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|COGnitive Gaming [COG]|
|Manager(s):||David Fry II|
Team COGnitive Gaming was a SMITE team competing in SPL. Team merged with Team Eager on January 23, 2016 and took their SPL spot.
History[edit | edit source]
Founded in July 2013, COGnitive Gaming (COG) was an eSports Franchise located in California. The smite team acquired was previously known as SNIPE gaming. The team competed under the name SNIPE against Team Dignitas (formerly known as ROOT) in a showmatch at RTX July 6, where they lost 2-1. They also traveled to PAX Prime 2013 where they placed 3rd, beating Reason Gaming in the 3rd place match. On December 13, 2013, COG dropped the "SNIPE" roster, and acquired what was the "XTS" roster, led by andinster. Eventually COGnitive Gaming acquired The Game Changers roster (Now COGnitive Red), and changed their original team into COGnitive Prime. On January 11, 2015, they defeated Titan 3-2 to win the 2015 Smite World Championships.
Before the beggining of Season 3 team merged with Team Eager on January 23, 2016 and took their SPL spot.
Timeline[edit | edit source]
- July 18, COGnitive Gaming acquires the roster of SNIPE Gaming. Shing, Allied, Omega, MLCSt3alth and Kaeyoh join.
- October 9, Durspell joins as the new support player. Allied moves to ADC, Kaeyoh is dropped to sub.
- October 18, Incontinentia joins as the new mid player. MLCSt3alth is dropped to sub.
- November 10, MLCSt3alth leaves the team to join Exertus eSports.
- November 12, Omega leaves the team to join Exertus eSports.
- December 13, COGnitive Gaming drops the current roster.
- December 13, COGnitive Gaming acquires the roster of Exertus eSports. Andinster, BaRRaCCuDDa, Omega, MLCSt3alth and Eonic join.
- January 10, Eonic is benched. DaretoCare joins as the new support player.
- January 26, Ukneek joins as a sub.
- April 9, Eonic leaves the team, forming The Game Changers along with Snoopy, DaGarz, TheBoosh and Divios.
- April 15, DaretoCare is kicked. JeffHindla joins as the new support player.
- June 17, COGnitive Gaming acquires the roster of The Game Changers as their second team, playing under the name COGnitive Red
- January 11, COGnitive Prime beats Titan eSports 3-2, winning the 2015 Smite World Championships.
- January 26, COGnitive Prime roster of Omega, MLCSt3alth, Jeffhindla, BaRRaCCuDDa, and Andinster chooses not to re-sign, instead signing with Cloud9.
- February 14, COGnitive Gaming acquires the roster of What's Kraken. Jigz, FaymousHate, Hurriwind, , and Meerkat join.
- February 28, COGnitive Gaming qualifies for the Smite Pro League Spring Split.
- April 8, COGnitive Gaming acquires Homiefe as the new Jungler after Mask is banned for account sharing
- August 14, COGnitive Gaming's roster breaks up. COGnitive acquires Fat Chunks' roster of Cabom, Aror, Meerkat, Djpernicus, and TheBest.
Player Roster[edit | edit source]
Former[edit | edit source]
|Djpernicus||Cody Tyson||Jungle||Team Eager|
|Aror||Max Jackson||Guardian||Team Eager|
|Meerkat||Tyler Jensen||Solo||Problem Solved|
|TheBest||Jeremy Dailey||Mid||Team Eager|
|Shing||Alex Rosa||Jungle; Captain||Denial eSports|
|Allied||David Hance||Hunter||AFK Gaming|
|Eonic||Sinjin Thorpe||Guardian||Team SoloMid|
|DaretoCare||Brendan Daniels||Guardian||Team Eager|
|Andinster||Andrew Woodward||Jungle; Captain||Cloud9|
|MLCSt3alth||Brett Felley||Mid||Team Allegiance|
|Jigz||Connor Echols||Guardian; Captain||Team SoloMid|
|Hurriwind||Tyler Whitney||Mid||Denial eSports|
|Homiefe||Alexander D'Souza||Jungle||Denial eSports|
Tournament Results[edit | edit source]
|08-30-13 - 09-02-13||PAX Prime LAN||3rd||$3 000|
|12-28-13||SMITE End of Year 10k||1st||$3 500|
|01-04-14 - 02-22-14||SMITE Launch Qualifiers||1st||$4 000|
|03-30-14||Smite Launch Tournament||3rd||$30,500|
|04-27-14||Alienware Arena #2||1st||$6000|
|05-03-14 - 07-12-14||SPL Qualifiers||2nd||N/A|
|08-09-14||SPL NA Kick-Off LAN||3rd||$6 250|
|08-09-14||SPL Season 1||2nd (14W-6L)||$4 250|
|11-22-14 - 11-23-14||SWC Qualifiers - NA Regional LAN||2nd||$10 000|
|1-11-15||SMITE World Championship 2015||1st||$1,298,071|
|06-28-2015||SMITE Pro League NA Summer Season||7th||$11,500|