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Background Information
NameMartin Lynge
Country of BirthDenmark
BirthdayAugust 22, 1991 (1991-08-22) (age 28)
RoleGeneral Manager
Social Media
Team History
TeamStart DateEnd DateRole
Logo std2.png CUNov 2011-
Team FragZonelogo std.png FZMay 2012May 2012
Logo std2.png Team SharkGamingMay 2012Aug 2012
Copenhagen Wolveslogo std.png CWAug 2012May 2013
Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png NiPMay 2013Jan 2014
Riot Games Inc.logo std.png RiotJan 2014Nov 2018
Origenlogo std.png OGNov 2018Current
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Martin "Deficio" Lynge is a former player and manager for Ninjas in Pyjamas and Copenhagen Wolves, and now the General Manager for Origen.


Deficio hails from Skanderborg, Denmark. Among the first games he played were Heroes of Might and Magic III as well as Age of Empires II. He then continued with Football Manager and World of Warcraft.

After getting tired of WoW his friends decided to explore League of Legends and introduced Deficio to it.

Deficio previously played mid lane for XL, Team FragZone and Team SharkGaming before moving on to form Copenhagen Wolves. He initially started out as the manager for said team, but after the departure of XL Winner right before the Season 3 qualifiers, he picked up the support role alongside AD Carry player TheTess. The roster eventually left to become Ninjas in Pyjamas.

On November 3rd, 2013, Deficio would post the anticipated new lineup for NiP and announce that he would step down from the player roster to take up a managerial/coaching position within the team.[1]

On January 13th, Deficio announced his retiring from his coaching position with NiP and moved into a full time casting career. He cast his first match at the EU LCS 2014 Spring Split on January 14th.[2]

He was a caster for Riot Games until November 2018. On November 20 he announced that he had joined Origen, one of the ten franchises accepted into the new in the new League European Championship, the rebranded EU LCS, as its General Manager.

Career History


  • "Deficio" means "I fail" in Latin. Martin liked the sound of it and decided to use it as his username even before League of Legends.
  • Played a lot of  Malzahar,  Swain and  Karthus during Season 1 to climb the ladder.
  • Was known for his  Malzahar pick in Season 1.
  • Favorite champion to play in casual games is  Swain.[3]
  • A quote he is fond of is Tywin Lannister's "Any man who must say 'I am the king' is no true king" (from Game of Thrones)
  • Was previously the manager for Copenhagen Wolves
  • Gained immense popularity for his poke at Bjergsen during the Season 3 qualifiers.
  • Achieved Rank 1 in the EUNE solo queue during Season 2, playing Jungle  Fiddlesticks almost exclusively.
  • Has a high interest in history besides other activities like music, reading or watching series
  • His favourite dishes are grilled spare ribs and the typical Danish Christmas dinner, duck with potatoes and gravy
  • Enjoys watching Family Guy and American Dad
  • His favourite song is Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven.
  • Was part of the Season 3 World Championship Analyst desk.[4]
  • Deficio is a Dallas Cowboys fan.
  • Announced his retirement from coaching on January 13th 2014 to become a full time League of Legends caster.[5]
  • Helped kickstart Bjergsen's career in eSports

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