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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
Managers:
Canada John Lewis
United States jokasteve
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Analysts:
Total Winnings:
$5,201,852.73
Links
History
Founded:
: 2000-??-??
: 2015-01-13
Upcoming Matches
TBD vs Team LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
July 7, 2022 - 17:30 UTC
Upcoming Tournaments
Intel Extreme Masters XVII - Cologne
2022-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 05 - 17
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2022
2022-08-19 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 19 - 28
ESL Pro League Season 16
2022-08-31 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 31 - Oct 02


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 Squad
ID Name Join Date
United States EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski 2015-03-22 [3]
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2018-02-05 [28]
United States oSee Joshua Ohm 2021-12-27 [50]
United States nitr0 In-Game Leader Nicholas Cannella 2022-01-15 [52]
Canada daps (Coach) Damian Steele 2022-06-20 [58]

Inactive[edit]

Inactive Players
ID Name Join Date Inactive Date
France shox Richard Papillon 2021-12-29 [51] 2022-06-19 [57]
United States adreN (Coach) Eric Hoag 2021-05-04 [46] 2022-06-19 [57]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Brazil FalleN In-Game LeaderLast DanceLast Dance Gabriel Toledo 2021-01-09 [43] 2021-12-21 [49] 2022-02-16 [55] Last DanceLast Dance Last Dance
United States Stewie2K Jacky Yip 2018-12-21 [33] 2021-12-21 [49] 2022-01-18 [53] Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
United States Grim Michael Wince 2020-08-04 [37] 2021-12-21 [49] 2022-01-18 [54] Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming Complexity Gaming
United States moses (Coach) Jason O'Toole 2020-08-09 [40] 2021-05-03 [45]
Retired
Canada Twistzz Russel Van Dulken 2017-04-14 [25] 2020-12-22 [42] 2021-01-30 [44] FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
United States nitr0 In-Game Leader Nicholas Cannella 2015-01-13 [1] 2020-08-01 [36] 2020-08-14 [41]
Retired
United States adreN (Coach) Eric Hoag 2018-12-22 [34] 2020-08-09 [39] MythicMythic Mythic
Brazil TACO Epitácio de Melo 2018-04-06 [30] 2018-12-21 [33] MIBRMIBR MIBR
Brazil zews (Coach) Wilton Prado 2016-11-10 [20] 2018-12-21 [33] MIBRMIBR MIBR (Coach)
United States jdm64 Joshua Marzano 2016-06-13 [16] 2018-02-05 [28] 2018-06-10 [32] Team EnvyTeam Envy Team Envy
Brazil steel Lucas Lopes 2017-11-13 [27] 2018-04-06 [30] 2018-04-22 [31] Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
Canada stanislaw Peter Jarguz 2017-02-03 [22] 2017-11-13 [27] 2018-02-07 [29] OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche 2016-06-15 [17] 2017-03-23 [24] 2017-07-09 [26] Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas (Streamer)
United States Hiko Spencer Martin 2015-09-03 [7] 2017-02-03 [22] 2017-02-07 [23] RogueRogue Rogue
Brazil peacemaker (Coach) Luis Tadeu 2016-05-07 [14] 2016-10-22 [19] NRG eSportsNRG eSports NRG eSports (Coach)
Ukraine s1mple Oleksandr Kostyliev 2016-01-02 [9] 2016-04-21 [12] 2016-08-03 [18] Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
United States koosta Kenneth Suen 2016-02-21 [10] 2016-06-13 [16] Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
United States adreN In-Game Leader Eric Hoag 2015-01-13 [1][10][12] 2016-06-06 [15] MythicMythic Mythic
United States GBJame^s (Coach) James O'Connor 2015-09-03 [7] 2016-04-23 [13] Team ProspectsTeam Prospects Team Prospects (Coach)
United States FugLy Jacob Medina 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-01-02 [9] Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
Canada miKnutty (Substitute) Michael Vitaterna 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-09-16 Nexus eSportsNexus eSports Nexus eSports
United States flowsicK Kyle Mendez 2015-05-25 [5] 2015-09-03 [7] WinterfoxWinterfox Winterfox
United States dmode (Coach) Donald Cahill 2015-04-06 2015-09-03 [7]
Retired
Canada daps Damien Steele 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-06-02 [6] eLevateeLevate eLevate
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-03-22 [3] 2015-05-11 [4] Luminosity GamingLuminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
United States Warden (Coach) Matt Dickens 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-03-16 [2] Tempo StormTempo Storm Tempo Storm (Coach)
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Latvia YEKINDAR  Virtus.proVirtus.pro Mareks Gaļinskis
None
Intel Extreme Masters IEM Cologne 2022 [59]
United States jokasteve (Coach) Team LiquidTeam Liquid Steve Perino
United States adreN Eric Hoag ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 15 [60]
PGL PGL Major Stockholm 2021 [61]
United States jokasteve (Coach) Team LiquidTeam Liquid Steve Perino
Brazil zews Wilton Prado ELEAGUE ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018
Minor Championships Americas Minor Championship - Boston 2018
Brazil zews  Team LiquidTeam Liquid Wilton Prado
Brazil steel Lucas Lopes ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 6 - Finals
Brazil steel (Coach) Team LiquidTeam Liquid Lucas Lopes
Brazil zews Wilton Prado ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 6 - Finals
United States hazed   James Cobb
None
IBP iBUYPOWER Invitational 2017 - Spring
United States jokasteve (Coach) Team LiquidTeam Liquid Steve Perino
None
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 4 - Finals
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 3 - Finals
DreamHack DreamHack Open Austin 2016
Ukraine s1mple  Team LiquidTeam Liquid Oleksandr Kostyliev
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche ESL One ESL One: Cologne 2016
Esports Championship Series ECS Season 1 - Finals
United States adreN  Team LiquidTeam Liquid Eric Hoag
United States koosta Kenneth Suen Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus
Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus - Qualifier
Finland allu   Aleksi Jalli
United States FugLy Jacob Medina ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Road to Vegas: North American Qualifier [62]
United States mOE   Mohamad Assad
United States EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski ESL ESEA Pro League ESL ESEA Season 2 - Finals (Day 1)

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-??-??
United States Lucid Hunter Tucker Analyst 2022-04-23 [56]
Poland pashaBiceps Jarosław Jarząbkowski Streamer 2020-08-05 [38]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
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 [63] 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. Team Liquid (2022-06-21). "Yekindar will be filling in for us during IEM Cologne".
  60. Mnmzzz (2022-03-15). "adreN to miss start of ESL Pro League Season 15". Dust2.us.
  61. 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".
  62. Striker (2015-12-16). "allu to try out for Liquid". HLTV.
  63. Swani (2017-11-16). "New Chapter - Leaving @TeamLiquid to join @SKGaming".
  64. "Liquid's 2019 LAN winstreak". HLTV.