Ghost Gaming

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[e][h]Ghost Gaming
Team Information
Team Captain:
USA Phong "bee-1os-" Nguyên
Total Earnings:

Ghost Gaming is a North American Esport organization known for its Gears of War team. They also have lineups in Call of Duty, Rocket League and PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. They ventured into the CS:GO scene originally in April 2017 by acquiring Bee's Money Crew, who were already competing in the Esports Championship Series at the time - whilst also competing for a spot in ESL Pro League which they would successfully qualify for Season 6 over Rush - who had disbanded after their defeat, with their spot in ESEA Premier being taken over by Muffin Lightning later joining Pnda Gaming.

Their original CS:GO lineup consisted of Matthew "Wardell" Bowman Yu, Connor "CoNnOrRr93" Glover, Jason "neptune" Tran, Sebastian "seb" Bucki and Andrew "ShoT_UP Orlowski with Phong "bee-1os-" Nguyên functioning as their coach. ShoT_UP was released shortly after the first month of their lineup joining with the North American organization, due to failing to move to the team's gaming house, with bee-1os- returning to the starting lineup as their in-game leader. After a set of poor results, Ghost Gaming decided to pull the plug on all of their players except for Wardell who they had kept under contract. The trio of bee-1os-, CoNnOrRr93 and neptune would later return under the Bee's Money Crew banner, alongside other talents such as Dallas "Dallas" Micks (playing for RONIN at the time) and Joshua "steel" Nissan, whom would all play together at Fragadelphia 11 placing 3rd. After the events of Fragadelphia, Ghost Gaming would later reacquire Bee's Money Crew, though Wardell would be left out of the lineup, eventually joining Rogue's new North American team.

Ghost Gaming's second lineup would consist of seb, CoNnOrRr93, neptune, Ronnie "ryx" Bylicki and Caio "zqk" Fonseca, reigning from Brazil. bee-1os- would also be present in the lineup as the team's coach once again, but was also seen standing in for neptune in ESL Pro League Season 6 due to age restrictions (requiring every player competing to be 16-years-old or older). Joshua "sancz" Ballenger would also be present as a backup, though he was never used in any games during his time in the organization. After a short while, Wardell would leave Rogue to rejoin Ghost Gaming in neptune's place, and Dallas would later join the starting lineup in zqk's place. Shortly before ROG Masters 2017 - Americas LAN, Dallas left Ghost, leaving former coach bee-1os- to take his spot.


  • April 19th - Bee's Money Crew is signed by Ghost Gaming. [1][2]
  • May 31st - ShoT_UP leaves the team due to being unable to move into the team house. [3]
  • July 21st - Ghost Gaming release their remaining players, excluding WARDELL.
  • August 18th - Ghost Gaming announce new roster for ESL Pro League Season 6. [4]
  • September 3rd - Ghost Gaming welcomes back WARDELL, sancz leaves the team. [5]
  • September 25th - zqk leaves, Dallas joins as fifth member. [6]
  • November 5th - Dallas leaves the team and bee-1os- takes his place on the roster. [7]
  • November 15th - ryx is released by Ghost Gaming. [8]
  • November 30th - bee-1os- steps down from the active roster to pursue higher education. However, he will still be affiliated with Ghost Gaming acting as its manager. [9]
  • January 8th - MAiNLiNE joins Ghost Gaming as the coach.[10]

Player Roster[edit]


Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
USA seb Sebastian Bucki 2017-08-18 [4]
Canada CoNnOrRr93 Connor Glover 2017-08-18 [4]
Canada Wardell Matthew Yu 2017-09-03 [5]
USA MAiNLiNE (Coach) Michael Jaber 2018-01-08 [10]


Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA bee-1os- Phong Nguyên 2017-11-05 [7] 2017-11-30 [9] Ghost Gaming
USA ryx Ronnie Bylicki 2017-08-18 [4] 2017-11-15 [8] Rogue
Canada Dallas Dallas Micks 2017-09-25 [6] 2017-11-05 [7]
USA bee-1os- (Coach) Phong Nguyên 2017-08-18 [4] 2017-11-05 [7] Ghost Gaming
Brazil zqk Caio Fonseca 2017-08-18 [4] 2017-09-25 [6] Merciless Gaming
USA neptune Jason Tran 2017-08-18 [4] 2017-09-?? Nitrious Gaming
USA sancz (Backup) Joshua Ballenger 2017-08-18 [4] 2017-09-03 [5]
Canada Wardell Matthew Yu 2017-04-19 [1] 2017-08-18[4] Rogue
Canada CoNnOrRr93 Connor Glover 2017-04-19 [1] 2017-07-21 Bee's Money Crew
USA neptune Jason Tran 2017-04-19 [1] 2017-07-21 Bee's Money Crew
USA seb Sebastian Bucki 2017-04-19 [1] 2017-07-21 Ghost Gaming
USA bee-1os- (Coach) Phong Nguyên 2017-04-19 [2] 2017-07-21 Ghost Gaming
USA ShoT_UP Andrew Orlowski 2017-04-19 [1] 2017-05-31 [3] Fly Guy Entertainment



ID Name Position Join Date
USA bee-1os- Phong Nguyên Manager 2017-11-30 [9]


Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
USA Crondle Rahul Walia Manager 2017-04-19 [2] 2017-07-21

Team achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2018-01-08 A11st A7Qualifier ESL Pro League Season 6 - North America Relegation 2 : 0 $0
2017-11-23 A99th A2Major Esports Championship Series Season 4 - North America 4/14 Grp. S. $0
2017-11-12 B313th A1Premier ESL Pro League Season 6 - North America 4/22 Grp. S. $8,000
2017-11-12 A22nd A7Qualifier DreamHack Winter 2017: North America Closed Qualifier 0 : 2 $0
2017-11-05 A22nd A7Qualifier ROG Masters 2017 - America 2 : 3 $0
2017-10-15 B313 - 16th A7Qualifier Americas Minor Championship 2018 - Boston: NA Closed Qualifier 5 - 16 $0
2017-09-30 A55 - 8th A3Minor CyberPowerPC Extreme Gaming Series - Winter 2017 Invitational 0 : 2 $0
2017-06-18 A33 - 4th A3Minor CyberPowerPC Extreme Gaming Series - Spring 2017 Invitational 0 : 2 $1,000
2017-06-11 A22nd A3Minor CEVO Season 12 - NA Main 0 : 2 $2,500
2017-05-14 A77 - 8th A2Major ESEA Season 24: Global Challenge 8 - 16 $3,000
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