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Team:Luminosity Gaming

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Luminosity Gaming
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Location Toronto, Canada Canada
Owners Steve Maida (Buyaka)
Sponsors/Partners Twitch
Scuf Gaming
Universal Music Canada
Other games League of Legends

Luminosity Gaming (LG) is a professional eSports organization based in Canada. Luminosity Gaming was founded by Steve Maida in 2015, and specializes in teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Smite, League of Legends, and many others.

They made their way into the world of the FGC on October 8th, 2016 when they signed Smash 4 player Abadango[1]. Just under two weeks later, they picked up Ice as their first Melee player[2]. However, just over a year later, Ice left the team on October 19th, 2017.[3] Abadango would soon follow, as he left on December 15th, 2017.[4] On February 7th, 2021, Luminosity Gaming signed Melee player Ginger.[5] Luminosity entered Ultimate by signing Maister on October 9th, 2022.[6] Both Tweek and MkLeo were signed on March 23rd, 2023.[7] Big D was signed on May 20th, 2023,[8] followed a day later by the signing of tournament directors Max Ketchum and Toronto Joe, head of series' such as Get On My Level and Let's Make Moves.[9] Luminosity signed content creator and commentator Coney on June 7th, 2023,[10] as well as EE on the 21st of the same month.[11]

On July 17th, 2023, Luminosity Gaming, in collaboration with Metafy, unveiled the LG x Metafy Free Agent Sponsorship. "Top-placing free agents from various Ultimate tournaments will be offered a stipend to help them attend a future major."[12][13] Zomba and ApolloKage were the first recipients of this sponsorship for the tournament Get On My Level 2023.[14][15] Sonix received this sponsorship for the tournament Luminosity Makes Moves Miami.[16]

Current smashers[edit]

Professional smashers[edit]

ID Name Game(s) Main(s) Join Date
Mexico Maister Enrique Hernández Solís Super Smash Bros. Ultimate MrGame&WatchHeadSSBU.png 2022-10-09
Mexico MkLeo Leonardo Lopez Perez Super Smash Bros. Ultimate JokerHeadSSBU.pngBylethHeadSSBU.pngPyraMythraHeadSSBU.png 2023-03-23
USA Tweek Gavin Dempsey Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DiddyKongHeadSSBU.png 2023-03-23
Canada Big D Dawson Perron Super Smash Bros. Ultimate IceClimbersHeadSSBU.png 2023-05-20

LG x Metafy Free Agent Sponsorship[edit]

ID Name Game(s) Main(s) Join Date
Dominican Republic Sonix Carlos Pérez Super Smash Bros. Ultimate SonicHeadSSBU.png 2023-09-29

Other Smashers[edit]

  • USA Max Ketchum PyraMythraHeadSSBU.png (Tournament director and commentator, joined May 21st, 2023)
  • Canada Toronto Joe FoxHeadSSBM.png (Tournament director, joined May 21st, 2023)
  • USA Coney WolfHeadSSBU.png (Content creator and commentator, joined June 7th, 2023)
  • USA EE (Content creator and commentator, joined June 21st, 2023)

Former smashers[edit]

Professional smashers[edit]

ID Name Game Main(s) Join Date Leave Date
Germany Ice Mustafa Akçakaya Super Smash Bros. Melee FoxHeadSSBM.png 2016-10-21 2017-10-19
Japan Abadango Yuta Kawamura Super Smash Bros. for Wii U BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.pngMewtwo's stock icon in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. 2016-10-08 2017-12-15
United States Ginger Avery Wilson Super Smash Bros. Melee FalcoHeadSSBM.png 2021-02-07 2023-06-30

LG x Metafy Free Agent Sponsorship[edit]

ID Name Game(s) Main(s) Join Date Leave Date
USA Zomba Salvatore DeSena Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ROBHeadSSBU.png 2023-07-19 2023-08-18
USA ApolloKage Dylan J. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate SnakeHeadSSBU.png 2023-07-20 2023-08-18

Other smashers[edit]

  • USA Allied SnakeHeadSSBB.png (signed as a Smite player, passed away May 3rd, 2017[17])

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