PSG.LGD

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PSG.LGD
PSG LGD Logo.png
Short namePSG.LGD
SportDota 2 FIFA Online 4
FoundedApril 2018; 10 months ago (2018-04)
LocationShanghai, China
Partners
Websitehttp://psg-esports.com/team/dota-2-2/

PSG.LGD is a professional Dota 2 team, formed as a partnership between French football club Paris Saint-Germain and Chinese esports organization LGD Gaming in April 2018. LGD Gaming's original Dota 2 team was founded in 2009, and had varying degrees of success.

History[edit]

The original Dota 2 division of the Chinese-based esports organization LGD Gaming was founded in 2009. The team had varying degrees of success, participating in and winning multiple tournaments and events over a nine year span. In April 2018, French football club Paris Saint-Germain F.C. invested in the organization, sponsoring and rebranding the Dota 2 team as PSG.LGD.[2] The team found instant success by winning two Majors of the 2017-2018 Dota Pro Circuit, which helped them secure a direct invite to The International 2018.[3][4] There, they advanced to the grand finals but lost against OG in game five.[5][6][7]

Roster[edit]

ID Name Join date
Ame Wang Chunyu September 14, 2016
Xm (Loan) Guo Hongcheng January 29, 2019
Chalice Yang Shenyi December 21, 2017
fy Xu Linsen September 4, 2017
xNova Yap Jian Wei January 1, 2018

Inactive[edit]

ID Name Join date Inactive date
Somnus丶M[a] Lu Yao March 15, 2015 January 29, 2019

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Currently inactive due to personal and physical reasons.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PSG ESPORTS HAS SIGNED A ONE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH MONSTER ENERGY". psg-esports.com/. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  2. ^ Rose, Victoria. "Soccer organization Paris Saint-Germain directly partners with LGD Gaming". The Flying Courier. Polygon. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  3. ^ "PSG.LGD clean sweep VGJ.Storm to become MDL Changsha Major champions | News | Cybersport.com". cybersport.com. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  4. ^ "PSG.LGD Wins Its First Dota Major And Also An Infinity Gauntlet". Kotaku Australia. 2018-05-07. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  5. ^ "OG beats PSG.LGD in winners bracket thriller; Evil Geniuses advances". ESPN. Rotoworld. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "OG wins five-game thriller to take The International 8 title and $11 million". ESPN. Rotowire.
  7. ^ Strom, Steven. "Dota 2 championship ends in a pulse-pounding, curse-breaking Cinderella story". PC Gamer. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "#Dota2 Announcement". Retrieved January 29, 2019.

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