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Team:Evil Geniuses

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Evil Geniuses
New 2020 EG logo
Location San Francisco, United States USA
Owners Phillip Aram
Sponsors/Partners Monster Energy
LG UltraGear
Secret Lab
America's Navy
Other games Call of Duty
Dota 2
Rocket League
Street Fighter V
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

Evil Geniuses (EG) is a professional eSports organization that includes both divisions for traditional eSports games and a powerhouse fighting game division founded in 2010 and currently includes multiple Evolution and major tournament winners. Currently, they also brand themselves as a "new media agency specializing in contracting professional gamers, creating online and offline video game broadcasts, and developing engaging marketing initiatives aimed at attracting and influencing gamers worldwide." On December 12th, 2016, Twitch spun-off Evil Geniuses and Alliance into player-owned organizations. Top professional Dota 2 player Peter "ppd" Dager was named CEO of Evil Geniuses. [1]

They entered the Super Smash Bros. Melee scene on May 9th, 2014, sponsoring PPMD.[2] On March 24th, 2017, Evil Geniuses would venture into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with the signing of Midwest Diddy Kong player Zinoto.[3]

Current smashers[edit]

Professional smashers[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date
USA dekillsage Jon Coello Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ChromHeadSSBU.pngFoxHeadSSBU.png 2020-03-18

Former smashers[edit]

Professional smashers[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date Leave Date
United States Zinoto Julian Carrington Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Diddy Kong's stock icon in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. 2017-03-24 2018-03-07
United States PPMD Kevin Nanney Super Smash Bros. Melee FalcoHeadSSBM.pngMarthHeadSSBM.png 2014-05-09 2021-01-15

Other smashers[edit]

  • USA NYChrisG RichterHeadSSBU.png (Primarily Fighting Games player, joined on January 1st, 2017 and was released on June 23rd, 2020)

Other famous players[edit]

  • Israel Tal Aizik (Fly) Dota 2 player, streamer and current support
  • CanadaUzbekistan Artour Babaev (Arteezy) Dota 2 player, streamer and current carry
  • South Korea Jeong Eon-young (Impact) League of Legends Worlds Championship 2013 winner and current top laner
  • Denmark Dennis Johnsen (Svenskeren) League of Legends triple LCS winner and current jungler
  • USA Dominique McLean (SonicFox) Fighting Games player and multiple EVO champion across several different Fighting Games
  • USA Ricki Ortiz (Ricki Ortiz) Fighting Games player and Capcom Cup 2016 runner-up

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