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|Country of Birth||Denmark|
|Birthday||August 22, 1991 (age 27)|
|Soloqueue IDs||NiP Deficio, CW Deficio, Wolves Deficio, FZ Deficio, XL Deficio|
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Martin "Deficio" Lynge is the general manager for Origen.
Deficio is a League of Legends player from Skanderborg, Denmark. Among the first games he played were Heroes of Might and Magic III as well as Age of Empires II. He then continued with Football Manager and World of Warcraft.
After getting tired of WoW his friends decided to explore League of Legends and introduced Deficio to it.
Deficio previously played mid lane for XL, Team FragZone and Team SharkGaming before moving on to form Copenhagen Wolves. He initially started out as the manager for said team, but after the departure of XL Winner right before the Season 3 qualifiers, he picked up the support role alongside AD Carry player TheTess. The roster eventually left to become Ninjas in Pyjamas.
On November 3, 2013, Deficio would post the anticipated new lineup for NiP and announce that he would step down from the player roster to take up a managerial/coaching position within the team.
On January 13, 2014, Deficio announced his retiring from his coaching position with NiP and moved into a full time casting career. He cast his first match at the EU LCS 2014 Spring Split on January 14.
In February 2018, Deficio moved from being a Riot employee to a position as a freelance shoutcaster who would continue to cast the EU LCS similarly to his role in the past, but now be able to explore additional projects in esports.
- "Deficio" means "I fail" in Latin. Martin liked the sound of it and decided to use it as his username even before League of Legends.
- Played a lot of Malzahar, Swain and Karthus during Season 1 to climb the ladder.
- A quote he is fond of is Tywin Lannister's "Any man who must say 'I am the king' is no true king" (from Game of Thrones)
- Was previously the manager for Copenhagen Wolves
- Gained immense popularity for his poke at Bjergsen during the Season 3 qualifiers.
- Achieved Rank 1 in the EUNE solo queue during Season 2, playing Jungle Fiddlesticks almost exclusively.
- Has a high interest in history besides other activities like music, reading or watching series
- His favorite book series is Emperor: The Gods of War: A Novel of Julius Caesar
- His favorite TV series is Spartacus
- His favorite dishes are grilled spare ribs and the typical Danish Christmas dinner, duck with potatoes and gravy
- Enjoys watching Family Guy and American Dad
- His favorite song is Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven.
- Was part of the Season 3 World Championship Analyst desk.
- Deficio is a Dallas Cowboys fan.
- Announced his retirement from coaching on January 13, 2014 to become a full time League of Legends caster.
- Helped kickstart Bjergsen's career in eSports
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|Deficio Tournament Results|
|2016-04-01||1||2016 League of Draven Caster Showdown|
1 : 0NACL
|2013-08-25||6||EU LCS 2013 Summer Playoffs|
1 : 2aTTaX
|2013-08-17||5||EU LCS 2013 Summer|
15 - 13RR
|2013-05-06||Q||EU LCS 2013 Summer Promotion|
3 : 1SAMU
|2013-04-28||5 - 6||EU LCS 2013 Spring Playoffs|
1 : 2EG
|2013-04-14||5||EU LCS 2013 Spring|
13 - 15RR
|2013-01-27||Q||EU LCS 2013 Spring Offline Qualifiers|
2 : 0M
|2012-10-14||1||NetParty Fyn 13|
|2012-05-20||1||The Blast #4|
2 : 0LUNA
Notable Events Cast
- 2014 EU LCS
- 2014 Season World Championship
- 2015 EU LCS
- 2015 Season World Championship
- 2016 EU LCS
- 2016 Season World Championship
- January 11, Deficio in-depth interview on building Origen and his dream scenario at LEC with The Shotcaller on YouTube
- April 12, Deficio: "I think losing PowerOfEvil and Febiven didn't really hurt the region. Losing Zven and mithy did hurt our overall level, especially how much teams can challenge Fnatic now." with Renato "Shakarez" Perdigão on Blitz Esports
- April 27, Deficio on why choking doesn't excuse poor international play & recreating the EU broadcast identity with Blitz Esports
- May 26, Deficio on G2’s performance, hopes for more LCS teams to step up, and predictions for EU at Worlds with Yahoo Esports
- December 12, Kobe and Deficio trash talk EU vs NA, their (un)professional relationship, describe Kobe's big peak with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- February 10, Deficio on the top teams in each region, lack of champ diversity in the current meta & the EU exodus with theScore Esports
- April 19, Deficio on Europe at MSI: 'We sent probably the best option... G2 will be extremely hungry' with theScore Esports
- September 13, Jatt, Deficio, and Spawn talk Worlds groups, which regions are the strongest, and share their boldest predictions with Yahoo Esports
- September 17, Deficio: "G2 can surprise people" with Red Bull Esports
- December 15, Deficio on EU '17: ’It looks like we will have 5, 6, maybe even 7 really good and competitive teams’ with Yahoo Esports
- April 20, Deficio Madrid Spring Finals Interview: "Got a vocal coach and had lessons in English" with 1337mag
- September 16, Travis Talks to Sjokz, Deficio, and Jatt About the Group Draw, Worlds, and Their Predictions with onGamers
- October 9, Worlds 2015: Deficio om Origens prestation, den nuvarande patchen & om sitt castande with Fragbite
- March 26, Interview mit Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge with inLoL.de
- May 21, Former Copenhagen Wolves LoL team becomes NiP.LoL with gaming.dk
- May 31, Interview with Deficio of Ninjas in Pyjamas LoL with Team Dignitas
- July 3, Catching up with NiP Deficio - LCS Summer Week 3 with Leaguepedia
- August 25, Deficio says his KDA Ratio Makes Him the Best Player in Europe (video) with GameSpot
- September 30, Deficio 'Grilled': "MadLife has top mechanics." (in-depth interview, Episode 87) Team Acer
- November 28, Catching Up With Deficio at IEM Cologne with Leaguepedia
- January 10, Deficio will still be on the LEC analyst desk next year, but will he cast? by Xing Li on Dot Esports
- August 28, Riot Games’ English casting team not heading to Worlds until finals by Adel Chouadria on Cybersport
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