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Bad News Bears

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Team Information
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Total Winnings:
$38,500
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History
Founded:
2018-08-24
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
ESEA Season 36: Premier Division - North America
ONGOING!
Jan 26 - Apr 18
DreamHack Open March 2021: North America
2021-03-10 00:00:00 UTC
Mar 10 - 14


Bad News Bears (previously known as Test Takers) was an organisation-less North American professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team historically formed around ptr and mitch. It was first formed after RESOLUTE released their team, and reformed after getting released by Riot Squad Esports in February 2020. [1][2] The team again disbanded in May 2020, but was reformed in January 2021. [3]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
United States ptr In-Game Leader Peter Gurney 2021-01-24 [3]
Canada Jonji Jonathan Carey 2021-01-24 [3]
United States Swisher Michael Schmid 2021-01-24 [3]
United States Spongey Gabe Greiner 2021-01-24 [3]
United States alter Nick Jackson 2021-01-24 [3]
United States madcow (Coach) Nathan Retterath 2021-02-05 [34]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States mCe (Coach) Matthew Elmore 2021-01-24 [3] 2021-02-01 [33]
Retired


Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States ptr In-Game Leader Peter Gurney 2020-02-12 [2] 2020-05-12 [32] ex-Chaos Esports Club
United States mitch Mitch Semago 2020-02-12 [2] 2020-05-12 [32]
Retired
Canada Jonji Jonathan Carey 2020-02-12 [2] 2020-05-12 [32] Chaos Esports Club (Stand-in)
United States dapr Michael Gulino 2020-02-26 [30] 2020-05-12 [32]
Retired
United States dazzLe Will Loafman 2020-04-15 [31] 2020-05-12 [32] Levitate Esports
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States crashies Austin Roberts 2020-02-12 [2] 2020-04-15 [31]
Inactivity
United States Grim Michael Wince 2020-02-12 [2] 2020-02-26 [30] Triumph


Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States ptr Peter Gurney 2018-11-16 [9] 2019-06-19 [29] Riot Squad Esports
United States mitch Mitch Semago 2018-12-10 [10] 2019-06-19 [29] Riot Squad Esports
United States shinobi In-Game Leader Josh Abastado 2019-05-05 [24] 2019-06-19 [29] Riot Squad Esports
United States crashies Austin Roberts 2019-05-15 [25] 2019-06-19 [29] Riot Squad Esports
United States RZU (Stand-in) Jeff Ngo 2019-06-07 [27] 2019-06-19 [29] Riot Squad Esports (Backup)
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States yay Jaccob Whiteaker 2019-05-15 [25] 2019-06-10 [28] Lazarus Esports
United States RZU (Stand-in) Jeff Ngo 2019-05-15 [25] 2019-05-31 [26] Team Prospects
Canada TenZ Captain Tyson Ngo 2018-08-24 [1] 2019-05-15 [25] ATK (Stand-in)
United States shinobi (Coach) Josh Abastado 2019-04-13 [21] 2019-05-05 [24] Bad News Bears
United States Relyks Skyler Weaver 2019-04-17 [22] 2019-05-05 [24] MASSIVEimpact
United States dazzLe Will Loafman 2019-04-17 [22] 2019-04-23 [23] MASSIVEimpact
United States RZU Jeff Ngo 2019-03-06 [20] 2019-04-13 [21] Bad News Bears (Stand-in)
United States shinobi Josh Abastado 2018-11-16 [9] 2019-04-13 [21] Bad News Bears (Coach)
United States Infinite Gage Green 2019-02-13 [19] 2019-03-06 [20] Swole Patrol
United States RZU (Stand-in) Jeff Ngo 2019-01-25 [15] 2019-03-06 [20] Bad News Bears
United States alter Nick Jackson 2019-01-19 [16] 2019-01-25 [18] BLITZKRIEG
United States no_one (Stand-in) Matthew Congdon 2019-01-15 [15] 2019-01-25 [17]
Inactivity
United States RIKO Dylan Sabin-Arnce 2019-01-09 [13] 2019-01-15 [15] MASSIVEimpact
United States no_one (Stand-in) Matthew Congdon 2018-12-25 [12] 2019-01-05 [13] Test Takers (Stand-in)
United States s0m Sam Oh 2018-12-17 [11] 2018-12-25 [12] Team Envy
United States REZU (Stand-in) Jeff Ngo 2018-12-17 [11] 2018-12-25 [12] Test Takers (Stand-in)
Canada a2z (Coach) Armeen Toussi 2018-12-17 [11] 2018-12-?? eUnited (Coach)
United States REZU Jeff Ngo 2018-10-25 [8] 2018-12-17 [11] Test Takers (ESEA Stand-in)
United States RIKO Dylan Sabin-Arnce 2018-08-24 [1] 2018-12-10 [10] Test Takers
United States no_one Matthew Congdon 2018-09-18 [7] 2018-11-16 [9] Test Takers (Stand-in)
United States ben1337 Ben Smith 2018-10-25 [8] 2018-11-16 [9] Vireo.pro
United States flowsicK (Coach) Kyle Mendez 2018-08-24 [1] 2018-10-??
Inactivity
United States Slemmy Alec White 2018-09-18 [7] 2018-10-25 [8]
Retired
United States Toy David Han 2018-08-24 [1] 2018-10-25 [8] TEAM_BBC
United States ben1337 Ben Smith 2018-09-10 [6] 2018-09-18 [7] Test Takers
United States s0m Sam Oh 2018-08-24 [1] 2018-09-10 [6] Old Guys Club
United States food Victor Wong 2018-08-24 [1] 2018-09-07 [5] Gorilla Gang

Results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 CarbonDogma (2018-08-24). "RESOLUTE reaches resolution, releases remaining players". Dust2.us.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Nohte (2020-02-12). "Riot Squad part ways with team". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 [Inside Source]
  4. s0m (2018-08-24). "Hey friends, @food_cs @RIKOKF @ToyCSGO @TenZedZombie and I are looking for an organization to compete under for @ESEA MDL//Premier season 29.".
  5. 5.0 5.1 Baltybaby (2018-09-07). "ben1337 gets cut; food to take tests with the Gang". Dust2.us.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 CarbonDogma (2018-09-10). "s0m drops out of Test Takers, ben1337 passes entrance exam". Dust2.us.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 tolkienfanatic (2018-09-18). "ben1337 out of Test Takers; Slemmy and no_one join". Dust2.us.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Baltybaby (2018-10-25). "ben1337 & REZU pass the extrance exam; Toy & Slemmy leave Test Takers". Dust2.us.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Nohte (2018-11-16). "ptr and shinobi mastermind a return on Test Takers". Dust2.us.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 DuckMoriarty (2018-12-10). "mitch set to pass into Test Takers". Dust2.us.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 DuckMoriarty (2018-12-17). "s0m to join Test Takers". Dust2.us.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 tolkienfanatic (2018-12-25). "Test Takers substitute RZU with no_one; s0m steps down". Dust2.us.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 CarbonDogma (2019-01-09). "RIKO re-admitted to Test Takers". Dust2.us.
  14. tolkienfanatic (2019-01-12). "Test Takers become Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Nohte (2018-01-15). "RIKO receives some Bad News, looks to make MASSIVEimpact". Dust2.us.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Mnmzzz (2019-01-19). "Bad News Bears alters their lineup". Dust2.us.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Mnmzzz (2019-01-25). "Bad News Bears bring back RZU". Dust2.us.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Mnmzzz (2019-01-25). "Bad News Bears make another alter-ation". Dust2.us.
  19. 19.0 19.1 DuckMoriarty (2019-02-14). "Infinite joins Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Nohte (2019-03-06). "Bad News Bears disengage with Infinite, return to RZU". Dust2.us.
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 Nohte (2019-04-13). "Bad News Bears look to dazzLe with Relyks". Dust2.us.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Mnmzzz (2019-04-17). "dazzLe and Relyks officially join Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  23. 23.0 23.1 [Inside Source]
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 [Inside Source]
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 tolkienfanatic (2019-05-16). "TenZ leaves Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.
  26. 26.0 26.1 Mnmzzz (2018-05-31). "Polar Ace replace agM with Swahn, RZU joins Prospects". Dust2.us.
  27. 27.0 27.1 Mnmzzz (2018-06-07). "Update: yay set to debut with Lazarus in first ESL One New York qualifier". Dust2.us.
  28. 28.0 28.1 Lazarus Esports (2019-06-10). "We are proud to announce our newest member of #Lazarus CS:GO, @yay_csgo!".
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.5 Mnmzzz (2019-06-19). "Bad News Bears join Riot Squad; to play with dapr". Dust2.us.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Nohte (2020-02-26). "Grim looks to Triumph once again; Bad News Bears add dapr". Dust2.us.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Nohte (2020-04-15). "dazzLe joins Bad News Bears as crashies steps down". Dust2.us.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 dazzLe (2020-05-12). "Bad News Bears are disbanding".
  33. 33.0 33.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-02-01). "Everyone welcome @MatthewCElmore as our new #GenGVAL Coach!".
  34. 34.0 34.1 Nohte (2021-02-05). "madcow joins Bad News Bears". Dust2.us.