Evil Geniuses

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Team Information
Location:
Total Earnings:
$128,600
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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 esports organization, boasting highly successful players across each competitive genre. The organization was previously a member of the G7 Teams.

History[edit]

Evil Geniuses acquired a Defense of the Ancients roster on April 12, 2008, made up of players transferring from team eMg.[1] 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.[2] EG saw its North American DotA squad depart on December 3, 2009, following two months of minimal practice and insufficient exposure.[3]


Timeline[edit]

  • April 20th - Evil Geniuses sign Finnish player lurppis.[10]
  • November 14th - Warden retires from competitive gaming.[11]
  • November 19th - Evil Geniuses complete their lineup by signing goodfornothing.[12]
  • July 28th - Evil Geniuses announce changes to the roster, replacing Storm and fRoD with hero and pauLy.[15]
  • November 4th - hero departs from Evil Geniuses, stating a decrease in drive and passion.[16]
  • January 7th - Evil Geniuses shuts down CS division.[17]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

2008-2012 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA n0thing Jordan Gilbert 2008-03-08 2012-01-07 [17] Back2Back Gaming
USA dboorN Derek Boorn 2010-09-25 [13] 2012-01-07 [17] undertow
USA Irukandji Andrew Timmerman 2010-12-23 [14] 2012-01-07 [17] Amazing Online
USA pauLy Paul Guerboyan 2011-07-28 [15] 2012-01-02 [17] Ultimax Gaming
USA thoMz Thomas Garcia 2011-11-04 [16] 2012-01-07 [17] Manajuma
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA hero Jeff Mettetal 2011-07-28 [15] 2011-11-04 [16]
Retired
USA fRoD Danny Montaner 2008-12-14 [9] 2011-07-28 [15] CheckSix Gaming
USA Storm Tyler Wood 2008-12-14 [9] 2011-07-28 [15] CheckSix Gaming
Finland lurppis Tomi Kovanen 2009-04-20 [10] 2010-12-23 [14] Power Gaming
USA goodfornothing Ediz Basol 2009-11-19 [12] 2010-09-25 [13]
Retired
USA Warden Matt Dickens 2008-12-14 [9] 2009-11-14 [11] CheckSix Gaming
USA hanes Corey Hanes 2008-12-14 [9] 2009-04-20 [10]
Retired
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-10-29 2008-12-14 [9] Frag Dominant
USA hostile Shaun Catron 2008-09-06 2008-12-14 [9]
USA chE Michael Guevara 2008-03-08 2008-12-14 [9] Frag Dominant
USA steno Nazar Vynnytsky 2008-03-08 2008-12-14 [9] Frag Dominant
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-??-?? 2008-??-??
USA NineSpot Ryan Bell 2008-??-?? 2008-??-??
USA Nepo Fadil Canovic 2008-08-05 [8] 2008-10-29
USA evolution Scott Cavallero 2008-03-08 2008-08-05 [8]
2007-2008 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada blackpanther Robert Tyndale 2007-06-20 [6] 200?-??-??
Canada quickshot Jesse Stevenson 2007-06-20 [6] 200?-??-??
Canada royle Ian Royle 2007-06-20 [6] 200?-??-??
Canada evaN Evan Ahlberg 2007-??-?? 200?-??-??
USA elude Jon Gilbert 2007-10-22 [7] 200?-??-??
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada cbz Charlie Pyo 2007-06-20 [6] 200?-??-??
USA da bears Erik Stromberg 2007-06-20 [6] 200?-??-?? Chicago Chimera
Canada cole Austin Townley 2007-06-20 [6] 2007-10-22 [7]
Retired
2003-2007 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Stevenson Matt Stevenson 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera
Canada LaRi Pasha Lari 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera
Canada Grt Garett Bambrough 2007-01-12 [4] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera
USA tr1p Corey Dodd 2007-01-12 [4] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera
Canada shaGuar Griffin Benger 2007-01-15 [5] 2007-06-11 Chicago Chimera
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada shaGuar Griffin Benger Evil Geniuses
Canada Lin Jimmy Lin
USA da bears Erik Stromberg Evil Geniuses
Canada Nur1kLin
Canada In_Flames Kirt Kolach
Canada blackpanther Robert Tyndale Evil Geniuses
Canada Bechdholt Scott Bechdholt
Canada Red Dragon
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Canada royle   Ian Royle
Canada Lin Jimmy Lin WCG Pan-American 2006
Canada royle   Ian Royle
Canada shaGuar Griffin Benger Fragapalooza 2006
CPL Summer 2002 Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA Funk David Funk
Canada In_Flames Kirt Kolach Evil Geniuses
Canada oslen
Canada mug Ronan Ryan
Canada Phage Vunya Griffith

Team achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2010-10-10 A22nd A1Premier IEM V American Championship Finals 0 : 2 $5,500
2010-09-08 A11st A2Major Beat it! 2010 Grand Finals 2 : 1 $15,000
2010-07-18 A33rd A2Major Arbalet Dallas 2010 2 : 1 $10,000
2010-07-15 A11st A2Major ESEA Invite Finals Season 6 2 : 1 $6,250
2010-03-14 A11st A2Major ESEA Invite Finals Season 5 2 : 0 $6,000
2009-12-13 A11st A1Premier IEM IV American Championship Finals 2 : 0 $15,000
2009-07-27 A11st A2Major ESEA Invite Finals Season 3 2 : 1 $5,000
2008-10-05 A33rd A1Premier IEM III Global Challenge Los Angeles 0 : 1 $6,000
2005-10-20 A33rd A1Premier World Cyber Games 2005 2 : 1 $10,000
2005-07-10 A22nd A1Premier 2005 CPL Summer 0 : 2 $10,500
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

References[edit]

  1. http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/16623-eMg_DotA_morphs_to_Team_EG_DotA
  2. http://www.myeg.net/article/article_detail.php?article_id=29
  3. http://www.mymym.com/en/news/17174.html
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 HANCU (2007-01-12). "EG raises up once again". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  5. 5.0 5.1 HANCU (2007-01-15). "shaGuar Returns to Canada". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Martin (2007-06-20). "Evil Geniuses is back in business". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Martin (2007-10-22). "Blame Canada". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 atticus (2008-08-05). "Changes to Evil Geniuses". HLTV. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 valde111 (2008-12-14). "compLexity players in Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Nix0n (2009-04-20). "Evil Geniuses sign lurppis". HLTV.
  11. 11.0 11.1 MIRAA (2009-11-14). "Warden announces retirement". HLTV.
  12. 12.0 12.1 MIRAA (2009-11-19). "Evil Geniuses sign goodfornothing". HLTV.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Pus (2010-09-25). HLTV. http://www.hltv.org/news/5331-eg-replace-gfn-with-dboorn.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 MIRAA (2010-12-23). "lurppis leaves Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 Nix0n (2011-07-28). "Evil Geniuses change duo". HLTV.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Nix0n (2011-11-04). "hero quits Evil Geniuses". HLTV.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 lurppis (2012-01-07). "EG to disband - Report". HLTV.