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Player Information
Kristoffer Marthinsen
(1990-04-15) April 15, 1990 (age 31)
Alternate IDs:
Total Earnings:
Years Active:
2010 - 2015
2011-03-26 — 2012-??-??
2012-04-11 — 2012-11-06
2013-05-17 — 2014-01-15
2014-04-17 — 2015-07-19

Kristoffer "TargA" Marthinsen (born April 15, 1990) is a retired Norwegian Zerg player.

He previously played for Team Dignitas,[1] but left in January 2014.[2] He mainly competed in SEA tournaments, but also competed in the IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev. In September 2012 TargA moved back to Europe to focus on his pro gaming career.

TargA was also a member of the social clan Team inFinity


TargA is currently studying in Australia and he's a former Warcraft III player. He had strong placings in Norwegian tournaments and LANs, he also qualified for IeSF Grand Final 2010 in Daegu, South Korea.[3] TargA previously joined Team inFinity on March 26, 2011,[4] however switched teams to Mindfreak eSports on April 11, 2012.[5] As of November 6, 2012 Mindfreak has ceased support for their PC titles, citing a "Focus on console gaming".[6]


After completing his tenure as a moderately successful Warcraft III player, TargA began competing on the European ladder in Wings of Liberty, taking down such names as Revenant and Deneb.

TargA would place well in future ESL tournament on SEA, once defeating mOOnGLaDe of Australia 3-2. TargA also placed well in a couple of SC2SEA Community opens, and was a grandmaster on NA, one of few SEA players to achieve that rank at the time.

After a surprising run through the NASL 2 Semi Open, TargA managed to qualify for the third season of the NASL.

IGN ProLeague[edit]

IPL Season 4[edit]

From October 27 to October 28, 2011, TargA participated in the IPL 4 Australian Qualifiers. To start off the tournament, TargA was placed in Group A. After advancing through his group with a score of 3-1, TargA advanced in to the playoffs. In the playoffs, TargA was able to defeat iaguz, SenSei, and deth and then ended up facing Rossi. He wasn't able to advance in to the finals after losing to Rossi by a score of 0-2 and fell to the losers' bracket match against YoonYJ. TargA defeated YoonYJ by a score of 2-0 and advanced in to the finals at a shot for revenge. However, in the finals, TargA wasn't able to defeat Rossi and lost to him again by a score of 1-2/1-2 and had to settle for second place.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Norway Nationals[edit]

On July 28, 2012, TargA participated in the World Championship Series: Norway Nationals. TargA defeated KarateKyle and fubb before he lost to Seriously and fell in to the losers bracket. In the losers bracket, TargA took out CheesyJunk and Snute before falling to Noticimus by a score of 1-2 and took 3rd place.

DreamHack Open Valencia[edit]

In the weekend of the 25 and 26 September, TargA participated in the DreamHack Open: Valencia where he beat ForGG and ended his first group stage without a single map dropped. In Group Stage #2 he ended up in a tough group with VortiX, Socke and Adelscott. In this group he only lost to Socke and thus ended 1st in his group.

The playoffs were where TargA surprised everyone. After taking down fan favourite LucifroN and HerO he then had to take on TaeJa in the semifinals and lost to him by a score of 2-0.

SpillExpo 2012[edit]

In the first weekend of December 2012, TargA arrived at SpillExpo 2012 where he was to compete in both a Norwegian National Championship and the SpillExpo Invitational 2012. He got first place in both tournaments. He defeated both Eiki and Icho in the Norwegian Championship. Then later on, he won against the 2012 World Championship Series: Norway Nationals champion Noticimus and the Swedish Team Dignitas player Bischu in the invitational tournament, bringing home two victories in on the same day.



In A1Premier tournaments
2012-09-233 - 4thDreamHack EIZO Open: ValenciaMindfreakMindfreak0 : 2 TaeJa$3,045.98
In A2Major tournaments
2015-01-251 - 32nd2015 WCS Season 1 Challenger LeagueImaginary GamingImaginary Gaming$0
2014-10-041st2014 GigaconImaginary GamingImaginary Gaming3 : 1 Snitchables$3,902
2014-02-172ndbLAN 2014 WinterZZZZZ3 : 4 Snute$1,622
2013-10-032ndSørlanet 2013Team DignitasTeam Dignitas5 : 5 Snute$1,681.99
2012-12-021stNorwegian Championship SpillExpo 2012MindfreakMindfreak4 : 1 Eiki$2,642.02
In A3Minor tournaments
2015-03-211stKomplett BarCraft Experience IIImaginary GamingImaginary Gaming3 : 1 Snute$992.27
2014-12-161stGo4SC2 November 2014Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 1 Revolver$375.35
2014-09-102ndGo4SC2 August 2014Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming0 : 3 YoDa$193.84 Norwegian StarLeagueZZZZZ2 : 4 Snute$454.28
2014-02-222ndNemean LAN 2014ZZZZZ0 : 3 Snute$1,645.78
2013-11-102nd2nd Official eSN Norwegian ChampionshipsTeam DignitasTeam Dignitas$648.44
2012-10-061stPolarParty 21MindfreakMindfreak4 : 1 Icho$1,055.88
2012-04-222ndACLPro SydneyMindfreakMindfreak0 : 2 mOOnGLaDe$518.61
2011-10-012ndTeamSpeak TL Open #26ZZZZZ0 : 3 Hack$50
2011-05-081stSEA Masters Cup 3Team inFinityTeam inFinity3 : 2 Yekke$107.14
In A4Basic tournaments
2014-12-221stGo4SC2 Premium Qualifier December 2014 Cup 4Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 0 Elazer$61.14
2014-11-241stGo4SC2 Premium Qualifier November 2014 Cup 4Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 0 Tefel$62.20
2014-10-121stGo4SC2 Cup 413Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming3 : 0 Tefel$126.46
2014-08-241stGo4SC2 Cup 399Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 0 YoDa$131.92
2014-08-111stGo4SC2 Premium Qualifier August 2014 Cup 2Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 0 MarineLorD$66.93
2014-08-101stGo4SC2 Cup 395Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming3 : 2 Tefel$134.06
2013-04-041stGo4SC2 Premium Qualifier April 2013 Cup 13 : 2 Tefel$64.23
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
2014-07-261stNationWars II by O'Gaming TVNorwayNorway4 : 2MexicoMexico$4,869.33
In A2Major tournaments
2014-01-191stNationWars by O'Gaming TVNorwayNorway4 : 1RussiaRussia$0
In A3Minor tournaments
2015-06-071stRocket Beans TV Archon Cup: Round 1Imaginary GamingImaginary Gaming2 : 0
Complete Results in any Tournament


Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

External links[edit]


Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
as 287 - 24853.6 %135 - 13250.6 %300 - 16664.4 %7 - 0100 %729 - 54657.2 %

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