Ethan "iaguz" Zugai is a Terran player from Australia who is currently playing for ROOT Gaming.
iaguz is an Australian player living in Sydney. Before SC2 he was known as one of Australia's top Red Alert 3 players, one of the few successful RA3 converts to the StarCraft genre along with deth. Before RA3 he already had a rich strategy game background, playing games like Dawn of War and Company of Heroes at a reasonably competitive level, and in the world of tabletop gaming played several games from the Warhammer series.
iaguz is also a founding member of Xeria Gaming, an SEA based Gaming organization which launch in August 2011 along with his team mates, Light, MaFia and JazBas.
Wings Of Liberty
iaguz was a noted performer in some of Australia's earliest tournaments in beta, but once Wings of Liberty was released he held off getting involved in the competitive scene until relatively late. In Wings of Liberty, iaguz has proven to be a contender for any of the online SEA server events and thrives at offline events, especially around the local Sydney area. His playstyle is macro-oriented with unique timing pushes and builds.
iaguz joined Mindfreak eSports on August 9, 2012.
On January 2, 2013, iaguz joined Frenetic Array.
Heart of the Swarm
On January 31, 2014, iaguz joined ROOT Gaming.
On September 16, 2015, iaguz left ROOT Gaming.
Legacy of The Void
On April 28, 2016, iaguz became a player for the newly formed esports organization Nuovo Gaming.
On September 27, 2016, Nuovo Gaming announced to be entering an indefinite hyatus, releasing iaguz.
On November 10, 2016, it was officially announced that iaguz had rejoined OSC-ROOT Gaming.
- Was a competitive Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 player as the Soviets faction.
- First games he played were The Lost Vikings and Dune 2.
- Plays WarHammer 40k and Bloodbowl.
- His competitive gaming "career" started in Dawn of War, where he hit 1v1 rank 1400 with Imperial Guard.
- Played Company of Heroes competitively, holding #1 USA faction player as well as holding spots in the other 3 faction's top 15 listings.
- Used to be a shoutcaster for Company of Heroes.
- Nicknamed Gimli by the Australian SC2 community due to his physical resemblance to the Lord of the Rings character.
- Bears an uncanny resemblance to Rory Swann and has rushed through the campaign on casual for at least 3 separate accounts to get the in game portrait.
| In Major Tournaments
|| 2017 WCS Austin - Oceania, SEA Qualifier
|| 1 : 3
|| 2016 WCS Summer Regional Challengers: Oceania, SEA, Japan
|| 0 : 3
|| 2016 WCS Spring Regional Challengers: Oceania, SEA, Japan
|| 4 : 2
|| 2016 WCS Winter Regional Challengers: Oceania, SEA, Japan
|| 1 : 3
|| ACL Pro Circuit 2014: Sydney
|| 0 : 4
Matches in Heart of the Swarm
IEM Season VIII - Shanghai
Matches in Wings of Liberty
ACL Pro 2013
IEM Season VI - Guangzhou