XMG

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Team Information
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Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
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History
Created:
2010-03-24
Disbanded:
2015-06-10
Recent Player Trades:
2014-06-08 - Socke and ToD leave
2014-11-30 - Lilbow leaves
2014-08-01 - SaltTheWound retires

Overview[edit]

XMG is a gaming laptop brand of the German company Schenker Notebooks, headquartered in Leipzig, Germany. The brand sponsors several eSport ventures, tournaments, players, and teams, including Alliance, Counter Logic Gaming, Evil Geniuses as well as the HomeStory Cup. In 2012, XMG signed two StarCraft II players to play full-time for the organisation. On December 1st 2013 the organization announced personal sponsorship of female player MaddeLisk.[1] On February 3rd 2014 XMG announced personal sponsorship of caster Apollo. [2]

History[edit]

  • April 25th, XMG announced, that SaltTheWound and ToD will join forces with XMG.[8]
  • June 20th, XlorD announces his retirement with a view to return for Warcraft IV.[9]
  • December 1st, XMG provides a personal sponsorship for MaddeLisk, who will however remain on Millenium.[10]
  • December 19th, monchi's retirement is made official following his injury.[11]
  • July 2nd, German Warcraft III legend XlorD announces that he would be returning to StarCraft II, supported by XMG.[12]
  • October 20th, XMG signs Austrian Protoss monchi with a one-year contract to play full-time.[13]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

ID Name New Team
frFrance p ToD Yoan Merlo
Retirement/Caster
deGermany P Socke Giacomo Thüs
Heros of the Storm
frFrance p Lilbow David Moschetto Millenium
austriaAustria p monchi Philipp Simon
Retirement
deGermany z SaltTheWound Bastian Brouwers
Retirement
deGermany z XlorD Daniel Spenst
Retirement

Personal Sponsorships[edit]

Active[edit]

Best Yearly Results:

ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
seSweden z MaddeLisk Madeleine Leander - - 49 - 64th 2012 DreamHack Open/Stockholm 65 - 96th 2013 DreamHack Open/Stockholm2013 DreamHack Open/Summer 49 - 64th 2014 DreamHack Open: Stockholm
ukUnited Kingdom r Apollo Shaun Clark - - - - -

References[edit]

  1. Progamers in Need! - MaddeLisk receives personal sponsorship from XMG
  2. [1]
  3. Sisaan (2015-06-10). "Socke to leave XMG - HSC and DreamhackGER". teamliquid.net.
  4. Sisaan (2014-01-22). "XMG SC2 2014 - Our new players". teamliquid.net.
  5. Aeromi (2014-02-03). "XMG SC2 2014 - Casters in Need!". teamliquid.net.
  6. https://twitter.com/Saltsc2/status/495180258073911296
  7. Sisaan (2014-11-30). "XMG.SC2 2015 - plans and current status". teamliquid.net.
  8. ToD and SaltTheWound to join ranks of XMG Teamliquid.net, 2013-04-25
  9. Nimelrian (2013-06-20). "XLord retires, not playing fulltime anymore". teamliquid.net.
  10. NovemberstOrm (2013-12-01). "MaddeLisk sponsored by XMG!". teamliquid.net.
  11. Sisaan (2013-12-19). "XMG.SC2 Past and Future - 2014". teamliquid.net.
  12. XlorD is BACK youtube.com. 02/07/2012.
  13. XMG's post on Facebook facebook.com/mySN.de. 20/10/2012.