eSports organisation Quantic Gaming shuts down

eSports team Quantic Gaming disbands; over 20 players left teamless.


North American eSports team Quantic Gaming has reportedly been disbanded. The news was first hinted at on Twitter from the CEO of fellow eSports organisation Complexity Gaming, Jason Lake.

Whilst an official statement has not yet been made by the organisation, several of Quantic Gaming's rostered players subsequently shared their thoughts regarding the news via social media, including Starcraft II players Florence "flo" Yao, Chris "Illusion" Lee, and Michael "theognis" McClelland.

The website has reported on tweets from Rod "Slasher" Breslau, who cited that investors had pulled funding from the team.

Quantic Gaming had held a roster of professional players for Starcraft II, League of Legends, and the Call of Duty series.

The organisation has posted on Twitter that a "more thorough message" regarding its closure will be posted soon. For a full list of players left teamless from the disbandment, see below.

Starcraft II
Josh "Agh" Bland
Kim "Apocalypse" Min Hyung
Zac "ChAnCe" Palmer
Moon "DdoRo" Jung Ho
Florence "flo" Yao
Cho "Golden" Myung Hwan
Eugene "HasHe" Demenchukov
Devan "Hawk" Subramaniam
Chris "Illusion" Lee
Madeleine "MaddeLisk" Leander
Jeffrey "MaximusBlack" Johnston
Kim "SaSe" Hammar
Michael "Spanishiwa" Yabut
Ryan "State" Visbeck
Michael "theognis" McClelland
Choi "TheStC" Yun Sik

League of Legends
Ferris "AGeNt" Ganzman
Hai "Hai" Lam
Daerek "LemonNation" Hart
Zach "Nien" Malhas
Jason "WildTurtle" Tran
Gabriel "Yazuki" Ng

Call of Duty series
Patrick "Aches" Price
Sean "Mutation" Ellis
Tyler "TeePee" Polchow
Blake "Veng" Campbell

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"eSports organisation Quantic Gaming shuts down" was posted by Zorine Te on Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:50:20 -0800
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