Dota2 CS:GO HearthStone

Player Profiles

The current Sinister5 teams for Dota2, CS:GO and Hearthstone, in no particular order:

Dota2

Sinister5: Valhalla 

Real name: Francois Malan

Dota 2 Username: FSM

Primarily play: Offlane

Favorite Dota 2 Hero:  Pudge

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Dota is Life

Where do you work/study: Gray Moodliar Attorneys

Why should other teams fear you:  I have never missed a hook in my life.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you:  To a point where I can play all day, every day, without starving to death

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I’m #1 SA Pub King

storm-spritReal name: Andre Kotze

Dota 2 Username: Nubbie^^

Primarily play: Carry

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Storm spirit and slark

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Gaming is the one and only

Where do you work/study: Student at UFS

Why should other teams fear you: I was trained in the mountains by monks to feel no fear and right click with the force of 8 John Cenas.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you:  I would like to go overseas at least once and compete in a international competition.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I like avocados with sugar, my record is 15 slices of pizza at an all you can eat pizza night ( goodluck trying to sleep with that full stomach). Also I can turn water into ice simply by using a freezer!!!! 

kunkkaReal name: Alexandré Burger

Dota 2 Username: F3arBender

Primarily play: Off-lane/Mid

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Kunkka

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Guitar, Anime, Manga and Breathing.

Where do you work/study: University of the Free State studying B.Sc GIS.

Why should other teams fear you: A knack for early game pickoffs and experience translate into a noticeable threat for the opposition.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you: To the upper echelon of the South African esports scene, with an eventual showing at the Internationals (a guy can dream)

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I used to do Karate and quit just before my black belt graduation due to waning interest.

Twitch TV: https://www.twitch.tv/f3arbender

Dota2Real name: Duncan Beckerling

Dota 2 Username: MrBeckerling

Primarily play: Support

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Bane, Lion

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Squash, Running

Where do you work/study: Business Analyst at Direct Axis

Why should other teams fear you:I will disrupt their plans constantly and will do anything necessary to win.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you: I hope they take me deeper into the eSports industry, where I could at some point make a career.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: Even though I am originally from Durban, I didn’t try mango’s, apricots or cherries till my early twenties.

winter wynReal name: Divan Pienaar

Dota 2 Username: Reapo

Primarily play: Support

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Winter Wyvern

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: I like gambling even though I lose money

Where do you work/study: Left my work as a graphics designer and decided to start with some dotes again.

Why should other teams fear you: I believe with the right mindset anything is possible and this is what this team got

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you: To the top with my ex school colleagues Avo and Jay Jay

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I can crush a bottle cap with my teeth

Sinister5: All Stars

Dota2Real name: Russell Tiedt

Dota 2 Username: Cloud

Primarily play: Carry , Pos 1

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Morphling ,Alchemist , Anti-Mage or Naga. (So hard to choose)

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: (Basically nothing, there’s reasons why I`m a decent Dota player)

Where do you work/study:? Bloemfontein Highschool , in Bloemfontein

Why should other teams fear you: I excel at farming as a carry, to be a good carry you would need to know where to farm , but aswell I`m good at shutting down enemy carries farm by knowing how their farming patterns are and therefore being able to starve them of farm, growing my economy and damaging theirs.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you: To the top level of SA dota , maybe even being able to do it as a job. I wouldn’t mind having it only as a hobby but being paid for it will convince my family and such to support me more, this will help me be able to invest more time into it therefore becoming even a better player.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I`m a decent hockey player. I`m an ex-global/supreme for CS:GO after the ranks reset.

Dota2Real name: Reinhardt Nel

Dota 2 Username: Voodoo

Primarily play: Mid lane/Carry

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Invoker

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Playing guitar, occasionally playing soccer with friends, as well as reading.

Where do you work/study: Schoolwork – hoping to study IT next year.

Why should other teams fear you: My prediction skills are quite on point (most the time) so teams have a hard time getting one step ahead.

Where do you hope your Dota2 skills will take you:
Playing for a team with ambition. To play as well as they can and to go as far as they can. To play against better opposition and to learn more to become a better player overall.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I can cook 2 minute noodles in 1 minute, 58 seconds.

Real name: Donovan Potgieter
Dota 2 Username: Potas
Primarily play: Off-Lane
Favorite Dota2 Hero: Magnus
Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Fishing
Where do you work/study: Work for Bolt and Engineering Distributors

Why should other teams fear you: Want eks Afrikaans en Trots

Where do you hope your Dota 2 skills will take you: I hope to achieve a living from Dota 2, where I can put all my focus in and improve even more. Not always easy working hard all day, then playing DGL games at night.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I sold my Dragon Claw hook for GTA5… what a dumb ass …

Dota2Real name: Dillon Tromp

Dota 2 Username: Fling Flang

Primarily play: Support

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Invoker

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Music, nature and exercise

Where do you work/study: Studying through UNISA

Why should other teams fear you: Experience

Where do you hope your Dota 2 skills will take you: I want to compete in the International at least once.

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: I want to go to Mars

Real name: Nicholas Marais
Dota 2 Username: Piksteel
Primarily play: Support

Favorite Dota 2 Hero: Lion

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: I love challenging conversations and discovering new ways to look at everyday objects.

Where do you work/study: Bsc IT at Pearson Institute of higher education

Why should other teams fear you: I am extremely driven and don’t ever tilt or lose focus.

Where do you hope your Dota 2 skills will take you:

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about:

CS:GO

Players to be confirmed.

HearthStone

HearthStoneReal name: Carl

Hearthstone Username: Carl#2285

Favorite Hearthstone Hero: Rexxar

Any other hobbies outside of gaming: Squash, hiking, running

Where do you work/study: Nedbank, as a credit risk analyst.

Why should other teams fear you: I’m extremely competitive and will do all I can to win.

Where do you hope your Hearthstone skills will take you: Hopefully I’ll get to meet interesting people and have some fun games of wizard poker with them 🙂

Have any odd/unusual talent, or piece of info that no one knows about: No matter how serious a match gets I’m always up for a drink afterwards, good sportsmanship and intense competition are not mutually exclusive.