Winterfox

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Winterfox
Winterfox logo.jpg
Short name WFX
Divisions League of Legends, Street Fighter, Halo, Counter-Strike
Founded 2015
Location Chicago (CS:GO)

Winterfox (abbreviated WFX) is an eSports organization with teams competing in Counter-Strike, Street Fighter, and Halo. The team was founded after the Evil Geniuses LoL team was spun-off from the organization following the creation of a new sponsorship rule for the League of Legends Championship Series, and the team later expanded into other games.[1] Winterfox signed Super Smash Bros. Melee Sheik player DaJuan "Shroomed" Jefferson McDaniel on July 16, 2015.[2] The Winterfox Halo team competes in the Halo Championship Series. Winterfox signed fighting games player Gustavo "801 Strider" Romero to the team on July 15, 2015.[3] In November 2015 Winterfox's CSGO team moved to SteelSeries's headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.[4] The Winterfox LoL team competed in the North American League of Legends Championship Series in for the 2015 Spring NA LCS split before being relegated and eventually disbanding.

Roster[edit]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

  • Alexander "LeX" Deily
  • Kyle "flowsicK" Mendez
  • Todd "anger" Williams
  • David "Xp3" Garrido
  • Vilen "xtrm"Gaifejian
  • Warren "hades" Rettich[5]

Former[edit]

  • Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi
  • Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg
  • Derek "desi" Branchen
  • Lucas "TPPFrost" Leibforth

Halo[edit]

  • Dilon "Randa" Rand
  • Ryan "Ryanoob" Geddess
  • Ryan "Shooter" Sondhi
  • Thomas "Domey" Loffredo
  • Jay "rekt 'em" LeSlaye

Street Fighter V[edit]

  • Gustavo "801 Strider" Romero [6]
  • Miky "XsK_Samurai" Chea[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lingle, Samuel (January 7, 2015). "Meet Winterfox, the team formerly known as Evil Geniuses". The Daily Dot. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ Wolf, Jacob; Hathaway, Michael (July 16, 2015). "Winterfox signs Shroomed". Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Gonzales, Dennis (July 15, 2015). "Winterfox forays into Ultra Street Fighter 4, picks up 801 Strider". TheScore eSports. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ Iwaniuk, Phil (November 6, 2015). "SteelSeries have moved an e-sports team into their HQ, and don't Winterfox look thrilled about it". PCGamesN. Network N. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ "hades joins Winterfox". Twitter. Retrieved 18 April 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Martin, Michael. "Winterfox releases Street Fighter V pros 801 Strider and Samurai". Yahoo esports. Retrieved 2017-05-13. 

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