100 Thieves founder Matthew Haag will probably be named “Shaker of the 12 months” on the Esports Bar convention in Cannes, France subsequent yr.
Haag, who’s also referred to as “Nadeshot,” was a embellished esports athlete, earlier than founding the esports life-style agency 100 Thieves in 2016. It now competes in lots of widespread esports, together with Fortnite, League of Legends and Name of Obligation.
In July this yr, 100 Thieves took a serious step ahead with a $35 million collection B spherical, and the opening of a brand new headquarters in Los Angeles.
“Esports is not trending anymore — it is mainstream,” mentioned Haag in a press release. “I am honoured to have performed a small position in making that occur, and I am overwhelmed with gratitude to be receiving this award. Thanks to the Esports BAR for naming me the Esports Shaker of the 12 months — I can not wait to see what’s subsequent.”
Earlier winners of the Shake of the 12 months award embrace Cloud9’s Jack Etienne and The Overwatch League’s Nate Nanzer, who’s now at Epic Video games. Haag will obtain his award on the Recreation Shaker Awards, on February 11, 2020.
The Recreation Shaker Awards are a part of Esports Bar Cannes, which is held from February 11 to 13, 2020 on the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.