EPIK Gamer
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EPIK Gamer

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EPIK Gamer
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Epik Gamer was a North American League of Legends team, originally formed by former HawkShotGG teammates Dan Dinh and Salce in 2010.
Biography

Early Years of Epik Gamer

In August of 2010, team HawkshotGG was formed, consisting of Dan Dinh, Salce, Araragi, Master of LoL, Grafic, Xcessiv, and Dyrus. The team was formed in order to compete in the 2010 World Cyber Games. After qualifying for the 2010 World Cyber Games North American Qualifiers, HawkshotGG renames to EPIKGamer. Epik Gamer would take second place in the 2010 World Cyber Games North American Qualifiers, falling to Counter Logic Gaming in the grand finals 1-2.

In late September of 2010, Epik Gamer would disband, with Dan Dinh, Salce, Araragi, Master of LoL, Grafic, Xcessiv, and Dyrus leaving.

On May 1st, 2011, Epik Gamer is reformed, consisting of a roster that includes Dan Dinh, Salce, Dyrus, Doublelift, Westrice, and bobbyhankhill.

Season 1

On May 22nd, 2011, EPIK would place second at the Riot Season 1 NA Qualifiers

Epik Gamer would attend the Riot Season 1 Championship on June 18, 2011, where they would place fourth. In the group stage, Epik Gamer would take first, going 3-0 by defeating against All authority, FnaticMSI, and Team Pacific. After placing first, Epik Gamer would be directly seeded into the semi finals, where they would fall 0-2 to FnaticMSI. Dropping down to the loser's bracket, EG would fall there to Team SoloMid 0-2.

Pre-Season 2

On July 9th, 2011, PureGoldenBoy replaced Doublelift as support player for Epik Gamer.

Epik Gamer was invited to compete in the 2011 MLG Pro Circuit - Raleigh. In the group stage, Epik would place second going 2-1, defeating Team SoloMid, Curse Gaming, while falling to Counter Logic Gaming. Due to the extended series rule, Epik Gamer would come into the finals against Counter Logic Gaming 0-2. Unfortunately for EG, they would lose the next two games, going 0-4 against CLG in the finals and ending off with a second place finish.

On September 22nd, Epik would see another change in their roster, with Nhat Nguyen replacing PureGoldenBoy as Epik Gamer's new support. Nhat Nguyen would be suggested to the team by Riot Rara, they would have addded Curtoky. After plying some matches with Nhat, the team decided to choose him.

Less than a month after the roster change, Epik Gamer would attend the IGN ProLeague Season 3 - Atlantic City. In the tournament, Epik would defeat v8 Esports 2-0 in the quarterfinals and Team SoloMid 2-1 in the semifinals. Advancing to the grand finals, Epik would lose 1-2 to Dignitas, taking home second place.

In the 2011 MLG Pro Circuit in Providence, Epik Gamer would take second place. At the event Epik would defeat Dignitas 2-0 in the first round and Team SoloMid 2-1 in the second round. However, Epik would lose in their rematch against Team Solomid in the grand finals, despite having a 2-1 lead over TSM.

End of Epik Gamer

In March and April of 2012, various changes occurred to the Epik Gamer player roster. On March 13th, long time top lane player Dyrus left to join Team SoloMid. Two days after his departure, team founder, owner, and captain Dan Dinh was kicked from Epik Gamer. A few days after the two large departures, ClakeyD joined team Epik Gamer to become their new jungler. However, his tenure at EG would only last a month as he would leave on April 13th. On the same day of ClakeyD's departure, former v8 Esports members Aphromoo and Unstoppable join Epik Gamer. On April 24th, wingsofdeathx replaces Westrice.

At the end of these hectic final months, the resulting roster of Epik Gamer would be Salce, Aphromoo, Nhat Nguyen, Unstoppable, wingsofdeathx, and Callipygous.

On May 11th, 2012, Team SoloMid acquires the roster of Epik Gamer, with Epik Gamer becoming Team SoloMid Evo

Pre-Season 3

In December of 2012, Epik Gamer reformed with Dan Dinh, Salce, Westrice, cat8, and puregoldenboy to compete in the Season 3 qualifiers. They played in the offline qualifiers on January 4-5 with wingsofdeathx as a sub in place of Westrice, and qualified for the live offline qualifier on January 11. But they failed to make it past the offline qualifiers, and subsequently disbanded again.

Team Encounters
TeamLast EncounterEncountersWins / Losses
Team
Team SoloMidTeam SoloMid
Last Encounter
Oct 2017
Encounters
9
Wins / Losses
7/2
Team
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas
Last Encounter
Oct 2017
Encounters
4
Wins / Losses
3/1
Team
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming
Last Encounter
Oct 2017
Encounters
3
Wins / Losses
0/3
Team
Team CurseTeam Curse
Last Encounter
Oct 2017
Encounters
3
Wins / Losses
1/2
Team
v8 eSportsv8 eSports
Last Encounter
Oct 2017
Encounters
3
Wins / Losses
1/2
Placements
PlaceTournamentPrize
Place
7th-8th7th-8th
Tournament
IGN ProLeague Season 4
9th Apr 2012
Prize
$1,250
Place
2nd2nd
Tournament
2011 MLG Pro Circuit Championship Providence
20th Nov 2011
Prize
$8,000
Place
2nd2nd
Tournament
IGN ProLeague Season 3
9th Oct 2011
Prize
$5,000
Place
2nd2nd
Tournament
MLG Pro Circuit Raleigh
28th Aug 2011
Prize
$7,500
Roster History
Meruem
MeruemLeft
Jan 2013
puregoldenboy
Jan 2013
Meruem
MeruemJoined
Dec 2012
Nhat Nguyen
May 2012
Salce
SalceLeft
May 2012
Nhat Nguyen
Sep 2011
puregoldenboy
Jul 2011
MasteR of LoL
Sep 2010
MasteR of LoL
Aug 2010
Salce
SalceJoined
Aug 2010
Latest Matches
TournamentTeamOppositionScoreDate
Tournament
Team
Opposition
Score
0-1
Date
11th January
Tournament
Team
Opposition
Score
0-1
Date
11th January
Tournament
Team
Opposition
Score
0-2
Date
7th April
Tournament
Team
Opposition
Score
0-2
Date
6th April
Tournament
Team
Opposition
Score
2-4
Date
21st November


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