Imperial Hal Apex Legends is one of the most successful and popular Apex Legends players in the world. He is the captain of TSM, the team that has won multiple tournaments and championships in the game. He also goes by the nickname “CEO of Apex,” which highlights his dominance and leadership in the competitive scene. Here are some of the top moments that demonstrate why Imperial Hal earned this moniker.
Winning the First Apex Legends Major Tournament at X Games Minneapolis
In August 2019, TSM participated in the EXP Invitational – Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis, the first major tournament for Apex Legends with a prize pool of $150,000. TSM dominated the competition, winning six out of twelve matches and finishing with 109 points, 32 points ahead of the second-place team. Imperial Hal was instrumental in TSM’s victory, leading his team with 55 kills and 14,175 damage². He also made some clutch plays, such as wiping out two squads with a Kraber sniper rifle in match 10. Imperial Hal and his teammates took home $30,000 each and cemented their status as the best Apex Legends team in the world.
Winning the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational
In September 2019, TSM traveled to Krakow, Poland to compete in the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational, the biggest tournament for Apex Legends at the time with a prize pool of $500,000. The tournament featured 80 teams from around the world and used a unique format that required teams to reach a certain number of points and then win a match to advance to the next round. TSM breezed through the group stage and the winners bracket, reaching the grand finals with only one loss. In the grand finals, TSM faced off against 19 other teams in a best-of-11 series. Imperial Hal once again showed his skills and leadership, guiding his team to four wins out of nine matches and securing the championship title. Imperial Hal and his teammates earned $105,000 each and proved that they were still the best Apex Legends team in the world.
Winning ALGS Online #2 – North America
In March 2020, TSM participated in ALGS Online #2 – North America, one of the first online tournaments for Apex Legends with a prize pool of $100,000. The tournament featured 160 teams from North America and used a point-based format that rewarded teams for their placements and kills. TSM performed consistently throughout the tournament, placing in the top five in seven out of eight matches and winning two matches. Imperial Hal was again the star of his team, scoring 66 kills and 16,425 damage². He also made some impressive plays, such as solo wiping a squad with a Wingman pistol in match 7. Imperial Hal and his teammates won $21,600 each and demonstrated their dominance in North America.
Winning ALGS: 2022 Split 1 Playoffs – North America
In January 2022, TSM competed in ALGS: 2022 Split 1 Playoffs – North America, one of the most prestigious tournaments for Apex Legends with a prize pool of $250,000. The tournament featured 20 teams from North America and used a match-point format that required teams to reach a certain number of points and then win a match to claim the championship. TSM struggled in the early matches, placing outside of the top ten in four out of six matches. However, they bounced back in match 7, winning with 17 kills and reaching match point. In match 8, TSM faced off against Complexity Gaming, another match point team, in a tense final circle. Imperial Hal made a crucial decision to push Complexity Gaming with his team and managed to eliminate them with a Mastiff shotgun. Imperial Hal and his teammates won $100,000 each and claimed their first ALGS title.
Winning ALGS: 2023 Split 1 Playoffs
In February 2023, TSM participated in the ALGS: 2023 Split 1 Playoffs, an Apex Legends tournament with a prize pool of $750,000. The tournament featured 20 teams from around the world and used a match-point format, requiring teams to earn a certain number of points and win a match to secure the championship. TSM emerged as a dominant force, winning four out of nine matches and reaching match points in match 6. In the final showdown, TSM faced off against NRG Esports, another match-point team. In a close final circle, Imperial Hal made a brilliant play to flank NRG Esports, taking out two players with a Volt SMG and finishing off the last player with a P2020 pistol, securing the championship for his team. The victory earned each member of TSM $300,000, and they became the first team to win two ALGS titles.
Winning TwitchCon San Diego 2022
In October 2022, TSM participated in TwitchCon San Diego 2022, a special event for Apex Legends with a prize pool of $500,000. The event featured 60 teams from around the world and used a point-based format that rewarded teams for their placements and kills. TSM showed their dominance once again, winning five out of ten matches and finishing with 164 points, 54 points ahead of the second place team. Imperial Hal was the MVP of his team, scoring 72 kills and 18,750 damage². He also made some amazing plays, such as solo wiping a squad with a R-301 carbine in match 6. Imperial Hal and his teammates won $45,000 each and added another trophy to their collection.
Imperial Hal is undoubtedly one of the best Apex Legends players in the world. He has led his team to multiple victories and championships in the game. He is truly deserving of the title of CEO of Apex. We can’t wait to see what he will do next in his streaming career.