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Golden Five

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Created:
2006-07-30
Disbanded:
2013-10-08


The Golden Five is the name given to a group of close-knitted Polish players, who dominated the Counter-Strike scene from 2006 to 2008. In 2005, a newcomer team called Team Pentagram (PGS) won SEC with Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas, Filip "NEO" Kubski and Łukasz "LUq" Wnęk. Mariusz "Loord" Cybulski and Jakub "kuben" Gurczyński joined the team in late 2005 and 2006 respectively, and in the first year, they won WSVG: London and WCG, cementing their reputation in the Counter-Strike scene. Pentagram were signed by Meet Your Makers in late 2007, and later competed under the name Wicked eSports, Vitriolic Gaming, AGAiN, Frag eXecutors and ESC Gaming.

It ended in 2013, when after a long slump, TaZ, NEO and Jarosław "pasha" Jarząbkowski left ESC Gaming to join Universal Soldiers with Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski and Paweł "byali" Bieliński, forming the long lasting Virtus.pro roster, and kuben and Loord retiring from competitive play.

Members[edit]

The Original Golden Five
ID Name Current Team
Poland TaZ Wiktor Wojtas HONORISHONORIS HONORIS
Poland NEO Filip Borys Kubski HONORISHONORIS HONORIS
Poland LUq Łukasz Wnęk Retired
Poland Loord Mariusz Cybulski
Poland kuben Jakub Gurczyński ApeksApeks Apeks (Coach)
Replacements
Poland pashaBiceps Jarosław Jarząbkowski Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid (Streamer)
Poland pionas Filip Pionka Retired

Notable Achievements[edit]

With Team PentagramTeam Pentagram Team Pentagram[edit]

With Meet Your MakersMeet Your Makers Meet Your Makers[edit]

With Wicked eSportsWicked eSports Wicked eSports[edit]

With AGAiNAGAiN AGAiN[edit]

With Frag eXecutorsFrag eXecutors Frag eXecutors[edit]

With ESC GamingESC Gaming ESC Gaming[edit]

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