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Player Information
Braxton Pierce
September 20, 1996 (age 25)
Years Active (Player):
2020 - Present
Alternate IDs:
Approx. Total Winnings:
2020-03-09 — 2021-02-08T1
2021-03-31 — 2021-06-25TSM
2021-06-25 — 2021-10-21T1
2021-10-21 — PresentT1(Str.)

Braxton "brax" Pierce (formerly known as "swag") (born September 20, 1996) is an American player who is currently a streamer for T1. He is a retired professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who is most known for his time in compLexity Gaming and iBUYPOWER. He was widely considered to be one of America's best young talents before being one of 7 individuals who were permanently banned from Valve events for their participation in the North American match fixing scandal.


Professional Career[edit]

brax retired from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on February 28, 2020, following a Twitter post in which he expressed his desire to continue his professional gaming career in Riot Games' upcoming tactical shooter VALORANT.[1] On March 9, 2020, he was signed to T1 as a professional player for VALORANT and content creator for CS:GO.[2]

Gear and Settings[edit]

Hardware[3][4] (list of)
Mouse Mousepad
Logitech MX518 CORSAIR MM300
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution
ZOWIE XL2540 240 Hz 1920×1080
Keyboard Headset
Logitech G PRO Logitech Pro X
Last updated on 2021-03-21 (506 days ago).

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2021-08-01EA5 - 6thA1A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 2VALORANT Champions TourVALORANT Champions TourVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 2T1T10 : 2FaZe Clan$3,000
2021-07-25AC1 - 4thA4QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Open QualifierVALORANT Champions TourVALORANT Champions TourVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Open QualifierT1T12 : 0Built By Gamers 
2020-12-06EC5 - 8thA1A-TierFirst Strike North AmericaFirst StrikeFirst StrikeFirst Strike North AmericaT1T10 : 2100 Thieves$5,000
2020-08-27GA7 - 8thA1A-TierPop FlashIgnition SeriesIgnition SeriesPop FlashT1T11 : 2Team Envy 
2020-08-16IC9 - 12thA2B-TierPittsburgh Knights Invitational Gauntlet SeriesPittsburgh Knights Invitational Gauntlet SeriesT1T11/-/2Grp S. 
2020-08-09GA7 - 8thA1A-TierFaZe Clan InvitationalIGNITION SERIESIGNITION SERIESFaZe Clan InvitationalT1T10 : 2Gen.G Esports 
2020-07-24EC5 - 8thA2B-TierPAX Arena InvitationalIgnition SeriesIgnition SeriesPAX Arena InvitationalT1T10 : 2Homeless$1,000
2020-06-28BA2ndA1A-TierT1 x Nerd Street Gamers ShowdownIgnition SeriesIgnition SeriesT1 x Nerd Street Gamers ShowdownT1T10 : 3TSM$15,000
2020-06-07AA1stA7Show M.Twitch Rivals: VALORANT Launch Showdown - North AmericaTwitch RivalsTwitch RivalsTwitch Rivals: VALORANT Launch Showdown - North AmericaTeam BraxTeam Brax2 : 1Team Myth$10,250
2020-05-04BA2ndA2B-TierT1 x Nerd Street Gamers InvitationalT1 x Nerd Street Gamers InvitationalTeam BraxTeam Brax1 : 2Gen.G Esports$5,000
Complete list of results in any tournament


  • He grew up in North Carolina after moving there due to Hurricane Katrina.[5]
  • He was the first player to be signed by an organization in VALORANT.