Tollenz Lions

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Team Information
2013 GSTL Season 2Acer TeamStory Cup Season 2Acer TeamStory Cup Season 3
Solo Achievements
HomeStory Cup V2012 DreamHack Open: Bucharest2013 WCS Season 3 Europe2014 DreamHack Open: Moscow2014 WCS Season 3 Europe HomeStory Cup XII2016 WCS Global Playoffs and FinalsWorld Cyber Arena 2016IEM Season XII - PyeongChang
Recent Player Trades:
2018-08-01 - Team rebranded as Tollenz Lions.
2017-12-01 - ByuN leaves.
2017-11-02 - MMA joins.
2016-10-02 - ByuN joins.
2016-08-17 - Team reforms as Team expert, Bly and Scarlett rejoin

Tollenz Lions is a German gaming organization, formerly sponsored by international computer manufacturers Expert International GmbH and Acer Inc.

As Team Acer[edit]

The team was founded in 2011, and, at the time of disbandment, had teams in StarCraft II, Trackmania and FIFA. Team Acer's content creators also produced the popular video interview series, Grilled.

In April 2013, Team Acer opened a gaming house in Bad Tölz for the team's players and crew to congregate to prepare for any events or projects.[1]

Acer was also involved in the organisation of the Acer TeamStory Cup by TaKeTV, an international team league with offline finals at the TaKeTV studios in Krefeld, Germany. Team Acer was an invitee for the first two seasons in 2013, placing second in Season 1 and first in Season 2.

Team Acer's Kaoru, MMA, Nerchio, INnoVation and inuh at the March Madness 2014 in Stockholm

Team Acer's StarCraft II squad was created in July 2011 by Mondragon and Kaoru. In 2013, Axiom and Acer entered a Team Partnership agreement with to compete jointly in the GOMTV Global Starcraft II Team League as Axiom-Acer, with several of Acer's Korea-based players living at the Axiom team house in Seoul, South Korea. Axiom-Acer was successful throughout the two seasons of GSTL in 2013, placing third in Season 1 and first in Season 2. The partnership was dissolved in January 2014 after it was clear that GSTL would not continue, with Axiom-Acer being the reigning champions.

General Manager Uwe Semtner announced that Team Acer disbanded on March 1st 2016.[2]

As Team expert[edit]

In August 2016, the Twitter account formerly belonging to Team Acer began teasing the reformation of the team. On the 11th of August, the team announced the Bly would be returning for the new team.[3] On the 17th of August, the team officially announced their return as Team expert, and that Scarlett would be rejoining the team. [4]

As Tollenz Lions[edit]

In July 2018, Team expert announced a new eSport project starting from August. However, the team rebranded as Tollenz Lions, and both Bly and Scarlett were announced as part of the team.


As Tollenz Lions[edit]

  • August 1st, Team expert announced their rebranding as Tollenz Lions, supporting Bly and Scarlett in their StarCraft 2 team.
  • November 11th, Scarlett leaves to join Newbee[5].
  • December 19th, Bly leaves.[6].

As Team expert[edit]

  • July 26th, Team expert announce a new esport project starting from August 2018.[7]

As Team Acer[edit]

  • January 20th, Acer parts ways with Nerchio.[11]
  • March 1st, Team Acer closes.[12]
  • May 5th, Acer partners with SBENU to have MMA play in Proleague.[13]
  • December 21st, MMA retires.[14]
  • January 4th - Team Acer and Axiom conclude their Team Partnership as GSTL champions.[15]
  • March 3rd - Cella steps down as Team Acer's coach on amicable terms.[16]
  • September 3rd, INnoVation decides to go back to the KeSPA environment and leaves the team, eventually joining SK Telecom T1.[17]
  • January 14th, Team Acer and Axiom form a Team Partnership for the GSTL, creating Axiom-Acer. Scarlett and MMA are the initial players to be sent to participate.[18]
  • April 29th, Team Acer announces the opening of a German team house near the team headquarters in Bad Tölz with MMA being its first resident. The house has space for up to 10 players and another five laptop workstations, enabling the team to invite others for boot camps and training sessions.[19]
  • August 31st, Team Acer officially signs INnoVation from STX Soul.[20]
  • November 29th, Axiom-Acer defeats AZUBU to win the 2013 GSTL Season 2. MMA and INnoVation each get one win in the first two series before INnoVation defeats SuperNoVa in the ace match to win the title.
  • July 19, Team Acer announces the creation of its StarCraft II roster with four Zerg players: Nerchio, Osho, ParanOid, and Mondragon, with the latter also being manager alongside Kaoru.[28]
  • September 9th, elfi joins Team Acer.[29]

Player Roster[edit]


Former Players[edit]

ID Name Join Date Leave Date Duration New Team
uaUkraine z Bly Aleksandr Svysiuk 12th February 2012 19th December 2018 7 years 10 months Team Blacer
CanadaCanada Z Scarlett Sasha Hostyn 17th August 2016 11th November 2018 2 years 3 months Newbee
SouthKoreaSouth Korea T MMA Mun Seong Won 2nd November 2017 31st July 2018 9 months
krSouth Korea t ByuN Byun Hyun Woo 2nd October 2016 1st December 2017 1 year 2 months
deGermany t DarkHydra Christian Lüftner 5th January 2012 1st March 2016 4 years 2 months
plPoland z ParanOid Rafal Kontowicz 19th July 2011 1st March 2016 4 years 7 months
plPoland z Nerchio Arthur Bloch 19th July 2011 20th January 2016 4 years 6 months EURONICS Gaming
krSouth Korea t MMA Mun Seong Won 20th November 2012 16th December 2015 3 years
krSouth Korea t INnoVation Lee Shin Hyung 1st September 2013 3rd September 2014 1 year SK Telecom T1
fiFinland P elfi Samuli Sihvonen 9th September 2011 2nd June 2012 8 months ASUS ROG
GermanyGermany Z Mondragon Christoph Semke 19th July 2011 16th July 2012 1 year
IsraelIsrael Z Osho Dror Evron 19th July 2011 18th February 2012 7 months


ID Name Position
Germany webmuGGle Uwe Semtner General Manager
Germany Raschek Alexander Raschke Team Manager
Germany PARAD1SE Darian Tsintzas Editor in Chief
United Kingdom duck Michael Moriarty Editor
Romania Raz Razvan Tescu Photographer

Former (Team Acer)[edit]

ID Name Position
FranceFrance Z Kaoru Fred Gau Team Manager
KoreaSouth Korea T inuh Hun Pascal Park Korean Affairs Manager

Team Achievements[edit]

Date League Result Winnings
2014-07-27 Acer TeamStory Cup Season 3 Team Acer 2 : 0 Team Liquid $10,000
2014-03-29 March Madness 2014 Team Acer 4 : 0 Team Liquid $6,500
2014-02-23 SHOUTcraft Clan Wars February 2014 Team Acer 3 : 2 mousesports $500
2014-01-27 RaidCall ESL Euro Series Winter 2013 Team Acer 5 : 1 Team MiA €1,000
2013-12-15 Acer TeamStory Cup Season 2 Team Acer 5 : 1 Axiom $10,000
2013-11-23 2013 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2 Axiom-Acer 2 : 1 AZUBU $40,950
2013-09-14 StarCraft 2 League Team Acer 1 : 4 Team Liquid $3,000
2013-08-18 Acer Teamstory Cup Season 1 Team Acer 3 : 5 MVP $5,000
2013-07-19 2013 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 1 Axiom-Acer 0 : 5 Incredible Miracle $4,627
2012-12-16 Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series VIII Team Acer 0 : 3 RoX $2,000
2012-05-27 4PL Clan League Season 2 Team Acer 0 : 3 RoX €1,000
2012-01-15 4PL Clan League Season 1 Team Acer 3 : 0 Millenium €500

See also[edit]


  1. Josh Voegeding (29th April 2014). "MMA to stay at Team Acer's Gaming House in Germany".
  2. aceresport (1 March 2016). "Team Acer disbands".
  3. espesports (11 August 2016). "Bly will return".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Daniel Rosen (17 August 2016). "Team Expert revives Team Acer, signs Scarlett and Bly".
  5. Scarlett leaves and joins Newbee
  6. Bly leaves
  11. SetGuitarsToKill (20 January 2016). "Nerchio leaves Team Acer". Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  12. aceresport (1 March2016). "Team Acer closes". Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  13. Aeromi (5 May 2015). "MMA will play for SBENU in PL". Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  14. aceresport (16 December 2015). "A legend is leaving: MMA retires". Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  15. Bagration (4th January 2014). "Axiom-Acer Partnership Ends".
  16. MudKipNick (3rd March 2014). "MudKip's Tweet".
  17. William Judd (September 3, 2014). "INnoVation has left Team Acer". Retrieved September 3, 2014.
  18. Kenny_oro (14th January 2013). "Axiom signs Heart and Alicia / GSTL confirmed".
  19. Josh Voegeding (29th April 2013). "MMA to stay at Team Acer's Gaming House in Germany".
  20. Duncan Shields (31st August 2012). "INnoVation joins Team Acer".
  21. Max Kieturakis (5th January 2012). "Team Acer signs DarkHydra".
  22. Tim Metternich (12th February 2012). "Team Acer welcomes Bly!".
  23. Max Kieturakis (18th February 2012). "Osho retires from StarCraft II".
  24. SETT TV (2nd June 2012). "elfi leaves Team Acer, now sponsored by ASUS ROG".
  25. StarS (21st June 2012). "Team Acer welcomes Scarlett!".
  26. StarS (16th July 2012). "Team Acer says farewell to Mondragon".
  27. Duncan Shields (20th November 2012). "MMA and Cella join Team Acer".
  28. Tim Metternich (19th July 2011). "Team Acer launches SC2 Lineup!".
  29. Max Kieturakis (9th September 2011). "Team Acer welcomes elfi".