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Gen.G Esports

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[e][h]Gen.G Esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
United States Kevin Chou
United States Kent Wakeford
CEO:
United States Chris Park
Manager:
Coaches:
Sponsors:
Total Winnings:
$74,500
Links
History
Founded:
: 2017-07-12
: 2020-05-04
Upcoming Matches
Gen.G vs TSM
July 29, 2021 - 19:00 UTC
Upcoming Tournaments
VCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 2
2021-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 29 - Aug 01

Gen.G Esports, occasionally abbreviated as Gen.G, (formerly known as KSV eSports) is a professional global esports organization. Gen.G are currently ranked #6 in the 2020 Forbes list of the world’s most valuable esports companies. [1]

On May 4th, 2020, Gen.G Esports entered VALORANT with the acquisition of FRENCH CANADIANS. [2]

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Canada gMd Anthony Guimond 2020-05-04 [3]
Canada MkaeL Michael De Luca 2020-05-04 [3]
United States Shawn Shawn O'Riley 2020-10-22 [4]
United States koosta Kenneth Suen 2021-01-21 [8]
United States NaturE Nicholas Garrison 2021-05-14 [15]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Canada huynh Danny Huynh 2020-05-04 [3] 2021-04-22 [14] 2021-06-15 [16] Ghost Gaming (Trial)
Canada PLAYER1 Keven Champagne 2020-05-04 [3] 2020-12-26 [7] 2021-02-09 [12] Version1
Canada effys Loic Sauvageau 2020-05-04 [3] 2020-10-22 [5] 2020-11-11 [6] NRG (Trial)

Stand-in[edit]

Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Canada miLLe  
Michael St-Pierre
Canada MkaeL Michael De Luca Immortals First Light Immortals First Light (3rd Place Match vs. Immortals) [17]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Chris Park CEO 2018-11-??
United States Kevin Chou Co-Founder & Executive Chairman 2017-07-??
United States Kent Wakeford Co-Founder & Vice Chairman 2017-06-12
United States Arnold Hur COO & CGO 2017-09-??
United States Blank Andrew Leverette General Manager 2020-02-01
United States Dominic Kallas Head of U.S. Operations 2018-07-??
United States mCe Matthew Elmore Coach 2021-02-01 [9]
United States sgares Sean Gares Streamer 2021-02-05 [11]
United States ploo Streamer 2021-02-09 [13]

Results[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Results Prize
2021-07-10 A5A65th - 6th A2A-Tier Online VCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1 0 : 2 $3,000
2021-03-20 A33rd A2A-Tier Online VCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Masters 0 : 2 $15,000
2021-03-06 A44th A2A-Tier Online VCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Challengers 3 1 : 2 $5,000
2020-12-20 A11st A3B-Tier Online Pittsburgh Knights Before Christmas 2 : 1 $6,000
2020-12-13 A3A43rd - 4th A2A-Tier Online JBL Quantum Cup 0 : 2 $5,000
2020-08-16 A22nd A3B-Tier Online Pittsburgh Knights Invitational Gauntlet Series 1 : 2 $3,000
2020-08-09 A44th A2A-Tier Online FaZe Clan Invitational 0 : 2 $2,500
2020-07-12 A11st A3B-Tier Online Pulse Invitational 2 : 0 $6,000
2020-06-13 A11st A3B-Tier Online Pittsburgh Knights Tournament Series 2 : 0 $3,000
2020-05-04 A11st A3B-Tier Online T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Invitational 2 : 1 $20,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament
DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
2021-07-0923:15 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1VCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 10 : 2 NV
2021-07-0902:45 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1VCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 12 : 1 Rise
2021-07-0823:45 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1VCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 11 : 2 SEN
2021-07-0419:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Open QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Open Qualifier2 : 1 Andbox
2021-07-0221:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Open QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Open Qualifier2 : 1 PK
2021-04-1900:30 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - Qualifier0 : 2 TSM
2021-04-1700:30 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - Qualifier2 : 1 COL
2021-04-1622:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - QualifierVCT 2021: North America Stage 2 Challengers 2 - Qualifier2 : 1 TSB
2021-03-2023:15 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 1 MastersVCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Masters0 : 2 FaZe
2021-03-2020:00 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: North America Stage 1 MastersVCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Masters2 : 1 NV
Complete list of matches in any tournament

References[edit]

  1. Christina Settimi (2020-12-05). "The Most Valuable Esports Companies 2020".
  2. Ophelie Castelot (2020-05-04). "GEN.G ESPORTS INTRODUCES ITS NEW VALORANT TEAM".
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Gen.G Esports (2020-05-04). "We are excited to announce that the French Canadians will make our roster!".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gen.G Esports (2020-10-22). "Introducing the newest member of our Valorant squad...".
  5. 5.0 5.1 effys (2020-10-22). "As of today I will not be part of the @GenG VALORANT starting lineup.".
  6. 6.0 6.1 NRG (2020-11-11). "Our first match of the UMG #FirstStrike Open Qualifiers is underway as we take on Squirtle Squad Off-Stream with our new trial @effysgo!".
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gen.G Esports (2020-12-26). "Gen.G decided to move me to the inactive roster.".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-01-21). "Everyone welcome(back) @koosta as the 5th member of #GenGVAL to complete the team!".
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-02-01). "Everyone welcome @MatthewCElmore as our new #GenGVAL Coach!".
  10. Arnold Hur (2021-02-01). "Want to do a quick shout out and congratulate @TooBlank as he gets promoted to GM for our Valorant team.".
  11. 11.0 11.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-02-05). "Everyone, give a warm welcome to @seangares, the newest member of our content creator family!".
  12. 12.0 12.1 Version1 (2021-02-09). "It's the beginning . . . #NeverDone".
  13. 13.0 13.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-02-09). "VALORANT's Best Emerging Streamer has joined the #Tigernation, everyone welcome @Plooful to the #GenG Content Creator family!".
  14. 14.0 14.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-04-22). "As of today, @HUYNH_CS is benched from the #GenGVAL starting roster.".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-05-14). "It's such a NATURal fit...Welcome @CSNaturEE to the #GenG Valorant squad!".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-06-15). "It's never easy to say goodbye...Thank you @HUYNH_CS for being one of the biggest reasons why #GenGVAL is where it is today. Wherever your career takes you next, we know they'll be lucky to have you, and you'll always have our support!".
  17. effys (2020-06-16). "Sadly our boy @MkaeLcs has not been feeling well today and will not be able to play the 3rd place decider versus @Immortals We will be using @miLLeCSGO for the next match give the man some love.".