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Shernfire

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shernfire
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Background Information
NameShern Tai
Country of BirthMalaysia
Birthday5/4/1998
Social Media
Team History
TeamStart DateEnd DateRole
Dire Wolves0/20145/2015
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Vortex6/20157/2015
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Astral Authority12/201512/2015
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Samadder Gaming12/20151/2016
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Astral Authority1/20161/2016
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Dream Team1/20164/2016
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Dream Team4/20166/2016
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Apex Pride7/201612/2016
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Dire Wolves1/20172/2017
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Dire Wolves2/2017Current
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Competitive
TeamNone
RoleJungler
Peak LeagueChallenger I
Alternate IDsDW shernfire ROC

"shernfire" (Real Name: Shern Tai) is a Malaysian League of Legends player, formerly the Jungler for Dire Wolves.

Biography

Born in Malaysia, shernfire grew up in Australia. He got into video games at an early age due to the influence of the people around him and the fun he could have. He remembers Halo as his first gaming experience, calling it one of his favorite house party games, though his cousin was the person who got him into PC gaming.

Despite not remembering his first League of Legends game fondly, shernfire persisted and eventually managed to climb the soloqueue ladder.

Career History

2014 Season

In October 2014, shernfire joined Dire Wolves as a substitute.

2015 Season

After leaving Dire Wolves mid-season, shernfire joined Vortex as a jungler for the NACS Summer Season. However, soon after he arrived in the United States, he was banned from competitive play for the remainder of the 2015 season for Elo boosting.[1]

2016 Preseason

After shernfire's ban expired, he joined NA Challenger team Astral Authority for the NACS Open Qualifier. The team made it to the final qualifier round, renaming to Samadder Gaming temporarily before returning to the name Astral Authority. Upon qualifying for the spring season, the roster was acquired by the organization Dream Team.

2016 Season

Dream Team finished the season in fifth place, losing an automatic tiebreaker with Team Liquid Academy due to head-to-head record. They missed out on the playoffs but received higher seeding for the summer qualifier due to finishing ahead of Enemy.

2018 Season

Days before the start of the 2018 World Championship, Shernfire received a 2-game suspension alongside a $2000 fine due to toxic behavior in the Korean server.[2]


Trivia

  • Only played  Master Yi when initially leveling.
  • Known for his  Rengar,  Lee Sin and  Kha'Zix.
  • Originally wanted to become a soccer player.
  • Is a vegetarian.

Achievements

2016
Date Event Result
2016-01-13 2016 NA Challenger Series Spring Qualifier Qualified.png Astral Authority 3 : 2 TDGlogo std.png Top Dog Gaming
2015
Date Event Result
2015-12-20 2016 NACS Spring Qualifiers Open Qualifier Qualified.png Samadder Gaming 2 : 1 AKAlogo std.png Also Known As

Media

Interviews

2017

Articles & Videos

2017

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