood War growing up Tesla was motivated to try the game. At a young age, Tesla had discovered a passion for Starcraft II. With the assistance of his older brother, he began traveling to play competitively at several MLG events from 2011 onward.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

Though Tesla had competed at events, he had never officially joined a team due to disinterest. After competing at a local event in Philadelphia near the end of Heart of the Swarm, Tesla had made connections with Rival Gaming and decided to join the roster.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

Legacy of the Void being a very different game from the previous expansions, Tesla wanted to capitalize on the opportunity. Practicing a lot during his first semester of college, Tesla managed to do well in clan wars for Rival Gaming. In the second semester of Tesla's freshman year of college, he had discovered another Starcraft II player went to his school. They later created a team to compete in the Collegiate Starleague. The Temple University Starcraft team was rewarded for their good performance in the league. They had been flown out to Dreamhack Austin to compete against UC Berkeley in the Finals, as well as compete in the main event. Deciding to pursue different opportunities, this would be the last event Tesla played for Rival Gaming. Short after, Tesla joined Team Ascension which would go on to become Sloth E-Sports Club. Temple Starcraft would go on to become 2016 and 2017 runner-ups in CSL until it won first place in the 2018 season with the addition of Suppy.

Trivia[edit]

  • Played MarineKingPrime at his first MLG Circuit event.
  • Reached Grandmaster at 15 years of age.
  • Co-founder Temple Starcraft Club
  • 2016 & 2017 runner up in Collegiate Star League
  • 2018 Collegiate Star League Champions
  • Given the nickname PrankToss at offline events for silly ladder games

Achievements[edit]

In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2019-08-132ndPSISTORM vs R00T GamingROOT GamingROOT Gaming0 : 1PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming$0
2019-08-132ndPSISTORM vs R00T Gaming - 1v1ROOT GamingROOT Gaming0 : 1$10
2019-08-132ndPSISTORM vs R00T Gaming - 4v4ROOT GamingROOT Gaming9 : 1PSISTORM GamingPSISTORM Gaming$25
2019-05-191stGrandmaster Battle Royale #7ROOT GamingROOT Gaming– : –$100
2019-05-142ndJason vs Rob Bo69ROOT GamingROOT Gaming30 : 35$202
2019-04-202ndCheeseadelphia 9ROOT GamingROOT Gaming0 : 4$625
2018-07-082ndSpicy League: Civil WarPennsylvania3 : 4Minnesota$18.75
2018-01-142ndAfreeca World Team LeagueSloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club0 : 4ROOT GamingROOT Gaming$25
In A4Basic Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2019-10-081stGM Show Matches by Drikett Show Match 75ROOT GamingROOT Gaming3 : 0$40
2018-06-301stPlaty-pro Weekly #26Sloth E-Sports ClubSloth E-Sports Club3 : 2$20
Complete list of results in any tournament

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Protoss104 - 11148.4 %111 - 12447.2 %75 - 10342.1 %3 - 260 %293 - 34046.3 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-1 - 233.3 %0 - 0-1 - 233.3 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A3Minor1359
Total1359

References[edit]