Counter Logic Gaming Black
|Counter Logic Gaming Black|
|Number of Players:||5|
|Team Captain:||Thomas Thinkcard Slotkin|
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|Created:||May 21, 2012|
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Formation of Counter Logic Gaming Black
On April 30th, 2012, Counter Logic Gaming announced through saintvicious's twitter that the organization was looking for players to form a CLG B team. The team was finalized and officially created on May 21st, 2012, with Hoodstomp and LiNk coming from Orbit Gaming, Bloodwater coming from 4Not.Fire, Zuna coming from mTw.NA, and Sycho Sid.
Season 2 Counter Logic Gaming Black's first event together was the National ESL Premier League Season 3 on May 30th, where they had 2-0 victories over Team Green Forest, Absolute Legends NA, and Lzuruha Gaming to take home first place and the grand prize of $2,000.
On June 15th, 2012, CLG Black attended their first LAN tournament, competing in the GIGABYTE Esports LAN. CLG Black went 2-1 in the group stage, defeating Team Green Forest and Curse Gaming, but losing to Team SoloMid. They placed second in the group, advancing to the playoffs where they defeated DirtNap Gaming and Team Dynamic 2-0. They played against Team SoloMid in the finals, losing 0-2, and finishing second with a cash prize of $3,000.
On July 14th, 2012, CLG Black participated in the Leaguecraft ggClassic Presented by Arqade. They went 4-1 in the group stage. In the playoffs, they first defeated Curse Gaming 2-0 but then lost to Team Dynamic 1-2, dropping them into the loser's bracket. They then beat mTw.NA 2-0 and faced Team Dynamic in the finals. They beat Dynamic 3-2 in the first series and then played a best-of-three for the grand finals which they lost 1-2, finishing second with a cash prize of $2,000.
On December 28th, CLG Black disbands due to differences in aspirations of members amongst the team.
Season 5January 28, 2015 - CLG Black returns to the NA Challenger scene.
- May 21st, Counter Logic Gaming Black is formed. Sycho Sid, LiNk, Zuna, Hoodstomp, and BloodWater join.
- May 30th, 1st place at National ESL Premier League Season 3
- June 17th, 2nd place at GIGABYTE Esports LAN 
- July 22nd, 2nd place at Leaguecraft ggClassic
- October 16th, Hoodstomp temporarily retires.
- December 28th, CLG Black disbands.
|I KeNNy u||Kenny Nguyen||Support|
Counter Logic Gaming
|Sycho Sid||Benny Hung||Top|
Exertus eSports Zeal
|Mattcom||Matthew Marikian||General Manager|
|bchenN||Bryan Chen||Director of Finance and Operations|
|In Minor, Monthly, and Weekly Tournaments|
|2012-10-30||1st||ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 3||2 : 1||
|2012-08-21||1st||ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 2||2 : 0||
|2012-07-09||1st||ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 1||2 : 0||
|2012-05-30||1st||NESL Premier Season 3||2 : 0||
Articles & Videos
- June 17th, 2012 - Interview: CLG Black's Zuna at GESL with ESFI World
- August 25th, 2012 - CLG Black Day 1 Post Game Interview at MLG Raleigh (video) with Gamespot
- September 5th, 2012 - CLG Black at the MLG Summer Championships (video) with CyberSportsNetwork
- CLG Black is Back"clgaming.net"
- Westrice Retiresfacebook.com
- Introducing CLG's Second NA Team: CLG Black"clgaming.net"
- GESL Brackets"thegesl.com"
- Hoodstomp Retires"twitter.com"
- CLG in 2013 clgaming.net