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|Country of Birth:||Denmark|
|Birthday:||August 22, 1991|
|Soloqueue IDs:||NiP Deficio, CW Deficio, Wolves Deficio, FZ Deficio, XL Deficio|
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Martin "Deficio" Lynge is the former Manager/Coach for Ninjas in Pyjamas. He is now a full time caster.
Deficio is a League of Legends player from Skanderborg, Denmark. Among the first games he played were Heroes of Might and Magic III as well as Age of Empires II. He then continued with Football Manager and World of Warcraft.
After getting tired of WoW his friends decided to explore League of Legends and introduced Deficio to it.
Deficio previously played mid lane for XL, Team FragZone and Team SharkGaming before moving on to form Copenhagen Wolves. He initially started out as the manager for said team, but after the departure of XL Winner right before the Season 3 qualifiers, he picked up the support role alongside AD Carry player TheTess. The roster eventually left to become Ninjas in Pyjamas.
On November 3rd, 2013, Deficio would post the anticipated new lineup for NiP and announce that he would step down from the player roster to take up a managerial/coaching position within the team.
On January 13th, Deficio announced his retiring from his coaching position with NiP and moved into a full time casting career. He cast his first match at the EU LCS 2014 Spring Split on January 14th.
- "Deficio" means "I fail" in Latin. Martin liked the sound of it and decided to use it as his username even before League of Legends.
- Played a lot of Malzahar, Swain and Karthus during Season 1 to climb the ladder.
- A quote he is fond of is Tywin Lannister's "Any man who must say 'I am the king' is no true king" (from Game of Thrones)
- Was previously the manager for Copenhagen Wolves
- Gained immense popularity for his poke at Bjergsen during the Season 3 qualifiers.
- Achieved Rank 1 in the EUNE solo queue during Season 2, playing Jungle Fiddlesticks almost exclusively.
- Has a high interest in history besides other activities like music, reading or watching series
- His favourite book series is Emperor: The Gods of War: A Novel of Julius Caesar
- His favorite TV series is Spartacus
- His favourite dishes are grilled spare ribs and the typical Danish Christmas dinner, duck with potatoes and gravy
- Enjoys watching Family Guy and American Dad
- His favourite song is Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven.
- Was part of the Season 3 World Championship Analyst desk.
- Deficio is a Dallas Cowboys fan.
- Announced his retirement from coaching on January 13th 2014 to become a full time League of Legends caster.
- Helped kickstart Bjergsen's career in eSports
Notable Events Cast
- 2014 EU LCS
- 2014 Season World Championship
- 2015 EU LCS
- 2015 Season World Championship
- 2016 EU LCS
- 2016 Season World Championship
- April 27th, Deficio on why choking doesn't excuse poor international play & recreating the EU broadcast identity with Blitz Esports
- May 26th, Deficio on G2’s performance, hopes for more LCS teams to step up, and predictions for EU at Worlds with Yahoo Esports
- February 10th, Deficio on the top teams in each region, lack of champ diversity in the current meta & the EU exodus with theScore Esports
- April 19th, Deficio on Europe at MSI: 'We sent probably the best option... G2 will be extremely hungry' with theScore Esports
- September 13th, Jatt, Deficio, and Spawn talk Worlds groups, which regions are the strongest, and share their boldest predictions with Yahoo Esports
- September 17th, Deficio: "G2 can surprise people" with Red Bull Esports
- December 15th, Deficio on EU '17: ’It looks like we will have 5, 6, maybe even 7 really good and competitive teams’ with Yahoo Esports
- April 20th, Deficio Madrid Spring Finals Interview: "Got a vocal coach and had lessons in English" with 1337mag
- September 16th, Travis Talks to Sjokz, Deficio, and Jatt About the Group Draw, Worlds, and Their Predictions with onGamers
- October 9th, Worlds 2015: Deficio om Origens prestation, den nuvarande patchen & om sitt castande with Fragbite
- March 26th, Interview mit Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge with inLoL.de
- May 21st, Former Copenhagen Wolves LoL team becomes NiP.LoL with gaming.dk
- May 31st, Interview with Deficio of Ninjas in Pyjamas LoL with Team Dignitas
- July 3rd, Catching up with NiP Deficio - LCS Summer Week 3 with Leaguepedia
- August 25th, Deficio says his KDA Ratio Makes Him the Best Player in Europe (video) with GameSpot
- September 30th, Deficio 'Grilled': "MadLife has top mechanics." (in-depth interview, Episode 87) Team Acer
- November 28th, Catching Up With Deficio at IEM Cologne with Leaguepedia
- Deficio's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Martin 'Deficio' Lynge leaves NiP's coaching position, aims to pursue commentating fulltime ongamers.com
- Interview with Deficio of Ninjas in Pyjamas LoL team-dignitas.net
- LoLeSports article na.lolesports.com
- Deficio's Twitter Post twitter.com