Ben "Karma" Jackson - Halo Player


Name:
Ben Jackson
Date of Birth:
March 25, 1988
Age:
30
United States
United States
World Ranking:
#708
Country Ranking:
#143

Total Prize Money Earned:
$122,922.26 From 42 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
Karma, True_Karma

Biography

He's earned in both singles and team play. Karma has reached the peak of Major League Gaming's world-class competition. He holds what can only be described as a dynasty, Karma's incredible unbeaten streak in 1v1 competition dates back to the 2005 season. Karma's singles game is marked by an unparalleled ability to aggressively fortify a stage's vantage points and force his opponents to approach from disadvantageous positions. In stark contrast, he adopts a supporting role during team play, enabling his teammates to step into the more glorified slaying roles.

Throughout the season, his reign has been relatively unchallenged, as he has raised his game a cut above the competition. The overwhelming favorite in any competition he enters, Karma has proven over the course of several consecutive 1v1 championship titles that he is truly the master of individual mind-games and battle tactics. It is quite simply difficult to overstate the extent to which he dominates this competition, and the unprecedented success that he has garnered will surely earn him a spot in the hallowed halls of pro gaming's greatest names.



Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
2010$400.0010.33%|$0.0000.00%|$400.0010.33%
2009$400.0010.33%|$0.0000.00%|$400.0010.33%
2008$13,100.00610.66%|$0.0000.00%|$13,100.00610.66%
2007$30,297.26824.65%|$0.0000.00%|$30,297.26824.65%
2006$74,250.001660.40%|$0.0000.00%|$74,250.001660.40%
2005$4,475.00103.64%|$0.0000.00%|$4,475.00103.64%

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
22 Years Old$400.0010.33%|$0.0000.00%|$400.0010.33%
21 Years Old$400.0010.33%|$0.0000.00%|$400.0010.33%
20 Years Old$13,100.00610.66%|$0.0000.00%|$13,100.00610.66%
19 Years Old$30,297.26824.65%|$0.0000.00%|$30,297.26824.65%
18 Years Old$66,250.001453.90%|$0.0000.00%|$66,250.001453.90%
17 Years Old$12,225.00119.95%|$0.0000.00%|$12,225.00119.95%
16 Years Old$250.0010.20%|$0.0000.00%|$250.0010.20%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Halo 2$109,022.263488.69%|$0.0000.00%|$109,022.263488.69%
Halo 3$13,900.00811.31%|$0.0000.00%|$13,900.00811.31%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Carbon$107,147.262787.17%|$0.0000.00%|$107,147.262787.17%
<independent>$15,775.001512.83%|$0.0000.00%|$15,775.001512.83%

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2006-11-191stTeam-based Tournament » MLG Las Vegas 2006 (Halo 2 4v4)$25,000.00Halo 2
2.2007-10-142ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$15,000.00Halo 2
3.2006-11-191st» MLG Las Vegas 2006 (Halo 2 FFA)$10,000.00Halo 2
4.2006-10-151stTeam-based Tournament » MLG New York Playoffs 2006 (Halo 2 4v4)$7,500.00Halo 2
5.2007-07-221stTeam-based Tournament » MLG Dallas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$5,000.00Halo 2
6.2008-10-051stTeam-based Tournament » MLG Dallas 2008 (Halo 3)$5,000.00Halo 3
7.2008-11-235thTeam-based Tournament » MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$5,000.00Halo 3
8.2006-02-261st» MLG New York 2005 (Halo 2 FFA)$5,000.00Halo 2
9.2006-10-151st» MLG New York Playoffs 2006 (Halo 2 FFA)$5,000.00Halo 2
10.2007-04-152ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG Charlotte 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$3,000.00Halo 2

Top Placements

Champion
Runner-up
3rd/Semis
16 Tournaments
6 Tournaments
7 Tournaments


Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, Karma is ranked #708 in highest overall earnings, and #143 in highest earnings for players from United States.


Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

Before his 18th birthday, Karma was awarded $12,475.00 in cash prizes from 12 tournaments. 10.15% of his total prize money was earned before March 25, 2006.


Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

Out of the 42 tournaments awarding cash prizes that Karma had competed in, the largest amount was $25,000.00 from MLG Las Vegas 2006 (Halo 2 4v4) on November 19, 2006. He placed 1st, making up 20.34% of his total prize money won.


$100,000 Milestone

On October 14, 2007, Karma reached $100,000 in total prize money won with a $15,000.00 cash prize from his 2nd place finish at MLG Las Vegas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4). Prize money from 33 tournaments got him to that point.



References


1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Jackson_(electronic_sports_player)
Ben Jackson (electronic sports player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Last Checked 2014-09-21 7:00:05 AM
2.http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/timeout-with-karma-4
Timeout With Karma | News | Major League Gaming
Last Checked 2014-09-21 7:00:17 AM
3.http://www.mlgwiki.com/wiki/Karma
Karma - MLG Wiki
Last Checked 2014-09-20 8:00:05 PM