|COUNTRY OF BIRTH:||Sweden|
|BIRTHDAY:||September 20, 1996|
|ROLE:|| AD Carry|
|SOLOQ IDs:|| FNC Rekkles (EUW)|
FNC Rekkles (KR)
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Martin "Rekkles" Larsson is the AD Carry for Fnatic.
Rekkles was born on September 20th, 1996 in Sweden.
League of Legends Career
He started his eSports career in 2012, and played for League of Legends teams Playing Ducks, PAH, Team BLACK (as a substitute) and SK Gaming. In November 2012 he joined Fnatic as their starting Marksman. Rekkles' young age has limited him however, when it prevented him from being able to play in the 2013 EU LCS for Fnatic. Because he could not take part in the LCS, a secondary Fnatic squad, Fnatic.Beta, was created around him. However, the team was 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 Fnatic decided that it will be best for him to rejoin the roster in the 2014 Season due to him not being eligible to play until after the group stage.
At the beginning of 2014 season Spring Split, Rekkles played very well and received the MVP prize weekly. Fnatic had won each of their four superweek games, and this was mainly due to the great performance of Rekkles playing Jinx. They ended the Spring split in 2nd place, losing to SK Gaming, but secured themselves a spot in the Spring Playoffs. The whole team raised their game for the playoffs, and they emerged victorious after a win against Alliance in their semifinals matchup, and against SK Gaming in the Grand Final.
Due to Fnatic's great performance during 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.
Fnatic endured a rocky start during the beginning of the Summer Split. They could not make it into the top 2 until Week 7 of the Split, while their main rivals Alliance were already at considerable distance ahead of them in the race for 1st place. Throughout the games, Rekkles managed to impress with his plays with Lucian and Vayne, picking up the Weekly MVP Award for Week 9. Although in the end, Fnatic could only manage a 2nd place finish. The team aimed to put the Split behind them and focused on the Summer Playoffs. The team beat ROCCAT in the semifinals, and had to battle against Alliance in the finals. The match ended in defeat for Fnatic, but the Playoffs saw the team seal their qualification for the 2014 Season World Championship.
On November 24th 2014, Rekkles joined Alliance as starting AD carry, after many rumours. His first event with Alliance was IEM San Jose. During the IEM event, Fnatic ended up in the semifinals, however, the team lost their match against Cloud9 and placed third after playing against Team SoloMid. During the event, Rekkles was nominated for the MVP award alongside PowerOfEvil, Vizicsacsi, Kikis, and Sneaky; however the final vote went to Sneaky.
In order to comply with new LCS regulations, Alliance would have to change their name for the upcoming season. On January 8th, it was announced that the team had rebranded as Elements. The Spring Split was not a success for the team as they finished 7th place after making a number of roster changes. Therefore, the team did not made it to the playoffs, however they did qualify for the Summer Split.
On May 14th 2015, Rekkles rejoined Fnatic. 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 Steelback 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 alongside Ahq e-Sports Club, Invictus Gaming, and Cloud9. They picked up four wins in the group, going unbeaten in the 2nd week of group stage games, thanks to Rekkles' Kennen pick, meaning that they would advance to the knockout stage of the tournament. In the quarterfinals, Fnatic had beaten EDward Gaming by 3-0, before suffering a 3-0 loss against KOO Tigers in the semifinals, putting an end to their campaign.
At the start of the season, Fnatic were voted to play at IEM Season X - Cologne. They had undergone some roster changes and added a few new members - Gamsu, Spirit, and NoXiAK - to join Febiven and Rekkles. 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 second place against 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. Fnatic then joined the EU LCS Spring Split, and ended up third place.
In Summer, Rekkles and Fnatic went through major changes in the team. In Week 8 of the Summer Split, the team decided to replace Gamsu with Kikis as the starting Top laner. The team finished at 5th place with a 7-6-5 standing. Prior to the playoffs, Fnatic announced the departure of Deilor from the team. They went on to the playoffs with their new Coach, NicoThePico. Unfortunately, Rekkles and team lost to H2k-Gaming (0-3). They also failed to qualify for the 2016 World Championship as they lost to Unicorns of Love (0-3) in the Regional Qualifiers.
- He was a very talented footballer (soccer) but injured his knee at the age of 13, which is when he picked up League of Legends for the first time.
- One of the youngest players ever to play in competitive play.
- Tied with Mancloud for the most kills during an entire LCS split (167 kills in 28 games 2014 EU LCS Summer Regular Season).
- Holds record for fewest deaths during an entire LCS split (27 deaths in 28 games 2014 EU LCS Summer Regular Season).
- More/Less Trivia
- Was the first person to hit Diamond 1 out of all the LCS teams on the Korean server while bootcamping in Korea.
- Idolizes Deft as an ADC, and played him twice during the Season 4 World Championship.
- He talks a lot to Deft and Doublelift, despite being different regions.
- One of the best
Jhin players (if not the best) among professional gamers.
- Popularized bot lane
Kennen in more recent patches.
- Was undefeated on
Jhin at IEM X World Championship with a 12.0 KDA.
|2017 World Championship|
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|2015-12-19||IEM X Cologne||3 - 4th||
||1 : 2|
|2015-12-13||All-Star Los Angeles 2015||2nd||
||875 : 1075|
|2015-12-13||All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Regional Match Playoffs||2nd||
||0 : 2|
|2015-12-13||All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Tandem Mode||1st||
||W : L|
|2015-12-11||All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Marksmen Mode||2nd||
||L : W|
|2015-10-25||2015 World Championship||3 - 4th||
||0 : 3|
|2015-08-23||2015 EU LCS Summer||1st||
||3 : 2|
|2015-03-27||2015 EU LCS Spring||7th||
||7 - 11||Groups/RR|
|2013-11-24||IEM Season VIII - Cologne||2nd||
||0 : 2|
|2013-09-15||DreamHack Bucharest 2013||2nd||
||0 : 2|
|2013-09-12||EUW Challenger Series Week 13 Cup||1st||
||3 : 0|
|2013-09-06||EUW Challenger Series Week 12 Cup||1st||
||3 : 2|
|2013-08-22||Gamescom 2013 Spring Promotion Qualifier||1st||
||2 : 0|
|2013-08-13||Go4LoL EU West Monthly Final July||1st||
||2 : 1|
|2013-08-12||EUW Challenger Series Week 11 Cup||1st||
||3 : 0|
|2013-08-07||EUW Challenger Series Week 10 Cup||1st||
||3 : 1|
|2013-07-25||EUW Challenger Series Week 9 Cup||1st||
||3 : 0|
|2013-07-20||Season 3 EU LCS Tenerife Spring Promotion Qualifier||2nd||
||1 : 2|
|2013-07-14||Gfinity London 2013||1st||
||2 : 0|
|2013-07-07||Go4LoL EU West #149||1st||
||1 : 0|
|2013-07-06||EUW Challenger Series Week 8 Cup||1st||
||3 : 0|
|2013-06-17||DreamHack Summer 2013||1st||
||2 : 1|
|2013-06-08||International Invitational Tournament||1st||
||3 : 0|
|2013-03-30||Copenhagen Games 2013||3rd||
||0 : 1|
|2012-12-16||IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne||2nd||
||1 : 2|
|2012-12-09||THOR Open 2012||1st||
||2 : 0|
|2012-12-02||IGN ProLeague Season 5||2nd||
||1 : 3|
|2012-11-23||DreamHack Winter 2012||1st||
||2 : 1|
|2012-11-19||RaidCall Dominance 1||1st||
||2 : 1|
|2012-08-05||2012 MLG Summer Arena||4th||
||0 : 3|
- March 16th - Rekkles: 'I was about to sign a three-year contract [with FNC, which I've actually put on hold for now because...I haven't been feeling that well personally'] with TheScore Esports
- March 17th - Rekkles on ex-teammate Febiven: 'He was definitely one of the most inspirational people I've ever worked with' with TheScore Esports
- February 3rd - (VIDEO) Rekkles on shotcalling while playing ADC: 'It's a fall I'm ready to take if it would, in the long run, pay off for the team' with TheScore eSports
- February 12th - (VIDEO) Rekkles on Klaj: 'He has this map awareness that perhaps YellOwStaR had as well' with TheScore eSports
- February 23rd - (VIDEO) Rekkles on the current meta: 'Whoever has the tempo has the control of the game' with TheScore eSports
- April 4th - (VIDEO) Rekkles on facing G2: 'They're definitely the favorite...but that was also said about Vitality' with TheScore eSports
- December 8th - (VIDEO) Rekkles: ‘It was an interesting experience laning against the Rush Hour duo’ with YAHOO! Esports
- December 9th - (VIDEO) Rekkles: "Ich habe Caps schon gesagt, dass er vorsichtig sein sollte" with Sport1
- December 10th - All-Star Q&A: Rekkles on friends and zombies with LoL Esports
- October 17th - (VIDEO) Rekkles on FNC's Match vs EDG + "KT and KOO are equally good" with GameSpot
- December 10th - (VIDEO) Rekkles: "I offered Niels the opportunity to play 50 percent of my games" with The Score Esports
- December 12th - (VIDEO) Rekkles on NA Solo Queue, Doublelift 1v1, and "I'm quite sure many of us are here to win." with GameSpot
- September 27th - (VIDEO) Fnatic Rekkles After Day 7 - "...Because in the end we are a team, we are a family" with onGamers
- September 28th - (VIDEO) LoL 2014 World Championship Interview - Rekkles & Deft with OGN Global
- January 18th - in2LOL Interviews Rekkles with in2LOL
- June 15th - (VIDEO) Dreamhack Summer 2013 - Interview with Rekkles with fnatic
- July 20th - Rekkles: "I think fnatic were panicking a bit." with SK Gaming
- August 21st - (VIDEO) Rekkles and Copenhagen Wolves Narrowly Escape Semi Final with GameSpot
- September 12th - (VIDEO) Winamax Presents: A chat with Rekkles with Fnatic
- September 14th - (VIDEO) Dreamhack Bucharest: Interview with Fnatic Rekkles with SK Gaming
- September 15th - (VIDEO) DHB2013: Interview with Rekkles with Fnatic
- September 29th - Videogame Champ, Past His Prime At 28, Grooms Next Screen Jocks with Wall Street Journal
- November 24th - Rekkles talks Fnatic's game against CLG and his thoughts on Doublelift with onGamers
- November 30th - (VIDEO) IPL5 Fnatic Reckkless Backstage Interview with IGN ProLeague
- December 1st - (VIDEO) Rekkles talks about beating TPA and Doublelift should talk less with Gamespot
- December 5th - Rekkles - Current ADc for FnaticRC - AMA with Reddit
- December 9th - (VIDEO) THOR: Rekkles at the hotel with Fnatic
- December 14th - (VIDEO) Fnatic Rekkles interviewed at IEM Cologne with SK Gaming
- January 20th - VLOG: Week #1 VLOG by Rekkles
- January 27th - VLOG: Week #2 VLOG by Rekkles
- February 4th - VLOG: Week #3 VLOG by Rekkles
- February 11th -
- February 14th - (VIDEO) The Top 10 Hottest League of Legends Players by TheScore Esports
- March 28th - (VIDEO) Fnatic: Stepping Up by LoL Esports
- April 6th - (VIDEO) The top 10 players from the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split by theScore esports
- April 10th - The Moment: A new Rekkles narrative by Kelsey Moser (esports.yahoo.com)
- May 28th - (VIDEO) Time to Come Back by LoL Esports
- June 16th - Infographic: Rekkles' 1000+ EU LCS kills by Sasha Erfanian (thescoreesports.com)
- June 16th - (VIDEO) Rekkles's career in 59 seconds by theScore esports
- June 22nd - (VIDEO) FNATIC Rekkles | SoloQ ADC Challenger Montage #2 by Elicast & Effaenrys
- June 23rd - Rekkles: Vom schwedischen Wunderkind zum Musterprofi by Marco Gnyp (summoners-inn.de)
- August 14th - The Rekkles defense by Kelsey Moser (thescoreesports.com)
- September 7th - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 1 - Spring by LoL Esports
- September 10th - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 2 - All In by LoL Esports
- September 13th - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 3 - Revolver by LoL Esports
- September 17th - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 4 - Endurance by LoL Esports
- September 20th - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 5 - Contender by LoL Esports
- September 23rd - (VIDEO) Legends Rising Season 2: Episode 6 - Fighting by LoL Esports
- September 28th - Rise of #Rekkincrew – Rekkles Career Highlights by Sven Van Herck (dafaesports.com)
- December 7th - A Seriously Not Serious Guide: ASE 1v1 Tournament by Kien Lam (lolesports.com)
- December 16th - Who's better at juggling balls? ft. xPeke, Rekkles, mithy and aphromoo by TheScore eSports
- December 23rd - (VIDEO) Watch LoL pros serenade you with their favorite Christmas songs by Lisa Doan (thescoreesports.com)
- May 28th - (VIDEO) Player Spotlight: Rekkles Returns by LoL Esports
- December 14th - Thanks for the Memories: Former teammates relive their favorite moments by Leah Jackson (lolesports.com)
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