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NRG Esports
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Team Information
Org LocationNorth America North America
Region
NA
 North America
SponsorBiosteel
CyberPowerPC
Logitech G
HyperX
Gamer Sensei
Kickback
History
Created2015-11-16
Social Media & Links
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Current Roster
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NRG Esports is a North American team. They were previously known as NRG eSports.

History[edit]

2016 Preseason[edit]

NRG eSports was announced on November 16, 2015. They formed when two co-owners of NBA team Sacramento Kings purchased Team Coast's NA LCS slot for the 2016 Spring Season. Their initial line-up included top laner Impact from Team Impulse, jungler Moon from Imagine, mid laner GBM from Jin Air, and support KonKwon, the only player to move over from Coast. Former Origen head coach Hermit and Cloud9 coach Charlie formed the team's coaching staff.[1] Altec officially joined the team's roster later on in the day.[2]

2016 Season[edit]

NRG started the LCS strong, tied for either first or second place through the first four weeks, but after the fifth week they fell down to fifth place and remained there for the rest of the season. They were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. In the midseason break, NRG traded out nearly their entire roster, keeping only GBM and adding Quas, Santorin, ohq and KiWiKiD. The community's reception to these changes were mixed; while ohq was seen as a solid pickup, Quas had just come off of a split away from competition, and KiWiKiD was seen as one of the weaker supports in the league. Ultimately, the changes did not work out, and NRG were consistently in eighth place week after week in the summer split until they fell to ninth in week 9. In the promotion tournament, they lost first to Cloud9 Challenger and then to Echo Fox in back-to-back 3-0 sweeps and were relegated to the NACS. Soon after relegation, multiple players announced their free agency, and it was reported that NRG were closing down their team.[3] It was confirmed the next day that the team had let all of their players go to pursue other options, but they were still "working on a plan" to stay in League of Legends.[4][5]

Timeline[edit]

  • 2015
  • 2016

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
NA
Quas Diego Ruiz 11Top Tempo Stormlogo std.pngTempo Storm 2016-04-262016-04-26 2016-08-122016-08-12
KR
Ohq Oh Gyu-min (오규민) 14Bot Snake Esportslogo std.pngSnake Esports 2016-05-132016-05-13 2016-08-122016-08-12
NA
mancloud Zachary Hoschar 23Sub/Mid Team Skylogo std.pngTeam Sky 2016-07-132016-07-13 2016-08-122016-08-12
NA
otter Brian Thomas 24Sub/Bot Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRogue 2016-03-092016-03-09 2016-08-122016-08-12
KR
GBM Lee Chang-seok (이창석) 13Mid Team Vitalitylogo std.pngTeam Vitality 2015-11-162015-11-16 2016-08-112016-08-11
NA
KiWiKiD Alan Nguyen 15Support Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2016-04-262016-04-26 2016-08-112016-08-11
NA
Santorin Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen 12Jungle Gold Coin Unitedlogo std.pngGold Coin United 2016-04-262016-04-26 2016-08-102016-08-10
NA
Qwerm Alec Warren 25Sub/Sup Phoenix1logo std.pngPhoenix1 2016-03-092016-03-09 2016-06-132016-06-13
KR
Impact Jung Eon-yeong (정언영) 11Top Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 2015-11-162015-11-16 2016-04-262016-04-26
NA
Moon Galen Holgate 12Jungle Team Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquid Academy 2015-11-162015-11-16 2016-04-262016-04-26
NA
KonKwon Kevin Kwon (권구혁) 15Support Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2015-11-162015-11-16 2016-04-262016-04-26
NA
Altec Johnny Ru 14Bot Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 Challenger 2015-11-162015-11-16 2016-04-222016-04-22
NA
Cris Cristian Rosales 21Sub/Top Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2016-01-072016-01-07 2016-03-082016-03-08
NA
Xpecial Alex Chu (朱啓恩) 25Sub/Sup Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2016-02-152016-02-15 2016-03-082016-03-08
KR
Shrimp Lee Byeong-hoon (이병훈) 22Sub/Jun Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2016-01-072016-01-07 2016-02-152016-02-15

Formerly On Loan[edit]

ID Name Role Loaned From Duration
NA
LOD Benjamin deMunck 14Bot Emberlogo std.pngEmber NA LCS 2016 Spring Season - Week 7

Player League Participation[edit]

Playoff games are NOT included, but regular-season tiebreaker games ARE.

LCS

Player20132014201520162017201820192020Games
SpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummer
ImpactTeam Impulselogo std.pngTeam Impulselogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngCloud9logo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.png260
AltecEglogo std.pngWinterfoxlogo std.pngGravitylogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngEcho Foxlogo std.pngEcho Foxlogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.pngImmortalslogo std.png195
BenjiEcho Foxlogo std.png
NRG Esportslogo std.png
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Team EnVyUslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.png112
MoonNRG Esportslogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngClutch Gaminglogo std.pngCounter Logic Gaminglogo std.png111
ShrimpNRG Esportslogo std.pngApexlogo std 2.pngDignitaslogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png94
GBMNRG Esportslogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.png60
CrisVelocity eSportsLogo std.pngTeam Coastlogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.png42
KwonTeam Coastlogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png31
KiWiKiDDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngDignitaslogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.png210
SantorinTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMidlogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuestlogo std.png166
QuasTeam Curselogo std.pngTeam Curselogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquidlogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.png137
OhqRenegadeslogo std.pngNRG Esportslogo std.png44

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

C ID Name Position
Mark Mastrov Co-Owner
Andy Miller Co-Owner
Atlas Gerard Kelly Co-Owner
moconinja Justin Siegel Co-Owner
Ringo Andrew Pruett CEO

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team
PsycSummer Summer Scott Esports Psychology Consultant Gold Coin Unitedlogo std.pngGold Coin United
Hermit Tadayoshi Littleton 80Head Coach EUnitedlogo std.pngeUnited
KoreanEdelweiss Barry Lee (이권문) Team Manager None
Hermes David Tu 80Coach Immortalslogo std.pngImmortals
Archon Joseph Aguirre Analyst None
History Teacher Chad Smeltz 80General Manager Phoenix1logo std.pngPhoenix1
Qwerm Alec Warren 80Analyst Phoenix1logo std.pngPhoenix1
Empyre Naser Al-Naqi Head Analyst Dream Teamlogo std.pngDream Team
Angela Head of Social Media/Content None
Aria Personnel Manager/Chef None
Shark Charlene Hamm Assistant General Manager Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming
Charlie Charlie Lipsie Head Coach Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9

Tournaments[edit]

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

Minimum place

NRG Esports Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2016-08-07NQ NA LCS 2017 Spring Promotion
0 : 3Echo Foxlogo std.pngFOX
 Quas,  Santorin,  GBM,  Ohq,  KiWiKiD,  Hermit
2016-07-319 NA LCS 2016 Summer
4 - 14Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Quas,  Santorin,  GBM,  Ohq,  KiWiKiD,  Hermit
2016-04-175 - 6 NA LCS 2016 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
 Impact,  Moon,  GBM,  Altec,  KonKwon,  Hermit
2016-03-205 NA LCS 2016 Spring
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Cris,  Impact,  Shrimp,  Moon,  GBM,  Altec,  LOD,  KonKwon,  Hermit
Total Prize:USD 0

Media[edit]

  • 2015
  • 2016

See Also[edit]

Images[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. NRG terminates League of Legends team's contracts espn.com
  4. Andrew Miller's Tweet twitter.com
  5. Andrew Miller's Tweet twitter.com
  6. Sacramento Kings co-owners buy LCS spot, recruit GBM, Impact dailydot.com
  7. NRG eSports' Tweet twitter.com
  8. Charlie's Tweet twitter.com
  9. Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  10. Ember's Tweet twitter.com
  11. Ember's Tweet twitter.com
  12. NRG appoints new CEO, former head of Apple iAd publisher relations espn.go.com
  13. Quas, Santorin and KiWiKiD join NRG Esports espn.go.com
  14. NRG's Tweet twitter.com
  15. Empyre's Tweet twitter.com
  16. Qwerm's Tweet twitter.com
  17. A Special Thank You nrg.gg
  18. NRG Partners with Logitech G nrg.gg
  19. Lucas Larsen's Tweet twitter.com
  20. GBM's Tweet twitter.com
  21. KiWi's Tweet twitter.com
  22. Diego Ruiz's Tweet twitter.com
  23. Andrew Miller's Tweet twitter.com
  24. NRG's Tweet twitter.com
  25. NRG sells Challenger spot to J2K Esports and Technology thescoreesports.com
  26. NRG to sell LCS Slot nrg.gg