Team Liquid

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[e][h]Team Liquid
Team Information
Region:
Coaches:
Brazil Wilton "zews" Prado
Manager:
USA Steve "jokasteve" Perino
Team Captain:
Canada Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz
Total Earnings:
$614,650
Links
History
Created:
Organization: 2000-??-??
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 2015-01-13

Team Liquid is a professional team, founded in the Netherlands in 2000. Originally a Brood War clan, the team switched to StarCraft2 during the SC2 Beta in 2010, and became one of the most successful foreign teams. On January 13, 2015, it was announced that the team had formed a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive division.[1]

Team Liquid is also strongly associated with its website, TeamLiquid.net. Launched on May 1, 2001, it has developed through the years into a focal point for StarCraft coverage, eventually became the most-browsed StarCraft-related website in the world, gathering thousands of members (including several professional players) and centralizing news about the global SC2 scene. The website also features a progaming database, the TLPD, as well as a wiki dedicated to Brood War, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, Dota 2, Super Smash Brothers: Melee, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch and Counter-Strike.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

  • January 2nd - Team Liquid announce the signing of s1mple.[10]
  • February 17th - It is reported that Team Liquid will be replacing adreN with koosta.[11]
  • February 21st - koosta officially announced as the newest addition.[12] adreN moves to a substitute position.
  • March 14th - Team Liquid announces that adreN will be trying out for Team SoloMid.[13]
  • April 7th - KJ, Team Liquid's analyst, announces that he has parted ways with the organization. [14]
  • April 21st - Team Liquid announces via Twitter that s1mple is leaving to join a European team. adreN will rejoin the starting lineup. s1mple is still in contract with the organization and will be streaming under the Team Liquid banner until his contract expires.[15]
  • April 23rd - Team Liquid announce via Facebook that GBJame^s has officially stepped down from his coaching role and has parted ways with the team.[16]
  • May 17th - Team Liquid announces the addition of peacemaker as their new coach [17]
  • June 6th - Team Liquid announce the release of adreN, and that s1mple will be returning to the active line-up for two last events. The team also announces they have signed a permanent new rifler, who will be revealed at a later date [18]
  • June 13th - Counter Logic Gaming and Team Liquid swap jdm64 and koosta.[19]
  • June 15th - Team Liquid officially announce that they have signed Pimp.[20]
  • August 4th - Natus Vincere acquire s1mple [21]
  • October 22nd - Peacemaker parts ways with Team Liquid. It is also mentioned that team manager, jokasteve, will coaching at the upcoming ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals. [22]
  • November 11th - zews joins as coach for Northern Arena and IEM Oakland [23][24]
  • February 3rd - stanislaw joins. [25]
  • February 7th - Team Liquid announce the departure of Hiko. [26]
  • March 23rd - Team Liquid announced that Pimp requested to be transferred, and has been moved to a substitute position in the meantime.[27]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
USA nitr0 Nicholas Cannella 2015-01-13 [1]
USA EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski 2015-03-22 [3]
USA jdm64 Joshua Marzano 2016-06-13 [19]
Canada stanislaw Captain Peter Jarguz 2017-02-03 [25]
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche 2016-06-15 [20]
Brazil zews (Coach) Wilton Prado 2016-11-10

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA Hiko Spencer Martin 2015-09-03 [7] 2017-02-07 [26]
Brazil peacemaker (Coach) Luis Tadeu 2016-05-07 [17] 2016-10-22 [22] NRG Esports NRG Esports
Ukraine s1mple Oleksandr Kostyliev 2016-01-02 [10] 2016-08-03 [21] Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
USA koosta Kenneth Suen 2016-02-21 [12] 2016-06-13 [19] Counter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
USA adreN Eric Hoag 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-06-06 [18] Mythic Mythic
USA GBJame^s (Coach) James O'Connor 2015-09-03 [7] 2016-04-23 [16] Team Prospects Team Prospects
Canada KJ (Analyst) Kieran Playfair 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-04-07 [14]
USA FugLy Jacob Medina 2015-01-13 [1] 2016-01-02 [10] Counter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
Canada miKnutty (Substitute) Michael Vitaterna 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-09-16 Nexus eSports Nexus eSports
USA flowsicK Kyle Mendez 2015-05-25 [5] 2015-09-03 [7] Winterfox Winterfox
USA dmode (Coach) Donald Cahill 2015-04-06 2015-09-03 [7] Team Liquid Team Liquid
Canada daps Damien Steele 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-06-02 [6] ELevate eLevate
Canada NAF Keith Markovic 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-05-11 [4] Luminosity Gaming Luminosity Gaming
USA Warden (Coach) Matt Dickens 2015-01-13 [1] 2015-03-16 [2] Tempo Storm Tempo Storm
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Brazil zews  
Team Liquid
Wilton Prado
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche ESL/Pro League ESL Pro League Season 5 - North America
USA jokasteve (Coach) 
Team Liquid
Steve Perino
None
DreamHackDreamhack Austin 2016
ESL/Pro League ESL Pro League Season 3 Finals
ESL/Pro League ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals
Ukraine s1mple  
Team Liquid
Oleksandr Kostyliev
Denmark Pimp Jacob Winneche Esports_Championship_Series Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals
ESL ESL One: Cologne 2016
USA tr1p (Coach)  Corey Dodd
None
ESL/Pro League ESL Pro League Season 3 - North America
USA adreN  
Team Liquid
Eric Hoag
United States koosta Kenneth Suen Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus - Qualifier
Major League Gaming MLG Major Championship: Columbus
USA koosta  
Enemy
Kenneth Suen
United States adreN Eric Hoag CEVO CEVO Gfinity Pro-League Season 9 - Qualifier #1
Finland allu   Aleksi Jalli
United States FugLy Jacob Medina ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Road to Vegas NA Closed Qualifier
USA mOE   Mohamad Assad
United States EliGE Jonathan Jablonowski ESL ESEA ESL ESEA Season 2 Finals
USA flowsicK   Kyle Mendez
Canada daps Damian Steele Gfinity GFINITY Masters Spring 2
Canada a2z   Armeen Toussi
Canada daps Damian Steele CEVO CEVO Season 7 Professional

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Netherlands Nazgul Victor Goossens Founder, co-owner & Co-CEO
USA LiQuiD112 Steve Arhancet Co-owner & Co-CEO
USA jokasteve Steve Perino Manager
Germany Swani Jan Müller Analyst

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date
Denmark Bumblebee Robin Nymann Head of eSports & Manager 2017-02-01
USA dmode Donald Cahill Analyst 2015-09-03 [7]  

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2016-10-28 A77 - 8th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL Pro League Season 4 - Finals 1/3 Grp. S. $30,000
2016-10-02 A33 - 4th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL One: New York 2016 1 : 2 Natus Vincere $25,000
2016-07-10 A22nd A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL One: Cologne 2016 0 : 2 SK Gaming $150,000
2016-06-25 A55 - 6th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Esports Championship Series Season 1 - Finals 1 : 2 G2 Esports $65,000
2016-05-12 A55 - 6th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL Pro League Season 3 - Finals 0 : 2 Fnatic $36,000
2016-04-03 A33 - 4th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive MLG Major Championship: Columbus 0 : 2 Luminosity Gaming $70,000
2015-11-27 A55 - 6th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive FACEIT 2015 Stage 3 Finals 0 : 2 Virtus.pro $15,000
2015-11-22 A33 - 4th A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Intel Extreme Masters X - San Jose 0 : 2 Natus Vincere $11,250
2015-11-19 A11st A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 - North America 18/4 Grp. S. $18,000
2015-11-15 A22nd A1Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive iBUYPOWER Cup 1 : 2 Cloud9 $25,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]


Interviews[edit]

2016[edit]

2015[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Introducing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Team Liquid parts ways with Warden". esea.net.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "EliGE joins Team Liquid's CS:GO team". teamliquidpro.com.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Luminosity sign NAF-FLY HLTV.org
  5. 5.0 5.1 Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-05-25). "flowsicK signs for Liquid". HLTV.org.
  6. 6.0 6.1 daps' contract with Team Liquid ends officially TwitLonger
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 "Hiko joins Liquid". teamliquidpro.com.
  8. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2015-12-16). "allu to try out for Liquid". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  9. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-12-23). "Hiko: 'allu not joining Liquid'". HLTV.org.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Bumblebee (2016-01-02). "A s1mple pickup". teamliquidpro.com. Retrieved 2016-01-02.
  11. Richard Lewis (2016-02-16). "North American CS:GO Star to Join Team Liquid".
  12. 12.0 12.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-02-21). "Official: Liquid sign koosta". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
  13. "We're now happy to say that Eric will be doing an official tryout over at Team SoloMid". 2016-03-14.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "KJ leaves Team Liquid".
  15. stich (2016-04-21). "s1mple to seek new European team". HLTV.org.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-04-23). "Jame^s parts ways with Liquid". HLTV.org.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Victor "Nazgul" Goosens (2016-05-17). "Peacemaker to Coach Liquid". teamliquidpro.com.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Robin "Bumblebee" Nymann (2016-06-06). "Liquid CS:GO Update - 6 June 2016". Team Liquid.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Striker (2016-06-13). "Liquid and CLG swap jdm64, Koosta". HLTV.org.
  20. 20.0 20.1 shiroiusagi (2016-06-15). "Pimpin the CSGO Roster". teamliquidpro.com.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Andersen (2016-08-04). "s1mple joins Natus Vincere!". Natus Vincere.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Nazgul. "Peacmaker parts ways with Team Liquid". Team Liquid.
  23. Professeur. "zews joins Team Liquid". HLTV.
  24. LiQuiD112. "Yes, @wiltonzews will be coaching our CSGO team today in Montreal and in Oakland.".
  25. 25.0 25.1 "Liquid stanislaw". Team Liquid.
  26. 26.0 26.1 "Today we say goodbye to a legend that helped us take great strides in CS". Team Liquid.
  27. Striker (2017-03-23). "Pimp on his way out of Liquid". HLTV.org.