Imperial Esports

Imperial Esports is a Brazilian esports organization formed in March 2019 by former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player João "felps" Vasconcellos. The organization currently has teams in CS:GO, Fortnite, and Rainbow Six Siege.

Imperial Esports made its CS:GO debut in April 2019 with the signing of the former Wild Gaming roster. The team's first event was the ECS Season 7 - North America Challenger Cup, where they finished in 3rd-4th place.

In Fortnite, Imperial Esports has been represented by some of the best players in Brazil, such as Felipe "liko" Leal and Vito "KILLER" Giagnotti. The team has also seen success in Rainbow Six Siege, with their roster winning the Brazil Nationals Season 2 in 2020.

Imperial Esports Wiki
CEO felippe1
Region North America
Founded 2011
Location Brazil
Managers ['rkz', 'Cleber Ferreira']
Divisions ['Counter-Strike: Global Offensive']

Imperial Esports

Imperial Esports is a Brazilian esports organization formed in March 2019 by former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) player João "felps" Vasconcellos. The organization currently has teams in CS:GO, Fortnite, and Rainbow Six Siege.

Imperial Esports made its CS:GO debut in April 2019 with the signing of the former Wild Gaming roster. The team's first event was the ECS Season 7 - North America Challenger Cup, where they finished in 3rd-4th place.

In Fortnite, Imperial Esports has been represented by some of the best players in Brazil, such as Felipe "liko" Leal and Vito "KILLER" Giagnotti. The team has also seen success in Rainbow Six Siege, with their roster winning the Brazil Nationals Season 2 in 2020.

History

Brazil has a long and storied history in the world of esports, with a number of teams and players that have made a name for themselves on the international stage. One of the most successful Brazilian teams is Imperial Esports, who have been a force to be reckoned with in a number of different games over the years.

Imperial Esports was founded in 2013, and quickly established themselves as one of the top teams in Brazil. They have won a number of national championships in a variety of games, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, and Dota 2.

In 2016, Imperial Esports made their international debut at the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major in Columbus, Ohio. They managed to make it to the quarter-finals of the tournament, before being narrowly beaten by eventual champions, Luminosity Gaming.

Since then, Imperial Esports have continued to compete at the highest level in a number of different games. They are one of the most successful Brazilian teams in the world of esports, and are always a force to be reckoned with in any tournament they compete in.

Organization

Game Team Member ID Team Member Role

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
FalleN Gabriel Toledo In-game leader, AWPer
fer Fernando Alvarenga Rifler
fnx Lincoln Lau Rifler
fnx Ricardo Prass Rifler
VINI Vinicius Figueiredo Rifler
peacemaker (Coach) Luis Tadeu (Coach)

Former Members

ID Name Leave Date New Team
zqk Caio Fonseca 2022-01-01  
SHOOWTiME Gustavo Gonçalves 2022-01-01  
ckzao Cristopher Chalus 2022-01-01  
ckzao Cristopher Chalus 2022-01-01  
horvy João Horvath 2022-01-01  
delboNi Felipe Delboni 2022-01-01  
Kaos (Coach) Matheus Nicolau 2022-01-01  

 

Awards and Achievements

Since its creation in early 2019, the Brazilian Esports team Imperial Esports has accomplished a great deal. The team has won numerous tournaments and championships, including the 2019 World Cyber Games Brazil Qualifier, the 2019 World Electronic Sports Games Brazil Qualifier, and the 2019 Brazil Game Cup. In addition, the team has placed first in several online tournaments, such as the 2019 ESEA MDL Global Challenge and the 2019 ECS Pinnacle Cup.

 Imperial Esports is composed of some of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players in the world. The team’s captain, Lucas “steel” Lopes, is a former professional Counter-Strike: Source player who has been playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive since its release in 2012. Lucas “steel” Lopes is widely considered to be one of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and has helped lead Imperial Esports to victory in many tournaments.

The other members of Imperial Esports are:

- Vito “kNgV-” Giuseppe: a former professional Counter-Strike: Source player who has been playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive since its release in 2012. Vito “kNgV-” Giuseppe is considered to be one of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and has helped lead Imperial Esports to victory in many tournaments.

- Leonardo “leo_drk” Oliveira: a former professional Counter-Strike: 1.6 player who has been playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive since its release in 2012. Leonardo “leo_drk” Oliveira is considered to be one of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and has helped lead Imperial Esports to victory in many tournaments.

- João “felps” Vasconcellos: a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who has been playing the game since its release in 2012. João “felps” Vasconcellos is considered to be one of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and has helped lead Imperial Esports to victory in many tournaments.

- Gustavo “yeL” Knittel: a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who has been playing the game since its release in 2012. Gustavo “yeL” Knittel is considered to be one of the best Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and has helped lead Imperial Esports to victory in many tournaments.

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2022-05-17 9th - 11th S-Tier Offline PGL Major Antwerp 2022   0 : 2 $8,750
2022-04-13 3rd A-Tier Offline PGL Major Antwerp 2022: American RMR   2 : 1 $7,500
2022-03-27 1st B-Tier Online OMEN WGR European Challenge 2022   2 : 0 $10,940.03
2021-11-30 1st C-Tier Online Aorus League 2021 Season 4   2 : 0 $3,000
2021-11-20 1st C-Tier Offline Circuito Good Game WP 2021   2 : 1 $6,233.78
2021-11-15 1st C-Tier Online CBCS Masters 2021   2 : 0 $2,975.85
2021-03-14 1st B-Tier Online DreamHack Open March 2021: South America   3 : 1 $16,000
2020-08-27 1st C-Tier Online Campeonato Brasileiro de Counter-Strike 2020: The Conquest   2 : 0 $4,466.85
2020-03-28 1st C-Tier Online Aorus League 2020 Season 1   2 : 1 $3,000
2019-10-11 1st C-Tier Offline Campeonato Brasileiro de Counter-Strike Season 1   2 : 0 $6,099.16

Controversies

There have been a number of controversies surrounding the Brazilian Esports team Imperial Esports. Some of the more notable controversies include:

-In 2016, the team was accused of using racist and homophobic slurs during a match against another team.

-In 2017, one of the team's players was caught cheating during a tournament.

-In 2018, the team was accused of match fixing.

-In 2019, the team was once again accused of using racist and homophobic slurs during a match.

These are just some of the controversies that have surrounded the team over the years, and it's likely that there will be more in the future.