Clarity Gaming

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[e][h]Clarity Gaming
Team Information
Location:
Manager:
Brandon “Adama” Altman
Michael “Seeker” Suh
Mike “Cav” Bramley
Sponsor:
Links
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 T ElhayM Mark Leonardo - - - - -
caCanada p Poo Alek Hrycaiko - - G4Ro64 2012_MLG_Spring_Championship - -
usUSA z rebOrn Arthur Lee - - - - -
caCanada p SaroVati () Brian Zhao - - - - Challenger League 25 - 48th 2014 WCS Season 1 America
usUSA p Shew Alex Raymond - 33 - 40th MLG 49+ MLG G4Ro64 2013_MLG_Spring_Championship -
usUSA T Sterling Sterling Kolde - - - - -
ChileChile T Fiend Sebastien Molina - - - - -
Academy
usUSA Z Bop Nick Brock - - - - -
usUSA Z Honeybear Joseph Millard - - - - -
usUSA T MrNiceGuy Dan Kim - - - - -
usUSA Z KespadA Chris Karnes - - - - -
usUSA Z PaperBoat () Kevin Cosgrove - - - - -

Former Players[edit]

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

Organization[edit]

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

Team Achievements[edit]

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