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United States yomps
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yomps at Rewind 2017 with EVL Gaming
Player Information
Name Justin Swilpa
Born February 22, 2000 ( 2000 -02-22)
Died July 17, 2020 ( 2020 -07-17) (aged 20)
Nationality United States United States
Status Inactive (2015 - 2020)
Mains Scout Scout
Pocket Soldier Pocket Soldier
Career Winnings $8,800
Achievements[see all]
First Place 1st
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Team History
cafe monster
2016 - 2017
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2018 - 2020
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Esports Earnings Page ESEA Player Page RGL Player Page Logs.tf Page Twitch Stream Twitter

Justin "yomps" Swilpa was an American competitive Team Fortress 2 player who mained Scout and Pocket Soldier.

yomps began his career playing Scout for cafe monster in ESEA-IM Season 18. His skill with the class was evident early on, going on to win the division and securing the team's place in ESEA-Invite the following season. This achievement made yomps one of the few players to not only make their ESEA debut in the Intermediate Division, but also to win it in their first season.

A fast riser, yomps joined Ascent for ESEA-I Season 20 where he would again go on to win the division, in only his third season playing in ESEA. For the next seven seasons, yomps formed a core with teammates rando and Bdonski as they competed with the teams RONIN, EVL Gaming and once again Ascent. Under the EVL Gaming banner, the team achieved a third place finish at Rewind 2017.

However, yomps' most successful period in the scene came when he joined froyotech for ESEA-I Season 27. With this change he would also switch classes to Pocket Soldier. It was no hinderance, as with froyotech he has won two global LAN events in Rewind 2018 and i63, four ESEA-I titles and two RGL Traditional Sixes title.

yomps passed away suddenly on July 17, 2020.[1] A commemorative tournament was hosted by RGL from July 24 - July 25.[2] The tournament helped raise over $25,000 for yomps' family,[3] and was won by froyotech.

Tournament history[edit]

Year Team CL Tournament Place Prize
Global LANs
2017 EVL Gaming Icon.png EVL Gaming Scout Esports Arena Rewind 2017 3rd $300
2018 Froyotech Icon.png froyotech Pocket Soldier Insomnia_Gaming_Festival i63 1st $900
Esports Arena Rewind 2018 1st $1,300


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