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Evil Geniuses
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Team Information
Org LocationUnited States United States
 North America
PartnerPEAK6 Investments
Monster Energy
Team Razer
Created (1)Organization 1999
LoL Division 2013-01-25
Disbanded (1)LoL Division 2015-01-07
Created (2)LoL Division 2019-09-26
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Evil Geniuses is a North American League of Legends team. For the organization's history as a European team, see Evil Geniuses.EU.

Founded in 1999, Evil Geniuses is a North American esports organization and one of the oldest in the world, that has had a collection of players/teams over a multitude of games such as: Counter Strike 1.6, Counter Strike; Global Offensive, DotA 2, League of Legends, Quake Live, StarCraft II, Super Street Fighter IV, and World of Warcraft. In late 2012 to the start of 2013, Team EG had started looking for a roster to support in the League of Legends scene. The organization formed their first League of Legends team in January 2013 with the acquisition of the former Counter Logic Gaming EU roster.[1]


Pre-Season 4[edit]

In December 2013, Evil Geniuses moved the gaming house to America and acquired the spot from Velocity eSports at the promotion stage for taking a spot into NA LCS. However, mid laner Henrik "Froggen" Hansen and top laner Mike "Wickd" Petersen left the team and formed Alliance to acquire the Evil Geniuses's spot in the EU LCS.[2] At the promotion tournament, Evil Geniuses defeated Determined Gaming 3-0 and solidified their position in the North American LCS.

2015 Preseason[edit]

Due to a new policy limiting the ability of GoodGame Agency to brand LCS teams instituted by Riot on November 21, Evil Geniuses will have to change their brand for the 2015 season.[3] Their NA LCS spot ultimately went to Winterfox.


  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • August 22, Alexander Garfield (CEO) leaves.[13]
  • December 12, Evil Geniuses becomes an independent, player-owned organization. peterpandam (Chief Executive Officer) rejoins.[14][15]
  • February (approx.), Matt Demers (Social Media Director) joins.
  • March (approx.), Kevin Avegård (Creative Director) joins.
  • August 30, Phillip Aram (Dota 2 Team Manager to Chief Operating Officer) changes position. peterpandam (Chief Executive Officer) leaves.[16]
  • September (approx.), Sam Galey (General Manager) joins.
  • January (approx.), Drew Pollins (Director of Content) joins.
  • May 21, Razer partners with the team.[17]
  • May 29, Evil Geniuses is acquired by PEAK6 Investments. Nicole LaPointe Jameson (Chief Executive Officer) joins.[18][19] Sam Galey (General Manager to Director of Business Operations) changes position.[20] Ryan Towey (Talent Manager/CoD Team Manager to General Manager) changes position.[21] Matt Demers (Social Media Director to Director of PR and Media) changes position.
  • September 26, Evil Geniuses acquires the LCS slot of Echo Fox.[22][23]
  • September (approx.), Phillip Aram (Chief Operating Officer to Chief Gaming Officer) changes position.
  • October 9, Ryan Towey (Rocket League Team Manager/Fortnite Team Manager/Streamers Manager to Assistant General Manager) changes position.[24]
  • October 30, Andrew Barton (LCS General Manager), Gregory Kim (LCS Director), and SAB (Team Operations Manager) join.[25][26]
  • October 31, Matt Demers (Director of PR and Media) leaves.[27]
  • November (approx.), Sam Galey (Director of Business Operations) leaves.
  • November 16,
    Mid Laner
    Evolved and
    Bot Laner
    Tomo are drafted at NA 2019 Scouting Grounds with exclusivity window ending on 26 November 2019.[28]
  • November 18,
    Bot Laner
    Tomo's draft window is ended early without any signing.[29]
  • November 19,
    Svenskeren joins.
  • November 20,
    Zeyzal joins.
  • November 22,
    Bot Laner
    Bang joins.
  • November 26,
    Top Laner
    Kumo joins.
  • November 27,
    Mid Laner
    Evolved's draft window expires.[37]
  • December 2, Irean (Head Coach) joins.[38]
  • December 3, Artemis (Assistant Coach) joins.[39]
  • December 5,
    Mid Laner
    Jiizuke joins.
  • December 7, Empyre (Analyst/Scout) joins.[41]
  • December 12,
    Mid Laner
    Jiizuke's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2021.[42]
  • December 16,
    Mid Laner
    Bang and Irean (Head Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2021.[43]
  • December 18,
    Svenskeren's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2022.[44]
  • December 19,
    Zeyzal's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2022.[45]
  • December 28,
    Top Laner
    Kumo's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2020.[46]
  • January 9, Artemis (Coach)' contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2021.[47]

Player Roster[edit]


R C ID Name Role Contract Ends Joined

Kumo Colin Zhao 2Top Laner 2020-11-17 2019-11-26

Svenskeren Dennis Johnsen 3Jungler 2022-11-15 2019-11-19

Jiizuke Daniele di Mauro 4Mid Laner 2021-11-16 2019-12-05

Bang Bae Jun-sik (배준식) 5Bot Laner 2021-11-16 2019-11-22

Zeyzal Tristan Stidam 6Support 2022-11-15 2019-11-20


R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left

Helios Shin Dong-jin (신동진) 12Jungler Winterfoxlogo std.pngWinterfox 2014-06-112014-06-?? 2015-01-072015-01-07

Pobelter Eugene Park 13Mid Laner Winterfoxlogo std.pngWinterfox 2013-12-122013-12-12 2015-01-072015-01-07

Altec Johnny Ru 14Bot Laner Winterfoxlogo std.pngWinterfox 2014-05-222014-05-22 2015-01-072015-01-07

ScubaChris Christopher Lee 22Sub/Jun Retiredlogo std.pngRetired ??? ???

yellowpete Peter Wüppen 24Sub/Bot Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2013-12-122013-12-12 ???

InnoX Tyson Kapler 11Top Laner Enemylogo std.pngEnemy 2013-12-122013-12-12 2014-11-242014-11-24

Krepo Mitch Voorspoels 15Support Elementslogo std.pngElements 2013-12-122013-12-12 2014-10-232014-10-23

Snoopeh Stephen Ellis 22Sub/Jun Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2013-12-122013-12-12 2014-10-202014-10-20

DkBnet George Truong 24Sub/Bot Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2014-01-112014-01-?? 2014-11-112014-??-??

Gleebglarbu Nicholas Haddad 25Sub/Sup Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMid 2014-01-112014-01-?? 2014-05-112014-05-??

Temporary Subs[edit]

ID Name Role Replacing Tournament

Helios Shin Dong-jin (신동진) 12Jungler
NA LCS 2014 Summer Week 4

Thinkcard Thomas Slotkin 12Jungler
NA LCS 2014 Spring Week 9

ROBERTxLEE Robert Lee 14Bot Laner

ExecutionerKen Kenneth Tang 15Support
NA LCS 2014 Spring Week 9 - 10

Player League Participation[edit]

Note that tiebreaker games ARE included in this display even though they are typically not included for regular-season records.


PobelterEglogo std.pngEglogo std.pngWinterfoxlogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png320
InnoxEglogo std.pngEglogo std.pngEnemylogo std.png74
BorisEglogo std.pngEglogo std.png53
SnoopehEglogo std.pngEglogo std.png34
ROBERTxLEEEglogo std.pngComplexitylogo std.png30
YellowpeteEglogo std.pngEglogo std.png27
KenEglogo std.pngTeam Impulselogo std.png7
ThinkcardEglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png6
AltecEglogo std.pngWinterfoxlogo std.pngGravitylogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngEcho Foxlogo std.pngEcho Foxlogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.png191
HeliosEglogo std.pngWinterfoxlogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.png50
SvenskerenTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngEglogo std.png217
ZeyzalCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngEglogo std.png62
Bang100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieveslogo std.pngEglogo std.png47
KumoCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngEglogo std.png15
JiizukeEglogo std.png10



C ID Name Position

Nicole LaPointe Jameson Chief Executive Officer

Tallgeese Phillip Aram Chief Gaming Officer

levya Alan Levy Chief Technology Officer
Drew Pollins Director of Content
Saira Mueller Director of Marketing

Kevin Avegård Creative Director

Judy Brizendine Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Towey Ryan Towey General Manager

Fireworks Stephen Swims-Fuleihan Assistant General Manager

Strawberry Sarah Loomis Logistics Manager

Michael Hassold Partnerships Manager

Shannon Mar1e Shannon Larkin Human Resources Coordinator

JoyandJoyness Jessica Angelo Social Media Coordinator

TheKimDynasty Gregory Kim LCS Director

Andy Barton Andrew Barton LCS General Manager
SAB Sabrina Wong Team Operations Manager

Irean Heo Yeong-cheol (허영철) 90Head Coach

Artemis Connor Doyle 90Assistant Coach

Empyre Naser Al-Naqi Analyst & Scout


C ID Name Position Next Team

Sam Galey Director of Business Operations None

Matt Demers Director of PR and Media None

peterpandam Peter Dager Chief Executive Officer None

ottersareneat Alexander Garfield Chief Executive Officer None

guitarasaurus Brian Cordry 90Manager Winterfoxlogo std.pngWinterfox

Clement Kai-Hsin Chu (祝愷信) Analyst Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.pngNinjas in Pyjamas


This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Evil Geniuses Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
NA LCS 2015 Spring Promotion
3 : 0Team Coastlogo std.pngCST

NA LCS 2014 Summer
11 - 17Blanklogo std.pngRR

NA LCS 2014 Summer Promotion
3 : 1Cloud9logo std.pngC9T

NA LCS 2014 Spring
8 - 20Blanklogo std.pngRR

NA LCS 2014 Spring Promotion
3 : 0Determined Gaminglogo std.pngDTG

Total Prize:USD 0





See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]


  1. Former CLG EU League of Legends team official join Evil Geniuses gamespot.com
  2. Alliance Lineup Announced, EG.NA confirmed
  3. New Sale of Sponsorships Rule lolesports.com
  4. Evil Geniuses Comes to America evilgeniuses.gg
  5. EG Makes Changes to League of Legends Line-up evilgeniuses.gg
  6. Snoopeh's Facebook Post facebook.com
  7. Krepo's Facebook Post facebook.com
  8. InnoX's Tweet twitter.com
  9. Why I sold GoodGame to Twitch. goodgame.gg
  10. Twitch to Acquire GoodGame Agency blog.twitch.tv
  11. Winterfox's Tweet twitter.com
  12. Winterfox's Tweet twitter.com
  13. Alexander Garfield's Tweet twitter.com
  14. Evil Geniuses and Alliance become player-owned organizations espn.com
  15. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  16. Evil Geniuses Dota roster and company structure update facebook.com
  17. Evil Geniuses joins Team Razer evilgeniuses.gg
  18. Game On: PEAK6 Enters the $138 Billion Esports Industry with the Acquisition of Evil Geniuses peak6.com
  19. Evil Geniuses × PEAK6 evilgeniuses.gg
  20. Sam Galey's Tweet twitter.com
  21. Ryan Towey's Tweet twitter.com
  22. Evil Geniuses - Announcement, Announcement of Announcements egreadier.com
  23. Evil Geniuses to enter League of Legends, 2020 NA LCS evilgeniuses.gg
  24. Fireworks' Tweet twitter.com
  25. Evil Geniuses’ LCS Management Team Announcement facebook.com
  26. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  27. Today's my last day at Evil Geniuses. Matt Demers' TwitLonger twitlonger.com
  28. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-11-15; after change - NA - 2019-11-16
  29. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-11-17; after change - NA - 2019-11-18
  30. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  31. Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  32. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  33. Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  34. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  35. 100 Thieves' Tweet twitter.com
  36. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  37. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-11-26; after change - NA - 2019-11-27
  38. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  39. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  40. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  41. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  42. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-12
  43. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-16
  44. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-18
  45. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-19
  46. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-28
  47. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2020-01-09