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|Soloqueue IDs||CaliTrlolz8, HOGEE|
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Steven "CaliTrlolz" Kim is a retired League of Legends esports player, previously top laner for Team 8.
On February 17, CaliTrlolz joined Team 8, replacing previous toplaner RicheRich. Despite the fact that RicheRich's departure was believed by many to be the end of the team, CaliTrlolz not only performed well in his role but quickly became recognized as one of the best toplaners in the North American Challenger scene. With the roster of CaliTrlolz, PorpoisePops, Slooshi, frommaplestreet, and Dodo8, Team 8 won two Black Monster Cups (spring and summer) and the Lone Star Clash 3 and placed second in the NACL.
Despite their impressive Challenger record, Team 8 were unable to perform well in the NACS until the second summer series, where they placed first. After a 2015 LCS Spring Promotion Tournament win against compLexity, CaliTrlolz and the rest of the team qualified for the LCS.
After the promotion tournament, CaliTrlolz announced he would be stepping down from the team because he was unable to delay entrance to pharmaceutical school. However, he was successfully able to petition his school to delay for a year with the support of the community and remain on the team to play in the LCS.
In the spring split of the 2015 LCS, Team 8 initially slipped into ninth place after the fifth week. After a more successful end to the season, however, they climbed into a tie for the final playoff spot, but lost the tiebreaker to Team Liquid and settled into seventh with a 9-9 record. In the summer season, Team 8 once again finished the regular season tied for seventh; however, this time, they lost to Cloud9 and were sent to the 2016 Spring Promotion Tournament. They chose Team Imagine as their Challenger opponent and beat them 3-1 to stay in the LCS for the spring season. After the season, CaliTrlolz announced his retirement and return to pharmaceutical school, as he had always planned.
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|CaliTrlolz 1v1 Tournament Results|
|2014-09-14||12 - 18||Alienware Fall Brawl 1v1 Tournament|
- August 30, CaliforniaTrlolz: An insight into North American Challenger with , and on eGaming Network
- September 13, [Team 8] CaliTrlolz Petition to Defer School/AMA. Help summoners! with , and on Reddit
- September 24, CaliTrlolz: "I look forward to innovating the rather boring lane into the most exciting lane to watch in the LCS." with , and on Esports Heaven
- October 29, New Kids on the Block: An Interview with Team8's Calitrlolz with , and on Team Dignitas
- January 13, CaliTrlolz8: one shot at the LCS by , and on LoL Esports
- January 18, Calitrlolz - An unlikely LCS journey by , and on Gold Per 10
- January 27, LCS NA 2015: CaliTrlolz "It feels good to be carried sometimes. (by Slooshi)" (video) with , and on SK Gaming
- February 24, CaliTrlolz on struggling due to onstage jitters and looking up to Alex Ich (video) with , and on onGamers
- July 27, CaliTrlolz on his retirement, helping Team 8 avoid relegation and his future plans with , and on The Score
- July 30, CaliTrlolz Thanks Fans For the Opportunity To Compete For the Past Year with , and on GameSpot
- September 4, CALITRLOLZ'S FINAL FIGHT FOR TEAM 8 by , and on LoL Esports
- September 8, CaliTrlolz8 Retirement AMA. with , and on Reddit
- September 6, My Twitter AMA answers / LCS Aftermath with , and on Twitter
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