paysafecard Hall of Fame

In cooperation with the ESL, paysafecard honours famous personalities for their engagement and success within the esports industry by introducing them into the Esports Hall of Fame.

COMMUNITY VOTE

The community has chosen it’s esports legend! We are proudly presenting Adam “Armada” Lindgren as the latest inductee in the Esports Hall of Fame, presented by paysafecard. The winner of this year’s community voting will be awarded live at ESL One Hamburg 2019.

INDUCTEES TO THE ESPORTS HALL OF FAME

Every inductee into the Esports Hall of Fame did an overwhelming performance to push esports further and take it to the next level. We honour that engagement, their outstanding performance, achievements and activities in the field of esports in to promote the professionalism and value of esports with their introduction into the Esports Hall of Fame – where they will be remembered forever.

Counter Strike

OLA "ELEMENT" MOUM

Community Figure

JOHN "TOTALBISCUIT" BAIN

League of Legends

LEE "FAKER" SANG-HYEOK

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Adam “Armada” Lindgren

Warcraft & Starcraft

Jang "Moon" Jae Ho

THE JURY

The following noble gentlemen form the paysafecard Esports Hall of Fame Jury. Leading the selection procedure they will determine - based on performance and contribution to the esports industry - the next inductee into the Esports Hall of Fame.

Duncan "Thorin" Shields

Thorin, also known as "The Esports Historian", has been working as a journalist within esports since 2001. Known in equal parts for his productivity and spicy opinions, he has covered numerous esports titles, with a particular focus upon the Counter-Strike franchise but also including the likes of Quake, StarCraft and League of Legends.

In 2017 Thorin won the Esports Journalist of the Year Award at the Esports Industry Awards.

Paul "Redeye" Chaloner

Almost two decades have passed since Redeye began his journey in esports and now, nearly 20 years later he has covered over 60 different games, attended more than 230 esports events and was called "The voice of esports" by ESPN. It's safe to say, there are few in esports who can match his experience or his passion for esports.

Christian "Hellspawn" Lord

Business Director of DreamHack, former Head of Esports. Co Founder of DreamHack Open, founder of DreamLeague, 10 years at DreamHack. Editor and reporter for Rakaka 2008-2013. Competed and been involved in esports since 1998, Quake 2, CS, WoW.

Luís “MIRAA” Mira

Luís “MIRAA” Mira is a Lisbon-based journalist working with HLTV.org, the leading coverage website in the world about competitive Counter-Strike, the game he has played and enjoyed for the past 18 years. Previously, he worked as a correspondent for SkySports and reported for other sports media outlets, including Goal.com’s international edition and Portuguese newspaper A BOLA, and for the defunct competitive gaming website GotFrag.com.

You can follow him on Twitter @LuisMMira.

Jason "moses" O'Toole

Affectionately known as ‘The Bald Eagle’, Moses is the most accomplished and experienced CS:GO broadcast professional in North America. Getting his start as a pro player based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Moses was one of the highest ranking Counter- Strike 1.6 players in NA. Since his retirement as a pro he has worked in original content creation for ESEA and Room on Fire as well as working every major date in the competitive CS:GO calendar for the last few years. Moses is known for his ability to break down complex analytical information for an audience, bringing a versatility and breadth of knowledge to the broadcast lineup as caster or analyst.