G2 Esports - G2 Esports

G2 Esports is also a leading organization in promoting and supporting esports at a grassroots level. Through its G2A Charity program, G2 Esports has raised over $100,000 for charities across the world.

G2 Esports is a team that any fan of esports should be following. With a strong international lineup and a proven track record of success, G2 Esports is a team to watch in the world of esports.

CEO Carlos 'ocelote' Rodríguez Santiago
Region Europe
Founded ['24 February 2014 (as Gamers2)', '15 October 2015 (as G2 Esports)']
Founders ["Carlos 'Ocelote' Rodríguez Santiago", 'Jens Hilgers']
Location ['Germany', 'Europe']
Divisions ['Clash Royale', 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive', 'Fortnite', 'Hearthstone', 'iRacing', 'League of Legends', 'Rainbow Six Siege', 'Rocket League', 'Valorant']

G2 Esports - G2 Esports

G2 Esports is also a leading organization in promoting and supporting esports at a grassroots level. Through its G2A Charity program, G2 Esports has raised over $100,000 for charities across the world.

G2 Esports is a team that any fan of esports should be following. With a strong international lineup and a proven track record of success, G2 Esports is a team to watch in the world of esports.

History

G2 Esports is a French professional esports organization founded in November 2013 by Carlos "ocelote" Rodriguez Santiago. The organization also hosts squads in League of Legends, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone, Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.

G2 Esports' first League of Legends team was formed in December 2013, when the roster of the former Gamers2 organization was acquired. The Counter Strike: Global Offensive team was signed in February 2015, with the ex-Epsilon eSports roster. The Hearthstone squad was signed in August 2015, with the ex-Team Nihilum roster. The Rocket League team was formed in October 2015.

In January 2016, G2 Esports expanded into Super Smash Bros. with the signing of the ex-mYinsanity roster.

G2 Esports has seen success in all the games it competes in. The League of Legends team won the EU LCS Spring Split in 2016 and 2017. The Counter Strike: Global Offensive team won the ELEAGUE Major Boston in 2018. The Hearthstone team won the World Championship in 2018. The Rocket League team won the RLCS Season 5 World Championship in 2017.

G2 Esports is one of the most successful and well-known esports organizations in the world.

G2 Esports Team Divisions and Players

Game Team Members ID Team Members Role

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
JACKZ Audric Jug Rifler
huNter Nemanja Kovač Rifler
NiKo Nikola Kovač Rifler
m0NESY Ilya Osipov AWPer
Aleksib  Aleksi Virolainen In-Game Leader
XTQZZZ Rémy Quoniam (Coach)

League of Legends
BrokenBlade Sergen Çelik  
Jankos Marcin Jankowski  
caPs Rasmus Borregaard Winther  
Flakked Victor Lirola  
Targamas Raphaël Crabbé  

Valorant
mixwell  Óscar Cañellas Colocho Captain
nukkye  Žygimantas Chmieliauskas In-Game Leader
AvovA Auni Chahade  
hoody Aaro Peltokangas  
Meddo Johan Renbjörk Lundborg  

Rainbow Six
CTZN Ben McMillan  
Virtue Jake Grannan  
Alem4o Karl Zarth  
Doki Jack Robertson  
Prano  Kevin Pranowitz Captain

 Rocket League
JKnaps Jacob Knapman  
Chicago Reed Wilen  
Atomic Massimo Franceschi  
Satthew Matthew Ackermann Coach)

Fortnite
LeTsHe Kevin Fedjuschkin  
jahq Jack Downs  
Smqcked Zach Ebersole  
Jelty Jesus Navarez Espinoza  
MackWood Mack Aesoph  
Ajerss    

Apex Legends
Dezignful Tyler Gardner Captain
Resultuh Jordan Resulta Gibraltar
Gent Rigo Padilla Wraith

Organization

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Former Members

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Awards and Achievements

G2 Esports is a French esports organization created in November 2013 by Carlos "ocelote" Rodríguez Santiago. The organization also hosts players from other disciplines, such as Rainbow Six Siege, Rocket League, and PUBG.

In League of Legends, G2 Esports has been one of the most successful Western teams. They were the first Western team to make it to the finals of the Mid-Season Invitational, and they are the only Western team to have won two LCS splits in a row. In 2018, G2 Esports won the League of Legends World Championship, becoming the first ever European team to do so.

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, G2 Esports has been one of the top French teams. They have won multiple tournaments, including the ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals and the ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018.

In Rainbow Six Siege, G2 Esports is the most successful team in the world, with multiple tournament wins including the Six Major Paris 2018 and the Six Invitational 2019.

In Rocket League, G2 Esports is one of the top teams in Europe, with multiple tournament wins including the Rocket League Championship Series Season 5.

In PUBG, G2 Esports is one of the top teams in the world, with multiple tournament wins including the PUBG Global Championship 2019.

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2022-02-27 2nd S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Katowice   0 : 3 $180,000
2021-11-07 2nd S-Tier Offline PGL Major Stockholm 2021   0 : 2 $300,000
2021-07-18 2nd S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Cologne   0 : 3 $180,000
2020-03-01 2nd S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XIV - World Championship   0 : 3 $100,000
2020-02-16 1st - 3rd S-Tier Offline BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 Regular Season   2 : 1 $50,000
2019-12-22 1st A-Tier Offline Champions Cup Finals   2 : 0 $150,000
2017-09-03 1st S-Tier Offline DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017   2 : 0 $100,000
2017-06-04 1st S-Tier Offline ESL Pro League Season 5 - Finals   3 : 1 $225,000
2016-06-26 1st S-Tier Offline Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals   2 : 0 $250,000
2016-05-15 2nd S-Tier Offline ESL Pro League Season 3 - Finals   2 : 3 $90,000

 

Date Place Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2022-04-18 5 - 6th S-Tier VCT 2022: Stage 1 Masters - Reykjavík   0 : 2 $40,000
2022-03-27 2nd A-Tier VCT 2022: EMEA Stage 1 Challengers   1 : 3 $33,197
2021-09-18 3 - 4th S-Tier VCT 2021: Stage 3 Masters - Berlin   0 : 2 $85,000
2021-01-31 1st B-Tier Red Bull Home Ground   3 : 2 $13,705
2020-09-13 1st A-Tier BLAST Twitch Invitational   3 : 2 $29,615
2020-08-29 1st B-Tier LVL Clash 2   2 : 0 $8,929
2020-08-16 1st B-Tier Allied Esports Odyssey   2 : 0 $7,697
2020-08-02 1st B-Tier Mandatory.gg Cup   3 : 0 $11,795
2020-07-19 1st A-Tier WePlay! Invitational   2 : 0 $25,000
2020-07-12 1st B-Tier Vitality European Open   3 : 1 $11,316

 

Date Place Tier Tournament Team Prize
2022-05-21 38th A-Tier C3S2: FNCS - Semi-Finals 2: North America East

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2022-05-20 29th A-Tier C3S2: FNCS - Semi-Finals 1: North America East

Jahq

 
2022-05-08 9th A-Tier C3S2: FNCS - Qualifier 2: North America East

Jahq

 
2022-05-06 8th A-Tier C3S2: FNCS - Qualifier 1: North America East

Jahq

 
2022-05-01 32nd Weekly C3S2: Solo Cash Cup - Week 4: North America East

Jahq

$200
2022-04-24 11th Weekly C3S2: Solo Cash Cup - Week 3: North America East

Jahq

$300
2022-04-10 57th Weekly C3S2: Solo Cash Cup - Week 1: North America East

Jahq

 
2022-02-22 9th Weekly C3S1: Solo Cash Cup - Week 6: NA East

Jahq

$350
2022-02-18 5th A-Tier C3S1: FNCS - Qualifier 1: North America East

Jahq

 
2021-04-17 12th Weekly C2S6: Solo Cash Cup - Week 3: NA East

Jahq

$225

 

 

Controversies

G2 Esports has been embroiled in a number of controversies over the years. Most recently, the team was accused of match fixing in its ESL Pro League match against North American team Renegades. The team was also accused of cheating in its IEM Katowice match against Polish team Virtus.pro.

Other controversies include G2 player Richard "shox" Papillon being caught using an aimbot in a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match, and the team's use of an unofficial coach in a match against Fnatic.

Despite the controversies, G2 Esports has remained one of the top teams in the world, and its players are some of the most popular and recognizable in the esports scene.