Jacob "LzGaMeR" Winstead is an American Zerg player who is currently teamless.
LzGaMeR is a professional StarCraft II and former Brood War player from the United States. He played Zerg during his years as a Brood War Player, temporarily changed his race to Terran during the StarCraft II beta and for a year of Wings of Liberty release, and then reverted to Zerg on 9 June 2011. He has been a part of the Evil Geniuses organization since April 2009 when the StarCraft division of the team formed. He made the transition with them into Starcraft II from Brood War.
On 14 February 2013, he left Evil Geniuses.
In November of 2013, he was awarded one of the Invite seeds to play in the Lake Charles Scion Thanksgiving Open and traveled to Lake Charles, LA to compete in the event on 14 December. After a 2-0 victory over fellow Zerg player Destiny, Jacob fell 2-0 to IvD Gaming Terran player puCK. He also joined Axeltoss in casting a few games after both were eliminated from the tournament.
In November of 2014 he returned to Lake Charles to participate full-time on the casting team for Lake Charles Scion eSports' Thanksgiving Open 4.
In the beta LzGaMeR participated in several tournaments such as the Hello, Goodbye Tournament (where he lost in the quarterfinals to his team mate IdrA) and the HDH Invitational (where he lost to Ret in the Round of 16). He was also invited to the TeamLiquid SC2 Invitational 2, where he defeated Attero 2-0 in the Round of 16, but lost to CauthonLuck 0-2 in the Round of 8.
- During his time in EG he chose to live at home in Louisiana, instead of in EG's team house, so he could stay near his family and girlfriend.
StarCraft II KOTBH
- 2012-04-28 | Interview with LzGaMeR by Polarfluke.co.za
- StarCraft II Member Page on MyEG.net
- LzGaMeR (2013-02-04). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/LzGaMeR/status/298656876143452160.
- Interview with PolarFluke