2GD - James Harding

James "2GD" Harding - Quake Player


Name:
James Harding
Date of Birth:
December 29, 1982
Age:
34
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
World Ranking:
#2327
Country Ranking:
#88

Total Prize Money Earned:
$16,525.86 From 12 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
2GD, fnatic/2GD, TooGood

Biography

James "2GD" Harding is a retired British World of WarCraft player and Quake player. He now runs "The GD Studio"; being involved with the Dota 2 competitive scene and working on an upcoming competitive FPS-duel title "Diabotical" (formerly called "Reborn").

On February 26, 2016, 2GD was fired from his hosting position at The Shanghai Major, later criticized publicly by Gabe Newell on Reddit.



Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
2007$2,400.00314.52%|$0.0000.00%|$2,400.00314.52%
2006$12,225.86773.98%|$0.0000.00%|$12,225.86773.98%
2005$1,900.00211.50%|$0.0000.00%|$1,900.00211.50%

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
24 Years Old$2,400.00314.52%|$0.0000.00%|$2,400.00314.52%
23 Years Old$12,225.86773.98%|$0.0000.00%|$12,225.86773.98%
22 Years Old$1,900.00211.50%|$0.0000.00%|$1,900.00211.50%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Quake 4$15,025.861190.92%|$0.0000.00%|$15,025.861190.92%
World of WarCraft$1,500.0019.08%|$0.0000.00%|$1,500.0019.08%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
<independent>$16,525.8612100.00%|$0.0000.00%|$16,525.8612100.00%

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2006-08-062ndTeam-based Tournament » QuakeCon 2006 (Quake 4 2v2 TDM)$3,500.00Quake 4
2.2006-07-025th-8th» ESWC 2006 (Quake 4)$2,000.00Quake 4
3.2006-04-171st» i27 (Quake 4)$1,771.08Quake 4
4.2006-08-066th» QuakeCon 2006 (Quake 4 Duel)$1,500.00Quake 4
5.2007-04-302ndTeam-based Tournament » WSVG China 2007 (World of WarCraft)$1,500.00World of WarCraft
6.2006-07-098th» WSVG ISC 2006 (Quake 4)$1,500.00Quake 4
7.2005-11-273rd» DreamHack Winter 2005 (Quake 4 - 1v1)$1,000.00Quake 4
8.2006-01-151stVIA ESReality Invitational$1,000.00Quake 4
9.2006-11-122nd» i29 (Quake 4)$954.78Quake 4
10.2005-12-187th» CPL Winter 2005 (Quake 4)$900.00Quake 4

Top Placements

Champion
Runner-up
3rd/Semis
2 Tournaments
3 Tournaments
1 Tournament


Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, 2GD is ranked #2327 in highest overall earnings, and #88 in highest earnings for players from United Kingdom.


Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

Out of the 12 tournaments awarding cash prizes that 2GD had competed in, the largest amount was $3,500.00 from QuakeCon 2006 (Quake 4 2v2 TDM) on August 6, 2006. He placed 2nd, making up 21.18% of his total prize money won.


Notable Contributor

2GD has contributed to the competitive scene of the following games outside of competing in tournaments.

DiaboticalGame Developer
Dota 2Commentator, Host
Quake 4Commentator
Quake III ArenaCommentator
Quake LiveCommentator, Content Creator, Tournament Organizer
StarCraft IIHost
World of WarCraftCommentator


References


1.http://wiki.teamliquid.net/dota2/2GD
2GD - Liquipedia Dota 2 Wiki
Last Checked 2014-12-29 2:00:16 AM
2.http://www.liquiddota.com/forum/dota-2-general/504634-re-opened-james-2gd-fired-...
[Re-opened] James 2GD fired from Shanghai Major
Last Checked 2016-03-05 2:44:42 PM
3.http://www.pcgamer.com/dota-2-shanghai-major-host-let-go-after-the-first-day/
Gabe Newell calls fired host of Dota 2 Shanghai Major an "ass" - PC Gamer
Last Checked 2016-03-05 2:40:04 PM
4.http://www.sk-gaming.com/player/15775-2GD
Esport Index Dota 2 player: James '2GD' Harding | SK Gaming
Last Checked 2014-12-29 2:00:05 AM
5.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZfIDs2e-PQ
2gd vs MLG - Technical Difficulties - YouTube (Redirected to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZfIDs2e-PQ)
Last Checked 2014-12-29 2:00:27 AM
6.https://www.reddit.com/r/DotA2/comments/47sc46/update_from_the_shanghai_major/
Update from the Shanghai Major : DotA2
Last Checked 2016-03-05 2:43:07 PM
7.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6kRw_AMiQs
James "2GD" Harding - Team Fnatic - YouTube
Last Checked 2014-12-29 1:00:26 AM
8.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKkkEMem-tc
James "2GD" Harding in a nutshell - YouTube
Last Checked 2016-03-05 2:39:39 PM