Faraaz ‘Stoop’ Waris

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Faraaz ‘Stoop’ Waris is an American professional gamer playing for the Fnatic Overwatch roster. Being a fan of esports, he used to watch Counter-strike and League of Legends tournaments following his favourite team, Fnatic. 

With over 10 years of experience in gaming, Stoop provides his squad with strategic observations since he is the main tank playing his signature hero Reinhardt. Waris has taken on the roles of support and offense in the past that has set his unit to triumph.  

Where it all began:

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Stoop was only three years when he started playing Sega Genesis video games like Sonic the Hedgehog. Only recently, Stoop has also played Nosgoth and League of Legends to help him train and practise his skillset in Overwatch.  

The Team:

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Fnatic is a professional gaming organisation that supports several teams playing different games like CS:GO, LOL, Dota 2, Heroes of the Storm and OW. Being a leading esports company, Fnatic signed the former Nubris players watching how they performed in matches an Overwatch unit that has them brought success. The goal of the squad is to win tournaments to be the best and top team in the esports scene.

Competition Participation:

Stoop has had the privilege to compete for EnVyUs at the GosuGamers Overwatch weekly matches, reaching the top four rankings.

MLG Vegas Overwatch

Stoop is currently part of the Fnatic Overwatch roster that have recently competed at the Alienware Monthly Melee: March, MLG Vegas 2016 and DreamHack Winter 2016 among many events.


The largest prize win from an esports event was from the Overwatch Open, placing Fnatic in third place to claim the reward of $24K in fact Stoop and his team mates each got a share of around $4K.   

Fnatic Overwatch competed at the Major League Gaming Vegas 2016, who lost to Faze Clan with the score 2:3. Ranking in the fourth place, Fnatic still walked out winners claiming their reward of $12K.