|Team Captain:||Paulo "CatZ" Vizcarra|
Andrew "Drewbie" Moysey
|Number of Players:||
|10 6 8 1|
|Created:||2010-03-22 (original team)|
|Recent Player Trades:||2013-11-13 - Sasquatch joins|
2013-10-17 - puCK leaves
2013-10-13 - Xyz leaves
To read about this organization's Dota 2 team, see: ROOT Gaming.
On June 11th, 2011, compLexity Gaming announced that they had acquired ROOT Gaming and the majority of their roster: CatZ, Drewbie, Minigun and DdoRo. KiWiKaKi and SLush decided not to join compLexity and became part of the newly formed Team ReIGN. Destiny initially signed with compLexity but then changed his mind about joining the team.
It currently houses teams for the following games:
- StarCraft II
- Dota 2
- March 22nd, ROOT Gaming is formed.
- April 30th, ROOT Gaming is invited to participate in the Evil Geniuses Master's Cup Series V.
- June 12th, compLexity Gaming announces its acquisition of ROOT Gaming. CatZ, Drewbie, Minigun, DdoRo, and Destiny join compLexity, while KiWiKaKi and SLush join Team ReIGN.
- May 15th, CatZ announces the rebirth of ROOT Gaming with himself, Drewbie, KiWiKaKi, Destiny, Slush, and Fayth.
- May 16th, ViBE joins ROOT Gaming.
- May 18th, CatZ announces ROOT Gaming expanding to DotA 2 by announcing its first team squad. additionally, he announced that RotterdaM joined ROOT Gaming, not as a caster, but as a player.
- June 2nd, puCK and Fitzyhere join ROOT Gaming.
- June 15th, TT1 joins the team.
- June 24th, Axeltoss joins the team as their official caster.
- July 12th, MaSa joins the team. 
- August 6th, MajOr joins the team.
- August 10th, ToD joins. 
- August 28th, ROOT parts ways with Destiny after receiving negative feedback about him.
- October 16th, ROOT Gaming announces that puCK will be leaving the team to focus on personal issues. While the initial announcement hinted at eventually returning, puCK did not plan to rejoin ROOT.
- October 25th, ROOT announces a sponsorship deal with Das Keyboard.
- November 25th, ROOT announces that MajOr has left ROOT Gaming and that puCK has returned 
- December 6th, ToD leaves the team and returns to France.
- December 8th, DdoRo rejoins the team following Quantic Gaming's disbandment.
- December 15th, Another former Quantic Gaming player, theognis, joins Root.
- December 21st, MajOr returns.
- January 2nd, MajOr departs to join Team 8.
- January 15th, ROOT announces that Minigun has rejoined the team.
- January 27th, YugiOh joins the team.
- February 1st, Sage joins the team.
- February 9th, ROOT announces new Swedish Protoss, Xyz, who will move to Peru to live with CatZ.
- March 13th, ROOT announces that Caliber has joined the team.
- April 20th, Kane joins.
- May 19th, Nathanias joins as a caster.
- July 7th, ROOT Gaming Team House opens in Antioch, California.
- August 1st, theognis retires from pro gaming.
- August 2nd, Tt eSPORTS partners with ROOT and will provide the team with mice, mousepads and headsets.
- August 10th, State joins.
- September 5th, Illusion joins.
- September 9th, the ROOT Gaming academy, SEED Gaming, is announced, with high school players Arium, Najzmajs, and SolO. In addition to the academy announcement, ROOT announced that Fitzyhere and TT1 have decided to part ways with ROOT Gaming to pursue other opportunities..
- September 23rd, ROOT Gaming announces that YugiOh and Kane have both left the team.
- October 2nd, Prebs is announced as a member of ROOT Gaming's Academy.
- October 13th, Xyz leaves. Bones, MightyKiwi, Intense, SiegeMode, Heiwa, Mist join the academy.
- October 16th, Nathanias leaves.
- October 17th, puCK leaves.
- October 19th, Virium joins the SEED Gaming roster after winning the SEED Recruitment Tournament.
- November 13th, Sasquatch joins the team.
- November 29th, Kiwi Zerg, Petraeus leaves Frenetic Array to join ROOT Gaming and moves to the team house in California.
 Player Roster
Best Yearly Result:
|Caliber||Patrick Coury||-||-||21 - 24th||-|
|CatZ ()||Paulo Vizcarra||17th||Ro32||37 - 44th||Ro48|
|Drewbie ()||Andrew Moysey||4th||11th||25 - 32nd||Ro64|
|Illusion||Chris Lee||-||21 - 24th||13 - 16th||Ro32|
|MaSa||Maru Kim||-||-||23 - 45th||-|
|Minigun||Chad Jones||-||17 - 24th||21 - 24th||Ro16|
|Sage||Woo Kyung Chul||Ro64||Ro4||5 - 8th||7 - 8th|
|Sasquatch||Gage DuBose||-||-||13 - 16th||17 - 24th|
|State||Ryan Visbeck||-||27th||Ro32||13 - 16th|
|ViBE||Dan Scherlong||25th||13 - 16th||Ro32||Ro32|
 Academy - SEED Gaming
Best Yearly Result:
|Bones ()||Myles Donald||-||-||-||-|
|Heiwa||Paz Garcia Griego||-||-||-||-|
|Najzmajs||Marcus Fogelström||-||-||Ro64||65 - 96th|
Best Yearly Result:
|DdoRo||Moon Jung Ho||-||20th||25 - 32nd||-|
|KiWiKaKi||Jonathan Garneau||2nd||2nd||45 - 60th||-|
|RotterdaM||Kevin van der Kooi||-||-||-||-|
|YugiOh||Jung Seung Il||N/A|
|Sheth||Shawn Simon||FXOpen e-Sports|
|qxc||Kevin Riley||FXOpen e-Sports|
|Destiny||Steven Bonnell II||N/A|
|MajOr||Juan Lopez||8th Team|
|Axeltoss||Alex Rodriguez||Official Caster|
|ChoseN||Brad Erickson||Player Manager|
|Sunset||Amelia Savery||Editor in Chief|
|Kavik||Rob Collins||Content Director|
|Alexsr||Alex-Andric Cloutier||Business & Sponsorship Coordinator|
|Diego Acosta||Managing Director|
|tifapriori||Tiffany Chia||Marketing Manager|
|babybowler||Siân Morgan||Social Media Manager|
|alundra||Alicia Hall||Community Development|
 Team Achievements
|2013-03-24||Acer Teamstory Cup Season 1 US Qualifiers||ROOT Gaming 5 : 1 FXOpen North America|
|2013-02-20||IPTL Season 1 Up and Down||ROOT Gaming 5 : 4 FXOpen e-Sports|
ROOT Gaming's logo from the creation of the team to May 2012.
 External Links
- ↑ Complexity acquires Root Gaming
- ↑ http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=233557 Team Reign announcement
- ↑ Destiny released from compLexity
- ↑ CatZ announces the re-birth of Root Gaming
- ↑ Root Gaming Starcraft 2 Team is Formed
- ↑ EG launch $10,000 Master's Cup Series League
- ↑ compLexity acquires ROOT Gaming
- ↑ ROOT Gaming re-forms
- ↑ ViBE joins ROOT
- ↑ Catz announces DotA 2 Squad
- ↑ RotterdaM joins Root Gaming
- ↑ puCK and Fitzyhere join Root Gaming
- ↑ TT1 joins Root Gaming
- ↑ Axeltoss joins Root Gaming
- ↑ MaSa joins ROOT Gaming!
- ↑ MajOr joins ROOT Gaming
- ↑ http://www.root-gaming.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=335
- ↑ "Farewell Destiny". ROOT-Gaming.com. August 28 2012. TeamLiquid.net thread
- ↑ Lawcraft (2012-10-16). "LeiYa (puCK) Departs From ROOT . . . For Now.". root-gaming.com.
- ↑ puCK's twitter twitter.com.
- ↑ Das Keyboard Announcement
- ↑ majOr leaves, LeiYa returns to ROOT
- ↑ Deezl (2012-12-06). root-gaming.com. http://www.root-gaming.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5999&p=11114#p11114.
- ↑ Sunset (2012-12-08). root-gaming.com. http://www.root-gaming.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6044.
- ↑ Deezl (2012-12-15). "ROOT Gaming Signs TheOgnis". teamliquid.net. Retrieved 2013-05-04.
- ↑ 
- ↑ MajOr Joins KeSPa Team 8!
- ↑ Chad "Minigun" Jones Rejoins ROOT Gaming
- ↑ Kavik (2013-01-27). "Announcing ROOTYugiOh". root-gaming.com.
- ↑ Sage joins ROOT
- ↑ Kavik. "Announcing ROOTSucceed!". root-gaming.com.
- ↑ Kezz (2013-03-13). "ROOTCaliber: The Ginger We Deserve". Root Gaming. Retrieved 2013-03-13.
- ↑ Sunset (2013-04-20). "Announcing ROOTKane!". Root Gaming. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
- ↑ Kavik (2013-05-20). "Nathanias joins ROOT!". Retrieved 2013-05-20.
- ↑ Intro to ROOT House
- ↑ ROOT Gaming's TheOgnis (T) retires from StarCraft
- ↑ ["Tt eSports Partners with ROOT Gaming".]
- ↑ State joins ROOT Gaming
- ↑ Welcome ROOTIllusion!
- ↑ Announcing the ROOT Academy: SEED Gaming!
- ↑ YugiOh & Kane leave ROOT
- ↑ SEED Gaming's Twitter
- ↑ SEED Gaming Roster Update! Xyz And ROOT Part Ways :(
- ↑ Nathanias's Twitter
- ↑  puCK's Twitter
- ↑   SEED Gaming's Twitter
- ↑ Welcome ROOTSasquatch!
- ↑ Announcing ROOTPetraeus!
- ↑ ROOT Gaming re-forms