Peter 'ppd' Dager

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Nickame:
ppd
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Game:
Total Earnings:
$2,643,480.36
Tournaments:
59
World Ranking:
6
Country Ranking:
2
Ppd ESL Frankfurt 2015

Biography

Peter ppd Dager is a 25-year-old cyber athlete that hails from Fort Wayne, Indiana. In the esports world, he is better known by his nickname ‘ppd’ who was captain and support player in the Evil Genuises roster.

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Where it all began: 

His interest in gaming started in his early school days, when Peter got a Super Mario video game, N 64 as a Christmas present. After high school ppd became more committed to gaming, starting his esport career with Heroes of Newerth, under the original alias ‘peterpandam’. To improve and be a better player he competed with his older brother and a friend who most of the time beat him. 

smbrosPeter first joined Trademark esports and tried out in other squads until he formed part of Complexity HoN roster in 2012. Peter won the second place in both DreamHoN Winter 2012 and DreamHoN Summer 2013. Peter became the most influential for his abilities and strategies against his opponents. 

The Team: 

Following the footsteps of many HoN players at time, ppd transitionedto play Dota 2 towards the end of 2013. Acquiring the skills to be a better gamer he joined teams like StayFree and Super Strong Dinosaurs together with his teammate Zai. After the SSD team disbanded, ppd joined SADBOYS, where he took on the roles of captain and support. In February 2014, SADBOYS announced they are a part of the new Evil Genuises roster.

Evil Geniuses team

Ppd is quite the outspoken gamer, who was often called the Salt King because of his saltiness towards other esport athletes. Peter pulled his best performances playing Alchemist. His signature Dota 2 characters were Vengeful Spirit, Treant Protector and Abaddon helping his unit win the match. 

PPD Esl One Frankfurt

Through his competing experience with EG, ppd helped his dota 2 squad beat renowned teams such as Cloud 9, Team Liquid, Natus Vincere, Virtus.Pro and Newbee. A lot of EG’s achievements were accomplished thanks to Peter’s leadership skills of motivation to drive his unit to win competitions.

Competitions & Winnings: 

ESL Frankfurt 2016

Peter’s great success was at The International 2015 winning a total of a whopping $1.3 million from a single tournament. After TI 2016, ppd decided to stop from competitive gaming to become the CEO of Evil Genuises. 

 

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Tournament Placing

Date Tournament Rank Prize Game
13 Aug 2016 The International 2016 3rd $2,180,898.00 Dota 2
24 Jul 2016 SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 (Dota 2) 5th-6th $15,000.00 Dota 2
12 Jun 2016 The Manila Major 2016 13th-16th $30,000.00 Dota 2
15 May 2016 EPICENTER 5th-6th $20,000.00 Dota 2
1 May 2016 WePlay Dota2 League Season 3 3rd $22,819.00 Dota 2
20 Mar 2016 Dota Pit League Season 4 2nd $46,755.00 Dota 2
6 Mar 2016 The Shanghai Major 2016 3rd $315,000.00 Dota 2
17 Feb 2016 Captains Draft 3.0 1st $43,408.00 Dota 2
31 Jan 2016 MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 2015 2nd $55,477.00 Dota 2
17 Jan 2016 SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2) 2nd $60,000.00 Dota 2
13 Dec 2015 The Summit 4 1st $48,783.00 Dota 2
21 Nov 2015 The Frankfurt Major 2015 3rd $315,000.00 Dota 2
18 Oct 2015 MLG World Finals 2015 (Dota 2) 2nd $68,389.00 Dota 2
4 Oct 2015 ESL One New York 2015 5th-8th $14,323.00 Dota 2
8 Aug 2015 The International 2015 1st $6,634,660.68 Dota 2
21 Jun 2015 ESL One Frankfurt 2015 2nd $59,241.00 Dota 2
7 Jun 2015 joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 4th $8,362.00 Dota 2
17 May 2015 The Summit 3 2nd $61,129.00 Dota 2
1 May 2015 Dota Pit League S3 1st $126,055.00 Dota 2
12 Apr 2015 joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1 2nd $21,615.00 Dota 2
9 Feb 2015 DAC 2015 1st $1,284,158.00 Dota 2
6 Jan 2015 D2L Season 5 3rd $8,666.00 Dota 2
21 Dec 2014 XMG Captains Draft 2.0 5th $17,940.00 Dota 2
7 Dec 2014 The Summit 2 4th $26,873.00 Dota 2
7 Dec 2014 The Summit 2 - Tag Team Tournament WIN $2,000.00 Dota 2
3 Dec 2014 Dota Pit League S2 4th $6,476.00 Dota 2
29 Nov 2014 DreamLeague Season 2 1st $42,986.00 Dota 2
26 Oct 2014 SLTV StarSeries Season X (Dota 2) 1st $106,022.00 Dota 2
10 Oct 2014 ESL One New York 2nd $26,489.00 Dota 2
19 Sep 2014 NVIDIA Game 24 3rd-4th $2,000.00 Dota 2
7 Sep 2014 WEC 2014 (Dota 2) 1st $97,711.80 Dota 2
21 Jul 2014 The International 2014 3rd $1,038,455.00 Dota 2
29 Jun 2014 ESL One Frankfurt 2nd $42,180.00 Dota 2
24 Jun 2014 D2L WC 1st $29,629.00 Dota 2
16 Jun 2014 DreamLeague Season 1 6th $23,026.00 Dota 2
8 Jun 2014 The Summit 1 1st $46,061.00 Dota 2
28 Apr 2014 joinDOTA League Season 1 America 1st $1,421.00 Dota 2
20 Apr 2014 SLTV StarSeries Season IX (Dota 2) 3rd $26,531.68 Dota 2
5 Apr 2014 MLG T.K.O. America 1st $14,000.00 Dota 2
9 Mar 2014 SXSW Monster Energy Invitational 1st $10,000.00 Dota 2
8 Feb 2014 ESP Shock Therapy Cup 1st $7,000.00 Dota 2
14 Dec 2013 Fragbite Masters 2013 (Dota 2) 5th-8th $836.27 Dota 2
18 Nov 2013 Netolic Pro League #4 West Cup 5 1st $1,000.00 Dota 2
11 Nov 2013 Netolic Pro League #4 West Cup 4 1st $1,000.00 Dota 2
15 Sep 2013 HTS2 NA/EU: Cycle 3 3rd $1,000.00
1 Sep 2013 HTS2 NA/EU: Cycle 2 3rd $1,000.00
17 Jun 2013 DreamHack Summer 2013 (HoN) 2nd $7,725.36
18 Apr 2013 HoN Tour Season 1 - Finals 3rd $8,000.00
14 Mar 2013 SBHL 1st $12,000.00
27 Jan 2013 HTS1 NA/EU: Cycle 4 4th $1,500.00
13 Jan 2013 HTS1 NA/EU: Cycle 3 5th-6th $1,000.00
23 Dec 2012 HTS1 NA/EU: Cycle 2 2nd $2,500.00
9 Dec 2012 HTS1 NA/EU: Cycle 1 2nd $2,500.00
24 Nov 2012 DreamHack Winter 2012 (HoN Tour Grand Finals) 2nd $16,000.00
30 Sep 2012 DreamHon Redemption 1st $4,000.00
30 Aug 2012 DreamHoN OSC 1st $24,000.00
13 May 2017 GWENT Challenger 3rd-4th $10,000.00
13 May 2017 GWENT Challenger #1 3rd-4th $10,000.00
15 May 2016 EPICENTER 2016 - Dota 2 Finals 5th-6th $20,000.00 Dota 2
26 Nov 2017 Midas Mode North America 1st $18,000.00 Dota 2
10 Dec 2017 ROG Masters 2017 (Dota 2) 2nd $58,800.00 Dota 2