CaptainTwig

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CaptainTwig
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Background Information
NameBenjamin Knight
Country of BirthUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
BirthdayOctober 10, 1994 (age 24)
Residency
EU
 Europe
Competitive
TeamTeam RivaLlogo std.pngTeam RivaL
RoleJungler
Previous Role(s)Mid Laner
Social Media & Links
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Team History
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013
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Logo std.pngImaginary Team
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
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Morlogo std.pngMortality eSports
Dec 2013 - Feb 2014
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TeamQlogo std.pngTeamQ
Feb 2014 - Feb 2015
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Sklogo std.pngSK Gaming
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
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Sklogo std.pngSK Gaming
Mar 2015 - Jan 2016
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Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Jan 2016 - Sep 2016
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Hungry For Morelogo std.pngHungry For More
Sep 2016 - Nov 2018
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Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey Alliance
Jan 2019 - Present
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Benjamin "CaptainTwig" Knight is the jungler for Team RivaL.

Biography

CaptainTwig lives in Peterborough, England. He played on the PlayStation from the age of 7, starting off with games like Crash Bandicoot. Later on, he played a lot on the XBOX, getting into games like Call of Duty Black Ops and Modern Warfare 3. After he bought a PC at the age of 17, he was introduced to SMITE by his brother. After watching several YouTube videos, he has played SMITE ever since.

As his first steps in the competitive scene, he was asked by to join Imaginary Team by Epindary. The team became a top 4 EU team at the time. They eventually joined Mortality eSports after a few months. He later would join SK Gaming and remain with them for over a year. After placing 4th in the SMITE World Championship under SK, him and the team decided to make the switch to Fnatic. During this time, him and Fnatic jungler Zyrhoes chose to switch roles, moving CaptainTwig into the jungle. After a 5th-8th placement at the SMITE World Championship 2016, he decided to leave Fnatic, and on January 17th was announced to have joined the Hungry For More roster as the jungler.

Trivia

  • He is one of the top Joust players in the world.
  • He actually grew up in a town in Niger, West Africa until the age of 12.
  • He got his nickname from his favorite character from the book series The Edge Chronicles which he read when he was younger.
  • He studies maths at university until he dropped out in early 2014.
  • He likes badminton.
  • He played mid for the majority of his career.
  • He is the only European player to have attended 3 World Championships consecutively (Zyrhoes has attended 3, although his 3rd was as a coach rather than a player) Of all players across regions, he is one of six (BaRRaCCuDDa (NA), MLCst3alth (NA), JeffHindla (NA), andinster (NA), and BlueWhale (CN) are the others).
  • He is also the only European player to have attended all 4 World Championships. BaRRaCCuDDa and JeffHindla (both North American) are the only other players in the world to also share this feat.
  • He has a habit of staring into the camera when at LAN.

Team and Tournament History

Recent Achievements (full list)
Date Place Event Team Roster
2018-11-18 A55 - 8 SMITE World Championship 2019 Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaiRaffer
2018-11-10 A11 SWC 2019 Qualifiers Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaiRaffer
2018-10-04 A33 2018 EU SPL Fall Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaiRaffer
2018-07-05 A55 2018 EU SPL Summer Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaiRaffer
2018-04-26 A44 2018 EU SPL Spring Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaiRaffer
2018-01-07 A33 - 4 SMITE World Championship 2018 Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-11-05 A22 2017 EU Regional Championship Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-10-07 A11 2017 EU SPL Fall Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey XalieaCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-07-16 A33 - 4 SMITE 2017 Summer Finals Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey maniaKKCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-06-24 A22 2017 EU SPL Summer Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey maniaKKCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-04-30 A11 SMITE Masters 2017 Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey maniaKKCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-03-25 A11 2017 EU SPL Spring Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey maniaKKCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaEmilZy
2017-01-08 A22 SMITE World Championship 2017 Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaPANDALIKE
2016-12-17 A22 EU Saturnalia Open Logo std.pngPUMPED Duck3yCaptainTwignulisaDimiTrixtank
2016-11-20 A22 2016 EU Regional Championship Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaPANDALIKE
2016-10-23 A44 Season 3 EU SPL Fall Season Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaPANDALIKE
2016-09-16 A33 Season 3 EU SPL Fall Placement Obey Alliancelogo std.pngObey VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaPANDALIKE
2016-06-21 A55 - 8 SMITE Masters 2016 Hungry For Morelogo std.pngHFM VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaMANALIKE
2016-06-06 A33 Season 3 EU SPL Spring Season Hungry For Morelogo std.pngHFM VarietyCaptainTwigPrettyPriMeAtaraxiaMANALIKE
2016-01-10 A55 - 8 SMITE World Championship 2016 Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic maniaKKZyrhoesCaptainTwigRealzxBadgahMore...

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