|Team has Disbanded.|
|Org Location:||North America|
|Sponsor(s):||CM Storm |
|Created:||LoL Division 2012-06-01|
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- 1 History
- 2 Timeline
- 3 Player Roster
- 4 Organization
- 5 Tournament Results
- 6 as Team Curse Europe
- 7 Highlight Videos
- 8 Interviews
- 9 Articles
- 10 See Also
- 11 Links
- 12 Gallery
- 13 References
Team LoLPro is a North American League of Legends team, formed in October 2013 during Curse Gaming roster changes. The name was formerly used by a European team formed by the Curse Gaming organization in June of 2012 when the lineup of Absolute Legends transferred to Curse.
Formation of Curse Gaming EU
On June 1, 2012, gaming organization Curse purchased Absolute Legends' roster, consisting of extinkt, Sleper, Malunoo, xinec, YoungBuck, and team manager Flyy. Curse's European squadron would be known as Curse Gaming EU.
Curse Gaming EU's first event would be at the Reign of Gaming International Invitational. Curse Gaming EU qualified for the tournament originally under the flagship of Absolute Legends, but the players would move to Curse midway. In the qualifiers, Curse Gaming EU would defeat Team ALTERNATE, SK Gaming, and exHCL 2-0 to qualify for the offline finals event along with Teamless, Team Solomid, and Team SoloMid Evo. However, Curse EU's success would end at the offline event, going 0-6 against Teamless, Team SoloMid, and Team SoloMid Evo. In the third place match, Curse Gaming EU would lose 1-2 against Teamless, ending the event with a fourth place finish.
A week after the event, Curse Gaming EU would replace their top lane player Youngbuck with former Absolute Legends top laner Angush.
Six days after the roster change, Curse Gaming EU would take third at the DreamHack Summer 2012 offline LAN, qualifying through the online qualifiers. In the group stage, Curse Gaming EU would place first, going 3-0, defeating FnaticRC, PAH, and Millenium. However, Curse EU would fall to Moscow Five in the semifinals 0-2, relegating Curse EU to play in the third place match. There, Curse would defeat FnaticRC 2-1 to take home third place.
On July 17, 2012, Curse Gaming EU would place first at the Elite of Europe online tournament. Curse EU would have a strong showing at the tournament, defeating FnaticRC 2-0 in the quarterfinals, Team SoloMid 2-0 in the semi-finals, and Mousesports 2-1 in the grand finals.
Curse announced their roster changes to Curse Gaming and the (re)formation of Curse Gaming EU, now renamed Team LoLPro and now a North American team on October 7, 2013. The initial new roster consisted of Nyjacky, Cop, Cruzerthebruzer, and TrickZ, though no support player was announced. However, by the end of the month, Cop had moved back to the main roster of Team Curse and Demunlol had briefly joined as the AD carry and then left. On November 1, the roster of Hauntzer, heavenTime, LOD, Apexy, and Nyjacky was announced, with LOD playing AD carry. This roster played in the ALCS. On December 6, Lohpally joined the team, replacing Apexy as support.
LoLPro attempted to qualify for the NACS Spring Series #1 but were eliminated in the first round of the play-in by Skyline. After the first spring series, Hoodstomp joined the team. Nyjacky left, and LOD moved from AD carry to midlane. LoLPro did qualify for the second spring series but were eliminated in the quarterfinals by vVv Gaming, leaving them without enough points to qualify for the Spring Playoffs.
The team fared better in the summer series #1, placing second overall after beating Area of Effect eSports and Frank Fang Gaming but losing to Team Coast in the finals. A fourth-place finish to the second summer split gave then 14 points overall and the third seed into the Summer Playoffs.
Prior to the playoffs, Hoodstomp left the team citing personality conflicts, and the team played with Zignature as AD carry and Patoy as support, moving Lohpally to be a sub. The team beat Denial eSports in the quarterfinals but then lost to Curse Academy in the semifinals and placed fourth overall after losing 3-1 to Team Coast in the third-place match. As a result, they did not qualify for Spring Promotion tournament.
Team LoLPro competed for the Spring Expansion Tournament in the ranked 5's ladder under the name Thomas and the Slotkins. They placed fourth at the time of the ladder lock, ahead of CompLexity and behind Team Fusion. Their roster for the Expansion Tournament included Flaresz, Thinkcard, Yusui, WizFujiiN, and KEITHMCBRIEF.
- January 3, Sleper joins.
- January 18, Mozilla and LeDuck join.
- Late January, Team LoLPro disbands.
- October 7, Team LoLPro reforms with Nyjacky, Cop, Cruzerthebruzer, TrickZ.
- October 14, Cop moves to Curse Gaming as starting AD. Demunlul joins.
- October 23, Demunlul leaves.
- November 1, Hauntzer, heavenTime, LOD, and Apexy join while Cruzerthebruzer and TrickZ leave.
- December 6, Lohpally replaces Apexy.
- June 1, Curse Gaming EU is formed after picking up the roster of Absolute Legends. extinkt, Sleper, Malunoo, xinec, and YoungBuck join. 
- To read about Absolute Legends history, click here.
- June 3, 4th place at the Reign of Gaming International Invitational.
- June 12, Youngbuck is replaced by Angush. 
- June 18, 3rd place at DreamHack Summer 2012.
- July 17, 1st place in Elite of Europe.
- July 29, 4th place at European Challenger Circuit: Poland.
- September 25, Sleper and xinec are replaced by SuperAZE and Creaton. 
- November 27, SuperAZE leaves. 
- December 11, Angush and Creaton leave.
|Thinkcard||Thomas Slotkin||Jungle||CLG Black||2014-10-??||2014-12-??|
|Yusui||David Bloomquist||Mid||Cloud9 G2A||2014-10-??||2014-12-??|
|WizFujiiN||Apollo Price||AD Carry||Team Impulse||2014-10-??||2014-12-??|
|KEITHMCBRIEF||Yuri Jew||Support||Team Liquid Academy||2014-11-??||2014-11-??|
|heavenTime||Simon Jeon||Jungle||Final Five||2013-11-01||2014-10-??|
|Patoy||Jordan Blackburn||Support||Team SoloMid||2014-07-??||2014-09-??|
|Hauntzer||Kevin Yarnell||Top||Curse Academy||2013-11-01||2014-09-27|
|LOD||Ben deMunck||Mid||Team Coast||2013-11-01||2014-09-27|
|zignature||Derek Shao||AD Carry||Team Liquid Academy||2014-08-??||2014-08-??|
|Hoodstomp||Devon Mark||AD Carry||2014-02-17||2014-02-27|
|Nyjacky||Chenglong Wang||Mid||Team Liquid||2013-10-07||2014-02-17|
|Apexy||Leon Tang||Support||XDG Gaming Virtus||2013-11-01||2013-12-06|
|Cruzerthebruzer||Cruz Odgen||Top||Team Dignitas||2013-10-07||2013-11-01|
|Demunlul||Jonathan McCulloch||AD Carry||2013-10-14||2013-10-23|
|Cop||David Roberson||AD Carry||Team Curse||2013-10-07||2013-10-14|
|Sleper||Algirdas Saliamonas||AD Carry||2013-01-03||2013-01-??|
|Creaton||Jakub Grzegorzewski||AD Carry||Millenium||2012-09-25||2012-12-11|
|Sleper||Algirdas Saliamonas||AD Carry||2012-06-01||2012-09-25|
|YoungBuck||Joey Steltenpool||Top||SK Gaming||2012-06-01||2012-06-12|
|Saintvicious||Brandon DiMarco||Mid||extinkt||Reign of Gaming International Invitational|
|Patoy||Jordan Blackburn||Support||IGN ProLeague Season 5|
as Team Curse Europe
- December 30 - Hi Reddit! We are Team LoLPro, Winners of the 2013 Razer Holiday bash and currently ranked as a Top 5 Challenger team in NA. AMA! with Reddit
- November 13 -North American LCS expansion tournament: Bracket Previews by Azubu
- November 20 - 2015 NA LCS Expansion: Online Finals Preview by Azubu
- Hoodstomp's Twitter twitter.com
- Hoodstomp's Tweet twitter.com
- Team Coast's Facebook Post twitter.com
- Curse Academy Roster for LCS Expansion Tournament teamcurse.net
- A Quick explanation for Curse EU's lack of appearance in the EU Season 3 Online Qualifiers reddit.com
- Cop's Vlog "I'm back... " youtube.com
- Demunlul Twitter Post twitter.com
- LolPro Roster Change: Welcome Lohpally teamcurse.net
- Absolute Legends EU becomes Curse EU reignofgaming.net
- Curse.EU Welcomes Back Angush as Top Lane reignofgaming.net
- Curse.EU Welcomes New Bottom Lane: Say Hello to Crs SuperAze and Crs Creaton(formerly LOL PRO) reignofgaming.net
- SuperAZE leaves Team Curse.EU shortly before IPL5 reddit.com
- BaronCast Twitter Update twitter.com