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Team Vulcun

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Team Vulcun
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Team Information
Location: United States USA
Coaches: Kenneth "Kenma" Buechter
Managers: Christina "Gnomesayin" Laird
Website: http://vulcun.com/
Sponsor: NOS Energy Drink
PWR Clothing
TechBargains
iBUYPOWER
LoL-Class.com
Razer
Facebook: Vulcun Command
Number of Players: 9
History
Created: 2013-02-02
Disbanded: 2013-10-16
Player Trades: 2013-04-03 Muffinqt leaves
2013-04-03 acq. BloodWater
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Team Vulcun was a North American eSports Team which formed in February 2013 to compete in Riot Games' Season 3 NA League Championship Series. In October 2013, the team reformed as XDG Gaming.

The team competed under the name Vulcun TechBargains, in representation of their sponsor, TechBargains.

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History

Season 3

Team Vulcun was a North American Professional League of Legends team that was formed on February 2nd 2013, after acquiring the roster of Team FeaR. Along with the announcement of the team's new name, they also announced their two subs, ScubaChris and MasteR of LoL.

On April 23rd 2013, BloodWater replaced Muffinqt as Team Vulcun's Support.

On May 2nd 2013, it was officially announced the Team Vulcun would play under the name Vulcun TechBargains in representation of their new sponsor, TechBargains.

After they acquired BloodWater, Team Vulcun's game increased to another level having a true dedicated shotcaller and went on to place 5th in the NA LCS Spring Season. At the NA LCS Spring Playoffs, they went on to place 3rd, securing their spot in the NA LCS Summer Season.

During the NA LCS Summer Season, despite a somewhat shaky beginning, Vulcun hit their stride starting middle of the season, becoming a dominant team in the league. They ended the season with a great record of 20-8, placing 2nd only after the dominant Cloud 9, ensuring them a bye at NA LCS Summer Playoffs and their spot for Season 4 Spring season. Vulcun faced TSM in the semifinals but lost 2-0 in the set, sending them to fight Team Dignitas for a 3rd place finish. The team's strong game bested dig, making them the last NA team to qualify for a coveted spot at the Season 3 World Championship.

At the S3 Championship, Vulcun would be placed into a tough group and came out extremely strong, surprising much of the crowd and win their first game against top European seed, Fnatic in convincing fashion. They would be unable to continue strong through the rest of the group stage and finish 4th in the group, not advancing to the Quarterfinals and would end up 12th at the tournament.

New Team Name

It was announced in October 2013 that Team Vulcun would continue playing post-Season 3 but reformed as XDG Gaming.

Timeline

2013

Player Roster

Team Vulcun Season 3 World Championship Roster
Left to Right: mandatorycloud, Xmithie, BloodWater, Sycho Sid, Zuna

Former

ID Name Role New Team
USA Sycho Sid Benny Hung Top XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
Philippines Xmithie Jake Puchero Jungle XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA mandatorycloud Zachary Hoschar Mid XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA Zuna Christopher Buechter AD XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
Bulgaria BloodWater Lyubomir Spasov Support XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA ScubaChris Christopher Lee Sub XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA MasteR of LoL Joshua Webb Sub XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA Nickwu Nicholas Wu Smith Sub XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA ROBERTxLEE Robert Lee Sub XD.GGlogo std.png XDG Gaming
USA Muffinqt Jake Lowry Support
None

Organization

ID Name Position
USA Gnomesayin Christina Laird Team Manager
USA Kenma Kenneth Buechter Team Coach

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2013-10-04 RpPoints.png B111 - 12th Season 3 World Championship 3 : 5 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) $ 30,000
2013-09-01 LCSlogo small.png A33rd LCS North America Season 3 Summer Playoffs 2 : 0 Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas $ 15,000
2013-04-28 LCSlogo small.png A33rd LCS North America Season 3 Spring Playoffs 2 : 1 Crslogo std.png Team Curse $ 15,000

Highlight Videos

Interviews

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Team FeaR now Team Vulcun! Also, sub announcement inside. reddit.com
  2. Vulcun welcome Lyubomir “BloodWater” Spasov to the team vulcun.com
  3. Announcing a new partnership! PWR Clothing! vulcun.com
  4. Vulcun announces partnership with Techbargains vulcun.com
  5. Vulcun Techbargains are proud to announce a new partnership with iBUYPOWER! vulcun.com
  6. Razer welcomes Team Vulcun! razerzone.com
  7. Gnomesayin Twitter Post twitter.com
  8. Gnomesayin Tweet twitter.com
  9. VulcunCommand Tweet twitter.com
  10. Vulcun New Name Reddit Post