Levi Harrison is a professional gamer from Canada. He is known for his aggressive playstyle, which often results in him being called “The Canadian Death Machine”. His most famous game is Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). He was formerly part of Team SoloMid before joining compLexity Gaming.
He currently plays for compLexity Gaming’s League of Legends team. He has been with them since their inception in October 2013.
Professional Career Edit
Early Years Edit
Levi Harrison was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and grew up there. At age 13 he moved to Vancouver where he attended the University of British Columbia where he studied Computer Science. He played video games competitively for two years before deciding it wasn’t for him.
After college, he went back home to Toronto and started playing video games competitively again.
In 2012, he joined Team SoloMid as a sub for their League of Legends team. He would later move onto join compLexity Gaming in September 2013. During his time with the organization, he became well known for his aggressive play style and ability to carry games.
Joining Cloud9 and departure from compLexity Gaming (July 2014 – August 2014) Edit
In July of 2014, Cloud9 acquires Harrison as their new AD carry under the new leadership of former COO of TSM, Jean-Francois de Suremain. After joining, the team found instant success by winning four consecutive LAN events; this marked the first time any team has won four majors in a row.
Just two months later, however, de Suremain abruptly steps down from Cloud9 and sells the organization to new owners. Despite the quick changes in management, the team manages to place first at the MLG Exhibition Tournament at X Games.
On August 1st, compLexity Gaming announces the release of their entire roster and days later, on the 4th, Cloud9 announces that it has acquired the roster of Team SoloMid.
Return to compLexity Gaming (August 2014 – December 2015) Edit
On August 8th, Harrison and his teammates announce their return to compLexity Gaming.
On December 1st, after a disappointing overall performance at the World Cyber Arena and being eliminated from the first season of the Nvidia Pro/Am tournament, Cloud9 announces that they are releasing their roster and leaves the organization.
Return to compLexity Gaming (December 2015 – April 2016) Edit
On December 15th, it is announced that compLexity Gaming has acquired the roster of Cloud9 Challenger and that the team’s new name will be coL.Black.
His first event with his new team was IEM Cologne, which they won in dominant fashion. With their first place victory they qualified for IEM Katowice, which they won by beating wildcard Beția Empire 2-0.
On March 7th, it is announced that the International Esports Management (IEM) has acquired a majority stake in compLexity Gaming, with the company’s founder and CEO, Jason Katz, becoming the majority owner and taking over operational responsibilities for the organization. In addition, compLexity’s Division of Gaming founder and CEO, Jason Lake, will retain a minority stake and remain with the organization as a creative consultant.
After their IEM Katowice victory, his team failed to qualify for LCS Spring 2016 after placing third in the NACS 2016 Spring Playoffs. In April of 2016, it is announced that compLexity is releasing their League team and Harrison is seen playing for Cloud9’s challenger roster in the 2016 NA CS Summer Season.
Return to Cloud9 (April 2016 – Present) Edit
In April of 2016, it is announced that Cloud9 has purchased a professional CS:GO team with the likes of several players from the 2015 and 2016 lineups of Team SoloMid. As a result, he rejoins the organization alongside teammates, Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek and Will “RUSH” Wierzba.
His first event with his new team was the StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2, which they went out in the Group Stage. They followed that up with a semifinal finish at the Esports Arena Showdown, before finishing in last place at the Esports Championship Series NA Season 2 Finals.
In December of 2016, Cloud9 received an invitation to the ECS Season 2 Finals, which they would go on to win, beating SK Gaming 2-1 in the final. The victory was their first significant win under the C9 banner.
In January of 2017, the team wins the iBUYPOWER Winter Invitational, which featured an all-star lineup of participants from different teams. The win was the first non-invitational tournament victory for the team.
His most recent achievement was winning the 2017 ESL Pro League Season 5 – North America, which they did by going a perfect 10-0 in the round robin stage, then beating OpTic Gaming in the final.
Event Place Prize Date 2014 SLTV StarSeries IX (2015) 3rd $2,000 2015-01-09
2014-04-20 | by Lucas Aykroyd of Red Bull at ESL One Cologne 2014
2015-05-22 | by Bart Oerbekke of ESports Magazine at ESL One Katowice 2015
2016-04-30 | by Tjard Borren of Esports Magazine at ESL Pro League S3 Finals
2017-03-01 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2017-04-12 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org at ECS Season 3
2018-04-12 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org at FACEIT Major: London 2018
2018-04-27 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org at EPL S7 Finals
2018-06-10 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org at ESL One: Cologne 2018
2015-05-20 | by Sten Odileski of HLTV.org
2015-05-29 | by Sten Odileski of HLTV.org
2015-05-30 | by Sten Odileski of HLTV.org
2015-06-01 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2015-06-15 | by Sten Odileski of HLTV.org
2015-06-26 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2015-07-16 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2015-07-30 | by Sten Odileski of HLTV.org
2015-08-14 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2015-12-22 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2015-12-31 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.org
2016-04-29 | by Luis “MIRAA” Mira of HLTV.
Sources & references used in this article:
The BABAR detector by …, D Thiessen, B Camanzi, TJ Harrison… – Nuclear Instruments and …, 2002 – Elsevier
Observation of Violation in the Meson System by …, MS Zisman, PG Bright-Thomas, TJ Harrison… – Physical Review Letters, 2001 – APS
Observation of a Narrow Meson State Decaying to at a Mass of by …, AV Telnov, WA Wenzel, K Ford, TJ Harrison… – Physical review …, 2003 – APS
Solving the structure of human H ferritin by genetically engineering intermolecular crystal contacts by …, G Cesareni, CD Thomas, WV Shaw, PM Harrison – Nature, 1991 – nature.com
Measurement of the CP Asymmetry Amplitude sin 2 β with B 0 Mesons by …, VG Shelkov, AV Telnov, WA Wenzel, TJ Harrison… – Physical Review Letters, 2002 – APS
Study of time-dependent CP-violating asymmetries and flavor oscillations in neutral B decays at the by …, VG Shelkov, AV Telnov, WA Wenzel, TJ Harrison… – Physical Review D, 2002 – APS
Structure, function, and evolution of ferritins by …, PM Harrison, SJ Yewdall, P Arosio, S Levi… – Journal of inorganic …, 1992 – Elsevier
Evidence of H-and L-chains have co-operative roles in the iron-uptake mechanism of human ferritin by S Levi, SJ Yewdall, PM Harrison… – Biochemical …, 1992 – portlandpress.com