Invictus Gaming

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To read about this organization's Dota 2 team, see: Invictus Gaming.

Invictus Gaming
Team-Invictus.jpg
Team Information
Location: China China
Coaches: FuJun "Edison" Wu
Sponsor: Steelseries
Links
Website Twitter Facebook TLPD HotS TLPD International TLPD Korea Aligulac
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:

7

Picon small.png 4Ticon small.png 1Zicon small.png 2
History
Created: 2011-08-02
Recent Player Trades: 2013-12-01 – Cloudy & iAsonu join


Overview[edit]

Invictus Gaming, often shortened to iG, is a Chinese eSport organisation with headquarters in Shanghai, China. Invictus was founded in August 2011, when Wang SiCong, a Chinese national, son of the Dalian Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin, ranked as the third richest person in China according to Forbes[1]) purchased the entirety of the Catastrophic Cruel Memory team, including the team's StarCraft II, Dota 2 and League of Legends squads for a reputed sum of $6 Million.[2]

The organisation has its own team house in Shanghai. In February 2012, Invictus sent XiGua and MacSed, together with the team's coach, Edison to compete and practice in South Korea at the Prime team house.[3]

Timeline[edit]

  • August 2nd, Wang SiCong acquires Catastrophic Cruel Memory and establishes Invictus Gaming.[7]
  • October 9th, Former World Elite coach, Edison joins as coach and captain. Former Brood War player, XY also joins.[Citation needed]
  • December 15th, Coach Edison reveals that he intends to create a Chinese expedition to participate in GSTL. It's unknown what teams and players that are currently involved.[8]

Player Roster[edit]

Best Yearly Results[edit]

ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
ChinaChina PPicon small.png Jim Jinhui Cao (曹晋珲) - 9 - 12th Intel Extreme Masters A8Ro8 World Cyber Games 4th World Cyber Games 2013 KD2aChallenger League Ro32 2014 WCS Season 2 America
ChinaChina PPicon small.png MacSed Xiang Hu (胡翔) - B6Ro16 World Cyber Games 3rd World Cyber Games A8Premier League Ro8 World Championship Series World Championship Series World Cyber Games 2013 B6Premier League Ro16 2014 WCS Season 1 America
ChinaChina ZZicon small.png XiGua Lei Wang (王磊) - 2nd World Cyber Games 13 - 16th IGN ProLeague 13 - 16th IEM Season VIII - Singapore B6Premier League Ro16 2014 WCS Season 1 America
ChinaChina PPicon small.png XluoS Ying Song (宋迎) - - 13 - 16th World Championship Series - -
ChinaChina TTicon small.png XY Yao Xiang (向瑶) - - 13 - 16th World Championship Series D2Premier League Ro32 World Championship Series -
Academy
ChinaChina PPicon small.png Cloudy Yuan Gao (高源) - - - - -
ChinaChina ZZicon small.png iAsonu Hang Zhou (周航) - - - - LE8Challenger League Ro48 2014 WCS Season 1 America

Former[edit]

ID Name New Team
ChinaChina pPicon small.png xiaOt Liwei Sun (孙力伟) ZZZZZLogo filler std.png Retirement
ChinaChina zZicon small.png TooDming Huiming Huang (黄惠明) Personal SponsorshipLogo filler std.png Personal Sponsorship
ChinaChina zZicon small.png Comm Hui Shen (沈辉) Wayispiderlogo std.png Wayi Spider
ChinaChina tTicon small.png Tea Weifeng Yin (殷炜峰) ZZZZZLogo filler std.png Retirement
ChinaChina zZicon small.png YW Wen Yang (杨文) ZZZZZLogo filler std.png Retirement
ChinaChina zZicon small.png GoMax Jing Wang (王晶) ZZZZZLogo filler std.png Retirement
ChinaChina tTicon small.png Way Xingbiao Zhu (朱星彪) Agfox std.png AgFox

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

ID Name Position
China Principal Wang Sicong Wang (王思聪) Team Owner
China Edison Jun Wu (吴军) Coach/Manager

Former[edit]

ID Name Position
China Efeng Yuan Liu (刘源) CEO

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Ned Levin (10th July 2013). "Wang Sicong’s uncensored microblogging highlights succession challenges at Dalian Wanda". www.ft.com.
  2. kellymilkies (3rd August 2011). "China DoTA team CCM bought for $6million". www.teamliquid.net.
  3. Dattish (13th February 2012). "Team iG in Korea, stays at Prime house.". www.teamliquid.net.
  4. Heyoka (2nd August 2013). "iG & SteelSeries Announce Sponsorship". www.teamliquid.net.
  5. Dattish (13th February 2012). "Team iG in Korea, stays at Prime house.". www.teamliquid.net.
  6. digmouse (26th April 2012). "Toodming joins Invictus Gaming". www.teamliquid.net.
  7. Dexter "kurtcos" F. (2nd August 2011). "Catastrophic Cruel Memories is now Invictus Gaming". www.gosugamers.net.
  8. swordboy (15th December 2011). "China Union Team to attend GSTL?". www.teamliquid.net.
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