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[e][h]Fnatic
Team Information
Region:
Coaches:
Sweden Jimmy "Jumpy" Berndtsson
Manager:
Sweden Viktor "vuggo" Jendeby
Total Earnings:
$2,749,082.66
Links
History
Created:
2004

The team Fnatic (occasionally stylized as fnatic) is a world leader in multiple games, such as League of Legends, Dota 2, Halo and more. Fnatic's players attend more than 75 events per year, representing Fnatic in over 25 countries. More than 1,200,000 fans on social media follow the team.

In Europe, the US, India and South America, Fnatic stands as one of the best eSports organizations, whose players have achieved numerous tournament wins. Fnatic also won the ESPORTS Team of the Year Award in 2006 and 2009.

The management around founders Sam and Anne Mathews resides in London, where Fnatic's main office is located.

History

The organization was founded on July 23, 2004 by Sam Mathews with the help of Anne Mathews and Nader Atoui. Fnatic has won the eSports Award Team of The Year in 2006,[1] and 2009.[2] During 2007-2008 Fnatic welcomed Neil Kirk (co-founder of TCM-Gaming). After playing several years for Fnatic, Patrik "cArn" Sättermon, one of the best CS:1.6 players became the Chief Gaming Officer of Fnatic in 2012. Since 2013, Anne Mathews took over the position of Sam Mathews as the CEO of Fnatic. Sam Mathews still remains as a Chairman in the organisation.

In the September of 2008, Fnatic acquired sponsors MSI and SteelSeries. At that point, Fnatic became known as FnaticMSI.[3] Recently, Fnatic and MSI announced the MSI Beat It! tournament. The world's largest Counter Strike: Global Offensive competition.[4] On the first of June, 2011, EIZO started to sponsor Fnatic.

In January 2012, Fnatic took on RaidCall as a sponsor. [5] However this didn’t mean the end of partnership with MSI, as they continue to provide the organization with laptops, graphics cards, and motherboards. With the new title Sponsor, Fnatic was able to expand their territory into the Korean gaming scene, as they became the first foreign e-sports team to acquire a Professional Gaming House in Seoul, South Korea. [6] Fnatic and RaidCall quit their collaboration in early 2013 and soon after the online Poker site Winamax was introduced as a new sponsor.[7] In 2013, Alexander Zavoloka, a common face in the Russian e-sports scene, stepped down from the position as the Editor-in-Chief and got replaced by Andreja Mahovic, a former Dota 2 professional.[8]


Timeline

  • fnatic is formed.
  • February 18th - Temp.css join fnatic.[9]
  • February 11th - yISs replaces Blaze in the starting lineup.[10]
  • June 25th - Fnatic says goodbye to CS:Source.[11]
  • January 18th - Fnatic bid farewell to their Counter Strike: Source team.[15]

Player Roster

Active

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Sweden olofmeister Olof Kajbjer 2014-06-30 [26]
Sweden dennis Dennis Edman 2015-11-12 [28]
Sweden KRiMZ Freddy Johansson 2016-10-24 [34]
Sweden JW Jesper Wecksell 2017-02-04 [36]
Sweden flusha Captain Robin Rönnquist 2017-02-04 [36]
Sweden Jumpy (Coach) Jimmy Berndtsson 2016-08-22 [33]

Former

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden disco doplan Joakim Gidetun 2016-11-03 [35] 2017-02-04 [36] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden twist Simon Eliasson 2016-08-15 [32] 2017-02-04 [36] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden wenton John Eriksson 2016-08-15 [32] 2016-11-03 [35] Qwerty qwerty
Sweden Lekr0 Jonas Olofsson 2016-08-15 [32] 2016-10-24 [34] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden vuggo (Coach) Viktor Jendeby 2015-06-05 [27] 2016-08-22 [33] Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden wenton (Stand-in) John Eriksson 2016-04-26 [30] 2016-08-15 [32] Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden KRiMZ Freddy Johansson 2014-06-30 [26] 2016-08-15 [32] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden JW Jesper Wecksell 2013-08-06 [23] 2016-08-15 [32] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden flusha Robin Rönnquist 2013-08-06 [23] 2016-08-15 [32] GODSENT GODSENT
Sweden PlesseN (Stand-in) Niclas Plessen 2016-04-08 [29] 2016-04-26 [30] Fnatic Academy Fnatic Academy
Sweden pronax Markus Wallsten 2013-11-12 [24] 2015-11-12 [28] Team Ancient Team Ancient
Sweden Devilwalk (Coach) Jonatan Lundberg 2014-06-30 [26] 2015-05-31 [27] 1337 1337
Sweden Devilwalk Jonatan Lundberg 2013-08-06 [23] 2014-06-30 [26] Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden schneider Andreas Lindberg 2013-08-06 [23] 2014-06-30 [26] FlipSid3 Tactics FlipSid3 Tactics
Sweden MODDII Andreas Fridh 2013-08-06 [23] 2013-11-12 [24] SK Gaming SK Gaming
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Sweden Jumpy  
Fnatic
Jimmy Berndtsson
Sweden dennis Dennis Edman ELEAGUE Season 2
Sweden vuggo  
Fnatic
Viktor Jendeby
Sweden olofmeister Olof Kajbjer ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2
Sweden dennis  
Gamers2
Dennis Edman
Sweden KRiMZ Freddy Johansson ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2
Sweden znajder  
1337
Andreas Lindberg
Sweden olofmeister Olof Kajbjer ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1
Fragbite Masters Season IV
Norway cENTRYZ   Martin Brandal
Sweden KRiMZ Freddy Johansson ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1
Sweden vuggo (Analyst)  Viktor Jendeby
None
ESL One: Katowice 2015
Sweden Devilwalk  
Fnatic
Jonatan Lundberg
Sweden KRiMZ Freddy Johansson Hitbox Arena Championship 2
Norway cENTRYZ   Martin Brandal
Sweden Devilwalk Jonatan Lundberg StarLadder StarSeries VII
Denmark 2012-2013 Danish CS:GO Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark Friis Michael Jorgensen 2012-11-19 [16] 2013-07-09 [22] Copenhagen Wolves Copenhagen Wolves
Denmark trace Martin Heldt 2012-11-19 [16] 2013-07-09 [22]
Retired
Denmark Xyp9x Andreas Hojsleth 2013-01-08 [18] 2013-07-09 [22] Copenhagen Wolves Copenhagen Wolves
Denmark karrigan Finn Andersen 2013-05-20 [20] 2013-07-09 [22] Playing Ducks Playing Ducks
Sweden MODDII Andreas Fridh 2013-02-27 [19] 2013-07-02 [21] Epsilon eSports Epsilon eSports
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Norway stingeR Lasse Midtstue 2013-02-27 [19] 2013-05-20 [20]
Retired
Denmark JOKERN Magnus Barthel 2013-01-08 [18] 2013-02-27 [19] Heroic Heroic
Denmark Rytter Dennis Rytter 2012-11-19 [16] 2013-02-27 [19] Team Server-Forge Team Server-Forge
Sweden MODDII Andreas Fridh 2012-11-19 [16] 2012-12-10 [17] Fnatic Fnatic
Denmark karrigan Finn Andersen 2012-11-19 [16] 2012-12-10 [17] Mousesports mousesports
Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Netherlands Blaze Quint Spierenburg 2009-10-13 [14] 2010-01-18 [15]
Retired
Netherlands Xertion Milan Veeger 2009-10-13 [14] 2010-01-18 [15] Archaic eSports Archaic eSports
Netherlands AirRaid Mark Koks 2009-10-13 [14] 2010-01-18 [15]
Retired
Netherlands prophet Sandor Munk 2009-10-13 [14] 2010-01-18 [15]
Retired
Netherlands Kajsk1ng Kaj van Staalduinen 2009-10-13 [14] 2010-01-18 [15] Mca mca
Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark staRfire Nicolai Bjorkvig 2009-04-30 [12] 2009-07-31 [13] Spirit of Amiga Spirit of Amiga
Denmark ruggah Casper Due 2009-04-30 [12] 2009-07-31 [13] Spirit of Amiga Spirit of Amiga
Denmark VH Mads Andreassen 2009-04-30 [12] 2009-07-31 [13] Spirit of Amiga Spirit of Amiga
Denmark Herden Malte Boelt 2009-04-30 [12] 2009-07-31 [13] Spirit of Amiga Spirit of Amiga
Denmark krogh Casper Krogh 2009-04-30 [12] 2009-07-31 [13] Spirit of Amiga Spirit of Amiga
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Netherlands Blaze Quint Spierenburg 2007-02-18 [9] 2008-06-25 [11] Berlin Allianz Berlin Allianz
Netherlands Xertion Milan Veeger 2007-02-18 [9] 2008-06-25 [11] Berlin Allianz Berlin Allianz
Netherlands AirRaid Mark Koks 2007-02-18 [9] 2008-06-25 [11] Crossed Crossed
Netherlands prophet Sandor Munk 2007-02-18 [9] 2008-06-25 [11] Crossed Crossed
Netherlands Darky Luuk Verink 2007-02-18 [9] 2008-06-25 [11]
Netherlands ylSs Rutger Smeding 2008-02-11 [10] 2008-06-25 [11]
Netherlands neonice Kevin Dumans 2007-02-18 [9] 2007-??-??


Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Netherlands ylSs   Rutger Smeding
Netherlands prophet Sandor Munk CGS Qualifier

Former

Former Squad
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark Friis Michael Jorgensen 2011-09-09 2012-11-19 Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden MODDII Andreas Fridh 2012-01-30 2012-11-19 Fnatic Fnatic
Denmark karrigan Finn Andersen 2012-03-25 2012-11-19 Fnatic Fnatic
Denmark trace Martin Heldt 2012-06-26 2012-11-19 Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden FYRR73 Emil Karlsson 2012-08-29 2012-11-19
Retired
Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden Xizt Richard Landström 2010-12-07 2012-08-10 Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
Sweden Gux Rasmus Ståhl 2011-06-10 2012-06-23
Retired
Sweden cArn Patrik Sättermon 2006-01-05 2012-03-10
Retired
Bosnia and Herzegovina pita Faruk Pita 2011-06-21 2012-01-29 Team X (Swedish team) Team X
Sweden dsn Harley Örwall 2005-10-24 2011-09-08 B.O.O.T.cn B.O.O.T.cn
Sweden manne Manne Nordqvist 2011-06-10 2011-06-21
Retired
Bosnia and Herzegovina pita Faruk Pita 2010-12-10 2011-06-10 Fnatic Fnatic
Sweden Delpan Marcus Larsson 2010-12-07 2011-06-10 SK Gaming SK Gaming
Sweden Gux Rasmus Ståhl 2010-07-14 2010-12-08 Oslo Lions Oslo Lions
Sweden Get_RiGhT Christopher Alesund 2009-01-19 2010-12-07 SK Gaming SK Gaming
Sweden f0rest Patrik Lindberg 2006-01-05 2010-12-07 SK Gaming SK Gaming
Sweden THREAT Björn Pers 2010-01-06 2010-07-11 H2k Gaming H2k Gaming
Sweden Gux Rasmus Ståhl 2009-02-24 2010-01-06 H2k Gaming H2k Gaming
Sweden Archi Oscar Torgersen 2006-01-05 2009-02-24
Retired
Sweden ins Oskar Holm 2007-01-17 2009-01-19
Retired
Sweden Tentpole Kristoffer Nordlund 2006-01-05 2007-01-01 Begrip Gaming Begrip Gaming
Sweden MegatoN Abdiwahab Mohamed 2005-06-25 2006-01-05 Meet Your Makers Meet Your Makers
Finland diGitaL Benjamin Hilden 2005-06-25 2006-01-05
Retired
Sweden Magix Magnus Berndtsson 2005-06-25 2006-01-05 Raw Gaming Raw Gaming
Sweden zAFFe Micke Säflund 2005-07-18 2005-12-31 Raw Gaming Raw Gaming
Sweden solido Yousef Rihai 2005-06-25 2005-10-24 Meet Your Makers Meet Your Makers
Norway XeqtR (Stand-in) Jørgen Johannessen 2005-06-25 2005-07-18 NoA NoA

Organization

Active

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Netherlands Wouter Sleijffers CEO
Sweden cArn Patrik Sättermon COO
Sweden vuggo Viktor Jendeby Manager 2016-08-22 [33]

Achievements

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2016-07-30 A22nd A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ELEAGUE Season 1 0 : 2 Virtus.pro $140,000
2016-03-05 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Intel Extreme Masters X - World Championship 3 : 0 Luminosity Gaming $104,000
2016-01-17 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive StarLadder i-League StarSeries XIV Finals 2 : 0 Natus Vincere $90,000
2015-12-13 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL ESEA Pro League Season II - Finals 3 : 2 Natus Vincere $100,000
2015-11-29 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive FACEIT 2015 Stage 3 Finals 2 : 1 Luminosity Gaming $100,000
2015-08-23 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL One: Cologne 2015 2 : 0 Team EnVyUs $100,000
2015-07-05 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL ESEA Pro League Season I - Finals 3 : 1 Cloud9 $100,000
2015-03-15 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL One: Katowice 2015 2 : 1 Ninjas in Pyjamas $100,000
2013-11-30 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive DreamHack Winter 2013 2 : 1 Ninjas in Pyjamas $100,000
2009-03-08 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike Intel Extreme Masters III 16 - 13 Meet Your Makers $50,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

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References

  1. http://www.fnatic.com/feature/3647/Fnatic-Wins-E-Sports-Team-of-the-year-amp-f0rest-CS-player-of-the-year-at-GC.html
  2. http://www.fnatic.com/about/
  3. http://www.fnatic.com/news/2530/MSI-and-FNATIC-insist-on-the-best.htm
  4. http://www.fnatic.com/content/95681
  5. http://www.hltv.org/news/8056-fnatic-lands-raidcall-as-title-sponsor
  6. http://www.fnatic.com/news/9639/fnatic-gaming-house-korea-is-open.html
  7. http://www.fnatic.com/content/95668
  8. http://www.fnatic.com/news/9442/Fnatic-com-welcome-new-Editor-In-Chief.html
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 nezqc (2007-02-18). "Temp.css devient Fnatic.css " [Temp.css become fnatic] (in France French). vakarm.net.
  10. 10.0 10.1 L4p (2008-02-11). "Ca bouge chez fnatic" (in France French). vakarm.net.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 L4p (2008-06-25). "Au revoir Fnatic !" (in France French). vakarm.net.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 Sheldon (2009-04-30). "Et les nouveaux fnatic sont ... " [And the new fnatic are...] (in France French). vakarm.net.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 guBBs (2009-07-31). "Goodbye Fnatic" (in France French). vakarm.net.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 guBBs (2009-10-13). "Un retour aux sources " [A return to the roots] (in France French). vakarm.net.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 Fnatic (2010-01-18). "We bid farewell to our Counter Strike: Source team". Facebook.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 fnatic replace FYRR73 with Rytter HLTV.org
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 karrigan and MODDII depart from fnatic HLTV.org
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 fnatic add Xyp9x, JOKERN HLTV.org
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 fnatic land MODDII, stingeR HLTV.org
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 karrigan replaces stingeR in fnatic HLTV.org
  21. 21.0 21.1 fnatic confirm MODDII departure HLTV.org
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 fnatic release CS:GO team; two join CPH Wolves esea.net
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4 23.5 fnatic sign ex-Epsilon HLTV.org
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 fnatic sign pronax; MODDII out HLTV.org
  25. http://www.hltv.org/news/11814-fnatic-win-dreamhack-winter-2013
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.5 KRiMZ and olofm join fnatic HLTV.org
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 MIRAA (2015-05-31). "Devilwalk leaves fnatic". HLTV.org.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 MIRAA (2015-11-12). "fnatic sign dennis; pronax out". HLTV.org.
  29. 29.0 29.1 WillOKelly (2016-04-08). "Fnatic sign PlesseN, a temporary player".
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 MIRAA (2016-04-26). "wenton to join fnatic". HLTV.org.
  31. stich (2016-06-13). "olofmeister to return in ELEAGUE". HLTV.org.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 32.6 32.7 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-08-15). "fnatic and GODSENT change three". HLTV.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 "Jimmy “Jumpy” Berndtsson will be joining the team as Head Coach". Fnatic. 2016-08-22.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 "We're happy to announce the return of Freddy “KRiMZ” Johansson". Fnatic. 2016-10-24.
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 André 'rich' Åkerblom (2016-11-03). "Fnatic acquire disco doplan: "I'm anxious to start playing"". Fragbite.se.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 Robert "Inz" Wylie (2017-02-04). "Fnatic & Godsent Transfer Agreement". Fnatic.