Juan "VortiX" Moreno Durán is a competitive Heroes of the Storm from Spain. He was active in Warcraft III and Starcraft II before switching to Heroes, and he is the younger brother of LucifroN, another Spanish progamer. He plays as Specialist/Carry, but is currently inactive in Heroes of the Storm as he switched back to Starcraft II.
Playing WarCraft III as Undead and despite being very young, VortiX managed to qualify for ESWC 2010 world finals and Blizzcon European Regional Finals 2009. In StarCraft II, he was considered one of the best non-Korean Zerg players. He won offline tournaments such as Thor Open 2012 in Sweden and made very good performances in the WCS Europe Premier League, reaching consistently the final stages in every season. He also won several online tournaments.
He switched from StarCraft II to Heroes of the Storm on August 2014, during the Alpha phase of the game and went on to form team El NeXo, which would later be acquired by Team Liquid, team for which he competed for almost a year. In this period, Team Liquid obtained several podiums, most notably they won three Dreamhack championships and finished second in another one, and they won the WCA europe.
In 13th January 2016, Despite being one of the most notable players in the European scene and being an important part of one of the best teams he decided to quit Heroes of the Storm citing lack of interest for the game and went back to play Starcraft II for Team Liquid.
- He played Undead in WarCraft III.
- He played Zerg in StarCraft II for mousesports and Millenium.
- Had the most consecutive top 16 finishes in the WCS Europe or WCS America Premier Leagues before the WCS unification in 2015.
- He is the brother of the progamer LucifroN.
- He studies computer science.
- Can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 30 seconds.
- Is a Real Madrid fan despite the Duran family living in Barcelona.
|2015-11-27||2nd||Major||DreamHack All-Stars - Winter Clash 2015||1 : 3||$ 7,500|
|2015-11-19||1st||Minor||Fragbite Masters Heroes of the Storm Tournament||3 : 2||$ 4,700|
|2015-10-03||5 - 6th||Premier||2015 HWC - Europe Championship||1 : 2||$ 3,000|
|2015-08-23||1st||Major||2015 HWC - August Europe Open||2 : 1||$ 8,500|
|2015-08-09||1st||Major||WCA 2015 - Europe Pro Qualifier||2 : 0||$ 10,838|
|2015-07-16||1st||Major||Turtle Beach DreamHack All-Stars - Valencia 2015||3 : 0||$ 7,500|
|2015-06-14||1st||Major||Turtle Beach DreamHack All-Stars - Summer 2015||3 : 0||$ 5,000|
|2015-06-07||1st||Minor||Enter The Storm - Europe Cup #2||3 : 0||$ 3,000|
|2015-04-26||1st||Major||PGL Spring Champions of the Storm 2015||3 : 1||$ 5,500|
|2015-04-12||1st||Minor||Enter The Storm - Europe Cup #1||3 : 0||$ 2,000|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2014-07-17 | VortiX talks to Millenium of Millenium.org
- 2014-03-25 | VortiX: "I don't see Ro8 as a win ... its something you have to do" by Hotbid of Teamliquid.net at WCS EU S1 2014
- 2013-12-03 | “Im gonna win it all!” by ClarityGaming at ASUS ROG NorthCon 2013
- 2013-10-30 | VortiX at WCS Season 3 Finals in Canada by Waxangel of Teamliquid.net at 2013 WCS Season 3
- 2013-08-18 | Vortix: "The main problem with Zerg right now is the infestor" by Nydra of GosuGamers.net
- 2013-03-24 | Vortix 'Grilled' by Thorin of Team Acer
- 2012-11-30 | Vortix speaks post-elimination from IPL5 by Thorin of Team Acer
- 2012-11-29 | Interview with K3.VortiX - IPL5 Day One by HotBid of TeamLiquid.net at IPL 5
- 2012-09-05 | Vortix talks IEM by Thorin of Team Acer
- 2012-08-06 | Interview with Vortix before the Alt-Tab.Gaming "King of the Hills" #1 by ReaZs of alttab-gaming.com
- Bumblebee (January 13, 2016). "VortiX to StarCraft, LucifroN to school". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved January 13, 2016.