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[e][h] theognis
Player Information
Michael McClelland
June 4
Alternate IDs:
theognis, QxGtheognis, YoiChiBow, REQtheognis
Approx. Total Winnings:
Years active:
2011 - 2013
2011-06-20 — 2012-12-04
2012-12-15 — 2013-07-31

Michael "theognis" McClelland is an American Terran player, who is now retired.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

The majority of theognis's career in Wings of Liberty was with Quantic Gaming, making fairly small appearances in the professional scene.

On December 4, 2012, it was announced that Quantic Gaming was disbanding, rendering him teamless.[1]

On December 15, theognis joined ROOT Gaming.[2]

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

On April 12, 2013 theognis was announced as one of the invites for the 2013 WCS AM Premier League Season 1. He was seeded into Group F of the Round of 32 along with TheStC, ViBE, and Snute. On April 29, 2013, theognis lost 2-0 to Snute and 2-1 to ViBE, and fell down to bracket 7 of the Challengers League.

On May 4, theognis announced a personal sponsorship with WideToZoom via twitter.[3]

Once in the Season 1 Challengers League theognis found somewhat more success. After a 2-0 win over Jaedong and a 2-1 win over State, he was matched against Sen, who forfeited. Thus, theognis was promoted to the Season 2 Premier League. There he was seeded into Group F with aLive, Sage, and Suppy.

On June 28, 2013 theognis entered the 2013 MLG Spring Championship, and was placed into Bracket 8 of the Winners Bracket. After taking an win over Rehio in the first round, he was knocked into the Losers Bracket by Phog. In the losers bracket he won a string of TvT's, defeating cma1681, LovE, DeMusliM, and Xenocider, to reach the last round of the early brackets. Unfortunately he was defeated there by qxc, one round before the Final Bracket.

In WCS America 2013 Season 2 Premier League, theognis again fell out 0-2, losing to Sage and Suppy. In Challenger League, he lost 0-2 to hellokitty and immediately afterwards announced his retirement and departure from ROOT Gaming.[4]


  • Stole his ID from his brother.


In A1Premier Tournaments
2013-07-24RG25 - 32nd2013 WCS Season 2 America: Premier LeagueROOT GamingROOT Gaming0 : 2$1,500
2013-04-29RG25 - 32nd2013 WCS Season 1 America: Premier LeagueROOT GamingROOT Gaming1 : 2$1,500
In A2Major Tournaments
2013-05-30AG1 - 8th2013 WCS Season 1 America: Challenger LeagueROOT GamingROOT GamingW : FF$300
2012-08-24QG17 - 24th2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: North America FinalsQuantic GamingQuantic Gaming0 : 2$700
2011-12-22AA1stIPL Team Arena ChallengeQuantic Incredible MiracleQuantic Incredible Miracle5 : 3mousesportsmousesports$500
In A3Minor Tournaments
2012-06-10IG9 - 16th2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: USA NationalsQuantic GamingQuantic Gaming1 : 2$300
2012-03-10CA3rdPro Random Monobattles TournamentQuantic GamingQuantic Gaming0 : 2Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses$0
2011-09-21DA4thESEA SC2 League Season 2Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming0 : 4Infinity SevenInfinity Seven$22.22
2011-06-21AA1stvVv's Wednesday Night StarCraft #6Quantum4 : 1vVv GamingvVv Gaming$25
In A4Basic Tournaments
2013-01-15BA2ndPlayhem Showmatches Match 11ROOT GamingROOT Gaming2 : 4$50
Complete list of results in any tournament





Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]


Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
as 32 - 3150.8 %31 - 1863.3 %36 - 3848.6 %2 - 0100 %101 - 8753.7 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics



  1. pPingu (2012-12-04). "Quantic Gaming disbands". Retrieved 2013-05-04.
  2. Deezl (2012-12-15). "ROOT Gaming Signs TheOgnis". Retrieved 2013-05-04.
  3. ROOTheognis (2013-05-04). Retrieved 2013-05-04.
  4. ROOT Gaming's TheOgnis (T) retires from StarCraft