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Background Information
Name: George Georgallidis
Country of Birth: Canada Canada
Birthday: June 23, 1990 (1990-06-23) (age 26)
Team: Counter Logic Gaming
Role: Sub
League Information
Peak League: ChallengerTier.png Challenger (NA)
Alternate IDs: CLG HotshotBB (KR)
King of Kimchi
BronzieTheBear HotshitNidaleeGG(EUW)
Social Media Links
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Team History
Apr 2010 - Present
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George "HotshotGG" Georgallidis is a substitute player and owner of Counter Logic Gaming.


HotshotGG hails from London, Ontario in Canada and has been playing video games from a young age, including Diablo I and Warcraft 2. After picking up DotA, he realized that he truly enjoyed the MoBA genre. When League of Legends was released, HotshotGG started playing it because he wanted to try out more MoBAs. [1] His entry into LoL coincided with him taking a break from college. [2] He decided to drop out of college to pursue a career as a professional League of Legends player. [3] He later created the Counter Logic Gaming organization, which currently sponsors one League of Legends team. On May 19th, 2012, HotshotGG switched from top lane to the jungle position following the departure of their long time jungler Saintvicious. However, as of October 22nd of 2012, HotshotGG moved back to the top lane after roster changes. On May 26th of 2013, HotshotGG stepped down from being the Top Laner for CLG, and was replaced with Nientonsoh.[4]


  • He was known for his
    early in his career.
  • Nicknames include "Hotshot Nidalee GG", "King of Kimchi", "HandsomeshotGG", and "FarmshotGG".
  • Became known as "George of the Jungle" after he switched to Jungling.
  • He was the first big streamer to pull in numbers of 20,000 viewers consistently.[citation needed]
  • MVP at IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne. [5]
  • He is considered one of the best
    players in the world.
  • His favorite champion is
    . [6]
  • According to Doublelift, HotshotGG is one of the only players in the world who can kite ranged champions with melee champions. [7]
  • Was featured in a cameo appearance in the anime The Unlimited – Hyoubu Kyousuke at 4:29 in episode 12. [8] [9]
  • Claims to have missed 350 days of high school, but still graduated. [10]
  • Almost exclusively played
    in Season 3.
  • Faker believes that HotshotGG's
    is better than Faker's in many ways and deserves for a #thingsHotshotGGdoes tag. [11]
  • Plays his game with Korean voiceovers.





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  1. CLG Prime Team Info
  2. HotshotGG AMA
  3. HotshotGG interview
  4. HotshotGG steps down as Top Laner for
  5. Vote for LoL MVP ESL World
  6. League of Legends - Pro Player Pick: HotshotGG Picks Nidalee Riot Games
  7. Doublelift's "Grilled" interview with Acer Esports
  8. HotshotGG's Facebook post about anime cameo
  9. still image of HotshotGG in anime
  10. summary of HotshotGG's AMA
  11. Faker: I hope they make a #ThingsHotshotGGdoes