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BIG

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[e][h]BIG
Team Information
Location:
Region:
CEO:
Germany Daniel Finkler
Managers:
Germany Christian Lenz
Germany Roman R.
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Analysts:
Total Winnings:
$1,461,991.73
Links
History
Founded:
: 2017-01-02
: 2017-01-02
Upcoming Matches
NIP Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas vs BIGBIG BIG
May 30, 2022 - 19:30 UTC
Upcoming Tournaments
Intel Extreme Masters XVII - Dallas
2022-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
May 30 - Jun 05
Pinnacle Cup Championship
2022-06-08 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 08 - 11
BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022
2022-06-15 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 15 - 19
Roobet Cup
2022-06-22 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 22 - 30
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2022
2022-08-19 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 19 - 28
ESL Pro League Season 16
2022-08-31 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 31 - Oct 02


BIG (abbreviation for Berlin International Gaming) is a German esports organization formed in 2017 by the former NRG Esports players Fatih "gob b" Dayik, Nikola "LEGIJA" Ninić and Johannes "tabseN" Wodarz.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Germany tabseN In-Game Leader Johannes Wodarz 2017-01-02 [1]
Germany tiziaN Tizian Feldbusch 2018-02-11 [4]
Germany syrsoN Florian Rische 2020-01-01 [14]
Germany faveN Josef Baumann 2021-12-27 [26]
Germany Krimbo (Trial) Karim Moussa 2022-03-19 [29]
Germany gob b (Coach) Fatih Dayik 2022-05-01 [30]

Inactive[edit]

Inactive Players
ID Name Join Date Inactive Date
Denmark gade Nicklas Gade 2021-07-31 [20] 2021-12-27 [26]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Germany enkay J (Coach) Niclas Krumhorn 2021-11-10 [25] 2022-05-13 [31]
Germany k1to Nils Gruhne 2020-01-01 [14] 2022-03-19 [29] BIG AcademyBIG Academy BIG Academy
Germany DuDe (Coach) Dustin Großmann 2021-01-09 [19] 2021-09-15 [24] 2021-??-??
Germany LEGIJA (Interim Coach) Nikola Ninić 2021-09-15 [24] 2021-11-10 [25]
Retired
Turkey XANTARES İsmailcan Dörtkardeş 2018-12-23 [7] 2021-08-01 [21] 2021-08-13 [22][23] Eternal FireEternal Fire Eternal Fire
Germany tow b (Coach) Tobias Herberhold 2019-08-15 [12] 2021-01-09 [19]
Inactive
Germany nex Johannes Maget 2017-01-02 [1][7][8][9][11] 2020-01-01 [14]
Inactive
United Kingdom smooya Owen Butterfield 2018-04-21 [6][8][11] 2020-01-01 [14] Chaos Esports ClubChaos Esports Club Chaos Esports Club
Germany denis Denis Howell 2019-05-15 [9] 2019-09-01 [13] SproutSprout Sprout
Austria kakafu (Coach) Alexander Szymanczyk 2018-12-?? [2][3] 2019-08-02 [11] Unicorns of LoveUnicorns of Love Unicorns of Love (Coach)
Germany LEGIJA (Coach) Nikola Ninić 2019-05-?? [32] 2019-08-02 [11] BIGBIG BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Germany gob b In-Game Leader Fatih Dayik 2017-01-02 [1] 2019-08-02 [10] BIGBIG BIG (Manager)
Germany LEGIJA (Coach) Nikola Ninić 2018-02-05 [3] 2018-12-?? BIGBIG BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Germany luckeRRR (Trial) EYES ON UEYES ON U Niels Jasiek 2018-02-11 [4] 2018-04-03 [5] Fnatic AcademyFnatic Academy Fnatic Academy
Germany keev Kevin Bartholomäus 2017-01-02 [1] 2018-02-05 [3]
Inactive
Austria kakafu (Coach) Alexander Szymanczyk 2017-02-19 [2] 2018-02-05 [3] BIGBIG BIG (Analyst)
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić 2017-01-02 [1] 2018-02-05 [3] BIGBIG BIG (Coach, Head of CS:GO)
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Germany LEGIJA  BIGBIG Nikola Ninić
Turkey XANTARES İsmailcan Dörtkardeş Intel Extreme Masters IEM Sydney 2019
Austria kakafu (Coach) BIGBIG Alexander Szymanczyk
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić ELEAGUE ELEAGUE CS:GO Invitational 2019

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Germany Daniel Finkler CEO, Co-Owner 2017-01-02
Germany Yilmaz Ozan Co-Founder 2017-01-02
Germany Tom Jang Lemke Co-Founder 2017-01-02
Germany Lenz Christian Lenz CGO 2017-01-02
Germany Blizzard Christian Chmiel COO 2022-01-14 [33]
Germany PHILIAN Philipp Neubauer CMO 2018-01-01
Hungary Draulon Balázs Lengyel CDO 2018-04-16 [34]
Germany Roman R. Roman Reinhardt Chief of CS:GO 2022-01-12 [27]
Germany jansen Jan Westerheide Analyst 2022-01-18 [28]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić Assistant Coach 2021-05-?? 2021-09-15 [24] BIGBIG BIG (Interim Coach)
Germany DuDe Dustin Großmann Assistant Coach 2020-10-06 [18] 2021-01-09 [19] BIGBIG BIG (Coach)
Germany zonixx Michele Köhler Streamer 2018-03-06 [35] 2020-09-01 [16]
Retired
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik Head of CS:GO 2020-01-01 [14] 2020-07-17 [15]
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić Head of CS:GO 2018-02-05 [3] 2020-01-01 [14] Team EnvyTeam Envy Team Envy (Coach)
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik Manager 2019-08-02 [10] 2020-01-01 [14] BIGBIG BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Austria kakafu Alexander Szymanczyk Analyst 2018-02-05 [3] 2018-12-?? BIGBIG BIG (Coach)
Germany Kapio Navid Javadi Assistant Coach 2017-12-?? 2018-02-05 [3]
Retired

Results[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 MIRAA (2017-01-02). "ex-NRG trio create BIG". HLTV.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "We are proud to announce our new coach". BIG. 2016-02-19.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 MIRAA (2018-02-05). "LEGIJA steps down from BIG; keev benched". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Dustin Steiner (2018-02-11). "tiziaN Joins BIG, Becomes Most Expensive Player in German CS". Unikrn.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "UPDATE: EPL playoffs with LEGIJA". BIG. 2018-04-03.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "BIG joins forces with smooya". BIG. 2018-04-21.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "CS:GO Update – Welcome İsmailcan “XANTARES” Dörtkardeş". BIG. 2018-12-23.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Goodbye Smooya". BIG. 2019-02-01.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Denis "denis" Howell". BIG. 2019-05-15.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "BIG & gob b: A new chapter". BIG. 2019-08-02.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 "Roster update". BIG. 2019-08-02.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Tobias "tow b" Herberhold". BIG. 2019-08-15.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Sprout (2019-09-01). "We warmly welcome back home the Sprout-Veteran @denisCSGO".
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 BIG (2020-01-01). "With a new year comes a new start. Please give a warm welcome to @syrsoNCSGO and @k1tocs!".
  15. 15.0 15.1 BIG (2020-07-17). "We are excited to announce that we are entering @VALORANTDE with @gobelante and @BIGalexRr!".
  16. 16.0 16.1 BIG (2020-09-01). "It's no secret, there is only one who can round out our @valorantde roster...".
  17. "XANTARES extends with BIG". BIG. 2020-09-28.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Dustin “DuDe” Großmann". BIG. 2020-10-06.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 "CS:GO Update – Tobias “tow b” Herberhold steps down". BIG. 2021-01-09.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "BIG signs Nicklas “gade” Gade". BIG. 2021-07-31.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "XANTARES moves to BIG transfer list". BIG. 2021-08-01.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "BIG release XANTARES from contract". BIG. 2021-08-13.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Eternal Fire (2021-08-13). "Hulk gerçek!" [Hulk is real!] (in Turkey Turkish).
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 Christian Lenz (2021-09-15). "Lenz confirmed".
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Niclas “enkay J” Krumhorn". BIG. 2021-11-10.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Josef “faveN” Baumann". BIG. 2021-12-27.
  27. 27.0 27.1 "Roman R. takes over as BIG’s Chief of CS:GO". BIG. 2022-01-12.
  28. 28.0 28.1 BIG (2022-01-18). "Please give a warm welcome to @jansenb0b, who is joining our CS:GO department as our analyst!".
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 "BIG promote the first BIG OMEN Academy player". BIG. 2022-03-19.
  30. 30.0 30.1 "CS:GO Update – gob b returns as CS:GO Head Coach". BIG. 2022-05-01.
  31. 31.0 31.1 enkay J (2022-05-13). "Parting ways with BIG & looking for a new challenge".
  32. [Inside Source]
  33. "BIG appoints Christian “Blizzard” Chmiel as COO". BIG. 2020-01-14.
  34. "As of today, Draulon will be our Chief Digital Officer". BIG. 2020-01-02.
  35. "NEW BIG STREAMER: Michele “zonixx” Köhler". BIG. 2018-03-06.