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|Owner||Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk|
Tempo Storm is an American eSports professional video game team that has teams competing in Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, fighting games, FIFA, Overwatch, League of Legends and Vainglory.
- 1 Reynad
- 2 Hearthstone
- 3 Heroes of the Storm
- 4 League of Legends
- 5 Counter-Strike
- 6 Fighting Games
- 7 Overwatch
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk (born January 27, 1992) is the owner and founder of Tempo Storm. Yanyuk has placed top 4 in Dreamhack and won multiple online tournaments such as Battle of the Best. When he is not competing, he is often seen streaming on Twitch.tv and working on Tempo Storm.
On May 5, 2015, Tempo Storm added Johnnie "Ratsmah" Lee, a Hearthstone arena specialist to the roster.
On October 14, 2016, Victor "VLPS" Lopez joined the team.
Heroes of the Storm
On June 2, 2015, Tempo Storm's Heroes of the Storm team swept Cloud9 Maelstrom in WCA NA final. Tempo Storm received 7-8th at the 2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship in November. On November 9, 2015, Tempo Storm dropped Zuna and Arthelon.
On June 28, 2016, Tempo Storm ceased sponsorship of their North American Heroes of the Storm team. On July 20, 2016, Tempo Storm signed world champions Tempest, a South Korean Heroes of the Storm team. That roster disbanded on November 2, 2016 after reaching 4th place in OGN Super League Season 3 and thus failing to qualify for the Fall Global Championship at BlizzCon.
Prior to the start of the 2017 Heroes Global Circuit, Tempo Storm re-entered the North American professional scene by signing the former Astral Authority roster on January 5, 2017. This iteration of the Tempo Storm Roster went on to win 1st in the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Pro League Phase 1 for North America.
|cattlepillar||Bunk, Ben||Player (Captain, Shotcaller, Tank)||2017-01-05|
|Fan||Yang, Fan||Player (Ranged Flex)||2017-11-18|
|psalm||Chang, Harrison||Player (Ranged Flex)||2017-01-05|
|Glaurung||Fisk, Mike||Player (Melee Flex)||2017-11-18|
|Jun||Jang, Jun||Player (Support)||2017-01-05|
|Kala||Lloyd, Kurtis||Coach, Analyst, Manager||2017-01-05|
|Parkzer||Adam Parkzer||Manager, Operations||2015-09-28|
|Hide||Chin, Gyeonghwan||Player (Captain, Support)||2016-07-20|
|dami||Park, Ju Dalm||Player (All-Rounder)||2016-07-20|
|duckdeok||Kim, Kyungdeok||Player (All-Rounder)||2016-07-20|
|Hongcono||Lee, Daeheong||Player (Tank)||2016-07-20|
|Lockdown||Chin, Jaehun||Player (All-Rounder)||2016-07-20|
|OPrime||Seo, Hyeong Uk||Coach||2016-07-20|
|CauthonLuck||Bryant-Raible, Rori||Player (Ranged All-Rounder)||2017-01-05|
|Fury||Medina, Manuel||Player (Tank)||2017-01-05|
|Rally Jaffa||Jeon, Young Jae||Communications Specialist||2016-07-20|
|Parkzer||Adam Parkzer||Manager, Operations||2015-09-28|
League of Legends
In the Summer Split of the North American Challenger Series, they introduced a new roster  while keeping Diego "Quas" Ruiz and Jamie "Sheep" Gallagher.
|Quas||Diego Ruiz||Player (Top Lane)||2017-12-25|
|Sheep||Jamie Gallagher||Player (Support)||2017-12-25|
|Selfie||Marcin Wolski||Player (Mid Lane)||2017-05-16|
|Wiggily||Raymond Griffin||Player (Jungle)||2017-06-03|
|Reven||Sam Sung||Player (AD Carry)||2017-06-03|
|LS||Nick De Cesare||Coach||2017-05-16|
|Cella||Seung Pyo Hong||Coach (live-in)||2017-05-16|
On February 12, 2016 Tempo Storm picked up the Brazilian CS:GO roster of Games Academy. Four days later the newly signed team upset several top North American teams to qualify for Intel Extreme Masters Season X - Katowice. Tempo Storm won the CEVO Gfinity Season 9 Finals on May 3, 2016 where they beat Virtus.pro in the semi-finals and SK Gaming in the finals. On May 8, 2016 the team placed second at DreamHack Austin 2016, losing to fellow Brazilian team Luminosity Gaming in the finals. Tempo Storm went on to sell the roster to Immortals on June 1, 2016.
On August 11, 2017, Tempo Storm picked up two rosters. The first roster consists of former players of paiN Gaming and Luminosity Gaming The second team, named Tempo Storm SE, was formed from mainly former players of Rogue Academy.
|Alias||Name||Role||Previous team||Join date|
|innocent||Paweł Mocek||Support||Sprout Esports||May 3, 2018|
|fox||Ricardo Pacheco||AWPer, In-game leader||Team Kinguin||May 3, 2018|
|HS||Kevin Tarn||Entry fragger||OpTic Gaming||May 3, 2018|
Notable former players
|Alias||Name||Role||Join date||Leave Date||Next Team||Current Team|
|RUSH||Will Wierzba||Rifler||June 30, 2015||July 8, 2015||eLevate||Cloud9|
|autimatic||Timothy Ta||Lurker||June 30, 2015||August 11, 2015||Maximum Effort||Cloud9|
|ShahZaM||Shahzeb Khan||AWPer||May 11, 2015||August 13, 2015||Sponsorless||compLexity Gaming|
|stanislaw||Peter Jarguz||In-game leader||May 11, 2015||August 13, 2015||LunatiK eSports||compLexity Gaming|
|SHOOWTiME||Gustavo Gonçalves||Lurker||February 10, 2016||June 1, 2016||INTZ eSports||Luminosity Gaming|
|boltz||Ricardo Prass||Entry fragger||February 10, 2016||June 1, 2016||Immortals||Immortals (inactive)|
SK Gaming (on loan)
|HEN1||Henrique Teles||AWPer||February 10, 2016||June 1, 2016||Immortals||Free agent|
|LUCAS1||Lucas Teles||Support||February 10, 2016||June 1, 2016||Immortals||Free agent|
|felps||João Vasconcellos||Entry fragger||February 10, 2016||June 1, 2016||Immortals||Não Tem Como|
|peacemaker||Luis Tadeu||Coach||February 10, 2016||May 11, 2016||Team Liquid||Heroic|
|zakk||Rafael Fernandes||Coach||May 28, 2016||June 1, 2016||Immortals||Luminosity Gaming|
Tempo Storm expanded into the FGC on March 9, 2015 beginning with the sponsorship of Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzalez. On July 2, 2015, Weston "Westballz" Dennis and Jeffrey "Axe" Williamson joined Tempo Storm. On March 1, 2016 NYChrisG was released from Tempo Storm as his contract expired. Westballz left Tempo Storm to join G2 Esports on July 11, 2016. On July 14, 2016 Tempo Storm announced the signing of Johnny "S2J" Kim.
|ID||Name||Game(s)||Main character(s)||Other character(s)||Join date|
|Axe||Jeffrey Williamson||Super Smash Bros. Melee||Pikachu||Falco, Young Link||July 2, 2015|
|S2J||Johnny Kim||Super Smash Bros. Melee||Captain Falcon||Falco||July 14, 2016|
|Alex Myers||Alex Myers||Street Fighter V||Cammy||N/A||July 3, 2017|
|ID||Name||Game(s)||Main character(s)||Other character(s)||Join date||Leave date|
|NYChrisG||Christopher Gonzalez||Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Street Fighter V
|–||March 9, 2015||March 1, 2016|
|Westballz||Weston Dennis||Super Smash Bros. Melee||Falco, Fox||Captain Falcon, Donkey Kong||July 2, 2015||July 11, 2016|
Tempo Storm expanded its presence in eSports on August 17, 2016 by signing the Australian team formerly known as Untitled Spreadsheet (captained by James "Yuki" Stanton and manager Philip Pretty). Two weeks later, on August 31, Tempo Storm formed a new North American team (captained by David "NapTime" Fox and manager Shane "Dvexx" Waters) that would compete in the pro league. The North American roster was updated on May 2, 2017 and the Australian Overwatch Team was let go at the same time. Tempo Storm does not currently have any active Overwatch team.
|Australia||Yuki||James Stanton||DPS, Captain||August 17, 2016|
|Australia||Refz||Sam Rogers||Support||August 17, 2016|
|Australia||Mosh||Kyall Margitich||Tank||August 17, 2016|
|Australia||HeyKatie||Jackson Taylor||DPS||August 17, 2016|
|Australia||Termo||Jake Hickman||Tank/Flex||August 17, 2016|
The former North American team competed in the Overwatch Contenders Cup, a tournament that took place the weekend of June 3, 2017, with over 600 teams competing. Tempo Storm made it to group stages with 16 other teams including Team Liquid and Cloud9.
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- "We're excited to announce the signing of up-and-coming top Street Fighter V player @AlexMyersFGC! Welcome Alex!". Retrieved 2017-07-04.
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- "Overwatch Contenders NA Open Qualifiers top 16 teams includes FaZe, Cloud9, Immortals, CLG, and more".