Fnatic Academy

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Team Information
Sweden Andreas "Samuelsson" Samuelsson
Sweden Andreas "Samuelsson" Samuelsson
Total Earnings:

Fnatic Academy is the academy team of Fnatic.


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.

On the 23rd of august 2016 team Fnatic started their second roster Fnatic Academy

During the Europe Minor Championship 2017 - Kraków due to PGL's rules for academy teams[3], Fnatic Academy's players played under the name and logo of Ballistix.

  • August 23rd - Fnatic Academy is formed [4]

Player Roster[edit]


Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Sweden PlesseN Niclas Plessen 2016-08-23 [4]
Sweden Karus Alex Sağlamoğlu 2016-08-23 [4]
Sweden Bååten Linus Andersson 2016-08-23 [4]
Sweden Golden Captain Maikil Selim 2016-08-23 [4]
Sweden Jayzwalkingz (Loan from Crowns) David Kempner 2017-02-23 [6]
Sweden Samuelsson (Coach) Andreas Samuelsson 2016-08-23 [4]


Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden jayzaR Aleksandar Zarkovic 2016-08-23 [4] 2017-01-12 [5] Csgologo std.png Polaris Gaming
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Sweden Jayzwalkingz  
Crowns Esports Clublogo std.png
David Kempner
DreamHack Leipzig 2017
Sweden yzn   Yacine Laghmari
Sweden jayzaR Aleksandar Zarkovic European Minor Championship - Atlanta 2017 - Qualifier 1, 2



ID Name Position Join Date
Netherlands Wouter Sleijffers CEO
Sweden cArn Patrik Sättermon COO
Sweden Samuelsson Andreas Samuelsson Manager

Team achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2017-03-19 A22nd A2Major Csgo icon.png China Cup I 0 : 2 Tyloo 2016logo std.png $21,751
2017-01-14 A55 - 6th A2Major Csgo icon.png DreamHack Leipzig 2017 1 : 2 Ldlclogo std.png $3,000
2016-12-18 A11st A2Major Csgo icon.png 2016 China Top 2 : 0 Team MVPlogo std.png $71,871
2016-12-01 A11st A3Minor Csgo icon.png ESEA Season 23: Main Division - Europe 2 : 0 Csgologo std.png $2,250
2016-11-05 A44th A2Major Csgo icon.png Acer Predator Masters Season 3 1 : 2 Roguelogo std.png $4,000
2016-10-29 A55 - 8th A2Major Csgo icon.png eSports World Convention 2016 0 : 2 Alternatelogo std.png $5,000
2016-10-15 A33rd A3Minor Csgo icon.png Ownit CS:GO Challenge W : FF Denddlogo std.png $585
2016-10-04 I1W A7Showm. Csgo icon.png Gauntlet: Fight for the Crown #14 2 : 0 GODSENTlogo std.png $500
2016-10-03 I1W A7Showm. Csgo icon.png Gauntlet: Fight for the Crown #11 2 : 1 Team Preparation logo std.png $500
2016-09-23 A11st A6Weekly Csgo icon.png QuickShot Arena #23 2 : 0 Red Instinct 2016 logo std.png $1,000
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