Michael Grzesiek, Commonly known as Shroud is a Polish Canadian streamer and content creator. Before completely turning his focus into content creation and streaming he used to be a professional player for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. And because of his competitive background, he mainly focuses on FPS and Battle Royale games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Apex Legends, Escape from Tarkov, Valorant, and Call of Duty Warzone. And he is recognized as one of the best aimers in the scene.
Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek was born on June 2, 1994, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He started his career as a professional player playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for Exertus eSports and later for Manajuma until July 2014 when he was signed by Complexity Gaming as a stand-in and just after one month of playing with Complexity Gaming he got his first big opportunity in August 2014 and was signed by one of the biggest North American organization Cloud9.
Shroud played for Cloud9 for the better part of his career and was with them for more than 3 years and leading them to many tournaments wins including ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 – North America and ESL Pro League Season 4 – Finals.
In August 2017, after being with Cloud9 for more than three years shroud decided to benched himself from the active roster and focus on his career as a streamer and content creator.
In April 2018, he left Cloud9 and announced his retirement from CS: GO pro scene, and announced that he’ll be turning full-time streamer and content creator.
In just a few years Shroud became one of the most followed streamers on Twitch and one of the most popular streamers and content creators around the world. He can be found streaming on Twitch almost every day trying out a variety of games but currently, his main focus is games like Valorant and Call of Duty Warzone.
As of January 2022, he has more than 6 million subscribers on Youtube and is really close to 10million followers on Twitch.
Awards & Achievements:
Shroud was nominated for the Trending Gamer in 2017 by The Game Awards.
in 2019, Shroud was nominated for the Streamer of the Year Award by Esports Awards and won Content Creator of the Year by The Game Awards.
he was nominated for the Live Streamer by 10th Streamy Awards.
What mouse does Shroud use?
Shroud currently uses Logitech G303 Shroud Edition.