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Lawrence “Malystryx” Phillips

Veteran editor turned meme creator

Malystryx has been been a contributor in the esports community for 14 years and counting, starting out as press and eventually getting involved in production, script-writing, and top quality memes. Including Newbee’s fragrance SCCCUH, Lord Cucksworth and Kundalini (the Kiev Major card game).

His work began in 2004 as a Warcraft 3 editor after seeing the World Cyber Games finals between Grubby and Zacard. After completing a Bachelors degree in multimedia and Masters in Animation, Malystryx was offered a full-time position as editor-in-chief for SK Gaming to jump start his career. He was nominated for Esports Journalist of the Year in 2009 before moving on from Warcraft 3 to pursue content for other games.

In Dota 2, Malystryx starting working for a community website known as joinDOTA in 2013. He started as an editor but after a few years of hard work and dedication he began graduating to bigger projects. By 2015, PGL was hiring Malystryx as a script-writer and eventually a full-on producer to create entertaining filler content. His work behind the scenes includes the Manila Major, Boston Major, Kiev Major, Bucharest Major, and Super Major. Malystryx also does freelance works for Monster Energy and GINXTV among others. His goal is to spread positivity and hopefully bring you a few laughs.


The Bucharest Major
March 2018
The Kiev Major
April 2017
The Boston Major
December 2016
The Manila Major
June 2016