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The International Winner Evil Geniuses
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United States United States
Created:1999 - Organization founding
2011-10-24 - Dota 2 division
Team Information
Captain:Fly
Coach(es):BuLba
Manager(s):Fronz
Sponsor(s):Monster Energy
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Winnings
Prizemoney:$15,498,717 USD

Evil Geniuses (EG) is a professional gaming organization based out of the United States. Founded in 1999, the organization is known as being the premiere North American electronic sports organization, boasting highly successful players across each competitive genre.

History[]

  • January 28th - SumaiL joins OG.[2]
  • April 1st - s4 joins Alliance.[3]
  • November 6th - RAMZES666 goes inactive.[4]
  • November 14th - iceiceice joins the team.[5]

  • September 16th - Abed and RAMZES666 join the team as the new mid and offlane, respectively. s4 and SumaiL are removed from the active roster.[6][7]

  • May 27th - MISERY and Fear leave the team.[8][9][10]
  • May 28th - s4 and Fly transfer from OG.[11]

  • 2017-08-30: zai leaves the team.[12]
    • 2017-09-01: Fear returns to the team.[13]

  • 2016-03-22: Arteezy and UNiVeRsE leave the team to join Team Secret.[15] SumaiL and Fear similarly intend to leave however later decide to stay put with EG.
    • 2016-08-27: Fear and zai are released from the team.[19]
    • 2016-09-03: The team is temporarily disbanded.[19]
    • 2016-09-14: Fear retires and becomes the coach.[20]

  • 2015-01-05: Arteezy and zai leave the team to join Team Secret and are replaced with Aui_2000 and SumaiL.[22]
    • 2015-08-30: Zai rejoins the team as an official sub.[24]

  • 2014-02-21: EG announces their new roster (formerly known as S A D B O Y S), which consists of Fear, Arteezy, UNiVeRsE, Zai, and ppd. They also announce the addition of Monolith as a manager.[25]
    • 2014-06-02: Fear is replaced by common stand-in player mason due to a wrist injury. Fear remains with the organization as a coach for the team.[26]

  • 2013-03: SexyBamboe joins the team, while Maelk steps down from the main squad to become the coach.[29]

  • 2012-02-22: Pajkatt leaves Evil Geniuses and is replaced with Lacoste and Maelk.[30]

  • 2011-10-24: EG sees the return of two former DotA players, Clinton "Fear" Loomis and Jimmy "DeMoN" Ho, with the acquisition of their first Dota 2 squad.[31]

  • 2009-12-03: EG's North American DotA squad departs, following two months of minimal practice and insufficient exposure.[32]

  • 2008-04-08: Evil Geniuses acquires the eMg DotA team.[33]
  • Roster[]

    Active[]

    ID Name Position Join Date
    Canada Arteezy Artour Babaev 1 2016-09-15
    Philippines Abed Abed Azel L. Yusop 2 2019-09-16
    Singapore iceiceice Daryl Koh Pei Xiang 3 2020-11-14
    Denmark Cr1t- Andreas Franck Nielsen 4 2016-09-15
    Israel Fly Tal Aizik 5 2018-05-28

    Former Players[]

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    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    United States Fear Clinton Loomis 2 2017-09-01 2018-05-27
    Denmark MiSeRy Captain Rasmus Filipsen 5 2017-12-20 2018-05-28
    United States UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-09-15 2017-12-20 Fnatic Fnatic
    Sweden zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2016-09-15 2017-08-30 OpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
    The International 2016 Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 2016-08-27 Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses (Coach)
    Pakistan SumaiL Syed Sumail Hassan 2 2015-01-05 -
    America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-06-09 -
    Sweden zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2015-08-30 -
    America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 2016-09-03 WanteD WanteD
    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Canada Aui_2000 Kurtis Ling 1 2016-03-25 2016-06-13 Team Secret Team Secret (Coach)
    United States Bulba Kanishka Sosale 3 2016-03-25 2016-06-09 Team Secret Team Secret
    The International 2015 Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
    Pakistan SumaiL Syed Sumail Hassan 2 2015-01-05 -
    America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-06-09 -
    Canada Aui_2000 Kurtis Ling 4 2015-01-07 2015-08-14 Digital Chaos Digital Chaos
    America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 -
    The International 2014 Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Canada Arteezy Artour Babaev 1/2 2014-02-21 2015-01-07 Team Secret Team Secret
    United States mason Mason Venne 1/2 2014-06-02 2014-07-28 High Council of Wizards&Priests High Council of Wizards&Priests
    America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2013-09-19 -
    Sweden Zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2014-02-21 2015-01-07 Team Secret Team Secret
    America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 -
    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 2015-05-28 Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses (Coach)
    America MSS Arif Anwar 2 2013-09-19 2014-02-21 Team Dog Team Dog
    America Fogged Ioannis Loucas 5 2013-09-19 2014-02-21 Team Dog Team Dog
    The International 2013 Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Canada Jeyo Jio Madayag 1 2012-10-19 2014-02-11 Eyes of Tiger Eyes of Tiger
    United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 2 2011-10-24 2013-09-19 Take Five Take Five
    Netherlands SexyBamboe Alaan Faraj 3 2013-05-01 2013-09-19 Super Strong Dinosaurs Super Strong Dinosaurs
    United States Fear Captain Clinton Loomis 4 2011-10-24 -
    United States Bdiz Robert Tinnes 5 2012-10-19 2013-09-19 Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
    The International 2012 Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    United States Fear Captain Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
    United States BuLba Sam Sosale 2 2012-05-08 2012-09-12 Team Liquid Team Liquid
    United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 3 2011-10-24 -
    Denmark Maelk Jacob Toft-Andersen 4 2012-02-03 2013-05-01 Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses (Coach)
    United States UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 5 2012-05-08 2012-09-12 Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Croatia Lacoste Dominik Stipic 3 2012-02-03 2012-05-08 Darer Darer
    Former Squad
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
    Denmark MiSeRy Rasmus Berth Filipsen 2 2011-10-24 2012-05-08 Counter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming
    United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 3 2011-10-24 -
    Denmark PlaymatE Amel Barudzija 4 2011-10-24 2012-05-08 Eclypsia Eclypsia
    Sweden Pajkatt Per Anders Olsson Lille 5 2011-10-24 2012-01-08 eXperience Gaming eXperience Gaming

    Achievements[]

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    2021
    Date Place Event Opponent Winnings
    2021-10-10 A99th - 12th The International 10 0 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $800,364
    2018
    2018-07-29 A11st Dota Summit 9 3 : 0  Fnatic Fnatic $40,000
    2018-06-06 A99th - 12th China Dota2 Supermajor 0-2  OpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming $22,500
    2018-05-27 B010th ESL One Birmingham 2018 0/-/2  Grp. S. $8,000
    2018-05-12 A55th - 6th GESC: Thailand Dota2 Minor 1 : 2  Keen Gaming Keen Gaming $17,500
    2018-04-07 A77th - 8th Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018 0 : 1  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $35,000
    2018-03-18 A11st GESC: Indonesia Dota2 Minor 2 : 0  VGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder $110,000
    2018-03-11 A55th - 6th The Bucharest Major 1 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $30,000
    2018-02-25 A55th - 6th ESL One Katowice 2018 1 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $50,000
    2018-01-19 A33rd ESL One Genting 2018 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $40,000
    2018-01-19 A22nd Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds 0 : 3  VGJ.Thunder VGJ.Thunder $85,000
    2018-01-05 A55th - 8th Captains Draft 4.0 1 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret $12,000
    2017
    2017-12-16 A66th - 7th Dota Summit 8 0 : 2  OG OG $9,000
    2017-12-03 A33rd DreamLeague Season 8 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $100,000
    2017-11-24 A33rd Midas Mode 0 : 2  VGJ.Storm VGJ.Storm $4,500
    2017-10-28 A55th - 6th ESL One Hamburg 2017 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $40,000
    2017-10-22 A33rd - 4th PGL Open Bucharest 0 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $30,000
    2017-08-08 A99th - 12th The International 2017 0 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $359,911
    2017-07-08 A55th - 6th Mars Dota 2 League 2017 1 : 2  OG OG $12,500
    2017-06-11 A22nd EPICENTER 2017 1 : 3  Team Liquid Team Liquid $100,000
    2017-05-28 A11st The Manila Masters 3 : 1  Newbee Newbee $125,000
    2017-04-30 A33rd - 4th Kiev Major 2017 0 : 2  OG OG $250,000
    2017-04-03 A55th - 6th DAC 2017 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $36,719
    2017-01-22 A11st Dota Pit League Season 5 3 : 2  OG OG $62,937
    2016
    2016-12-18 A11st China Top 2016 2 : 0  Newbee Newbee $114,952
    2016-12-10 A33rd - 4th Boston Major 2016 0 : 2  OG OG $250,000
    2016-11-20 A33rd The Summit 6 1 : 2  OG OG $13,000
    2016-11-12 A44th Northern Arena BEAT Invitational 0 : 1  Team NP Team NP $8,000
    2016-10-02 A11st MarsTV Dota 2 League Autumn 2016 3 : 1  Newbee Newbee $112,500
    2016-08-13 A33rd The International 2016 1 : 2  Digital Chaos Digital Chaos $2,180,898
    2016-07-23 A55th - 6th StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 1 : 2  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. $15,000
    2016-06-08 B313th - 16th Manila Major 2016 0 : 1  Vici Gaming Reborn Vici Gaming Reborn $30,000
    2016-05-14 A55th - 6th EPICENTER 2016 0 : 2  compLexity Gaming compLexity Gaming $20,000
    2016-05-01 A33rd WePlay League Season 3 1 : 2  Vega Squadron Vega Squadron $22,906
    2016-03-20 A22nd Dota Pit League Season 4 0 : 3  MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix $46,732
    2016-03-06 A33rd Shanghai Major 2016 0 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $315,000
    2016-01-17 A22nd SLTV Star Series Season 13 & i-League 0 : 2  Alliance Alliance $60,000
    2015
    2015-12-13 A11st The Summit 4 3 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $48,079
    2015-11-21 A33rd Frankfurt Major 2015 1 : 2  OG OG $315,000
    2015-10-18 A22nd MLG World Finals 2015 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $68,389
    2015-10-03 A55th - 8th ESL One New York 2015 0 : 2  Vega Squadron Vega Squadron $14,260
    2015-08-08 A11st The International 2015 3 : 1  CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming $6,616,014
    2015-07-12 A11st Dota Pit League Season 3 3 : 0  Cloud9 Cloud9 $126,055
    2015-06-21 A22nd ESL One Frankfurt 2015 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $59,241
    2015-06-06 A55th - 6th JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 0 : 1  London Conspiracy London Conspiracy $8,362
    2015-05-17 A22nd The Summit 3 1 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $61,129
    2015-04-12 A22nd JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1 1 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $21,615
    2015-02-09 A11st Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 3 : 0  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $1,284,158
    2015-01-06 A33rd Dota 2 League Season 5 1 : 2  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro ~$8,550
    2014
    2014-12-18 A33rd - 4th Dota Pit League Season 2 2 : 3  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro ~$8,866
    2014-12-07 A44th The Summit 2 0 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret ~$26,712
    2014-11-29 A11st ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 2 6 : 8  Cloud9 Cloud9 $40,000+
    2014-11-25 A55th XMG Captains Draft 2.0 3 : 2  League Play $17,018+
    2014-10-26 A11st SLTV Star Series Season 10 3 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret ~$105,291
    2014-10-10 A22nd ESL One New York 2014 1 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming ~$26,000
    2014-09-19 A33rd - 4th Nvidia Game24 Invitational 1 : 3  Cloud9 Cloud9 $2,000
    2014-09-07 A11st World Esports Championship 4 : 1  Cloud9 Cloud9 ¥600,000
    2014-07-20 A33rd The International 2014 1 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $1,038,416
    2014-06-29 A22nd ESL One Frankfurt 2014 1 : 2  Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming $30,000
    2014-06-24 A11st D2L Western Challenge 3 : 2  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere ~$28,666
    2014-06-14 A66th ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 1 0 : 2  mousesports mousesports ~$19,500
    2014-06-08 A11st The Summit 3 : 2  Team DK Team DK ~$45,257
    2014-04-28 A11st JoinDOTA League America Season 1 2 : 0  Team Liquid Team Liquid ~$1,421
    2014-04-20 A33rd SLTV Star Series Season 9 1 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $26,062
    2014-04-05 A11st MLG T.K.O. America 3 : 1  Team Liquid Team Liquid $14,000
    2014-03-09 A11st Monster Energy Invitational 3 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 $10,000
    2013
    2013-10-31 A22nd Electronic Sports World Cup 2013 0 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $7,500
    2013-07-24 A33rd The Defense Season 4 1 : 2  Kaipi Kaipi $4,000
    2013-07-21 A33rd The Premier League Season 5 0 : 2  mousesports mousesports $2,000
    2013-07-14 A22nd RaidCall EMS One Summer 2013 1 : 3  mousesports mousesports $7,000
    2013-07-07 A22nd American Dota League 0 : 3  Team Liquid Team Liquid $3,000
    2013-06-17 A33rd - 4th Dreamhack Summer 2013 ASUS ROG Cup 0 : 2  Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming 25,000 SEK
    2013-05-13 A22nd WePlay Dota 2 League Season 1 0 : 3  Alliance Alliance $2,500
    2012
    2012-11-25 A22nd Dreamhack Winter 2012 Corsair Vengeance Cup 1 : 2  No Tidehunter No Tidehunter 50,000 SEK
    2012-11-18 A22nd RaidCall Dota 2 League 1 : 3  Team Empire Team Empire $3,000
    2012-06-17 A33rd - 4th Dreamhack Summer 2012 Corsair Vengeance Cup 0 : 2  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere 25,000 SEK
    2012-03-24 A33rd The Defense Season 1 0 : 2  Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming €1,500

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    References[]

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