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18th Mar '16 6:49:53 AM PixelKnight
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Demoknights are rare in competitive, as the loss of a sticky launcher robs him of his long-range potential and effectiveness against fighting multiple enemies at once. A few teams have included Demoknights, though, where they take a role similar to a pick class and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znsnm7aXXJ0 hunt down the enemy Medic]].

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Demoknights are rare in competitive, as the loss of a sticky launcher robs him of his long-range potential potential, trap-laying capability, and effectiveness against fighting multiple enemies at once. A few teams have included Demoknights, though, where they take a role similar to a pick class and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znsnm7aXXJ0 hunt down the enemy Medic]].
22nd Feb '16 8:11:42 AM Xarvas
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** '''Aleksi "allu" Jalli'''

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** '''Aleksi "allu" Jalli'''
'''Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi '''



** '''Dennis "dennis" Edman''' Former G2 player who took Markus "pronax" Wallsten's spot after he left the team for an undisclosed amount of time.

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** '''Dennis "dennis" Edman''' Edman:''' Former G2 player who took Markus "pronax" Wallsten's spot after he left the team for an undisclosed amount of time.time. Played with olof and KRIMZ, when they first broke through in LGB Esports.



* '''Team Solo Mid (formerly Dignitas) (Denmark):''' Top Danish lineup, which used to be famous for looking very strong online and choking in big games. However in 2015 they seemed to improve on that and became the most likely team to beat Fnatic on any given day.

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* '''Team Solo Mid (formerly Dignitas) '''Astralis (Denmark):''' Top Danish lineup, which used to be famous for looking very strong online and choking in big games. However in 2015 they seemed to improve on that and became the most likely team to beat Fnatic on any given day.



** '''Sean "sg@res" Gares'''

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** '''Sean "sg@res" Gares''''''Jake "stewie2k" Yip:''' Young pubstar, brough in after sgares unexpectedly left the team. His propensity for running through smokes has already reached MemeticMutation levels.



* '''Titan (France):''' The second team formed in the French shuffle. Known as the former home of [=kennyS=], the most dominant player of late 2014 to early 2015. In this period his AWP play single handedly carried the team to great results. Unfortunately Valve nerfing the AWP movement hit Kenny more than any other player, leading the team to a drop in performance. While they are still famous for great Terrorist side play (courtesy of [=Ex6TenZ=], considered one of the smartest ingame leaders in the scene), they are also the only team to rival Virtus.Pro in terms of inconsistency (except the whole "showing up at big tournaments" part).

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* '''Titan '''G2 (France):''' The second team formed in the French shuffle. Known as the former home of [=kennyS=], the most dominant player of late 2014 to early 2015. In this period his AWP play single handedly carried the team to great results. Unfortunately Valve nerfing the AWP movement hit Kenny more than any other player, leading the team to a drop in performance. While they are still famous for great Terrorist side play (courtesy of [=Ex6TenZ=], considered one of the smartest ingame leaders in the scene), they are also the only team to rival Virtus.Pro in terms of inconsistency (except the whole "showing up at big tournaments" part).



* '''G2 Esports (formerly Team Kinguin):''' There have been multinational teams before in CS: GO, but usually they consisted of players speaking same native languages (e.g. Belgians and Swiss in French teams, players from former USSR) or one player from a different country. Kinguin however consists of a Belgian, two Swedes, Norwegian and Portugese. All of them were famous in the CS scene before, leading to accusations of being walking (or rather playing) advertisement for Kinguin, rather than a proper team. Obvious communication problems and lack of a proper ingame leader led to wildly inconsistent results initially, but they are still capable of pulling upsets against top teams. It helps that all players are famous for their aim. They also started experimenting with having their coach taking over ingame leading (coaches usually have more of an assistant role to [=IGLs=]).

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* '''G2 Esports (formerly Team Kinguin):''' '''[=FaZe=] Clan (Europe):''' There have been multinational teams before in CS: GO, but usually they consisted of players speaking same native languages (e.g. Belgians and Swiss in French teams, players from former USSR) or one player from a different country. Kinguin [=FaZe=] however consists of a Belgian, Dane, two Swedes, Norwegian Norwegians, Swede and Portugese. All of them were famous in the CS scene before, leading to accusations of being walking (or rather playing) advertisement for Kinguin, rather than a proper team.making it the first international superteam in CS:GO. Obvious communication problems and lack of a proper ingame leader led to wildly inconsistent results initially, but they are still capable of pulling upsets against top teams. It helps that all players are famous for their aim. They also started experimenting with having their coach taking over ingame leading (coaches usually have more of an assistant role to [=IGLs=]).



** '''Philip "aizy" Aistrup''' Former Dignitas player who took Dennis' spot after he left for Fnatic. Known for being an exceptional player usually stuck in a sub-par team, aizy now has his chance to shine in the G2 lineup.

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** '''Philip "aizy" Aistrup''' Aistrup:''' Former Dignitas player who took Dennis' spot after he left for Fnatic. Known for being an exceptional player usually stuck in a sub-par team, aizy now has his chance to shine in the G2 [=FaZe=] lineup.



** '''Fatih "gob b" Dayik'''

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** '''Fatih "gob b" Dayik''''''Timo "Spiidi" Richter'''



** '''Luke "Havoc" Paton'''

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** '''Luke "Havoc" Paton''''''Karlo "USTILO" Pivac'''



* '''Luminosity (formerly Keyd Stars) (Brazil):''' First South American to make an impact in CS: GO. Despite not having many occasions to play against more established teams, their tactical approach allowed them to regularly scare top teams and get some upsets. After getting out of the group stage in ESL One Katowice 2015 and getting a map off Virtus.Pro in quarterfinals, they started playing in North American leagues.

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* '''Luminosity (formerly Keyd Stars) (Brazil):''' First South American to make an impact in CS: GO. Despite not having many occasions to play against more established teams, their tactical approach allowed them to regularly scare top teams and get some upsets. After getting out of the group stage in ESL One Katowice 2015 and getting a map off Virtus.Pro in quarterfinals, they started playing in North American leagues. Late 2015 and early 2016 saw them consistently able to beat the best teams in the world.



* Team Liquid (USA): Formerly known as an underwhelming hodge-podge of NA talent, their pickups of Hiko and s1mple in late 2015 made them one of the strongest non-European teams in the world.

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* Team '''Team Liquid (USA): (USA):''' Formerly known as an underwhelming hodge-podge of NA talent, their pickups of Hiko and s1mple in late 2015 made them one of the strongest non-European teams in the world.
9th Feb '16 5:14:53 PM thenikopico
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*** '''Mid: Pajkatt''': Known for his play on Sniper and Troll Warlord. Also does hilarious - if politically incorrect - impressions.

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*** '''Mid: Pajkatt''': Known s4''' The star of Alliance as their Mid and Captain, and one of the main reasons they won TI3. The Captain of the team, he is known worldwide as one of the best mids in the scene. Has a diverse hero pool and uses his playmaking ability to create space for the team. Called the Son of Magnus based on his amazing performance on Magnus and his name, he is known for his play amazing performance on Sniper Puck, and Troll Warlord. Batrider during his heyday. Also does hilarious - if politically incorrect - impressions.known for his absurd luck on getting Haste Rune, now dubbed as S4 Rune.



*** '''Support: 7ckngMad''': The lone Frenchman on this all-Swedish team, he joined as the captain and drafter to give them a sense of direction again. Known perhaps most ironically for his comments on Arteezy.

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*** '''Support: 7ckngMad''': The lone Frenchman on this all-Swedish team, he joined as the captain and drafter to give them a sense of direction again. Known perhaps most ironically for his comments on Arteezy.
EGM'''



*** '''Carry: Arteezy''': Was the Ace of EG before he left to join Secret. A carry/mid player known for his efficiency and greed. As a mid player Spectacular on a few heroes, such as Naga Siren and Shadow Fiend, and during patch 6.82, his Lycanthrope, Death Prophet, and Razor is an infamous respect ban for his unique ricing farmer method of playing the hero. The community uses the phrase '2EZ for RTZ' whenever he makes a good move. Also one of the most popular streamer.
*** '''Mid: s4''' Was the star of Alliance as their Mid and Captain, and one of the main reasons they won TI3. The Captain of the team, he is known worldwide as one of the best mids in the scene. Has a diverse hero pool and uses his playmaking ability to create space for the team. Called the Son of Magnus based on his amazing performance on Magnus and his name, he is known for his amazing performance on Puck, and Batrider during his heyday. Also known for his absurd luck on getting Haste Rune, now dubbed as S4 Rune.
*** '''Offlane: zai''': Another ex-EG player who used to play position 4 support, and recently shifted to offlane. Doing incredibly well at his new role, famous for his Broodmother.
*** '''Support: Kuroky''': Puppey's partner-in-crime from Na'Vi, and one of the most experienced player in the scene. Together with Puppey, they form an amazing support duo. Known for his mind-blowing Rubick plays. Also plays an amazing Io. Used to play carry for a brief period, and did well at it, until Arteezy joined.

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*** '''Carry: Arteezy''': Was Eternalenvy''': Formerly the Ace support and captain of EG before he left to join Secret. A carry/mid player known No Tidehunter. Called by community as "EE-sama", a Base Breaker; for every fan who calls him 'EE-god', you will find another who thinks he is utterly horrible and should never have been a pro player. Always trying to experiment and maximise his efficiency hero's potential. One can argue that he was the founder of "Blinkz" build, aka Clinkz with Blink Dagger. A really close friend to Arteezy, both of them are famous for their attempt at maximizing efficient plays to get a massive amount of farm, and greed. As a mid player Spectacular on a few heroes, such as revolutionizing the metagame around the concept with heroes like Naga Siren and Shadow Fiend, and during patch 6.82, his Lycanthrope, Death Prophet, and Razor is an infamous respect ban for his unique ricing farmer method of playing the hero. The community uses the phrase '2EZ for RTZ' whenever he makes a good move. Also one of the most popular streamer.
Terrorblade.
*** '''Mid: s4''' Was the star of Alliance as their Mid and Captain, and one w33''': One of the main reasons they won TI3. The Captain of the team, he first players to reach 8k MMR, w33 is known worldwide as one of the best mids in the scene. Has a diverse hero pool and uses his playmaking ability to create space for the team. Called the Son of Magnus based on his amazing performance on Magnus and his name, he is well known for his amazing performance on Puck, and Batrider during his heyday. Also known being a formidable mid player, as well as for his absurd luck on getting Haste Rune, now dubbed as S4 Rune.
incredible Meepo play.
*** '''Offlane: zai''': Another ex-EG Misery''' Ex-Alliance. Versatile player who used to play position 4 support, and recently shifted to offlane. Doing incredibly well at his new role, famous has played many roles in the past. Known for his Broodmother.
Bane play.
*** '''Support: Kuroky''': Puppey's partner-in-crime from Na'Vi, and one of the most experienced player in the scene. Together with Puppey, they form an amazing support duo. pieliedie''': Ex-C9. Known for his mind-blowing Rubick plays. Also plays playing an amazing Io. Used to play carry for a brief period, and did well at it, until Arteezy joined.
incredibly farm-starved support, known as "Position 6".
8th Feb '16 3:05:51 PM Xarvas
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* Team Liquid (USA): Formerly known as an underwhelming hodge-podge of NA talent, their pickups of Hiko and s1mple in late 2015 made them one of the strongest non-European teams in the world.
** '''Eric [="adreN"=] Hoag'''
** '''Nick "nitr0" Canella'''
** '''Jonathan "[=EliGE=]" Jablonowski'''
** '''Spencer "Hiko" Martin'''
** '''Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev'''
7th Feb '16 4:18:44 AM SwordsageRagnar
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*** '''(Substitution) Marksman: Jason "[=WildTurtle=]" Tran''': Known for his ever-present smile, Wildturtle joined TSM in the spring of 2013 and instantly made his mark by scoring a [[TotalPartyKill Pentakill]] with Caitlyn. Ever since, he has become a formidable bot lane force. His play style is true to the first half of his name, making wild, high risk plays that are just as likely to leave him waiting to respawn, as his targets, if not all of them together.



*** '''Mid: Pobelter''':



*** '''Support: Adrian''':

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*** '''Support: Adrian''':



** '''Team Immortals''': A new NA LCS team that first joined the NA LCS in 2016, yet it's roster of Pro-League veterans and performance has quickly been dubbed by E-Sport casters and fans alike as North America's premier "Super Team". Want proof? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pa80FtJbkWI Here's their crowning achievement thus far]], pulling off the ''fastest'' LCS match victory ever, at 18 minutes and 16 seconds against Team Impulse, in a game where average match length is around 30 to 40 minutes. And on top of that they lived up to their name, as it was a '''''perfect''''' match for Immortals, as in they had 0 deaths, 0 towers lost, 0 Epic Monster buffs lost, while scoring 16 champion kills, 11 towers destroyed, and 1 Dragon buff.
*** '''Top: Seong "Huni" Hoon Heo''': Won Rookie of the Split in the 2015 EU LCS Spring Split, former player for Fnatic, and current for Immortals. Well known for his unique laugh of "HORO HORO HORO", Huni has spawned a multitude of followers, meaning that when chants for Fnatic start, they usually end going "HUNI HUNI HUNI!". Huni is well known for his top-lane carry playstyle, leading other teams to focus him, sometimes with all 3 champion bans in lobby and then camping his lane. Huni is well known for his Hecarim plays, and his Cho'gath counter against top lane Ryze players, and has been hailed has having the best teleport plays in Europe. A teleport from Huni generally means his team is about to win a teamfight.
*** '''Jungle: Kim "Reignover" Ui-jin''': Reignover joined Fnatic with Huni and Febiven after the Fnatic overhaul in 2015, and after that, joined Immortals for 2016 along with Huni. Reignover has been known for his quick early-game ganks, along with intimidating Rengar and Rek'Sai play. Reignover is known for not being one to shy away from strange jungle picks such as Olaf, or to play something he isn't as comfortable on, like Sejuani or Gragas.
*** '''Mid: Eugene "Pobelter" Justice Park''': First making his mark in LCS for the 2015 Summer Split with CLG and helping them get to Worlds 2015, and regarded as one of the best solo que players in all of NA, Pobelter has quickly become a name to watch in pro league play. Thanks to his deep champion pool, he's one of the hardest mid-laners to pick/ban against, constantly changing his champion choice virtually every match, as well as offering his team a large amount of flexibility in its composition
*** '''Marksman: Jason "[=WildTurtle=]" Tran''': Known for his ever-present smile, Wildturtle joined TSM in the spring of 2013 and instantly made his mark by scoring a [[TotalPartyKill Pentakill]] with Caitlyn. Ever since, he has become a formidable bot lane force. After Worlds 2015, and the huge NA LCS rosters shake up that followed, with Doublelift moving from CLG to TSM as their main ADC, [=WildTurtle=] joined the just forming Immortals. His play style is true to the first half of his name, making wild ultra-aggressive, high risk plays that are just as likely to leave him waiting to respawn, as his targets, if not all of them together.
*** '''Support: Adrian "Adrian" Ma''': Formerly a support for Team Impulse, Adrian is an expert at Skill-shot mechanic based supports, which combined with his ability to quickly notice gaps in the team's defense or over-extensions, is great for setting up easy kill for his team mates, as well as bailing them out of danger when they get a bit too aggressive, not to mention his skills at playing as Janna




*** '''Top: Huni''': Won Rookie of the Split in the 2015 EU LCS Spring Split. Well known for his unique laugh of "HORO HORO HORO", Huni has spawned a multitude of followers, meaning that when chants for Fnatic start, they usually end going "HUNI HUNI HUNI!". Huni is well known for his top-lane carry playstyle, leading other teams to focus him, sometimes with all 3 champion bans in lobby and then camping his lane. Huni is well known for his Hecarim plays, and has been hailed has having the best teleport plays in Europe. A teleport from Huni generally means his team is about to win a teamfight.
*** '''Jungle: Reignover''': Reignover joined the team with Huni and Febiven after the Fnatic overhaul in 2015. Reignover has been known for his quick early-game ganks, along with intimidating Rengar and Rek'Sai play. Reignover is known for not being one to shy away from strange jungle picks such as Olaf, or to play something he isn't as comfortable on, like Sejuani or Gragas.
16th Dec '15 7:03:02 PM nombretomado
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*** Puzzle (switched to ''VideoGaming/LeagueOfLegends'' before returning to KT Rolster)

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*** Puzzle (switched to ''VideoGaming/LeagueOfLegends'' ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' before returning to KT Rolster)



*** [=FruitDealer=] (Former, now a ''LeagueOfLegends'' coach for [=StarTale=])

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*** [=FruitDealer=] (Former, now a ''LeagueOfLegends'' ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' coach for [=StarTale=])
30th Nov '15 8:58:30 AM sannygod
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* '''Fnatic (Sweden):''' The only team to win more than one CS: GO major (Dreamhack Winter 2013, ESL One Katowice 2015 and ESL One Cologne 2015, also first time in ''GO'' a team won back to back majors). Ever since picking olofmeister and Krimz from LGB they've been widely considered the best team in the world, to the point of having one of the largest [[Hatedom hatedoms]] in the scene.
** '''Markus "pronax" Wallsten'''

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* '''Fnatic (Sweden):''' The only team One of the two teams (the other being EnVyUS) to win more than one CS: GO major (Dreamhack Winter 2013, ESL One Katowice 2015 and ESL One Cologne 2015, also first time in ''GO'' a team won back to back majors). Ever since picking olofmeister and Krimz from LGB they've been widely considered the best team in the world, to the point of having one of the largest [[Hatedom hatedoms]] in the scene.
** '''Markus '''Dennis "dennis" Edman''' Former G2 player who took Markus "pronax" Wallsten'''Wallsten's spot after he left the team for an undisclosed amount of time.



** '''Dennis "dennis" Edman'''

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** '''Dennis "dennis" Edman''''''Philip "aizy" Aistrup''' Former Dignitas player who took Dennis' spot after he left for Fnatic. Known for being an exceptional player usually stuck in a sub-par team, aizy now has his chance to shine in the G2 lineup.



** '''Lucas "steel" Lopes'''
** '''Ricardo "boltz" Prass'''

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** '''Lucas "steel" Lopes'''
'''Lincoln "fnx" Lau'''
** '''Ricardo "boltz" Prass''''''Epitacio "TACO" Pessoa'''
13th Nov '15 5:36:25 AM SwordsageRagnar
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*** '''Top: Marcus "Dyrus" Hill''' While originally a support for Reginald's previous team, All or Nothing, he later joined Dan Dinh's former team Epik Gamer as a top laner where he received recognition for both the moderate success of Epik Gamer and being one of the few pro LoL player at the time to stream his games, at one point he managed to rake in around 30,000 viewers at one time, essentially popularized the idea of streaming among the LoL community. Loved for his iconic laidback attitude with tons of funny moments in his streams. He was selected to be North America's All-Star top laner in 2013. After TSM failed to escape Group Stage in the 2015 World Championships, he announced his retirement.
*** '''Jungle: Santorin''':

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*** '''Top: Marcus "Dyrus" Hill''' Hill (Retired)''' While originally a support for Reginald's previous team, All or Nothing, he later joined Dan Dinh's former team Epik Gamer as a top laner where he received recognition for both the moderate success of Epik Gamer and being one of the few pro LoL player at the time to stream his games, at one point he managed to rake in around 30,000 viewers at one time, essentially popularized the idea of streaming among the LoL community. Loved for his iconic laidback attitude with tons of funny moments in his streams. He was selected to be North America's All-Star top laner in 2013. After TSM failed to escape Group Stage in the 2015 World Championships, he announced his retirement.
*** '''Jungle: Santorin''': Santorin (Retired)''': A player formerly from the EU scene, before moving to the NA region with Team Coast, and finally TSM for Season 5. After TSM was eliminated from Worlds 2015, he and TSM parted ways, with him also choosing to retire from Professional gaming to return to school and pick up his studies and live streaming game play.



*** '''Marksman: Jason "[=WildTurtle=]" Tran''': Known for his ever-present smile, Wildturtle joined TSM in the spring of 2013 and instantly made his mark by scoring a [[TotalPartyKill Pentakill]] with Caitlyn. Ever since, he has become a formidable bot lane force.
*** '''Support: Jang-Sik "[=LustBoy=]" Ham''': Hailing from Korea and a veteran from the OGN (now LCK), Lustboy is best known for the memes about him, particularly all the funny things he posts on twitter as well as his use of the "You Can't See Me" wave of Wrestling/JohnCena.

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*** '''Marksman: Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng''': Easily one of the most outspoken players in the NA scene, if not the entire world, Doublelift is known for being brash and at times blunt with several of his statements, and takes clear pride in his skill. It's not all for naught: Doublelift is widely considered to be the best AD carry in North America, and has had that status for a significant amount of time. He's mainly known for playing Ezreal and especially Vayne, even helping to create the concept of "Vayne mechanics." He was selected to be North America's All-Star Marksman in Season 3. Formerly playing for CLG for a number of years, on the day of the Finals for the 2015 Worlds, CLG, having been eliminated weeks earlier in the Group stage, released Doublelift from their roster due to disagreements in the team's direction. In mere hours after, TSM, who were holding try outs for potential new [=ADCs=] at the time, immediately picked Doubelift up.
*** '''(Substitution) Marksman:
Jason "[=WildTurtle=]" Tran''': Known for his ever-present smile, Wildturtle joined TSM in the spring of 2013 and instantly made his mark by scoring a [[TotalPartyKill Pentakill]] with Caitlyn. Ever since, he has become a formidable bot lane force.
force. His play style is true to the first half of his name, making wild, high risk plays that are just as likely to leave him waiting to respawn, as his targets, if not all of them together.
*** '''Support: '''Support (Retired)/Analyst: Jang-Sik "[=LustBoy=]" Ham''': Hailing from Korea and a veteran from the OGN (now LCK), Lustboy is best known for the memes about him, particularly all the funny things he posts on twitter as well as his use of the "You Can't See Me" wave of Wrestling/JohnCena.Wrestling/JohnCena. As with Dyrus and Santorin, [=LustBoy=] has "retired" from his Support gameplay role, due to a shoulder injury and ready to move on from pro-play. He has now shifted to being a streamer for TSM, and as a team analyst for them.



*** '''Marksman: Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng''': Easily one of the most outspoken players in the NA scene, if not the entire world, Doublelift is known for being brash and at times blunt with several of his statements, and takes clear pride in his skill. It's not all for naught: Doublelift is widely considered to be the best AD carry in North America, and has had that status for a significant amount of time. He's mainly known for playing Ezreal and especially Vayne, even helping to create the concept of "Vayne mechanics." He was selected to be North America's All-Star Marksman in Season 3.

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*** '''Marksman: Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng''': Easily one of the most outspoken players in the NA scene, if not the entire world, Doublelift is known for being brash and at times blunt with several of his statements, and takes clear pride in his skill. It's not all for naught: Doublelift is widely considered to be the best AD carry in North America, and has had that status for a significant amount of time. He's mainly known for playing Ezreal and especially Vayne, even helping to create the concept of "Vayne mechanics." He was selected to be North America's All-Star Marksman in Season 3.'''Marksman/ADC:'''
9th Nov '15 3:17:10 PM slvstrChung
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*** Polt (Team captain, winner of the GSL Super Tournament; currently an honorary American attending a Texas college and playing under a personal sponsorship)

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*** Polt (Team (Former team captain, winner of the GSL Super Tournament; currently an honorary American attending a Texas college and playing under a personal sponsorship)



** MC. A Protoss player and the only member of the SK gaming [=SC2=] team, MC is one of the most successful [=SC2=] players ever. He has won 2 GSL titles, the 3rd most of anyone, and is one of 2 Protoss to ever win one. He is also the most financially successful player at present, having earned close to $500,000 USD in prize money. Now retired.
** Scarlett. A Canadian Zerg player on Acer's roster, she is rising to prominence in the wake of Stephano and [=IdrA=]'s retirement. The "Queen of Blades" is known for cautious play (typically the opposite of the Zerg style) and massive creep spread, a style that has made her not just the best foreign Zerg, but possibly the best foreign player ''period''. There was also some kerfuffle from the scene when she admitted to being a [=MtF=] transsexual, which (for good or ill) can overshadow her career's actual merits.

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** MC. A Protoss player and the only member of the SK gaming [=SC2=] team, MC is one of the most successful [=SC2=] players ever. He has won 2 GSL titles, the 3rd most of anyone, and is one of 2 Protoss to ever win one. He is also the most financially successful player at present, ever, having earned close to over [[http://www.esportsearnings.com/games/151-starcraft-ii $500,000 USD in prize money. Now retired.
prize]] money before retiring in 2015 at the age of 24.
** Scarlett. A Canadian Zerg player on Acer's roster, she is rising to prominence in the wake of Stephano and [=IdrA=]'s retirement. The "Queen of Blades" is known for cautious play (typically the opposite of the Zerg style) and massive creep spread, a style that has made her not just one of the best foreign Zerg, but possibly the best foreign player ''period''.foreigners around. There was also some kerfuffle from the scene when she admitted to being a [=MtF=] transsexual, which (for good or ill) can overshadow her career's actual merits.



** [=sOs=]. Another newcomer, playing for Woongjin Stars, his rise to fame was almost as swift as [=INnoVation=]'s. Basically unknown before 2013, he began tearing it up that year, taking second place in Season 1 and gaining the 12th seed in the WCS Global Finals. There he made it to the top, defeating Jaedong 4:1 to clinch the 2013 championship.

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** [=sOs=]. Another newcomer, playing for Woongjin Stars, his rise to fame was almost as swift as [=INnoVation=]'s. Basically unknown before 2013, he began tearing it up that year, taking second place in Season 1 and gaining the 12th seed in the WCS Global Finals. There he made it to the top, defeating Jaedong 4:1 to clinch the 2013 championship. He and Life, who won WCS in 2014, also made history as the second and first (respectively) people ever to play in ''two'' WCS Grand Finals rounds. He then made history ''again'' by becoming the sole person who has ever ''won'' two WCS Grand Finals, winning the 2015 World Champion after a tense 4:3 victory.



** Lilbow. A French Protoss play for Millenium, he rose to prominence in 2015. For WCS Season 2, he placed second behind Hydra, becoming the second foreigner, after Stephano, to ever win second place in any WCS season (even though, until 2015, they had been split into American, European and Korean regions). In WCS Season 3, he topped himself by becoming the first foreigner ever to ''win'' a WCS Season, ever (even though, yes, they had been split into American, European and Korean regions. What can we say: South Korea produces the best ''StarCraft'' players, end of story.) He also joined [=NaNiwa=] on the list of foreigners who have made it into the WCS Global Finals (he's seeded #13)\.

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** Lilbow. A French Protoss play for Millenium, he rose to prominence in 2015. For WCS Season 2, he placed second behind Hydra, becoming the second foreigner, after Stephano, to ever win second place in any WCS season (even though, until 2015, they had been split into American, European and Korean regions). In WCS Season 3, he topped himself by becoming the first foreigner ever to ''win'' a WCS Season, ever (even though, yes, they had been split into American, European and Korean regions. What can we say: South Korea produces the best ''StarCraft'' players, end of story.) ever. He also joined [=NaNiwa=] on the list of foreigners who have made it into the WCS Global Finals (he's seeded #13)\.
#13).
1st Nov '15 8:47:25 PM Rytex
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** '''SK Telecom T1''' - Season 3 Champions

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** '''SK Telecom T1''' - Season 3 and Season 5 Champions
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