|Country of Birth||Sweden|
|Competitive IDs||Infinity, Hjärnan|
|Soloqueue IDs||C9 Hjärnan, H2k Hjärnan IV20, Infínítyy, G2 HjarnanIV20,|
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Hjärnan joined his first competitive team, Team Property, under the alias "Infinity", towards the end of the season. His only notable tournament with the team was at DreamHack Winter 2013, though they did not make it out of the group stage. At the end of the season, Hjärnan left the team.
Hjärnan joined newly formed Cloud 9 Eclipse at the start of the season, and this saw him playing in a roster that included Febiven and Voidle. The team's first tournament was the SCAN EUW Winter Invitational. The roster managed to impress from the very start, finishing 1st after beating Gamers2 in the final of the tournament. Hjärnan and the team continued in the same form, winning Challenger Spring #1. An uncharacteristic dip in the team's play lead to Cloud 9 Eclipse being knocked out of Challenger Spring #2, losing to Departed in the quarterfinals.
Despite this, Hjärnan and the team went on to win a number of tournaments on the run. The first of these was Week 20 of the EUW Challenger Series, where they took revenge by beating Departed in the final. Next up was the 2014 Black Monster Cup Europe - Spring, where C9E took further revenge, beating Denial eSports.Europe in the final, after the organization picked up the roster of Departed. The team also won International Invitational Tournament 3, beating Dark Passage in the final.
Soon after, Cloud 9 Eclipse competed at the Copenhagen Games 2014 with Santorin subbing in the jungle - the team managed a 2nd place finish, behind Ninjas in Pyjamas. Hjärnan and C9E then returned to the Challenger Series with the Spring Playoffs. The team won the tournament, again taking revenge by beating Ninjas in Pyjamas in the final. This would mean that C9E would have a chance to qualify for the LCS in the Summer Promotion. Unfortunately for Hjärnan and the team, they lost their promotion match-up against SUPA HOT CREW. Hjärnan and Cloud 9 Eclipse's last tournament would be the LoL Pro League - Season I, which they managed to win. After this, the team's roster was released. Hjärnan and the majority of the former C9E roster then decided to join H2k-Gaming.
Hjärnan's first tournament with H2k was the Challenger Summer #1, which the team won, beating Ninjas in Pyjamas in the final. Next up for Hjärnan was the Dailymotion Challenger Cup, where the team finished 3rd after losing to SK Gaming Prime in the 4th round of the winner's bracket and surrendering their 4th round loser's bracket match to Unicorns of Love. H2k also competed at FACEIT Challenger Invitational 3, but did not make it out of the group stages. Hjärnan and the team returned to the Challenger Series with Challenger Summer #2, but the series was not a success, with H2k-Gaming finishing in 4th place after surrendering their third-place match against Gamers2.
Soon after, Hjärnan and the team returned to winning form with the Summer Playoffs, beating SK Gaming Prime in the final. They followed this up with a win over Ninjas in Pyjamas in the final of the FACEIT Gamescom Challenge. Due to their performance in the playoffs, H2k-Gaming had secured themselves a place in the Spring Promotion. Despite a considerable amount of hype surrounding the team, they were beaten by Copenhagen Wolves in their promotion match-up. After this disappointment, H2k were quick to recover; going on to beat n!faculty in the final of Challenger FaceOff 3. They also managed to win the 2014 Black Monster Cup Europe - Winter, beating SK Gaming Prime in the final.
With H2k-Gaming, Hjärnan competed in the Spring Expansion Tournament, and qualified for the Offline Stage after beating Meloncats. In the Offline Stage, H2k won their first match-up against n!faculty, meaning that they were one win away from qualifying for the LCS. The team went on to beat GIANTS! Gaming in the Winner's Bracket Final, ensuring that they would be playing in the Spring Split.
The Spring Split itself was relatively successful for Hjärnan (now stylizing his name as Hjarnan) and H2k-Gaming. After a shaky start, results began to pick up for the team, partly thanks to the introduction of kaSing to the roster. Hjarnan's impressive individual performances throughout the rest of the split, particularly on Sivir, helped the team to a 3rd place finish in the regular season. In the Spring Playoffs, Hjarnan and the team beat Copenhagen Wolves in the quarterfinals, but were beaten in the semifinals in a close-fought series by eventual champions Fnatic. H2k-Gaming went on to pull off a shock victory over SK Gaming in the third-place match, securing themselves 50 Championship Points.
Hjarnan and the team began to impress from the very start of the Summer Split. H2k-Gaming jostled for 2nd position with Origen throughout the regular season, with Fnatic way out in 1st place throughout. Impressive performances from Hjarnan on a number of champions ultimately helped the team to yet another 3rd place regular season finish. The Summer Playoffs also went well for Hjarnan and the team, beating Giants Gaming in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The were beaten in the semifinals by Origen, but went on to beat Unicorns Of Love in the third-place match, securing the team 70 Championship Points, which meant that the team had qualified for the 2015 World Championship as Europe's #2 seed.
At the 2015 World Championship, H2k-Gaming were seeded into Group C along with SK Telecom T1, EDward Gaming, and Bangkok Titans. They picked up 2 wins in the group, both coming against BKT. Hjärnan and the team finished the group in 3rd place, meaning they would not advance to the knockout stage of the tournament.
Hjarnan joined Team Vitality for the 2016 season. With himself, Cabochard, Shook, Nukeduck, and kaSing comprising the roster, the team was considered one of the top lineups in the LCS, and they finished the split in third place, behind the surprise first-place G2 Esports and second-place H2k. In the playoffs, however, they were upset by the sixth-place Fnatic and eliminated in the quarterfinals.
- His ID "Hjarnan" means "the brain" in Swedish.
- During his time in H2k-Gaming, he would always jokingly say that kaSing is his key to performing well.
- Known for his Heimerdinger.
- In 2018, he played Heimerdinger in 10 professional games and held a 100 percent win rate with 89.0 KDA.
- During his bootcamp in Korea for 2018 Worlds, he has a 83 percent winrate with Heimerdinger in solo queue.
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- December 21, Hjärnan talar om att kvala in till LCS: ”Jag tror vi kan komma topp fem i ligan” (Swedish video) with , and on fragbite
- March 26, Confessions of a Gamer S01E04 - GeForce GTX Bootcamp powered by MSI (video) with , and on Caseking
- April 19, Hjärnan rankar Sveriges bästa AD-carrys: "Jag, Rekkles, Vardags" (Swedish video) with , and on fragbite
- June 24, Funny friends: H2K's Hjärnan and kaSing by , and on LoL Esports
- August 7, Hjärnan inför morgondagens kvartsfinal: "Om Pepiinero har en bra dag, kan det ställa till med problem." by , and on fragbite (Swedish)
- January 18, Warum "Banane" für kaSing und Hjarnan so wichtig ist - Vitality kaSing & Hjarnan with , and on Summoner's Inn
- February 3, Hjärnan on Vitality: 'I think we're a bit inconsistent right now' with , and on The Score
- December 16, Team Vitality LCS 2016 - Player Spotlight #4 - Hjärnan by , and on Team Vitality
- March 23, Player Spotlight: Hjarnan and Wadid with Jeff Latham on LoL Esports
- April 12, Hjarnan talks ROCCAT's on-stage performance: "We have a better connection than we have in scrims." with , and on Blitz Esports
- April 23, "We had nothing more to lose" with , and on Sport1
- July 25, Hjarnan: “I like this meta more, I think. It’s more fun for AD carry, at least. Sitting as Varus waveclearing mid is so boring.” with , and on Kelsey Moser for Slingshot Esports
- February 9, Wadid: "I didn't care what team I'd join, as long as I'd get to play with Hjärnan" with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- February 27, G2 Hjärnan: "I only wanted to join a team with Wadid, or stay in ROCCAT with him." with Adel Chouadria on Inven Global
- July 6, G2 Hjarnan & Wadid break down their favorite Pyke builds, combos, and play tips (plus their attempts to draw Pyke) with Sharon Coone on Blitz Esports
- July 24, Hjarnan & Wadid give a hilarious double-interview about the state of Botlane and why Jankos is bad with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- August 13, Hjarnan: "Sometimes when we make mistakes, it's because we get too hyped or want too much" with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- September 28, Hjarnan: "As long as we do well at Worlds, nobody will care we didn't make the LCS finals. " with Adel Chouadria on Cybersport
- October 10, G2 Hjarnan: "I think Afreeca didn’t ban Heimerdinger because they thought their lineup would be a lot stronger." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- October 13, Hjarnan CALLS OUT Heisendong for a 1v1 Heimerdinger with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- October 15, Hjarnan about Heimerdinger, proving the doubters wrong, and why he DOESN'T wanna go to Allstars with , and on Darius Matuschak from The Shotcaller
- June 5, Hjarnan: "I really missed playing against the best" with Isaac McIntyre on Upcomer
- June 5, Hjarnan: “I really missed playing against the best” with Isaac "Everin" McIntyre on Upcomer
- June 5, Hjarnan: “I really missed playing against the best” with Isaac McIntyre on Upcomer
- June 13, Hjarnan on returning to the LEC, how he felt after G2 dropped him, gives a shout-out to Wadid with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
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