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Kobe

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Kobe
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Background Information
NameSam Hartman-Kenzler
Country of BirthUnited States
Birthday6/29/1986
Competitive
RoleJungler

Sam "Kobe" Hartman-Kenzler is a LoL personality and a former professional player, currently working as a caster in the NA LCS in Los Angeles. He was previously known as "Kobe24".

Biography

Kobe started his gaming career playing Pokémon, then moved onto Ocarina of Time and Goldeneye. He eventually started playing Super Smash Brothers and entered a few small tournaments. He then moved on to play DotA on W3 and Aeon of Strife. After graduating from college, he went backpacking in Europe spending a majority of his money. Luckily a friend told him about League of Legends, which was at the time a new free to play game in its Beta stages. He started his League career playing nothing but  Shaco for 3 months, and while leveling up he met future team member HotshotGG.

He then proceeded to carry himself to high elo using AP Sion and Kat. This is where he would meet Bigfatjiji, Chauster, and Lilballz. Bigfatjiji would later invite Kobe and HotshotGG to a team that would later be called Counter Logic Gaming. He competed for Counter Logic Gaming as their Jungler until early 2011, when he retired from the professional scene to pursue an education and career in engineering. He came back to the scene as a shoutcaster for online tournaments before being hired by Riot for the North American LCS.

Notable Events Cast

2013

2012

Trivia

  • His favorite champion is  Shaco.
  • His favorite League of Legends personality is Dan Dinh.
  • Known for his  Amumu and famous for his winning bandage toss during WCG 2010. [1]
  • Gained a reputation for missing Smites on Baron Nashor during WCG 2010. For months after, "24" would be added to the end of the name of a player who missed a Baron Smite (e.g. Saintvicious24) as mockery.
  • Known for extremely excited and passionate shoutcasting.

Achievements

Date Event Result
2011-06-19 CEVO Champions Challenge Gold.png clg 2 : 0 Blanklogo std.png Not found
2010-11-30 Newegg Winter Wanfest 2010 Gold.png clg 2 : 1 OPlogo std.png Team OP
2010-10-03 2010 World Cyber Games Grand Finals Gold.png clg 2 : 1 SKlogo std.png SK Gaming

Interviews

2011

2013

2015

2016

External Links

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