Shiphtur

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Shiphtur
Personal information
NameDanny Le
NationalityCanadian
Career information
GamesLeague of Legends
Playing careerUntil 2018
RoleMidlane
Team history
2012Dirt Nap Gaming.Panda
2012Monomaniac Evito
2012–2013Team Dynamic
2013–2014Team Coast
2014–2016Dignitas
2016Apex Gaming
2017Delta Fox
2017–2018Meme Stream Dream Team
Twitch information
Channel
Years active2011–present
GenreGaming
Followers766,964
Total views59.3 million
Follower and view counts updated as of January 11, 2022.

Danny Le, better known as Shiphtur (pronounced "shifter"), is a Canadian retired League of Legends player who played support for Delta Fox of the NA Challenger Series. Shiphtur was the first esports player to be granted a P-1 athletic visa from the United States Department of State.[1][2] On May 2, 2014, he joined Dignitas along with Darshan "ZionSpartan" Upadhyaya.[3] On May 17, 2016, Apex Gaming acquired Dignitas' NA Challenger team including Shiphtur.[4]

On September 26, 2016, Apex and Dignitas were acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers,[5] and Shiphtur was released from the Apex Roster but not added to Dignitas.

Tournament results[edit]

Team Apex[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LeJacq, Yannick (July 20, 2013). "Score! Professional video gamers awarded athletic visas". NBC News. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  2. ^ Welch, Chris (August 11, 2013). "'League of Legends' gamer granted US visa recognizing him as professional athlete". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Lee, Timothy (May 2, 2014). "Team Dignitas signs Shiphtur and ZionSpartan to LCS team". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
  4. ^ Rand, Emily (May 18, 2016). "Dignitas transfers NACS spot to Apex, Shiphtur and Apollo also transferred". theScore esports. Score Media and Gaming Inc. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
  5. ^ Rovell, Darren (September 26, 2016). "76ers acquire esports teams Dignitas and Apex". ESPN. Retrieved October 9, 2016.