COGnitive Gaming

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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.

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]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Former[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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