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COGnitive Gaming [COG]
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Team Information
Location: North America
Manager(s): David Fry II
Website: COGnitive Gaming
Facebook: COGnitive Gaming
Twitter: COGnitive Gaming

Team COGnitive Gaming was a SMITE team competing in SPL. Team merged with Team Eager on January 23, 2016 and took their SPL spot.


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.


  • January 10, Eonic is benched. DaretoCare joins as the new support player.
  • January 26, Durspell Returns 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, Mask, 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[]


    IGN Name Role Current Team
    Djpernicus Cody Tyson Jungle Team Eager
    Aror Max Jackson Guardian Team Eager
    Meerkat Tyler Jensen Solo Problem Solved
    TheBest Jeremy Dailey Mid Team Eager
    Cabom Christian Dura Hunter Unknown
    Shing Alex Rosa Jungle; Captain Denial eSports
    Allied David Hance Hunter AFK Gaming
    Durspell Unknown Guardian Inactive
    Kaeyoh Kurt Orcher Sub Inactive
    Eonic Sinjin Thorpe Guardian Team SoloMid
    DaretoCare Brendan Daniels Guardian Team Eager
    Ukneek Tor Nassor Jungle Inactive
    Andinster Andrew Woodward Jungle; Captain Cloud9
    BaRRaCCuDDa John Salter Hunter Luminosity
    Jeffhindla Rosario Vilardi Guardian Luminosity
    MLCSt3alth Brett Felley Mid Team Allegiance
    Omega Ryan Johnson Solo Inactive
    NotBrokenBulldog Gray Grizzel Solo Inactive
    Jigz Connor Echols Guardian; Captain Team SoloMid
    FaymousHate Damian Gudel Hunter Unknown
    Hurriwind Tyler Whitney Mid Denial eSports
    Homiefe Alexander D'Souza Jungle Denial eSports

    Tournament Results[]

    Date Event Placing Winnings
    08-30-13 - 09-02-13 PAX Prime LAN Bronzemedal.png 3rd $3 000
    12-28-13 SMITE End of Year 10k Goldmedal.png 1st $3 500
    01-04-14 - 02-22-14 SMITE Launch Qualifiers Goldmedal.png 1st $4 000
    03-30-14 Smite Launch Tournament Bronzemedal.png 3rd $30,500
    04-27-14 Alienware Arena #2 Goldmedal.png 1st $6000
    05-03-14 - 07-12-14 SPL Qualifiers Silvermedal.png 2nd N/A
    08-09-14 SPL NA Kick-Off LAN Bronzemedal.png 3rd $6 250
    08-09-14 SPL Season 1 Silvermedal.png 2nd (14W-6L) $4 250
    11-22-14 - 11-23-14 SWC Qualifiers - NA Regional LAN Silvermedal.png 2nd $10 000
    1-11-15 SMITE World Championship 2015 Goldmedal.png 1st $1,298,071
    06-28-2015 SMITE Pro League NA Summer Season 7th $11,500