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OpTic Gaming to join North American League Championship Series

OpTic Gaming will join the North American League of Legends Championship Series as one of the newest franchise owners in the league, sources close to that team and the league told ESPN. Phoenix1 and Team Envy have been declined entry into the 2018 North American League of Legends Championship Series, sources close to those teams and the league told ESPN. Team Dignitas, one of the original League of Legends Championship Series teams, will not be …

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OpTic Gaming acquires Dota 2 squad

OpTic Gaming, one of the most widely-known “endemic” esports organizations, announced their acquisition of North American professional stack The Dire on Monday. The team is most known as the “PPD stack” for featuring The International champion Peter “PPD” Dager, most recently CEO of Evil Geniuses. All five players are fresh from a number of well-respected positions, including Quinn “CCnC” Callahan, a former streamer, and TI6 runner-up Rasmus “MISERY” Filipsen. The full lineup was shared on …

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OpTic Gaming Reveal New Dota 2 Lineup | Esports News & Videos

North American based organization OpTic Gaming has announced a new Defense of the Ancients 2 lineup in a new episode of their ‘Vision’ documentary series. Known primarily for first person shooter teams in titles such as Call of Duty, Halo, Gears of War, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, OpTic Gaming has continued their expansion, announcing a roster in Dota 2. The brand has grown tremendously over the years, recently just announcing a move to Dallas, Texas …

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OpTic Gaming and Team Envy will bring the eClasico rivalry to Overwatch League

The last three teams to join Blizzard’s Overwatch League have been announced. Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Philadelphia Flyers, will field the Philadelphia team, while Team Envy and OpTic Gaming will take the Dallas and Houston slots, respectively. Team Envy confirmed on Sept. 18 an eight-figure investment from oil magnate Kenneth Hersh. An earlier ESPN report suggested OpTic Gaming’s investment in the Overwatch League is due, in part, by funding from Texas Rangers co-owner Neil …

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OpTic Gaming reportedly secures an Overwatch League slot and applies for LCS

North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has reportedly secured the Houston Overwatch League slot, according to an ESPN report. OpTic will receive investment funding from a group owned by Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman, sources told ESPN. As with the other Overwatch League franchises, the Houston slot sold for $20 million, paid over time. OpTic is also reportedly looking to drop millions more on a North American League of Legends Championship Series spot after reaching …

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Friberg to compete on new OpTic Gaming roster

Three top names from Scandinavia will be crossing the pond to compete for one of North America’s top esports organizations. Former NiP entry-fragger Adam “friberg” Friberg, FaZe Clan’s previous AWPer Aleksi “allu” Jalli, and North star player Emil “Magiskb0Y” Reif will be competing for OpTic Gaming in the upcoming season of ESL Pro League. All teams looking to participate in the upcoming sixth season of the league were expected to submit a roster on Aug. …

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OpTic Gaming defeat Team EnVyUs twice to win CoD Champs 2017

The curse has finally been broken. After years of struggling at the biggest tournament of the year, OpTic Gaming has won the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship. Seth “Scump” Abner, Matthew “FormaL” Piper, Damon “Karma” Barlow, and Ian “Crimsix” Porter initially lost to Team EnVyUs in the winners bracket finals earlier today—but they certainly got their revenge. OpTic kicked off the grand finals with a 250-135 win on Retaliation Hardpoint, but EnVyUs answered …

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OpTic Gaming advance to the grand finals with a win over Luminosity at CoD Champs 2017

After being defeated by Team EnVyUs in the winners bracket finals, OpTic Gaming had to immediately turn around and take on Luminosity Gaming in the losers bracket finals of the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship. In a highly-anticipated series with arguably the two best players in the world—Matthew “FormaL” Piper and Sam “Octane” Larew—pitted against each other, OpTic swept the series to clinch their first CWL Championship grand finals appearance. Despite coming off …

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FaZe Look Gunless Against OpTic Gaming in Winners Semis | Call of Duty Championship 2017 | Esports News & Videos

FaZe Look Gunless Against OpTic Gaming in Winners Semis | Call of Duty Championship 2017 Call of Duty Championship 2017 Coverage Hub / Final Placements Winner’s Semifinals  OpTic Gaming: Scump, Karma, Crimsix, FormaL vs.  FaZe Clan: Attach, ZooMa, Enable, Gunless The Winner’s Semi Finals between FaZe and OpTic Gaming determined which team would move on to the Winner’s Finals against Team EnVyUs at the Call of Duty Championship. Breakout Hardpoint was an absolute bloodbath right from the …

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Epic Crowd Reaction Video of OpTic Gaming Defeating Splyce | Call of Duty Championships 2017 | Esports News & Videos

Epic Crowd Reaction Video of OpTic Gaming Defeating Splyce | Call of Duty Championships 2017 There was an undeniable bias in the crowd during the OpTic Gaming vs Splyce match during day two of the CWL Championship 2017 at the Amway Center in Orland, Florida. The winner bracket round two game was one of the matches of the tournaments up to that point, going to map five after OpTic bounced back from being 1-2 down …

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OpTic Gaming Announce Chipotle Sponsorship Ahead of CoD Champs 2017 | Esports News & Videos

The expansion of the OpTic Gaming organization continues after announcing a huge non-endemic sponsorship with Chipotle. The North American based Mexican grill fast food chain is extremely popular amongst the gaming community, and this partnership marks the first time the brand has got involved with esports. OpTic Gaming is one of the biggest competitive gaming brands on the planet, well known for its elite teams in games such as Call of Duty, Gears of War, …

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OpTic Gaming Eliminate eUnited in Epic Match To Progress to Stage Two Grand Finals | Esports News & Videos

OpTic Gaming secured a spot in the Global Pro League Stage Two Grand Finals with a 3-2 victory against eUnited. The two teams have been parted of some of the most heated battles in Infinite Warfare. Going all the way back to CWL Atlanta, eUnited announced themselves as an elite squad by beating OpTic in an epic grand final. Advertisement OpTic Gaming responded with a win in the grand finals of CWL Dallas in what …

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OpTic Gaming Eliminate FaZe Clan from Stage Two Playoffs in Five-Game Nail-Biter | Esports News & Videos

FaZe Clan have been eliminated from the Stage Two Playoffs following a 2-3 loss to OpTic Gaming. One of the classic rivalries of Call of Duty seems to have lost a little of its luster following the departure of James ‘Clayster’ Eubanks from the FaZe squad, but that doesn’t mean the pair are no longer capable of producing epic matches. Advertisement Both teams entered the Stage Two Playoffs with something of a point to prove. …

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Splyce grabs first Halo championship over OpTic Gaming at DreamHack Atlanta

The Halo Championship Series Summer Season came to a close last Sunday, with the hot-handed Splyce hoisting the trophy at DreamHack Atlanta. From proverbial rags to riches, Splyce clawed its way through a Last Chance Qualifier just to get into the regular Summer Season. It quickly showed that qualifying for the Pro League was no fluke, and challenged for the top spot in the standings week after week. WME|IMG bids farewell to four of its …

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OpTic Gaming finish undefeated in Group Green of the CWL Global Pro League

The regular season for Stage Two of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League came to an end with a bang as OpTic Gaming continued their flawless play to become the only undefeated team in season two. In Stage One, OpTic was the only team to go a perfect 6-0 in the regular season—and they continued that trend into the second season of the CWL GPL. OpTic took down Epsilon and Team EnVyUs …

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