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Team Liquid

[e][h]Team Liquid
Team Information
Region:
Founders:
CEO:
Netherlands Nazgul
USA Steve Arhancet
Manager:
Team Captain:
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$4,395,812
Links
History
Founded:
Organization: 2000
2015-01-13
Upcoming Matches
Liquid vs VP
February 25, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
Upcoming Tournaments
Intel Extreme Masters XIV - World Championship Intel Extreme Masters XIV - World Championship
2020-02-24 00:00:00 UTC
Feb 24 - Mar 01
ESL Pro League Season 11 ESL Pro League Season 11
2020-03-16 00:00:00 UTC
Mar 16 - Apr 12
ESL One: Rio 2020 ESL One: Rio 2020
2020-05-11 00:00:00 UTC
May 11 - 24
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 BLAST Premier: Spring 2020
2020-06-19 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 19 - 21
ESL Pro League Season 12 ESL Pro League Season 12
2020-08-31 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 31 - Oct 11
BLAST Premier: Fall 2020 Regular Season BLAST Premier: Fall 2020 Regular Season
2020-10-15 00:00:00 UTC
Oct 15 - 31


Team Liquid is a professional gaming team founded in the Netherlands in 2000. Originally a Brood War clan, the team switched to StarCraft II during the SC2 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]

Team Liquid is also strongly associated with its website, TL.net. Launched on May 1, 2001, it has developed through the years into a focal point for StarCraft coverage, eventually becoming the most-browsed StarCraft-related website in the world, gathering thousands of members (including several professional players) and centralizing news about the global SC2 scene. The website also features a pro-gaming database, the TLPD, as well as a wiki dedicated to Brood War, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, Dota 2, Super Smash Brothers: Melee, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
USA nitr0 In-Game Leader Nicholas Cannella 2015-01-13 [1]
USA EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski 2015-03-22 [3]
Canada Twistzz Russel Van Dulken 2017-04-14 [28]
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2018-02-05 [32]
USA Stewie2K Jake Yip 2018-12-21 [37]
USA adreN (Coach) Eric Hoag 2018-12-22 [38]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Brazil TACO Epitácio de Melo 2018-04-06 [34] 2018-12-21 [37] MIBR
Brazil zews (Coach) Wilton Prado 2016-11-10 [23] 2018-12-21 [37] MIBR (Coach)
USA jdm64 Joshua Marzano 2016-06-13 [19] 2018-02-05 [32] 2018-06-10 [36] Team Envy
Brazil steel Lucas Lopes 2017-11-13 [31] 2018-04-06 [34] 2018-04-22 [35] Luminosity Gaming
Canada stanislaw Peter Jarguz 2017-02-03 [25] 2017-11-13 [31] 2018-02-07 [33] OpTic Gaming
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche 2016-06-15 [20] 2017-03-23 [27] 2017-07-09 [29] Team Dignitas (Streamer)
USA Hiko Spencer Martin 2015-09-03 [7] 2017-02-03 [25] 2017-02-07 [26] Rogue
Brazil peacemaker (Coach) Luis Tadeu 2016-05-07 [17] 2016-10-22 [22] NRG Esports (Coach)
Ukraine s1mple Oleksandr Kostyliev 2016-01-02 [10] 2016-04-21 [15] 2016-08-03 [21] Natus Vincere
USA koosta Kenneth Suen 2016-02-21 [12] 2016-06-13 [19] Counter Logic Gaming
USA adreN Eric Hoag 2015-01-13 [1][15] 2016-06-06 [18] Mythic
USA GBJame^s (Coach) James O'Connor 2015-09-03 [7] 2016-04-23 [16] Team Prospects (Coach)
USA FugLy Jacob Medina 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-01-02 [10] Counter Logic Gaming
Canada miKnutty (Substitute) Michael Vitaterna 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-09-16 Nexus eSports
USA flowsicK Kyle Mendez 2015-05-25 [5] 2015-09-03 [7] Winterfox
USA dmode (Coach) Donald Cahill 2015-04-06 2015-09-03 [7] Team Liquid (Analyst)
Canada daps Damien Steele 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-06-02 [6] eLevate
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-03-23 [3] 2015-05-11 [4] Luminosity Gaming
USA Warden (Coach) Matt Dickens 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-03-16 [2] Tempo Storm (Coach)
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
USA jokasteve (Coach) 
Steve Perino
Brazil zews Wilton Prado Minor Championships Americas Minor Championship - Boston 2018
ELEAGUEELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018
Brazil steel (Coach) 
Lucas Lopes
Brazil zews Wilton Prado ESL Pro LeagueESL Pro League Season 6 - Finals
Brazil zews  
Wilton Prado
Brazil steel Lucas Lopes ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 - Offline Qualifier
ESL Pro LeagueESL Pro League Season 6 - Finals
Canada Twistzz  
Russel Van Dulken
None
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America (Week 7)
USA hazed   James Cobb
None
IBP IBUYPOWER Invitational 2017 - Spring
Brazil zews  
Wilton Prado
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America
USA jokasteve (Coach) 
Steve Perino
None
DreamHackDreamhack Austin 2016
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 3 Finals
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals
Ukraine s1mple  
Oleksandr Kostyliev
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche Esports Championship Series Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals
ESL One ESL One: Cologne 2016
USA tr1p (Coach)  Corey Dodd
None
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 3 - North America
USA adreN  
Eric Hoag
USA koosta Kenneth Suen Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus - Qualifier
Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus
USA koosta  
Kenneth Suen
USA adreN Eric Hoag CEVO CEVO Gfinity Pro-League Season 9 - Qualifier #1
Finland allu   Aleksi Jalli
USA FugLy Jacob Medina ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Road to Vegas NA Closed Qualifier
USA mOE   Mohamad Assad
USA EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski ESL ESEA Pro League ESL ESEA Season 2 Finals (Day 1)
USA flowsicK   Kyle Mendez
Canada daps Damian Steele Gfinity GFINITY Masters Spring 2
Canada a2z   Armeen Toussi
Canada daps Damian Steele CEVO CEVO Season 7 Professional

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Netherlands Nazgul Victor Goossens Founder, Co-owner and Co-CEO 2000
USA LiQuiD112 Steve Arhancet Co-owner and Co-CEO 2015-01
USA jokasteve Steve Perino General Manager 2015

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Germany Swani Jan Müller Analyst 2017-02-27 2017-11-16 [39] SK Gaming
Denmark Bumblebee Robin Nymann Head of Esports & Manager 2017-02-01
USA dmode Donald Cahill Analyst 2015-09-03 [7]  
Canada KJ Kieran Playfair Analyst 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-04-07 [14]

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2016[edit]

2015[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 jokasteve (2015-01-13). "Introducing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive". Team Liquid.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Team Liquid parts ways with Warden". ESEA.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "EliGE joins Team Liquid's CS:GO team". Team Liquid.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-05-11). "Luminosity sign NAF-FLY". HLTV.org.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-05-25). "flowsicK signs for Liquid". HLTV.org.
  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 7.5 "Hiko joins Liquid". Team Liquid. 2015-09-03.
  8. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2015-12-16). "allu to try out for Liquid". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  9. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-12-23). "Hiko: 'allu not joining Liquid'". HLTV.org.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Bumblebee (2016-01-02). "A s1mple pickup". Team Liquid. Retrieved 2016-01-02.
  11. Richard Lewis (2016-02-16). "North American CS:GO Star to Join Team Liquid".
  12. 12.0 12.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-02-21). "Official: Liquid sign koosta". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
  13. Sean Tepper (2016-03-14). "adreN to tryout with Team SoloMid". theScore esports.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "KJ leaves Team Liquid".
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Michal "stich" Malachowski (2016-04-21). "s1mple to seek new European team". HLTV.org.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-04-23). "Jame^s parts ways with Liquid". HLTV.org.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Victor "Nazgul" Goosens (2016-05-17). "Peacemaker to Coach Liquid". Team Liquid.
  18. 18.0 18.1 MIRAA (2016-06-06). "s1mple returns to Liquid roster". HLTV.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-06-13). "Liquid and CLG swap jdm64, Koosta". HLTV.org.
  20. 20.0 20.1 shiroiusagi (2016-06-15). "Pimpin the CSGO Roster". Team Liquid.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Andersen (2016-08-04). "s1mple joins Natus Vincere!". Natus Vincere. Archived from the original on 2016-08-14.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Nazgul. "Peacmaker parts ways with Team Liquid". Team Liquid. Archived from the original on 2018-12-03.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin. "zews joins Team Liquid". HLTV.org.
  24. LiQuiD112. "Yes, @wiltonzews will be coaching our CSGO team today in Montreal and in Oakland.".
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 "Liquid stanislaw". Team Liquid.
  26. 26.0 26.1 "Today we say goodbye to a legend that helped us take great strides in CS". Team Liquid.
  27. 27.0 27.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2017-03-23). "Pimp on his way out of Liquid". HLTV.org.
  28. 28.0 28.1 "Twistzz joins Team Liquid". Team Liquid. 2017-04-14. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
  29. 29.0 29.1 Pimp (2017-07-09). "From this moment I will no longer be contracted to Team Liquid!".
  30. "Today we are officially releasing Pimp and thank him for his time in Team Liquid". Team Liquid. 2017-07-09.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 "steelega in for Stanislaw". Team Liquid.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 "CSGO Roster Update: Liquid`NAF". Team Liquid.
  33. 33.0 33.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira. "OpTic unveil new roster". HLTV.org.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 "Welcome, TACO!". Team Liquid. 2018-04-06.
  35. 35.0 35.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-04-22). "steel and zakk join Luminosity". HLTV.org.
  36. 36.0 36.1 Joshua "jdm64" Marzano (2018-05-31). "Starting June 10th I will be considered a free agent and no longer under contract w/ liquid".
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 "Liquid Update: Zews & TACO traded for Stewie2K". Team Liquid. 2018-12-21.
  38. 38.0 38.1 Team Liquid (2018-12-22). "Welcome Back Coach adreN!".
  39. Jan Müller (2017-11-16). "New Chapter - Leaving @TeamLiquid to join @SKGaming".