Rekkles

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Rekkles
FNC Rekkles 2020 Split 2.png
Background Information
NameMartin Larsson
Country of Birth
Sweden
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1996 (age 24)
Residency
EU
Europe
Competitive
TeamFnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Contract Expires2020-11-16
Role
Bot Laner
Favorite Champs




Soloqueue IDsEUW: Robert Chase, AHgLNY7TBu, HHAZMEMF, IlIIlIIIlIIlI
KR: EnNopp112, FNC 레클레스
CN: Swedish
Social Media & Links
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Martin "Rekkles" (▶️ listen) Larsson is a League of Legends esports player, currently bot laner for Fnatic.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
Notes
EU
Playing-DucksLogo std.pngPlaying Ducks
≈May 2012≈2012-05-??≈Jun 2012≈2012-06-??≈1mo
ejel
EU
Team BLACKlogo std.pngTeam BLACK
Aug 20122012-08-03Aug 20122012-08-063dTemp Sub
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
≈Nov 2012≈2012-11-??Dec 20122012-12-26[1]≈1mo 21d
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std1.pngFnatic.Beta
Dec 20122012-12-26[1]Apr 20132013-04-22[2]3mo 27d
ejel
EU
PrideFClogo std.pngPrideFC
May 20132013-05-26[4]Jun 20132013-06-14[3]19d
ejel
EU
CHWLogo std.pngCopenhagen Wolves
Jun 20132013-06-14[3]≈Sep 2013≈2013-09-16≈3mo 2dOn Loan
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Nov 20132013-11-22[6]Nov 20142014-11-24[5]1yr 2d
ejel
EU
Alliancelogo std.pngAlliance
Nov 20142014-11-24[8]Jan 20152015-01-08[7]1mo 14d
ejel
EU
Elementslogo std.pngElements
Jan 20152015-01-08[7]May 20152015-05-13[9]4mo 5d
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
May 20152015-05-14[10]Present5yr 5mo
ej
TeamStartEnd
Notes
EU
Playing-DucksLogo std.pngPlaying Ducks
≈May 2012≈2012-05-??≈Jun 2012≈2012-06-??≈1mo
ejel
EU
Team BLACKlogo std.pngTeam BLACK
Aug 20122012-08-03Aug 20122012-08-063dTemp Sub
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
≈Nov 2012≈2012-11-??Dec 20122012-12-26[1]≈1mo 21d
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std1.pngFnatic.Beta
Dec 20122012-12-26[1]Apr 20132013-04-22[2]3mo 27d
ejel
EU
PrideFClogo std.pngPrideFC
May 20132013-05-26[4]Jun 20132013-06-14[3]19d
ejel
EU
CHWLogo std.pngCopenhagen Wolves
Jun 20132013-06-14[3]≈Sep 2013≈2013-09-16≈3mo 2dOn Loan
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Nov 20132013-11-22[6]Nov 20142014-11-24[5]1yr 2d
ejel
EU
Alliancelogo std.pngAlliance
Nov 20142014-11-24[8]Jan 20152015-01-08[7]1mo 14d
ejel
EU
Elementslogo std.pngElements
Jan 20152015-01-08[7]May 20152015-05-13[9]4mo 5d
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
May 20152015-05-14[10]Present5yr 5mo
ej

News

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2019
EU
Playing-DucksLogo std.pngPDMay (approx.),
Rekkles joins.
EU
Playing-DucksLogo std.pngPDJune (approx.),
Rekkles leaves.
EU
Team BLACKlogo std.pngBLACKAugust 3,
Svenskeren and
Rekkles join as temporary substitutes for MLG Summer Arena, replacing napraen and diqozoY, respectively.
EU
Team BLACKlogo std.pngBLACKAugust 6,
Svenskeren and
Rekkles (temporary substitutes) leave.
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCNovember (approx.),
Rekkles joins.
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCDecember 26,
Rekkles leaves for academy roster.[1]
EU
Fnaticlogo std1.pngFNC.BDecember 26,
Rekkles joins from main roster.
[1]
EU
Fnaticlogo std1.pngFNC.BApril 22, Fnatic.Beta disbands.
Saphe,
Sairusq,
HawkDon,
Rekkles, and
Kazmitch leave.[2]
EU
PrideFClogo std.pngPFCMay 26,
YoungBuck,
Shook v2,
cowTard,
Rekkles, and
Unlimited join.
[4]
EU
PrideFClogo std.pngPFCJune 14, PrideFClogo std.pngPrideFC transfers its roster to CHWLogo std.pngCopenhagen Wolves.
YoungBuck,
Shook v2,
cowTard,
Rekkles, and
Unlimited leave.[3]
EU
CHWLogo std.pngCWJune 14, CHWLogo std.pngCopenhagen Wolves acquires the roster of PrideFClogo std.pngPrideFC.
YoungBuck,
Shook v2,
cowTard, and
Unlimited join.

Rekkles is loaned from Fnatic.
[3]
EU
CHWLogo std.pngCWSeptember 16 (approx.),
Rekkles' loan from Fnatic ends.
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCNovember 22,
Rekkles joins from academy roster.

puszu leaves.[6]
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCNovember 24,
Rekkles leaves.[5]
EU
Alliancelogo std.pngALLNovember 24,
Rekkles joins.
[8]
EU
Elementslogo std.pngELJanuary 8, Alliancelogo std.pngAlliance rebrands as Elementslogo std.pngElements.[7]
EU
Elementslogo std.pngELMay 13,
Jwaow and
promisq join.

dexter and
Tabzz move to starting roster.
Wickd,
Shook, and
Rekkles leave.[9]
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCMay 14,
Rekkles rejoins.

Steeelback moves to substitute.[10]
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCNovember 21,
Bwipo,
Nemesis,
Rekkles, and
Hylissang will remain with the team for 2020.[11]

Biography[edit]

Season 2[edit]

Rekkles started playing competitive League of Legends in 2012, playing for Playing Ducks and PAH, whilst also subbing for both Team BLACK and SK Gaming. During this time, even at such a young age, Rekkles had the chance to play against teams of an especially high standard. In November 2012, he joined Fnatic as their starting AD Carry.

Season 3[edit]

Rekkles' young age had limited him however, preventing him from being able to play in the 2013 EU LCS for Fnatic.

As he was unable to play in the LCS, Fnatic.Beta (a secondary Fnatic squad) was created around him. However the team disbanded after a few months. In May 2013 he started playing together with YoungBuck, Shook v2, cowTard, and Unlimited as PrideFC, and after the team got signed by Copenhagen Wolves, he agreed to continue playing with them as a stand-in. Together, he and Fnatic decided that it would be best for him to rejoin the roster in the 2014 Season, as he was not eligible to play until after the group stage.[12]

On November 22, 2013, Rekkles officially retook the starting AD Carry position from puszu.[13]

2014 Season[edit]

Rekkles and Fnatic started off their season at the IEM Season VIII - World Championship. The team came 2nd, losing to KT Rolster Bullets in the Grand Final.

The Spring Split went relatively well for the team. Rekkles' very first week playing in the Spring Split saw him take the prize of weekly MVP as Fnatic won each of their 4 superweek games, mainly due to his performances on
Jinx
. Fnatic ended the split in 2nd place behind SK Gaming, securing themselves a place in the Spring Playoffs. The whole team raised their game for the playoffs, and they emerged victorious after a win against Alliance in their semifinal matchup, and against SK Gaming in the Grand Final.

Due to Fnatic's performance in the Spring Playoffs, they had qualified to compete at All-Star Paris 2014, along with other regional winners from around the world. The team made it to the semifinals of the tournament, losing to the world champions at the time, SK Telecom T1 K.

The start of the Summer Split was shaky for Rekkles and the team. Fnatic could not break into the top 2 until Week 7 of the split, at which point their main rivals Alliance were already a considerable distance ahead of them in the race for 1st place. Rekkles managed to impress with his
Lucian
and
Vayne
throughout, picking up the Weekly MVP Award for Week 9, though Fnatic could only manage a 2nd place finish. The team aimed to put the split behind them and focus on the Summer Playoffs. A close-fought win over ROCCAT in the semifinal meant that Rekkles and the team would face Alliance in the final. The match ended in defeat for Fnatic, but the playoffs saw the team seal their qualification for the 2014 Season World Championship.

Fnatic were placed with Group C along with LMQ, OMG and Samsung Blue. Fnatic only managed 2 wins in their group, meaning that Rekkles and the team did not progress to the knockout stage.

2015 Season[edit]

On November 24, 2014, Rekkles officially joined Alliance as starting AD carry, after long-standing rumors that the move was going to happen. [14][15] His first event with Alliance was IEM San Jose. Seeded directly into the semifinals, Rekkles and the team lost their matchup to Cloud9 and tied for third place with Team SoloMid. Rekkles was nominated for the MVP award along with PowerOfEvil, Vizicsacsi, Kikis, and Sneaky but lost the vote to Sneaky.

In order to comply with new LCS regulations, Alliance would have to change their name for the upcoming season. On January 8, it was announced that the team had rebranded as Elements.[16] The Spring Split itself was not a success for the team, finishing in 7th place after making a number of roster changes. This meant that the team would not go to playoffs, but would qualify for the Summer Split.

On May 14, Rekkles rejoined Fnatic.[17] The team went into the Summer Season with confidence running high after their performance on the international stage at the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational, with Steeelback on the roster, before Rekkles rejoined the team. Fnatic managed to finish the regular season with a perfect, unbeaten 18-0 record - and became the first team to achieve this in League Championship Series history. This meant a 1st place regular season finish for the team and a bye to the semifinals of the Summer Playoffs. Fnatic went on to win the playoffs, beating Origen 3-2 in a tight final. This qualified the team for the 2015 World Championship, where they would compete as Europe's #1 seed.

At the 2015 World Championship, Fnatic were seeded into Group B along with ahq e-Sports Club, Invictus Gaming, and Cloud9. They picked up 4 wins in the group, going unbeaten in the 2nd week of group stage games, thanks in part to Rekkles'
Kennen
pick, meaning they would advance to the knockout stage of the tournament. In the quarterfinals, Fnatic beat EDward Gaming 3-0 before suffering a 3-0 loss to KOO Tigers in the semifinals, putting an end to their campaign.

2016 Season[edit]

At the start of the season, Fnatic were voted to play at IEM Season X - Cologne. They fielded a roster including Rekkles and Febiven from their 2015 roster along with new members Gamsu, Spirit, and NoXiAK. The team had a bye to the semifinals, but were beaten at this stage by Qiao Gu Reapers. Despite being only in fifth place in the EU LCS split at the time of the tournament, Fnatic were invited to IEM Katowice due to their previous season's success. There, they had a surprisingly strong run, finishing in second place behind SK Telecom. Despite his only being played one time in premier-region play prior to Katowice (by Sneaky on Cloud9 in North America), Rekkles played Jhin in 5 out of Fnatic's 6 wins, not dropping a single game on the champion.

Trivia[edit]

  • Rekkles is known to eat cereal before every game.
  • Chinese fans call him “欧洲成哥”, which stands for "European WeiXiao" or more directly "European Brother Chen". Since they were the best ad carries back in 2012.[18]
  • He was a very talented footballer (soccer) but injured his leg at the age of 14, which is when he picked up League of Legends for the first time.
  • Rekkles' favorite quote is "You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take." by Wayne Gretzky. It has inspired him in everything he does.
  • One of the youngest players ever to play in competitive play.
  • Favorite champions are
    Vayne
    and
    Kennen
    .[19]
  • Rekkles is tied for most kills in a single Split (2014 Summer Split) and also least deaths in a single split (2014 Summer Split)
  • When Alliance bootcamped in North America in preparation for IEM San Jose, Rekkles was the first member of his team to reach Challenger in soloqueue, reaching it with a 68-13 record.[20]
  • Has a good relationship with Shook from playing together in Copenhagen Wolves
  • Due to stress, Rekkles began smoking during Season 4, but quit the habit at the end of the season.
  • On February 18, 2016, became the 4th player in EULCS history to reach 500 kills.
  • Gave up his All-Star 2018 spot to teammate Broxah.[21]
  • Known to be a very emotional player, and sometimes cries onstage after an important game.
  • Has his arms heavily tattoed, including a tattoo of his summoner name.
  • Reached 1000 kills in the EU LCS on June 1, 2017.
  • Reached 1500 kills in the LEC on July 27, 2019.

Awards[edit]

  • EU LCS MVP x3 (Summer 2014, Summer 2017, Spring 2018)
  • EU All-Pro 1st Team x4 (Summer 2015, Summer 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020)
  • EU All-Pro 2nd Team x1 (Spring 2017)
  • EU All-Pro 3rd Team x4 (Summer 2016, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Summer 2020)

Pentakills

DateRegionTournamentTeamVsChampionPosW/LKDASBVOD
2020-02-21
EU
Europe
LEC 2020 SpringFnaticlogo std.pngRogue (European Team)logo std.png
Ezreal
BotW10/0/7LinkLink
2019-02-01
EU
Europe
LEC 2019 SpringFnaticlogo std.pngRogue (European Team)logo std.png
Kai'Sa
BotW9/1/4LinkLink
2018-05-18
INT
International
MSI 2018 Main EventFnaticlogo std.pngRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png
Ezreal
BotL7/5/7LinkLink
2018-04-08
EU
Europe
EU LCS 2018 Spring PlayoffsFnaticlogo std.pngG2 Esportslogo std.png
Sivir
BotW6/0/3LinkLink
2015-08-23
EU
Europe
EU LCS 2015 Summer PlayoffsFnaticlogo std.pngOrigenlogo std.png
Tristana
BotW13/2/9LinkLink
2015-08-16
EU
Europe
EU LCS 2015 Summer PlayoffsFnaticlogo std.pngUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.png
Sivir
BotW9/0/8LinkLink
2014-09-27
INT
International
Worlds 2014Fnaticlogo std.pngLMQ TClogo std.png
Lucian
BotW18/0/4LinkLink
2014-07-17
EU
Europe
EU LCS 2014 SummerFnaticlogo std.pngCHWLogo std.png
Vayne
BotW18/0/3LinkLink
2013-07-25
EU
Europe
EUW Week 9CHWLogo std.pngLogo std.png
Vayne
BotW14/1/10Link
Click here for a full list of pentakills by all players.

Tournament Results[edit]

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

Minimum place

Rekkles Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultRoster
2020-10-175 - 8 Worlds 2020
2 : 3Top Esportslogo std.pngTES
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Selfmade,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Mithy,  Shaves
2020-09-062 LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Selfmade,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Mithy,  Shaves
2020-08-094 LEC 2020 Summer
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Selfmade,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Mithy,  Shaves
2020-04-192 LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Selfmade,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Mithy
2020-03-282 LEC 2020 Spring
13 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Selfmade,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Mithy,  Aagie
2019-10-265 - 8 Worlds 2019
1 : 3FunPlus Phoenixlogo std.pngFPX
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Broxah,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Youngbuck
2019-09-151 LEC 2019 Regional Finals
3 : 0Splycelogo std.pngSPY
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Broxah,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Youngbuck
2019-09-082 LEC 2019 Summer Playoffs
2 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Broxah,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Youngbuck
2019-08-172 LEC 2019 Summer
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Broxah,  Nemesis,  MagiFelix,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  Youngbuck
2019-06-291 Rift Rivals 2019 NA-EU
3 : 1LoL Championship Serieslogo std.pngLCS
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC Bwipo,  Dan,  Broxah,  Nemesis,  Rekkles,  Hylissang,  YoungBuck
Rekkles 1v1 Tournament Results
DatePlEventPrizeTeamLast Result
2017-12-105 - 8All-Star 2017 Los AngelesNA LCS Allstarslogo std.pngNA LCS0 : 1 ⁠LCK Allstarslogo std.pngPraY
2016-12-119 - 16All-Star 2016 BarcelonaTeam Icelogo std.pngIce0 : 1 ⁠Team Firelogo std.pngSmeb
2015-12-139 - 16All-Star 2015 Los AngelesTeam Icelogo std.pngIce0 : 1 ⁠Team Firelogo std.pngDoublelift

Media[edit]

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2020-08-29LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
Link
2020-07-18LEC 2020 Summer
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2020-07-03LEC 2020 Summer
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK
Link
2020-06-13LEC 2020 Summer
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
Team Vitalitylogo std.pngVIT
Link
2020-03-20LEC 2020 Spring
Excel Esportslogo std.pngXL
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2020-01-25LEC 2020 Spring
Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMSF
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2019-10-19Worlds 2019 Main Event
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
Link
2019-06-27Rift Rivals 2019 NA-EU
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2019-03-01LEC 2019 Spring
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04
Link
2018-10-21Worlds 2018 Main Event
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
EDward Gaminglogo std.pngEDG
Link
2018-09-09EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04
Link
2018-08-10EU LCS 2018 Summer
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
Giants Gaminglogo std.pngGIA
Link
2018-01-19EU LCS 2018 Spring
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
vs
Splycelogo std.pngSPY
Link

Images[edit]

Name Pronunciation

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