|Country of Birth||United States|
|Birthday||April 2, 1993|
Aaron "Ace" Elam is a North American professional halo player for Falling Esports. He is well known for his time on Elevate, Status Quo, OpTic Gaming and Team Liquid, and for his victory at the Halo 4 Global Championship FFA, where he won $200,000.
Aaron Elam was born on April 2, 1993. He is the younger brother of Kyle "ElamiteWarrior" Elam. The Elam brothers are from Florence, Kentucky.
For MLG Charlotte 2007 he joined FSK with Dasteez, Hi Value and Killzone placing top 48. He would repeat the placing in Meadowlands, now as a member of Haxz Taco Stand with Haxz, Helluva and Swordey. He and Haxz would then join Gandonator and Ray ebz on Team Seize the Day, again placing top 48, this time in Dallas. He would head to Chicago to place top 48 again, now with Bushido, Lies and D3monhunti2. He joined gPorter, Squirrel and ghostatackiswak on Gporter's Guitar for Orlando, getting 28th before joining TBLOTOS pN alongside Detach, Monkey and old teammate Ogre 3, for a top 15 placing in Vegas.
He rejoined Helluva and Ray ebz for MLG Meadowlands 2008 now playing with Overshield as the Coconut Rebels. They secured a 20th place finish. He and Overshield then left to join Team Breaking Point with Chig and Clutch, for a 9th place finish in San Diego and 11th in Orlando. Clutch and Overshield would then be swapped for Lowkin and Mudvayne before Toronto, where they again finished 11th. Ace would finally earn himself a 10th place finish in Dallas after swapping Lowkin for Poweezy.
Ace then joined Totz and Flamesword to form the unchanging core of Status Quo for 2009. They attended both Meadowlands and Columbus with Strongside, placing 7th in both events. Strongside was swapped for Clutch heading into Dallas, where they finished 10th. They played the final two tournaments of the year in Anaheim and Orlando with LegendPimps, finishing top 8 and then 9th respectively.
2010 saw Totz leave for Enable and LegendPimps swapped for Assault, to create a team that would last two full years. They came in 4th in Orlando, Columbus and Raleigh before placing 7th in D.C.. They would end the year with a 2nd place performance in Dallas.
The same roster played at MLG Dallas 2011 and won, netting Ace his first tournament victory and only one to date. The roster then came in 7th at MLG Columbus 2011 before securing 2nd place in Anaheim. The group managed a 5th place showing in Raleigh and 4th in Orlando before ending the year with a 7th place finish in Providence.
Ace defeated iGotUrPistola in the finals of the Halo 4 Global Championship FFA to win $200,000. Later in 2012, Ace attended the MLG Fall Championship 2012 Halo 4 event as a member of Dynasty, placing top 24.
After MLG dropped Halo 4 from the pro circuit, Ace returned to Status Quo, attending AGL 7 Knoxville and UMG Chicago 2013 and placing 2nd and 4th, respectively. Ace then attended AGL 9 Atlanta as a member of Believe the Hype, again placing 4th.
Halo 2: Anniversary
Ace attended the pre-release PAX Prime Showdown 2014 as a member of eXcellence Gaming, placing 1st. He then signed with eSports powerhouse OpTic Gaming and attended the ESL MCC Launch Invitational, placing top 6. Ace remained on OpTic Gaming to start off the inaugural HCS season. They placed 3rd at Iron Games Columbus 2014, and 4th at UGC St. Louis 2015 with the same roster. They have since made a team change, replacing Aries with ContrA, and placed 2nd in HCS Online Cups #6 and #7 before taking 3rd place at Gamers For Giving 2015. OpTic then attended the season finals at PAX East 2015 where they finished a disappointing top 8.
OpTic underwent a roster change in the offseason, swapping out ContrA for Maniac. The new roster's first event together was Iron Games Atlanta 2015, where they finished 6th. They improved slightly on their placing at HCS Indianapolis, finishing 5th, but closed out the season with another 6th place finish at the HCS Season 2 Finals.
Ace and OpTic were the only North American team invited to compete at the Gamescom Invitational 2015 four-team event. They were defeated in the first round by Supremacy, finishing in the bottom two. On August 27, 2015, Team Liquid announced that they had signed Ace to play alongside Ninja, Chig and Mikwen, with Ace's brother Elamite coaching. For Iron Games Daytona 2015, Ace and Elamite formed Liquid Vibe with Legit and LegendPimps. During the tournament weekend, Legit was attacked outside the venue, leaving him unable to compete for Sunday. Legit was replaced by Clutch, and the team ended up finishing in the top 8. The Liquid roster went through major revisions during the Halo World Championship 2016 qualifying stage, eventually being finalized as Ace, UnLegit, APG and Heinz and qualifying for the NA Regional Finals as the 4th seed.. Liquid were invited to the X Games Aspen 2016, where they finished 5th - 8th. At NA Regionals, Liquid finished top 8, qualifying for Halo World Championship 2016.
- Ace coached Str8 Rippin and his brother ElamiteWarrior to 1st place finish at the MLG Las Vegas Championships 2008. Making him the first player to win a major tournament as a player and as a coach.
Team and Tournament History
- 2013 Video Interview Post H4GCwith Beyond Entertainment
- September 1st, Ace vs Pistola Halo Championship Series Finals for $200,000
- September 21st, Ace: The Montage Edited by Snipetality