2011-07-15 LoL Division
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- 1 History
- 2 Timeline
- 3 Player Roster
- 4 Player LCS Participation
- 5 Organization
- 6 Team Achievements
- 7 Highlight Videos
- 8 Interviews
- 9 External Links
- 10 Gallery
- 11 References
ALTERNATE aTTaX is a German based organization. They were previously known as Team ALTERNATE.
Formation of Team ALTERNATE
Team ALTERNATE began their venture into competitive League of Legends in July 25th, 2011, when they acquired the roster of Competo Sports: Forellenlord, Fisch, unso, Lycades, destruct, CedeoCedeo, and Timson.
In August 2011, Team ALTERNATE competed in IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne. ALTERNATE was seeded into Group A and placed third out of four, going 1-2 by defeating MyRevenge, while falling to Team SoloMid and Millenium. Team ALTERNATE would not qualify for the playoffs, and returned home with a 5th-6th place finish along with SK Gaming.
At the ESL Pro Series Germany Winter 2011, Team ALTERNATE had a strong showing, placing first in the tournament. In Group A, ALTERNATE placed second by beating Logix and Evoplay, while dropping a game to Team Acer. In the playoffs, ALTERNATE defeated mTw.EU 2-1 in the quarterfinals and Peculiar 2-0 in the semifinals. In the grand finals, ALTERNATE took out Team Acer 2-0 and earned first place at the event.
Team ALTERNATE was unable to directly qualify for IEM Season VI - World Championship, but was still selected as a runner-up. Before the event, Invictus Gaming of China revealed that they could not provide visas for all their players to attend, so ALTERNATE was contacted as a replacement team. ALTERNATE was seeded into Group A and placed fourth, with victories over FnaticRC and Millenium and losses to Dignitas, Counter Logic Gaming Prime, and against All authority. Team ALTERNATE did not qualify for the bracket stage, and received a 7th-8th place finish with Team SoloMid.
Team ALTERNATE disbanded shortly after the European Regionals. However, on September 24th, the organization announced a new roster through the acquisition of Team Eloblade. Two former players, ForellenLord and Leofromkorea, returned to the team via this transfer.
The start of season 3 was pretty rough for Team ALTERNATE. After being disqualfied from ESL_Pro_Series_Germany/Winter_2012 they lost sponsors and as a result couldn´t attend IPL 5, where they had qualified as Team EloBlade before the roster change. In December, Leofromkorea left the team and was replaced by Jree. With this new roster, ALTERNATE participated in THOR Open 2012 and finished 2-2, placing third out of five. A week later, the team attended IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne, going 0-3 in groups after losing to CJ Entus, Meet Your Makers and CLG Europe, placing 7th-8th.
After ALTERNATE placed 1st-4th in the 2013 Season 3 European Ranked 5s Online Qualifier, they headed to Warsaw in order to qualify for the European Season 3 Spring Season. In January, Araneae took the place of Kottenx as the team's starting jungler. At that month's Season 3 Championship Series Qualifiers, they finished 1-2 and did not exit the group stage after losing to GIANTS! Gaming and the overall favorite Fnatic, despite winning against Anexis eSports.
ALTERNATE qualified for the Season 3 Summer Split at the LCS Season 3 Lille Summer Promotion Qualifier by taking second place, losing only to Meet Your Makers. At the European LCS Summer Promotion Qualifiers, Alternate dispatched Wizards e-Sports Club 2-1, then defeated GIANTS! Gaming 3-2 in a best of five series to qualify for the Summer LCS Season.
Team ALTERNATE took Europe by storm during the first weeks of the summer split of the LCS, opening 5-0 and commanding the top of the standings for six weeks. Although ALTERNATE entered the final week of the LCS ranked second, a devastating 0-5 showing left them tied for sixth, where they won a pivotal tiebreaker against SK Gaming to qualify for the summer split playoffs and maintain their hopes to qualify for the Season 3 World Championship.
At the summer playoffs, ALTERNATE lost a 1-2 first round set to Evil Geniuses, but defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas in a critical 2-1 match to avoid the possibility of being relegated and finished fifth overall.
Shortly after New Year, the roster left Team ALTERNATE to join Millenium.
ALTERNATE returned to the German scene in June and picked up Tick Trick and Duck, who had placed second behind n!faculty in ESL Pro Series Spring 2014. The team qualified for the offline stage of ESL Pro Series Summer 2014, where they faced n!faculty once again but lost 1-2. The roster left the organization in September.
After more than two years, ALTERNATE aTTaX (rebranded in 2016) returned to League of Legends and acquired the roster of Iguana eSports, who had won ESL Meisterschaft Winter 2016 and qualified for the 2017 EU Challenger Series Qualifier. HeaQ had already left the team to join Giants Gaming, but stayed with the team as a temporary substitute.
- January 6th, roster and EUCS Qualifier spot of Iguana eSports are acquired. Kektz, Phrenic, Jenax, and Arphan join. HeaQ joins on loan from Giants Gaming for 2017 EUCS Spring Qualifiers. Arvindir joins as head coach.
- January 23rd, Kektz leaves.
- February 4th, Scarface and Reje join.
- March 10th, Arphan leaves.
- March 16th, Fittle joins. Riokkee leaves.
- June 2nd, Reje leaves.
- June 3rd, Emtest joins.
- September 21st, Wardain and Wendelbo join.
- December 4th, Wendelbo leaves.
- January 1st, Team ALTERNATE rebrands to ALTERNATE aTTaX.
- January 3rd, roster departs from the organization. kev1n, Araneae, Kerp, Creaton, Jree, and Metalx leave.
- June 12th, Team ALTERNATE acquires the roster of Tick Trick and Duck. PhantomJo, lNightmare, Snow, SunnyXX, and Bonaparte join.
- July 19th, PhantomJo is released, while Bonaparte steps down from the main roster. Koi and dax join.
- September 9th, previous roster leaves the organization. Koi, lNightmare, Snow, SunnyXX, dax, and Bonaparte leave.
- January 25th, Araneae joins as starting jungler ; Kottenx steps down to substitute position. 
- February, Kottenx leaves.
- March 23rd, 2nd place at LCS Season 3 Lille Summer Promotion Qualifier.
- April 17th, Creaton joins. Metalx becomes the sub.
- November 23rd, Joe Brophy joins as Team Manager. 
- December 4th, ForellenLord is released.
- December 5th, kev1n joins as the top laner, Kerp moves to mid.
|HeaQ||Martin Kordmaa||AD||Giants Gaming||2017 EUCS Spring Qualifiers|
|SAND||Philipp Bennek||Support||Jree||IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne|
|WhiteKnight108||Matti Sormunen||Mid||ForellenLord||Riot League Championship Series Europe Summer Week 4|
|WhiteKnight108||Matti Sormunen||AD||Creaton||Riot League Championship Series Europe Summer Week 5|
Riot League Championship Series Europe Summer Week 6
|Wendelbo||Daniel Ernst Wendelbo||Support||2017-09-21||2017-12-04|
|Reje||Victor Etlar Eriksen||AD||P3P eSports||2017-02-04||2017-06-02|
|Arphan||Arphan Omar||Support||Burger Flippers||2017-01-06||2017-03-10|
|Koi||Kuba Nowicki||Top||Playing Ducks||2014-07-19||2014-09-09|
|lNightmare||Georgios Skarafigkas||Jungle||Planetkey Dynamics||2014-06-12||2014-09-09|
|Snow||Mirco Janke||Mid||Planetkey Dynamics||2014-06-12||2014-09-09|
|SunnyXX||Josef Schusteritsch||AD||Planetkey Dynamics||2014-06-12||2014-09-09|
|dax||Alejandro Germain||Support||Dimegio Club||2014-07-19||2014-09-09|
|Bonaparte||Maximilian Lammel||Sub/Support||Planetkey Dynamics||2014-06-12||2014-09-09|
|PhantomJo||Jannik Markert||Top||PENTA Sports||2014-06-12||2014-07-19|
|Araneae||Alvar Martín Aleñar||Jungle||Millenium||2013-01-25||2014-01-03|
|Leofromkorea||Łukasz Mirek||Support||Anexis eSports||2012-09-25||2012-11-24|
|Noaphiel||Sven Grothe||Support||peculiar gaming||2011-07-??||2012-09-21|
|ForellenLord||Carl Lückmann||Mid||team eloblade||2011-07-25||2012-09-03|
Player LCS Participation
- For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.
- Only regular season games are listed. Last update: after LCS Summer 2017
|reideen||Alexander Repp||General Manager|
|Sliver||Niklas Timmermann||Deputy General Manager|
|Arvindir||Danusch Fischer||Head Coach|
|Patox||Christopher Gellner||Manager||FC Schalke 04|
|shadjEAH||Andreas Pullitzky||Team Manager||Planetkey Dynamics|
|Brophy||Joe Brophy||Team Manager||Millenium|
|cliff||Raffael Wagner||Team Manager|
|sigge||Johannes Sick||General Manager||Team ROCCAT|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2013-08-25||5th||LCS EU Season 3 Summer Playoffs||2 : 1||Ninjas in Pyjamas|
|2013-04-21||6th||LCS EU Season 3 Summer Regular Season||13 : 15||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2013-05-06||Q||LCS EU Season 3 Summer Promotion||3 : 2||Giants Gaming|
|2013-03-23||2nd||LCS Season 3 Lille Summer Promotion Qualifier||0 : 2||MeetYourMakers||$ 5,000|
|2012-12-15||7 - 8th||IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne||0 : 3||Group Stage (W/L)||$ 2,500|
|2012-08-18||5 - 8th||Season 2 European Regional Finals||0 : 2||CLG Europe||$ 10,000|
|2012-03-10||7 - 8th||IEM Season VI - World Championship||2 : 3||Group Stage (W/L)||$ 2,200|
|2011-08-21||5 - 6th||IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne||1 : 2||Group Stage (W/L)||$ 2,100|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2017-01-14||NQ||2017 EUCS Spring Qualifier||2 : 3||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2014-09-07||3 - 4th||ESL Pro Series Germany Summer 2014||1 : 2||n!faculty||€ 550|
|2013-01-30||3rd||ESL Major Series Winter 2012||2 : 0||headshotBG||€ 1,000|
|2012-12-09||3rd||THOR Open 2012||2 : 1||mousesports||kr 10,000|
|2012-10-28||5 - 6th||Tales of the Lane||1 : 2||Team Curse Europe|
|2012-10-02||2nd||ESL Major Series Season X||0 : 2||Fnatic||€ 1,500|
|2012-09-02||1st||ESL Pro Series Germany Summer 2012||2 : 1||mortal Teamwork||€ 3,500|
|2011-11-22||1st||ESL Pro Series Germany Winter 2011||2 : 0||Team Acer||€ 3,500|
|In Minor Tournaments|
|2014-07-15||3 - 4th||ESL Pro Series Germany Summer 2014 Cup #5||0 : 1||Planetkey Dynamics||€ 75|
|2014-07-07||2nd||ESL Pro Series Germany Summer 2014 Cup #4||0 : 1||Playing Ducks||€ 150|
|2013-04-23||2nd||EUW Challenger Series Week 1||1 : 3||Sinners Never Sleep||$ 250|
|2013-04-02||3rd||SoloMid EU Invitational 3||1 : 2||Esport4Life||$ 100|
|2013-03-20||2nd||SoloMid EU Invitational 2||1 : 2||MeetYourMakers||$ 500|
|2012-05-13||1st||EU West Go4LoL Cup #89||1 : 0||Impact MultiGaming||€ 200|
- Team Profile - Alternate - LoL Showmatch (video) youtube.com
- GIANTS VS ALTERNATE Crazy Teamfight] youtube.com
- Iguana eSports nimmt als ALTERNATE aTTaX am CS-Qualifier teil summoners-inn.de
- Arvindir's Tweet twitter.com
- A new player on top for the Challenge France team-ldlc.com
- We are back on Summoners Rift alternate-attax.de
- ALTERNATE aTTaX's Facebook Post (German) facebook.com
- ALTERNATE aTTaX's Tweet (German) twitter.com
- Reje's Tweet twitter.com
- ALTERNATE aTTaX's Tweet (German) twitter.com
- ALTERNATE aTTaX's Tweet (German) twitter.com
- Attax Adds Wardain and Wendelbo alternate-attax.de
- Wendelbo's Tweet twitter.com
- We are back alternate-attax.de
- Araneae Twitter Post twitter.com
- A new legion is coming team-alternate.de
- 2 new additions to the ATN LoL Team team-alternate.de
- Announcement team-alternate.de
- Araneae Interview with Team Acer aceresport.com
- Araneae Reddit post reddit.com
- LoL Team Line-up change team-alternate.de
- Joe Brophy joins as Team Manager. team-alternate.de
- ForellenLord goes back to his roots but what will happen now? team-alternate.de
- ATN Kev1n - Confirmed! team-alternate.de
- ForellenLord Facebook Post facebook.com
- IGN ProLeague Tweet twitter.com
- We proudly present our new League of Legends Team! team-alternate.de
- Metalx Facebook Status facebook.com
- Team ALTERNATE begrüßt weiteren Zuwachs (German) team-alternate.de