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Elamite
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Background Information
Name Kyle Elam
Country of Birth USA United States
Home State Kentucky
Birthday February 25, 1988
Competitive
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Team Team Liquid
Xbox One ID
Alternate IDs ElamiteWarrior
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Team History
2005-2006 Logo std2.png Various Teams
2007-2007 TAlogo std.png FBI The Agency
2007-2009
2011-2011
Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
2010-2010 Inslogo std.png Instinct
2011-2011 Warlogo std.png Warriors
2011-2011 Logo std2.png Pure
2012-2012 Logo std2.png Shady Halo Kids
2013-2013 Rclogo std.png Reality Check
2014-2015 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming
May 2016 - Jun 2016 TLlogo std.png Team Liquid
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Kyle "Elamite" Elam, known as "ElamiteWarrior" while competing, is a retired American player, former coach and current caster. He is well known for his time on Str8 Rippin and Instinct, and for his victory at the Halo 3 US Championship, where he won $50,000. He holds the distinction of being the most successful Halo 3 player, with more tournament wins in Halo 3 than any other player (7) including the 2008 MLG National Championship.

Biography

Kyle Elam was born on February 25, 1988. He is from Florence, Kentucky. His younger brother Aaron is a professional Halo player who goes by the name of AcE.

Halo 2

ElamiteWarrior made his Professional Gaming debut, placing top 12, at MLG Las Vegas 2005. His team, Badtach, consisted of Blonde, Suffer and Strongside. In 2006, Elamite continued a consistent placing of top 8 finishes but didn't compete in the MLG Las Vegas 2006 National Championship. He joined The Agency to start the 2007 season with Mackeo, SK and Victory X. The Agency had it's highest placing at MLG Dallas 2007 finishing in 3rd place. Elamite joined Str8 Rippin for MLG Chicago 2007. Str8 Rippin consisted of Legit, Neighbor and Tsquared. This roster went on to have 7 straight top 5 finishes, including 2 victories at MLG Orlando 2007 and MLG San Diego 2008.

Halo 3

Elamite won the Halo 3 US Championship FFA Tournament for $50,000, beating out a handful of top pros. He continued his dominance on Str8 Rippin going into the 2008 season. However, after a 2nd place performance at MLG Orlando 2008, Snipedown replaced Neighbor on Str8 Rippin. ElamiteWarrior went on to win the next event at MLG Toronto 2008 and eventually the MLG Las Vegas 2008 National Championship. Elamite and Str8 Rippin continued to have a series of solid performances in 2009. His highest placing came at MLG Columbus 2009 but they fell short of a championship repeat at the MLG Orlando 2009 National Championship. In 2010, Elamite joined Instinct for the remaineder of the season. This resulted in back-to-back wins at the MLG Orlando 2010 Opener and MLG Columbus 2010. The roster featuring Cloud, Lunchbox and Roy finished the season in 3rd place, at the MLG Dallas 2010 National Championship.

Halo Reach

ElamiteWarrior started the 2011 season off with Warriors. His highest placing, 4th, came at the MLG Dallas 2011 Opener. The roster featured Robbie B, Snakebite and Strongside.

Halo 2 Anniversary

HCS Season 1

Elamite coached OpTic Gaming for the majority of HCS Season 1. OpTic's highest placing in the season was 3rd at the Iron Gaming Columbus 2014 event with a roster of Ace, Assault, ContrA and captain Flamesword.

HCS Season 2

Elamite returned to coaching in Season 2, when on May 14th, 2015, he was announced as the coach for Team Liquid's team of Ninja, Aries, Shooter and Spartan.[1]

Halo 5

While remaining Liquid's coach, Elamite returned to competing when he formed the temporary Liquid Vibe team with Ace, LegendPimps and Legit for Iron Games Daytona 2015. During the event weekend, Legit was attacked outside the venue, leaving him unable to compete for Sunday. The team recruited Clutch as a replacement and ended up finishing in the top 8.

Post-retirement

Elamite retired after Daytona 2015, eventually earning a full-time position as a caster for Halo Championship Series events alongside Tsquared.

Trivia

Team and Tournament History

Team Competition

Game End Date Event Place Team Prize Team Teammates
Halo 5 logo.png November 01, 2015 Iron Games Daytona 2015 A77 - 8th - Logo std2.png Liquid Vibe AcELegendPimpsLegitClutch
Halo 4 logo.png June 23, 2013 UMG Chicago 2013 A77 - 8th - Rclogo std.png Reality Check Suddoth1Suddoth2Absolutely
Halo 4 logo.png June 9, 2013 AGL 7 Knoxville A99 - 12th - Logo std2.png UGC Immortal ElumniteHoaxerValen
Halo reach logo.png March 25, 2012 MLG Winter Championship 2012 A55 - 6th $3,400 Logo std2.png Shady Halo Kids AcEBesT MaNHysteria
Halo reach logo.png November 20, 2011 MLG Providence Championships 2011 C424th - Logo std2.png Pure AptitudePlatinumTri
Halo reach logo.png October 16, 2011 MLG Orlando 2011 C020th - Logo std2.png Pure AptitudePlatinumTri
Halo reach logo.png August 28, 2011 MLG Raleigh 2011 C020th - Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo reach logo.png July 31, 2011 MLG Anaheim 2011 B414th - Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo reach logo.png June 5, 2011 MLG Columbus 2011 B212th - Warlogo std.png Warriors SnakeBiteRobbie BStrongSideSixten
Halo reach logo.png April 3, 2011 MLG Dallas 2011 A44th $5,600 Warlogo std.png UoR Warriors SnakeBiteRobbie BStrongSideSixten
Halo 3 logo.png November 7, 2010 MLG Dallas Championships 2010 A33rd $40,000 Inslogo std.png Instinct LunchboxRoyCloudTowey
Halo 3 logo.png October 17, 2010 MLG Washington, D.C. 2010 A66th $2,800 Inslogo std.png Instinct LunchboxRoyCloudTowey
Halo 3 logo.png August 29, 2010 MLG Raleigh 2010 A22nd $12,000 Inslogo std.png Instinct LunchboxRoyCloudTowey
Halo 3 logo.png June 6, 2010 MLG Columbus 2010 A11st $20,000 Inslogo std.png Instinct LunchboxRoyCloudTowey
Halo 3 logo.png April 18, 2010 MLG Orlando 2010 A11st $20,000 Inslogo std.png Instinct LunchboxRoyCloudTowey
Halo 3 logo.png January 10, 2010 MLG Orlando Championships 2009 A66th $14,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png November 8, 2009 MLG Anaheim 2009 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png August 30, 2009 MLG Dallas 2009 A44th $5,600 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png June 7, 2009 MLG Columbus 2009 A11st $20,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png April 5, 2009 MLG Meadowlands 2009 A44th $5,600 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png November 23, 2008 MLG Las Vegas Championships 2008 A11st $100,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png October 5, 2008 MLG Dallas 2008 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png August 24, 2008 MLG Toronto 2008 A11st $20,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitSnipedown
Halo 3 logo.png July 13, 2008 MLG Orlando 2008 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 3 logo.png June 15, 2008 MLG San Diego 2008 A11st $20,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 3 logo.png April 13, 2008 MLG Meadowlands 2008 A55th $4,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 2 logo.png November 4, 2007 MLG Canada Open 2007 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 2 logo.png October 14, 2007 MLG Las Vegas Championships 2007 A33rd $40,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 2 logo.png September 23, 2007 MLG Orlando 2007 A11st $20,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 2 logo.png August 19, 2007 MLG Chicago 2007 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin TsquaredLegitNeighbor
Halo 2 logo.png July 22, 2007 MLG Dallas 2007 A33rd $8,000 TAlogo std.png The Agency Victory XMackeoSK
Halo 2 logo.png June 10, 2007 MLG Meadowlands 2007 A44th $5,600 TAlogo std.png FBI The Agency Victory XMackeoSK
Halo 2 logo.png April 15, 2007 MLG Charlotte 2007 A33rd $8,000 TAlogo std.png FBI The Agency Victory XMackeoSK
Halo 2 logo.png October 15, 2006 MLG New York Playoffs 2006 A99th - Logo std2.png Vanity Gaming FoSsiKPisToLTriple007
Halo 2 logo.png August 27, 2006 MLG Orlando 2006 A99th - Logo std2.png Vanity Gaming FoSsiKPisToLTriple007
Halo 2 logo.png July 23, 2006 MLG Chicago 2006 A88th $1,000 Logo std2.png MoB PowerTripBev.com NitroussTriple007FoSsiK
Halo 2 logo.png June 25, 2006 MLG Anaheim 2006 A77th $1,200 Logo std2.png MoB PowerTripBev.com NitroussTriple007FoSsiK
Halo 2 logo.png May 21, 2006 MLG Dallas 2006 B717 - 24th - Logo std2.png Team Versus BoOPoisonScrub
Halo 2 logo.png April 23, 2006 MLG New York 2006 A99th - Logo std2.png MoB TwoRiversTravel.com FoSsiKNitroussTestify
Halo 2 logo.png December 18, 2005 MLG Chicago 2005 B717 - 24th - Logo std2.png SCR ScrubOGRE3NistiC
Halo 2 logo.png August 14, 2005 MLG Las Vegas 2005 A99 - 12th - Logo std2.png Badtach StrongSideBlondeSuff3r

FFA/1v1 Competition

Game End Date Event Place Prize
Halo 3 logo.png May 3, 2008 Halo 3 US Championship A11st $50,000

Coach

Game End Date Event Place Team Prize Team Teammates
Halo 2a logo.png July 26, 2015 HCS Season 2 Finals A77 - 8th $3,000 TLlogo std.png Team Liquid NinjaAriesShooterSpartan
Halo 2a logo.png June 28, 2015 HCS Indianapolis 2015 A77th $1,500 TLlogo std.png Team Liquid NinjaAriesShooterSpartan
Halo 2a logo.png February 22, 2015 Gamers For Giving 2015 A33rd $1,000 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming FlameswordAceAssaultContrA
Halo 2a logo.png January 4, 2015 UGC St. Louis 2015 A44th $550 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming FlameswordAceAriesAssault
Halo 2a logo.png December 14, 2014 Iron Games Columbus 2014 A33rd 2,000 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming FlameswordAceAriesAssault
Halo 2a logo.png November 19, 2014 ESL MCC Launch Invitational A55 - 6th $2,500 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming FlameswordAceSnipedowniGotUrPistola

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References

  1. http://www.teamliquidpro.com/news/2015/05/14/welcoming-halo-to-the-liquid-family