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BIG

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[e][h]BIG
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
Germany Daniel Finkler
Germany Yilmaz Ozan
Germany Tom Lemke
Germany Christian Lenz
CEO:
Germany Daniel Finkler
Manager:
Germany Roman R.
Germany Finn Luca Wettern
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Analysts:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$2,128,908
Links
History
Created:
: 2017-01-02
Global Offensive: 2017-01-02
Upcoming Matches
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(Bo3)
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2024-09-03 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 03 - 22


BIG (abbreviation for Berlin International Gaming) is a German esports organization founded on January 2, 2017.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Germany Daniel Finkler Co-Founder, CEO 2017-01-02 [57]
Germany Yilmaz Ozan Co-Founder 2017-01-02 [57]
Germany Tom Lemke Co-Founder 2017-01-02 [57]
Germany Lenz Christian Lenz Co-Founder 2017-01-02 [57]
Germany Blizzard Christian Chmiel COO 2022-01-14 [58]
Germany PHILIAN Philipp Neubauer CSO 2023-07-01 [59]
Germany ARTi! Jonas Stry CMO 2023-07-01 [59]
Germany Roman R. Roman Reinhardt Chief of CS:GO 2022-01-12 [27]
Germany Finn Finn Luca Wettern Team Manager 2023-05-12 [60]
Germany DuDe Dustin Großmann Assistant Coach 2023-06-21 [38]
Germany sAu Lukas Baumann Analyst, Assistant Coach 2019-08-15 [61]
Germany zonixx Michele Köhler Content Creator 2023-10-13 [43]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Hungary Draulon Balázs Lengyel CDO 2020-01-02 [62] 2024-02-23 [63]
Germany PHILIAN Philipp Neubauer CMO 2020-01-01 [64] 2023-07-01 [59] BIGBIG BIG (CSO)
Germany jansen Jan Westerheide Analyst 2022-01-18 [28] 2023-01-06 [36] EPIC DUDES EPIC DUDES
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 [65] 2020-09-01 [16]
Retired
Germany gob b Fatih Dayik Head of CS:GO 2020-01-01 [14] 2020-07-17 [15]
Retired
Germany PHILIAN Philipp Neubauer CCO 2019-01-31 [66] 2020-01-01 [64] BIGBIG BIG (CMO)
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. 32.0 32.1 [Inside Source]
  33. "tabseN and gob b renew BIG contracts until 2027". BIG. 2022-07-29.
  34. 34.0 34.1 BIG (2022-08-02). "We have mutually agreed with @gadeCS_ to terminate his player contract so he can freely pursue new opportunities".
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 "Nils “k1to” Gruhne makes return to main roster". BIG. 2022-08-09.
  36. 36.0 36.1 BIG (2023-01-06). "Leaving for a new chapter, today we say goodbye to @AquaEvergarden , @jansenb0b and @raaadion".
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 BIG (2023-02-20). "We would like to update you on the recent changes to our main CS:GO lineup".
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 38.5 38.6 38.7 "BIG REBUILDS COUNTER-STRIKE ROSTER". BIG. 2023-06-21.
  39. 39.0 39.1 BIG (2023-06-30). "Today, we bid farewell to @k1tocs as he embarks on a new journey with @OGcsgo".
  40. 40.0 40.1 BIG (2023-07-03). "From rocking the LANXESS to reaching the top of the rankings, we did it together".
  41. 41.0 41.1 BIG (2023-08-08). "Today we have transferred @syrsoNCSGO to his new home, where he will start the next chapter of his career".
  42. 00 Nation (2023-08-15). "There's no question about it".
  43. 43.0 43.1 "ZONIXX RETURNS TO BIG AS CONTENT CREATOR". BIG. 2023-10-13.
  44. "PROSUS SIGNS MULTI-YEAR EXTENSION WITH BIG". BIG. 2023-11-02.
  45. "KRIMBO EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH BIG". BIG. 2023-11-02.
  46. 46.0 46.1 BIG (2023-12-27). "This week we have transferred @favenCS to a new organization, where he will continue his professional career".
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 BIG (2024-02-12). "Today we announce the following changes to our CS2 team".
  48. [Inside Source]
  49. 49.0 49.1 Nohte (2023-07-11). "BIG to field S3NSEY at IEM Cologne". HLTV.
  50. BIG (2023-04-25). "Update: @favenCS will be taking some time off for his wedding, so we will be playing #BrazyParty with @prosus_cs!".
  51. BIG (2022-11-14). "Update: unfortunately @syrsoNCSGO has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Rio".
  52. 52.0 52.1 BIG (2022-10-19). "Update: we are going to be playing #BLASTPremier and the #RioMajor with @s1nCS, keeping our roster from the RMR".
  53. BIG (2022-09-29). "Update: due to a medical situation that requires him to rest at home, we will be playing the RMR with @s1nCS instead of @favenCS".
  54. BIG (2022-07-03). "Update: as @favenCS is still in the process of recovery, we will field @k1tocs for #IEM Cologne 2022".
  55. BIG (2022-06-15). "Update: unfortunately @gobelante has tested positive earlier today, and won’t be able to stand behind the team for #BLASTPremier".
  56. BIG (2022-06-10). "Unfortunately, @KrimboCS will miss out on our remaining #PinnacleCup games...".
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 57.3 BIG (2017-01-02). "Welcome to the new home of Fatih 'gob b' Dayik, Kevin 'keev' Bartholomäus, Nikola "legija" Ninic , Johannes 'nex' Maget & tabseN".
  58. "BIG appoints Christian “Blizzard” Chmiel as COO". BIG. 2020-01-14.
  59. 59.0 59.1 59.2 [Inside Source]
  60. BIG (2023-05-12). "We are delighted to have @manager_finn return as a team manager!".
  61. [Inside Source]
  62. "As of today, Draulon will be our Chief Digital Officer". BIG. 2020-01-02.
  63. Draulon (2024-02-23). "After a six-year journey with @BIGCLANgg, the time has come for me to embark on a new chapter".
  64. 64.0 64.1 [Inside Source]
  65. "NEW BIG STREAMER: Michele “zonixx” Köhler". BIG. 2018-03-06.
  66. "New CCO at BIG". Communication Director. 2019-01-31.