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Counter Logic Gaming Black
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Team Information
Location: United States
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Coaches: We "Dynasty" Li
Managers: Samantha "samy" Elias
Team Captain: Thomas "Thinkcard" Slotkin
Website: http://clgaming.net/
Sponsor(s): Razer
iBUYPOWER
NZXT
Twitch
HyperX
G2A
DXRacer
Intel
Ever8
DraftKings
Youtube: CLGaming
Facebook: CLGaming
IRC: #CLGaming
Twitter: clgaming
Organization
Sister Team (Current): Counter Logic Gaming
History
Created (1): 2012-05-21
Disbanded (1): 2012-12-28
Created (2): 2015-01-27
Disbanded (2): 2016-xx-xx
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Counter Logic Gaming Black was founded on May 21st, 2012 as the third League of Legends team for Counter Logic Gaming and disbanded later that year on December 28th. In January 2015, it was reformed.

History

Formation of Counter Logic Gaming Black

On April 30th, 2012, Counter Logic Gaming announced through saintvicious's twitter that the organization was looking for players to form a CLG B team.[1] The team was finalized and officially created on May 21st, 2012, with Hoodstomp and LiNk coming from Orbit Gaming, Bloodwater coming from 4Not.Fire, Zuna coming from mTw.NA, and Sycho Sid.[2]

Season 2

Counter Logic Gaming Black's first event together was the National ESL Premier League Season 3 on May 30th, 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 15th, 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 14th, 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 28th, CLG Black disbands due to differences in aspirations of members amongst the team.

Season 5

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.[3] Using substitute AD carry Frost, they lost to Cloud9 Tempest and then to Magnetic, missing out on the NACS summer season.

Timeline

  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2012

Player Roster

Active

Temporary Subs

ID Name Role Replacing Tournament
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Wild Turtle Jason Tran 03 Mid
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 LiNk
2012 MLG Summer Championship

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team
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InnoX Tyson Kapler 03 Mid
None
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KeNNy Kenny Nguyen 01 Top NMElogo std.png Enemy
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Thinkcard Thomas Slotkin 02 Jungle NMElogo std.png Enemy
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KEITHMCBRIEF Yuri Jew 04 AD EFXlogo std.png Echo Fox
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Unlimited Petar Georgiev 05 Support Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
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Lourlo Samson Jackson 01 Top Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
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Huhi Choi Jae-hyun (최재현) 03 Mid Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
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Stixxay Trevor Hayes 04 AD Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
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Scarra William Li 03 Mid
None
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s7efen Stephen Madigan 10 Sub/Support
None
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Rakin Rafael Knittel 08 Sub/Mid Bravelogo std.png Brave e-Sports
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Frost Parsa Baghai 09 Sub/AD
None
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Easy Brandon Doyle Mid GGamerslogo std.png Galactic Gamers
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Westrice Jonathan Nguyen 01 Top C9logo std.png Cloud9
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Sycho Sid Benny Hung 01 Top Teamfearlogo std.png Team FeaR
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Zuna Chris Buechter 02 Jungle Teamfearlogo std.png Team FeaR
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LiNk Austin Shin 03 Mid Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
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BloodWater Lyubomir Spasov 05 Support AzureGamingLogo std.png Azure Gaming
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Hoodstomp Devon Mark 04 AD Exertus Zeallogo std.png Exertus eSports Zeal

Organization

Current

ID Name Position
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HotshotGG George Georgallidis 11 President/Owner/Co-Founder
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Mylixia Devin Nash CEO
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Vodoo Alexander Beutel CTO/Co-Founder
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MaTTcom Matthew Marikian General Manager/Art Director
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bchenN Bryan Chen Director of Finance and Operations
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samy Samantha Elias Manager
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Dynasty Wei Li Head Coach

Former

ID Name Position Next Team
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MLong Mason Long Analyst/Coach MSF (NA)logo std.png Misfits NA
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sayocean Kelby May General Manager
None
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Garvey Mark Candella Director of Business Development
None
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RealMomGG Helen Georgallidis Chief Executive Officer
None
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CyberBob Robert Del Papa Chief Operating Officer
None
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Peolo Bear Timothy Yeung Manager
None

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-03-25 CS NA logo.png A66th 2015 NA Challenger Series Spring Season 2 : 8
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Group Stage (W/L)
$ 10,000
2012-08-25
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A55 - 6th 2012 MLG Summer Championship 0 : 2
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 Team Dynamic
$ 4,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-06-16 I1ZNQ 2015 NA Challenger Series Summer Qualifier 0 : 2
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 Magnetic
2015-02-04 I1Q 2015 NA Challenger Series Spring Qualifier 2 : 0
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 Team Liquid Academy
$ 7,500
2012-11-07 A33rd National ESL Pro Series Season 4 2 : 0
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 Team Curse
$ 900
2012-07-22 A22nd Leaguecraft ggClassic Presented by Arqade 1 : 2
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 Team Dynamic
$ 2,000
2012-06-17 A22nd GIGABYTE Esports LAN 0 : 2
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 Team SoloMid
$ 3,000
In Minor, Monthly, and Weekly Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2012-10-30 A11st ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 3 2 : 1
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 Monomaniac Ferus
$ 1,000
2012-08-21 A11st ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 2 2 : 0
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 Pickleberry
$ 1,000
2012-07-09 A11st ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 1 2 : 0
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 Orbit Gaming
$ 1,000
2012-05-30 A11st NESL Premier Season 3 2 : 0
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 Lzuruha Gaming
$ 2,000

Highlight Videos

Interviews

  • 2012

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Saintvicious' Tweet twitter.com
  2. Introducing CLG's Second NA Team: CLG Black clgaming.net
  3. Competitive Ruling: Stixxay lolesports.com
  4. Echo Fox's Tweet twitter.com
  5. Enemy's Tweet twitter.com
  6. CLG Black is Back clgaming.net
  7. Westrice's Facebook Post facebook.com
  8. Scarra's Reddit Comment reddit.com
  9. CLG Black is Recruiting clgaming.net
  10. CLG in 2013 clgaming.net
  11. Unlimited's Tweet twitter.com
  12. Introducing CLG's Second NA Team: CLG Black"clgaming.net"
  13. Hoodstomp's Tweet twitter.com
  14. Zikzlol's Reddit Comment reddit.com