Ember

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Ember
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Team Information
Org LocationNorth America North America
Region
NA
 North America
History
Created2015-12-07
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Ember is a North American Challenger team.

History

Ember was formed in December 2015, when a new organization called Team Elemental acquired Cloud9 Tempest's NA Challenger Series spot. The first player to join the team at the time of announcement was support Gleeb.[1] Almost 3 weeks later, Solo, Contractz, Goldenglue, and LOD completed the roster. On December 25, the day that Goldenglue was announced, Ember released all starting salary information for their team. At the time, all players were receiving at least $70,000 in total compensation between bonuses and base salary. In doing so, they became the first professional team to make their players' salaries public.[2]

After a 3-1-1 record in the regular season, Ember qualified for the NACS playoffs with the second seed. Over the course of the season, they also loaned multiple players to Echo Fox to play in the NA LCS when that team had visa issues preventing starters kfo, Hard, and Froggen from playing - even having all four LCS-eligible players starting for them in one game (Contractz was only 16 years old at the time). Contractz's age prompted Ember to sign former Huma jungler Santorin as a substitute for the summer promotion tournament should they qualify, since Contractz would be ineligible to participate in any tournament that led to the LCS. However, the team opted to use Santorin in the playoffs as well, and they lost 3-1 to Team Dragon Knights, missing out on both the promotion tournament and LCS chances.

After their failure to qualify for the promotion tournament, Ember announced the departure of all players except for Contractz and that they were interested in selling both Contractz's contract and their Challenger Series seed.[3]

Timeline

  • 2016
  • 2015

Player Roster

Former

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
NA

Contractz Juan Garcia 12Jungler Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 Challenger 2015-12-232015-12-23 2016-05-312016-05-31
NA

Solo Colin Earnest 11Top Laner Team Liquid Academylogo std.pngTeam Liquid Academy 2015-12-242015-12-24 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

Santorin Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen 12Jungler NRG Esportslogo std.pngNRG Esports 2016-02-272016-02-27 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

Goldenglue Greyson Gilmer 13Mid Laner Team Liquid Academylogo std.pngTeam Liquid Academy 2015-12-252015-12-25 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

LOD Benjamin deMunck 14Bot Laner Team EnVyUslogo std.pngTeam EnVyUs 2015-12-222015-12-22 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

Stunt William Chen 15Support Team Liquid Academylogo std.pngTeam Liquid Academy 2016-01-222016-01-22 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

Westrice Jonathan Nguyen 21Sub/Top Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 2016-01-222016-01-22 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

Gleeb Nicolas Haddad 25Sub/Sup Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2015-12-072015-12-07 2016-03-212016-03-21
NA

BillyBoss Billy Yu 21Sub/Top Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas 2016-01-222016-01-22 2016-01-252016-01-25

Organization

Current

C ID Name Position

notvert Jonathan Pam CEO/Co-Founder

Isabelli Harteg Singh General Manager

Lustless Christie Tang Player Development Coordinator

Jcartr Jonathan Carter Sports Psychologist

Kingler Michael Fu Analyst

Former

C ID Name Position Next Team

mcscrag Brendan McGee 90Senior Analyst Nova eSportslogo std.pngNova eSports

MindGamesWeldon Weldon Green 90Head Coach Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMid

CurryshotGG Rohit Nathani 90Strategic Head Coach Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaming

Bao Bao Lam General Manager/Co-Founder None

Firetiger777 David Lee Partnerships Manager None

Mason Mason Long League Operations None

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Ember Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2016-03-160030043 - 4$4,000$ 4,000€ 3,568
NACS 2016 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3Team Dragon Knightslogo std.pngTDK

 Solo,
 Santorin,
 Goldenglue,
 LOD,
 Stunt
2016-02-240020002
NACS 2016 Spring
3-1-1Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Solo,
 Contractz,
 Goldenglue,
 LOD,
 Westrice,
 Stunt
Total Prize:USD 4,000

Media

  • 2015
  • 2016

Team Announcements

See Also

External Links

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