Clarity Gaming

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Clarity Gaming
Team Information
Location: USA United States
Manager: Brandon “Adama” Altman
Michael “Seeker” Suh
Mike “Cav” Bramley
Sponsor: Ownaj
Links
Website Twitter Facebook TLPD HotS TLPD International Aligulac
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:

0

History
Created: 2012-09-27
Disbanded: 2014-05-23


Overview[edit]

Clarity Gaming was an international Starcraft 2 team consisting of professional gamers from the United States, Canada and Korea. Many of the original members came from the previously dissolved Team Clash and Back2Back Gaming teams. Clarity Gaming is one of the few non-Korean teams with a training facility available to active players.[1] They have a very active management and supports its players in minor or major tournaments.[2]

Clarity Gaming currently consists of the following divisions:

  • Starcraft 2
  • Dota 2
  • Hearthstone

History[edit]

  • February 23rd, Kontinue announced via Twitter that he was no longer a part of Clarity Gaming.[3]
  • March 2nd, the Clarity Academy returns, featuring Bop, Honeybear, MrNiceGuy, Padre, and team captain Paperboat.[4]
  • March 10th, Clarity Gaming adds the Chilean Terran Fiend to their pro roster. [5]
  • May 7th, Clarity Gaming's Padre and Silky leave to join Solaris Gaming.
  • May 23rd, Adama, owner of the team, announced the disbandment of Clarity Gaming.[6]
  • January 9th, Clarity Gaming opens a training facility for players; the first players to join this venture are JookTo and Yong.[1]
  • January 27th, Clarity Gaming announces that KiLLeR has joined its roster.[7]
  • February, KC leaves.[Citation needed]
  • March 3rd, Clarity Academy is announced, with an open call for players to participate in qualifying tournaments.[8]
  • April 15th, Sterling joins Clarity Gaming.[9][10]
  • May 1st, Clarity Academy inaugural roster announced.[11]
  • May 19th, Clarity Gaming adds Dragon to their professional roster; he will also be staying at their training facility in New York.[12]
  • July 19th, Badcop, Bails, EliGE, Mystery, and sAikOu are promoted from the academy to the A-team. Engyn leaves the team. ElhayM joins the academy roster.[13]
  • August 2nd, Sickness joins the Clarity Gaming roster.[14]
  • August 15th, MotoK leaves to join Eternity Gaming.[15]
  • August 20th, Clarity Gaming announces that Shuttle has left the team.[16]
  • September 25th, Clarity restructures, and consolidates the Pro and Academy rosters into a 14-man lineup. Bails, EliGE, Mystery, Mewby and Siphonn are no longer on the team.[17]
  • September 28th, sAikOu retires from competitive SC2.[18]
  • October 13th, Bones leaves to join ROOT Gaming's academy.[19]
  • November 8th, Poo, rebOrn and Kontinue are added to the roster, whilst Sickness retires to play League of Legends.[20]
  • December 6th, The Clarity Gaming website pro roster page shows that Badcop, Dragon, KiLLeR, Strykerz, and TBo are no longer on Clarity Gaming's roster, and that sAikOu has come out of retirement.[21]
  • December 19th, Clarity Gaming announces sponsorship by Ownaj.[22]
  • December 20th, sAikOu retires.[Citation needed]

Player Roster[edit]

Roster at Time of Disbandment[edit]

Best Yearly Result:

ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Professional
caCanada TTerran ElhayM Mark Leonardo - - - - -
caCanada pProtoss Poo Alek Hrycaiko - - G4Ro64 2012_MLG_Spring_Championship - -
usUSA zZerg rebOrn Arthur Lee - - - - -
caCanada pProtoss SaroVati () Brian Zhao - - - - Challenger League 25 - 48th 2014 WCS Season 1 America
usUSA pProtoss Shew Alex Raymond - 33 - 40th MLG 49+ MLG G4Ro64 2013_MLG_Spring_Championship -
usUSA TTerran Sterling Sterling Kolde - - - - -
ChileChile TTerran Fiend Sebastien Molina - - - - -
Academy
usUSA ZZerg Bop Nick Brock - - - - -
usUSA ZZerg Honeybear Joseph Millard - - - - -
usUSA TTerran MrNiceGuy Dan Kim - - - - -
usUSA ZZerg KespadA Chris Karnes - - - - -
usUSA ZZerg PaperBoat () Kevin Cosgrove - - - - -

Former Players[edit]

ID Name New Team
usUSA pProtoss Padre Clay Finney Solaris Gaming Solaris Gaming
usUSA ZZerg Silky Nick McNeese Solaris Gaming Solaris Gaming
usUSA pProtoss Kontinue Sean Van
usUSA tTerran Badcop Austin Worthington Love Your Girlfriend Love Your Girlfriend
krSouth Korea tTerran Dragon Jeon Yong Soo
clChile zZerg KiLLeR Felipe Zuñiga
Retirement
caCanada tTerran Strykerz Cory Lycett
caCanada zZerg TBo Thane Borden Team Ascension Team Ascension
krSouth Korea pProtoss Sickness Kim San Ha
Retirement
caCanada PProtoss Bones Myles Donald SEED Gaming SEED Gaming
caCanada zZerg sAikOu Elaya Sison
Retirement
usUSA TTerran Intense Andrew Pirelli Love Your Girlfriend Love Your Girlfriend
usUSA pProtoss Siphonn Kevin Bentz Deimos Esports Deimos Esports
usUSA TTerran Mewby -
usUSA zZerg Mystery Jace Travis
usUSA tTerran EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski
usUSA pProtoss Bails Bailey Thomas Love Your Girlfriend Love Your Girlfriend
krSouth Korea zZerg jookTo Cho Man Hyuk
krSouth Korea tTerran Shuttle Choi Sung Jin
Retirement
krSouth Korea tTerran MotoK Chun Hee Su Eternity Gaming Eternity Gaming
krSouth Korea zZerg Mercy Cho Young Hoon
caCanada tTerran KC Kevin Camarta
caCanada zZerg Katu Kevin Albert
caCanada zZerg Engyn Brian Nguyen
arArgentina zZerg Pato Patricio Borghi
krSouth Korea pProtoss Yong Hong Sung Yong

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
usUSA rRandom Adama Brandon Altman Owner & CEO
usUSA tTerran Cav Mike Bramley Pro Team Co-Manager
krSouth Korea tTerran Seeker Michael Suh Pro Team Co-Manager
usUSA zZerg Treisk Jordan Green Assistant Manager
usUSA pProtoss Wyrd Shane Olivieri Caster
usUSA tTerran xVixen Victoria Gong Executive Assistant

Team Achievements[edit]

2012
Date Event Result
2012-12-21 Under Rated Team League Clarity Gaming Clarity Gaming 4 : 2 My Intent My Intent

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 VirgilSC2 (2013-01-09). "The Clarity Gaming Training Facility". TeamLiquid.net.
  2. Clarity Gaming bi-weekly wrapup
  3. iamkontinue (2014-02-23). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/iamkontinue/status/437835333485350912. Retrieved 2014-02-25.
  4. Cav (2014-03-09). claritygaming.com. http://claritygaming.com/clarity-gaming-reopens-the-starcraft-ii-academy/. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
  5. http://claritygaming.com/introducing-clarityfiend/
  6. Adama (May 23, 2014). "A Heartfelt Goodbye". Claritygaming.com. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
  7. VirgilSC2 (2013-01-26). "KiLLeR joins Clarity Gaming". TeamLiquid.net.
  8. Clarity Gaming Introduces Player Academy
  9. SterlingSC2 (2013-04-15). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/SterlingSC2/status/323954407156899842. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  10. WinterTV (2013-04-15). "Sterling joins Clarity Gaming". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  11. WinterTV (2013-05-01). "A New Team Announcing A 9-Man All GM Roster?". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  12. WinterTV (2013-05-18). "Dragon joins Clarity Gaming". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved 2013-05-18.
  13. ClarityAdama (2013-07-19). "HARDER.BETTER.FASTER.STRONGER". claritygaming.com. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  14. Clarity Welcomes San Ha “Sickness” Kim
  15. MotoK & Lollipop: The Korean hopes
  16. Shuttle leaves Clarity Gaming to pursue new offers
  17. Clarity Gaming Restructures
  18. sAikOu's Retirement Tweet
  19. SEED Gaming Roster Update! Xyz And ROOT Part Ways :(
  20. http://claritygaming.com/clarity-gaming-recruits-poo-reborn-and-kontinue/
  21. Clarity Pro Roster
  22. ownaj sponsorship announcement
  23. Clarity Gaming
  24. VirgilSC2 (2013-07-19). "Clarity Gaming Welcomes Mkengyn and MotoK". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  25. JookTo joins Clarity Gaming
  26. VirgilSC2 (2012-11-23). "Yong joins Clarity Gaming". teamliquid.net.
  27. Shuttle joins Clarity Gaming
  28. URTL Finals
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