Matthew Haag, also known as Nadeshot, is a former professional American Call of Duty player. He started playing in professional tournaments when he was 16 years old. Matthew eventually won his first major tournament the following year, where he was able to bring home $100,000. After gaining fame in the top-level amateur Halo 2 and Gears of War leagues, he moved to OpTic Gaming LLC in June 2010 as Captain of the Call of Duty team. During the 2009-2010 season, he placed 4th in the MLG National Championship. Since then he has competed professionally while maintaining a nearly-daily schedule of streaming and video content on YouTube and Twitch.
Matther is the founder and a co-owner of Esports team 100 Thieves. 100 Thieves is one among a variety of large Esports firms that is making an attempt to move past Esports staff competitions in video games to League of Legends, Name of Responsibility, and Fortnite. Prior to founding 100 Thieves, Haag was once one of the crucial embellished Esports athletes in the online game’s historical past.
Matthew Haag was announced as Shaker of the year last November 05, 2019 and accepted the award during the ceremony this past February 2020. The Shaker of the year award recognizes people for his or her remarkable paintings in creating Esports, particularly in opposition to non-endemic fanatics. Earlier winners had been Nate Nanzer (Overwatch League) in 2018 and Jack Etienne (Cloud nine) in 2019.
The winner is selected through a world jury of main individuals of the Esports industry group. The Sport Shakers Awards are part of Esports BAR Cannes. In February 2020, the awards displayed rewards for bringing Esports to mainstream audiences. The Game Shakers Awards jury praised Haag’s impressive work on building a cool mainstream Esports brand, especially with significant success with merchandising, crossover of competitors and entertainers with traditional sports owners melded into forward-looking activities.
“Esports isn’t trending anymore – it’s mainstream. I’m honored to have played a small role in making that happen, and I’m overwhelmed with gratitude to be receiving this award. Thank you to the Esports BAR for naming me the Esports Shaker of the Year — I can’t wait to see what’s next.”,Haag said in a statement.