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Misfits Academy Sold

May 19, 2017 | By: Etem Öztas | Tags:
Following the qualification of our Misfits.Academy League of Legends team for the European LCS we have to announce the sale of its LCS spot. The “Mysterious Monkeys” have acquired our roster and its LCS spot. Jungler Pridestalker will not be joining the Mysterious Monkeys.       CEO Ben Spoont: “When we started the process of selling the team, we...

Misfits replace KaKAO with Maxlore

May 9, 2017 | By: Ben Spoont | Tags:
  It is with a heavy heart that we announce the departure of Lee “KaKAO” Byung-kwon. Despite a great start to the 2017 Spring Split and a top 4 finish in playoffs, we failed to meet the expectations set by ourselves and our fans. A top 4 finish is admirable for a team coming from Challenger, but for us, it...

Misfits welcome Joe “InnerFlame” Elouassi as General Manager

May 9, 2017 | By: Ben Spoont | Tags:
The infrastructure in esports organizations is always a focal point in every community. We realized a new General Manager/Chief Gaming Officer would greatly help us in our long-term plans, as well as our day-to-day activities. We are excited to announce that Joe “InnerFlame” Elouassi has joined Misfits.  InnerFlame: “My eyes lit up seeing an email from Ben (CEO) after my resignation...

Misfits Overwatch News: Welcome Mineral to Misfits

April 20, 2017 | By: Paul Decsi | Tags:
When we assembled this team back in December, we took on the task of putting together a new fresh six-man lineup with players stemming from various backgrounds, and with different amounts of experience. We’ve participated in IEM Gyeonggi, APEX Season 2, and most recently the European Overwatch Pit, and after every tournament we’ve made internal changes based on what we...

Misfits sign Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu as Head Coach for CSGO team

April 18, 2017 | By: Paul Decsi | Tags:
Furthering our efforts in establishing a solid infrastructure for our CSGO team, we’re pleased to announce today that Misfits has signed Luis “Peacemaker” Tadeu as our head coach. Luis, who has been assisting the team already for about a month unofficially, has already shown the work he can do for the team with the improvement he helped bring about culminating...

Misfits CSGO roster change

April 14, 2017 | By: Paul Decsi | Tags:
Today, Misfits announces changes to our current CSGO lineup, starting with the transfer of Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken to Team Liquid and moving Skyler “Relyks” Weaver to the bench. Commenting on the transfer, Russel says, "I had a great time on Misfits. The organization is awesome and Ben is an amazing owner. Sadly things weren't going well with the roster...

Misfits dive deeper into the FGC, signing Marvel player Angelic

April 6, 2017 | By: Stolkie | Tags:
Team Misfits, in partnership with the Miami Heat, are excited to announce today the signing of Armando “Angelic” Mejia as our sponsored Marvel vs Capcom player. A competitive player since the beginning of MvC3’s launch, Armando “Angelic” Mejia has a storied history with the game, amounting to many top 8 placements at major Marvel tournaments, including 2 3rd place finishes...

MISFITS ACQUIRE VAINGLORY TEAM TO EXPAND ESPORTS ROSTER

February 21, 2017 | By: Stolkie | Tags:
San Mateo, Calif. — February 21, 2017 - Super Evil Megacorp, creators of Vainglory, the world’s leading mobile esport, welcomes one of North America’s top esports organizations, Misfits, into the Vainglory competitive community. Team Misfits, in partnership with NBA franchise the Miami HEAT, joins Vainglory with the acquisition of Fates Zero, one of the top competitive teams with a spot...

Misfits acquires TSM’s former CS:GO roster

February 1, 2017 | By: Stolkie | Tags:
Misfits have moved quickly to pick up the former Team SoloMid Counter-Strike roster, after the squad had a somewhat acrimonious split with the North American franchise. Roughly three weeks after removing its newly acquired team captain Sean Gares, TSM today announced that it has released the remaining four players on its roster. The players had made clear publicly and to...

Heat announce partnership with Misfits

February 1, 2017 | By: Stolkie | Tags:
MIAMI –Today, the Miami HEAT announced a strategic partnership with the esports franchise, Misfits, a premium organization with professional teams competing in the genre’s premier games. The partnership is unique as it calls for the HEAT to assist in all duties including marketing, branding, promotion, retail, digital and sponsorship activation on behalf of the franchise, and to cross-promote the HEAT and...

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