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shernfire
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Background Information
NameShern Tai
Country of BirthMalaysia
Birthday5/4/1998
Competitive
TeamTeam Liquid Academy
RoleJungler
Social Media
Team History
TeamStart DateEnd DateRole
Dire Wolveslogo std.png DWOct 2014May 2015
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Vortexlogo std.png VTXJun 2015Jul 2015
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Astral Authoritylogo std.png AstralDec 2015Dec 2015
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Samadder Gaminglogo std.png SMGDec 2015Jan 2016
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Astral Authoritylogo std.png AstralJan 2016Jan 2016
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Dream Teamlogo std.png dTJan 2016Apr 2016
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Dream Teamlogo std.png dTApr 2016Jun 2016
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Apex Gaminglogo std.png Apex PJul 2016Dec 2016
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Dire Wolveslogo std.png DWJan 2017Oct 2018
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Team Liquidlogo std.png TLANov 2019Current
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"shernfire" (Real Name: Shern Tai) is a Malaysian League of Legends player, currently a Jungler for Team Liquid Academy.

Biography

Born in Malaysia, shernfire grew up in Australia. He got into video games at an early age due to the influence of the people around him and the fun he could have. He remembers Halo as his first gaming experience, calling it one of his favorite house party games, though his cousin was the person who got him into PC gaming.

Despite not remembering his first League of Legends game fondly, shernfire persisted and eventually managed to climb the soloqueue ladder.

Career History

2014 Season

In October 2014, shernfire joined Dire Wolves as a substitute.

2015 Season

After leaving Dire Wolves mid-season, shernfire joined Vortex as a jungler for the NACS Summer Season. However, soon after he arrived in the United States, he was banned from competitive play for the remainder of the 2015 season for Elo boosting.[1]

2016 Preseason

After shernfire's ban expired, he joined NA Challenger team Astral Authority for the NACS Open Qualifier. The team made it to the final qualifier round, renaming to Samadder Gaming temporarily before returning to the name Astral Authority. Upon qualifying for the spring season, the roster was acquired by the organization Dream Team.

2016 Season

Dream Team finished the season in fifth place, losing an automatic tiebreaker with Team Liquid Academy due to head-to-head record. They missed out on the playoffs but received higher seeding for the summer qualifier due to finishing ahead of Enemy.

2018 Season

Days before the start of the 2018 World Championship, Shernfire received a 2-game suspension alongside a $2000 fine due to toxic behavior in the Korean server.[2]


Trivia

  • Only played  Master Yi when initially leveling.
  • Known for his  Rengar,  Lee Sin and  Kha'Zix.
  • Originally wanted to become a soccer player.
  • Is a vegetarian.

Achievements

2016
Date Event Result
2016-01-13 2016 NA Challenger Series Spring Qualifier Qualified.png Astral Authority 3 : 2 Top Dog Gaminglogo std.png Top Dog Gaming
2015
Date Event Result
2015-12-20 2016 NACS Spring Qualifiers Open Qualifier Qualified.png Samadder Gaming 2 : 1 Also Known Aslogo std.png Also Known As

Media

Interviews

2017

Articles & Videos

2017

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References