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Team Liquid

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[e][h]Team Liquid
Team Information
Region:
Founders:
CEO:
Netherlands Nazgul
United States Steve Arhancet
Manager:
Canada John Lewis
United States jokasteve
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$5,414,353
Links
History
Created:
: 2000-??-??
: 2015-01-13
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
BLAST Premier: World Final 2022
2022-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
Dec 14 - 18
ESL Pro League Season 17
2023-03-01 00:00:00 UTC
Mar 01 - Apr 02
ESL Pro League Season 18
2023-08-15 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 15 - Sep 24


Team Liquid is a professional esports organization founded in the Netherlands in 2000. Originally a StarCraft: Brood War clan, the team switched to StarCraft II during the beta in 2010, and became one of the most successful foreign teams. On January 13, 2015, it was announced that the team had formed a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive division. [1]

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
United States EliGE
(
Jonathan Jablonowski
)
Join Date: 
2015-03-22 [3]
Canada NAF
(
Keith Markovic
)
Join Date: 
2018-02-05 [28]
United States oSee
(
Joshua Ohm
)
Join Date: 
2021-12-27 [50]
United States nitr0 Captain
(
Nicholas Cannella
)
Join Date: 
2022-01-15 [52]
Latvia YEKINDAR
(
Mareks Gaļinskis
)
Join Date: 
2022-10-18 [61]
Canada daps
(
Damian Steele
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2022-06-20 [58]

Inactive[edit]

Inactive SquadInactive Squad
IDNameJoin DateInactive Date
United States adreN
(
Eric Hoag
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2021-05-04 [46]
Inactive Date: 
2022-06-19 [57]

Former[edit]

Former PlayersFormer Players
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
France shox
(
Richard Papillon
)
Join Date: 
2021-12-29 [51]
Inactive Date: 
2022-06-19 [57]
Leave Date: 
2022-08-11 [59]
 
ApeksApeks Apeks
Brazil FalleN CaptainLast DanceLast Dance
(
Gabriel Toledo
)
Join Date: 
2021-01-09 [43]
Inactive Date: 
2021-12-21 [49]
Leave Date: 
2022-02-16 [55]
 
Last DanceLast Dance Last Dance
United States Stewie2K
(
Jacky Yip
)
Join Date: 
2018-12-21 [33]
Inactive Date: 
2021-12-21 [49]
Leave Date: 
2022-01-18 [53]
 
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
United States Grim
(
Michael Wince
)
Join Date: 
2020-08-04 [37]
Inactive Date: 
2021-12-21 [49]
Leave Date: 
2022-01-18 [54]
 
Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming Complexity Gaming
United States moses
(
Jason O'Toole
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-08-09 [40]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2021-05-03 [45]
 
Retired
Canada Twistzz
(
Russel Van Dulken
)
Join Date: 
2017-04-14 [25]
Inactive Date: 
2020-12-22 [42]
Leave Date: 
2021-01-30 [44]
 
FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
United States nitr0 Captain
(
Nicholas Cannella
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2020-08-01 [36]
Leave Date: 
2020-08-14 [41]
 
Retired
United States adreN
(
Eric Hoag
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2018-12-22 [34]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2020-08-09 [39]
 
MythicMythic Mythic
Brazil TACO
(
Epitácio de Melo
)
Join Date: 
2018-04-06 [30]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-12-21 [33]
 
MIBRMIBR MIBR
Brazil zews
(
Wilton Prado
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2016-11-10 [20]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-12-21 [33]
 
MIBRMIBR MIBR (Coach)
United States jdm64
(
Joshua Marzano
)
Join Date: 
2016-06-13 [16]
Inactive Date: 
2018-02-05 [28]
Leave Date: 
2018-06-10 [32]
 
Team EnvyTeam Envy Team Envy
Brazil steel
(
Lucas Lopes
)
Join Date: 
2017-11-13 [27]
Inactive Date: 
2018-04-06 [30]
Leave Date: 
2018-04-22 [31]
 
Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
Canada stanislaw
(
Peter Jarguz
)
Join Date: 
2017-02-03 [22]
Inactive Date: 
2017-11-13 [27]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-07 [29]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Denmark Pimp
(
Jacob Winneche
)
Join Date: 
2016-06-15 [17]
Inactive Date: 
2017-03-23 [24]
Leave Date: 
2017-07-09 [26]
 
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas (Streamer)
United States Hiko
(
Spencer Martin
)
Join Date: 
2015-09-03 [7]
Inactive Date: 
2017-02-03 [22]
Leave Date: 
2017-02-07 [23]
 
RogueRogue Rogue
Brazil peacemaker
(
Luis Tadeu
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2016-05-07 [14]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-10-22 [19]
 
NRG eSportsNRG eSports NRG eSports (Coach)
Ukraine s1mple
(
Oleksandr Kostyliev
)
Join Date: 
2016-01-02 [9]
Inactive Date: 
2016-04-21 [12]
Leave Date: 
2016-08-03 [18]
 
Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
United States koosta
(
Kenneth Suen
)
Join Date: 
2016-02-21 [10]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-06-13 [16]
 
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
United States adreN Captain
(
Eric Hoag
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1][10][12]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-06-06 [15]
 
MythicMythic Mythic
United States GBJame^s
(
James O'Connor
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2015-09-03 [7]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-04-23 [13]
 
Team ProspectsTeam Prospects Team Prospects (Coach)
United States FugLy
(
Jacob Medina
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2016-01-02 [9]
 
Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
Canada miKnutty
(
Michael Vitaterna
)
Role: 
(Substitute)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2015-09-16
 
Nexus eSportsNexus eSports Nexus eSports
United States flowsicK
(
Kyle Mendez
)
Join Date: 
2015-05-25 [5]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2015-09-03 [7]
 
WinterfoxWinterfox Winterfox
United States dmode
(
Donald Cahill
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2015-04-06
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2015-09-03 [7]
 
Retired
Canada daps
(
Damien Steele
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2015-06-02 [6]
 
eLevateeLevate eLevate
Canada NAF
(
Keith Markovic
)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
2015-03-22 [3]
Leave Date: 
2015-05-11 [4]
 
Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
United States Warden
(
Matt Dickens
)
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2015-01-13 [1]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2015-03-16 [2]
 
Tempo StormTempo Storm Tempo Storm (Coach)

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Netherlands Nazgul Victor Goossens Founder, Co-CEO 2000-??-??
United States LiQuiD112 Steve Arhancet Co-CEO 2015-01-06
United States ThixNation Mike Milanov CBDO 2015-10-??
Canada Tephus John Lewis Director of Esports 2012-??-??
United States jokasteve Steve Perino General Manager 2015-??-??

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
United States Lucid Hunter Tucker Analyst 2022-04-23 [56] 2022-11-14 [62]
Poland pashaBiceps Jarosław Jarząbkowski Streamer 2020-08-05 [38] 2022-08-17 [60]
Spain Hepa Juan Borges Analyst 2020-07-17 [35] 2021-11-29 [48] Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses (Analyst)
Germany Swani Jan Müller Analyst 2017-02-27 2017-11-16 [68] SK GamingSK Gaming SK Gaming (Analyst)
Denmark Bumblebee Robin Nymann Head of Esports 2011-03-?? 2017-02-01 DreamHackDreamHack DreamHack (Product Manager)
Canada KJ Kieran Playfair Analyst 2015-09-20 [8] 2016-04-06 [11] Team SoloMidTeam SoloMid Team SoloMid (Analyst)
United States dmode Donald Cahill Analyst 2015-01-?? 2015-03-?? Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid (Coach)

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 jokasteve (2015-01-13). "Introducing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive". Team Liquid.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Play - Teams - Team Liquid - Roster". ESEA.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "EliGE joins Team Liquid's CS:GO team". Team Liquid. 2015-03-22.
  4. 4.0 4.1 MIRAA (2015-05-11). "Luminosity sign NAF-FLY". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 MIRAA (2015-05-25). "flowsicK signs for Liquid". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 daps (2015-06-02). "Today my contract with Team Liquid has officially ended".
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 "Hiko and GBJames joining our ranks". Team Liquid. 2015-09-03.
  8. 8.0 8.1 [Inside Source]
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Bumblebee (2016-01-02). "A s1mple pickup". Team Liquid.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Striker (2016-02-21). "Official: Liquid sign koosta". HLTV.
  11. 11.0 11.1 KJ (2016-04-06). "Officially left @TeamLiquidPro".
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 stich (2016-04-21). "s1mple to seek new European team". HLTV.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Striker (2016-04-23). "Jame^s parts ways with Liquid". HLTV.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Nazgul (2016-05-17). "Peacemaker to Coach Liquid". Team Liquid.
  15. 15.0 15.1 MIRAA (2016-06-06). "s1mple returns to Liquid roster". HLTV.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Striker (2016-06-13). "Liquid and CLG swap jdm64, Koosta". HLTV.
  17. 17.0 17.1 shiroiusagi (2016-06-15). "Pimpin the CSGO Roster". Team Liquid.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Andersen (2016-08-04). "s1mple joins Natus Vincere!". Natus Vincere. Archived from the original on 2016-08-14.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Nazgul. "Peacemaker parts ways with Team Liquid". Team Liquid. Archived from the original on 2018-12-03.
  20. 20.0 20.1 Professeur. "zews joins Team Liquid". HLTV.
  21. LiQuiD112. "Yes, @wiltonzews will be coaching our CSGO team today in Montreal and in Oakland".
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 "Liquid stanislaw". Team Liquid.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "Today we say goodbye to a legend that helped us take great strides in CS". Team Liquid.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Striker (2017-03-23). "Pimp on his way out of Liquid". HLTV.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "Twistzz joins Team Liquid". Team Liquid. 2017-04-14.
  26. 26.0 26.1 "Today we are officially releasing Pimp and thank him for his time in the #TLFam". Team Liquid. 2017-07-09.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 "steelega in for Stanislaw". Team Liquid.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 "CSGO Roster Update: Liquid`NAF". Team Liquid. 2018-02-05.
  29. 29.0 29.1 MIRAA. "OpTic unveil new roster". HLTV.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 "Welcome, TACO!". Team Liquid. 2018-04-06.
  31. 31.0 31.1 Striker (2018-04-22). "steel and zakk join Luminosity". HLTV.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Joshua "jdm64" Marzano (2018-05-31). "Starting June 10th I will be considered a free agent and no longer under contract w/ liquid".
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 "Liquid Update: Zews & TACO traded for Stewie2K". Team Liquid. 2018-12-21.
  34. 34.0 34.1 Team Liquid (2018-12-22). "Welcome Back Coach adreN!".
  35. 35.0 35.1 Hepa (2020-07-17). "Excited to announce that I will be joining @TeamLiquid as CS:GO Analyst. Eager to start working with them and do everything possible to win".
  36. 36.0 36.1 "Thank You Nitr0". Team Liquid. 2020-08-01.
  37. 37.0 37.1 "Welcome Grim to TLGO". Team Liquid. 2020-08-04.
  38. 38.0 38.1 "Stronger Together - Pasha Joins the Stream Team". Team Liquid. 2020-08-05.
  39. 39.0 39.1 Team Liquid (2020-08-09). "From the bottom of our hearts: Thank you, @adreN_Hoag".
  40. 40.0 40.1 Team Liquid (2020-08-09). "Our journey towards reclaiming first place begins today".
  41. 41.0 41.1 100 Thieves (2020-08-14). "America’s captain has a new look".
  42. 42.0 42.1 Team Liquid (2020-12-22). "From a starry-eyed kid to a Grand Slam Title, @Twistzz has had quite the run and we're excited to see what he does next".
  43. 43.0 43.1 Team Liquid (2021-01-09). "A man who needs no intro. Welcome to Liquid, @FalleNCS".
  44. 44.0 44.1 FaZe Clan (2021-01-30). "Twistzz is here".
  45. 45.0 45.1 Team Liquid (2021-05-03). "Today we say farewell to @MosesGG".
  46. 46.0 46.1 Team Liquid (2021-05-04). "Welcome home @adreN_Hoag".
  47. NAF (2021-11-28). "Officially resigned with @teamliquid through to 2024".
  48. 48.0 48.1 Hepa (2021-11-29). "My time with @TeamLiquidCS has come to an end".
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 49.3 Team Liquid (2021-12-21). "Hey all, we're going to be posting some roster updates in the coming weeks but wanted to drop this message from @jokasteve to let you know who will be stepping back".
  50. 50.0 50.1 Team Liquid (2021-12-27). "Today we welcome @oSeecs to our roster!".
  51. 51.0 51.1 Team Liquid (2021-12-29). "Welcome the legendary @ShoxCSGO to our starting roster!".
  52. 52.0 52.1 Team Liquid (2022-01-15). "Welcome back, @nitr0".
  53. 53.0 53.1 Evil Geniuses (2022-01-18). "Please join us in welcoming the Smoke Criminal himself to our CSGO lineup".
  54. 54.0 54.1 Complexity Gaming (2022-01-18). "A storied past renewed".
  55. 55.0 55.1 FalleN (2022-02-16). "Oficialmente liberado da @TeamLiquid, obrigado por tudo!!" [Officially released from @TeamLiquid, thanks for everything!!] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  56. 56.0 56.1 Team Liquid (2022-04-23). "Welcome @Its_Lucid_ as our new CS:GO Analyst".
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 Team Liquid (2022-06-19). "Today we are announcing that shox & adreN are stepping down from our active lineup".
  58. 58.0 58.1 Team Liquid (2022-06-20). "Welcome our new coach @daps!".
  59. 59.0 59.1 "We welcome a legend to Apeks!". Apeks. 2022-08-11.
  60. 60.0 60.1 Team Liquid (2022-08-17). "Thank you, Papito".
  61. 61.0 61.1 Team Liquid (2022-10-18). "A new legend approaches...".
  62. 62.0 62.1 Mnmzzz (2022-11-14). "Liquid release analyst". Dust2.us.
  63. Striker (2022-08-11). "Liquid confirm YEKINDAR for BLAST Premier Groups". HLTV.
  64. Team Liquid (2022-06-21). "Yekindar will be filling in for us during IEM Cologne".
  65. Mnmzzz (2022-03-15). "adreN to miss start of ESL Pro League Season 15". Dust2.us.
  66. adreN (2021-10-18). "I will be sitting out the major due to the upcoming timing of my son's birth. @jokasteve will be taking over the reigns while I'm gone".
  67. Striker (2015-12-16). "allu to try out for Liquid". HLTV.
  68. Swani (2017-11-16). "New Chapter - Leaving @TeamLiquid to join @SKGaming".
  69. "Liquid's 2019 LAN winstreak". HLTV.