PiG

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Player Information
Name: Jared Krensel
Birth: December 11, 1988 (1988-12-11) (age 25)
Country: Australia Australia
Race: Zerg
Team: Exile5
Alternate IDs: x5.PiG, aLtPiG, TtPiG, Anything
WCS Rank (Points): #152 (175 points)
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Achievements
IEM Season VI - Southeast Asian Championship
History
2013-02-24 - Present


Jared "PiG" Krensel is a Zerg player from Australia, currently playing for Exile5.[1]

Biography[edit]

Jared "PiG" Krensel is a Zerg player from Australia, living in Sydney. He played Warcraft III casually before StarCraft II without any history in competitive gaming. He is known for his recent improvement in all matchups and playstyles since deciding to play full-time with Tt eSports.

In his personal life, PiG studied Media Communication at the University of Sydney but is currently delaying his degree to focus on pro gaming.

Wings Of Liberty[edit]

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His first tournament was a Cityhunter anniversary offline festival in July/August 2010, and soon after played a 2v2 tournament with his brother in which the pair took out the all-star team of mOOnGLaDe and Herbz in the group stages. After that he excelled with a few top3 placings at local Sydney LAN tournaments. Also on road to improvement, PiG took 3rd place in an NA ESL tournament as he massed tournaments on the NA server for practice.

PiG finished in third place at the Australian WCG National Finals in October 2011, despite falling to the lower bracket in the first round.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Australia Nationals[edit]

From August 10th to August 11th, 2012, PiG participated in the World Championship Series 2012 Australia. PiG defeated Ninja, EdgE, tgun, and mOOnGlaDe in order to advance in to the finals. In the finals, PiG faced mOOnGlaDe once more. After defeating him by a score of 1-2, 2-0, PiG grabbed first place. He was less successful the following day at the World Championship Series Oceania event. He defeated JazBas 2-0 in the first round, but was then defeated by mOOnGLaDe 0-2 and in the loser's bracket by Light 0-2, ending his run.

2013 WCS America Challenger Qualifiers[edit]

On September 20th 2013, PiG attempted to qualify for the WCS America Challenger League, but failed this first qualifier by losing to Jig in the finals.

On September 28th 2013, PiG attempted during this second qualifier to qualify for Challenger League again, but lost to Guitarcheese in the semifinals, thus ending his attempts to qualify for WCS America Challenger for season 3.

Intel Extreme Masters[edit]

IEM Season VII Singapore[edit]

PiG would qualify for IEM Season VII - Singapore due to his top place finish in the SEA Qualifier.

Travelling to Singapore he would be knocked out in the group stage, winning two games against VortiX and Yekke, but losing to MC, HasuObs and MaFia.

Trivia[edit]

  • Formerly played for the sponsored team Tt eSPORTS as the SEA region representative.[2]
  • Previously Studied Media Communication at the University of Sydney.[Citation needed]
  • Delayed his university degree in June 2011 and became a full-time coach to support himself.[2]
  • Known for wearing his pig hat while streaming games or shows.[Citation needed]
  • Hosts several streaming shows such as PiG's POV which analyse replays or give insight into the game.[3]
  • Played Protoss in Beta without knowing how the Warpgate research helped as it meant you couldn't queue units up.[Citation needed]
  • Also in Beta, PiG changed race to Terran and Thor rushed every game.[Citation needed]
  • PiG was invited to ONOG i2 $5,000 Invitational by popular vote.
  • Was featured in an APM video

Achievements[edit]

In Minor Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-06-01 A33rd ACL 2014 Pro Circuit: Brisbane 3 : 1 Protoss Pezz AU$250
2014-02-15 A11st SYF Summer LAN 2014 2 : 0 Protoss Probe $600
2014-01-11 A11st 2014 WCS Season 1: Oceania/SEA Qualifier 2 : 0
2 : 0
Zerg KingKong $600
2013-08-11 A33rd 2013 ACL Pro: Season 2 (Melbourne) 2 : 0 Terran Rossi AU$325
2012-08-12 A11st 2012 WCS: Australia Nationals 1 : 2
2 : 0
Zerg mOOnGLaDe $4,000
2012-07-08 A11st 2012 ACL Pro: Melbourne 2 : 1 Zerg MaFia AU$1,000
2012-05-12 A33rd SEASL Season 2 1 : 2 Zerg HyuN AU$100
2012-04-22 A33rd 2012 ACL Pro: Sydney 1 : 2 Zerg TargA AU$250
2012-02-12 A33rd SEA Masters Cup #13 2 : 1 Zerg Yekke $52
2012-01-22 A33rd 2012 ACL Pro: Gold Coast 0 : 2 Terran Rossi AU$250
2011-12-29 A22nd Australian Pro League Season 1 2 : 3 Zerg Won AU$300
2011-10-23 A33rd SEA Masters Cup #9 2 : 0 Terran iaguz $20
Complete Results in any Tournament

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