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Counter Logic Gaming Black

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Counter Logic Gaming Black
Clg logo2.png
Team Information
Location: United States USA
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

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

2012

2015

2016

Player Roster

Active

Temporary Subs

|USA LiNk |2012 MLG Summer Championship


Former

|- |USA | Easy |Brandon Doyle |Mid |GLGlogo std.png Galactic Gamers


Organization

Current

|- |USA | Mylixia |Devin Nash |CEO

|- |Germany | Vodoo |Alexander Beutel |CTO/Co-Founder

|- |USA | MaTTcom |Matthew Marikian |General Manager/Art Director

|- |USA | bchenN |Bryan Chen |Director of Finance and Operations

|- |USA | samy |Samantha Elias |Manager

|- |China | Dynasty |Wei Li |Head Coach



Former

|- |USA | MLong |Mason Long |Analyst/Coach |MSF (NA)logo std.png Misfits (North American Team) |- |USA | sayocean |Kelby May |General Manager |Template:None |- |USA | Garvey |Mark Candella |Director of Business Development |Template:None |- |Canada | RealMomGG |Helen Georgallidis |Chief Executive Officer |Template:None |- |USA | CyberBob |Robert Del Papa |Chief Operating Officer |Template:None |- |Canada | Peolo Bear |Timothy Yeung |Manager |Template: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 Blanklogo std.png Not found $ 10,000
2012-08-25 MLG-Logo-Small.png A55 - 6th 2012 MLG Summer Championship 0 : 2 TDlogo std.png Team Dynamic $ 4,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-06-16 I1ZNQ 2015 NA Challenger Series Summer Qualifier 0 : 2 Mgtclogo std.png Magnetic
2015-02-04 I1Q 2015 NA Challenger Series Spring Qualifier 2 : 0 Liquid Alogo std.png Team Liquid Academy $ 7,500
2012-11-07 A33rd National ESL Pro Series Season 4 2 : 0 Crslogo std.png Team Curse $ 900
2012-07-22 A22nd Leaguecraft ggClassic Presented by Arqade 1 : 2 TDlogo std.png Team Dynamic $ 2,000
2012-06-17 A22nd GIGABYTE Esports LAN 0 : 2 TSMlogo std.png 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 MMe Feruslogo std.png Monomaniac Ferus $ 1,000
2012-08-21 A11st ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 2 2 : 0 Blanklogo std.png Not found $ 1,000
2012-07-09 A11st ROCCAT King Of The Hill Week 1 2 : 0 ORblogo std.png Orbit Gaming $ 1,000
2012-05-30 A11st NESL Premier Season 3 2 : 0 LzHlogo std.png Lzuruha Gaming $ 2,000

Highlight Videos

Interviews

2012

See Also

External Links

References