Counter Logic Gaming or also known as CLG is a North American esports company that was founded in April 2010 by George ‘HotshotGG’ Georgallidis. The company is famous for their LOL team, in fact, the successes earned from WCG 2010 and Intel Extreme Masters Cologne 2011 has given them the finance to grow the association. Today, CLG supports the professional squads in League of Legends, CS: GO female team, Super Smash Bros, Rocket League, H1Z1, and Smite.
Counter Logic Gaming LOL Team
CLG has one of the oldest League of Legends team active to this day, created back in April 2010. In the first few years of competitive play, the team struggled in the North American League of Legends Championship Series. Eventually, the squad gained gaming experience winning two grand titles NA LCS Summer 2015 and NA LCS Spring 2016.
Their second highest achievement for Counter Logic Gaming League of Legends squad has to be the Mid-Seasonal Invitational, placing in a close second to lose against SK Telecom T1, to win a prize of $100K. The brilliant accomplishment so far for CLG was at Worlds 2016, where they finished in ninth place and won an award of $114K.
The League of Legends lineup of 2018 consists of Darshan ‘Darshan’ Upadhyaya, Kim ‘Reignover’ Yeu-jin, Choi ‘huhi’ Jae-Hyun, Trevor ‘Stixxay’ Hayes, Vincent ‘Biofrost’ Wang. After failing to qualify for Worlds 2017, the CLG players fight through to recover their losses. In fact, if Counter Logic Gaming continues at the winning pace, the LOL unit are sure to participate in Worlds 2018 among the best League of Legends teams.
Counter Logic Gaming CSGO Red
CLG Red is a female CS: GO squad that started out as GX3 or better known as Girls got Game in 2003 playing Counter-Strike 1.6. They previously played together under SK Ladies and Ubinited, though a few players left and new ones joined, the majority have been together for over ten years.
The CLG Red female team is made up of Diane ‘di^’ Tran, Benita ‘bENITA; Novshadian, Jennifer ‘refinnej’ Le, Emma ‘Emy’ Choe, Stephanie ‘missharvey’ Harvey, Mounira ‘GooseBreeder’ Dobie who together will take their gaming levels to new heights. The CS unit has taken part in several competitions like the North American qualifier of ESL One New York 2018, Copenhagen Games 2018, Intel Challenge Katowice 2018 as well as WESG 2017 NA Finals.
The first world competition CLG Red competed was at ESWC 2015 winning the championship title to scoop a prize of $7K. The highest achievement for the Counter-Strike squad was at the Intel Challenge Katowice 2016 outplayed by WeRunThisPlace in the finals to take home a reward of $7K.
CLG Rocket League Team
CLG expanded into Rocket League in March 2018. Acquiring the Momentum roster the pro players are Chris ‘Dappur’ Mendoza, Jesus ‘Mijo’ Gutierrez and Timi ‘Timi’ Falodun. Since they started competing for Counter Logic Gaming, the Rocket League unit has taken part in the RLCS Season 5 North American Promotion Playoffs. On top of this, the team won their highest prize yet of $10,500 at the premier tournament eliminated in the group stages.