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Spillerinformasjon
Navn: Kristoffer Marthinsen
Lag: Team Dignitas
Rase: Zerg
Alternative IDs: inFi.TargA
Land: Norway Norge
Født: April 15, 1990 (1990-04-15) (age 27)
Twitter: TargA01
Historie
Mindfreak eSports, teamagile

Kristoffer "TargA" Marthinsen is a Norwegian Zerg player who currently plays for Team Dignitas [1]. He mainly competed in SEA tournaments, but also competed in the IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev. in September 2012 TargA moved back to Europe to focus on his pro gaming career. TargA is also a member of the social clan Team inFinity

Biography

TargA is currently studying in Australia and he's a former WarCraft III player. He had strong placings in Norwegian tournaments and LANs, he also qualified for IeSF Grand Final 2010 in Daegu, South Korea. [2]. TargA previously joined Team inFinity on March 26th 2011 [3], however switched teams to Mindfreak eSports on April 11th 2012 [4]. As of November 6th 2012 Mindfreak has ceased support for their PC titles, citing a "Focus on console gaming". [5]

Career

After completing his tenure as a moderately successful WarCraft III player, TargA began competing on the European ladder in Wings of Liberty, taking down such names as Revenant and Deneb.

TargA would place well in future ESL tournament on SEA, once defeating mOOnGLaDe of Australia 3-2. TargA also placed well in a couple of SC2SEA Community opens, and was a grandmaster on NA, one of few SEA players to achieve that rank at the time.

After a surprising run through the NASL 2 Semi Open, TargA managed to qualify for the third season of the NASL.

IGN ProLeague

IPL Season 4

From October 27th to October 28th, 2011, TargA participated in the IPL 4 Australian Qualifiers. To start off the tournament, TargA was placed in Group A. After advancing through his group with a score of 3-1, TargA advanced in to the playoffs. In the playoffs, TargA was able to defeat iaguz, SenSei, and deth and then ended up facing Rossi. He wasn't able to advance in to the finals after losing to Rossi by a score of 0-2 and fell to the losers' bracket match against YoonYJ. TargA defeated YoonYJ by a score of 2-0 and advanced in to the finals at a shot for revenge. However, in the finals, TargA wasn't able to defeat Rossi and lost to him again by a score of 1-2/1-2 and had to settle for second place.

World Championship Series

2012 WCS Norway Nationals

On July 28th, 2012, TargA participated in the World Championship Series: Norway Nationals. TargA defeated KarateKyle and fubb before he lost to Seriously and fell in to the losers bracket. In the losers bracket, TargA took out CheesyJunk and Snute before falling to Noticimus by a score of 1-2 and took 3rd place.

DreamHack Open Valencia

In the weekend of the 25th and 26th of September, TargA participated in the DreamHack Open: Valencia where he beat ForGG and ended his first group stage without a single map dropped. In Group Stage #2 he ended up in a tough group with VortiX, Socke and Adelscott. In this group he only lost to Socke and thus ended 1st in his group.

The playoffs were where TargA surprised everyone. After taking down fan favourite LucifroN and HerO he then had to take on TaeJa in the semifinals and lost to him by a score of 2-0.


SpillExpo 2012

In the first weekend of December 2012, TargA arrived at SpillExpo 2012 where he was to compete in both a Norwegian National Championship and the SpillExpo Invitational 2012. Having a great run this weekend, getting first place in both tournaments. Beating both Picon small.png Eiki and Zicon small.png Icho in the Norwegian Championship. Then later on beating the 2012 World Championship Series: Norway Nationals champion Picon small.png Noticimus and the Swedish Mal:Team/team dignitas player Picon small.png Bischu in the invitational tournament, bringing home two victories in on the same day.

Trivia

Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2012-09-23 DreamHack A33 - 4th 2012 DreamHack Open: Valencia 0 : 2 Ticon small.png TaeJa $3,000
Complete Results in any Tournament

Interviews

External links

References

  1. TargA joins Team Dignitas
  2. IeSF 2010 info
  3. InFinity welcomes TargA
  4. [1]
  5. "Mindfreak has ceased support for their PC titles"
  6. SC2SEA interview
  7. "Mindfreak Esports TargA moves into MoW". 9 September 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.


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