Evil Geniuses

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[e][h]Evil Geniuses
EG.png
Team Information
Location:
Total Earnings:
$128,600
Links
Achievements
Gold.png IEM IV American Championship Finals
Silver.png IEM V American Championship Finals
Bronze.png/SF.png WCG/2005 IEM III Global Challenge Los Angeles
Copper.png DreamHack Summer 2009 IEM IV
History
Created:
1999

Evil Geniuses is a professional gaming organization based out of the United States. Founded in 1999, the organization is known as being a premier North American electronic sports organization, boasting highly successful players across each competitive genre. Evil Geniuses is a current member of the G7 Teams.[1]

History[edit]

Evil Geniuses acquired a Defense of the Ancients roster on April 12, 2008, made up of players transferring from team eMg.[2] EG entered the StarCraft: Brood War scene on April 25, 2009, with the recruitment of World Cyber Games USA champions Geoff "iNcontroL" Robinson, and Dan "Nyoken" Eidson, along with Eric "G5" Rothmuller, Jake "LzGaMeR" Winstead, and Bryce "Machine" Bates.[3] EG saw its North American DotA squad depart on December 3, 2009, following two months of minimal practice and insufficient exposure.[4]


Timeline[edit]

  • April 20 - Evil Geniuses sign finnish player lurppis.[11]
  • November 14 - Warden retires from competitive gaming.[12]
  • November 19 - Evil Geniuses complete their lineup by signing goodfornothing.[13]
  • July 28 - Evil Geniuses announce changes to the roster, replacing Storm and fRoD with hero and pauLy.[16]
  • November 4 - hero departs from Evil Geniuses, stating a decrease in drive and passion.[17]
  • January 07 - Evil Geniuses shuts down CS division.[18]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

2009-2012 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA n0thing Jordan Gilbert 2008-12-14 [10] 2012-01-07 [18] Back2backlogo std.png Back2Back Gaming
USA dboorN Derek Boorn 2010-09-25 [14] 2012-01-07 [18] Csgologo std.png undertow
USA Irukandji Andrew Timmerman 2010-12-23 [15] 2012-01-07 [18] Csgologo std.png Amazing Online
USA thoMz Thomas Garcia 2011-11-04 [17] 2012-01-07 [18] Csgologo std.png Manajuma
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA pauLy Paul Guerboyan 2011-07-28 [16] 2012-01-02 [18] Ultimaxlogo std.png Ultimax Gaming
USA hero Jeff Mettetal 2011-07-28 [16] 2011-11-04 [17]
Retired
USA fRoD Danny Montaner 2008-12-14 [10] 2011-07-28 [16] Checksixlogo std.png CheckSix Gaming
USA Storm Tyler Wood 2008-12-14 [10] 2011-07-28 [16] Checksixlogo std.png CheckSix Gaming
Finland lurppis Tomi Kovanen 2009-04-20 [11] 2010-12-23 [15] Power-Gaming-icon.png Power Gaming
USA goodfornothing Ediz Basol 2009-11-19 [13] 2010-09-25 [14]
Retired
USA hanes Corey Hanes 2008-12-14 [10] 2009-04-20 [11]
Retired
USA Warden Matt Dickens 2008-12-14 [10] 2009-11-14 [12]
Retired


2008 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA chE Michael Guevara 2008-03-08 2008-12-14 [10]
USA steno Nazar Vynnytsky 2008-03-08 2008-12-14 [10] Csgologo std.png Frag Dominant
USA hostile Shaun Catron 2008-09-06 2008-12-14 [10]
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-10-29 2008-12-14 [10]
USA n0thing Jordan Gilbert 2008-??-?? 2008-12-14 [10] Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA n0thing Jordan Gilbert 2008-03-08 2008-??-?? Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-??-?? 2008-??-??
USA NineSpot Ryan Bell 2008-??-?? Csgologo std.png
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-03-08 2008-08-05 [9]
USA Nepo Fadil Canovic 2008-08-05 [9] 2008-10-29 Csgologo std.png


2007-2008 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada blackpanther Robert Tyndale 2007-06-20 [7] Csgologo std.png
USA elude Jon Gilbert 2007-10-22 [8] Csgologo std.png
Canada evaN Evan Ahlberg Csgologo std.png
Canada quickshot Jesse Stevenson 2007-06-20 [7] Csgologo std.png
Canada royle Ian Royle 2007-06-20 [7] Csgologo std.png
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada cbz Charlie Pyo 2007-06-20 [7] Csgologo std.png
USA da bears Erik Stromberg 2007-06-20 [7] Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
Canada cole Austin Townley 2007-06-20 [7]
Retired


2003-2007 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Stevenson Matt Stevenson 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
Canada LaRi Pasha Lari 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
Canada Grt Garett Bambrough 2007-01-12 [5] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
USA tr1p Corey Dodd 2007-01-12 [5] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
Canada shaGuar Griffin Benger 2007-01-15 [6] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera logo.png Chicago Chimera
Canada royle (Stand-in) Ian Royle Csgologo std.png
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada shaGuar Griffin Benger Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Canada Lin Jimmy Lin Csgologo std.png
USA da bears Erik Stromberg Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Canada Nur1kLin Csgologo std.png
Canada In_Flames Kirt Kolach Csgologo std.png
Canada blackpanther Rober Tyndale Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Canada Bechdholt Scott Bechdholt Csgologo std.png
Canada Red Dragon Csgologo std.png


CPL Summer 2002 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA Funk David Funk Csgologo std.png
Canada In_Flames Kirt Kolach Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Canada oslen Csgologo std.png
Canada mug Ronan Ryan Csgologo std.png
Canada Phage Vunya Griffith Csgologo std.png

Team achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2010-10-10 A22nd A1Premier Cs small.png IEM V American Championship Finals 0 : 2 CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png $5,500
2010-09-08 A11st A2Major Cs small.png Beat it! 2010 Grand Finals 2 : 1 Fnatic origlogo std.png $15,000
2010-07-18 A33rd A2Major Cs small.png Arbalet Dallas 2010 2 : 1 H2kgaming2015logo std.png $10,000
2010-07-15 A11st A2Major Cs small.png ESEA Invite Finals Season 6 2 : 1 Cstrikelogo std.png $6,250
2010-03-14 A11st A2Major Cs small.png ESEA Invite Finals Season 5 2 : 0 Excellologo std.png $6,000
2009-12-13 A11st A1Premier Cs small.png IEM IV American Championship Finals 2 : 0 CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png $15,000
2009-07-27 A11st A2Major Cs small.png ESEA Invite Finals Season 3 2 : 1 CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png $5,000
2008-10-05 A33rd A1Premier Cs small.png IEM III Global Challenge Los Angeles 0 : 1 Sklogo std.png $6,000
2005-10-20 A33rd A1Premier Css small.png World Cyber Games 2005 2 : 1 Virtus pro original logo std.png $10,000
2005-07-10 A22nd A1Premier Cs small.png 2005 CPL Summer 0 : 2 Sklogo std.png $10,500
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

References[edit]

  1. http://www.g7teams.com/page/news/24/
  2. http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/16623-eMg_DotA_morphs_to_Team_EG_DotA
  3. http://www.myeg.net/article/article_detail.php?article_id=29
  4. http://www.mymym.com/en/news/17174.html
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 HANCU (2007-01-12). "EG raises up once again". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  6. 6.0 6.1 HANCU (2007-01-15). "shaGuar Returns to Canada". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Martin (2007-06-20). "Evil Geniuses is back in business". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Martin (2007-10-22). "Blame Canada". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 atticus (2008-08-05). "Changes to Evil Geniuses". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 valde111 (2008-12-14). "compLexity players in Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Nix0n (2009-04-20). "Evil Geniuses sign lurppis". HLTV.
  12. 12.0 12.1 MIRAA (2009-11-14). "Warden announces retirement". HLTV.
  13. 13.0 13.1 MIRAA (2009-11-19). "Evil Geniuses sign goodfornothing". HLTV.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Pus (2010-09-25). HLTV. http://www.hltv.org/news/5331-eg-replace-gfn-with-dboorn.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 MIRAA (2010-12-23). "lurppis leaves Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 Nix0n (2011-07-28). "Evil Geniuses change duo". HLTV.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Nix0n (2011-11-04). "hero quits Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 lurppis (2012-01-07). "EG to disband - Report". HLTV.