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Origen
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Team Information
Location: Spain
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Coaches: Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgaard
Managers: Marck "PapaB3ar" Hernandez
Ana "Bali" Negueruela Palomo
Website: http://www.origen.gg/
Sponsor(s): Azubu
Ozone Gaming
LoL Class
Gamekit
Youtube: Origen
Facebook: Origen
Team Subreddit: /r/Origen
Twitter: Origengg
History
Created: 2014-12-07
Current Roster
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Origen is a Spanish-based team that was built by xPeke to compete in the League Championship Series.

History

Origen was initially founded by xPeke in December 2014 after he left Fnatic to found his own team. Shortly after, he started to reveal his handpicked roster - joining him would be rookie Niels and veterans Amazing (from Team SoloMid) and Mithy (who had also competed in the LCS with Lemondogs.) Soon after, rumors circulated that sOAZ would also join Origen from Fnatic, and it was officially finalized in mid-January 2015. The team also established a base and gaming house in Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

2015 Season

Origen qualified for the EUCS Spring Qualifier via the Challenger Ladder, where they beat Millenium Spirit in their bracket final, securing their qualification to the EUCS Spring Season. Origen were unbeaten until their penultimate game of the split, against LowLandLions.White, and despite dropping that one game easily secured first place in the regular season. Origen also placed highly in tournaments throughout this period, winning the ESL MWC Challenge and Gamers Assembly 2015. The Spring Playoffs saw Origen beat Reason Gaming in the semifinals 2-1 and then going on to sweep Copenhagen Wolves Academy (the team formerly known as LowLandLions.White) in the final to win the tournament and secure automatic qualification to the LCS Summer Season. Notably, their last game against CW Academy ended on a Zed backdoor by xPeke reminiscent of his famous backdoor at IEM Katowice in 2013, and the team would become known for its backdoor plays to win games.

Throughout the EU LCS Summer Season, Origen jostled for 2nd position with H2k-Gaming, while Fnatic sat far ahead in an undefeated 1st place throughout. Impressive individual performances helped the team ultimately secure that 2nd place regular season finish, and with it a bye past the Summer Playoffs quarterfinal round. In the semifinals, Origen faced off against rivals H2k and won 3-1; perhaps even more impressively, they took two games off Fnatic in the finals despite ultimately losing the series. Their second-place overall finish earned Origen 90 Championship Points, enough for the second seed in the 2015 Season Europe Regional Finals. There, they beat Team ROCCAT in a 3-2 series and then Unicorns of Love in an easy 3-0 and successfully qualified for the 2015 World Championship, where they would play as Europe's #3 seed. Shortly after their qualification, LeDuck decided to leave his role of head coach. He was replaced by analyst Hermit.

At the 2015 World Championship, Origen were drawn into Group D along with Team SoloMid, KT Rolster, and LGD Gaming. Origen went 3-0 in the 1st week of the round robin and ended the group with a 4-2 record, meaning they would advance to the knockout stage of the tournament. Origen won their quarterfinal series 3-1 against the Flash Wolves, becoming the first Western team to win a best-of-five at a World Championship, but were later knocked out by SK Telecom T1, the eventual champions, in the semifinals.

2016 Season

After rumors that xPeke would retire from competitive play, Origen announced a six-man roster for the 2016 season, including former Unicorns of Love mid laner PowerOfEvil and xPeke as co-mid laners. Head coach Hermit also left the team. Their new roster, with PowerOfEvil starting in every game, debuted at IEM San Jose, where after a quarterfinal bye they swept Team SoloMid and Counter Logic Gaming to win the tournament. Not only was it Origen's first international tournament victory, but it was also first time a European team won a major event with a Korean team present since Gambit Gaming's victory at IEM Season VII Katowice, a year and a half beforehand.

Origen's performance at IEM San Jose resulted in their qualification to the IEM World Championship. At the tournament, they first lost to Royal Never Give Up in the upper bracket of their group before then losing to Team SoloMid in the lower bracket, resulting in the team's elimination from the tournament.

Timeline

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014

Player Roster

Active

R C ID Name Role Contract Ends
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Satorius Max Günther 01 Top 2017-04-17
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NaeHyun Yoo Nae-hyun (유내현) 03 Mid 2017-11-01
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xPeke Enrique Cedeño Martínez 05 Support 2019-11-18
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Iluzjonist Ireneusz Opaliński 10 Sub/Support 2017-02-01
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Araneae Alvar Martin Aleñar 07 Sub/Jungle 2017-07-01
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Cyanide Lauri Happonen 07 Sub/Jungle 2017-11-01
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TynX Kristian Østergaard 07 Sub/Jungle 2017-02-01

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team
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Cinkrof Jakub Rokicki 02 Jungle
None
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Tabzz Erik van Helvert 04 AD
None
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Wisdom Kim Tae-wan (김태완) 02 Jungle
None
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Toaster Augustas Ruplys 09 Sub/AD
None
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Zhergoth Benjamin Sánchez 06 Sub/Top
None
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PowerOfEvil Tristan Schrage 03 Mid MSFlogo std.png Misfits
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sOAZ Paul Boyer 01 Top Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
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Amazing Maurice Stückenschneider 02 Jungle Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
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Hybrid Glenn Doornenbal 05 Support
None
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FORG1VEN Konstantinos Tzortziou 09 Sub/AD H2klogo std.png H2k-Gaming
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Zven Jesper Svenningsen 04 AD G2logo std.png G2 Esports
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mithy Alfonso Aguirre Rodriguez 05 Support G2logo std.png G2 Esports
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Casadar Mikkel Lund-Madsen 06 Sub/Top Enigmalogo std.png Enigma Esports
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hiiva Aleksi Kaikkonen 05 Support MSFlogo std.png Misfits

Player LCS Participation

Player 2013 2014 2015 2016 EU NA Total
Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring
# Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team
sOAZ 28
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28
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28
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28
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18
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18
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148 0 148



Amazing 28
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28
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18
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18
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64 28 92



xPeke 28
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28
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28
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28
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18
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3
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133 0 133



Zven 18
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18
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36 0 36



mithy 18
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18
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18
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54 0 54



PowerOfEvil 18
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18
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15
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51 0 51



For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.

Organization

Current

C ID Name Position
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xPeke Enrique Cedeño Martínez 11 Founder, Owner, & CEO
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Zafra Javier Zafra de Jáudenes 11 CEO
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LeDuck Titus Hafner 11 Head Coach
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Fr33stylez Silvano Allemekinders Community Manager
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Ch3rryBomb Ioana Popa Chief Editor & Social Media Manager
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Nullien María Aranel News Writer
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Skadi Sara Abello Social Media Designer
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Henz Josh Rigg Designer
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shuBi Dwight Casin Designer
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kina Clément Piovesan News Editor
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iris Iris Benaroia Writer
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Hazze Tom Koller Designer

Former

C ID Name Position Next Team
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Araneae Alvar Martin Aleñar 11 Head Coach
None
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NicoThePico Nicholas Korsgård Head Coach Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
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Bali Ana Negueruela Palomo Player Manager
None
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PapaB3ar Marck Hernandez General Manager
None
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Hazel Nicolai Larsen Head Coach
None
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CarvinG David Primo General Manager
None
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Hermit Tadayoshi Littleton 11 Head Coach NRGlogo std.png NRG eSports
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LeDuck Titus Hafner 11 Head Coach Inspirelogo std.png Inspire eSports
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Veteran Michael Archer Analyst H2klogo std.png H2k-Gaming

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2016-04-17
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A22nd 2016 EU LCS Spring Playoffs 1 : 3
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 G2 Esports
$ 25,000
2016-03-18
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A44th 2016 EU LCS Spring Round Robin 11 : 7
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Group Stage (W/L)
2016-03-04
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A77 - 8th IEM Season X - World Championship 1 : 2
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 Team SoloMid
$ 1,500
2015-11-22
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A11st IEM Season X - San Jose 3 : 0
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 Counter Logic Gaming
$ 25,000
2015-10-24
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A33 - 4th 2015 Season World Championship 0 : 3
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 SK Telecom T1
$ 150,000
2015-08-31
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A11st 2015 Season Europe Regional Finals 3 : 0
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 Unicorns Of Love
WC Seed
2015-08-23
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A22nd 2015 EU LCS Summer Playoffs 2 : 3
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 Fnatic
$ 25,000
2015-07-24
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A22nd 2015 EU LCS Summer Round Robin 12 : 6
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Group Stage (W/L)
2015-04-08 CS EU logo.png A11st 2015 EU Challenger Series Spring Playoffs 3 : 0
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 CW Academy
€ 8,000
2015-03-25 CS EU logo.png A11st 2015 EU Challenger Series Spring Season 9 : 1
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Group Stage (W/L)
€ 8,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-04-06 A11st Gamers Assembly 2015 3 : 0
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 Millenium
€ 5,000
2015-03-04 A11st ESL MWC Challenge 2 : 0
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 Gamers2
€ 10,000
2015-02-04 I1Q 2015 EU Challenger Series Spring Qualifier 2 : 1
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 Millenium Spirit
€ 6,000

Highlight Videos

Other Videos

  • 2016

Interviews

  • 2015

Articles

  • 2016
  • 2015

See Also

Gallery

External Links

References

  1. [1]youtube.com
  2. [2] facebook.com
  3. Cinkrof announces he's a Free Agent twitter.com
  4. Tabbz announced his departure from Origen as.com
  5. Origen's Facebook postfacebook.com
  6. Changes to our Coaching Staff origen.gg
  7. Changes in Origen origen.gg
  8. FORG1VENGRE, Hybrid listed as starters for Origen thescoreesports.com
  9. Important: Roster Update origen.gg
  10. Aranae takes over head coach after NicoThePico's departure origen.gg
  11. [3] origen.gg
  12. Changes to Origen's coaching staff origen.gg
  13. Amazing and sOAZ leave origen.gg
  14. Introducing Origen’s top laner origen.gg
  15. Hermit's Tweet twitter.com
  16. Ozone Gaming and Origen join forces
  17. Introducing Origen’s coach origen.gg
  18. LeDuck's Twitlonger twitlonger.com
  19. Origen announces Tadayoshi “Hermit” Littleton as new Head Coach origen.gg
  20. Future origen.gg
  21. Origen's Twitter Post twitter.com