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Dyrus
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Background Information
Name: Marcus Hill
Country of Birth: United States USA
Birthday: March 30, 1992 (1992-03-30) (age 25)
Residency: News Label - North America.png North America
Competitive
Team: Team SoloMid
Role: Top
Favorite champions:
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Alternate IDs: xJOHNxCENA555 (NA), WORST CALLS NA (EUW), WORST CALLS LOL (EUW), suryd (KR), TSM suryD (KR), Dairus (TW)
Nicknames: TSirDiesAlot
Peak League:
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Challenger I (NA) 1107 LP
Peak League:
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Diamond III (KR)
Social Media and Links
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Team History
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??? 2010 - Aug 2010
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 All or Nothing
Aug 2010 - Sep 2010
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 Epik Gamer
May 2011 - Mar 2012
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 Epik Gamer
Mar 2012 - Oct 2015
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 Team SoloMid
Oct 2015 - Present
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 Team SoloMid
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Marcus "Dyrus" Hill is a retired League of Legends player who is currently a streamer for Team SoloMid

Biography

Dyrus is from Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States.

Season 1

Dyrus was a dominant player starting in League of Legends's beta. His first competitive role was as support for one of the first competitive LoL teams, All or Nothing. After AoN disbanded, Dyrus joined Epik Gamer as the team's top laner, though the team often switched roles around in competition. He gained massive popularity from streaming and the relative success of Epik Gamer at LAN tournaments. Epik Gamer's achievements with Dyrus included fourth place at the Season 1 World Championship, second at MLG Raleigh 2011, and second at IPL 3.

Season 2

In early 2012, Dyrus moved in with Team SoloMid in their gaming house in New York, due to his high ping from Hawaii. He continued to play for Epik Gamer. When TheRainMan stepped down from TSM in March 2012 following IEM Hanover, Dyrus left Epik to replace him as TSM's new top laner.[1][2] TSM became known as one of the strongest teams in the world - and the strongest team in North America, winning or placing highly in every LAN event they played for the rest of the year. First-place titles included IPL 4, MLG Anaheim, IPL Face Off:San Francisco, and the GIGABYTE Esports LAN. TSM accrued by far the most circuit points out of any North American team, and so received the top seed to the season 2 regional final, which they won. At Worlds, TSM received a group stage bye as the top North American seed, but they lost in the quarterfinals to eventual second-place team Azubu Frost.

Season 3

As one of the North American teams that attended the season 2 World Championship, TSM were given an automatic seed into the first-ever season of the North American League Championship Series, along with Dignitas and Counter Logic Gaming. They finished the spring round robin with a 75% winrate and in first place, and in the playoffs they defeated Good Game University 3-2. The following split, they found themselves lower in the standings, winning only half of their games in the round robin. In the playoffs, they defeated CLG and then Vulcun to make it to the finals before losing to newcomer Cloud9, who had just been promoted into the LCS that split. TSM and Cloud9 would become rivals for the top position in the North American standings.

This year, it was Cloud9 that got the bye to quarterfinals at the World Championship, and TSM were unable to advance past the group stage, placing fourth - behind Lemondogs and ahead of the wildcard team GamingGear.eu.

2014 Preseason

At the Battle of the Atlantic, TSM played against Lemondogs, using new mid laner Bjergsen in place of Reginald for the first time. They won their series 2-0, and North America beat Europe in combined score.

2014 Season

TSM's spring split went better than their season 3 summer split had, and they ended the round robin with a 22-6 record - just two games behind Cloud9. However, once again they found themselves lacking in the finals of the playoffs, losing to Cloud9 in another 3-0 series. With TheOddOne retiring and Xpecial replaced by Gleeb going into the summer split, TSM struggled early on but started to rebound with the addition of Korean import Lustboy replacing Gleeb. They accomplished what they hadn't been able to since Cloud9's entry to the LCS, and won the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over their rivals.

TSM once again received North America's top seed to the World Championship, and they placed second in their group, behind Star Horn Royal Club and ahead of SK Gaming and Taipei Assassins. It was the first time that TSM with Dyrus had advanced past their initial seeding location at a World Championship, though they lost in the quarterfinals to eventual tournament winners Samsung White.

2015 Preseason

TSM were the North American team invited to IEM San Jose, the first event that they played with the roster Dyrus, Santorin, Bjergsen, WildTurtle, and Lustboy. They were seeded directly into the semifinals, where they lost 0-2 to Unicorns of Love.

2015 Season

TSM began the 2015 Spring Split with an 8-2 record after five weeks, holding first place during every week after the first. By virtue of their standing after the fifth week of the split, TSM was invited to the IEM Season IX World Championship. There, they defeated Team WE, CJ Entus (marking their first tournament win over a Korean team), and the yoe Flash Wolves to advance to the finals of the event, where they swept Team WE 3-0 to win the title. Though TSM themselves did not play against the GE Tigers at all (then undefeated in the LCK), or against any Korean team in a multi-game series, they still made history by being the first North American team to win an international event with Korean teams present since Chicks Dig ELO at the 2011 World Cyber Games and the first Western team to do so since Gambit Gaming at IEM Katowice in 2013.

TSM finished the spring season with a 13-5 record, giving them the top seed into the playoffs. After defeating Team Impulse and then Cloud9, TSM won their third North American championship, tying Cloud9's record of most North American LCS championships won to date. Their victory also gave them the North American seed to the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational, where they looked to replicate their IEM success. However, the team underperformed in the group stage, winning only their match against wild card Beşiktaş and not qualifying for playoffs.

In the summer split of LCS, TSM started relatively strong, sitting at a 8-2 record at the end of week 5. However, they fell to fifth place by week 9, their lowest regular-season placement to date. In the playoffs, TSM beat Gravity Gaming and Team Liquid in the first two rounds, winning both series 3-1. In the finals, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, they faced off against long-time rivals CLG and lost in a convincing 3-0 series. TSM had already qualified for Worlds after their semifinal win due to their Championship Points from the spring split, and they ended up with the second seed from North America.

TSM were drawn into Group D, which instantly became known as the "Group of Death" or the "Group of TSM's Death" due to LGD Gaming and KT Rolster being favorites to win it; Origen was the last team drawn in. LGD massively underperformed expectations, however, and TSM took a game off them in the first round robin. However, at the same time Origen overperformed, and ultimately KT Rolster and Origen made it out of groups; TSM lost their second game against LGD and ended up in last place with a 1-5 record. After their final game, Dyrus received an ovation from the crowd and gave a brief but emotional interview in honor of his retirement in place of the interviews usually given to members of the winning teams.

2016 Preseason

On October 14th 2015, TSM announced his retirement but he will stay with the team as a streamer.

Trivia

  • Known for his
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     Singed,
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     Jax , and
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     Mordekaiser play early in his career.
  • Nearly burnt TSM House down due to negligence on two separate occasions. [3]
  • During the Riot Season 1 Championship, he trolled by spamming laugh while playing
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     Singed. [4]
  • A few days before IEM Hanover, Dyrus, who failed to qualify with Epik Gamer, was the only pro streaming LoL player. He pulled ~30k viewers during this time.
  • His favorite champion is
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     Singed and was famous for spamming /laugh while playing him.[5]
  • During the Season 2 Playoffs, he leaked two vital pieces of information about Team Dignitas' strategy to CLG.EU prior to their Group Stage Match. He later apologized for the gaffe. [6]
  • Dyrus' mother once held rank 1 for Enchanters in Everquest. [7]
  • He considered Chaox to be his best friend even before joining TSM.
  • Used to be one of the biggest ragers in game, he has since changed but sometimes still rages heavily and has smashed his keyboard after dying once in lane.[citation needed]
  • Known to play with a pillow in his lap for comfort.
  • Is half Chinese.
  • Dyrus played top lane for "Chicks Dig Elo" during the 2011 World Cyber Games.
  • Has lost top lane in a best 3 out of 5 to Xpecial and Wildturtle. Losing all 3 matches to both of them making a total of 6 losses.
  • Known to be lazy.
  • Origin of Dyrus came from the combination of "SirDiesAlot" and "Cyrus".[8]
  • Has a deep voice, and has long periods of silence during his stream.
  • One of two players to have qualified for all 5 World Championships, along with YellOwStaR.

Achievements

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
2015
Date Event Result
2015-12-12 All-Star Los Angeles 2015 5v5 Copper.png NA LCS Allstars NA LCS Allstarslogo std.png 1 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-08-23 2015 NA LCS Summer Playoffs Silver.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 3 Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
2015-04-19 2015 NA LCS Spring Playoffs Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 3 : 1 C9logo std.png Cloud9
2015-03-15 IEM Season IX - World Championship Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 3 : 0 Welogo std.png Team WE
2014
Date Event Result
2014-12-06 IEM Season IX - San Jose SF.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 2 UOLlogo std.png Unicorns Of Love
2014-09-01 2014 NA LCS Summer Playoffs Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 3 : 2 C9logo std.png Cloud9
2014-04-20 2014 NA LCS Spring Playoffs Silver.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 3 C9logo std.png Cloud9
2012
Date Event Result
2012-12-16 SoloMid Series - Finals Copper.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 3 Teamfearlogo std.png Team FeaR
2012-12-09 SoloMid Series - Week 6 Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 1 Crslogo std.png Team Curse
2012-10-28 SoloMid Series - Week 2 Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 Orbitlogo std.png Orbit Gaming
2012-10-21 SoloMid Series - Week 1 Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 1 Orbitlogo std.png Orbit Gaming
2012-09-23 Solomid NA Invitational 10 Silver.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 2 Monomaniaclogo std.png Monomaniac Ferus
2012-09-10 Solomid NA Invitational 8 Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png W : FF Crslogo std.png Team Curse
2012-09-02 Season Two North American Regional Finals Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
2012-08-19 Solomid NA Invitational 7 Silver.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 1 : 2 Crslogo std.png Team Curse
2012-08-12 IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 3 : 0 Crslogo std.png Team Curse
2012-08-08 Solomid NA Invitational 6 Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 Mtwlogo std.png mTw North America
2012-08-05 MLG Summer Arena Silver.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 2 Azblogo std.png Azubu Blaze
2012-07-29 Solomid NA Invitational 5 Bronze.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 1 : 2 Mtwlogo std.png mTw North America
2012-07-17 Elite of Europe Copper.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 1 : 2 M5logo std.png Moscow Five
2012-07-08 Solomid NA Invitational 4 Bronze.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 0 : 2 Mtwlogo std.png mTw North America
2012-06-17 GIGABYTE Esports LAN Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 Clglogo std.png CLG Black
2012-06-10 2012 MLG Pro Circuit/Spring Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 1 Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
2012-06-03 Reign of Gaming International Invitational Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 1 Epiklogo std.png Epik Gamer
2012-05-28 Solomid NA Tournament Circuit Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 4 : 2 Teamdynamiclogo std.png Team Dynamic
2012-04-08 IGN Proleague Season 4 - Las Vegas Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
2012-04-01 Leaguecraft ggClassic Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 0 4notlogo std.png 4Not.Fire
2012-03-16 Fatal1ty Gaming Gear League of Legends Tournament Gold.png Team SoloMid Tsmlogo std.png 2 : 1 Logo std2.png Just Your Average Joes

Interviews

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

Video Blogs

  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

Articles and Videos

  • 2015
  • 2014

Additional Content

  • 2015

External Links

Gallery

References

  1. Team SoloMid Announces Roster Change solomid.net
  2. Why RainMan Left youtube.com
  3. TSM House On Fire Dyrus is dumb ­youtube.com
  4. League of Legends - Pro Player Pick: Dyrus Picks Singed youtube.com
  5. League of Legends - Pro Player Pick: Dyrus Picks Singed youtube.com
  6. Dyrus' Mistake and Apology to DIG/TSM/ and the fans youtube.com
  7. Dyrus Twitter Status twitter
  8. How a pro player gets his name youtube.com