Chris "ShockWav3" Smith - Halo Player

Chris Smith
Date of Birth:
January 17, 1989
United States
United States
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$109,362.26 From 32 Tournaments
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While Shockwav3 struggled for recognition during the Halo: CE era, he found immediate success upon his Halo 2 debut. Having placed no lower than fourth in Halo 2 team play, Shockwav3 quickly became known for his composed leadership and unpredictable play style. As the level-headed leader of Carbon, Shockwav3 keeps his squad focused through his commanding vocal call-outs. Where other teams are prone to discouragement, he keeps intensity at a high and rallies his team to historic comebacks.

While arguably lacking the precision aim of other top players, Shockwav3 sets himself apart through his intelligence and quick decision making. His excellent anticipation often yields the first-shot advantage in battle and keeps opponents guessing. Most notably, Shockwav3's ball carrying ability is top-notch, as he frequently humiliates the opposition with his forceful beat-downs. Shockwav3's ball carrying expertise yields his team crucial time, as he often single-handedly fends off onrushing opponents.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
20 Years Old$15,800.00514.45%|$0.0000.00%|$15,800.00514.45%
19 Years Old$13,600.00612.44%|$0.0000.00%|$13,600.00612.44%
18 Years Old$30,137.26727.56%|$0.0000.00%|$30,137.26727.56%
17 Years Old$46,750.00942.75%|$0.0000.00%|$46,750.00942.75%
16 Years Old$3,075.0052.81%|$0.0000.00%|$3,075.0052.81%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Halo 2$79,962.262173.12%|$0.0000.00%|$79,962.262173.12%
Halo 3$29,400.001126.88%|$0.0000.00%|$29,400.001126.88%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

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
3.2008-11-233rdTeam-based Tournament » MLG Las Vegas 2008 (Halo 3)$10,000.00Halo 3
4.2010-01-103rdTeam-based Tournament » MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3)$10,000.00Halo 3
5.2006-10-151stTeam-based Tournament » MLG New York Playoffs 2006 (Halo 2 4v4)$7,500.00Halo 2
6.2007-07-221stTeam-based Tournament » MLG Dallas 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$5,000.00Halo 2
7.2007-04-152ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG Charlotte 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$3,000.00Halo 2
8.2009-08-302ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG Dallas 2009 (Halo 3)$3,000.00Halo 3
9.2007-06-102ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG Meadowlands 2007 (Halo 2 4v4)$3,000.00Halo 2
10.2006-02-262ndTeam-based Tournament » MLG New York 2005 (Halo 2 4v4)$3,000.00Halo 2

Top Placements

5 Tournaments
10 Tournaments
6 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, ShockWav3 is ranked #694 in highest overall earnings, and #129 in highest earnings for players from United States.

Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

Before his 18th birthday, ShockWav3 was awarded $49,825.00 in cash prizes from 14 tournaments. 45.56% of his total prize money was earned before January 17, 2007.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The largest cash prize that ShockWav3 has been awarded from a single tournament was $25,000.00 from MLG Las Vegas 2006 (Halo 2 4v4) on November 19, 2006. His 1st place finish makes up 22.86% of his total prize money won.

$100,000 Milestone

ShockWav3 obtained $100,000 in total prize money earned on January 10, 2010 with a $10,000.00 cash prize from his 3rd place finish at MLG Orlando 2009 (Halo 3). Prize money from 32 tournaments got him to that point.


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