Mark Gardiner (video gamer)
Mark at PES6 UK Finals

Born (1983-09-02)2 September 1983
Nationality Scottish

Mark Gardiner (born 2 September 1983) is a Scottish semi-professional video gamer. On 15 March 2008, Gardiner won the largest single prize in United Kingdom video gaming history. Playing Pro Evolution Soccer (PES), he won £50,000 inside Wembley Stadium, in the PES Rankings tournament. He also finished second at the European Pro Evolution Soccer 6 Championships in Seville on 11 October 2007, and won the UK Championships held in London on 2 September 2007. He uses the nickname "Marko9Gardinic" during video game competitions.

Gardiner, from Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, plays football for amateur team Blue Dragon, in the Glasgow Chinese Football League.[1] He scored 19 goals in the 06/07 season which netted him the prize of top scorer.