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nRated
AHG nRated 2020 Split 1.png
Background Information
NameChristoph Seitz
Country of Birth
Germany
BirthdayJuly 17, 1991 (age 30)
Residency
EU
Europe
Competitive
TeamFC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngSchalke Evolution
Contract Expires2021-08-31
Role
Coach
Favorite Champs



Social Media & Links
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Christoph "nRated" Seitz is a League of Legends esports player, currently head coach for FC Schalke 04 Evolution.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
Notes
EU
Dimegio ClubLogo std.pngDimegio Club
≈May 2010≈2010-05-??Dec 20102010-12-08≈7mo 7d
ejel
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaming
Dec 20102010-12-08[2]Jun 20112011-06-23[1]6mo 15d
ejel
EU
Logo std.pngClanless
≈Sep 2011≈2011-09-??Sep 20112011-09-04≈3d
ejel
EU
Team Acerlogo std.pngTeam Acer
Sep 20112011-09-04[4]Jan 20122012-01-04[3]4mo
ejel
EU
Aaalogo std.pngagainst All authority
Feb 20122012-02-21[6]May 20122012-05-18[5]2mo 26d
ejel
EU
Milllogo std.pngMillenium
Jun 20122012-06-26[8]Jul 20122012-07-23[7]27dOn Trial
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Aug 20122012-08-12[10]Jul 20132013-07-04[9]10mo 23d
ejel
EU
Eglogo std.pngEvil Geniuses

Jul 20132013-07-15[12]Sep 20132013-09-03[11]1mo 19d
ejel
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaming
Jan 20142014-01-11[13]≈Nov 2015≈2015-11-??≈1yr 10mo
ejel
EU
Team ROCCATlogo std.pngTeam ROCCAT
Jan 20162016-01-07[14]May 20162016-05-184mo 11d
ejel
EU
Rogue Esports Clublogo std.pngRogue EC
Jun 20192019-06-18[16]Oct 20192019-10-02[15]3mo 14d
ejel
EU
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngad hoc gaming
Oct 20192019-10-02[18]Aug 20202020-08-04[17]10mo 2d
ejel
EU
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngSchalke Evolution
Dec 20202020-12-22[19]Present7mo 8d
ej
TeamStartEnd
Notes
EU
Dimegio ClubLogo std.pngDimegio Club
≈May 2010≈2010-05-??Dec 20102010-12-08≈7mo 7d
ejel
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaming
Dec 20102010-12-08[2]Jun 20112011-06-23[1]6mo 15d
ejel
EU
Logo std.pngClanless
≈Sep 2011≈2011-09-??Sep 20112011-09-04≈3d
ejel
EU
Team Acerlogo std.pngTeam Acer
Sep 20112011-09-04[4]Jan 20122012-01-04[3]4mo
ejel
EU
Aaalogo std.pngagainst All authority
Feb 20122012-02-21[6]May 20122012-05-18[5]2mo 26d
ejel
EU
Milllogo std.pngMillenium
Jun 20122012-06-26[8]Jul 20122012-07-23[7]27dOn Trial
ejel
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFnatic
Aug 20122012-08-12[10]Jul 20132013-07-04[9]10mo 23d
ejel
EU
Eglogo std.pngEvil Geniuses

Jul 20132013-07-15[12]Sep 20132013-09-03[11]1mo 19d
ejel
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaming
Jan 20142014-01-11[13]Aug 20152015-08-18[20]1yr 7mo
ejel
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSK Gaming
Aug 20152015-08-18[20]≈Nov 2015≈2015-11-??≈3mo
ejel
EU
Team ROCCATlogo std.pngTeam ROCCAT
Jan 20162016-01-07[14]May 20162016-05-184mo 11d
ejel
EU
Rogue Esports Clublogo std.pngRogue EC
Jun 20192019-06-18[16]Oct 20192019-10-02[15]3mo 14d
ejel
EU
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngad hoc gaming
Oct 20192019-10-02[18]Aug 20202020-08-04[17]10mo 2d
ejel
EU
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngSchalke Evolution
Dec 20202020-12-22[19]Present7mo 8d
ej

News

  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
EU
Dimegio ClubLogo std.pngDMGMay (approx.),
Rashaasii,
Wickd,
Araneae,
ALth0r,
ocelote, and
nRated join.
EU
Dimegio ClubLogo std.pngDMGDecember 8,
Rashaasii,
Wickd,
Araneae,
ALth0r,
ocelote, and
nRated leave.
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKDecember 8,
Rashaasii,
Wickd,
Araneae,
ALth0r,
ocelote, and
nRated join.
[2]
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKJune 23,
WetDreaM,
Candy Panda, and
Nyph join.

Farfain,
ALth0r,
LimeLight,
Severus,
nRated, and
SleazyWeazy leave.[1]
EU
Logo std.pngCLANSeptember (approx.),
Schabs,
nRated,
CitizenWayne,
Wollelol, and
Faamy join.
EU
Logo std.pngCLANSeptember 4,
Schabs,
nRated,
CitizenWayne,
Wollelol, and
Faamy leave.
EU
Team Acerlogo std.pngACERSeptember 4,
Schabs,
nRated,
CitizenWayne,
Wollelol, and
Faamy join.
[4]
EU
Team Acerlogo std.pngACERJanuary 4,
1349,
Reevan,
opfazopf, and
Adren4lin join.

nRated,
CitizenWayne, and
Faamy leave.[3]
EU
Aaalogo std.pngaAaFebruary 21,
nRated joins.

Osaft22 leaves.[6]
EU
Aaalogo std.pngaAaMay 18,
sOAZ,
Linak,
amt2k,
YellOwStaR, and
nRated leave.[5]
EU
Milllogo std.pngMILJune 26,
YellOwStaR and
nRated join on trial.

Entenzwerg and
Dax leave.[8]
EU
Milllogo std.pngMILJuly 23,
YellOwStaR and
nRated leave as their trial period ends.[7]
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCAugust 12,
nRated joins.
[10]
EU
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNCJuly 4,
puszu joins.
YellOwStaR (Bot to Support) changes position.
nRated leaves.[9]
EU
Eglogo std.pngEGJuly 15,
Shacker and
nRated (Analyst) join as substitutes.
[12]
EU
Eglogo std.pngEGSeptember 3,
Shacker and
nRated (Analyst) leave.[11]
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKJanuary 11,
nRated rejoins.
[13]
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKAugust 18,
NoXiAK moves to starting roster.
nRated moves to substitute.[20]
EU
SK Gaminglogo std.pngSKNovember (approx.),
CandyPanda,
NoXiAK, and
nRated leave.
EU
Team ROCCATlogo std.pngROCJanuary 7,
extinkt and
nRated join as substitutes.
[14]
EU
Team ROCCATlogo std.pngROCMay 18,
nRated leaves.
EU
Rogue Esports Clublogo std.pngRECJune 18, nRated (Head Coach) joins.[16]
EU
Rogue Esports Clublogo std.pngRECOctober 2, nRated (Head Coach) leaves.[15]
EU
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHGOctober 2,
Scarface,
Bean,
LIMIT, and nRated (Head Coach) join.
Xioh (Bot to Mid) changes position.[18]
EU
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHGJanuary 30,
Scarface,
Memento,
Xioh,
Freeze,
Kamilius,
Kynetic, and nRated (Head Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2020.[21]
EU
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHGAugust 4,
Silk is added to the GCD.
Klaj (Head Coach) is readded to the GCD.
Khantos is added to the GCD as substitute.
Xioh (Mid to Top)'s position is changed in the GCD.
Scarface and nRated (Head Coach) are removed from the GCD.[17]
EU
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04EDecember 22, nRated (Head Coach) joins.[19]
EU
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04EJanuary 10,
Yoppa,
Nuclear,
Kynetic, and
Tolerant's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 21 November 2022.
Obsess' contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021. nRated (Head Coach)'s contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 31 August 2021.[22]

Biography[edit]

nRated is a player hailing from Kaiserslautern, Germany. His first foray into gaming was at age 6, when he played Tiny Toons Olympics on the Super Nintendo. Since then, he has played many more games, but notables include Command and Conquer: Zero Hour and World of Warcraft. During his WoW days, he reached Gladiator status for seven seasons in a row, reaching an Arena rating of 2.6k as a Paladin.

He would play League of Legends with his WoW friends while waiting for a queue (on arena), as they would have one-hour queue times. He started during the very early Beta days and has stuck with it ever since.

Season 1[edit]

nRated has been an avid player in League of Legends since 2009, eventually deciding to join teams and play competitively, manning the support role. His first big splash in the scene was when his lineup of Team Dimegio was picked up by famous eSports organization, SK Gaming. After a few months, the team went through a major overhaul, with nRated being one of few that left the organization. [23]

Pre Season 2[edit]

In the next few months, after the departure from SK, nRated had brief stints playing for teams such as energy-WAVE and then Teamless. He was eventually picked up by Team Acer in September of 2011. The team had a good showing at the Samsung Euro Championship 2011, placing 3rd in the tournament.

Season 2[edit]

nRated and team went to compete at ESL Pro Series Winter 2011, giving a strong performance in the group stage, going 5-1. They went undefeated in route to reaching the finals, beating DRUCKWELLE and Team gamed!de. Going against Team ALTERNATE in the finals, Acer was swept in the series but able to take a respectable 2nd place. In January 2012, nRated decided to leave the team and found a spot on long established European team, Against All Authority. However, after only a few months playing a couple of events with the team, aAa's lineup decided to disband, leading nRated and his bot lane teammate, YellOwStaR, to undergo a testing period with Millenium. After having been a part of many top teams in Europe, by August 2012, nRated was incorporated into the Fnatic team, after first subbing for them.

The same month he officially joined, the Season 2 Regional Finals was held in Cologne where the top 3 placing teams would be flown to Los Angeles for the Season 2 World Championship for a chance to play for a $1,000,000 grand prize. Fnatic were unable to achieve top 3 placing, finishing 4th in the tournament, losing to Moscow Five and CLG Europe.

Pre-Season 3[edit]

After the tough loss at regionals, nRated and his team were able to bounce back strong in preparation for Season 3, winning major tournament DreamHack Winter 2012 in November 2012, and placing 2nd against the world's best at IPL Season 5 Las Vegas. At IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Cologne, the team went undefeated in their groups and bested the Korean lineup consisting of players that took 2nd at the Season 2 Championship, CJ Entus. However, they were unable to beat the other Korean team, SK Telecom T1, in the finals, and ended up placing 2nd in the tournament. The team went on to next play in IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Katowice, making it out of group stage but losing in the semi-finals to Azubu Frost.

In January 2013, his team had a chance to participate in Riot's new competitive league for upcoming Season 3 for NA and EU, the Riot Season 3 League Championship Series, but had to play for a spot at the Season 3 Europe Offline Qualifier. Fighting out of the group stage and into the quarterfinals, nRated and crew were able to best MeetYourMakers in a 2-0 set to win a spot in the league and the chance to be part of an extremely important, successful project in League of Legends.

Season 3[edit]

With the North American and European community extremely excited for the amped up events of LCS, Season 3 began with Riot's new league of a 10 week series with the continent's best teams playing against another. Fnatic became the most consistently powerful team throughout the series, with nRated and old teammate YellOwStaR as the bot lane duo; the team ended the 10 weeks on top with a intimidating record of 22-6. They had automatically reclaimed their spot in the league for the summer split when going into the Season 3 EU Spring Playoffs. Being a favorite in the playoffs, the team showed their consistently strong play-style, winning 2-1 vs Evil Geniuses, placing themselves in the finals against another favorite, Gambit Gaming. In a close set of games, nRated and company were able to beat the Russians, winning 3-2 and claiming the $50,000 1st prize.

However, Fnatic started the Summer Split with a 4W-6L record, and the organization elected to pave the way for Rekkles's return in Season 4. As such, the team decided to waive nRated and slide YellOwStaR to his position. Not to be fazed, the German support's availability on the market netted him coaching positions in Evil Geniuses, and Season 3 World Championship participant Lemondogs. His key role in EG's innovative
Zac
/
Aatrox
combination shaped picks and bans in Europe come Summer Playoff time.

After his stint in Lemondogs, nRated remained a free agent and tried out with a number of challenger teams.

2014 Season[edit]

nRated's free agency officially ended when SK Gaming offered him the support position, as Nyph departed the organization to join Alliance.

nRated competed with SK Gaming in the Spring Split. After a few shaky weeks, it was clear that the changes to the roster had served the team well. nRated's
Kayle
and
Leona
helped fuel SK's improvement in results, and their ascent on the rankings table began. By the penultimate week, SK had made it to 3rd place behind Alliance and Fnatic, but a perfect superweek saw SK claim 1st place. SK's performance in the spring split secured them a place in the Spring Playoffs. The playoffs saw nRated and SK Gaming beat Team ROCCAT in the semifinal, but lose to Fnatic in the final, resulting in a 2nd place finish for the team.

SK started the Summer Split strong, and nRated's
Morgana
helped the team stay within the top 3 teams until the 9th week. Poor results toward the end of the split saw SK in 5th place after the penultimate week, but a late surge resulted in the team finishing in 4th place overall, with nRated picking up the weekly MVP award for the final week. Following this was the Summer Playoffs, a chance for nRated and the team to qualify for the World Championship. SK finished 3rd in the playoffs, losing to Alliance in the semifinal, but beating Team ROCCAT in the third-place match, securing themselves a place at the World Championship.

The World Championship saw SK placed in Group B along with Star Horn Royal Club, Team SoloMid and Taipei Assassins. SK only managed 2 wins in the group, but notably beat TSM in their last match of the group stage. SK finished in 3rd place in their group, meaning that they would not go any further in the tournament.

2015 Season[edit]

The Spring Split was a huge success for nRated and SK Gaming, finishing 1st in the regular season and losing only 3 games in the process, partly thanks to nRated's impressive performances on a range of champions including
Lulu
and
Nami
.

Due to SK being in 1st place in the Spring Split at the specified cutoff date, the team were invited to compete at the IEM Season IX - World Championship. After a Round 1 win against the yoe Flash Wolves, SK Gaming lost to GE Tigers in Round 2 of the winners bracket, putting them into Round 2 of the losers bracket. nRated and SK Gaming were then knocked out by yoe Flash Wolves after losing to the Taiwanese team in their 2nd meeting at the tournament.

The team's regular season performance meant that SK Gaming would have a bye to the semifinals of the Spring Playoffs, where they would fall to Unicorns Of Love in a tight series, and become the first regular season 1st place finishers to fall in the semifinals of playoffs in LCS history. They went on to lose the third-place match to H2k-Gaming, securing themselves 30 Championship Points for the split.

The Summer Season was far less successful for nRated and the team, ultimately finishing the regular season in 9th place. This meant that SK Gaming would have to fight for their LCS status in the 2016 Spring Promotion.

Soon after, nRated would move to a substitute position, with NoXiAK coming in to replace him.[24]

2019 Season[edit]

During the Summer Season of 2019, nRated was hired as the new head coach of Rogues Academy Team Rogue Esports Club. The team itself is part of the Polish national league, the Ultraliga.

Trivia[edit]

  • His original nickname from World of Warcraft is "Rated". He added an n as "Rated" was taken, with n being a neutral member.
  • Was known for his
    Shaco
    early in his career.
  • Started playing support with Against All Authority, having no prior experience in the role.
  • Credits his WoW days for having a sense of when to apply crowd control effects in order to stack them over time (instead of having them overlap).
  • The highlight of his career was playing in the IPL 5 as part of Fnatic and being on par with teams such as Taipei Assassins and Team WorldElite.
  • Used to play a lot of football, ice hockey and hockey.
  • Used to play multiple instruments (e.g.: piano, guitar, flute) as part of his school's curriculum.
  • Started liking League of Legends so much that he would grow to dislike World of Warcraft.
  • Was in an IT internship within an administrative center in Germany prior to League of Legends.
  • In early August 2012, he served as a substitute player for Fnatic in place of Pheilox until August 12, when he officially joined. [25]
  • His favorite meal is a chateaubriand with Bearnaise sauce.
  • His favorite movie is Lord of the Rings. His favorite book trilogy is Tales of the Otori.

Tournament Results[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

NRated Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2021-07-2210 PRM Pro Division 2021 Summer
5 - 13Blanklogo std.pngRR
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E Yoppa,  Obsess,  Zwyroo,  Kynetic,  Tolerant,  nRated
2021-04-239 - 11 EM 2021 Spring Main Event
2 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E Yoppa,  Obsess,  Nuclearint,  Kynetic,  Tolerant,  nRated
2021-04-01Q EM 2021 Spring Play-In
2 : 0KV Mechelen Esportslogo std.pngKVM
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E Yoppa,  Obsess,  Nuclearint,  Kynetic,  Tolerant,  nRated
2021-03-113 PRM Pro Division 2021 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E Yoppa,  Obsess,  Nuclearint,  Kynetic,  Tolerant,  nRated
2021-03-046 PRM Pro Division 2021 Spring
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E Yoppa,  Obsess,  Nuclearint,  Kynetic,  Tolerant,  nRated
2020-07-308 PRM Pro Division 2020 Summer
8 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHG Scarface,  Memento,  Xioh,  Freeze,  Kamilius,  nRated
2020-03-176 PRM Pro Division 2020 Spring Playoffs
1 : 2Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUSE
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHG Scarface,  Memento,  Xioh,  Freeze,  Kamilius,  nRated
2020-03-125 PRM Pro Division 2020 Spring
11 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHG Scarface,  Memento,  Xioh,  Freeze,  Kamilius,  nRated
2019-12-153 - 4 ESLM 2019 Winter Playoffs
0 : 2Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHG Scarface,  Gilius,  Xioh,  Bean,  Advienne,  nRated
2019-12-022 ESLM 2019 Winter
13 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
Ad hoc gaminglogo std.pngAHG Scarface,  Gilius,  Xioh,  Bean,  LIMIT,  nRated

Media[edit]

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2018

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2021-07-08PRM Pro Division 2021 Summer
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
vs
GamerLegionlogo std.pngGL
Link
2021-06-24PRM Pro Division 2021 Summer
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
vs
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUSE
Link
2021-06-15PRM Pro Division 2021 Summer
Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
vs
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
Link
2021-03-03PRM Pro Division 2021 Spring
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
vs
Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Link
2021-02-18PRM Pro Division 2021 Spring
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
vs
PENTA 1860logo std.pngPTA
Link
2013-04-21EU LCS 2013 Spring
Dragonbornlogo std.pngDB
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2013-03-30EU LCS 2013 Spring
Aaalogo std.pngaAa
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link
2013-02-23EU LCS 2013 Spring
Eglogo std.pngEG
vs
Fnaticlogo std.pngFNC
Link

Images[edit]

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 SK.LoL SK.LoL announce new line-up sk-gaming.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 SK Gaming adds new League of Legends team sk-gaming.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 New League of Legends strategy for 2012 aceresport.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Team Acers adds LoL team! aceresport.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 *aAa* change 2 joueurs et se reconstruit (French) team-aaa.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 nRated replace Osaft team-aaa.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 A change in the Millenium line-up millenium.org
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 New bot lane for Millenium millenium.org
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Changes in the Fnatic LoL Team fnatic.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Fnatic welcome nRated fnatic.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Changes to the EG LoL Roster evilgeniuses.gg
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Evil Geniuses team additions & restructuring reddit.com
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 SK Gaming sign with Christoph 'nRated' Seitz sk-gaming.com
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Team ROCCAT's Facebook Post facebook.com
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Rogue's Tweet twitter.com
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 nRated joins Rogue as a coach rogue.gg
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2020-08-03; after change - EU - 2020-08-04
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Ad Hoc Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 FC Schalke 04 Esports' Tweet twitter.com
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 CandyPanda's Twitter Post twitter.com
  21. GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2020-01-28; after change - EU - 2020-01-30
  22. GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2021-01-09; after change - EU - 2021-01-10
  23. SK Announces New Lineup with sk-gaming.com
  24. CandyPanda's Twitter Post twitter.com
  25. Fnatic welcome nRated fnatic.com