Clutch Gamers

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[e][h]Clutch Gamers
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coach:
Manager:
Malaysia Jaseem Khan
Team Captain:
Russia yol
Sponsor:
Total Earnings:
$54,926
Links
History
Created:
2016-12-29
Upcoming Matches
CG vs. A.E
July 17, 2018 - 7:00 UTC

Overview[edit]

Clutch Gamers, abbreviated as CG, is a professional Dota 2 team founded by the owner of Power Gaming, Jaseem Khan. Originally based in Malaysia, the organization was created just before The Boston Major. The team initially had a roster that consisted entirely of Filipino players. After finding some success in regional tournaments, CG went on a tear and qualified for four international LAN tournaments in under a month. Having defeated WarriorsGaming.Unity, TNC Pro Team, Team Faceless and Mineski, CG was widely regarded as one of the strongest teams in the SEA region and a front runner to win the TI7 SEA Qualifiers. However, CG experienced a drastic fall from grace when they placed last at The Manila Masters, EPICENTER 2017 and were forced to pull out of The Summit 7. The team was no longer favoured to win the TI7 SEA Qualifiers, as most analysts and professional players predicted CG would either claim the third seed or not qualify at all. Alas, the team finished fourth after being defeated by Execration for the third and final spot. The team finished last at MDL 2017, the final LAN they had qualified for.

During The International 2017, the team relocated from Malaysia to Bangkok, Thailand. The team found little success after TI7 and experienced numerous roster changes. Captain Flysolo left CG in August but rejoined the team just over a month later and was promoted to captain once again. On January 30th, 2018, Jordanian players MagE- and AfrOmoush joined the team alongside Skylark. As a result of Armel's departure earlier in the month, Flysolo was left as the only remaining member of the original roster and the only Filipino player on the team until he was replaced by yol.

Timeline[edit]

  • December 1st - flysolo and Armel join the team.
  • December 8th - Ab1ng joins the team from Rave.
  • December 15th - Boombacs joins the team.
  • December 16th - Rapy joins the team.
  • December 29th - The team registers for the Kiev Major.[19]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
Malaysia Ahjit
(
Lai Jay Son
)
1
Join Date: 
2018-03-21[7]
Philippines Gabbi
(
Kim Villafuerte
)
2
Join Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
Greece SkyLark
(
Kharis Zafeiriou
)
3
Join Date: 
2018-01-30[3]
Philippines Boombacs
(
Marvin Rushton
)
4
Join Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
Russia yol Captain
(
Vladimir Basov
)
5
Join Date: 
2018-02-01[4]

Former[edit]

The International 2018 Open Qualifiers Squad The International 2018 Open Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Malaysia Ahjit
(
Lai Jay Son
)
1
Join Date: 
2018-03-21[7]
Leave Date: 
-
Philippines Gabbi
(
Kim Villafuerte
)
2
Join Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
Leave Date: 
-
Greece SkyLark
(
Kharis Zafeiriou
)
3
Join Date: 
2018-01-30[3]
Leave Date: 
-
Philippines Boombacs
(
Marvin Rushton
)
4
Join Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
Leave Date: 
-
Russia yol Captain
(
Vladimir Basov
)
5
Join Date: 
2018-02-01[4]
Leave Date: 
-
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Malaysia vtFαded
(
Chen Jia Hao
)
2
Join Date: 
2018-03-21[7]
Leave Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
 
Geek Fam
Jordan AfrOmoush
(
Mohammad Abu Al Eis
)
4
Join Date: 
2018-01-30[3]
Leave Date: 
2018-05-03 [9]
Jordan MagE-
(
Anas Hirzallah
)
2
Join Date: 
2018-02-04[3]
Leave Date: 
2018-03-21[7]
Germany Black^
(
Dominik Reitmeier
)
1
Join Date: 
2018-02-04[5]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-21[6]
 
Entity Gaming
Russia Chappie
(
Vladimir Kuzmenko
)
1
Join Date: 
2017-11-16[15]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-04[5]
Philippines Flysolo Captain
(
Kenneth Coloma
)
5
Join Date: 
2017-09-26[14]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-01[4]
 
TaskUs Titans
Philippines Armel
(
Armel Paul Tabios
)
2
Join Date: 
2016-12-30[19]
Leave Date: 
2018-01-15[1]
 
Team Admiral
Australia Velo
(
Kim Tae-Sung
)
3
Join Date: 
2017-12-09[18]
Leave Date: 
2018-01-29[2]
 
Immortals
Temporary stand-ins Temporary stand-ins
ID Name ID Name Tournament(s)
 
Malaysia xNova-
(
Jian Wei Yap
)
ESL One ESL One Genting 2018 Southeast Asia Qualifier
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Canada Jeyo
(
Jio Madayag
)
3
Join Date: 
2017-08-25[13]
Leave Date: 
2017-11-28[17]
Philippines Bokerino
(
Jun Kanehara
)
3
Join Date: 
2017-08-25[13]
Leave Date: 
2017-11-17[16]
 
DeToNator
Philippines Mac
(
MC Nicholson Villanueva
)
1
Join Date: 
2017-08-25[13]
Leave Date: 
2017-09-26[14]
The International 2017 Qualifiers Squad The International 2017 Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Philippines Gabbi
(
Khim Villafuerte
)
1
Join Date: 
2017-03-23[10]
Leave Date: 
2017-07-09[11]
 
Execration
Philippines Armel
(
Armel Paul Tabios
)
2
Join Date: 
2016-12-30[19]
Leave Date: 
-
Philippines Rapy
(
Rafael Sicat Palo
)
3
Join Date: 
2016-12-30[19]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-25[13]
 
HappyFeet
Philippines Boombacs
(
Marvin Rushton
)
4
Join Date: 
2016-12-30[19]
Leave Date: 
2017-12-09[18]
Philippines Flysolo Captain
(
Kenneth Coloma
)
5
Join Date: 
2016-12-29[19]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-21 [12]
 
WarriorsGaming.Unity
Temporary stand-ins Temporary stand-ins
ID Name ID Name Tournament(s)
 
Philippines Jacko
(
Jacko Soriano
)
 
Philippines Gabbi
(
Khim Villafuerte
)
ProDotA Cup Southeast Asia/6 ProDotA Cup Southeast Asia #6
Former Players Former Players
ID Name Position Join DateLeave Date New Team
Philippines Ab1ng
(
Avelino Parungao
)
2
Join Date: 
2016-12-29[19]
Leave Date: 
2017-03-23[10]
 
Entity eSports

Organization[edit]

Organization Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Philippines FLYSOLO
(
Kenneth Coloma
)
Coach
Join Date: 
2018-04-13[8]
Malaysia Gangster
(
Jaseem Khan
)
Founder / Manager
Join Date: 
Malaysia theone
(
Jamal Khan
)
Co-Founder
Join Date: 

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2018-07-08 A22nd A2Major MPGL Asian Championship 1 : 3 $20,000
2018-06-07 A11st A3Minor ProDotA Cup Southeast Asia #12 3 : 1 $1,500
2017-10-22 A44th A3Minor The Major League 0 : 1 $5,676
2017-07-07 A77 - 8th A1Premier Mars Dota 2 League 2017 0 : 2 $6,250
2017-06-07 A99 - 10th A1Premier EPICENTER 2017 0/-/4 Grp. S. $5,000
2017-05-26 A77 - 8th A1Premier The Manila Masters 0 : 2 $5,000
2017-04-21 A11st A3Minor ProDotA Cup Southeast Asia #7 3 : 0 $2,000
2017-04-16 A11st A7Qualifier DOTA Summit 7 - SEA Qualifier 3 : 0 $2,500
2017-03-04 A33rd A3Minor Mr. Cat Invitational Season 2 1 : 2 $2,500
2017-02-28 A11st A3Minor ProDota Cup Southeast Asia #5 3 : 2 $2,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 @gabbidoto (15 January 2018). "Team Admiral". Twitter. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 @Immortals (29 January 2018). "Welcome to the two newest members". Twitter. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Clutch Gamers (2018-01-30). "First 3 players to be announced would be MaGe-, Skylark and Afr0moush for race to TI". Facebook. Retrieved 01 February 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Clutch Gamers (2018-02-01). "Welcome our 4th player of the new season". Facebook. Retrieved 01 February 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Clutch Gamers (2018-02-04). "CG 2018 is here!". Facebook. Retrieved 04 February 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Clutch Gamers (2018-02-21). "Our Journey with Black comes to and end, sooner than expected.". Facebook. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Clutch Gamers (2018-03-21). "It’s been a while since we updated you guys about our replacement to Black^ and we are proud to announce the addition of ahjit into our team!". Facebook.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Clutch Gamers (13 April 2018). "Welcome FLYSOLO". Facebook. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 Clutch Gamers (3 May 2018). "We would like to announce the final roster of the season for TI8.". Facebook. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Clutch Gamers (23 March 2017). "Ab1ng is replaced by Gabbi". Facebook. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  11. 11.0 11.1 @gabbidoto (9 July 2017). "Looking for team". Twitter. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  12. 12.0 12.1 WarriorsGaming.Unity (2017-08-20). "WarriorsGaming.Unity announce their new line up". Facebook. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Clutch Gamers (2017-08-25). "New Legends Are Born!". Facebook.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Clutch Gamers (2017-09-26). "The Captain is back! Flysolo returns!". Facebook.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Clutch Gamers (2017-11-16). "Welcome Chappie". Facebook.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Clutch Gamers (2017-11-17). "Official roster". Facebook.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Clutch Gamers (2017-11-28). "Jeyo leaves". Facebook.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Clutch Gamers (2017-12-10). "Velo Joins". Facebook.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 "DOTA 2 MAJORS REGISTRATION". Valve Corporation. Archived from the original on 30 December 2016.