OpTic Gaming

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OpTic Gaming
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Team Information
Location: United States USA
Region: News Label - North America.png North America
Sponsor(s): Scuf Gaming
Turtle Beach
Turtle Wax
Other Teams In Organization
Active Gears Teams OpTic Gaming Mexico
Other Wikis: Call of Duty
League of Legends
Created: Organization: 2006
Gears Division: 2016-08-23
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OpTic Gaming is an American eSports organization. Founded in the summer of 2006, OpTic Gaming currently fields teams in Call of Duty, Counter Strike, Halo, and Gears of War.



OpTic Gaming is one of the more storied organizations within the competitive side of the Call of Duty franchise. Established in 2006 by OpTic KR3W for the aspirations of becoming a Call of Duty sniping team, they grew to become much more than that. Only leading OpTic for a short time, KR3W stepped down and OpTic Jon3S (OpTic J) then took his place. Jon3S only led the team for a very short time span as well, and in 2007 he stepped down to then hand over the team to Hector "H3CZ" Rodriguez. H3CZ ran the team for two years before uploading their first video to YouTube in 2009; they now have over 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers. Also in 2009, H3CZ established a Call of Duty competitive team that would become one of the teams with the biggest fanbases and presence in the community to ever play the game. In 2014, they launched their Halo team and in 2016, they launched a Counter Strike: Global Offensive team.

Gears of War

On August 23, 2016, OpTic Gaming announced their Gears of War team for the upcoming Pro Circuit.


  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

Player Roster


C ID Name Role
Philippines Xplosive Gilbert Rojo 10 Starter
USA MentaL Billy Putnam Jr. 10 Starter
USA SuMuNs Alex Ascencion 10 Starter
USA SoLuRs Brian Valenzuela 10 Starter
USA Praized Arody Dipre 10 Starter

Temporary Subs

ID Name Role Replacing Tournament
USA PeL Mahmoud Khalil 10 Player United States Red Icy New York Fall Regionals


C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
USA Red Icy Nicholas Cope 10 Player Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox 2017-01-28 2018-05-31
USA Kenny Bounce Justin Kenny 10 Player Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox 2016-08-23 2018-04-23
USA Lava Christopher Anderson 10 Player EUnitedlogo std.png eUnited 2016-08-23 2017-01-28


C ID Name Position
USA H3CZ Hector Rodriguez CEO
USA J Ryan Musselman COO
USA Ashes Nick Ridgeway Coach

Team Achievements

Tournament Results - Show Prize as (Local • USDEurosLocal • USD • EurosLocalUSD • Euros)
DatePlacePrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2018-07-01A11$ 500$ 500$ 500GBlogo small.png MLG GameBattles 2K Series NA 2018-07-01 Xplosive,  MentaL,  SuMuNs,  SoLuRs,  Praized
Total Prize: USD 500




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