TriPPPeY

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TriPPPeY
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Background Information
NameJoey Taylor
Country of BirthUnited States United States
Residency
NA
 North America
Competitive
TeamTeam Reciprocity
Social Media & Links
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Team History
May 2016 - Jun 2016
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Logo std.png Catastrophe
Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
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Logo std.png Tryvek
Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
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Logo std.png Contagious
Nov 2016 - Nov 2016
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6S Gaminglogo std.png 6S Gaming
Dec 2016 - Dec 2016
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The MoneyMatches Teamlogo std.png The MoneyMatches Team
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
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Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming
Feb 2017 - Mar 2017
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Team Allegiancelogo std.png Team Allegiance
May 2017 - Jan 2018
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Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming
Feb 2018 - Present
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Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs
Joe "TriPPPeY" Taylor is an American player for Team EnVyUs. He is well known for his time with teams such as Team Allegiance, The MoneyMatches Team and Luminosity Gaming.

Biography

TriPPPeY is from San Diego, California.

Halo 5: Guardians

TriPPPeY emerged into competitive Halo prominence in Summer 2016, when he competed in the qualifying stages of the HCS Pro League. His team, Catastrophe, consisting of himself, Musa, Renegade and Brainstorm, made a splash by winning the first of three Open Qualifiers to qualify for the Last Chance Qualifier. In the LCQ, Catastrophe finished in the top 8, not high enough to qualify. Catastrophe then began competing in the Open Circuit after replacing Musa with Nemassist. After three weeks as a top 3 team in the Open Circuit, Catastrophe replaced Renegade with v t3ct9. The roster eventually fell apart and TriPPPeY formed Tryvek alongside Renegade, Musa and Goofy. Tryvek ended up finishing in the top 8 in the Open Circuit Finals, not high enough to qualify for Relegation.

Going into the Fall 2016 season, TriPPPeY formed a new team - Contagious, consisting of himself alongside Chaser, Saiyan and FireBird. Chaser was soon replaced by v t3ct9. In Week 5, TriPPPeY and Saiyan revamped the roster, bringing in Scaryotic and TireIron and winning their first Legendary Cup. Going into the final week, Scaryotic was replaced by Boamx, and they won another Legendary Cup. Going into the Open Circuit Finals at HCS Las Vegas 2016, Contagious was signed by 6S Gaming. They finished 2nd in the Finals, good enough to qualify for Relegation, followed by a top 12 finish in the Championship Bracket. For Relegation, TriPPPeY's team was sponsored by MoneyMatches and went under the name The MoneyMatches Team. They finished 4th, failing to earn pro status.

During the offseason, TriPPPeY's stock rose dramatically as he propelled himself into a pro seed, joining Luminosity Gaming alongside Ninja, Victory X and eL TowN. At the team's first event together, they finished in the top 8. TriPPPeY then left Luminosity to join Team Allegiance alongside Spartan, Commonly and Suspector. In Vegas, Allegiance placed top 8, narrowly missing out on Halo World Championship 2017 qualification after a 4-2 loss to Pnda Gaming.

After Worlds, TriPPPeY tried out on a number of teams before finally returning to Luminosity Gaming alongside Ninja, Victory X and Saiyan. At UMG Daytona, Luminosity finished 2nd in its pool. In the Championship Bracket, they were upset early by Oxygen Supremacy in a 3-0 sweep. They managed to eliminate Believe the Hype and Evil Geniuses before bowing out to Splyce for a top 8 finish. After the first few weeks of the Summer Season, Luminosity replaced Victory X with APG. They ultimately finished the season in sixth place, just enough to avoid the Relegation tournament. At the DreamHack Atlanta Finals, Luminosity started things off with a victory over Ronin Esports, but they were defeated in the following round by Team Liquid. After securing a top eight finish, Luminosity were ousted from the bracket in a five-game loss to Evil Geniuses, going home with a top six finish.

During the offseason, Ninja retired, leaving a spot open on the team. The spot was soon filled by Rayne. The team did slightly better in the Fall 2017 Season, finishing in fifth place with a 3-4 record. At the DreamHack Denver Finals, Luminosity were upset early by the 12th seeded Str8 Rippin. In the Elimination Bracket, Luminosity won a close match with Ronin Esports to secure top eight. In the next round, they swept Evil Geniuses and faced the tough task of beating Team EnVyUs for top four. Despite gaining a 2-1 advantage at one point, Luminosity fell to EnVyUs and went home with a top six finish.

The Luminosity roster disbanded in the lead-up to Halo World Championship 2018 season, with TriPPPeY and Saiyan ultimately deciding to team with iGotUrPistola and bubu dubu. Initially competing as Ambush, the team was quickly signed by Team EnVyUs. EnVyUs made history at MLG Orlando by becoming both the first team to defeat OpTic Gaming before the Winners' Finals, and the first team to sweep OpTic, in their 3-0 victory in the Winners Semifinals. They were defeated by Splyce in the Winners Finals however, and OpTic took advantage of the rematch opportunity in the Elimination Finals, defeating EnVyUs 4-2 and sending them home in third. At MLG Columbus, EnVyUs started off similarly strong, sweeping their pool and qualifying for Halo World Championship 2018, but this time around they lost in the first round of bracket play to Splyce. After narrowly avoiding an upset loss to Str8 Rippin in the first round of losers, EnVyUs swept Renegades before running into Splyce once again. Splyce took a 3-0 victory and sent EnVyUs home in fourth. At Worlds, EnVyUs convincingly won their pool and went on to narrowly defeat Renegades 4-3 in the opening round of bracket play. They were then taken out 4-2 by Splyce, resulting in a losers bracket rematch against Elevate. EnVyUs won the match 4-0 and went on to win their following match against Team Reciprocity 4-3 in a game seven which featured a Reciprocity member's controller disconnecting at a crucial moment in-game. In the losers finals, EnVyUs very nearly defeated TOX Gaming, but ultimately took third place after a 4-3 loss.

Trivia

Team and Tournament History

Game End Date Event Place Team Prize Team Teammates (Coach)
Halo 5 logo.png April 15, 2018 Halo World Championship 2018 A33 $100,000 Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png March 25, 2018 MLG Columbus 2018 A44 $4,000 Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png March 17, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #8 A22 $500 Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png March 3, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #7 A33 - 4 - Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png February 24, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #6 A33 - 4 - Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png February 18, 2018 MLG Orlando 2018 A33 $6,000 Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png February 10, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #5 A33 - 4 - Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png February 03, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #4 A33 - 4 - Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png January 27, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #3 A33 - 4 - VVv Ambushlogo std.png Ambush Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png January 20, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #2 A33 - 4 - VVv Ambushlogo std.png Ambush Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png January 13, 2018 HaloWC 2018 - NA 2000 Series Cup #1 A22 $500 VVv Ambushlogo std.png Ambush Saiyanbubu dubuiGotUrPistola
Halo 5 logo.png October 22, 2017 DreamHack Denver 2017 A55 - 6 $15,000 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanaPGRayne
Halo 5 logo.png September 27, 2017 HCS Pro League - Fall 2017 Season A55 $5,500 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanaPGRayne
Halo 5 logo.png July 23, 2017 DreamHack Atlanta 2017 A55 - 6 $15,000 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanNinjaaPG
Halo 5 logo.png June 22, 2017 HCS Pro League - Summer 2017 Season A66 $5,000 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanNinjaaPG
Halo 5 logo.png May 17, 2017 UMG Daytona 2017 A77 - 8 $4,000 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanVictory XNinja
Halo 5 logo.png March 12, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA LCQ A44 I1NQ Team Allegiancelogo std.png Team Allegiance CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png March 5, 2017 ME Las Vegas 2017 A77 - 8 $2,000 Team Allegiancelogo std.png Team Allegiance CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png February 18, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #4 A55 - 8 - Logo std.png Spartan and Friends CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png February 11, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #3 D333 - 64 - Logo std.png Spartan and Friends CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png February 4, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #2 A22 $250 Logo std.png Spartan and Friends CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png January 28, 2017 HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #1 A44 - Logo std.png Spartan and Friends CommonlySuspectorSpartan
Halo 5 logo.png January 22, 2017 UGC St. Louis 2017 A77 - 8 $2,000 Luminosity Gaminglogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL TowNVictory XNinja
Halo 5 logo.png December 10, 2016 ESL Burbank Fall 2016 (Relegation) A44 I1NQ The MoneyMatches Teamlogo std.png The MoneyMatches Team SaiyanTireIronBoamX
Halo 5 logo.png November 20, 2016 ME Las Vegas 2016 A99 - 12 - 6S Gaminglogo std.png 6S Gaming SaiyanTireIronBoamX
Halo 5 logo.png November 19, 2016 ME Las Vegas 2016 (Open Circuit Finals) A22 I1Q 6S Gaminglogo std.png 6S Gaming SaiyanTireIronBoamX
Halo 5 logo.png November 6, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #7 A11 $800 Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanTireIronBoamX
Halo 5 logo.png October 30, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #6 A22 $200 Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanTireIronScaryotic
Halo 5 logo.png October 23, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #5 A11 $800 Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanTireIronScaryotic
Halo 5 logo.png October 16, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #4 A33 - Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanVtecBrainstorm
Halo 5 logo.png October 2, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #3 A55 - 6 - Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanFireBirdVtec
Halo 5 logo.png September 25, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Fall '16 LC #2 A44 - Logo std.png Contagious SaiyanChaserFireBird
Halo 5 logo.png July 10, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Summer 2016 Finals A77 - 8 I1NQ Logo std.png Tryvek RenegadeGoofyMusa
Halo 5 logo.png July 3, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Summer '16 LC #5 A55 - 6 $750 Logo std.png Tryvek RenegadeGoofyMusa
Halo 5 logo.png June 19, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Summer '16 LC #3 A44 - Logo std.png Catastrophe BrainstormNemassistVtec
Halo 5 logo.png June 12, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Summer '16 LC #2 A33 - Logo std.png Catastrophe BrainstormRenegadeNemassist
Halo 5 logo.png June 5, 2016 HCS Open Circuit - Summer '16 LC #1 A22 $250 Logo std.png Catastrophe BrainstormRenegadeNemassist
Halo 5 logo.png May 22, 2016 HCS Pro League - Summer 2016 LCQ A77 - 8 I1NQ Logo std.png Catastrophe BrainstormMusaRenegade

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