Steeelback

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Steeelback
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Background Information
Name: Pierre Medjaldi
Country of Birth: France France
Birthday: August 16, 1996 (1996-08-16) (age 20)
Residency: News Label - Europe.png Europe
Competitive
Team: Team Vitality
Role: AD Carry
Favorite champions:     
Soloqueue IDs: sandcastlemaker1, steeelbackmaker1, Steeelbackmaker, GSI Steeelbackkk, FnaticSteeelBack, SteeelB4ck, ODY SteeelBack
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Team History
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Aug 2014 - Nov 2014
GSIlogo std.png GSI Gaming
Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
SK Primelogo std.png SK Gaming Prime
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
May 2015 - Aug 2015
ODGlogo std.png Odyssey Gaming
Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
IMGlogo std.png Team Imagine
Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
GambitLogo std.png Gambit Gaming
Nov 2015 - May 2016
UOLlogo std.png Unicorns Of Love
May 2016 - Sep 2016
ROCCATlogo std.png Team ROCCAT
Sep 2016 - Present
VITlogo std.png Team Vitality
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Pierre "Steeelback" Medjaldi is the AD carry for Team Vitality.

Biography

2014 Season

Steeelback's first stint on a competitive team was with GSI Gaming, though he did not compete in any major tournaments with the organization.

On November 9th, 2014, Steeelback joined the newly formed SK Gaming Prime together with beansu, Trashy, Godbro and Hiiva, in order to compete in the 2015 Spring Expansion. The team were knocked out in Round 1 of the online phase after being beaten by Reason Gaming. Despite this disappointment, Steeelback and the team also competed in 2014 Black Monster Cup Europe Winter. SK Prime finished 2nd, losing only to H2k-Gaming who qualified for the LCS just a week after the tournament.

2015 Season

Steeelback joined Fnatic for the spring LCS split, part of a new roster including himself, YellOwStaR, Febiven, Reignover, and Huni.[1] They finished the regular season in second place, behind SK Gaming and then won the playoffs after a 3-2 finals victory over Unicorns of Love. Representing Europe at the Mid-Season Invitational, Fnatic surpassed expectations, advancing to the bracket stage and bringing SK Telecom T1 to 5 games; however, they were unable to beat the Korean team and finished tied for third place with ahq e-Sports Club. Despite their strong performance in the spring, they changed their roster slightly prior to the start of the summer season, re-adding Rekkles as starting AD carry and moving Steeelback to a substitute position.[2]

After Rekkles took his starting position on Fnatic, Steeelback left the team and moved to North America to join Odyssey Gaming for the NACS Summer 2015 qualifier.[3] However, the team was eliminated after a second-round loss to Cloud9 Tempest. After the third week of the summer season, Steeelback joined Imagine, a team that had successfully qualified for the NACS.

Imagine finished fourth in the regular season, with a 6-4 record. In the 2015 NACS Summer Playoffs, they lost in the semifinals to eventual tournament winner Renegades, but won the third place match against Cloud 9 Tempest to secure a spot in the 2016 LCS Promotion Tournament. Chosen by Team 8, they lost 3-1 - out of LCS qualification, but regardless retaining their 2016 NACS spring season placement.

2016 Season

At the start of the season, Steeelback joined Unicorns Of Love. After Fnatic withdrew from IEM San Jose due to medical problems, Unicorns Of Love took their spot, fielding Hylissang and Vizicsacsi from their 2015 roster along with new members Gilius, Fox, and Steeelback. They were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the tournament by Counter Logic Gaming. UOL finished in fifth place in the LCS, after being forced to replace Diamondprox in the jungle due to visa issues. They were eliminated in the quarterfinals by Origen.

Trivia

Achievements

Articles

  • 2017
  • 2016

Interviews

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

Other Content

  • 2015

Gallery

External Links

References

  1. The new era of Fnatic League of Legends fnatic.com
  2. The Return of Rekkles fnatic.com
  3. Fnatic's tweet twitter.com