|Country of Birth||United States|
|Birthday||March 16, 1997 (age 22)|
|Soloqueue IDs||Stixxayx, C9 Stixxay, i StiXXaY U, St1xxay, CLG Sticker (KR)|
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Stixxay joined Cloud9's new Challenger roster Cloud9 G2A as their starting support player along with teammates Solo, Yusui, Hard, and LOD in January 2015. However, soon after he left the team to join CLG.Black, switching back to AD carry. In the 2015 NACS Spring Qualifier, the team defeated Rock Bottom Gorillas and then Team Liquid Academy to qualify for the Spring Season. However, they placed 6th and last in the season, after losing a tiebreaker game to TSM Darkness.
He was listed as a member of the main CLG team for the Summer Split; however, after CLG Black's victory against Maelstrom in the NACS Summer Qualifier he was banned for two weeks (weeks 2 and 3 of the split) because of toxicity. Using substitute player Frost, CLG Black lost to Cloud9 Tempest and then to Magnetic, missing out on the summer season.
Stixxay was CLG's AD carry for IEM San Jose, since Doublelift had left the team a few weeks prior. CLG won against Unicorns of Love and Jin Air Green Wings, but losing in the final against Origen, finishing in 2nd place.
In October 2015, Doublelift left CLG, and Stixxay substituted for him at IEM San Jose in November. The team defeated Unicorns of Love and Jin Air before losing to Origen in the finals. On January 6, 2016, Stixxay was officially announced as CLG's AD carry for the 2016 season.
Their performance at IEM San Jose earned CLG a seed into IEM Katowice, which they attended after the seventh week of the LCS. However, despite being in a strong position domestically, in second place behind only the almost-undefeated Immortals (to whom CLG had handed their only loss of the season the week before), CLG were eliminated immediately from Katowice, losing first to SK Telecom T1 and then to Fnatic.
CLG entered the LCS playoffs in second place, still behind Immortals, and still the only team to have beaten Immortals in the regular season. They won their semifinal series against Team Liquid in five games, winning the last game with a double teleport play to catch out Piglet and close out a win. Stixxay's Tristana was banned in three of the five games due to his having practiced a Guinsoo's Rageblade build on the champion leading up to the series. He played it in game 4 and lost with it, and it remained uncontested in game 5. Despite seeding expectations, CLG's finals match was against TSM, who had 3-0'd Immortals the week before, and not against Immortals themselves. This series also went to five games, and CLG once again won, qualifying for the Mid-Season Invitational. In the fifth game, Stixxay picked Tristana for the first time since the Team Liquid game 4, and this time it was successful - early coordination from the team got him ahead, and he reset multiple times in the game-winning fight. As a result of his play, he was granted the MVP title for the series, a result that heavily divided the community, with some people thinking he deserved it for his part in CLG's team play and some calling him the weak link of the team and suggesting the title was only given to him to further the Stixxay vs Doublelift storyline.
Returning to North America for the Summer Split, CLG were expected to be at the top of the league after their MSI performance. However, not only did they fail to achieve that, but they weren't even in the top half of the standings until week 6. From there, they climbed to a fourth place regular season finish. In the playoffs, CLG first faced off against Team Liquid, whom they beat 3-1, before falling to TSM 3-0 in the semifinals. Crucially, one of Huhi's signature mid lane champions Aurelion Sol was found to have a bug partway through their first game, and the game was remade with Aurelion Sol disabled for the rest of the playoffs (though it was generally accepted that TSM would have won regardless). CLG lost the third-place to Immortals but automatically qualified for the World Championship based on Championship Points due to TSM's finals win over Cloud9.
CLG were seeded into Group A at Worlds, alongside the ROX Tigers, G2 Esports, and wildcard Albus NoX Luna. Going into the group, CLG and G2 were seen as contenders for the second seed, while Tigers and Albus NoX were expected to finish first and last, respectively. Instead, CLG dropped both of their games to the wildcard team, and ANX skyrocketed to a second-place group stage finish while G2 collapsed into last place; CLG ended their Worlds run in third with a 3-3 record.
Transitioning into the spring split of the 2017 LCS season, CLG was the only North American team to not make any changes to its roster. They were inconsistent to begin the split, fluctuating between 5th and 7th place over the first half of the season before stabilizing with a 2-0 week 5. CLG remained in the playoffs after that, and a 3-1 record down the stretch put them in fourth behind TSM, Cloud9 and a much improved Phoenix1. In the playoffs, CLG faced off against 5th seed FlyQuest. Although they started off strong with 2 wins, they were ultimately reverse swept and lost 2-3 which knocked them out of playoffs.
In the mideason, CLG swapped junglers with Immortals, sending Xmithie, one of their longest tenured players, to the team for Dardoch. This change seemed to work out for both sides, as CLG began the season in a three way race for first with Immortals and TSM. As the season went on however, CLG's performance started to drop and eventually Dardoch left the team and was replaced by LCS rookie OmarGod. This stabilized CLG's play to some extent and they finished the regular season in 3rd place with a 12-6 record. In the playoffs CLG managed to defeat Team EnVyUs 3-2 in a hard fought series. They however lost 0-3 to Immortals in the Semifinals. In the third place match CLG swept Team Dignitas 3-0 to end their playoff run on a high note.
Their third place finish gave CLG the second seed in the Regional Finals. There, they defeated FlyQuest 3-1, setting up a match with Cloud9 to make Worlds. After they dropped the first two games, CLG managed to win the third and make it a series, but dropped the fourth and lost the series which in turn ended their 2017 season.
- Name comes from a band called StixNStonez.
- First main champion was Katarina.
- Achieved a 2200 rating as a Restoration Shaman in World of Warcraft.
- Favorite champion is Vayne.
- Frequently the subject of jokes regarding his physical resemblance to PowerOfEvil after the two became teammates.
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- November 24, Seeing what Stixx by Emily Rand on Follow eSports
- November 24, Aphromoo and Stixxay on adapting to new carries, preparing for 2016, and reacting to Origen's map play with , and on The Score
- January 23, Stixxay: "I think they really devalue me and Huhi" with , and on Team Liquid
- January 26, Stixxay on CLG: "I Think We're Going to Place at Least Top 4" with , and on G|League
- February 6, Stixxay on Team Impulse: '[Other teams... underrate them a lot'] with , and on The Score
- February 15, Stixxay on CLG: 'We know exactly how to play the game, it's just a matter of executing it' with , and on The Score
- March 22, CLG Stixxay: We don't have anyone to be afraid of if we're playing well with , and on Yahoo
- March 23, Stixxay on his rookie season: 'Throughout the split, you can see how I've improved a lot' with , and on The Score
- April 8, [LoL] Head-to-Head: Piglet vs. Stixxay with , and on The Score
- April 18, Stixxay on CLG’s bot lane: “I think we’re definitely up there, and people underrate us for some reason.” with , and on Slingshot
- May 2, Raw and Uncut: CLG Stixxay's 2016 Spring Split Profile by theScore on YouTube
- May 6, Stixxay: ‘I don’t really care if they ban [Caitlyn]…I’ll just play whatever else and still pop off’ with Marcel Feldkamp on The Score
- May 8, LoL Mid-Season Invitational: Post game with CLG's Xmithie and Stixxay with , and on ESPN
- May 14, Stixxay on CLG's match vs FW and his thoughts ahead of the MSI finals with Travis Gafford on Yahoo Esports
- May 31, Duos: Aphromoo & Stixxay by , and on LoL Esports
- June 7, Stixxay on CLG's post-MSI problems: 'We're trying to figure out what's good in the meta" with , and on Yahoo!
- July 6, Stixxay on Huhi’s struggles: 'It's very related to how we don't work with him as a team’ with , and on Yahoo!
- July 13, Stixxay on Warwick: 'I’ve been trying... to accidentally lock it in but I haven’t done that yet' with , and on The Score
- July 28, Stixxay on lane changes: ‘I don’t really agree with what Riot’s doing, it reduces strategy a lot’ with , and on Yahoo!
- July 28, Stixxay on why he’d rather face TL than C9 in playoffs: 'I feel like TL have much more issues' with , and on The Score
- August 12, Stixxay: 'I think Team Liquid’s probably the best team for us to play' with , and on Yahoo!
- August 16, Stixxay on TL: ‘They were the better team, so we found new ways to cheese them so we could fluke our way to Toronto’ with , and on Yahoo!
- August 31, Stixxay: 'When you play against IMT…they’re always trying to bait you back into a fight' with , and on The Score
- September 1, Stixxay: 'The new headsets and new technology changed it so we don’t hear the crowd that much compared to Vegas' with , and on Yahoo!
- September 30, Stixxay ranks EU vs IWCI: “Wildcards might be a little bit better, I don’t want to discredit them” with , and on Yahoo!
- September 30, Stixxay: 'European teams weren't as strong as people thought they were' with , and on ESPN
- September 30, Stixxay: 'NA is a stronger region than people know...EU is a weaker region than people think' with , and on The Score
- October 7, Stixxay: 'Sorry we couldn’t make it out, guys...definitely wasn’t expecting to lose to ROX' with , and on The Score
- October 20, I've wanted to write one of these posts since... by , and on Stixxay
- January 24, Stixxay: ‘I just want to solidify myself as the best in my role in North America’ with , and on Yahoo Esports
- January 29, Stixxay dissects CLG’s 1-3 start in the NA LCS with , and on Yahoo Esports
- February 14, Stixxay: ‘I think ADC is pretty lame right now, it’s literally just Varus and Jhin every game.’ with , and on Yahoo Esports
- March 2, Stixxay on CLG's adaptability, being underrated/overrated, and Aphromoo as the team's father figure by , and on Blitz Esports
- March 21, Stixxay: “I think we do kind of play to our opponent’s level, so when we play worse teams, we’ll sometimes just lose to them, and we can’t really figure out why.” with , and on Slingshot Esports
- June 7, Stixxay on why CLG is right for Dardoch, sports academy bootcamp, thoughts on player's association with , and on Yahoo Esports
- June 20, Stixxay: IMT get a lot of free wins off of enemies playing bad, that's not going to happen vs us with , and on Travis Gafford
- June 26, Aphromoo and Stixxay discuss CLG’s loss to Immortals: “I think we just played kind of weird.” with , and on Emily Rand for Slingshot Esports
- July 3, CLG Aphromoo & Stixxay: "NA teams do worse on international events because they overthink" with , and on Inven Global
- August 8, CLG Roads: Stixxay - A Surreal Start by , and on Counter Logic Gaming
- September 4, Stixxay on scrims before playoffs: “If you get stomped then, you just think, ‘Wait, maybe everything I’m doing is wrong’ and you question your picks, your life, your everything.” with , and on Emily Rand for Slingshot Esports
- September 13, Stixxay chats CLG's failure to make Worlds, off-season, and why pros keep spilling their drinks with , and on Travis Gafford
- January 15, STIXXAY: On My Own with , and on Counter Logic Gaming
- January 16, Stixxay - is Biofrost CLG's new shotcaller? // Which dark horse team he picks for LCS with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- February 1, Stixxay says NA LCS players are taking Gathering Storm in runes on stage because games go long with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- February 7, Stixxay: “The narrative that I’m nothing without Aphromoo is wrong” with Izento on The Shotcaller
- February 14, 20 Questions with CLG Stixxay with , and on Counter Logic Gaming
- March 6, CLG Stixxay: "The biggest hurdle for a shotcaller is to tell people no." with , and on Blitz Esports
- March 10, CLG Stixxay with Record Breaking Performance - 1,774 Damage per Minute! by Guilherme Meyer on Inven Global
- March 11, CLG's Stixxay sets an NA LCS record with 1,774 damage per minute by Xing Li on Dot Esports
- March 12, Stixxay on CLG's recent success: 'We got a lot more confrontational about people's mistakes' with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- June 22, Stixxay and Nick Allen - CLG built replica LCS desks for practice, gaining that winner's mentality with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- July 20, Stixxay: “I don’t want to blame the ping, NA solo queue is just an awful environment.” with Parkes Ousley on The Shotcaller
- February 5, Stixxay: how CLG stopped being 'THE WORST TEAM' in one week with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- March 9, CLG Stixxay: "I expected Wiggily to be a Giga-Chad, but he's actually super selfless." with Nick Geracie on Inven Global
- March 18, Stixxay discusses the CLG coach's special training regimen for the team with Fasffy on YouTube
- June 14, Stixxay: League's in a state where the better team doesn't always win with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- July 11, Stixxay's secret to beating TSM, 'We're a top team now' with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- July 20, Stixxay: “If we can beat C9, then we can kind of establish ourselves as a top team” with Elena Endres on Dot Esports
- July 21, CLG Stixxay: "Getting able to bond more as a team during our Korean bootcamp helped us a lot." with Nick Geracie on Inven Global
- August 20, CLG Stixxay: “I’m pretty proud of myself. My last split was probably the worst split I’ve played[…] As a pro player you can play poorly and you don’t know if you’ll ever be back to form again” with Izento on YouTube
- September 5, CLG Stixxay: "If we qualify for Worlds, that remedies our Semifinals loss to Cloud9." with Nick Geracie on Inven Global
The following pages redirect here.
- Competitive Ruling: Stixxay lolesports.com
- CLG CS:GO and LoL at IEM San Jose This Weekend clgaming.net
- Our 2016 League of Legends Roster clgaming.net
- Froggen's opinion on Stixxay's finals performance reddit.com
- How did Stixxay get MVP? reddit.com
- [Spoiler] Xpecial's opinions on Stixxay's final performance reddit.com
- Exit the Dragon: On Competitive Integrity and Aurelion Sol thescoreesports.com