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|COACHES:||Joey "YoungBuck" Steltenpool|
Weldon " Weldon" Green
|ANALYSTS:||Christopher "Duffman" Duff|
|MANAGERS:||Christopher "Duffman" Duff|
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G2 Esports is a European organization, which was officially launched on February 24th, 2014.
After renaming to G2 Esports, the team entered the EU LCS with high hopes. Finishing the regular season of the 2016 EULCS Spring Split in 1st place with a very impressive 15-3 record, G2 was one of the favorites in the playoffs. In the 2016 EULCS Spring Playoffs, G2 would defeat the former kings of Europe Fnatic (3-1) and then they would take down EU powerhouse Origen (3-1) to win their first EU LCS title in their first split. This would also qualify them for the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational.
At MSI, G2 Esports were one of the favorites but internal issues caused them to massively underperform. Finishing 5th with a 2-8 record, G2 lost Europe's Pool 1 Seed at the 2016 World Championship.
G2 revamped their roster for the 2016 EULCS Summer Split, adding superstar bottom lane Zven and Mithy, as well as adding Expect in the Top Lane after Kikis' departure. In the regular season, G2 went undefeated finishing in 1st place with 10 wins and 8 draws. Entering the 2016 EULCS Summer Playoffs as heavy favorites, G2 defeated Unicorns of Love (3-1) in the Semifinals and then the massively improved Splyce squad (3-1) in the Finals to win their second EU LCS title in a row. This would also qualify them for the 2016 World Championship as Europe's #1 seed.
G2 was then drawn in Group A along with LCK champions ROX Tigers, NA's second seed Counter Logic Gaming and IWCQ winner Albus NoX Luna. The team, however, failed to make it out of the group stage, finishing they Worlds run with a 1-5 standing.
Despite the massive failure the team had at Worlds, the organization still chose to re-sign the entire squad for the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split. The team also added Team SoloMid's former Coach, Weldon Green, as the Assistant Coach.
- January 8th, Weldon Green joins as Assistant Coach.
- January 12st, Announces partnership with HyperX.
- May 2nd, Upset joins as Substitute AD for 2017 Mid-Season Invitational.
- May 3rd, Assistant Coach Sharkz leaves.
- May 23rd, loulex joins. Send0o and loulex will play in Week 1 of 2017 EU LCS Summer.
- May 24th, Duffman becomes Team Manager and Head Analyst.
- June 2nd, Blanc to sub in for PerkZ.
- June 19th, Hoang joins as Sub. loulex leaves.
- February 16th, ocelote retires from professional gaming.
- February 17th, Gamers2 adquires roster of Team Nevo. SmittyJ, Gilius, Eika, Jebus and Hiiva join.
- March 21st, SoulDra joins as Head Coach.
- May 24th, InnerFlame joins as Team Manager.
- June 2nd, Jesiz and Perkz join. Eika and Jebus were released.
- July 3rd, Hiiva leaves. Moopz will be subbing in for 2015 Esports Festival.
- July 7th, Gilius is released. Maxlore joins as Junger on trial basis. Hybrid joins as starting Support.
- July 15th, Kikis joins. Maxlore to leave after Week 4 of EU Challenger Series.
- November 18th, Smitty leaves.
- December 13th, Jesiz leaves.
- December 30th, Trick and Emperor join. YoungBuck joins as Head Coach.
- February 24th, Gamers2 is officially launched. Jwaow, Morden, ocelote, Yuuki60 and Dioud join.
- July 16th, Dioud leaves while Rydle join.
- August 7th, Morden leaves.
- August 8th, k0u joins.
- August 12th, Brokenshard joins as Coach/Analyst.
- November 5th, Rydle leaves.
- November 9th, KaSing joins.
- November 12th, Brokenshard steps down as Analyst.
|Expect||Dae-han Ki (대한기)||11/20/2017|
|Trick||Kim Kang Yoon (김강윤)||11/20/2017|
|Mithy||Alfonso Aguirre Rodriguez||11/10/2017|
|Visdom||Benjamin Ruberg Larsen|
|Emperor||Kim Jin-hyun (김진현)|
Unicorns of Love
Unicorns of Love
|k0u||Tri Tin Lam|
|ocelote||Carlos Rodríguez Santiago||Retired|
|Morden||Sebastián Esteban Fernández|
|Ocelote||Carlos Rodríguez Santiago||Founder/CEO|
|Jamie||Jamie Bach||Chief Operating Officer|
|YoungBuck||Joey Steltenpool||Head Coach|
|Weldon||Weldon Green||Assistant Coach|
|Duffman||Christopher Duff||Team Manager/Head Analyst|
|2017-10-13||9 - 12th||2017 World Championship||3 - 3||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)||TBD|
|2017-04-23||1st||2017 EU LCS Summer Playoffs||3 : 0||
|2017-08-13||2nd||2017 EU LCS Summer Split - Group A||8 - 5||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)|
|2017-07-08||2nd||2017 Rift Rivals - Blue||0 : 3||
|2017-05-21||2nd||2017 Mid-Season Invitational||1 : 3||
SK Telecom T1
|2017-04-23||1st||2017 EU LCS Spring Playoffs||3 : 1||
Unicorns of Love
|2017-04-02||1st||2017 EU LCS Spring Split - Group A||12 - 1||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)|
|2017-02-26||2nd||IEM Season XI - World Championship||0 : 2||
|2016-10-06||13 - 16th||2016 World Championship||1 - 5||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)||$ 83,750|
|2016-08-28||1st||2016 EU LCS Summer Playoffs||3 : 1||
|2016-07-31||1st||2016 EU LCS Summer Split||10-8-0||Group Stage/Round Robin (W/T/L)|
|2016-05-08||5th||2016 Mid-Season Invitational||2 - 8||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)|
|2016-04-17||1st||2016 EULCS Spring Playoffs||3 : 1||
|2016-03-18||1st||2016 EULCS Spring Split||15 - 3||Group Stage/Round Robin (W-L)|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2015-09-05||Q||2016 EU LCS Spring Promo||3 : 2||
|Q for 2016 EU LCS Spring|
|2015-08-11||3rd||2015 EU Challenger Series Summer||2 : 0||
Denial eSports EU
|$ 5,000 + Q for EU LCS Promo|
|2015-04-07||4th||2015 EU Challenger Series Spring Playoffs||1 : 2||
|2015-03-04||2nd||ESL MWC Challenge||0 : 2||
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2014-09-28||3rd||X5 Mega Arena - International Challenge 2014||2 : 0||
|2014-08-05||5 - 6th||2014 EU Challenger Series Summer Playoffs||1:2||
Unicorns of Love
|2014-07-29||3rd||2014 EU Challenger Series Summer #2||W:FF||
|2014-06-20||3rd||2014 EU Challenger Series Summer #1||2 : 1||
|2014-05-19||2nd||SoloMid EU Invitational 6||0 : 3||
Ninjas in Pyjamas
|2014-05-07||2nd||Solomid EU Invitational 5||1 : 3||
Rest In Pepperonis
|2014-04-29||2nd||Challenger FaceOff||2 : 3||
Denial eSports EU
|2014-03-12||5 - 8th||2014 EU Challenger Series Spring #2||1 : 2||
Ninjas in Pyjamas
|2014-03-02||1st||FACEIT Challenger Invitational 2||2 : 1||
SK Gaming Prime
|2014-01-29||3 - 4th||IEM Season VIII - Sao Paulo||0 : 2||
|2014-02-19||1st||EUW Challenger Series #19||3 : 2||
The Fox Sound
|2014-01-12||2nd||SCAN EUW Winter Invitational||1 : 3||
Cloud 9 Europe
- April 25th - Weldon Green on G2: “Our mindset while scrimming is to prepare for the ultimate opponent, or in other words, ‘SKT wouldn’t fall for this,'” with Slingshot Esports
- May 12th - G2 Perkz: 'I think we take the best of ones kind of wrongly. We prepare for the teams themselves instead of focusing on our own strategies.' with YAHOO! Esports
- May 18th - G2 Coach Weldon Green: ’Whether we do well in the [bracket stage or not, I think that we’ve learned a ton here and gotten a lot better’] with YAHOO! Esports
- June 7th - (VIDEO) Esports Salon Ep 8: LCS Franchising Era (feat. Reginald, ocelote and HotshotGG) with Thooorin
- October 3rd - (VIDEO) G2's Weldon Green: 'I didn't see Fnatic doing well in the regular season, I saw them finding a composition that worked and then just playing that exclusively and not try anything else' with theScore eSports
- May 6th - G2 Esports releases statement on MSI performance with TheScore eSports
- November 29th - G2 owner Ocelote on relegation, team transparency, League's offseason, and more with YAHOO! Esports
- December 21st - (VIDEO) Ocelote: “Todos los equipos relevantes querían a nuestros jugadores” with El Desmarque
- January 19th - Со щитом или на щите: Новый сезон EU LCS by LoL Esports RU (ru.lolesports.com)
- March 14th - (VIDEO) G2 Esports: Defeating the Monster by G2 Esports
- March 22nd - Ocelote on G2's international struggles: 'It's really not the end of the world' by Daniel Rosen (thescoreesports.com)
- April 2nd - Esports Spotlight with G2 Esports' Ocelote: 'I'm not careless about what I say, but I don't want to hide the truth' by Daniel Rosen (thescoreesports.com)
- April 5th - 2017 EU LCS SPRING PLAYOFFS by Jeff Latham (eu.lolesports.com)
- April 13th - (VIDEO) The Meteoric Rise and Doubted Crown of G2 Esports, the New Kings of Europe - feat. Deficio by Blitz Esports
- April 20th - (VIDEO) A Clash of Kings by G2 Esports
- May 9th - Mid-Season Invitational 2017 power rankings by Gabriel Zoltan-Johan (thescoreesports.com)
- May 10th -
- MSI 2017 Preview: Will Flash Wolves and G2 triumph against SKT T1, the all-time favorite? by Minyoung Jang (invenglobal.com)
- G2 Esports on their way to the top of the international stage with ‘Zven'? by Yeonjae Shin (invenglobal.com)
- May 12th - Match Analysis #2: How Team SoloMid nearly let G2 turn the game by Jaehoon Jeong (invenglobal.com)
- May 15th - The West disappoints, SKT is SKT and Gigabyte Marines leave as fan favorites: MSI group stage observations by Andrew Kim (slingshotesports.com)
- May 18th -
- The better G2 wins: G2 Esports and Team WE MSI semifinal preview by Kelsey Moser (esports.yahoo.com)
- (VIDEO) Eyes on MSI: Europe Ep. 3 by LoL Esports
- 4 thoughts going into the MSI Knockout Stage by Kien Lam (lolesports.com)
- May 20th -
- G2 vs WE Match Analysis #5: Why G2 couldn't finish off WE in Game 3 by Jaehoon Jeong (invenglobal.com)
- (VIDEO) MSI 2017 Semifinal Teaser: Team WE vs. G2 Esports by LoL Esports
- May 26th - (VIDEO) Eyes on MSI: Korea Ep. 4 by LoL Esports
- May 30th -
- September 28th - G2 Esports talk tactics and strategy for Worlds by Pieter van Hulst (redbull.com)
- October 4th -
- 삼성-RNG-G2-페네르바체 포진한 C조, 그 향방은? by Inven
- 3 Storylines at the 2017 World Championship: Can SKT be defeated, is there hope for the West and will China defend home turf? by Josh Bury & Gabriel Zoltan-Johan (thescoreesports.com)
- (VIDEO) G2 x White Sage: G2 Is Goin' To Get Ya by G2 Esports
- April 29th - G2's journey to represent EU at MSI by Cassandra "Requine" Marshall (lolesports.com)
- May 3rd - Who can beat SKT at the League of Legends 2016 Mid-Season Invitational? by Taylor Cocke (esports.yahoo.com)
- May 6th - Europe's G2 Esports get on the MSI 2016 board by Paul Marshall (lolesports.com)
- May 11th - The Brutality of Hubris: Royal Never Give Up's success and G2 Esports' failure by Kelsey Moser (thescoreesports.com)
- August 17th - (VIDEO) G2 is Everywhere by G2 Esports
- August 22nd - It will be exciting, it will be underwhelming: Looking ahead to the EU LCS final by Kelsey Moser (thescoreesports.com)
- September 26th - WORLDS 2016 TEAM PROFILE: G2 ESPORTS by HeckMaister (esportsheaven.com)
- September 28th - BURN OR SHINE: EU TAKES ON THE WORLD by Phillip "Riot Costy" Costigan (eu.lolesports.com)
- September 29th -
- After upset loss to CLG at League of Legends Worlds, G2 has reason to panic - and reason to relax by Taylor Cocke (esports.yahoo.com)
- EU FALTERS ON DAY 1 OF WORLDS by Phillip "Riot Costy" Costigan (lolesports.com)
- October 5th - Cautioning against misdiagnosis: Reflecting on EU's poor Week 1 by Kelsey Moser (thescoreesports.com)
- October 6th -
- (VIDEO) Team Fight Breakdown with Jatt: ROX vs. G2 by LoL Esports
- Albus NoX, ROX Tigers qualify for Worlds quarterfinals, CLG, G2 eliminated by Daniel Rosen (thescoreesports.com)
- November 5th - LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TEAM RENEW AGREEMENTS WITH G2 by G2NewsDesk
- August 11th - Gamers2 secure European LCS Promotion Tournament spot with 2-0 win over Denial EU by Nic Doucet (thescoreesports.com)
- September 5th - GAMERS2 ASCEND AND GAMBIT DEFEND IN THE 2016 EU LCS SPRING PROMOTION TOURNAMENT by Schuyler Winter (lolesports.com)
- September 12th - (VIDEO) G2 - Road to LCS by Gamers2
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- WELDON JOINS G2 AS ASSISTANT COACH g2esports.com
- G2 Esports' Twitter Post twitter.com
- Upset's Twitter Post twitter.com
- Sharkz is back to Vega Squadron en.vega-squadron.com)
- Schalke 04's Twitter Post twitter.com
- G2 ESPORTS ROSTER FOR EU LCS WEEK 1 g2esports.com
- G2 LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TEAM STAFF UPDATE g2esports.com
- Blanc replaces Perkz for Week 1 g2esports.com
- HOANG JOINS G2 LEAGUE OF LEGENDS SQUAD AS A SUB g2esports.com
- G2 Esports' Facebook Post facebook.com
- https://twitter.com/PowerOfEvilLoL/status/732982713456660481 Twitter.com
- G2 STATEMENT ON LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TEAM g2esports.com
- Unlimited's Twitter Post 1/2 twitter.com
- Unlimited's Twitter Post 2/2 twitter.com
- THANK YOU. youtube.com
- Gamers2 welcomes SoulDra as LoL head coach gamers2.com
- INNERFLAME JOINS GAMERS2 AS LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TEAM MANAGER gamers2.com
- Gamers2 welcomes Jesiz and PerkZ to LoL team gamers2.com
- GAMERS2 AND HIIVA PART WAYS gamers2.com
- CHANGES TO LEAGUE OF LEGENDS TEAM gamers2.com
- GAMERS2 WELCOMES KIKIS TO LOL TEAM gamers2.com
- Announcing the Team Dignitas LoL Roster team-dignitas.net
- Jesiz's Twitter Post twitter.com
- G2 agrees terms with Emperor & Trick g2esports.com
- Brokenshard is being tested as G2 coach and analyst
- Gamers2 and Rydle part ways gamers2.com
- Gamers2 signs new support gamers2.com
- Ocelote's Twitter Update twitter.com