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|Short name||Liquid, TL|
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Heroes of the Storm
League of Legends
Super Smash Bros.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
Victor Goossens (co-CEO)|
Steve Arhancet (co-CEO)
Team Liquid is a multi-regional professional esports organization based in the Netherlands that was founded in 2000. With the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Team Liquid signed their first professional players. In 2012, Team Liquid recruited a North American Dota 2 team, marking their first venture into multi-genre management. In January 2015, Team Liquid officially merged with Team Curse under the Liquid banner, bringing on Steve Arhancet, his supporting staff, and former Curse League of Legends, Street Fighter, and Super Smash Bros. teams. Team Liquid's website was originally started in 2001 as a news site focusing on StarCraft.
- 1 History
- 2 Ownership
- 3 Websites
- 4 Tournaments and events
- 5 eSports Team
- 5.1 Becoming a pro-team
- 5.2 Merge with Curse Gaming
- 5.3 Main management
- 5.4 Current roster
- 5.5 Notable tournament results
- 6 References
- 7 External links
The website was released on May 1, 2001 by Victor "Nazgul" Goossens and Joy "Meat" Hoogeveen under the domain teamliquid.cjb.net. On September 22, 2002 the website was moved to the current address of teamliquid.net. A day later the very first poll was posted as a vote for the website's name with the current name winning over other suggestions such as likwit.com.
Although Team Liquid was known as primarily a StarCraft news site, there are many sub sections on the forums dedicated to other games as well. It was announced on August 30, 2012 that Team Liquid would be expanding to also including Dota 2 as one of their main coverage games. On December 8, 2012, Liquid expanded their eSports franchise for the first time, with the announcement of the recruitment of a North American Dota 2 team.
On September 27, 2016 Team Liquid sold its controlling interest to aXiomatic Gaming, an investment group including Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber, entrepreneur Ted Leonsis, basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, and AOL co-founder Steve Case.
|Industry||Entertainment and sports|
|Bruce Stein (CEO)|
aXiomatic is an entertainment and sports management company. Investors for the group include businesspeople Peter Guber, Tony Robbins, sports Magic Johnson, Ted Leonsis, and technology Steve Case, Eric Lefkofsky. The CEO is Bruce Stein, a former CEO and COO of Mattel Toys, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Kenner Products (Hasbro). On September 27, 2016 aXiomatic announced that it had acquired controlling interest of eSports team Team Liquid.
Other investors include Dodgers executives Lon Rosen and Tucker Kain, Warriors executives Rick Welts and Kirk Lacob, the Washington Nationals owners at Lerner Enterprises, Chicago Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney, Donn Davis, co-founder of Revolution and managing partner of Revolution Growth, Zach Leonsis, VP and general manager of Monumental Sports Network, Mark Ein, chairman of Kastle Systems, CEO of Capitol Acquisition Corp, and founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, and former NFL player Dhani Jones.
It was announced that Victor Goossens and Steve Arhancet would continue their roles as co-CEOs of Team Liquid after the acquisition.
- TeamLiquid.net – The Team Liquid website primarily provides StarCraft II coverage but also has some coverage for StarCraft Brood War, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, Heroes of the Storm, and Super Smash Brothers Melee. With the launch of StarCraft II, Team Liquid has grown into the largest StarCraft community on the internet, with over 220,000 active members and over twenty four million total posts. The website employs four person full-time staff at their New York City office to work on the site.
- TeamLiquidPro.com – Website focusing on Team Liquid eSports team coverage.
- Liquipedia.net – Is a volunteer-run wiki covering various eSports, beginning with Starcraft: Brood War and later expanding into titles such as Starcraft II, Dota 2, Hearthstone, Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends.
Tournaments and events
In addition to running a community site and team, Team Liquid also hosts a variety of tournaments and events.
Team Liquid Starleague
- The two iterations of the TeamLiquid Starleague (or TSL for short) have been the biggest "foreign" (non-Korean) StarCraft: Brood War tournaments. The first TSL sponsored by Razer in 2008 was highly anticipated at the time, sporting all of the world's top Brood War players. It was topped one year later with 2009's TSL 2, which featured a total prize pool of over $20,000 and remains the largest non-Korean Brood War tournament to date.
- With the release of Starcraft II, Team Liquid announced a third installment, sponsored again by PokerStrategy.com with a prize pool of $34,700. The tournament took place between March and May 2011. On 25 April 2012, a fourth installment was announced (TSL 4).
Team Liquid StarCraft II Open
- The TL Opens are one-day open single-elimination tournaments alternating between the NA and EU battle.net servers. The eight TL Open events that lead up to the TSL 3 also served as a qualifier for the TSL.
Team Liquid Legacy Starleague
- Announced on January 1, 2013, Team Liquid would be hosting a series of online tournaments for "foreign" players of StarCraft: Brood War.
- TL Attack: Modeled after a Korean TV show called Bnet Attack, a professional player plays games against non-professionals while chatting with the hosts.
- Liquibition: A King-of-the-Hill that is played in Bo7 mode.
- TL Arena: A professional player will be matched up with inferior opponents. With each win he gains, another handicap is added that limits his game play options, until he loses or he has defeated a certain number of opponents.
The gaming clan "Liquid" was founded by Victor "Nazgul" Goossens near the end of 2000 after deciding to leave his previous clan. Liquid started with four members for the first months and grew to eight players over the following year. The members of the Liquid clan are handpicked by Goossens based on both personality and talent.
Becoming a pro-team
With the arrival of StarCraft II, Team Liquid announced plans to become an active Pro-Gaming Team. Shortly after, sponsorship by The Little App Factory was announced, which qualified them as a sponsored professional team. This allowed Team Liquid to pay their players a salary and send the team to events around the world. The team got a dedicated news site separate from the more community oriented site at www.teamliquidpro.com, announced and released on May 10, 2011.
On August 13, 2012, three players traveled to Korea in order to live in the OGS training house and compete in GOMTV's Global StarCraft II League (GSL). Of the three players entering the preliminaries, only one, Dario "TLO" Wünsch qualified for the first two GSL events. He was eliminated out in the Second and First rounds respectively.
The third GSL was the strongest showing of Team Liquid thus far. Three players, Hayder "Haypro" Hussein, Jos "Ret" de Kroon and Jonathan "Jinro" Walsh qualified for the main tournament. While Hussein lost first round and de Kroon in 2nd, Walsh made to the semi-finals, losing 0–4 to the eventual winner Jang "MC" Min-Chul.
In 2012, during GSL Season 2, members Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok and Yun "TaeJa" Young Seo made it to the Round of 8 of the Code S tournament, with TaeJa being eliminated while HerO advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament.
On March 2014, Team Liquid announced that it had picked up two legendary Melee players: Ken, who is known as the "King of Smash" and KoreanDJ, who is widely considered as the first player to defeat Mew2King ever since he was considered a God, thus starting its Smash team. After acquiring Curse Gaming, it also signed Hungrybox, who is considered to be one of the Five Gods of Melee, and Chillin, who was the first player to defeat Ken during his prime. On August 11, 2015, it picked up top Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player Nairo, who was the only player to knock ZeRo out of a tournament, ending ZeRo's 55 win tournament streak at MLG World Finals. On September 28, 2015, Team Liquid announced that KoreanDJ resigned from the organization and retired from competitive Smash, citing persistent hand and wrist pains.
Merge with Curse Gaming
On January 6, 2015 Liquid acquired the Team Curse's League of Legends roster, which consisted of Quas, IWillDominate, Voyboy, Cop, and Xpecial. The team finished the LCS Spring regular season in 6th place with a 10-9 record. On Week 5 and 6 of NA LCS Piglet was benched and replaced on the starting roster by KEITHMCBRIEF in an effort to try to improve their standings. In the playoffs they beat Counter Logic Gaming 3–0, before losing to Cloud9 3–2 and finishing in 3rd.
On September 28, 2015, Team Liquid and Piglet parted ways after another failed qualification bid for the League of Legends World Championship, just a few hours after KoreanDJ resigned from the team. However, this was apparently a fake leak, as just a few hours later, Team Liquid announced on its Instagram that Piglet has extended his contract until November 2016.
On October 9, 2015, it was announced that Liquid would once again be fielding a DotA team, after more of a years absence from the competitive DotA scene. Signing the team formally known as 5JungZ, the new Liquid Dota would consist of a medley of new and old European talent.
Victor "Nazgul" Goossens is a founding member and now co-owner and co-CEO of Team Liquid. Nazgul originally competed in Brood War prior to forming Team Liquid.
Steve "LiQuiD112" Arhancet joined the Team Liquid staff when Team Curse merged with Team Liquid. Since the merge, Steve has taken the role of co-owner and co-CEO and primarily manages the League of Legends team.
|Clash Royale||Frank Oskam||Surgical Goblin||–|
|Counter-Strike: Global Offensive||Nicholas Cannella||nitr0||–|
|Russel Van Dulken||Twistzz||–|
|Epitácio de Melo||TACO||–|
|Dota 2||Lasse Urpalainen||MATUMBAMAN||–|
|Kuro Salehi Takhasomi||KuroKy||–|
|Lee Seung Gon||Heen||Coach|
|Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft||Janne Mikkonen||Savjz||–|
|Heroes of the Storm||Aleksandar Milanov||ethernal||–|
|League of Legends||Jeong Eon-yeong||Impact||Top|
|Yiliang Peng||Doublelift||AD Carry|
|Kang Jun-hyeok||Dodo||Assistant Coach|
|PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds||Jord van Geldere||ibiza||–|
|Jim Gunnar Eliassen||Jeemzz||–|
|Quake Champions||Gaven Sorensen||whaz||–|
|StarCraft II||Marc Schlappi||uThermal||–|
|Street Fighter||Naoki Nemoto||Nemo||–|
|Super Smash Bros.||Kashan Khan||Chillindude||Melee|
|Saleem Young||Salem||Smash 4|
|Luis Rosias||Crunch||Melee Coach|
|Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege||Leo Duarte Borges Pinto||zigueira||–|
|André De Jesus Oliveira||Neskwga||–|
|José Victor Santos de Souza||Bullet1||–|
|Thiago Dos Reis Castro Silva||xS3xyCake||–|
|Paulo Augusto Arneiro Lourenço||psk1||–|
Notable tournament results
|2013||The International 2013||Seattle, Washington, U.S.||7th/8th|
|2014||The International 2014||Seattle, Washington, U.S.||9th/10th|
|2016||Shanghai Major||Shanghai, China||2nd|
|2016||Manila Major||Manila, Philippines||2nd|
|2016||The International 2016||Seattle, Washington, U.S.||7th/8th|
|2017||The International 2017||Seattle, Washington, U.S.||1st|
|2018||China Dota2 Super Major||Shanghai, China||1st|
League of Legends
|2010||Premier League Season 1||United States||2nd|
|2011||MLG Raleigh 2011||Raleigh, North Carolina, US||4th|
|2011||Global IEM Guangzhou Online Qualifiers||United States (online)||2nd|
|2011||Cyber-Sports.net 5v5 Tournament||United States||2nd|
|2011||Go4LoL July and August Monthly Finals||United States||1st|
|2011||NESL IEM NY Online Qualifier 2011||United States||1st|
|2011||IGN Atlantic City||Atlantic City, New Jersey, US||5th|
|2011||Mobafire.com Tournament||United States||1st|
|2011||Premier League Season 2||United States||2nd|
|2011||Premier League Season 2 Championship||United States||2nd|
|2011||MCB Tournament||United States||2nd|
|2012||IEM Kiev||Kiev, Ukraine||5th|
|2012||5 on 5 Conflict on Crystal Scar Tournament 1 and 2||United States||1st|
|2012||IEM World Grand Championship Finals||Germany||5th|
|2012||IPL 4 Las Vegas April||Las Vegas, Nevada, US||5th|
|2012||CSN (Cyber Sports Network) 4 Point Cup Tournament||United States||3rd|
|2012||Alienware Spring Season Tournament||United States||1st|
|2012||NESL Pro Series Season 3||United States||1st|
|2012||MLG Anaheim Invitational||United States||5th|
|2012||Reign of Gaming Invitational||United States||4th|
|2012||Leaguecraft ggClassic||United States||2nd|
|2012||IPL FaceOff in SF Qualifier||United States||2nd|
|2012||MLG Summer Arena||United States||3rd|
|2012||IPL Faceoff San Francisco||United States||2nd|
|2012||MLG Raleigh, NC||Raleigh, North Carolina, US||1st|
|2012||NA Regional Finals at PAX Prime||United States||4th|
|2012||Solomid Tournament #7||United States||1st|
|2012||MLG Fall Championship||United States||7th|
|2012||2012 World -Esports Masters||China||7th|
|2012||Lone Star Clash||United States||2nd|
|2012||Solomid Tournament #9||United States||2nd|
|2012||IPL 5 Las Vegas||United States||6th|
|2012||Solomid Invitational Finals||United States||1st|
|2012||Solomid Tournament #12||United States||1st|
|2013||National Elite Pro League||United States||1st|
|2013||MLG Prize Fight Series||United States||1st|
|2013||Riot Season 2 North American Regionals||United States||4th|
|2013||LCS North America Season 3 Spring Playoffs||United States||4th|
|2013||LCS North America Season 3 Summer Playoffs||United States||6th|
|2014||2014 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||United States||4th|
|2014||2014 NA LCS Summer Playoffs||United States||4th|
|2015||2015 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||United States||3rd|
|2016||2016 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||United States||4th|
|2016||2016 NA LCS Summer Playoffs||United States||6th|
|2016||2016 NA LCS Regional Finals||United States||4th|
|2018||2018 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||United States||1st|
|2018||2018 NA LCS Summer Playoffs||United States||1st|
|2011||North American Star League Season 2 2011 SC2 Championship||United States||2nd||Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok|
|2011||North American Battle.net Invitational||United States||2nd||Shawn "Sheth" Simon|
|2011||European Battle.net Invitational||United States||1st||Jos "Ret" de Kroon|
|2011||Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Code-S January 2011||South Korea||3rd/4th||Jonathan "Jinro" Walsh|
|2011||Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 3||South Korea||3rd/4th||Jonathan "Jinro" Walsh|
|2011||MLG Dallas||United States||1st||Jonathan "Jinro" Walsh|
|2011||PokerIdol.com SC2 EU Championship||United Kingdom||1st||Dario "TLO" Wünsch|
|2011||Assembly Winter 2011 SC2 Championship||FInland||1st||Jos "Ret" de Kroon|
|2011||DreamHack Summer 2011||Sweden||1st||Chris "Huk" Loranger|
|2011||Homestory Cup 3||Germany||1st||Chris "Huk" Loranger|
|2011||DreamHack Winter 2011 SC2 Championship||Sweden||1st||Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok|
|2012||DreamHack Winter 2012 SC2 Championship||Sweden||1st||Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok|
|2012||DreamHack Winter 2012 SC2 Championship||Sweden||2nd||Yun "TaeJa" Young Seo|
|2013||DreamHack Winter 2013 SC2 Championship||Sweden||1st||Yun "TaeJa" Young Seo|
|2015||2015 StarCraft II World Championship Series Season 3||Poland||2nd||Grzegorz "MaNa" Komincz|
|2016||2016 StarCraft II World Championship Series: Winter||Poland||2nd||Jens "Snute" Aasgaard|
|2016||StarCraft II World Championship Series Copa Intercontinental||Mexico||1st||Jens "Snute" Aasgaard|
|2017||2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series Valencia||Spain||2nd||Jens "Snute" Aasgaard|
|2017||2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series Montreal||Canada||2nd||Jens "Snute" Aasgaard|
|2018||2018 StarCraft II 2018 World Championship Series Austin||United States||2nd||Gregorz "MaNa" Komincz|
Super Smash Bros.
|2015||Apex 2015 Championship Series Melee Championship||United States||5th||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||CEO - Community Effort Orlando 2015 Melee||United States||5th||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||EVO 2015 World Championships Melee Championship||United States||2nd||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||DreamHack Winter 2015 Melee||Sweden||1st||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||The Big House 5 Melee||United States||2nd||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||The Big House 5 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||United States||2nd||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2015||MLG World Finals 2015 Melee||United States||1st||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2015||MLG World Finals 2015 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||United States||1st||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2016||Genesis 3 Melee||United States||3rd||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Genesis 3 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||United States||5th||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2016||Battle of the Five Gods Melee Invitational||United States||1st||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo Melee||Canada||1st||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||Canada||1st||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2016||Get On My Level 2016 Melee||Canada||3rd||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Get On My Level 2016 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||Canada||4th||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2016||EVO 2016 Melee||United States||1st||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Super Smash Con 2016 Melee||United States||2nd||Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma|
|2016||Super Smash Con 2016 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||United States||1st||Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada|
|2015||Apex 2015 Championship Series USF4 Championship||United States||1st||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2015||NorCal Regionals 2015 USF4 CPT Premier Event||United States||3rd||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2015||Combo Breaker 2015 USF4||United States||1st||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2015||EVO 2015 World Championships USF4 Championship||United States||7th||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||NorCal Regionals 2016 SF5 CPT Premier Event||United States||5th||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||CEO 2016 SF5 CPT Premier Event||United States||5th||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||SoCal Regionals 2016 SF5 CPT Premier Event||United States||5th||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||Canada Cup 2016 SF5 CPT Premier Event||Canada||1st||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||SF5 - Capcom Pro Tour NA Regional Finals @ Red Bull Battlegrounds||United States||1st||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
|2016||SF5 - Capcom Cup 2016 CPT World Finals||United States||1st||Du "NuckleDu" Dang|
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
|2015||iBUYPOWER Cup||United States||2nd|
|2015||Intel Extreme Masters Season X – San Jose||United States||3rd/4th|
|2016||MLG Columbus 2016||United States||3rd/4th|
|2016||DreamHack Austin 2016||United States||3rd/4th|
|2016||ESL One Cologne 2016||Germany||2nd|
|2016||CyberPowerPC pro series Summer 2016||United States||2nd|
|2016||ESL One: New York 2016||United States||3rd/4th|
|2017||iBUYPOWER Invitational Spring 2017||United States||3rd/4th|
|2017||ESG Tour: Mykonos||Greece||2nd|
|2017||ESL One New York 2017||United States||2nd|
|2017||iBUYPOWER Masters 2017||United States||3rd/4th|
|2018||CS_Summit 2||United States||1st|
|2018||ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals||United States||2nd|
|2018||ECS Season 5 Finals||United Kingdom||2nd|
|2018||ELEAGUE Season Premier 2018||United States||2nd|
Heroes of the Storm
|2016||DreamHack All-Stars - Tours 2016||France||3rd/4th|
|2016||DreamHack All-Stars - Valencia 2016||Spain||3rd/4th|
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
|2014||DreamHack Viagame Hearthstone Championship||Sweden||2nd||Jason "Amaz" Chan|
|2014||Viagame House Cup #1||Sweden||2nd||Jason "Amaz" Chan|
|2014||SeatStory Cup II||Germany||1st||Janne "Savjz" Mikkonen|
|2015||2015 HWC - Europe Championship||Czech Republic||2nd||Eugene "Neirea" Shumilin|
|2016||SL i-L StarSeries Season 1||Belarus||3rd/4th||David "Dog" Caero|
|2016||Insomnia57 - Truesilver Championship II||United Kingdom||2nd||David "Dog" Caero|
|2016||SeatStory Cup VI||Germany||2nd||Jeffrey "SjoW" Brusi|
|2017||SL i-League StarSeries Season 3: Finals||Ukraine||3rd/4th||Eugene "Neirea" Shumilin|
|2017||2017 Hearthstone Spring Championship||China||3rd/4th||Eugene "Neirea" Shumilin|
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|Awards and achievements|
| The International winner