Warden

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Player Information
Name:
Matt Dickens
Birth:
April 25, 1985 (1985-04-25) (age 32)
Country:
Status:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$45,622
Links
History
Counter-Strike 1.6:
200?-??-?? – 2007-06-11
2008-12-14 - 2009-11-14
2012-04-04 - 2012-07-30

Counter-Strike: Source:

2007-06-11 - 2008-11-18

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive:

2013-0?-?? — 201?-??-??
2014-01-11 — 2014-05-07
2014-05-07 — 2014-08-22
2014-08-22 — 2015-01-14
2015-01-14 — 2015-03-16
Team Liquid (Coach)
2015-06-30 — 2015-08-24
Tempo Storm (Coach)
2015-08-24 — Present

Matt "Warden" Dickens is an American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player, former Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Source player. He is currently the coach of compLexity Gaming.

Professional career[edit]

Back in the early days of Counter-Strike, he was not very well known in the scene until he made it onto the up and coming compLexity Gaming lineup. The roster contained Dickens, Tyler "Storm" Wood, Justin "sunman" Summy, Daniel "fRoD" Montaner, and Sean "Bullseye" Morgan. Shortly after the inception of the team, Morgan was released decided to retire. A replacement was later found in the form of Corey "tr1p" Dodd.

In early 2007, compLexity announced the departure of Dodd and Summy, along with the addition of former Team 3D member Ronald "Rambo" Kim as well as the Swedish talent Marcus "zet" Sundström, formerly of Ninjas in Pyjamas. They would not share any big events at all within Counter-Strike 1.6 due to the fact that they later made the move over to Counter-Strike: Source as part of the Championship Gaming Series. They finished in 5th place in the North America Finals and failed to reach the CGS 2007 World Championship, but on the bright side managed to secure a 1st place at the CGS 2007 Individual Tournament, defeating the Swedish Berlin Allianz and the Brazilian Rio Sinistro.

After the 2007 season of the CGS, Sundström parted ways with the team and moved back to Sweden Counter-Strike 1.6. The team later acquired Corey Hanes from the Dallas Venom franchise for the 2008 season. Unfortunately for them, the 2008 season was an even bigger blow than the 2008 season where they ended up bombing out in the North America Finals again but in 6th place, only winning two of twelve games! Dickens & co later returned to Counter-Strike 1.6 a year later when the CGS ended. Dickens, as well as teammates Montaner, Wood and Hanes left compLexity to join Evil Geniuses, alongside American rising star, Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert.

In late 2009, Dickens decided to retire after Hanes was replaced with Finnish in-game leader, Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen, and was later replaced in the team by Ediz "goodfornothing" Basol. He later made a return with CheckSix Gaming in late 2011 - replacing Spencer "Hiko" Martin, and reuniting Dickens with Montaner and Wood. He attended only one notable event with this lineup, however - the LAN finals of ESEA Season 11, where they finished in third place, losing to eventual champions, Maximum Effort.

He transitioned to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive later that year, but did not have much success as a player.

During his playing career, Warden was associated with multiple North American teams such as compLexity Gaming and Evil Geniuses. Since his shift to coaching, he has also worked with Team Liquid, Tempo Storm and most recently, a return to compLexity.


Gear and settings[edit]

Hardware
Mouse
Razer DeathAdder Chroma
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution
ASUS VG248QE 144 Hz 1024×768
Keyboard
Razer BlackWidow Chroma
No date of last update specified!

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2015-12-06 A22nd A2Major Northern Arena 2015 0 : 2 $5,000
2009-07-27 A11st A2Major ESEA Invite Finals Season 3 2 : 1 $5,000
2007-12-09 A11st A2Major CGS 2007 Individual Tournament 10 - 6 $25,000
2006-07-23 A11st A1Premier Championship Gaming Invitational 2006 10 - 5 $50,000
2006-07-09 A11st A1Premier 2006 CPL Summer 2 : 0 $40,000
2006-06-18 A33rd A1Premier WSVG 2006: Louisville 13 - 16 $5,000
2006-05-03 A22nd A1Premier WEG Masters 2006 0 : 2 $20,000
2005-07-10 A11st A1Premier ESWC 2005 16 - 6 $40,000
2005-05-01 A22nd A1Premier CPL Spain 2005 2 - 16 $6,460
2004-12-19 A55th A1Premier 2004 CPL Winter 5 - 16 $6,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament
Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2017-11-12 B111th A1Premier ESL Pro League Season 6 - North America 11/15 Grp. S. $15,000
2017-07-28 A11st A3Minor Fragadelphia 11 - Online 2 : 0 $1,500
2017-05-11 B111th A1Premier ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America 6/18 Grp. S. $15,000
2017-02-16 B313 - 16th A1Premier DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 4 - 16 $5,000
2016-11-22 A33 - 4th A2Major International Gaming League 2016 - Grand Finals 1 : 2 $11,566.8
2016-10-13 B111th A1Premier ESL Pro League Season 4 - North America 9/17 Grp. S. $8,000
2016-06-30 B717 - 22nd A1Premier ELEAGUE Season 1 0 : 2 $30,000
2016-05-26 A77th A2Major Esports Championship Series Season 1 - North America 3/6 Grp. S. $15,000
2015-11-19 A55th A1Premier ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 - North America 12/10 Grp. S. $13,000
2015-07-25 A55 - 6th A1Premier CEVO Season 7 Professional 1 : 2 $5,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • When Warden got married in November of 2015, longtime teammates fRoD and Storm served as his groomsmen [1]
  • He is the brother of Mason "n0s4m" Dickens, also known as just mason.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Andrew "aMies" Miesner (2015-11-06). "Congratulations to Warden!". compLexity Gaming.