Team Empire

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Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Russia Egor "JotM" Surkov
Manager:
Russia Dmitry "Korb3n" Belov
Team Captain:
Russia Ivan "VANSKOR" Skorokhod
Total Earnings:
$1,918,738
Links
Achievements
The Premier League/Season 3 RaidCall Dota 2 League Season 1 Electronic Sports World Cup 2013 Dota_2_Champions_League/Season_3 Excellent Moscow Cup/Season 2 Star_Ladder_Star_Series/Season_11 JoinDOTA_MLG_Pro_League/Season_1 Dota_2_Champions_League/Season_5Game_Show_Global_eSports_Cup/1 
History
Created:
Organization founded in 2004
Dota 2 division started 2011-12-25
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games

Team Empire is one of the premier teams in Russia and the CIS across all eSport titles. The organisation was established in 2004 with headquarters in Moscow, Russia.

Empire is known as one of Russia's largest and best known gaming organisations, particularly for their teams and players in StarCraft II, Dota 2, Hearthstone, Call of Duty, Heroes of the Storm, and League of Legends, amongst many other titles.

History[edit]

  • August 25th - Empire announces a new team of Silent, Resolut1on, ubah, ALOHADANCE, and a TBA.[21]
  • September 5th - Empire announces that their fifth player is The_apathy. However, since he was already locked in with aSpera, it means that they will have to go through open qualifiers for the next major if they wish to play with him.[22]
  • October 4th - After a period of poor results, yoky- begins playing with Empire again in the place of ubah, while The_apathy no longer plays with the team. Finally on October 4th, the team announces that yoky- and Nofear are officially joining in the place of ubah and The_apathy.[23]
  • November 24th, GeneRaL joins Elements Pro Gaming.[24]
  • December 2nd, Silent leaves the team to join Virtus.pro.[25]
  • December 7th, XBOCT and Funn1k officially join the team; Flow is announced as a substitute.[26]
  • November 3rd, yoky- is replaced by GeneRaL.[27]
  • August 24, VANSKOR leaves Team Empire.[28]
  • August 26, After playing as a stand-in with the team for a couple of weeks, Solo is officially added to the roster.[29]
  • October 21, After playing on the team for 2 weeks, yoky is added to the roster, replacing Mag~.[30]
  • December 10, Solo leaves the team.[31]
  • December 31, After a period playing as Empire's standin, ALOHADANCE officially joins the team. [32]
  • February 27, Funn1k leaves Team Empire.[33]
  • March 19, After a few weeks playing as a standin, Vigoss officially joins the team.[34]
  • April 16, Citing recent poor results, Goblak and Silent leave the team.[35]
  • April 28, Empire announces new recruits twiSta and Mitch, and Vigoss goes inactive.[36]
  • April 29, Empire announces the addition of Natus Vincere veteran LighTofHeaveN.[37]
  • August 28, LighTofHeaveN leaves Empire to instead join Virtus.pro.[38] He is replaced by Silent who returns to Empire after a stay in Quantic Gaming.[39]
  • August 30, another member is announced in the shape of VANSKOR.[40]
  • September 1, blowyourbrain leaves the team, setting the number of players back down to 3.[41] The team states that 4th and 5th players will be announced during the following week.[41]
  • September 2, Mag~ joins the team, playing the offlane role.[42]
  • September 16, Vigoss leaves the team.[43]
  • September 12, ALWAYSWANNAFLY joins the team, a former teammate of Mag~ in TTD and with a history in Empire in 2012.[44]
  • November 11, Scandal leaves the team and is replaced by Resolut1on.[45]
  • December 25, Empire.HoN switches to Dota 2.[51]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
Russia Silent Airat Gaziev 1 2017-11-01[7]
Ukraine fn Rostislav Lozovoi 2 2017-01-08 [1]
Ukraine Ghostik Andrey Kadyk 3 2016-09-05 [17]
Russia Miposhka Yaroslav Naidenov 4 2016-03-25 [13]
Russia VANSKOR Ivan Skorokhod 5 2017-09-12 [4]

Former[edit]

Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Russia yoky-   Maxim Kim
Ukraine Ghostik Andrey Kadyk Galaxy Battles/2/CIS Galaxy Battles II Qualifier
Russia Silent   Airat Gaziev
Russia Chappie Vladimir Kuzmenko Adrenaline Cyber League Qualifier
Ukraine Resolut1on   Roman Fominok
Ukraine fn Rostislav Lozovoi ESL One/Hamburg/2017/CIS ESL One Hamburg 2017 Qualifier
Ukraine Resolut1on   Roman Fominok
Russia Chappie Vladimir Kuzmenko The International/2017 The International 2017
The International 2017 Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Chappie Vladimir Kuzmenko 1 2017-01-08 [1] 2017-11-16 [8] Clutch Gamers
Ukraine fn Rostislav Lozovoi 2 2017-01-08 [1] -
Ukraine Ghostik Andrey Kadyk 3 2016-09-05 [17] -
Russia RodjER Vladimir Nikogosyan 4 2017-05-23 [2] 2017-09-04 [3] Natus Vincere
Russia Miposhka Yaroslav Naidenov 5 2016-03-25 [13] -
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia KingR Rinat Abdullin 5 2016-03-25 [13] 2017-05-23 [2] Effect
Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Russia Chappie   Vladimir Kuzmenko
None
WellPlay Invitational/6 WellPlay Invitational #6
Russia yol   Vladimir Basov
None
WellPlay Invitational/6 WellPlay Invitational #6
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Ukraine ALOHADANCE Ilya Korobkin 1 2016-09-12 [18] 2016-11-11 [19] F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
Russia G Sergey Bragin 2 2016-09-12 [18] 2016-11-24 [20] Vega Squadron
The International 2016 Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia RAMZES666 Roman Kushnarev 1 2016-03-25 [13] 2016-08-04 [15] Virtus.pro
Russia Scandal Roman Sadotenkov 2 2016-03-25 [13] 2016-07-12 [14] DX
Russia Afterlife Vasily Shishkin 3 2016-03-25 [13] 2016-09-02 [16] F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
Russia Miposhka Yaroslav Naidenov 4 2016-03-25 [13] -
Russia KingR Rinat Abdullin 5 2016-03-25 [13] -
The Shanghai Major 2016 Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Ukraine XBOCT Oleksandr Dashkevych 1 2015-12-07 [26] 2016-03-01 [10] Fantastic Five
Ukraine Resolut1on Roman Fominok 2 2013-11-13 [45] 2016-02-04 [9] Digital Chaos
Ukraine Funn1k Gleb Lipatnikov 3 2015-12-07 [26] 2016-03-15 [11] Team Spirit
Ukraine ALOHADANCE Ilya Korobkin 4 2014-12-31 [32] 2016-03-25 [12] Virtus.pro
Russia NoFear Alexander Churochkin 5 2015-10-04 [23] 2016-03-25 [12] Virtus.pro
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Ukraine GeneRaL Victor Nigrini 2 2015-11-03 [27] 2015-11-24 [24] Elements Pro
Russia yoky- Maxim Kim 1/2 2015-10-04 [23] 2015-11-03 [27] Elements Pro
Russia ubah Ivan Kapustin 3 2015-08-25 [21] 2015-10-04 [23] HellRaisers
Russia The_apathy Andrey Aleshkov 5 2015-09-05 [22] 2015-10-04 [23] Revival Gaming
The International 2015 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Silent Airat Gaziev 1/2 2013-08-29 [39] 2015-12-02 [25] Virtus.pro
Ukraine Resolut1on Roman Fominok 1/2 2013-11-13 [45] -
Russia yoky- Maxim Kim 3 2014-10-21 [30] 2015-08-25 [21] Newteam123123
Ukraine ALOHADANCE Ilya Korobkin 4 2014-12-31 [32] -
Ukraine ALWAYSWANNAFLY Andrey Bondarenko 5 2013-09-12 [44] 2015-08-25 [21] CIS Rejects
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Solo Aleksey Berezin 4 2014-08-26 [29] 2014-12-10 [31] XX5 Gaming
The International 2014 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Silent Airat Gaziev 1 2013-08-29 [39] -
Ukraine Resolut1on Roman Fominok 2 2013-11-13 [45] -
Ukraine Mag~ Andrew Chipenko 3 2013-09-02 [42] 2014-10-21 [30] Virtus.pro Polar
Russia VANSKOR Ivan Skorokhod 4/5 2013-08-30 [40] 2014-08-24 [28] Natus Vincere
Ukraine ALWAYSWANNAFLY Andrey Bondarenko 4/5 2013-09-12 [44] -
The International 2013 Qualifiers Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia blowyourbrain Vladislav Morozyuk 1 2012-03-22 [47] 2013-09-01 [41] Virtus.pro
Russia Scandal Roman Sadotenkov 2 2011-12-27 [51] 2013-11-13 [45] RoX.KIS
Russia LighTofHeaveN Dmitriy Kupriyanov 3 2013-04-29 [37] 2013-08-28 [38] Virtus.pro
Albania twiSta Visar Zymberi 4 2013-04-28 [36] 2013-05-15 Team ONE
Croatia Mitch Damir Škaričić 5 2013-04-28 [36] 2013-05-15 mYinsanity
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Vigoss Ivan Shinkarev 2 2013-03-19 [34] 2013-09-16 [43] sQreen's Squad
Late 2012 Dominant Team Empire
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia blowyourbrain Vladislav Morozyuk 1 2012-03-22 [47] -
Russia Scandal Roman Sadotenkov 2 2011-12-27 [51] -
Ukraine Funn1k Gleb Lipatnikov 3 2012-09-13 [50] 2013-02-27 [33] Natus Vincere
Ukraine Goblak Artur Kostenko 4 2012-09-13 [50] 2013-04-16 [35] DD.Dota
Russia Silent Airat Gaziev 5 2012-09-13 [50] 2013-04-16 [35] DD.Dota
2011 Empire.HoN Switching to Dota 2
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Russia Scandal Roman Sadotenkov 2 2011-12-27 [51] -
Russia LeeN Dmitry Kurylin 2011-12-27 [51] 2012-05-28 [48]
Russia uniQFazer Denis Sharov 2011-12-27 [51] 2012-05-28 [48]
Russia eLight Ilya Matveev 2011-12-27 [51] 2012-01-17 [46]
Russia Spize Valentin Kovalenko 2011-12-27 [51] 2012-01-17 [46]
Later Additions
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden s4 Gustav Magnusson 2012-01-17 [46] 2012-03-22 [47] The Tough Bananas
Jordan BADO Ahmad Bustami 2012-01-17 [46] 2012-03-22 [47]
Russia RavWar Arthur Bajramgalin 2012-03-22 [47] 2012-05-28 [48]
Russia Lega Oleg Vasiliev 2012-05-28 [48] 2012-06-10 [49]
Ukraine ALWAYSWANNAFLY Andrey Bondarenko 2012-05-28 [48] 2012-09-13 [50] Team Kharkiv
Belarus Jackal Maksim Doroschenok 2012-05-28 [48] 2012-09-13 [50] The Retry
Belarus j4 Alexey Lepaiy 2012-06-10 [49] 2012-09-13 [50] Power Rangers

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position
Russia Sarmat Mikhail Barashkov CEO
Russia StrangeR Alexander Solomonov E-sports Director
Russia Benito Shalva Torchinava Community Manager
Russia Korb3n Dmitry Belov Dota 2 Manager
Russia JotM Egor Surkov Coach
Russia Bad Playa. Igor Gorevoy Brand Manager, Head of Video Production

Former[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position
Ukraine AnahRoniX Sergei Bikovskiy Head of Commerce

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2017-12-10 A11st A2Major ROG MASTERS 2017 3 : 2 $117,500
2017-08-10 A77 - 8th A1Premier The International 2017 0 : 2 $617,198
2015-12-06 A11st A1Premier Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 1 3 : 1 $125,000
2015-08-04 A99 - 12th A1Premier The International 2015 0 : 2 $221,155
2015-06-07 A22nd A1Premier MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring 1 : 3 $48,363
2015-05-10 A11st A1Premier Dota 2 Champions League Season 5 3 : 0 $39,752
2015-04-12 A11st A1Premier joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1 2 : 1 $34,584
2015-01-18 A11st A1Premier StarLadder StarSeries Season 11 3 : 1 $38,934
2014-10-29 A11st A1Premier Excellent Moscow Cup 2 3 : 1 $37,788
2014-06-25 A11st A1Premier Dota 2 Champions League Season 3 3 : 2 $33,918
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Gallery[edit]

Highlight Videos[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Евгений "Gufis" Кондратьев (8 January 2017). "A new hope". Team Empire. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Евгений «Gufis» Кондратьев (2017-05-23). "Team Empire and Effect exchanged their players". Team Empire. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Crystallize and RodjER join NaVi.Dota2". Natus Vincere. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eugene "Gufis" Kondratev (2017-09-12). "VANSKOR returns!". empire.gg. Retrieved 2017-09-12.
  5. Team Empire (20 October 2017). "Сегодня наша команда сыграет с заменой на позиции керри… [Today our team will play with stand-in on carry position…"] (in Russian). vk.com. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  6. Capricel (21 October 2017). "Possible changes in Team Empire". dota2.ru. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Eugene "Gufis" Kondratev (2017-11-01). "Long waited return!". empire.gg. Retrieved 2017-11-01.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Clutch Gamers (2017-11-16). "Welcome Chappie". facebook.com.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "MAMAJALEGENDA" (2016-02-04). "Resolut1on уходит из Team Empire". Empire. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "RusseD" (2016-03-01). "Team Empire parts ways with XBOCT". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-01.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "RusseD" (2016-03-15). "Funn1k moves to Team Spirit". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "RusseD" (2016-03-25). "Время перемен". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 Eugene "GufIisDead" Kondratiev (2016-03-25). "Team Empire: новый состав, новая надежда". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Roman "Scandal" Sadotenkov (2016-07-12). "Got kicked from the team again, pobably too old for kids to play with". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Определён состав Virtus.pro на следующий сезон". Cybersport.ru. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Евгений "GufIsDead" Кондратьев (2016-09-02). "Afterlife leaves Team Empire". Team Empire. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 "DOTA 2 MAJORS REGISTRATION". Valve. Archived from the original on 5 September 2016.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Evgeniy "GufIisDead" Kondratyev (2016-09-12). "Team Empire announces its Dota 2 roster". Empire. Retrieved 2016-09-12.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Evgeniy "GufIisDead" Kondratyev (2016-11-11). "Team Empire parts ways with ALOHADANCE". Empire. Retrieved 2016-11-11.
  20. 20.0 20.1 Evgeniy "GufIisDead" Kondratyev (2016-11-24). "God leaves Team Empire". Empire. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (2017-05-25). "Состав на новый сезон почти определен!". team-empire.org. Retrieved 2015-08-25.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Alexander "StrangeR" Solomonov (September 5, 2015). "Team Empire dota 2 roster is completed!". team-empire.org. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (October 4th, 2015). "Состав Team Empire на Frankfurt Major Open Qualifiers". team-empire.org. Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Khaled "sQreen" El-Khabbash (24 November 2015). "Учитывая то, что у нас игры через пару часов, сделаю анонс состава сейчас". vk.com. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  25. 25.0 25.1 [1]
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (7 December 2015). "XBOCT and Funn1k joins Team Empire". Team Empire. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 "New Empire roster". twitter.com. November 3rd, 2015. Retrieved November 3rd, 2015.
  28. 28.0 28.1 Vanskor leaves Team Empire
  29. 29.0 29.1 Solo - the 5th player of Team Empire!
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Necessary Changes
  31. 31.0 31.1 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (2014-12-10). "Solo leaves Team Empire". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 [2]
  33. 33.0 33.1 Funn1k leaves Team Empire
  34. 34.0 34.1 Ivan 'Vigoss' Shinkarev officially becomes part Empire.Dota2
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Goblak and Silent leave Dota 2 roster
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 twiSta and Mitch join Empire, Vigoss goes inactive
  37. 37.0 37.1 LightofHeaven joins Empire
  38. 38.0 38.1 FUki (2013-08-28). "LighTofHeaveN становится игроком Virtus.pro". Virtuspro.org. Retrieved 2013-08-29.
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (2013-08-29). "Silent - third player of Team Empire!". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2013-08-29.
  40. 40.0 40.1 Alexander "StrangeR" Solomonov (2013-08-30). "Vanskor - четвертый игрок Team Empire!". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 Alexander "StrangeR" Solomonov (2013-09-01). "Team Empire parts ways with Blowyourbrain". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2013-09-03.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Kirill "RusseD" Minnikov (2013-09-02). "Mag joins Team Empire!". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2013-09-03.
  43. 43.0 43.1 Vigoss leave
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 Alexander "StrangeR" Solomonov (2013-09-12). "ALWAYSWANNAFLY - 5th player of Team Empire!". Team-Empire.org. Retrieved 2013-09-12.
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 45.3 45.4 "Labora" (2013-11-13). "Changes in Empire.Dota2 roster". team-empire.org.
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 Team Empire Dota 2: + швед и иорданец
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 47.5 Empire adds Blowyourbrain
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.4 48.5 48.6 Changes in Empire.Dota2 squad
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 Team Empire на LAN финале Star Series
  50. 50.0 50.1 50.2 50.3 50.4 50.5 50.6 Empire.Dota 2 reveals their new roster
  51. 51.0 51.1 51.2 51.3 51.4 51.5 51.6 51.7 У Empire появилась команда по DOTA 2