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Background Information
Name: Martin Lynge
Country: Denmark Denmark
Birthday: August 22, 1991 (1991-08-22) (age 25)
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Team History
Nov 2011 - ??? 2012
Cruel Ultimatum
May 2012 - May 2012
Team FragZone
May 2012 - ??? 2012
Team SharkGaming
Aug 2012 - May 2013
Copenhagen Wolves
May 2013 - Jan 2014
Ninjas in Pyjamas
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Martin "Deficio" Lynge is the former Manager/Coach for Ninjas in Pyjamas. He is now a full time caster.


Deficio is a League of Legends player from Skanderborg, Denmark. Among the first games he played were Heroes of Might and Magic III and 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 3rd, 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.[1]

On January 13th, Deficio announced his retirement from coaching position with NiP in order to pursue a fulltime caster career. He casted his first match at the EU LCS 2014 Spring Split on January 14th.[2]

On May 5th 2014, Deficio officialy changed his twitter handle to RiotDeficio.[3]

On June 2nd 2015, Riot announced that Deficio will be suspended from on-air duties until Week 4 of LCS, withdrawn from the casting desk for all Copenhagen Wolves games on an indefinite basis and restricted from being a Team Member of any LCS team for the rest of the 2015 season and the entirety of the 2016 season due to violation of Riot and LCS Rules.[4]


  • "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
    during Season 1 to climb the ladder.
  • Was known for his
    pick in Season 1.
  • Favorite champion to play in casual games is
  • 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
    almost exclusively.
  • Has a high interest in history besides other activities like music, reading or watching series.
  • His favourite song is Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven.
  • His favourite book series is Emperor by Conn Iggulden.
  • His favourite TV series is Spartacus. He also enjoys watching Family Guy and American Dad.
  • His favourite dishes are grilled spare ribs and the typical Danish Christmas dinner, duck with potatoes and gravy.
  • Was part of the Season 3 World Championship Analyst desk. [6]
  • Deficio is a Dallas Cowboys Fan.[citation needed]

Notable Events

2017 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
2017 Mid-Season Invitational.png 2017 Mid-Season Invitational CBLoL Studio
Jeunesse Arena
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
EU LCS.png 2017 EU LCS Spring Playoffs Barclaycard Arena Hamburg Germany

2016 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
Esltumbnail.png IEM Season XI Gyeonggi Goyang Sports Complex Gyeonggi-do South Korea
All-Star Barcelona 2016.png All-Star Barcelona 2016 Palau Sant Jordi Barcelona Spain
Worlds Logosmall.png 2016 World Championship Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
The Chicago Theatre
Madison Square Garden
Staples Center
San Francisco, California
Chicago, Illinois
New York City, New York
Los Angeles, California
EU LCS.png 2016 EU LCS Summer Playoffs Tauron Arena Krakow Poland
2016 Mid-Season Invitational.png 2016 Mid-Season Invitational Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
EU LCS.png 2016 EU LCS Spring Playoffs Ahoy Rotterdam Rotterdam Netherlands
Esltumbnail.png IEM X World Championship Spodek Arena and ICC Hall Katowice Poland

2014 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
All-Star Event 2015.png All-Star Los Angeles 2015 NA LCS Studio Los Angeles, California USA
Worlds Logosmall.png 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
EU LCS.png 2015 EU LCS Summer Playoffs Hovet Arena Stockholm Sweden
MSI2015.png 2015 Mid-Season Invitational Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Tallahassee, FL USA
Esltumbnail.png IEM IX World Championship Spodek Arena Katowice Poland

2014 Events
Event Venue Loc. C
Worlds Logosmall.png 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


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