|Overview||Team Infograph||Match History|
|Coaches:||Neil "pr0lly" Hammad|
|Analysts:||Michael "Veteran" Archer|
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LoL Division 2011-01-09
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- 1 History
- 2 Timeline
- 3 Player Roster
- 4 Player LCS Participation
- 5 Organization
- 6 Team Achievements
- 7 Highlight Videos
- 8 Articles
- 9 Interviews
- 10 See Also
- 11 Gallery
- 12 Links
- 13 References
H2k-Gaming is a professional gaming organization based in the United Kingdom. The organization currently sponsors teams for League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Call of Duty.
On July 23rd, 2014, it was announced that H2k-Gaming violated the Riot Challenger Series rules by unsportsmanlike behavior when they failed to play their best and promptly end the game. H2k-Gaming was fined $300 USD.
On August 6th, 2014, Riot announced that H2k-Gaming violated the Riot Challenger Series rules by not fielding a full roster for their 3rd place match in the 2014 EU Summer Series #2. H2k-Gaming was penalized with a prize money deduction of $750 USD.
The team competed in the Spring Expansion Tournament, and qualified for the Offline Stage after beating Meloncats. In the Offline Stage, H2k won their first matchup against n!faculty, meaning they were one win away from the LCS. The team went on to beat GIANTS! Gaming in the Winner's Bracket Final, meaning they will be playing in the Spring Split.
The Spring Split itself was relatively successful for H2k-Gaming. After a shaky start, results began to pick up for the team, partly thanks to the introduction of kaSing to the roster. Impressive individual performances throughout the rest of the split helped the team to a 3rd place finish in the regular season. In the Spring Playoffs, the team beat Copenhagen Wolves in the quarterfinals, but were beaten in the semifinals in a close-fought series by eventual champions Fnatic. H2k-Gaming went on to pull off a shock victory over SK Gaming in the 3rd place match, securing themselves 50 Championship Points.
The team began to impress from the very start of the Summer Split. H2k-Gaming jostled for 2nd position with Origen throughout the regular season, with Fnatic way out in 1st place throughout. More mpressive performances ultimately helped the team to yet another 3rd place regular season finish. The Summer Playoffs also went well for the team, beating Giants Gaming in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The were beaten in the semifinals by Origen, but went on to beat Unicorns Of Love in the 3rd place match, securing the team 70 Championship Points, which meant that the team had qualified for the 2015 World Championship as Europe's #2 seed.
At the 2015 World Championship, H2k-Gaming were seeded into Group C along with SK Telecom T1, EDward Gaming, and Bangkok Titans. They picked up 2 wins in the group, both coming against BKT.The team finished the group in 3rd place, meaning they would not advance to the knockout stage of the tournament.
At the start of the season, H2k-Gaming were voted to play at IEM Season X - Cologne. They fielded a roster including Odoamne and Ryu from their 2015 roster along with new members Jankos, FORG1VEN, and VandeR.
At then end of the 2016 EULCS Spring Season, the team finished 2nd in the round robin stage and 4th in the playoffs after losing to Origen (2-3) in the semifinals and losing the 3rd place match to Fnatic (2-3), thus ending their spring run in 4th place.
During the offseason, FORG1VEN left due to poor team synergy and his impending military draft (he was able to delay that later on) and so the team signed Freeze for the Summer Split. However, due to Freeze's wrist injury, he had to be replaced for the rest of the season and FORG1VEN re-joined the team after parting ways with Origen. The team then finished 4th in the round robin stage with a 7-6-5 standing to qualify for the 2016 EULCS Summer Playoffs.
At the playoffs, the team easily beat Fnatic (3-0) in the quarterfinals. However, the team lost to Splyce (2-3) in the semifinals. Eventually the team placed third in the 3rd place match against UOL. Their spring and summer performance, while not impressive at first, did ensure the team to qualify for the 2016 World Championship as 2nd seed from EULCS.
At Worlds, the team was grouped against EDward Gaming, ahq e-Sports Club and INTZ e-Sports. They managed to make it out as the first seed after beating EDward Gaming in the tiebreaker match. They were then seeded against Wildcard team Albus NoX Luna in the quarterfinals and won the series 3-0. However, the team lost to Samsung Galaxy (0-3) in the semifinals, THUS ending their run at 3rd-4th place. Throughout Worlds, Jankos had a breakout performance that won praises from analysts and fans.
During the offseason, FORG1VEN announced his free agency on November 3rd. Freeze then left the team on November 22nd and it was announced that Odoamne and Jankos renewed their contracts. On December 1st, the team announced the departure of Ryu, who will be replaced by Febiven as the starting Mid laner. Days after, VandeR was also released and on December 14th, the team announced that they have signed 2 Koreans, Nuclear and Chei to man their botlane.
Going into the 2017 Spring Split with a new best of three format, H2k was placed into Group B with Unicorns of Love, Origen, Splyce, and Team Vitality. Despite having a new roster, the team's performed well enough to remain at the top 2 of their group. During the middle of the season, the team was invited to IEM Katowice, where they qualified for the bracket stage after defeating Hong Kong Esports twice and falling only to ROX Tigers. In the semifinals, H2k lost 1-2 to the eventual tournament winners Flash Wolves, after winning the first game and holding a substantial lead in the second. After IEM, the team placed 2nd in their group, just behind Unicorns of Love to advance to the 2017 EULCS Spring Playoffs at the end of the regular season.
At the quarterfinals of the playoffs, the team faced Fnatic and much to the analysts surprise, the team failed to secure a single win to place 5th - 6th place to end their spring season.
Without any roster change, the team looked to have a good performance during the 2017 EULCS Summer Season to secure a spot for the 2017 World Championship. While the team was dominant in Group B which included Unicorns of Love, Splyce, Team Vitality, and Mysterious Monkeys, Group B was generally considered a much weaker collection against Group A which included G2 and Fnatic. Still, at the end of the regular season, H2k finished first in their group to secure a semifinal bye into the [2017 EULCS Summer Playoffs]].
At the summer playoffs, the team faced off against G2 who narrowly beat out Splyce at the quarterfinals. Unfortunately, the team failed to take a win off of G2 who was able to find their form back just in team to eventually win their fourth LCS championship. Still, the team accumulated enough circuit points to try and secure the last EUCLS spot at Worlds through the 2017 Season Europe Regional Finals. At the first round, H2k faced Splyce and easily advance to the next round 3-0. At the second round, the team narrowly beat out Unicorns of Love in an exciting 5 game series after securing a critical team fight. In the final round against Fnatic, H2k was unable to secure a single win, thereby ending their 2017 season.
- January 7th, Knugen joins as a sub. ChewedUp and fury III leave.
- January 27th, betongJocke leaves. Selfie joins on loan from Echo Fox starting 2016 EU LCS Spring Season - Week 3, substituting for Ryu.
- February 17th, Selfie joins as a sub.
- March 8th, Adryh joins as a sub.
- March 9th, Selfie leaves.
- May 1st, FORG1VEN leaves.
- May 7th, Freeze joins.
- May 18th, Adryh leaves.
- June 13th, FORG1VEN rejoins.
- July 29th, FORG1VEN becomes the starting AD carry. Freeze becomes inactive.
- November 3rd, FORG1VEN announces he's a free agent.
- November 22nd, Freeze leaves. Odoamne and Jankos renew their contracts
- November 29th, Febiven rejoins. Ryu leaves.
- December 12th, Vander leaves.
- December 14th, Nuclear and Chei join.
- January 8th, Febiven leaves. H2k-Gaming joins Azubu.
- January 10th, Ryu joins.
- January 21st, team partners with CaseKing.
- February 9th, kaSing replaces Voidle.
- April 18th, 3rd Place at the 2015 EU LCS Spring Playoffs.
- July 15th, betongJocke joins as a sub.
- September 2nd, Dylan Falco joins as an analyst.
- November 3rd, loulex leaves.
- November 7th, pr0lly leaves.
- November 14th, kaSing leaves.
- December 8th, Jankos, FORG1VEN, and VandeR join ahead of IEM Season X - Cologne. Hjärnan leaves.
- December 11th, pr0lly rejoins. Veteran joins as an analyst.
- June 1st, H2k-Gaming acquires a new roster. Odoamne, Trashy, Febiven, Hjärnan, and AoD join.
- July 16th, wewillfailer replaces AoD.
- August 1st, AoD rejoins. wewillfailer leaves.
- October 26th, Trashy leaves.
- November 4th, AoD leaves.
- November 11th, Voidle and loulex join.
- November 30th, Brokenshard joins as coach.
- December 10th, pr0lly joins as coach.
- July 7th, H2k-Gaming forms a new team. Sairusq, Naga, Janitin, Masa, and zyvloW join.
- July, AntonM replaces zyvloW.
- August 20th, Janitin leaves.
- August 21st, H2k-Gaming sponsors Kiedyś Miałem Team for Gamescom 2013 Season 4 Spring Promotion Qualifier.
- August 22nd, H2k-Gaming releases their previous Finnish roster. Sairusq, Naga, Masa, and AntonM leave.
- September 9th, H2k-Gaming acquires the roster of Kiedyś Miałem Team. Xaxus, niQ, Overpow, Celaver, and SuperAZE join.
- September 12th, SuperAZE and niQ part ways with the team.
- September 14th, Jankos and VandeRnoob join.
- November 18th, roster is acquired by GF-Gaming. Xaxus, Jankos, Overpow, Celaver, and VandeRnoob leave.
|Nuclear||Sin Jeong-hyeon (신정현)||AD||2017-11-20|
|Chei||Choi Sun-ho (최선호)||Support||2017-11-20|
|Caedrel||Marc Robert Lamont||Sub/Mid||2017-04-30|
Formerly On Loan
|Selfie||Marcin Wolski||Mid||Echo Fox||2016 EU LCS Spring Season - Week 3, Week 4, and Week 5|
|Ryu||Yoo Sang-ook (유상욱)||Mid||Phoenix1|
|FORG1VEN||Konstantinos Tzortziou||AD||Free Agent|
|Selfie||Marcin Wolski||Sub/Mid||Echo Fox|
|betongJocke||Joachim Rasmussen||Sub/Jungle||Giants Gaming|
|fury III||Jakob Burke||Sub/AD|
|Hjärnan||Petter Freyschuss||AD||Team Vitality|
|kaSing||Raymond Tsang (曾家星)||Support||Team SoloMid|
|loulex||Jean-Victor Burgevin||Jungle||Also Known As|
|Xyraz||Gustav Blomkvist||Sub/Top||Team Turquality|
|Betsy||Felix Edling||Sub/Mid||Gambit Gaming|
|Trashy||Jonas Andersen||Jungle||SK Gaming Prime|
|wewillfailer||Bram de Winter||Support||Team Coast|
|SuperAZE||Piotr Prokop||Support||Planetkey Dynamics|
|niQ||Sebastian Robak||Jungle||Pulse Esports|
|Sairusq||Kristian Husso||Jungle||Eternity Gaming|
|Janitin||Jani Kuulas||Mid||AT Gaming|
|Skullomania||Frederik van Gucht||Jungle||n!faculty|
|YamatoCannon||Jakob Mebdi||Top||Team Solo Mebdi|
|Nukeduck||Erlend Holm||Mid||Team Solo Mebdi|
|Stáven||James McLean||Jungle||Team Refuse|
|CookMySock||Nick Li||Mid||British Tea Time|
|Foton||Jamie Duburg||AD||LoL Academy|
|Play int its ok||Henrik Stach||AD||Team Dignitas|
|abcDDS||Julien Deregnaucourt||Jungle||Team Dignitas|
|sommie||Ricky Eriksson||Support||Team Dignitas|
|Beardie||Björn Nilsson||Support||Team Dignitas|
|MoMa||Maik Wallus||Mid||Team Dignitas|
|Skaft||Simon Bergöö||AD||Team Dignitas|
Player LCS Participation
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|Susan||Susan Tully||Chief Executive Officer|
|Rich||Richard Wells||Chief Gaming Officer|
|H2KChris||Chris Kalargiros||Head of Team Management|
|pr0lly||Neil Hammad||Head Coach|
|Jed||Robin Jedhammar||Team Manager|
|Brokenshard||Ram Djemal||Analyst/Coach||SK Gaming Prime|
|Stardust||Son Seok Hee (손석희)||Assistant Coach|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2017-09-10||2nd||2017 Season Europe Regional Finals||0 : 3||Fnatic|
|2017-09-02||4th||2017 EU LCS Summer Playoffs||2 : 4||Fnatic||€ 20,000|
|2017-08-13||1st||2017 EU LCS Summer Round Robin Group B||9-4||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2017-04-09||5 - 6th||2017 EU LCS Spring Playoffs||0 : 3||Fnatic|
|2017-04-02||2nd||2017 EU LCS Spring Round Robin||10-3||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2017-02-26||3 - 4th||IEM Season XI World Championship Katowice||1 : 2||Flash Wolves||$ 15,000|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2016-10-22||3 - 4th||2016 Season World Championship||0 : 3||Samsung Galaxy||$ 502,500|
|2016-08-16||3rd||2016 EU LCS Summer Playoffs||3 : 1||Unicorns Of Love||$ 15,000|
|2016-07-31||4th||2016 EU LCS Summer Round Robin||7-6-5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-04-16||4th||2016 EU LCS Spring Playoffs||2 : 3||Fnatic||$ 10,000|
|2016-03-18||2nd||2016 EU LCS Spring Round Robin||14 : 4||Group Stage (W/L)|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2015-12-19||3 - 4th||IEM Season X - Cologne||1 : 2||ESC Ever||$ 5,000|
|2015-10-09||9 - 11th||2015 World Championship||2 : 4||Group Stage (W/L)||$ 45,000|
|2015-08-22||3rd||2015 EU LCS Summer Playoffs||3 : 0||Unicorns Of Love||$ 15,000|
|2015-07-24||3rd||2015 EU LCS Summer Round Robin||11 : 7||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-04-18||3rd||2015 EU LCS Spring Playoffs||3 : 2||SK Gaming||$ 15,000|
|2015-03-27||3rd||2015 EU LCS Spring Round Robin||12 : 6||Group Stage (W/L)|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2014-12-20||Q||2015 EU LCS Spring Expansion||3 : 0||Giants Gaming|
|2014-09-09||NQ||2015 EU LCS Spring Promotion||0 : 3||Copenhagen Wolves|
|2014-08-08||1st||2014 EU CS Summer Playoffs||3 : 2||SK Gaming Prime||$ 16,000|
|2014-07-29||4th||2014 EU Challenger Series Summer #2||FF:W||Gamers2||$ 1,250|
|2014-06-21||1st||2014 EU Challenger Series Summer #1||2 : 0||Ninjas in Pyjamas||$ 6,000|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2014-12-10||1st||2014 Black Monster Cup Europe Winter||2 : 1||SK Gaming Prime||€ 7,500|
|2014-08-17||1st||FACEIT Gamescom Challenge||2 : 0||Ninjas in Pyjamas||$ 7,500|
|2014-07-15||3rd||Dailymotion Challenger Cup||W:FF||Unicorns Of Love||€ 1,000|
|2013-10-20||1st||Cybersport League 2013||2 : 0||MeetYourMakers||zł 4,000|
|2013-09-15||1st||DreamHack Bucharest 2013||2 : 0||Copenhagen Wolves||$ 5,500|
|2013-08-03||2nd||Assembly Summer 2013||0 : 2||ONE FOR ONE||€ 1,500|
- April 8th, [LoL] H2k-Gaming's Top 5 Plays from the 2016 Spring Split (2m35s)
- April 6th, EU LCS playoff preview: G2 Esports, Fnatic square off for spot in the finals by Adel Chouadria on ESPN
- April 7th, Kelsey Moser's EU LCS Semifinals Preview: H2K, Origen and the final that should have been by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- April 7th, EU LCS Semifinal preview: H2k-Gaming vs. Origen by Adel Chouadria on ESPN
- May 19th, pr0lly: “Mehr Potential mit Freeze statt Forg1ven” (German & English) by Karina Ziminaite on RedBull
- May 23rd, Summer 2016 EU LCS Team-by-Team Preview Day Two: H2k-Gaming (Podcast) by Rough Drafts on Soundcloud
- January 13th, H2k: Welcome to the show from LoL Esports
- January 18th, H2k-Gaming LCS Introduction from Gold Per 10
- March 25th, The Rise of H2K - From Challenger to Challenging from Azubu
- May 15th, The rise of the newcomers: H2K from LoL Esports
- September 10th, Methodical masterminds: H2K from LoL Esports
- September 24th, The Road to Worlds: an in-depth look at H2K Gaming from theScore
- December 9th, Unpacking the new H2K: carry supports, support solos and FORG1VEN's fourth LCS team by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- EU Challenger Series Ruling - H2k Gaming euw.lolesports.com
- EU Challenger Series Ruling: H2k-Gaming na.lolesports.com
- Fnatic and H2k complete the team lineup for Intel Extreme Masters Cologne intelextrememasters.com
- Caedrel's Tweet twitter.com
- H2K's Facebook post Facebook.com
- Betongjocke to join our LCS Team giantsgaming.pro
- Ryu – Press Release h2k-gaming.eu
- FORG1VEN's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Freeze joins twitter.com
-  riftherald.com
- H2K's Facebook Post facebook.com
- FORG1VEN announces he's a free agent facebook.com
- Farewell Vander youtube.com
- H2kGaming Facebook post"facebook.com"
- Febiven Departs H2K h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k comes to Azubu content.azubu.tv
- H2K sign ‘Ryu’ to play Mid h2k-gaming.eu
- H2K welcome CaseKing! h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k-Gaming's Facebook Post facebook.com
- LoLClashDylan tweet twitter.com
- Loulex leaves H2k h2k-gaming.eu
- pr0lly's Tweet twitter.com
- TSM LoL Roster Announcement youtube.com
- H2K.lol - IEM Line-up h2k-gaming.eu
- Meet the Coaches h2k-gaming.eu
- Cloud 9 Eclipse joins H2k-Gaming h2k-gaming.eu
- AoD replaced by wewillfailer h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k-Gaming's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Trashy's Tweet twitter.com
- AoD's ask.fm Post (Romanian) ask.fm
- H2k's Twitter Post twitter.com
- Brokenshard to coach H2K for Expansion Tournament dailydot.com
- Pr0lly joins H2k Gaming as Coach - Interview ongamers.com
- H2k announce League of Legends division! h2k-gaming.eu
- AT Gaming at Gamescom atgaming.nl
- H2k-Gaming Facebook Post facebook.com
- KMT.H2K at Gamescom h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k-Gaming announces new League of Legends lineup h2k-gaming.eu
- Nowa dywizja League of Legends w GF-Gaming (Polish) gf-gaming.pl
- H2k-Gaming Ventures into LoL h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k takes in Tt.Dragons LoL team h2k-gaming.eu
- H2k: The Beginning of the Takeover. h2k-gaming.eu
- Team Dignitas enter the League of Legends scene sk-gaming.com