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CLG Black is a North American team.
Formation of Counter Logic Gaming Black
On April 30, 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 21, 2012, with Hoodstomp and LiNk coming from Orbit Gaming, Bloodwater coming from 4Not.Fire, Zuna coming from mTw.NA, and Sycho Sid.
Counter Logic Gaming Black's first event together was the National ESL Premier League Season 3 on May 30, 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 15, 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 14, 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 28, CLG Black disbands due to differences in aspirations of members amongst the team.
In January 2015, CLG formed a new Challenger team, which also bore the name CLG Black. They played in the Challenger ladder under the name crushed dreamz to qualify for the NACS Spring Qualifier. There, they defeated Rock Bottom Gorillas and Team Liquid Academy to successfully qualify for the spring season. However, in the spring season they placed sixth and last, after playing the last day with their manager samy substituting as support and losing a tiebreaker to TSM Darkness. CLG Black retained their summer season qualifier seed from having participated in the spring season, receiving a first-round bye. However, after defeating Maelstrom, Stixxay was banned for two weeks (weeks 2 and 3 of the split) because of toxicity. Using substitute AD carry Frost, they lost to Cloud9 Tempest and then to Magnetic, missing out on the NACS summer season.
- January 27, CLG Black is reformed.. Westrice, Thinkcard, Easy, Stixxay, and KeNNy join.
- February 24 (approx.), Lourlo joins.
- February 26,
- April 3, Easy leaves.
- September (approx.), Huhi joins. Scarra leaves.
- November 5, Lourlo, Huhi, Stixxay, and KeNNy leave.
- December 9, InnoX, KEITHMCBRIEF, and Unlimited join. KeNNy rejoins.
- December 13, Unlimited leaves.
|fallenbandit||Kevin Wu||Top Laner||CLG Academy||2016-11-30||2017-06-??|
|OmarGod||Omar Amin||Jungler||CLG Academy||2016-11-30||2017-06-??|
|Tuesday||Jean-Sébastien Thery||Mid Laner||CLG Academy||2016-11-30||2017-06-??|
|Zag||Osama Alkhalaileh||Bot Laner||CLG Academy||2016-11-30||2017-06-??|
|Fill||Lee Hyo-won (이효원)||Support||CLG Academy||2016-11-30||2017-06-??|
|Vulcan||Philippe Laflamme||Sub/Sup||CLG Academy||2016-12-04||2017-06-??|
|InnoX||Tyson Kapler||Mid Laner||Retired||2015-12-09||2016-??-??|
|KeNNy||Kenny Nguyen||Top Laner||Enemy||2015-12-09||2016-01-20|
|KEITHMCBRIEF||Yuri Jew||Bot Laner||Echo Fox||2015-12-09||2016-01-05|
|Unlimited||Petar Georgiev||Support||SK Gaming||2015-12-09||2015-12-13|
|KeNNy||Kenny Nguyen||Top Laner||Enemy||2015-01-27||2015-11-05|
|Lourlo||Samson Jackson||Top Laner||Team Liquid||2015-02-24||2015-11-05|
|Huhi||Choi Jae-hyun (최재현)||Mid Laner||Counter Logic Gaming||2015-09-??||2015-11-05|
|Stixxay||Trevor Hayes||Bot Laner||Counter Logic Gaming||2015-01-27||2015-11-05|
|Scarra||William Li||Mid Laner||Delta Fox||???||2015-09-??|
|Rakin||Rafael Knittel||Sub/Mid||Brave e-Sports||2015-05-??||2015-06-??|
|Frost||Parsa Baghai||Sub/Bot||Top Dog Gaming||2015-06-??||2015-??-??|
|Easy||Brandon Doyle||Mid Laner||Galactic Gamers||2015-01-27||2015-04-03|
|Westrice||Jonathan Nguyen||Top Laner||Cloud9||2015-01-27||2015-02-26|
|Sycho Sid||Benny Hung||Top Laner||Team FeaR||2012-05-21||2012-12-28|
|Zuna||Chris Buechter||Jungler||Team FeaR||2012-05-21||2012-12-28|
|LiNk||Austin Shin||Mid Laner||Counter Logic Gaming||2012-05-21||2012-12-28|
|BloodWater||Lyubomir Spasov||Support||Azure Gaming||2012-05-21||2012-12-28|
|Hoodstomp||Devon Mark||Bot Laner||Exertus eSports Zeal||2012-05-21||2012-10-16|
|Wild Turtle||Jason Tran||Mid Laner||LiNk||2012 MLG Summer Championship|
|HotshotGG||George Georgallidis||President, Owner, & Co-Founder|
|Vodoo||Alexander Beutel||Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder|
|Mylixia||Devin Nash||Chief Executive Officer|
|Trinitiii||Matt Nausha||Director of Esports|
|bchenN||Bryan Chen||Director of Operations|
|MaTTcom||Matthew Marikian||Art Director, Director of Partnerships, & Head of Merch|
|Spiher||John Spiher||Director of Business Development||Dignitas|
|Rico||Sami Harbi||Head Coach||CLG Academy|
|Dynasty||Wei Li||Head Coach||None|
|MLong||Mason Long||Analyst/Coach||Misfits NA|
|sayocean||Kelby May||General Manager||None|
|Garvey||Mark Candella||Director of Business Development||None|
|RealMomGG||Helen Georgallidis||Chief Executive Officer||None|
|CyberBob||Robert Del Papa||Chief Operating Officer||None|
|Peolo Bear||Timothy Yeung||Manager||None|
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- June 17, Interview: CLG Black's Zuna at GESL with , and on ESFI World
- August 25, CLG Black Day 1 Post Game Interview at MLG Raleigh (video) with , and on Gamespot
- September 5, CLG Black at the MLG Summer Championships (video) with , and on CyberSportsNetwork
- Saintvicious' Tweet twitter.com
- Introducing CLG's Second NA Team: CLG Black clgaming.net
- Competitive Ruling: Stixxay lolesports.com
- Introducing CLG's Second NA Team: CLG Black "clgaming.net"
- Hoodstomp's Tweet twitter.com
- Zikzlol's Reddit Comment reddit.com
- CLG Black is Back clgaming.net
- Westrice's Facebook Post facebook.com
- CLG Black is Recruiting clgaming.net
- CLG in 2013 clgaming.net
- Unlimited's Tweet twitter.com
- Echo Fox's Tweet twitter.com
- Enemy's Tweet twitter.com
- Welcome CLG Black! clgaming.net
- Welcome Rico clgaming.net