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Misfits Gaming
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Team Information
Org LocationUnited States United States
Team LocationEurope Europe
Region
EU
 Europe
Head CoachHussain "Moose" Moosvi
PartnerAlienware
Caffeine
History
Created2016-05-18
Social Media & Links
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Current Roster
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Misfits Gaming is a European team. They were previously known as Misfits.

History

Misfits was formed in May 2016 to play in the EUCS Summer Qualifiers after their former parent organization Renegades was banned from competitive play and so could no longer compete under the name Renegades: Banditos. In the qualifiers, they finished first in their group and then defeated EURONICS Gaming 3-1 in the finals to successfully qualify for the Summer Season.

2016 Season

Competing with an initial roster of top laner Alphari, jungler Wisdom, mid laner Selfie, AD carry Hans sama, and support IgNar, the Misfits roster brought a great deal of experience to the table, most notably Wisdom's 2015 World Championship runner-up finish. Little stood in the way of the team as they accumulated a 9-1 regular season record and rolled to an undefeated first place finish in the playoffs. This earned a berth in the 2017 Spring Promotion tournament, where Misfits defeated FC Schalke 04 in the final qualifying round after an opening loss to Origen.

Prior to the start of the following LCS season, Wisdom and Selfie departed the team and were replaced by former KT Rolster star KaKAO and former Origen and Unicorns of Love mid laner PowerOfEvil.

2017 Season

Spring Split

For their first season in EU LCS Misfits were drawn into group A with the defending champions G2 Esports, Fnatic, Team ROCCAT, and Giants Gaming. They started great into the Spring Split going with a 7-1 record after 6 weeks but lost 4 of their remaining 5 matches going into playoffs. Although their strong start resulted in them still finishing their group in 2nd place they continued to struggle in playoffs, barely winning 3-2 against Splyce in the quarterfinals of playoffs. After being beaten comfortably by Group B winners Unicorns of Love in semifinals they were cleanly swept by Fnatic in third-place match.

Summer Split

In Summer Split they were in a nearly identical group A again with Ninjas in Pyjamas replacing the relegated Giants. They replaced their imported jungler KaKAO with Maxlore from Team ROCCAT but their Summer Split went similar to Spring starting off 4-1 in the first 4 weeks.[1] Despite going 2-5 in the next week they secured playoffs in week 9 where they swept past Unicorns of Love and winner of their group Fnatic 3-1 to face G2 Esports in their first EU LCS final. They could however not manage to stop G2 from winning their 4th consecutive title being convincingly beaten 0-3 but qualified for the 2017 World Championship via championship points.

2017 World Championship

At the World Championship they were drawn into group D with North America's first seed TSM, LPL thrid seed Team WE, and LMS First seed Flash Wolves. After going 2-1 in week 1 they went 1-2 on the deciding day but were lucky that TSM got upset by FW which meant that the played a tiebreaker against TSM for a place in quarterfinals. After winning the tiebreaker convincingly they drew the back-to-back champions from LCK SK Telecom T1 and surprised many by giving them a good fight and picking aggressive botlane duos but lost the series 2-3.

2018 Season

Spring Split

During the offseason they signed Sencux and Mikyx from Splyce to replace PowerOfEvil and igNar who had left for North America and Korea, respectively.[2][3][4] Consistently decent performances in Spring Split led them to a 3-way-tie for 5th place with a 8-10 record in which they came out worst and outside of playoff position due to having the worst H2H record.

Summer Split

As the only team to stick to traditional team compositions they started off strongly in Summer Split beating every team in the first round. They could however not keep their advantage for the rest of the split and dropped to 5th place and a 11-7 record. Therefore it was surprising that they managed to become the first team to beat G2 Esports before the finals of playoffs by sweeping them 3-0 in quarterfinals. After getting beating 1-3 by both 1st place Fnatic in semifinals and 2nd place Team Vitality in third-place match they went into Regional Finals as lowest seed. In Round 1 they faced Splyce and had a close series but ultimatley lost 2-3 which meant that they failed to qualify for the 2018 World Championship.

2019 Season

On November 20, Riot Games announced Misfits Gaming as one of the ten partner teams for the LEC 2019 Spring Split.[5]

Spring Split

For the 2019 Season they decided to rebuild their roster around jungler Maxlore and AD Carry Hans Sama. They brought in veteran sOAZ who left Fnatic, Febiven returning from NA LCS team Clutch Gaming and imported star support GorillA from LCK team Kingzone DragonX.[6][7][8] This roster was seen as contender for Top 3 in LEC and seemed to live up to expectations in the first 2 weeks of Spring Split. They continously dropped down the standings throughout the rest of the split though and ended up with a 8-10 record in 8th place outside of playoff contention.

Timeline

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

Player Roster

Active

R C ID Name Role Contract Ends Joined
EU

Dan Dan Danny Le Comte 2Top Laner 2020-11-16 2019-07-18
EU

Kirei Thomas Yuen 3Jungler 2020-11-16 2019-06-13
EU

Maxlore Nubar Sarafian 4Jungler 2021-11-15 2017-05-09
EU

Febiven Fabian Diepstraten 5Mid Laner 2021-11-15 2018-11-20
EU

LIDER Adam Ilyasov 6Mid Laner 2020-11-16 2019-06-21
EU

Hans Sama Steven Liv 7Bot Laner 2020-11-16 2016-06-02
EU

Neon Matúš Jakubčík 8Bot Laner 2020-11-16 2019-07-18
EU

Doss Mads Schwartz 9Support 2020-11-16 2019-07-23
EU

H1IVA Aleksi Kaikkonen 10Support 2020-11-16 2019-07-18
Note: Teams are free to switch players between their LEC and Academy rosters as long as their roster for each game complies with the rules outlined in their respective ERL. Therefore, more players are eligible to start than are listed on this page - we will only list those that do play.

Former

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
EU

sOAZ Paul Boyer 11Top Laner Lunarylogo std.pngLunary 2018-11-222018-11-22 2019-07-252019-07-25
KR

Gorilla Kang Beom-hyun (강범현) 15Support None 2018-11-232018-11-23 2019-07-252019-07-25
EU

Obsess Patrick Engelmann 22Sub/Jun Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Premier 2018-05-282018-05-28 2019-01-212019-01-21
EU

Sencux Chres Laursen 13Mid Laner Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRogue 2017-11-232017-11-23 2018-11-302018-11-30
EU

Mikyx Mihael Mehle 15Support G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports 2017-11-232017-11-23 2018-11-292018-11-29
EU

Alphari Barney Morris 11Top Laner Origenlogo std.pngOrigen 2016-05-182016-05-18 2018-11-202018-11-20
EU

Special Joran Scheffer 23Sub/Mid Excel Esportslogo std.pngExcel Esports 2018-05-282018-05-28 2018-09-252018-09-25
EU

Hiiva Aleksi Kaikkonen 25Sub/Sup Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas 2018-01-082018-01-08 2018-05-052018-05-05
EU

PowerOfEvil Tristan Schrage 13Mid Laner OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming 2016-12-092016-12-09 2017-11-212017-11-21
KR

IgNar Lee Dong-geun (이동근) 15Support Bbq Oliverslogo std.pngbbq Olivers 2016-06-032016-06-03 2017-11-202017-11-20
EU

Hiiva Aleksi Kaikkonen 25Sub/Sup Coachlogo std.pngCoach 2017-03-072017-03-07 2017-11-202017-11-20
KR

KaKAO Lee Byung-kwon (이병권) 12Jungler Dark Passagelogo std.pngDark Passage 2016-12-132016-12-13 2017-05-092017-05-09
EU

Kadir Kadircan Mumcuoğlu 22Sub/Jun MnM Gaminglogo std.pngMnM Gaming 2017-03-072017-03-07 2017-04-302017-04-30
EU

Deádly Matthew Smith 24Sub/Bot EMonkeyzlogo std.pngeMonkeyz 2017-01-132017-01-13 2017-04-302017-04-30
EU

Chap Alexis Barret 22Sub/Jun Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Academy 2017-01-262017-01-26 2017-03-072017-03-07
EU

Lamabear Leon Krüger 22Sub/Jun Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Academy 2016-07-122016-07-12 2017-01-262017-01-26
EU

Yuuki60 Florent Soler 24Sub/Bot Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Academy 2016-05-182016-05-18 2017-01-262017-01-26
EU

SozPurefect Hicham Tazrhini 23Sub/Mid Origenlogo std.pngOrigen Academy 2016-07-122016-07-12 2017-01-052017-01-05
KR

Dreams Han Min-kook (한민국) 25Sub/Sup Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Academy 2016-05-182016-05-18 2017-01-052017-01-05
EU

Selfie Marcin Wolski 13Mid Laner FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngFC Schalke 04 2016-05-182016-05-18 2016-12-052016-12-05
KR

Wisdom Kim Tae-wan (김태완) 12Jungler Origenlogo std.pngOrigen 2016-05-182016-05-18 2016-11-162016-11-16
EU

Wardain Adrian Müry 21Sub/Top EURONICS Gaminglogo std.pngEURONICS Gaming 2016-07-122016-07-12 2016-11-052016-11-05
EU

Hiiva Aleksi Kaikkonen 25Sub/Sup Milllogo std.pngMillenium 2016-07-122016-07-12 2016-08-152016-08-15

Formerly On Loan

ID Name Role Loaned From Duration
EU

Maxlore Nubar Sarafian 12Jungler Giants Gaminglogo std.pngGiants Gaming EUCS 2016 Summer Qualifiers - Day 1

Organization

Current

C ID Name Position

Ben Spoont Co-Founder, Owner, & Chief Executive Officer

Laurie Silvers Co-Founder

Mitchell Rubenstein Co-Founder

InnerFlame Joe Elouassi 90Chief Gaming Officer

Greg Stangel Chief Revenue Officer
Justin Stefanovic VP Partnerships

Becca Henry VP Communications

Ella Pravetz VP Content and Brand

Danijel Remus VP Operations

Jacob Kuhn VP Activations

jakazolo Matthew McCauley Social Media and Marketing Director

RachQuit Rachael Barisich Creative Executive

Crazycaps Andy Walda 90Team Manager

Hajinsun Park Hyun-seon (박현선) Team Manager & Team Translator

Moose Hussain Moosvi 90VP Competitive Performance & Head Coach

Robert Yip Performance Coach

Hermes David Tu 90Strategic Coach

Jesiz Jesse Le 90Player Development Coach

Valkrin Richard Royer 90Assistant Coach

Exi Jannick Brücher 90Remote Analyst

Returned Stephen Johnson 90Analytics Tool Developer

APC Albert Pariente-Cohen Analyst

Raqo Max Temminck 90Graphic Designer

Proxyfox Amalie Reisvaag Streamer

Vertigal Niko Skarp Streamer

Former

C ID Name Position Next Team

PoohManDu Lee Jeong-hyeon (이정현) 90Assistant Coach Sengoku Gaminglogo std.pngSengoku Gaming

Zen Timotej Štempihar 90Assistant Coach Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Academy
Ismael Pedraza Performance Coach Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRogue
Etosh Etem Öztas Social Media Manager None

Pulz Andreu Luna Video Editor None

Hiiva Aleksi Kaikkonen 90Strategic Coach Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas

Paragon Choi Hyun-il (최현일) 90Assistant Coach None

Empyre Naser Al-Naqi Head Analyst Clutch Gaminglogo std.pngClutch Gaming

Kat Photo & Video Editor None

Jed Robin Jedhammar Assistant Manager Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas

Northy Thomas North Social Media Manager None

Alicus Ali Saba 90General Manager Logo std.pngLaser Kittenz

FrozenDawn Will Burgess Assistant Manager MnM Gaminglogo std.pngMnM Gaming

Player League Participation

Note that tiebreaker games ARE included in this display even though they are typically not included for regular-season records.

LEC

Player20132014201520162017201820192020Games
SpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpring
PowerOfEvilUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png149
AlphariMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.png133
Hans SamaMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png129
IgNarMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngFC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngFC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.png100
KaKAOMisfits Gaminglogo std.png31
MaxloreGiants Gaminglogo std.pngTeam ROCCATlogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png158
SencuxSplycelogo std.pngSplycelogo std.pngSplycelogo std.pngSplycelogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngRogue (European Team)logo std.png167
MikyxSplycelogo std.pngSplycelogo std.pngSplycelogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngG2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esportslogo std.png163
JesizSK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaminglogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png123
SOAZFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png308
FebivenFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngFnaticlogo std.pngH2k-Gaminglogo std.pngH2k-Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png174
GorillAMisfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png26
H1IVAGambitLogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png22
NeonUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngMisfits Gaminglogo std.png14
LlDERMisfits Gaminglogo std.png12
KireiMisfits Gaminglogo std.png11
Dan DanMisfits Gaminglogo std.png10
DossMisfits Gaminglogo std.png2

Tournament Results

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

Minimum place

Misfits Gaming Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2019-08-170090009
LEC 2019 Summer
6 - 12Blanklogo std.pngRR

 SOAZ,
 Dan Dan,
 Maxlore,
 Kirei,
 Febiven,
 LIDER,
 Hans Sama,
 Neon,
 Gorilla,
 H1IVA,
 Doss,
 Moose,
 Jesiz
2019-03-160080008
LEC 2019 Spring
8 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR

 SOAZ,
 Maxlore,
 Febiven,
 Hans Sama,
 Gorilla,
 Jesiz,
 Moose
2018-09-140040004
EU Regional Finals 2018
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 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 Sencux,
 Hans Sama,
 Mikyx,
 Moose
2018-09-080040004€20,000€20,000€20,000
EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
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 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 Sencux,
 Hans Sama,
 Mikyx,
 Moose
2018-08-190050005
EU LCS 2018 Summer
11 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 Sencux,
 Hans Sama,
 Mikyx,
 Jesiz,
 Moose
2018-03-170070007
EU LCS 2018 Spring
8 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 Sencux,
 Hans Sama,
 Mikyx,
 Daku
2017-11-040050085 - 8$197,879$ 197,879€ 170,175.94
Worlds 2017
2 : 3SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSKT

 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 PowerOfEvil,
 Hans Sama,
 IgNar,
 Daku
2017-09-030020002€50,000$ 59,000€50,000
EU LCS 2017 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2

 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 PowerOfEvil,
 Hans Sama,
 IgNar,
 Daku
2017-08-130030003
EU LCS 2017 Summer - Group A
6 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Alphari,
 Maxlore,
 PowerOfEvil,
 Hans Sama,
 IgNar,
 Daku
2017-04-230040004€20,000$ 21,400€20,000
EU LCS 2017 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC

 Alphari,
 KaKAO,
 PowerOfEvil,
 Hans Sama,
 IgNar,
 Daku
Total Prize:USD 197,879 • EUR 90,000

Media

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019

Gallery

Logos

Rosters

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Misfits replace KaKAO with Maxlore teammisfits.gg
  2. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  3. PowerOfEvil's Tweet twitter.com
  4. IgNar's Tweet twitter.com
  5. Take a closer look at the LEC eu.lolesports.com
  6. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  7. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  8. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  9. EU GCD Archive - 8 January 2019 Diff
  10. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  11. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  12. EU GCD Archive - 6 May 2019 Diff
  13. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  14. PoohManDu's Tweet twitter.com
  15. EU GCD Archive - 23 May 2019 Diff
  16. Rozara's Tweet twitter.com
  17. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  18. lolesports' Tweet twitter.com
  19. EU GCD Archive - 18 June 2019 Diff
  20. EU GCD Archive - 19 June 2019 Diff
  21. lolesports' Tweet twitter.com
  22. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  23. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  24. Returned's Tweet twitter.com
  25. EU GCD Archive - 17 July 2019 Diff
  26. LEC's Tweet twitter.com
  27. EU GCD Archive - 23 July 2019 Diff
  28. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  29. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  30. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  31. Ben Spoonts' Tweet twitter.com
  32. EU GCD Archive - 2 August 2019 Diff
  33. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  34. 2018 EU LCS: Official Rosters eu.lolesports.com
  35. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  36. Hiiva's Tweet twitter.com
  37. Additions to TheHerd misfitsgaming.gg
  38. EULCS | WELCOME ZEN! misfitsgaming.gg
  39. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  40. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  41. Special's Tweet twitter.com
  42. Welcome Obsess! gamersorigin.com
  43. Moose's Tweet twitter.com
  44. Global Contract Database Archive - EU - 2018-11-18 lol.gamepedia.com
  45. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  46. EU GCD Archive - 20 November 2018 Diff
  47. Becca Henry's Tweet twitter.com
  48. Three more years: Maxlore re-signs with Misfits Gaming misfitsgaming.gg
  49. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  50. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  51. Ismael Pedraza's Tweet twitter.com
  52. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  53. InnerFlame's Tweet twitter.com
  54. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  55. Hajinsun's Tweet twitter.com
  56. G2 Esports' Tweet twitter.com
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  58. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  59. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  60. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  61. Zen's Tweet twitter.com
  62. EU GCD Archive - 11 December 2018 Diff
  63. Misfits' Tweet twitter.com
  64. Chap's Tweet twitter.com
  65. Alicus' TwitLonger twitlonger.com
  66. Misfits welcome Joe “InnerFlame” Elouassi as General Manager teammisfits.gg
  67. Misfits replace KaKAO with Maxlore teammisfits.gg
  68. Ninjas in Pyjamas returns to League of Legends EU LCS nip.gl
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  70. RachQuit's Tweet twitter.com
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  73. Empyre's Tweet twitter.com
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  76. Hiiva's Tweet twitter.com
  77. Misfits Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  78. M accueille Tabzz dans son équipe LoL (French) millenium.org
  79. Misfits purchased by org backed by Syfy co-founder, adds IgNar and Hans espn.com
  80. Alicus' Tweet twitter.com
  81. Alicus' Tweet twitter.com
  82. Empyre's Tweet twitter.com
  83. Misfits' Tweet twitter.com
  84. Lamabear's Tweet twitter.com
  85. Wardain's Twitlonger twitlonger.com
  86. Wisdom's Tweet twitter.com
  87. Misfits Acquires League of Legends 2017 EU CS Spot esports.hollywood.com
  88. Selfie's Tweet twitter.com
  89. Misfits' Facebook Post facebook.com
  90. Misfits' Tweet twitter.com
  91. Ben Spoont's Tweet twitter.com