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Rakin
CNB Rakin 2018 Summer.jpg
Background Information
NameRafael Knittel
Country of BirthBrazil
Birthday12/25/1994
Competitive
TeamTeam Liquid
RoleStreamer
Social Media
Team History
TeamStart DateEnd DateRole
Call Gaminglogo std.png CG5/201412/2014
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Team Aminelogo std.png Amine12/20143/2015
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Cerberus eSports (North America)logo std.png CRB3/20154/2015
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Noble eSportslogo std.png NOB4/20154/2015
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CLG Blacklogo std.png CLG B5/20156/2015
MidLanePick.png
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Brave e-Sportslogo std.png Brave6/20156/2015
MidLanePick.png
JAYOB e-Sportslogo std.png JAYOB9/20159/2015
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Big Godslogo std.png BGG12/20157/2016
MidLanePick.png
PaiN Gaminglogo std.png PNG-10/2017
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CNB e-Sports Clublogo std.png CNB10/20171/2017
MidLanePick.png
CNB e-Sports Clublogo std.png CNB1/20182/2017
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CNB e-Sports Clublogo std.png CNB2/201812/2018
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Team Liquidlogo std.png TL12/2018Current
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"Rakin" (Real Name: Rafael Knittel) is a Brazilian League of Legends player, currently a streamer for Team Liquid . He started his competitive LoL career in North America before competing in the Brazilian scene.

For more information on his professional streaming career, see his page on Esportspedia's Streamers wiki.

Biography

Rakin was born on December 25, 1994 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil but lived in Switzerland for two years, and in Los Angeles, California in the United States. The first video game he played was Counter-Strike 1.5, back when he was just seven years old. He was also the captain for one of Brazil's top Heroes of Newerth team before he decided to switch to League of Legends.

Career History

2014 Season

Rakin was part of Call Gaming roster in 2014, his first competitive League of Legends team. The team qualified for the Spring Expansion Tournament via ranked 5's ladder. However, Rakin and team was eliminated from the tournament by Team Coast. On December 22nd, Call Gaming released its Expansion roster and Rakin left the team.[1]

2015 Season

Rakin formed Team Anime after parting ways with Call Gaming. With his new team, he competed in League One. Partway through said tournament, Team Anime renamed to Cerberus eSports. After finishing at seventh place in League one, Cerberus participated in the AlphaDraft Challenger League, and the roster was then acquired by Noble eSports.

On April 26th, Rakin decided to retire from competitive play in North America. However, in May, Rakin joined CLG Black as a substitute.

Trivia

  • The name "Rakin" comes from his first and last name - "Ra" from "Rafael" and "Kni" from "Knittel;" the 'n' and 'i' were swapped to make it pronounceable.
  • Has played competitively as mid laner and AD carry.

Achievements

2016
Date Event Result
2016-03-26 BRCC 2016 Summer Playoffs size=24px B Gods 3 : 1 Overloadlogo std.png Overload

Interviews

2014

2016

Gallery

External Links

References