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Background Information
Name: Christopher Mykles
Team: Renegades
Country: United States USA
Birthday: October 19, 1986 (1986-10-19) (age 29)
Video archive: ggChronicle
Team History
Jul 2013 - Sept 2014
Counter Logic Gaming
Jun 2015 - Present
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Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles is a League of Legends caster for OnGameNet, the co-owner of ggChronicle and LA Renegades. He was also the previous coach for Counter Logic Gaming.


Monte attended Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland for a year before returning to the United States to continue his studies. He studied Literature. While working at a law firm in New York City, Monte became "obsessed" with League of Legends in its beta phase and subsequently founded ggChronicle to provide a journalism outlet devoted to League eSports.[1]

This was not his first experience with eSports, Monte was previously involved with eSports as a volunteer writer for WCReplays, a Warcraft 3 replays site.[2] He began shoutcasting for WCReplays with Phreak and attests that casting came naturally due to his many years of stage performance.[3] During his involvement with Warcraft 3 he managed a professional team with Verge Gaming and joined the Team Sportscast Network, a now defunct eSports shoutcasting organization.[4][5]

Subsequently he accepted a full-time contract casting position at OnGameNet.[6] Since July 24th, 2013 he has been coach for CLG, aswell as continuing to cast for OnGameNet.[7]

On September 5th, 2014, MonteCristo stopped coaching CLG, with Zuna taking his place.

On June 19th, 2015, he became the co-owner of Renegades.


  • Co-host of Summoning Insight, a LoL talk show, with OnGamers Senior eSports Content Creator Thorin.
  • Has a rooftop garden.[8][9][10][11]
  • Has a degree in English.
  • Leader of the "SKT T1 Hype Train" at the Season 3 World Championship.
  • Made the CLG players read "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu to give them a better understanding and idea of strategy.
  • Once challenged a Quaker to a wrestling match and lost.
  • Practices Muay Thai.[12][13][14]
  • Views up to 30-40 hours of League of Legends VODs a week to prepare for casting.[15]
  • Voted "Most Pretentious" at Poudre High School in Fort Collins 2005.
  • Was part of the Analyst desk at the Season 3 World Championship.
  • Was previously a DJ and used the name "Vainglory".[16][17]
  • Is known for his use of the word 'Rotations' while casting OGN.

Notable Events

2015 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
2015 World Championship Le Dock Pullman
SSE Arena
Brussels Expo
Mercedes-Benz Arena
Arrondissement de Saint-Denis, Paris
Wembley, London
Place de Belgique 1, Brussels
Stuttgart, Berlin
2015 LCK Summer Playoffs Hwa Jeong Gym (Tiger Dome) Korea University, Seoul South Korea
2015 Mid-Season Invitational Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Tallahassee, FL USA
IEM IX World Championship Spodek Arena Katowice Poland

2014 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
IEM IX San Jose SAP Center San Jose, CA USA
2014 World Championship NTU Sport Center
Singapore EXPO
Busan BEXCO Auditorium
Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Sang-am World Cup Stadium
South Korea
South Korea
South Korea
HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014 South Korea
HOT6iX Champions Spring 2014 South Korea
SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 South Korea



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  1. December 17th, 2012 MonteCristo AMA, answer about years away from eSports with
  2. December 17th, 2012 MonteCristo AMA, answer about starting in eSports with
  3. December 17th, 2012 MonteCristo AMA, answer about early WC3 casting with
  4. Team Sportscast Network
  5. ggChronicle's MonteCristo author profile ggChronicle
  6. December 17th, 2012 MonteCristo AMA, answer about ggChronicle work with
  7. CLG brings on MonteCristo as Coach
  8. MonteCristo Twitter post
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  11. MonteCristo Twitter post
  12. The Leaguecraft ggClassic Presented by Gaming.StackExchange: A New $5,000 Tournament with Open Sign-Ups - Author Profile
  13. MonteCristo Twitter Post
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  15. Watching LoL rather than playing
  16. MonteCristo Twitter Post
  17. MonteCristo tumblr post