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Team:G2 Esports

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G2 Esports
G2's logotype
Location Berlin, Germany Germany (Currently)
Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain Spain (Formerly)
Owners Carlos Rodriguez Santiago (Ocelote)
Sponsors/Partners HyperX
Paysafecard
Kinguin
eNgage
Sennheiser
NEEDforSEAT
Razer
Other games League of Legends
Counter Strike: Global Offensive
Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft
Valorant
Rocket League

G2 Esports (G2), formerly known as G2 Kinguin after its title sponsor, is a Spanish professional esports organization currently headquarted in Berlin, Germany. It was founded as League of Legends team in February 2014 by former SK Gaming star midlaner Ocelote, and were initially named Gamers2. By the time they rebranded as G2 Esports in November 2015, the team had already begun to branch into other games, including Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft and Counter Strike: Global Offensive. They became in a few years one of the biggest esports organizations in the world, with several top performances across multiple games, notably in Europe, as well as a massive fanbase, dubbed the G2 Army.

On July 11th, 2016, a mere matter of days before EVO, G2 announced their entry into Super Smash Bros. by signing Westballz from Tempo Storm.[1] On March 31th, 2019, G2 Esports and Westballz parted ways[2].

Former smashers[edit]

Professional smashers[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date Leave Date
United States Westballz Weston Dennis Super Smash Bros. Melee FalcoHeadSSBM.png 2016-07-11 2019-03-31

Other famous players[edit]

  • Romania Radu Dima (Rdu) Hearthstone player
  • Serbia Nemanja Isaković (nexa) Counter Strike: Global Offensive player, current rifler and in-game leader
  • Poland Marcin Jankowski (Jankos) League of Legends Worlds Championship Finalist 2019 and current jungler
  • Germany Adrian Koy (Lifecoach) Hearthstone player
  • Netherlands Thijs Molendijk (Thijs) Hearthstone player
  • France Kenny Schrub (kennyS) Counter Strike: Global Offensive player and current AWPer
  • Denmark Rasmus Winther (Caps) League of Legends Worlds Championship Finalist 2018 & 2019 and current midlaner

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