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ContrA
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Background Information
Name Cody Szczodrowski
Country of Birth USA United States
Home State Michigan
Birthday ,
Competitive
Region North America
Team Oxygen Supremacy
Xbox One ID ContrV
Alternate IDs Lil Talent
Nycek
CNycek
Esportsearnings Profile
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Team History
2014-2014 Rclogo std.png Reality Check
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Dec 2015 - Jan 2015 NBL Blogo std.png Noble Black
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015 TRlogo std.png Team Randa
Apr 2015 WFXlogo std.png Winterfox
May 2015 - Jan 2016 NBLlogo std.png Noble eSports
Jan 2016 - Apr 2016 DNLlogo std.png Denial eSports
Apr 2016 - Jan 2017 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance
Oct 2016 TMMTlogo std.png The MoneyMatches Team
Jan 2017 - May 2017 EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses
May 2017 - May 2017 TBDlogo std.png TBD
May 2017 - Present Oxylogo std.png Oxygen Supremacy
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Cody "ContrA" Szczodrowski is an American player for Oxygen Supremacy. He is well known for his time with teams such as Denial eSports , OpTic Gaming , and Team Allegiance. He has played under various pseudonyms, including LiL TalenT, Nycek and more.

Biography

Halo 2: Anniversary

ContrA started off HCS Season 1 as a member of Reality Check with Suddoth1, Suddoth2 and PreDevoNator. They placed 7th at Iron Games Columbus 2014. ContrA then left Reality Check and joined Noble Black with Arkanum, Blaze and Randa for UGC St. Louis 2015, placing top 12. He then left the team to join OpTic Gaming with Flamesword, Ace and Assault. With ContrA on board, OpTic placed 2nd in HCS Cups #6 and #7 and 3rd at Gamers For Giving 2015. In the season finals at PAX East 2015, Contra and OpTic placed 7-8th.

Contra was dropped from OpTic shortly after the finals, and on March 18, Randa announced that he was teaming with Naded, Ryanoob and Contra.[1] They went under the name of Team Randa for the preseason, where they won the first Preseason Cup and placed top 6 in the second one, earning the #1 seed going into Iron Games Atlanta 2015. It was then announced that the roster had been acquired by esports organization Winterfox for HCS season 2.[2] In Atlanta, Winterfox finished in 4th place, being eliminated by Cloud9.[3] On April 29th, Winterfox announced that they were parting ways with Contra and that he was taking a break from competitive Halo.[4] On May 18th, Contra's break from Halo ended, as it was announced that he was returning to Noble eSports to team with Cratos, Suspector and LifeStyle.[5] Despite finishing in the top 8 at HCS Indianapolis, Contra and Noble were unable to earn enough HCS points to qualify for the HCS Season 2 Finals.

Halo 5: Guardians

On November 27, 2015, Noble eSports announced their new roster of ContrA, Rayne, Penguin and FilthyG.[6] FilthyG was soon replaced by Contra's frequent teammate PreDevoNatoR. After one tournament with Noble, Contra and Devon left to form Disobey. Eventually, the Disobey roster consisted of Contra, Devon, bubudubu and Huke, and was picked up by Denial eSports and qualified for the HWC NA Regional Finals as the 11th seed. At Regionals, Denial upset 6th seeded, Team EnVyUs, 4th seeded Team Liquid and 1st seeded Team Allegiance, making it all the way to the finals before losing a 4-2 series to Counter Logic Gaming and finishing 2nd. It was Contra's (and his teammates') first major event grand final. Denial qualified for Halo World Championship 2016 through their performance.

On April 22nd 2016, it was announced that ContrA and Devon were leaving Denial to join Goofy and Ryanoob and form the new Team Allegiance roster. The team successfully qualified for the Summer 2016 Pro League at the Summer Qualifier, placing 2nd in their group. After posting an unimpressive 1-5 record over the first three weeks, Allegiance replaced Goofy with Heinz. Though Heinz helped improve the team's standing, they were unable to close the deficit, and ended up finishing 6th, just enough to qualify for the Fall Season but not enough to qualify for the Summer Finals.

Allegiance made changes in the offseason, replacing Heinz and RyaNoob with Falcated and Shooter. After a poor start to the season, Shooter made the untimely decision to leave the team, leaving Allegiance unable to attend HCS Orange County 2016. ContrA instead opted to attend with AcE, BxbyJ and Renegade as The MoneyMatches Team. They finished in the top 6. Allegiance then finalized its roster, picking up Str8 SicK from the Open Circuit. Their fortunes did not improve, as they ultimately finished in 8th place with a 3-11 record, facing Relegation. At HCS Las Vegas 2016, a different Team Allegiance showed up, defeating multiple pro teams and finishing 3rd overall. At Relegation, Allegiance lost to Enigma6 Group but were able to defeat The MoneyMatches Team and 3sUP to save their spot.

On December 14th, 2016, ContrA announced via Twitter that he is longer a part of Team Allegiance, stating that he was in the middle of "filing the release paperwork". Less than a month later, ContrA joined Evil Geniuses alongside Roy, Lunchbox and PreDevoNatoR. The new roster's first event together was UGC St. Louis 2017, and they went into the event with high expectations due to their combined LAN pedigree. Unfortunately for EG, they were knocked out of the event by Inconceivable and eventual runners-up Team Liquid, finishing in the top 6. A few weeks later, EG made the decision to drop PreDevoNatoR and promote the recently retired OGRE2 from analyst to player. The new roster's first event together was ME Las Vegas 2017, where they finished in the top 12 after losses to Team CryptiK and Splyce. With one more chance to qualify for Worlds in the form of the Last Chance Qualifier, EG finished 3rd, again bowing out after losses to CryptiK and Splyce.

During the offseason, ContrA parted ways with Evil Geniuses and joined TBD alongside RyaNoob, DasTroyed and Nemassist. The roster was acquired by Oxygen Supremacy shortly after forming. At UMG Daytona, Oxygen Supremacy went undefeated in the Open Bracket and made a splash early in the Championship Bracket, sweeping Luminosity Gaming and taking out Str8 Rippin in 4 games. In the Winners Semifinals, they narrowly lost to Team EnVyUs in 5 games before being eliminated by Splyce in the Losers Bracket for a top 6 finish.

Trivia

Team and Tournament History

Game End Date Event Place Team Prize Team Teammates (Coach)
Halo 5 logo.png May 20, 2017 HCS Pro League - Summer 2017 LCQ A22nd I1NQ Oxylogo std.png Oxygen Supremacy RyaNoobDasTroyedNemassist
Halo 5 logo.png March 5, 2017 UMG Daytona 2017 A55 - 6th $5,000 Oxylogo std.png Oxygen Supremacy RyaNoobDasTroyedNemassistMash
Halo 5 logo.png March 12, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA LCQ A33rd I1NQ EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses RoyLunchboxOGRE2Towey
Halo 5 logo.png March 5, 2017 ME Las Vegas 2017 A99 - 12th I1NQ EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses RoyLunchboxOGRE2Towey
Halo 5 logo.png January 22, 2017 UGC St. Louis 2017 A55 - 6th $3,000 EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses PreDevoNatoRRoyLunchboxTowey
Halo 5 logo.png December 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Relegation A22nd I1Q ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedStr8 SicKCoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 20, 2016 ME Las Vegas 2016 A33rd $4,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedStr8 SicKCoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Season A88th $6,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedStr8 SicK
Halo 5 logo.png October 9, 2016 HCS Orange County 2016 A55 - 6th $500 TMMTlogo std.png The MoneyMatches Team AcERenegadeBxbyJ
Halo 5 logo.png July 15, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 Season A66th $8,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRRyaNoobHeinz
Halo 5 logo.png May 8, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 Qualifier - Group B A11st I1Q ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRGoofyRyaNoobCoach PhiL
Halo 5 logo.png March 20, 2016 Halo World Championship 2016 A33 - 4th $250,000 DNLlogo std.png Denial eSports Hukebubu dubuPreDevoNatoRElumnite
Halo 5 logo.png February 21, 2016 HaloWC 2016 - NA Regional Finals A22nd $10,000 DNLlogo std.png Denial eSports bubu dubuPreDevoNatoRHukeElumnite
Halo 2a logo.png June 28, 2015 PGL Indianapolis 2015 A88th $1,000 NBLlogo std.png Noble eSports SuspectorCratosLifeStyle
Halo 2a logo.png April 19, 2015 Iron Games Atlanta 2015 A44th $2,400 WFXlogo std.png Winterfox NadedRandaRyanoobBrutus
Halo 2a logo.png March 8, 2015 HCS Season 1 Finals A77 - 8th $2,000 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming AceAssaultFlameswordJoe Fries
Halo 2a logo.png February 22, 2015 Gamers For Giving 2015 A33rd $1,000 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming AceAssaultFlameswordElamite
Halo 2a logo.png January 4, 2015 UGC St. Louis 2015 A99 - 12th $200 NBL Blogo std.png Noble Black ArkanumBlazeRandaBrutus
Halo 2a logo.png December 14, 2014 Iron Games Columbus 2014 A77th - Rclogo std.png Reality Check Suddoth1Suddoth2PreDevoNator
Halo 4 logo.png July 6, 2014 RTX 2014 A44th $500 Logo std2.png Prometheans BlazeBLaZe XSPreDevoNator
Halo 4 logo.png February 9, 2014 Gamers For Giving 2014 A22nd $500 Logo std2.png Legendary LethulKuthroatMikwen
Halo reach logo.png October 7, 2012 AGL 2 Columbus X? - Logo std2.png VwS Bible Fault LineWinntuRXrossfade
Halo reach logo.png March 25, 2012 MLG Winter Championship 2012 D333 - 48th - Logo std2.png Paragon PharyeoniKULEXRage
Halo reach logo.png October 16, 2011 MLG Orlando 2011 D333 - 48th - Logo std2.png Melon Poppers sHoWtiMe_SoGoodKrewNitkiN
Halo 2 logo.png September 23, 2007 MLG Orlando 2007 D232nd - Logo std2.png Melon Poppers Ms BarettaBeastishRyanDaNinjA
Halo 2 logo.png August 19, 2007 MLG Chicago 2007 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Set The Stage RooDicUloUsVelliChan
Halo 2 logo.png June 10, 2007 MLG Meadowlands 2007 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Perfect Flaw SiCkTeNTiAlUHLEETAngeLo
Halo 2 logo.png April 15, 2007 MLG Charlotte 2007 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png En Credible FugoMr PhonixNoVaNaToR

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References

  1. http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sl9j1u
  2. https://twitter.com/Winterfoxgg/status/589080550117277696
  3. http://challonge.com/ighcsatl
  4. https://www.facebook.com/winterfoxgg/posts/994254263919356
  5. https://twitter.com/CntrA/status/600455608312135680
  6. http://noble.gg/noble-halo-team-announced/


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