Former eU Cadet TurnUp2ez clutches insane 1v4 vs 100 Thieves roster - Dexerto
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Former eU Cadet TurnUp2ez clutches insane 1v4 vs 100 Thieves roster

Published: 21/Oct/2018 16:02 Updated: 21/Oct/2018 16:03

by Calum Patterson


100 Thieves found themselves in with a 4 man advantage in the final round of an SnD match, but fell to a ridiculous 1v4 from former eUnited cadet Joe ‘TurnUp2ez’ Sicre.

It is possibly the best SnD clutch we have seen so far in the early stages of Black Ops 4 involving a professional team, following 100 Thieves’ own SlasheR’s 1v4 vs the rumored G2 roster.

During a $2,500 5v5 tournament, 100 Thieves came up against a team of top SnD players in round 5 and had already lost the first map in the best of three, before taking the next to a round 11.

TurnUp2eZ, now a free agent heading into the Black Ops 4 season, previously signed to the eUnited Cadets roster in November 2017, alongside other upcoming players Chris ‘Simp’ Lehr, Inder ‘iLLeY’ Dhaliwal and ‘Cellium’.

Now 18, TurnUp2ez is eligible to play on a professional roster, and so has split off from the Cadet’s in hopes of being recruited by a full time 5v5 roster for the upcoming season.

And he will certainly have turned a few heads with this incredible 1v4 clutch. Stuck in top control on Summit with only a Sniper and Pistol, he takes out three, one with a slick quickscope, before finding the final kill to take the map 6-5.

Watching the play from 100 Thieves’ perspective, via Sam ‘Octane’ Larew’s stream, you can see how quickly TurnUp2ez took out the team in top control, before they could even realize what had happened.

The sniper shot on to Maurice ‘Fero’ Henriquez left Octane in the 1v1, pistol vs pistol, which TurnUp2ez played well, coming up behind him on the bomb and giving the former OpTic and Luminosity player no chance.

TurnUp2ez has not been announced as part of an official roster yet, but with over a month until the first event of the season, there is plenty of time for a squad to see his potential and pick him up. 

Other members of the eU Cadets are also expected to have offers waiting when they turn 18, with ‘Simp’ next up, turning 18 in February 2019.

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Nadeshot’s 2011 Tweet about quitting McDonald’s goes viral again

Published: 31/Oct/2020 12:33 Updated: 31/Oct/2020 12:40

by Joe Craven


A historic tweet from Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag, 100 Thieves founder and ex-Call of Duty professional, has resurfaced, showing the future esports star questioning whether he should quit his job at McDonalds. 

The story of Nadeshot’s rise to esports royalty is well known, with the 100 Thieves owner originally making a name for himself as an OpTic Gaming Call of Duty player. Alongside Scump, he became one of the world’s best known CoD players, renowned for his talent and inherently likeable personality on camera.

His time as a CoD player peaked with a Gold Medal at the X Games back in Call of Duty Ghosts, stealing the crown from under the noses of Team Kaliber after a memorable win over Evil Geniuses in the semi-final. But, his success out of game is also crucial, as content creation is the main reason he stood out among other pro players.

A controversial split from OpTic Gaming after Advanced Warfare struggles signalled the end of Nadeshot’s time as a professional CoD player, but his involvement in the esports scene remains as strong as ever.

Nadeshot playing for OpTic Gaming
Nadeshot played Call of Duty for OpTic Gaming.

The founder of 100 Thieves, Nadeshot’s organization currently compete in League of Legends and Valorant. Sources have also indicated to Dexerto that they will soon enter the Call of Duty League, buying Los Angeles OpTic’s slot in the league.

However, reminders of where Nadeshot has come from are frequent, with a 2011 Tweet resurfacing amid attention from big esports names. The Tweet, dated March 27, 2011, sees Nadeshot flirting with the idea of quitting his job at McDonalds.

“Who wants to see me quit McDonalds within this next week or two?!” it reads, representing what a big move his resignation was at the time of the tweet. At this time, he was competing in Call of Duty, and his YouTube/streaming career was just taking off.

Nade himself quoted his tweet with a Ferris Bueller reference, saying how fast life moves:

After the Tweet caught traction on October 30, new replies reflect just how far Nade has come, with H3CZ joking that he’s “got a house” for him to live in. The throwback will be nostalgic for many, as Nadeshot’s time on OpTic Gaming approaches a decade old.

Daniel ‘KEEMSTAR’ Keem responded, joking that it was worth sticking it out at McDonalds because they’re set to raise the national minimum wage. Regardless, we’re sure owning 100 Thieves is a more lucrative career.

Two-time CoD World Champion JKap also got involved, joking that leaving McDonalds would be “risky” for Nadeshot. It was certainly a risk, but it’s paid off 1000 times over.

Away from big names, many people were quick to comment on how inspirational they found Nadeshot’s rise, targeting similar rises of their own.

One Twitter user said “Follow your dreams. This man is living proof”, while another said: “This is my goal, friends. Soon. Promise.”

Nadeshot’s prominence in the world of esports is testament to his attitude and talent, complemented by a serious amount of hard work. We look forward to hearing similarly inspirational stories from the next generation of esports icons.