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Giants

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Approx. Total Winnings:
$58,973
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History
Created:
: 2008
: 2020-06-26
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Upcoming Tournaments
VCT 2023: EMEA Last Chance Qualifier
2023-07-15 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 15 - 23

Giants is a Spanish esports organization with teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Rainbow Six, Rocket League and VALORANT.

History[edit]

Giants first entered VALORANT on June 2020, and has since become one of the most successful Spanish orgs in the game, reaching top finishes in both local and European tournaments.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active SquadActive Squad
IDNameJoin Date
Spain Fit1nho
(
Adolfo Gallego
)
Join Date: 
2021-02-26 [17]
Finland hoody
(
Aaro Peltokangas
)
Join Date: 
2022-11-10 [47]
Lithuania nukkye
(
Žygimantas Chmieliauskas
)
Join Date: 
2022-11-10 [47]
Norway rhyme Captain
(
Emir Muminovic
)
Join Date: 
2022-11-10 [47]
Russia Cloud
(
Kirill Nehozhin
)
Join Date: 
2022-11-10 [47]

Former[edit]

Stand-In[edit]

Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Spain Quick   Fabian Pereira Gomez
Turkey russz Batuhan Malgaç VRL/2022VRL/2022 VRL 2022 Spain: Rising Stage 2 [51]
Belgium iDex   Sammy Van de Weghe
None
LVL Clash 2 LVL Clash 2

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Spain José Ramón Díaz Founder & Owner
Spain Germán Domínguez Co-Founder & General Manager
Spain LozaRk David Alonso Vicente Esports Director
Spain Noelia Noelia Lopez Activation & Talent Manager 2022-11-08
Spain Luis García Operations Lead VCT 2022-11-08
Russia pipsoN Daniil Meshcheryakov Head Coach 2022-11-10 [47]
Netherlands Milan Milan de Meij Analyst 2023-01-05 [50]
Spain HITBOX Lucas González-Sabariegos Streamer 2020-12-15 [10]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Sweden LATEKS Oliwer Fahlander Head Coach 2022-04-06 [34] 2022-11-08 [46] Natus Vincere Natus Vincere (Assistant Coach)
Turkey Vlad Berke Kantürk Strategic Coach & Analyst 2022-05-17 [38] 2022-10-27 [45] BBL Esports BBL Esports (Head Coach)
United Kingdom Tanizhq Tanishq Sabharwal Coach 2022-01-07 [32] 2022-04-06 [35] Team Vitality Team Vitality (Head Coach)
Sweden LATEKS Oliwer Fahlander Strategic Coach 2022-03-02 [33] 2022-04-06 [34] Giants Giants (Head Coach)
Russia LinaCherry Angelina Meshcheriakova Team Manager 2021-01-16 2021-12-31 [31]
Russia pipsoN Daniil Meshcheryakov Coach 2021-05-15 [19] 2021-11-18 [27] G2 Esports G2 Esports
Spain Leviathan Sandra Cabeza Streamer 2021-01-21 [15] 2021-09-27 [26] Giants G4E Giants G4E
Portugal rpstvs Rui Esteves Analyst 2020-10-15 [7] 2020-12-08 [9]
Spain HITBOX Lucas González-Sabariegos Coach 2020-07-09 [2] 2020-10-16 [8] Giants Gaming Giants Gaming

Results[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

Documentaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Giants Gaming (2020-06-26). "We're joining @PlayVALORANT esports!" (in English Speaking English).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Giants Gaming (2020-07-09). "Cambios en el equipo de Valorant: @jonbaCSGO se incorpora de forma indefinida como jugador titular en sustitución de @HITBOXKING, que ocupará la labor de entrenador por lesión. " [Changes in the Valorant team: @jonbaCSGO joins indefinitely as a starting player to replace @HITBOXKING, who will occupy the job of coach due to injury.] (in Spain Spanish).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Giants Gaming (2020-08-07). "Cambios en @VALORANTes: @exerzR ocupará el puesto de stand-in en sustitución de @IamStarWraith, que abandona el club por decisión propia." (in Spain Spanish).
  4. 4.0 4.1 exerZ (2020-08-24). "I've just end my tryout / stand in with @GiantsGaming, i am free agent and looking for a team to start playing again.".
  5. iDex (2020-08-24). "Happy to announce that I'll stand-in for @GiantsGaming !".
  6. 6.0 6.1 Giants Gaming (2020-10-07). "Tras su gran trabajo como stand-in, @exerzR se incorpora al equipo titular de Valorant. " [After his great work as a stand-in, @exerzR joins the team of Valorant.] (in Spain Spanish).
  7. 7.0 7.1 [Inside source]
  8. 8.0 8.1 HITBOX (2020-10-16). "@HITBOXKING dejará de ser coach de @GiantsGaming. " [@HITBOXKING will stop being a @GiantsGaming coach] (in Spain Spanish).
  9. 9.0 9.1 rpstvs (2020-12-08). "My collab with Giants as a Valorant Analyst came to an end." (in English Speaking English).
  10. 10.0 10.1 Giants Gaming (2020-12-15). [https://twitter.com/GiantsGaming/status/1338893177462419457 "¡Bienvenido a la Crew, @HITBOXKING "] [Welcome to the Crew,@HITBOXKING !] (in Spain Spanish).
  11. 11.0 11.1 eXerZ (2021-01-02). "My contract with @GiantsGaming it's over so now im looking for new opportunities." (in United Kingdom English).
  12. 12.0 12.1 jonba (2021-01-07). "I am officially out from @GiantsGaming and therefore, I am open to any kind of offer for 2021." (in English Speaking English).
  13. 13.0 13.1 Yurii (2021-01-07). "With the termination of my contract with Giants im looking for new opportunities." (in English Speaking English).
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 Giants Gaming (2021-01-16). "LAUNCHING VLRT PROTOCOL v2.0" (in English Speaking English).
  15. 15.0 15.1 Giants Gaming (2021-01-21). "¡Bienvenida a la familia, @SandraCabeza! " [Welcome to the family,@SandraCabeza !] (in Spain Spanish).
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 19esports (2021-01-22). "@Fit1nho y @donQ_CS nuevos fichajes de Valorant para 19esports 2021-22" (in Spain Spanish).
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Giants Gaming (2021-02-26). "It's time to shake things up a little. @Fit1nho joins our Valorant squad as @Happy1 moves out of the active roster.".
  18. 18.0 18.1 Excel Esports (2021-03-29). "INTRODUCING OUR COMPLETE VALORANT ROSTER".
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 Giants Gaming (2021-05-15). "Actualización de roster @molsiVAL completa nuestro roster de @VALORANTes mientras que @VGIA_pipsoN pasa al rol de entrenador." (in Spain Spanish).
  20. 20.0 20.1 Boo (2021-07-05). "My journey on @GiantsGaming comes to an end as I was benched.".
  21. 21.0 21.1 MOLSI (2021-07-05). "Benched in @GiantsGaming.".
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Giants Gaming (2021-07-15). "@Davidp_ y @AmbiVALO se incorporan como Stand Ins para la segunda semana de #VCT Challengers. " [@Davidp_ and @AmbiVALO are incorporated as Stand Ins for the second week of #VCT Challengers.] (in Spain Spanish).
  23. 23.0 23.1 Boo (2021-07-16). "I got officialy released by @GiantsGaming." (in English Speaking English).
  24. 24.0 24.1 MOLSI (2021-07-16). "Today my contract got terminated so im officially free agent. Thanks for everything @GiantsGamingENG some things could work better but it is how it is. It was a pleasure to play in such big org and i wish u luck in future. Soon i will put some longer LFT post." (in English Speaking English).
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 Giants Gaming (2021-08-18). "¡Bienvenidos a casa, @Davidp_ y @AmbiVALO! " [Welcome home, @Davidp_ and @AmbiVALO!] (in Spain Spanish).
  26. 26.0 26.1 Giants Gaming (2021-09-27). "Vodafone Giants G4E es el equipo que nos representará en el circuito #VCT Game Changers de @VALORANTes. @SandraCabeza @Marialicious20 @Metzly111 @Tinyladyy @MariaTookii5 " [Vodafone Giants G4E is the team that will represent us on the circuit #VCT Game Changers by @VALORANTes. @SandraCabeza @Marialicious20 @Metzly111 @Tinyladyy @MariaTookii5] (in Spain Spanish).
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.3 Giants Gaming (2021-11-18). "Actualización de Valorant " [Valorant Update] (in Spain Spanish).
  28. 28.0 28.1 Davidp (2021-11-30). "Hey! @GiantsGaming has allowed me to explore opportunities elsewhere while we discuss terms for a future deal. After parting with XL, I took Giants from #20 to #4 and I am ready to do the same elsewhere if needed!" (in English Speaking English).
  29. 29.0 29.1 Ambi (2021-12-09). "I'm still under contract with @GiantsGaming but with the team rebuilding for next year they've allowed me to explore my options." (in English Speaking English).
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Giants Gaming (2021-12-18). "Actualización de Valorant: Jamás olvidaremos las alegrías que nos distéis en los últimos meses de la temporada. " [Valorant Update: We will never forget the joys you gave us in the last months of the season.] (in Spain Spanish).
  31. 31.0 31.1 LinaCherry (2021-12-22). "From January 2022 I will be a free agent,and now I am ready to consider job offers." (in English Speaking English).
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 Giants Gaming (2022-01-07). "Giants Valorant 2022" (in English Speaking English).
  33. 33.0 33.1 LATEKS (2022-03-02). "Beyond excited to be able to announce that I will be joining @GiantsGaming as their strategic coach." (in English Speaking English).
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Giants Gaming (2022-04-06). "Valorant Roster Update: @LATEKSgg, new Head Coach." (in English Speaking English).
  35. 35.0 35.1 Team Vitality (2022-04-06). "Today we announce the arrival of @Tanizhq as the new Head Coach of the VALORANT team." (in English Speaking English).
  36. 36.0 36.1 Giants Gaming (2022-04-29). ". @aMONSTEERR no continuará como parte del roster de Valorant para este 2022. " [.@aMONSTEERR will not continue as part of the Valorant roster for this 2022.] (in Spain Spanish).
  37. 37.0 37.1 Giants Gaming (2022-04-29). "En este equipo nadie caminará solo. " [In this Team no one will walk alone.] (in Spain Spanish).
  38. 38.0 38.1 Giants Gaming (2022-05-17). "Actualización de Valorant @BerkeKanturk, nuevo strategic coach y analista procedente de BBL. " [Valorant update @BerkeKanturk new strategic coach and analyst coming from BBL.] (in Spain Spanish).
  39. 39.0 39.1 Giants Gaming (2022-05-25). "A partir del día de hoy el jugador @QuickisAlive deja de formar parte del roster de Valorant para lo que resta de temporada. " [As of today the player @QuickisAlive cease to be part of the Valorant roster for the remainder of the season.] (in Spain Spanish).
  40. 40.0 40.1 Giants Gaming (2022-05-25). "Actualización de Valorant @Shadowlolz, nuevo jugador para completar el roster para lo que queda de año. " [Valorant update @Shadowlolz, new player to complete the roster for the remainder of the year.] (in Spain Spanish).
  41. 41.0 41.1 russ (2022-09-30). "while still under contract giants have allowed me to explore my options".
  42. 42.0 42.1 Kiles (2022-10-08). "Whilst still being contracted and considered for next season by Giants, they have allowed me to explore my options.".
  43. 43.0 43.1 Jesse (2022-10-10). "I'm still contracted to @GiantsGaming and I might continue with them in some way next year, but I have been allowed to look for other opportunities".
  44. 44.0 44.1 ShadoW (2022-10-13). "Whilst still being contracted and considered for next season by Giants, they have allowed me to explore my options.".
  45. 45.0 45.1 BBL Esports (2022-10-27). "Koç ekibimize Berke "Vlad" Kantürk'ü dahil ederek teknik ekibimizi güçlendiriyoruz.Aileye tekrar hoş geldin Vlad! " [We are strengthening our technical team by including Berke "Vlad" Kantürk in our coaching team. Welcome back to the family, Vlad!] (in Turkey Turkish).
  46. 46.0 46.1 Giants (2022-11-08). "@LATEKSgg will not continue as part of our team's coaching staff for #VCT" (in English Speaking English).
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 47.5 Giants (2022-11-10). "Meet our #VCT roster for 2023." (in English Speaking English).
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 48.3 Giants (2022-11-12). "Toca separar caminos. Ha sido un gran viaje juntos." (in Spain Spanish).
  49. 49.0 49.1 Giants (2022-12-29). "Hoy nos despedimos de @russFPS. " [Today we say goodbye to @russFPS.] (in Spain Spanish).
  50. 50.0 50.1 Giants (2023-01-05). "Damos la bienvenida a @milanfps como nuevo analista de nuestro equipo de #VCTEMEA " [We welcome @milanfps as a new analyst to our #VCTEMEA team] (in Spain Spanish).
  51. Giants (2022-07-01). "Russz no viajará a Barcelona con el equipo. Quick sustituirá al turco en las finales. " [Russz will not travel to Barcelona with the team. Quick will replace the Turk in the finals.] (in Spain Spanish).