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BIG

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Team Information
Location:
Region:
CEO:
Germany Daniel Finkler
Managers:
Germany Christian Lenz
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$1,201,878.64
Links
History
Founded:
: 2017-01-02
: 2017-01-02
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
ESL Pro League Season 14
2021-08-16 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 16 - Sep 12
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2021
2021-09-16 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 16 - 26
Funspark ULTI 2021
2021-12-01 00:00:00 UTC
Dec 01


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]
Turkey XANTARES İsmailcan Dörtkardeş 2018-12-23 [7]
Germany syrsoN Florian Rische 2020-01-01 [14]
Germany k1to Nils Gruhne 2020-01-01 [14]
Germany DuDe (Coach) Dustin Großmann 2021-01-09 [18]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Germany tow b (Coach) Tobias Herberhold 2019-08-15 [12] 2021-01-09 [18]
Inactivity
Germany nex Johannes Maget 2017-01-02 [1][7][8][9][11] 2020-01-01 [14]
Inactivity
United Kingdom smooya Owen Butterfield 2018-04-21 [6][8][11] 2020-01-01 [14] Chaos Esports Club
Germany denis Denis Howell 2019-05-15 [9] 2019-09-01 [13] Sprout
Austria kakafu (Coach) Alexander Szymanczyk 2018-12-?? [2][3] 2019-08-02 [11] Unicorns of Love (Coach)
Germany LEGIJA (Coach) Nikola Ninić 2019-05-?? [19] 2019-08-02 [11] BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik 2017-01-02 [1] 2019-08-02 [10] BIG (Manager)
Germany LEGIJA (Coach) Nikola Ninić 2018-02-05 [3] 2018-12-?? BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Germany luckeRRR (Trial)
Niels Jasiek 2018-02-11 [4] 2018-04-03 [5] Fnatic Academy
Germany keev Kevin Bartholomäus 2017-01-02 [1] 2018-02-05 [3]
Inactivity
Austria kakafu (Coach) Alexander Szymanczyk 2017-02-19 [2] 2018-02-05 [3] BIG (Analyst)
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić 2017-01-02 [1] 2018-02-05 [3] BIG (Coach & Head of CS:GO)
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Germany LEGIJA  
Nikola Ninić
Turkey XANTARES İsmailcan Dörtkardeş Intel Extreme Masters Intel Extreme Masters XIV - Sydney
Austria kakafu (Coach) 
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 Christian Lenz CGO 2017-01-02
Germany PHILIAN Philipp Neubauer CMO 2018-01-01
Hungary Draulon Balázs Lengyel CDO 2018-04-16 [20]
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik Head of CS:GO 2020-01-01 [14]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Germany DuDe Dustin Großmann Assistant Coach 2020-10-06 [17] 2021-01-09 [18] BIG (Coach)
Germany zonixx Michele Köhler Streamer 2018-03-06 [21] 2020-09-01 [15]
Germany LEGIJA Nikola Ninić Head of CS:GO 2018-02-05 [3] 2020-01-01 [14] Team Envy (Coach)
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik Manager 2019-08-02 [10] 2020-01-01 [14] BIG (Head of CS:GO)
Austria kakafu Alexander Szymanczyk Analyst 2018-02-05 [3] 2018-12-?? BIG (Coach)
Germany Kapio Navid Javadi Assistant Coach 2017-12-?? 2018-02-05 [3] Retired

Results[edit]

Interviews[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 (2020-09-01). "It's no secret, there is only one who can round out our @valorantde roster...".
  16. "XANTARES extends with BIG". BIG. 2020-09-28.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "CS:GO Update – Welcome Dustin “DuDe” Großmann". BIG. 2020-10-06.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 "CS:GO Update – Tobias “tow b” Herberhold steps down". BIG. 2021-01-09.
  19. [Inside Source]
  20. "As of today, Draulon will be our Chief Digital Officer". BIG. 2020-01-02.
  21. "NEW BIG STREAMER: Michele “zonixx” Köhler". BIG. 2018-03-06.