Nadeshot

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Nadeshot
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Background Information
NameMatthew Haag
Country of BirthUnited States United States
BirthdayAugust 3, 1992 (age 27)
Residency
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 North America
Competitive
Team100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves
RoleOwner
PSN IDNadeshotNadeshot
XBL GamertagOpTic NaDeSHoT
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Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag is a retired Call of Duty player from the United States. He is the owner of 100 Thieves. He is one of the most well known players in Call of Duty history and was part of OpTic Gaming from 2009 to 2015. On April 18th, 2016, just one year after retiring from competing, he created his own team, 100 Thieves.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
Notes
NA
Logo std.pngMoB GenesiS≈Sep 2009≈2009-09-??≈Nov 2009≈2009-11-??≈2mo 9d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Streamer
≈Jul 2010≈2010-07-??Jun 20112011-06-27[1]≈11mo 26d
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationApr 20112011-04-09[2]≈Jun 2011≈2011-06-??≈2mo 7d
NA
Team Envylogo std.pngTeam EnvyJun 20112011-06-27[3]≈Aug 2011≈2011-08-25≈1mo 28d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Streamer
Aug 20112011-08-25[4]Sep 20112011-09-0410dTemp Sub
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationDec 20112011-12-29[6]Feb 20122012-02-08[5]1mo 10d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??≈13dTemp Sub
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Player
≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??Apr 20152015-04-04[7]≈3yr 1mo
NA
LeveraGelogo std.pngLeveraGeOct 20122012-10-12Oct 20122012-10-153d
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationOct 20122012-10-26[9]Nov 20122012-11-20[8]25d
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves
Owner
Apr 20162016-04-18[10]Present4yr 1mo
TeamStartEnd
Notes
NA
Logo std.pngMoB GenesiS≈Sep 2009≈2009-09-??≈Nov 2009≈2009-11-??≈2mo 9d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Player
≈Jul 2010≈2010-07-??≈Jan 2011≈2011-01-06[11]≈6mo 5d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Streamer
≈Jan 2011≈2011-01-06[11]Jun 20112011-06-27[1]≈5mo 21d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic GamingMar 20112011-03-31[12]Sep 20112011-09-045mo 4dTemp Sub
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationApr 20112011-04-09[2]≈Jun 2011≈2011-06-??≈2mo 7d
NA
Team Envylogo std.pngTeam EnvyJun 20112011-06-27[3]≈Aug 2011≈2011-08-25≈1mo 28d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Streamer
≈Aug 2011≈2011-08-25≈Oct 2012≈2012-10-??≈1yr 1mo
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationDec 20112011-12-29[6]Feb 20122012-02-08[5]1mo 10d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??≈13dTemp Sub
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Player
≈Mar 2012≈2012-03-??≈May 2012≈2012-05-??≈2mo
NA
LeveraGelogo std.pngLeveraGeOct 20122012-10-12Oct 20122012-10-153d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Player
S
≈Oct 2012≈2012-10-??Nov 20122012-11-20[13]≈1mo 2d
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngOpTic NationOct 20122012-10-26[9]Nov 20122012-11-20[8]25d
NA
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming
Player
Nov 20122012-11-20[13]Apr 20152015-04-04[7]2yr 4mo
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves
Owner
Apr 20162016-04-18[10]Present4yr 1mo

News

  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2015
  • 2016
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Logo std.pngMOB September (approx.), Felonies, Kalani, NaDeSHoT, and TriuMpH join.
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Logo std.pngMOB November (approx.), Felonies, Kalani, NaDeSHoT, and TriuMpH leave.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGJuly (approx.), NaDeSHoT (Player), MoonstruK, and Striker join.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGJanuary 6 (approx.), ProoFy joins. NaDeSHoT (Player to Streamer) changes position.[11]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGMarch 31, NaDeSHoT joins as temporary substitute for MLG Dallas 2011, replacing Rambo because of health issues.[12]
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OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONApril 9, FEARS, Felonies, NaDeSHoT, and ProoFy join.[2]
NA
OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONJune (approx.), Felonies and NaDeSHoT leave.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGJune 27, NaDeSHoT (Streamer) leaves.[1]
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Team Envylogo std.pngEnvyJune 27, Bobby, Dedo, and NaDeSHoT join. FEARS, Hastr0, and Terror leave.[3]
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Team Envylogo std.pngEnvyAugust 25 (approx.), Bobby and NaDeSHoT leave.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGAugust 25, NaDeSHoT and Vengeance join as temporary substitutes for Call of Duty XP 2011.[4]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGAugust 25 (approx.), NaDeSHoT (Streamer) rejoins.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGSeptember 4, NaDeSHoT and Vengeance (temporary substitutes) leave.
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OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONDecember 29, ASSASS1N, NaDeSHoT, PHiZZURP, and TwiZz join.[6]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGJanuary (approx.), NaDeSHoT and Vengeance join as temporary substitutes for Call of Duty Elite Friday Night Fights Season 1.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGJanuary (approx.), NaDeSHoT and Vengeance (temporary substitutes) leave.
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OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONFebruary 8, ASSASS1N, Assassin, NaDeSHoT, and TwiZz leave.[5]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGMarch (approx.), NaDeSHoT (Player), IntaKe, SiDRoC, and Vengeance join. BigTymeR, MerK, Rambo, and Scump leave.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGMay (approx.), NaDeSHoT (Player to Streamer) changes position. Krump, NexXx, and Saints leave.
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LeveraGelogo std.pngLvGOctober 12, John and NaDeSHoT join. ACHES and TeePee rejoin.
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LeveraGelogo std.pngLvGOctober 15, ACHES, John, NaDeSHoT, and TeePee leave.
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGOctober (approx.), ASSASS1N, Fake, and TwiZz join as temporary substitutes for Call of Duty Elite Friday Night Fights Season 3. NaDeSHoT (Streamer to Sub/Player) changes position.
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OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONOctober 26, Clayster, NaDeSHoT, and TwiZz join.[9]
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OpTic Nationlogo std.pngONNovember 20, Clayster, KruMP, NaDeSHoT, and TwiZz leave.[8]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGNovember 20, NaDeSHoT (Player) moves to starting roster. Rambo leaves.[13]
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OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOGApril 4, NaDeSHoT (Player) retires.[7]
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100 Thieveslogo std.png100TApril 18, Team founded by Nadeshot and KingPapey roster aquired. Nadeshot (Owner), Examples, Johnny, Nelson, and Royalty join.[10]

Biography[edit]

Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfare 2[edit]

Matt "NaDeSHoT" Haag, started his competitive Call of Duty career in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with team Genesis. NaDeSHoT had his first top 8 placement at MLG National Championship 2009 during Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare season with the same team, finishing 4th. After Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, NaDeSHoT went to OpTic Gaming for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 season. Here, Nade would find two 8th place finishes at MLG Online National Championship and MLG National Championship 2010.

Black Ops and Modern Warfare 3[edit]

Matt would stay on the Optic Gaming squad heading into the Call of Duty: Black Ops season. Here, he would find a 3rd place finish at MLG Dallas 2011 before being moved to OpTic Nation. After a 6th place finish at MLG Columbus 2011, Nadeshot would be released from OpTic, and would find himself on Team EnVyUs. He would find two more Top 8 finishes while on EnVy as the Black Ops season came to a close. During the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 season, Matt would find himself back on Optic Gaming. Nadeshot and the squad of MerK, BigTymeR, and Vengeance would win Call of Duty XP, but after a 3rd place finish at UMG Classic, he was once again released from OpTic Gaming. At the UMG Invitational, he would find himself on JuKeD, where he would place 4th. Finally, he would place 3rd at the UMG Championships with a pick up team to finish the season.

Black Ops 2[edit]

NaDeSHoT would find himself back on OpTic once again for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 season. Here, along with Scump, MerK, and BigTymeR, they would find their highest placing early in the season, finishing 1st at UMG Chicago. The team would go on to place 3rd at the Call of Duty Championship, and would not place out of the top 10 for the rest of the season. However, many would begin to question why the team had dropped Rambo in favor of NaDeSHoT. Eventually, OpTic would replace MerK with JKap, and this line up would finish with a 2nd place finish at the MLG Fall Invitational 2013.

Ghosts[edit]

Nadeshot and company would have a rough start to the Call of Duty: Ghosts season, finishing outside of the top 10 at the first 2 events they would attend. The team would go through a flurry of roster changes at one point, including Ricky, Saints, and Parasite, and the retirement of BigTymeR. Scump would leave the team for a week to join Team EnVyUs, siting a rivalry with Nadeshot as the reason. However, Scump would return, and the team would be complete with Nadeshot, Scump, MBoZe, and Clayster. Many doubted the team heading into the Call of Duty Championship 2014, especially after barely qualifying at the U.S. Regional tournament, but the team would make a strong run, finishing 3rd overall for the 2nd year in a row. After Champs, OpTic would make a surprise move by reviving OpTic Nation, with MBoZe as the captain. OpTic would bring on ProoFy to fill his spot, and the squad would head into UGC Niagara 2014 with high expectations. However, the squad would finish in 7th place, with many questioning why they made the change at all. Optic Gaming would then attend the MLG X Games Invitational 2014, where NaDeSHoT would show his Search and Destroy prowess, helping lead OpTic Gaming to a win over Team Kaliber in the Grand Finals, and becoming the first Call of Duty X Games gold medalists. Following this win, NaDeSHoT and the rest of the OpTic Gaming squad went into MLG Anaheim 2014 full of confidence and looked to turn their 2nd seed from Season 2 of the MLG CoD league into a victory. They would take out all opposition 3-0 until they faced Evil Geniuses who knocked them down into the losers bracket final. They went onto beat TCM-Gaming 3-0 in this series and faced Evil Geniuses again in the Championship final. However, the lost the continuation series and finished with a very convincing 2nd. OpTic Gaming would then look to carry this form over to London at Gfinity 3 but they were unable to, finishing with a disappointing 5th-8th with no-one really performing. Following this disappointment they looked to bounce back at UMG Dallas 2014, but only did so in part, finishing 4th and taking away $2,000 after crashing out at the hands of OpTic Nation who beat them with a convincing 3-0. NaDeSHoT and his teammates at OpTic Gaming finished 3rd in the Season 3 of the MLG CoD league, and secured the 3rd seed going into the Season 3 Playoff. In the Season 3 of the MLG league playoff they lost in the first round against Denial eSports, after beating both Rise Nation and OpTic Nation with a convincing 3-0, NaDeSHoT and his team lost 3-0 to Most Wanted, OpTic Gaming finished in 4th place to close out the Call of Duty: Ghosts season..

Advanced Warfare[edit]

Nadeshot and company began the Advanced Warfare season well at MLG Columbus Open 2014 as they placed second, losing out to FaZe Clan in the Grand Final after OpTic Gaming released Clayster and ProoFy for FormaL and Crimsix. OpTic Gaming went on to win three consecutive tournaments: UMG Orlando 2015, MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs, and the Call of Duty Championship 2015: NA Regional Finals. However, at the Call of Duty Championship 2015, OpTic Gaming got a disappointing 7th place finish, shocking everyone involved. On 04/04/2015, feeling that he was the reason for his team's poor performance at CoD Champs 2015, Nadeshot announced that he would be "taking a break" from competitive Call of Duty, and would be focusing more on his YouTube channel and live streaming. This shocked all the competitive Call of Duty community, as well as most of the pros. It was later announced that Karma would replace him on OpTic Gaming.

Post Retirement[edit]

On April 18, 2016, NaDeSHoT announced on his YouTube channel that he created his own organization known as "Hundred Thieves." He had acquired a team that had recently qualified for Stage 2 of the 2016 COD World League North America Pro Division that went by the name of, "King Papey," to be the first team in any eSports to represent his organization. He also announced that this organisation will not be limited to Call of Duty eSports and is interested in the idea of picking up teams in games like Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Dota, and others.

Trivia[edit]

  • Nadeshot worked at McDonald's drive thru before making it big in the competitive Call of Duty scene.
  • Nadeshot was referred to as "America's Favorite Gamer" during his playing career.
  • Nadeshot took home 1 of the first 4 X Games Gold Medals in all of esports in 2014.
  • Nadeshot won the Esports Player of the Year at the 2014 Game Awards.
  • Nadeshot has over 3 million subscribers on YouTube and 2.4M followers on Twitter.
  • Nadeshot competed in a Halo 4 event alongside Scump, MerK, and Saint under OpTic Gaming in 2012. They placed top 64.
  • Nadeshot created his own organization, 100 Thieves, after retiring from competing.
  • Nadeshot won the "Personality of the Year" Award at the 2019 Esports Industry Awards.
  • Nadeshot was one of six players to be a part of the OpTic Gaming dynasty; winning a total of 3 tournaments with/during this dynasty.

Achievements[edit]

Recent Tournament Results (View All)
GameDatePlacePrizeEventTeam
GameIcon AW.png2015-06-06A11
MLG SCUF Gaming Showdown 2015
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GameIcon AW.png2015-03-29A77$ 35,000
Call of Duty Championship 2015
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
GameIcon AW.png2015-03-08A11$ 5,000
Call of Duty Championship 2015 North America Regional Final
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
GameIcon AW.png2015-02-22A11$ 30,000
MLG Pro League 2015 Season 1 Playoffs
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
GameIcon AW.png2015-01-04A11$ 15,000
UMG Orlando 2015
OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG

Media[edit]

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

Redirects[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 NaDeSHoT's Tweet twitter.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 NaDeSHoT's Tweet twitter.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 I Have Something to Tell You Guys... youtube.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 NaDeSHoT's Tweet twitter.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 STARTING MY OWN TEAM? youtube.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 MerK's Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 MLG Dallas VLOG youtube.com
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com