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Background Information
Name:سید سمائل حسن
Romanized name:Syed Sumail Hassan
Birthdate:1999-02-13 (age 22)
Country:Pakistan Pakistan
United States United States
Team:OG OG
Role:Midlaner, Offlaner
Alternate IDs:D3m0n, Slim.Shady, H0PE, B-Rabbit, Suma1L, Mr. S, King
Signature heroes:Storm Spirit icon.png Ember Spirit icon.png Puck icon.png
Links
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Facebook:SumaiLDota
Twitter:SumaaaaiL
Twitch:sumayyl
History
Dota 2:
2015-01-05 — 2016-08-28
2016-09-15 — 2019-09-16
2019-09-16 — 2020-01-28
Evil Geniuses (Inactive)
2019-09-16 — 2019-10-11
2020-01-28 — 2020-07-25
2021-04-23 — 2021-06-08
Team Liquid (Stand-in)
2021-06-15 — Present

Syed Sumail "SumaiL" Hassan is a professional Dota 2 player who is currently playing for OG OG.

Early Life[]

Sumail was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1999. He started to play Dota at 7. In 2014, his family moved to Chicago, United States.[1]

Professional Career[]

Dota 2[]

Sumail first started playing Dota when he was eight years old. When his family moved from Pakistan to Rosemont, Illinois in 2012 he began playing in the North American Elite League. Sumail quickly became the highest rated player in the in-house league, establishing himself as one of the best upcoming talents in the North American scene.[2] His play was so impressive that UNiVeRsE pushed for EG to recruit him in January 2015. Sumail's LAN debut was at the Dota 2 League Season 5 finals in Las Vegas on January 6th 2015. The team performed poorly at the event, in part to lack luster performance by Sumail. Critics began to question whether he deserved a roster spot on a team like Evil Geniuses.

In February, Sumail would get a chance to redeem himself as EG participated in the Dota 2 Asia Championships. In his first match of the tournament, Sumail introduced his Euls Scepter of Divinity Shadow Fiend build, which would quickly become part of the meta for the tournament. EG's captain ppd entered the tournament with a focus on drafting around Sumail, in order to ensure he was comfortable in game. This proved to be quite successful as EG found themselves in the top 4, with an 11-4 record, after the group stage. EG stormed through the upper bracket beating Na'Vi and Big God, but were soundly defeated 2-0 by VG in the upper bracket finals. After a 2-0 victory over the tournament favorite Team Secret in the lower bracket finals, EG had a rematch with VG in the finals. In the finals Sumail established himself as one of the best mid players in the world with his stellar play. Sumail's most notable performance of the tournament was in Game 3 of the finals, where he found himself with a 0-3-0 score on Storm Spirit before the three minute mark. Undeterred by the poor start, Sumail quickly took control of the game and led his team to victory, while finishing with a score of 17-7-11. Sumail's breakout performance at DAC led to widespread recognition as a young prodigy in both the Chinese and Western Dota scenes, and secured a reputation as one of the best Storm Spirit players in the game. Sumail helped EG establish themselves as the best team in the beginning of 2015, along with securing $1,284,158 USD for the team.

EG entered The International 2015 as one of the two favorites along with Team Secret; EG had finished 2nd behind Secret at each of the previous two LAN tournaments, The Summit 3 and ESL One Frankfurt 2015. Team Secret finished in 8th place, leaving the way to the championship open for EG. However, EG experienced a setback of their own after losing the Upper Bracket Finals 0-2 to the surprise wildcard powerhouse CDEC Gaming. EG defeated LGD Gaming in the Lower Bracket Finals and prevailed 3-1 in a rematch with CDEC in the Grand Finals to claim the International 2015 championship. Sumail's play was particularly noteworthy in both the Lower Bracket Finals and the Grand Finals - Game 1 of the Grand Finals was eerily reminiscent of Sumail's experience in DAC, as Sumail died 3 times on his signature Storm Spirit in the opening moments of the game, but proceeded to complete the fastest Orchid Malevolence on a Storm Spirit across the entire tournament. EG took home $6,634,661 for their first-place finish, making Sumail the youngest player ever to surpass $1 million in esports winnings.[3]

Following the tournament saw the departure of Aui_2000 for Arteezy. He finished second place in the MLG 2015 World Finals and came third in Valve's inaugural announcement of the Majors system, the Frankfurt Major 2015, losing to potential champions, OG in the lower bracket finals. Ending the 2015 calendar year, ppd's decision to draft the Shadow Fiend for sumaiL in the grand finals of the The Summit 4 saw the team making an eventual comeback of 3-2, winning the tournament.

In 2016, SumaiL started off in a slow start and finished third in the Shanghai Major 2016. However, after numerous roster changes throughout the year saw his team exit in the early stages of premier tournaments. After the announcement of being directly invited to The International 2016, saw a roster change to occur with the addition of Zai and Universe, causing the team to have to play in the open qualifiers. After qualifying, he attended The International 2016 for the second successive time under Evil Geniuses and came third place in the tournament. After the extended post-TI break, he travelled to China to compete in the MDL Autumn 2016 and came first place.[4]

Trivia[]

  • SumaiL was featured in Time Magazine's top 30 influential teenagers of 2016, making him the first ever Dota 2 player to be included in the magazine's awards.[5]
  • He is the brother of Yawar "YawaR" Hassan.
  • He is the youngest player to win an official Valve event, doing so at only 15 years and 361 days old at DAC 2015.
  • He is the youngest player to win an International, having won The International 2015 when he was just 16 years and 176 days old.
  • He holds the record for the most kills (31) in a single game at The International. He achieved this feat while playing for Evil Geniuses as Tiny against OG during Game 3 of their Upper Bracket series at The International 2018.
  • He looked up to Maelk in 2010.[6]
  • He enjoys cheese pizza so much that he has it every two days.[7]
  • He is a big NBA fan, cheering for the Golden State Warriors.[8]

Achievements[]

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With Evil Geniuses

2018
Date Place Event Opponent Winnings
2018-01-19 A33rd ESL One Genting 2018 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $40,000
2018-01-19 A22nd Galaxy Battles II 0 : 3  VGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder $85,000
2018-01-05 A55th - 8th Captains Draft 4.0 1 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret $12,000
2017
2017-12-16 A66th - 7th Dota Summit 8 0 : 2  OG OG $9,000
2017-12-03 A33rd DreamLeague Season 8 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $100,000
2017-11-24 A33rd Midas Mode 0 : 2  VGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm $4,500
2017-10-28 A55th - 6th ESL One Hamburg 2017 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $40,000
2017-10-22 A33rd - 4th PGL Open Bucharest 0 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $30,000
2017-08-08 A99th - 12th The International 2017 0 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $359,911
2017-07-08 A55th - 6th Mars Dota 2 League 2017 1 : 2  OG OG $12,500
2017-06-11 A22nd EPICENTER 2017 1 : 3  Team Liquid Team Liquid $100,000
2017-05-28 A11st The Manila Masters 3 : 1  Newbee Newbee $125,000
2017-04-30 A33rd - 4th Kiev Major 2017 2 : 0  OG OG $250,000
2017-04-03 A55th - 6th DAC 2017 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $36,719
2017-01-22 A11st Dota Pit League Season 5 3 : 2  OG OG $62,937
2016
2016-12-18 A11st China Top 2016 2 : 0  Newbee Newbee $114,952
2016-12-10 A33rd - 4th Boston Major 2016 0 : 2  OG OG $250,000
2016-11-20 A33rd The Summit 6 1 : 2  OG OG $13,000
2016-11-12 A44th Northern Arena BEAT Invitational 0 : 1  Team NP Team NP $8,000
2016-10-02 A11st MarsTV Dota 2 League Autumn 2016 3 : 1  Newbee Newbee $112,500
2016-08-13 A33rd The International 2016 1 : 2  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos $2,180,898
2016-07-23 A55th - 6th StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 1 : 2  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. $15,000
2016-06-08 B313th - 16th Manila Major 2016 0 : 1  Vici Gaming Reborn Vici Gaming Reborn $30,000
2016-05-14 A55th - 6th EPICENTER 2016 0 : 2  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming $20,000
2016-05-01 A33rd WePlay League Season 3 1 : 2  Vega Squadron Vega Squadron $22,906
2016-03-20 A22nd Dota Pit League Season 4 0 : 3  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix $46,732
2016-03-06 A33rd Shanghai Major 2016 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $315,000
2016-01-17 A22nd SLTV Star Series Season 13 & i-League 0 : 2  Alliance Alliance $60,000
2015
2015-12-13 A11st The Summit 4 3 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $48,079
2015-11-21 A33rd Frankfurt Major 2015 1 : 2  OG OG $315,000
2015-10-18 A22nd MLG World Finals 2015 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $68,389
2015-10-03 A55th - 8th ESL One New York 2015 0 : 2  Vega Squadron Vega Squadron $14,260
2015-08-08 A11st The International 2015 3 : 1  CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming $6,616,014
2015-07-12 A11st Dota Pit League Season 3 3 : 0  Cloud9 Cloud9 $126,055
2015-06-21 A22nd ESL One Frankfurt 2015 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $59,241
2015-06-06 A55th - 6th JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 0 : 1  London Conspiracy London Conspiracy $8,362
2015-05-17 A22nd The Summit 3 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $61,129
2015-04-12 A22nd JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1 1 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $21,615
2015-02-09 A11st Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 3 : 0  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $1,284,158
2015-01-06 A33rd Dota 2 League Season 5 1 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro ~$8,550

Interviews[]

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