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Danny Le, better known as Shiphtur (pronounced "shifter"), is a Canadian League of Legends player who played Support for Delta Fox of the North American Challenger Series. Shiphtur was the first esports player to be granted a P-1 athletic visa from the United States Department of State.[1][2] On May 2, 2014, he joined Team Dignitas along with Darshan 'ZionSpartan' Upadhyahan.[3] On May 17, 2016, Team Apex acquired Dignitas' NA Challenger team including Shiphtur.[4]

Shiphtur
Danny Le
StatusActive
Born (1993-01-27) January 27, 1993 (age 26)
HometownVancouver, British Columbia
NationalityCanadian
Current teamDelta Fox
RoleMidlane
GamesLeague of Legends
OrganizerSimon Jeon (heavenTime)
Nickname(s)Shiphtur, Chapanya
Jul 2012 – Aug 2012DnG.Panda
Aug 2012 – Oct 2012Monomaniac Evito
Dec 2012 – Jan 2013Team Dynamic
Jan 2013 – Jun 2013Good Game University
May 2014 – May 2016Team Dignitas
May 2016 – Sep 2016Apex Gaming
Golden Guardians

On September 26, 2016, Apex and Team Dignitas were acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers,[5] and Shiphtur was released from the Apex Roster but not added to Dignitas.

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Tournament resultsEdit

Team CoastEdit

DignitasEdit

Team ApexEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lejacq, Yannick. "Score! Professional video gamers awarded athletic visas". NBC News. NBCUniversal. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  2. ^ Welch, Chris. "'League of Legends' gamer granted US visa recognizing him as professional athlete". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Lee, Timothy (May 2, 2014). "Team Dignitas signs Shiphtur and ZionSpartan to LCS team". GameSpot.
  4. ^ Volk, Pete (May 17, 2016). "Apex acquires Dignitas' NA Challenger slot, Shiphtur and Apollo". The Rift Herald. Archived from the original on May 19, 2016.
  5. ^ Rovell, Darren (September 26, 2016). "76ers acquire esports teams Dignitas and Apex". ESPN. Retrieved 9 October 2016.