Str8 SicK

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Str8 SicK
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Background Information
Name Cory Sloss
Country of Birth USA United States
Home State California
Birthday October 15, 1992
Competitive
Region North America
Team Ronin
Xbox One ID
Alternate IDs SuperStr8Sick
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Team History
 ??? 2008 - ??? 2008
Mar 2017 - May 2017
CPlogo std.png Crowd Pleasers
 ??? 2009 - ??? 2009 Logo std2.png DGK
 ??? 2010 - ??? 2010 ARlogo std.png Active Rush
 ??? 2010 - ??? 2010 Amblogo std.png Ambush
 ??? 2011 - Apr 2012 FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic
Sep 2012 - ??? FNClogo std.png Fnatic
 ??? 2013 - ??? 2013 VAlogo std.png Vas'Avi Gaming
2014 - Mar 2015 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015 NBL Blogo std.png Noble Black
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Dec 2015 - April 2016
ELvlogo std.png Team eLevate
May 2015 - July 2015 ARlogo std.png Active Rush
Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance
Apr 2016 - Aug 2016 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming
Aug 2016 - Jan 2017 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance
Jan 2017 - Mar 2017 Pndalogo std.png Pnda Gaming
May 2017 - Present Ronlogo std.png Ronin
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Cory "Str8 SicK" Sloss is an American player for Ronin Esports, well known for his time with teams such as Fnatic Classic, OpTic Gaming, and Team Allegiance. In addition to his 4v4 success, he is one of the all-time greats in Halo FFA competition, with back to back MLG BIC Flex 4 FFA championship wins in 2010 and 2011.

Biography

Cory Sloss was born on October 15, 1992. He is from California.

Halo 2

Str8 Sick's first MLG event was MLG Anaheim 2006, where he placed outside of the top 32 with an unknown team.[1]

Halo 3

Str8 Sick's first documented placing came at MLG San Diego 2008 with a top 16 finish. His team, Crowd Pleasers, included Arkie, Frosty and Frywod. The same lineup would return in Orlando and place outside of the top 32. After a roster change swapping Arkie for Coldhearted, the team name was changed to Versus and they placed outside of the top 8 in Dallas. For the 2009 and 2010 seasons, Str8 Sick could not find a consistent team, and spent time on teams such as DGK, California Love, Driven By Adrenaline, a return to Crowd Pleasers, Define Rush, Relentless and Ambush. For most of these seasons, his teams placed outside the documented range, with his highest placing being 16th with Ambush at MLG Washington, D.C. 2010 with Frosty, Icevayne and SneakEBeaver.

Halo: Reach

Having failed to reach the 2010 National Championships, Str8 Sick instead competed in the MLG Dallas Reach Exhibition alongside the rest of the D.C. Ambush roster. They placed 17-24th in the exhibition tournament. Str8 Sick started out the 2011 season on Hot N Mild with Cratos, Eli and Jumpman, placing 29th in Dallas. Str8 Sick was then signed by the Fnatic esports organization and attended the next event in Columbus as a member of Fnatic GMM with Chig, Elitest and Mikwen. Though they placed only 19th, Str8 Sick gained new fans when he won the FFA competition at the event. Fnatic then retooled their Halo roster, replacing Mikwen and Elitest with Prototype, a close friend of Str8 Sick's, and Russo. The new roster competed as Fnatic Classic at MLG events. At their first event together in Anaheim, they wowed everyone with an unexpected 3rd placing. Their placings then dropped with a 6th in Raleigh and 11th in Orlando but they returned to form at the Providence National Championships, taking 4th. The Fnatic Classic squad returned at the MLG Winter Championship 2012 where they placed top 8.

Halo 4

The Fnatic squad from Halo: Reach returned for one Halo 4 event, the MLG Fall Championship 2012, where they placed a disappointing 17-24th. After MLG dropped Halo, Str8 Sick attended AGL 5 Nashville and UMG Chicago 2013 as a member of Slaughterhouse and Pure, placing top 16 each time. Str8 Sick placed 3rd at the Halo 4 Global Championship, taking home $10,000. He was undefeated in the FFA heats but lost to Ace in the 1v1 semifinals. He then attended RTX 2014 as a member of Vas’ Avi with Arkanum, Ryanoob and Shooter, where he won his first 4v4 event. He also won the FFA competition at RTX.

Halo 2: Anniversary

Str8 Sick joined Str8 Rippin and immediately placed 2nd at the ESL MCC Launch Invitational alongside Tsquared, Roy and Ryanoob. Shortly after the Launch Invitational, Str8 Rippin replaced the departing Roy and Ryanoob with Prototype and Naded for the Halo Championship Series. They placed 6th at Iron Games Columbus 2014 and 6th again at UGC St. Louis 2015 before Prototype was replaced with Legit. The new roster placed 9-12th at Gamers For Giving 2015 and 5-6th in the season finals at PAX East 2015.

On March 15, 2015, Arkanum confirmed that Noble Black had acquired Str8 Sick.[2] However, his tenure with Noble would not last into the beginning of season 2, as on March 28, Noble eSports announced that they had acquired Ninja to replace Str8 Sick[3], making Str8 Sick a free agent. Two days later on March 30, it was announced that Str8 Sick had joined eLevate.[4] After online success, eLevate went into Iron Games Atlanta 2015 with the 4th seed, but ended up finishing top 12 after losses to eXcellence and Velocity.[5] Shortly after the event, Gabriel announced the disbandment of the eLevate Halo roster, making Str8 Sick and his teammates free agents. Str8 Sick's next move was to rejoin with frequent teammate Prototype. Alongside Prototype, the duo recruited veteran players Frosty and SneakEBeaver, and reformed Active Rush.

Halo 5: Guardians

On October 25, 2015, Str8 SicK was announced as a member of upstart organization Allegiance eSports, alongside Naded, eL TowN and Goofy. His tenure with Allegiance would not last long enough to compete in a tournament however, as he was released on December 6th. Over the following weeks, Str8 Sick and Goofy formed a new team with Munoz and Nemassist. The new roster was picked up by eLevate, marking Str8 Sick's return to the organization. They eventually qualified for the HWC NA Regional Finals 2016 as the 10th seed. At Regionals, eLevate finished top 16, failing to qualify for Halo World Championship 2016.

On April 26th, Str8 SicK joined OpTic Gaming alongside MaNiaC, Naded and Ace. With Str8 SicK on board, the team failed to qualify for the Summer 2016 Pro League at the Summer Qualifier, placing 3rd in their group. OpTic finally qualified by finishing 2nd in the Last Chance Qualifier. Shortly after the LCQ, Naded left the team and was replaced by APG before the season began. The season did not go well for OpTic, with a final record of 2-12 and an 8th place finish. They managed to keep their spot in the Pro League by finishing 2nd in the Relegation tournament. Despite their qualification, Str8 Sick confirmed that he was released by OpTic on August 16. He eventually joined Elite Four alongside Ryanoob, Cloud and Aries. They finished 2nd at 2050 Chattanooga. Replacing Aries with Renegade, Elite Four competed in the Open Circuit for two weeks. Str8 SicK left Elite Four after the second week of Open Circuit action and attended HCS Orange County 2016 as a member of the MoneyMatches Ego Rangers alongside Randa, Aries and TireIron, subbing in for the absent BabyJ. They finished in the top 8. Shortly after this event, Str8 SicK found himself back on a pro team, returning to Team Allegiance, this time alongside ContrA, PreDevoNatoR and Falcated. The 8th place Allegiances' 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.

During the offseason, Str8 SicK joined a new team alongside Cratos, Naded and Nemassist. In a controversial "business decision", Cratos and Enigma6 manager Showtime managed to acquire the Enigma6 pro seed despite only one player and the manager being carried forward. On January 16th, the team was signed by Pnda Gaming. The roster's first event together was UGC St. Louis 2017, where they finished in the top 12 after losses to SetToDestroyX and Luminosity Gaming. Following UGC, Pnda replaced Nemassist with Danoxide. At ME Las Vegas 2017, a rejuvenated Pnda showed up, taking out Team Allegiance in a dramatic series to qualify for Halo World Championship 2017 and ultimately finishing 4th overall after another win over Str8 Rippin followed by a loss to Team EnVyUs. On March 13th, Pnda announced the release of its Halo roster. Cratos confirmed that they would be competing as Crowd Pleasers moving forward. The following day, it was announced that Crowd Pleasers would be sponsored by MoneyMatches for Worlds and attending as TMMT Crowd Pleasers. At Worlds, Crowd Pleasers were placed in a group alongside reigning champions OpTic Gaming and 2nd-ranked EU squad Supremacy. CP were able to defeat Supremacy 3-1, but were swept by OpTic for a 2nd place finish in the group. In their first match of the Championship Bracket, CP were defeated 4-3 in a very close match against Str8 Rippin. Looking to go on a Losers' Bracket run, they defeated London Conspiracy 4-1 to clinch top 8, but could not get past Team EnVyUs, who swept them 4-0 and sent them home with a top 8 finish.

After Worlds, Crowd Pleasers made changes as Naded and Danoxide left and were replaced by Spartan and Suspector. The team was then acquired by Ronin Esports. At UMG Daytona, Ronin finished 4th in its pool. After a win over Wise Gaming, they were swept by Team EnVyUs and sent to Losers, where they beat DoZe Esports before being eliminated by Str8 Rippin for a top 8 finish.

Trivia

Team and Tournament History

Team Competition

Game End Date Event Place Team Prize Team Teammates (Coach)
Halo 5 logo.png May 14, 2017 UMG Daytona 2017 A77 - 8th $4,000 Ronlogo std.png Ronin CratosSpartanSuspectorShowTime
Halo 5 logo.png March 26, 2017 Halo World Championship 2017 A77 - 8th $20,000 CPlogo std.png TMMT Crowd Pleasers NadedCratosDanoxideShowTime
Halo 5 logo.png March 05, 2017 ME Las Vegas 2017 A44th $4,000 Pndalogo std.png Pnda Gaming NadedCratosDanoxideShowTime
Halo 5 logo.png January 22, 2017 UGC St. Louis 2017 A99 - 12th - Pndalogo std.png Pnda Gaming NadedCratosNemassistShowTime
Halo 5 logo.png December 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Relegation A22nd I1Q ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrACoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 20, 2016 HCS Las Vegas 2016 A33rd $4,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrACoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Season A88th $6,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrA
Halo 5 logo.png October 9, 2016 HCS Orange County 2016 A88th $500 Logo std2.png MoneyMatches Ego Rangers AriesTireIronRanda
Halo 5 logo.png September 4, 2016 2050 Chattanooga 2016 A22nd $2,000 Logo std2.png Elite Four AriesCloudRyaNoob
Halo 5 logo.png December 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Relegation A22nd I1Q ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrACoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 20, 2016 HCS Las Vegas 2016 A33rd $4,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrACoach Phil
Halo 5 logo.png November 10, 2016 HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Season A88th $6,000 ALGlogo std.png Team Allegiance PreDevoNatoRFalcatedContrA
Halo 5 logo.png July 30, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 Relegation A22nd I1Q OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming MaNiaCaPGAcEFlamesworD
Halo 5 logo.png July 15, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 Season A88th $6,000 OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming MaNiaCaPGAcE
Halo 5 logo.png May 22, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 LCQ A22nd I1Q OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming NadedMaNiaCAcE
Halo 5 logo.png May 8, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 Qualifier - Group A A33rd I1NQ OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming NadedMaNiaCAcEFlamesworD
Halo 5 logo.png April 30, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 OIQ - Group C A11st I1Q OGlogo std.png OpTic Gaming NadedMaNiaCAcEFlamesworD
Halo 5 logo.png February 21, 2016 HaloWC 2016 - NA Regional Finals A99 - 16th I1NQ ELvlogo std.png Team eLevate GoofyNemassistMunozSixten
Halo 2a logo.png April 19, 2015 Iron Games Atlanta 2015 A99 - 12th - ELvlogo std.png Team eLevate GabrielMuNoZShooter
Halo 2a logo.png March 8, 2015 HCS Season 1 Finals A55 - 6th $4,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin NadedLegitTsquaredLammie
Halo 2a logo.png February 22, 2015 Gamers For Giving 2015 A99 - 12th - Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin NadedLegitTsquaredLammie
Halo 2a logo.png January 4, 2015 UGC St. Louis 2015 A66th $550 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin NadedPrototypeTsquaredLammie
Halo 2a logo.png December 14, 2014 Iron Games Columbus 2014 A66th - Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin NadedPrototypeTsquaredLammie
Halo 2a logo.png November 8, 2014 ESL MCC Launch Invitational 2014 A22nd $12,000 Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin RyaNoobRoyTsquaredWalshy
Halo 4 logo.png July 6, 2014 RTX 2014 A11st $10,000 VAlogo std.png Vas'Avi Gaming RyaNoobShooterArkanumMash
Halo 4 logo.png June 23, 2013 UMG Chicago 2013 B313 - 16th - Logo std2.png G4C Pure ElumniteHunter JjxTri
Halo 4 logo.png April 14, 2013 AGL 5 Nashville B313 - 16th - Logo std2.png Slaughterhouse AriesFrostyRegicide
Halo 4 logo.png November 2, 2012 MLG Fall Championship 2012 B717 - 24th - FNClogo std.png Fnatic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png March 25, 2012 MLG Winter Championship 2012 A77 - 8th $1,800 FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png November 20, 2011 MLG Providence Championships 2011 A44th $28,000 FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png October 16, 2011 MLG Orlando 2011 B111th - FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png August 28, 2011 MLG Raleigh 2011 A66th $2,800 FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png July 31, 2011 MLG Anaheim 2011 A33rd $8,000 FNClogo std.png Fnatic Classic ChigRussoPrototype
Halo reach logo.png June 5, 2011 MLG Columbus 2011 B919th - FNClogo std.png Fnatic GMM ChigElitestMikwen
Halo reach logo.png April 3, 2011 MLG Dallas 2011 C828th - Logo std2.png hOt N MiLD JumpmanCratosEli
Halo reach logo.png November 7, 2011 MLG Dallas Championships 2010 B717 - 24th - Amblogo std.png Ambush SneakEBeaverFrostyIcevayne
Halo 3 logo.png October 15, 2010 MLG Washington, D.C. 2010 B616th I1NQ Amblogo std.png vVv Ambush SneakEBeaverFrostyIceVayne
Halo 3 logo.png August 29, 2010 MLG Raleigh 2010 C323rd - Logo std2.png Relentless EliGuN ShoTSneakEBeaver
Halo 3 logo.png July 25, 2010 MLG Denver Combine 2010 A22nd - CPlogo std.png Crowd Pleasers CratosFrywodJumpman
Halo 3 logo.png June 6, 2010 MLG Columbus 2010 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Define Rush Chaos ProHunter JjxScarVayn3
Halo 3 logo.png April 18, 2010 MLG Orlando 2010 B919th - CPlogo std.png Crowd Pleasers PrettyBoySneakEBeaverMonix
Halo 3 logo.png January 10, 2010 MLG Orlando Championships 2009 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Driven by Adrenaline NightmarePhatholeSpeeD
Halo 3 logo.png November 8, 2009 MLG Anaheim 2009 C929th - Logo std2.png Driven by Adrenaline ColdHrTedMadmaxSpeeD
Halo 3 logo.png August 30, 2009 MLG Dallas 2009 C525th - Logo std2.png California Love FrostySaiSeverince
Halo 3 logo.png June 7, 2009 MLG Columbus 2009 C121st - Logo std2.png AMP North of 49 Alpha XFactorFearrisFrywod
Halo 3 logo.png April 5, 2009 MLG Meadowlands 2009 C121st - Logo std2.png DGK AcidFearrisFrywod
Halo 3 logo.png October 5, 2008 MLG Dallas 2008 B5< 15th I1NQ Logo std2.png Versus ColdHrTedFrostyFrywod
Halo 3 logo.png July 13, 2008 MLG Orlando 2008 D2< 32nd - CPlogo std.png Crowd Pleasers ArkieFrostyFrywod
Halo 3 logo.png June 15, 2008 MLG San Diego 2008 B616th - CPlogo std.png Crowd Pleasers ArkieFrostyFrywod
Halo 3 logo.png April 13, 2008 MLG Meadowlands 2008 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Rise Against ToXsiKBigTimerMaNiaC
Halo 2 logo.png October 14, 2007 MLG Las Vegas Championships 2007 B5< 15th - Logo std2.png Made You Look iChriS4o8turbinepwnsLbShoWTim3
Halo 2 logo.png July 22, 2007 MLG Dallas 2007 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png OverTime Ghost AttackKonShiElectriK
Halo 2 logo.png June 25, 2006 MLG Anaheim 2006 D2< 32nd - Logo std2.png Skill Productions.com LuNaTiCPhReAkG0tEN

FFA/1v1 Competition

Game End Date Event Place Prize
Halo 5 logo.png May 14, 2017 UMG Daytona 2017 A66th $200
Halo 4 logo.png July 6, 2014 RTX 2014 A11st $5,000
Halo 4 logo.png September 1, 2013 Halo 4 Global Championship A33rd $10,000
Halo reach logo.png November 20, 2011 MLG Providence Championships 2011 A11st $4,000
Halo reach logo.png June 5, 2011 MLG Columbus 2011 A11st I1Q
Halo 3 logo.png November 7, 2011 MLG Dallas Championships 2010 A11st $2,500
Halo 3 logo.png April 18, 2010 MLG Orlando 2010 A11st I1Q

External Content

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References

  1. http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/mlg-interviews-str8-sick-winner-of-the-columbus-bic-flex4-live-ffa
  2. https://twitter.com/Noble_Arkanum/status/577293509532712961
  3. https://twitter.com/NobleProGaming/status/581982401309605888
  4. http://elevate.gg/articles/news/general/94/cory-str8sick-sloss-joins-elevate-halo
  5. http://challonge.com/ighcsatl


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