The professional team VGJ. Thunder is a Dota 2 team that falls under the esports organisation, Vici Gaming which is based in Shanghai, China. The association was established in September 2012, supporting several teams in CS: GO, FIFA, League of Legends, Starcraft and Warcraft.
Vici Gaming was derived from ‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’ which is Latin for “I come, I see, I conquer’, famous words spoken by Ceasar, the Roman Emperor.
VGJ was created in September 2016 through an agreement between VG and the pro Basketball player Jeremy Lin, who endorsed the squad, in fact, the J in the team name refers to him.
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VGJ Thunder has recently participated in the Major dota 2 tournament, Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds. The professional squad defeated a top team, Evil Geniuses, taking home a prize of $200K. They have also taken part in the qualifying matches of the StarLadder Invitational, ESL One Katowice 2018 as well as The Bucharest Major as the China qualifiers acquiring a spot for the main event which will be held in March 2018.