Check-Six disband

Following two disappointing ESEA Invite seasons and a poor IEM 6 GC New York showing, Danny "fRoD" Montaner's Check Six has disbanded.

Former coL and EG members Montaner and Tyler "Storm" Wood teamed up with Spencer "hiko" Martin, Dustin "dizzaman" Dilyerd and David "Xp3" Garrido to form Temporary after the former two were removed from Evil Geniuses roughly a year ago.

The team were not allowed to participate in the on-going ESEA Invite season at the time and they couldn't find a sponsor to back their trip to IEM 6 GC Guangzhou which they qualified for over UMX Gaming.


fRoD's and Check Six's last international tournament was IEM 6 GC New York 

At IEM 6 GC New York the team went out in group stage after losses versus SK Gaming and WinFakt, and failed to make the finals of ESEA Invite season 10 as they bowed out against UMX Gaming in the consolidation finals.

During their final ESEA Invite season Matt "Warden" Dickens replaced Martin on the team, and the team once again failed to impress, as they were trashed by Maximum Effort led by Braxton "swag" Pierce in a 4-32 overall loss.

Check Six was:

United States Dustin "dizzaman" Dilyerd
United States Danny "fRoD" Montaner
United States Tyler "Storm" Wood
United States Matt "Warden" Dickens
France David "Xp3" Garrido

According to ESEA News Garrido has signed up to compete in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in ESEA Invite season 12, despite of the coming Counter-Strike 1.6 season still featuring the massive just under $20,000 prize purse.

There are no reports on what the other members of the team might plan to do in the future, but with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive looking promising in the US, it's unlikely we will see them play again.

Sad :/
2012-07-30 07:30
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2012-07-30 07:30
+1
2012-07-30 07:31
Xp3 is not american :o
2012-07-30 07:32
i guess this players loose the motivation :/ sad dizzaman is an amazing player , fRoD i guess he retires soon , warden is not the same guy when play in coL and storm too , and xp3 i guess is not at the same level of past months but GL great players :)
2012-07-30 07:36
Xp3 from france. fRoD the king
2012-07-30 07:36
Goodbye to the coL trio
2012-07-30 07:38
fRoD will still be top awper of all times :) ! DANNY THE KING !
2012-07-30 07:39
12 replies
fanboy detected..
2012-07-30 07:43
10 replies
Another one here, fRoD is without a doubt one of the best players (if not the best) to ever touch the AWP.
2012-07-30 07:46
7 replies
"One of the best" I agree 100% !! but "top awper of all times" I don't think so this is just my opinion ^^
2012-07-30 08:09
6 replies
he made his name with awp by being agressive with awp.
2012-07-30 08:12
1 reply
omg man I know that!! I'm not saying he not good or sth like that, I'm just saying there is better than him
2012-07-30 08:13
"top awper of all times" doesn't mean that he is the best awper of all times
2012-07-30 09:24
2 replies
Wait, what?
2012-07-30 10:34
Well, there's 2 ways to look at it :)
2012-07-30 12:26
there is no TOP awper of all times, different awpers has different styles, and you cant say that someone is best
2012-08-04 14:19
wtf ? fRoD is a great awp! and top aweper of all times..
2012-07-30 07:47
1 reply
+1
2012-07-30 09:01
fRoD vs 4Kings on CBBLE one of the best POV I've ever seen.
2012-07-30 11:03
after sk was disbanded i dont get too much sad about other news =/ but stil sad for frod remember him from team3d, always sk's hard team to beat.
2012-07-30 07:48
3 replies
that's an interesting memory considering he always played on col, not 3d (apart from wcg pan-am stand-in where they only played vs mibr, eg.ca and randoms)
2012-07-30 07:49
never played with 3D LOL
2012-07-30 17:39
1 reply
#99
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North America druz
yes he did, he rang for them for a tournament
2012-07-30 22:03
fRoD vs 4Kings on de_cbble @ CPLW 2005, check it out if you haven't already :)
2012-07-30 07:51
2 replies
fRoD vs 4Kings on de_cbble one of the best POV i've ever seen
2012-07-30 10:09
1 reply
link pls ? :D
2012-07-31 05:33
fRoD 1 of the living legends of cs 1.6 GL in future !
2012-07-30 08:36
fRoD vs 4Kings on de_cbble. One of the best PoVs I've ever seen.
2012-07-30 08:39
ive seen Warden play a lot of Dota2 (assuming its the same Warden)
2012-07-30 09:04
so sad :|
2012-07-30 09:07
#25
N4j | 
Germany N4j
"but with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive looking promising in the US, it's unlikely we will see them play again" That's news to me that, that game looks promising here lol...
2012-07-30 09:09
8 replies
#26
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United States lurppis
almost every invite player is focusing on cs:go (maximum effort, ultimax gaming, etc) because of the upcoming eswc qualifiers. the next cs 1.6 season in esea invite, despite of the ridiculously good prize purse, isn't even on most people's minds at the top of invite.
2012-07-30 09:18
7 replies
#27
N4j | 
Germany N4j
Well, derp. ESWC is a big deal. The Invite division is still on the minds of the newcomers and people not in ESWC.
2012-07-30 09:21
6 replies
#32
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United States lurppis
the invite division has been a joke since season 3 (i can only speak for that since i wasn't there for season 2), there were always 2-4 good teams and then teams that didn't belong... i doubt anyone outside of them has ever practiced properly or "had the game on their minds"
2012-07-30 09:37
5 replies
Agreed 1000000%
2012-07-30 11:07
#103
N4j | 
Germany N4j
So? Isn't that most cases everywhere CS is?!.... Other people still have the drive and motivation to play. Doesn't mean they'll be the best.
2012-07-31 01:37
3 replies
#105
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United States lurppis
i don't think you're getting my point - the people in invite definitely do not have the drive or motivation to play. multiple teams die every season and never practice.
2012-07-31 07:48
2 replies
#107
N4j | 
Germany N4j
Have you not seen the teams this season? Amazing Online, ttb, Modus, District 7, MouseSpaz, sapphire, Agroup, Death Clutch, Desire are all actively fragging it out and preparing for Invite. This season might not be the most talent ever, but it will be competitive nonetheless. UMX picking up swag ( they won't be as active, could be wrong. ) Maximum Effort and HRG are the 2 teams I really don't see putting in the time and effort that all those other teams mentioned are currently doing. You must not be around the US scene much anymore lurppy~ Even tho you're supporting CS:P on our forums, which I like cuz CS:GO is trash.
2012-07-31 23:57
1 reply
#108
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United States lurppis
that's how it has been before every single season of invite, give it about 3 weeks into the season and the teams who aren't good enough won't even play together anymore, half the players will quit and 2-4 teams will die. business as usual. i have never cared about the lower levels of invite because i just don't have the time to so in that sense i have never followed it, but when i was there it was easy to tell who was practicing and who wasn't, because we'd end up playing the same 2-3 teams over and over and over again. similarly, semphis always tells me how it's down to 3-4 teams that practice, within the first weeks.
2012-08-01 06:13
Is time to change mattes.
2012-07-30 09:25
cs go lol
2012-07-30 09:42
more tragic news than about SK.laming
2012-07-30 09:49
1 reply
Actually not very much
2012-07-30 12:29
i miss the days when coL was feared by every team in the world.
2012-07-30 10:12
1 reply
Yeah :P but then at the end of 2006.. :(
2012-07-30 11:06
fRoD. ownez !
2012-07-30 10:37
expected
2012-07-30 11:05
NOOOOOOES
2012-07-30 11:15
us cs gg
2012-07-30 12:12
And nothing of value was lost. fRoD and Storm need to quit playing Counter-Strike and move on in life. They're just about the two most washed up players I have ever seen.
2012-07-30 12:18
6 replies
Well, it's extremely bad that we can't see any more intercontinental events (or however you wanna call it), and it's obviously not gonna get better with these news
2012-07-30 12:31
wats frod age ... :/ i guess hez in 30's :S
2012-07-30 13:20
2 replies
#77
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United States lurppis
turns 26 next month, storm 27 if i recall correctly. both still younger than players like carn, robban etc
2012-07-30 13:49
1 reply
Shame...they leavin like this
2012-07-30 13:56
frod still hits his shots. i cant say the same about storm
2012-07-30 13:29
you need to quit playing cs and move on in life, you're just about one of the most bitter nonames I have ever seen.
2012-07-31 00:37
American pro cs scene disbanded lot of days ago.
2012-07-30 12:23
3 replies
+1... yes since the days of coL and Team 3D
2012-07-30 13:19
2 replies
Yeah.. 3D :(
2012-07-30 13:21
+ Evil Geniuses
2012-07-30 13:54
noooooooooooooooo warden <3
2012-07-30 12:31
fr0d, storm, warded... complexity 4 ever.. :)
2012-07-30 12:43
where is n0thing therE? xD
2012-07-30 12:48
I'm surprised no one has said "hp frog?" yet...
2012-07-30 12:50
the end is near
2012-07-30 13:03
nice
2012-07-30 13:04
All the oldschool players have already retired... dont worry cs:go will fail in 6 months or so
2012-07-30 13:19
Is Chance for pov demos from Game Gune ?!
2012-07-30 13:38
fRod change the style of awp really a legend
2012-07-30 13:41
SK Gaming Release Counter Strike 1.6 Team : O.
2012-07-30 14:15
:i
2012-07-30 14:16
sad
2012-07-30 16:45
Much like in the biblical story of samson, frod lost his exceptional power when his hair was cut off. Grow back the Afro and once again you will rule the world Danny!
2012-07-30 16:56
2 replies
LOL
2012-07-30 18:23
1 reply
:p
2012-07-30 20:48
fRoD > all
2012-07-30 17:28
gg guys
2012-07-30 18:04
fuck....
2012-07-30 18:40
I'm honestly surprised that the coL trio have been playing for this long. Without a doubt the most consistent top-level awper of all-time, Mr. fRoD, I wish you the best of luck~
2012-07-31 00:31
not one of the best,he is the best of ever since!
2012-07-31 11:39
fRoD vs 4Kings on de_cbble one of the best POV i've ever seen
2012-08-03 00:24
fRod the foRehead
2012-08-03 15:37
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