Shroud (video game player)
Shroud at PUBG PGI Berlin 2018
|Born||June 2, 1994|
|Hometown||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
Ring of Elysium
|Career prize money||$226,230.69|
|Championships||2017 Twitch Invitational|
|2018-2018||Old Guys Club|
|Follower and view counts updated as of February 24 2019.|
|Subscriber and view counts updated as of February 18 2019.|
Michael Grzesiek (born June 2, 1994), professionally known as shroud, is a Polish-Canadian Twitch streamer and former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player. He is known for playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Blackout, Rainbow Six Siege and more recently Apex Legends.
Grzesiek started his CS:GO career with several ESEA teams, particularly Exertus and Manajuma. He was soon acquired by CompLexity Gaming as a stand-in, and signed with Cloud9 in August 2014 when CompLexity was acquired by Cloud9. He helped lead Cloud9 to 2nd place in ESL One Cologne 2017, and a first place finish at ESL pro league season 4 in 2016. On August 16, 2017, he announced that he would be stepping down from the Cloud9 team, but that he and n0thing would remain as substitutes on the 'bench'. On April 18, 2018, Grzesiek left Cloud9 and professional CS:GO entirely. He occasionally plays CS:GO with Old Guys Club. He also participated in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds "Twitch Rivals" tournament, with his duo team placing second and winning a $5,450 prize. He continues to stream full-time on Twitch.
Shroud has over 4 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
As of March 2019, Shroud is ranked 2nd on Twitch with over 5.8 million followers and 93,000 subscribers.
|2017-07-09||2nd||Premier||ESL One: Cologne 2017||0 : 3||$40,000|
|2017-06-25||3rd - 4th||Premier||Esports Championship Series Season 3 – Finals||0 : 2||$65,000|
|2017-06-11||1st||Minor||Americas Minor Championship – Kraków 2017||2 : 1||$30,000|
|2016-10-30||1st||Premier||ESL Pro League Season 4 – Finals||2 : 1||$200,000|
|2016-09-18||2nd||Premier||DreamHack Open Bucharest 2016||0 : 2||$20,000|
|2016-07-21||5 - 8th||Premier||ELEAGUE Season 1||1 : 2||$50,000|
|2016-06-25||5 - 6th||Premier||Esports Championship Series Season 1 – Finals||0 : 2||$65,000|
|2015-11-15||1st||Premier||iBUYPOWER Cup||2 : 1||$65,000|
|2015-07-05||2nd||Premier||ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 – Finals||1 : 3||$60,000|
|2015-06-22||1st||Premier||ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 – North America||19/3||Grp. S.||$18,000|
- "Shroud reveals LAN exploit involving crowd noise". Dot Esports. 2017-06-06. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
- Bishop, Sam. "Cloud9's Shroud says players can exploit crowd noise at LANs - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive". Game reactor UK. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
- "JasonR: 'The CS:GO pro scene is a big bubble'". Dot Esports. 2017-06-20. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
- "The Thorin Treatment: Shroud will still try". Dot Esports. 2017-05-29. Retrieved 2017-06-23.
- Vitale, Anthony. "Cloud9 Decimate Expectations in London". RealSport. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
- "shroud". Liquipedia Counter-Strike Wiki. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
- "RUSH and tarik join Cloud9; n0thing and shroud benched". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
- "Shroud officially retires from competitive CS:GO, leaves Cloud9". Dot Esports. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
- "'PUBG' August Twitch Rivals Results - Who Won the Duos Tournament?". Newsweek. Retrieved 2018-08-31.
- "shroud - Played Games". TwitchTracker. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
- "Shroud". Retrieved 2018-09-28 – via YouTube.
- "shroud's Twitch Stats Summary Profile". Social Blade.