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The International Winner Invictus Gaming
Team logo Invictus Gaming.png
China China
Created:2011-08-02
Team Information
Coach(es):super
Manager(s):Zhao Yinqing (赵寅清)
Sponsor(s):Personal sponsorship from Wang Sicong
Links
Website:http://www.igaming.com.cn/
datdota:5
DOTABUFF:5
OpenDota:5
Facebook:InvictusGaming.Official
Twitter:invgaming
Weibo:2099708877
Winnings
Prizemoney:$3,169,538.38 USD

Invictus Gaming is the result of Wanda Enterprise director Wang Sicong acquiring Catastrophic Cruel Memory. The team was founded in August 2011 and has divisions for Dota 2, Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.[1][2]

The team is managed by former Catastrophic Cruel Memory SC2 players xiaOt and GoMax.

Their teamhouse was located in Beijing, before they moved to Shanghai.[3] Created by the son of the 10th richest man in China, iG is envisioned as a fresh force to dominate the scene with both raw skill as well as an unprecedented level of professionalism and player compensation.

ChuaN, Faith, Ferrari_430, Zhou, and YYF at The International 2013.

History[]

  • January 2nd - BurNIng leaves to join Big God.[6]
  • January 19th - Op is exchanged for Super from LGD.Forever Young. Super will play in upcoming qualifiers for Invictus Gaming.[7]
  • February 3rd - Agressif and Srf join the team.[8]
  • February 5th - GazEoD registers with Sun Gaming.[8] Super returns to LGD.Forever Young.[9]
  • July 27th - BurNIng says he is now coaching the team together with Lpc preparing for The International 2018.[10]
  • September 10th - Xxs and BoBoKa leave to join Team Aster.[11]
  • September 12th - A new roster is announced; Agressif decides to take a break. Srf and Q leave the team. ghost, Emo, InJuly, dogf1ghts, Oli and RedPanda join the team.[12]
  • September 22nd - ghost and InJuly turns inactive, they are replaced by doodle and Last while RedPanda leaves.
  • November 9th - The new roster is officially confirmed.[13]

  • July 4th - rOtK joins as a coach for The International 2017.
  • September 6th - BurNIng becomes inactive, GazEoD joins the team[14] while coach rOtK leaves to join VGJ.Thunder.[15]
  • November - Lpc is coaching iG.[16]

  • 2016-01-20: Yuno from Team Fantuan Team Fantuan and XuaN begin playing with the team. Ferrari_430 and Luo become inactive, but do not leave the team.
    • 2016-03-19: The former players of iG Vitality iG Vitality (except for yCyK) become the new Invictus Gaming team.
    • 2016-08-30: The team is temporarily disbanded. [17]

  • 2015-02-10: BurNIng joins the team.[19]
    • 2015-03-05: June announces that he is leaving the team.[20]
    • 2015-03-06: It is revealed that Faith will be rejoining the team.[21]
    • 2015-09-01: Rabbit joins the team.
    • 2015-12-07: XDD joins the team and XuaN registers as a substitute.

  • 2014-02-20: iG announces a six-man roster. Hao leaves the team for NewBee, while Luo and ChuaN join.
    • 2014-08-26: Faith leaves the squad to join LGD and is replaced with June and chisbug.[24]
    • 2014-12-24: chisbug leaves the team.[25]

  • 2013-09-04: Zhou is traded to TongFu in exchange for Hao.[26][27] Later that month, Banana also joined the team, and ChuaN was removed.[28][29][30]

  • 2012-09-02: iG wins The International 2012, defeating reigning champions Natus Vincere 3-1 in the Grand Final.

  • 2011-08: Invictus Gaming is formed by Wang Sicong, the son of the 11th richest Chinese man, Wang Jianlin, aiming to reassemble electronic sports in China.[31] In the next few days, CCM is purchased by iG for a fee of $6,000,000.[32] iG.Z participate in The International 2011. xiao8 and ddc leave iG.Z after The International 2011 and are replaced by Awoke and Faith, in the first ever official transfer in Chinese e-sports.[33] iG acquires their second DotA team in a controversial manner, in which they sign 4 players from LGD.[34] Sharingan transfers from PanDa after a controversial blocking of Lanm's transfer by EHOME.
    • 2011-11-23: iG decides to merge 2 teams into 1 and drop 5 players.

    Roster[]

    Active[]

    ID Name Position Join Date
    China flyfly Jin Zhiyi 1 2019-06-14
    China Emo Zhou Yi 2 2018-09-12
    Malaysia JT- Thiay Jun Wen 3 2019-04-07
    China Kaka Hu Liangzhi 4 2019-09-18
    Malaysia Oli Chan Chon Kien 5 2018-09-12

    Former Players[]

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    Former Players
    ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
    Australia ana Anathan Pham 4/5 2016-03-19 2016-08-30 OG OG
    China qd Zhao Shungeng 1 2016-03-19 2016-08-30
    China Xxs Lin Jing 3 2016-03-19 2016-08-30 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
    China BoBoKa Ye Zhibiao 4/5 2016-03-19 2016-08-30 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
    China Rong Chen Jingwu 4/5 2016-03-19 2016-08-30
    China Ferrari_430 Luo Feichi 2 2011-08-02 2016-08-28
    China Rabbit Wang Zhang 1 2015-09-01 2016-03-20 CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming
    China Luo Luo Yinqi 3 2014-02-20 2016-03-19 iG Vitality iG Vitality
    China Yuno Zhang Chengjun 2/3 2016-01-21 2016-03-19 iG Vitality iG Vitality
    China Xuan Zhang Weixuan 2/3 2016-01-21 2016-03-19
    China XDD Liu Silong 4/5 2015-12-07 2016-03-19 iG Vitality iG Vitality
    China super Su Peng 4/5 2015-09-02 2016-03-19 CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming
    Malaysia ChuaN Wong Hock Chuan 4/5 2014-02-20 2015-12-02 Newbee Newbee

    Achievements[]

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    Dota 2[]

    2017
    Date Place Event Opponent Winnings
    2017-07-08 A55th - 6th Mars Dota 2 League 2017 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $12,500
    2017-06-09 A55th - 6th EPICENTER 2017 0 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret $20,000
    2017-05-27 A55th - 6th The Manila Masters 0 : 2  Team NP Team NP $10,000
    2017-05-21 A33rd - 4th StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 2 1 : 2  Team Liquid Team Liquid $10,000
    2017-04-30 A33rd - 4th Kiev Major 2017 2 : 0  Virtus.pro Virtus.pro $250,000
    2017-04-14 A33rd - 4th Dota2 Professional League Season 3 - Top 1 : 2  Newbee Newbee $8,711.40
    2017-04-04 A11st Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 3 : 0  OG OG $244,798
    2017-01-22 A44th Dota Pit League Season 5 0 : 1  Team Faceless Team Faceless $16,783
    2016
    2016-12-30 A44th Dota2 Professional League Season 2 - Top 1 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $56,000
    2016-11-20 A33rd Dota2 ACE - Provisional 2 : 1  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $56,000
    2016-10-16 A33rd Nanyang Dota 2 Championships - Cruise Cup 2 : 1  iG Vitality iG Vitality $7,430
    2016-07-14 A88th Dota2 Professional League Season 1 9/8/4  Grp. S. $14,000
    2016-07-09 A22nd G-League 2016 2 : 3  TongFu TongFu $14,964
    2016-07-03 A11st National Electronic Arena 2016 2 : 0  Newbee Newbee $121,656
    2016-04-26 A33rd H-Cup Season 6 0 : 2  CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming $462
    2016-04-10 A44th H-Cup Season 5 0 : 2  Newbee Newbee $307.39
    2016-04-04 A33rd H-Cup Season 4 1 : 2  Vici Gaming Reborn Vici Gaming Reborn $461.09
    2016-04-03 A77th - 8th WCA2016 CN Qualifiers S1 0/2/1  Grp. S. $1,527.50
    2015
    2015-10-04 A33rd - 4th ESL One New York 2015 1 : 2  Vega Squadron Vega Squadron $28,662
    2015-08-05 A99th - 12th The International 2015 1 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret $221,155
    2015-06-21 A33rd - 4th ESL One Frankfurt 2015 0 : 2  Team Secret Team Secret $26,979
    2015-06-14 A11st ECL Spring 2015 2 : 1  CDEC Gaming CDEC Gaming ¥130,000
    2015-06-05 A55th - 8th MarsTV Dota 2 League 1 : 2  Cloud9 Cloud9 ¥75,000
    2015-05-22 A55th - 6th I-League Season 3 0 : 2  Newbee Newbee ¥91,170
    2015-05-15 A55th - 6th The Summit 3 0 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $9,509
    2015-05-10 A22nd Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 2 : 3  Team Secret Team Secret $25,239
    2015-04-26 A22nd SLTV Star Series Season 12 1 : 3  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $30,000
    2015-03-22 A11st Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament 2 : 0  Team Empire Team Empire $46,962
    2015-02-07 A77th - 8th Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 1 : 2  Team Rave Team Rave $115,335
    2015-01-04 A55th - 6th I-League Season 2 0 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $3,920
    2014
    2014-12-30 A22nd Esports Champions League 2014 Autumn 2 : 3  Newbee Newbee $3,260
    2014-10-28 A33rd - 4th G-League 2014 1 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $1,640
    2014-10-03 A77th - 8th World Cyber Arena 0 : 2  Malaysia Team Malaysia ¥20,000
    2014-09-27 A33rd - 4th I-League 2 : 3  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $19,301
    2014-09-21 A11st Sina Cup Season 5 3 : 2  Vici Gaming Vici Gaming ¥50,000
    2014-07-19 A77th - 8th The International 2014 1 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD $519,208
    2014-06-29 A11st ESL One Frankfurt 2014 2 : 1  Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses $80,900
    2014-06-02 A11st WPC World Esports Professional Classic 4 : 1  Team DK Team DK ¥1,000,000
    2014-04-20 A44th SLTV Star Series Season 9 0 : 2  Team Empire Team Empire $14,893
    2014-01-19 A22nd G-League 2013 0 : 3  Team DK Team DK ¥50,000
    2014-01-07 A11st Red Bull Esports Champion League 2014 2 : 0  Team DK Team DK ¥100,000
    2014-01-01 A22nd WPC-ACE Dota 2 League 3 : 4  Team DK Team DK ¥300,000
    2013
    2013-11-10 A22nd National Electronic Sports Tournament 2013 0 : 2  PSG.LGD PSG.LGD ¥70,000
    2013-09-16 A11st Sina Cup Supernova Dota 2 Open 3 : 0  TongFu TongFu ¥18,000
    2013-08-11 A55th - 6th The International 2013 1 : 2  TongFu TongFu $114,975
    2013-07-09 A33rd Alienware Cup - 2013 Season 1 1 : 3  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $7,000
    2013-01-01 A55th - 6th G-1 Champions League Season 5 1 / 4  Group Stage(W/L) ¥10,000
    2013-03-09 A11st G-League 2012 3 : 1  LGD Gaming International LGD Gaming International ¥200,000
    2012
    2012-12-02 A11st World Cyber Games 2012 2 : 0  Team DK Team DK $20,000
    2012-11-18 A44th G-1 Champions League Season 4 1 : 2  Orange Esports Orange Esports ¥40,000
    2012-09-02 A11st The International 2012 3 : 1  Natus Vincere Natus Vincere $1,000,000
    2011
    2011-08-20 A55th - 6th The International 2011 0 : 1  MeetYourMakers MeetYourMakers $35,000

    DotA[]

    iG.Z[]

    • 2nd Place WCG China (2011)
    • 1st Place CPL Offline (2011)
    • 2nd Place E-Sports Champions League Season 3 (2011)

    iG.Y[]

    • 1st Place G-League 2011 Season 2 Shijiazhuang LAN Qualifier (2011)
    • 2nd Place Wuxi International eSports Champions Cup (2011)
    • 1st Place Hold Cup (2011)
    • 1st Place E-Sports Champions League Season 3 (2011)
    • 2nd Place GK99 Yougang Invitational Cup (2011)
    • 3rd Place World DotA Championship (2011)

    iG[]

    • 1st Place SMM Grand National DotA Tournament (2011)
    • 2nd Place E-Sports Champions League Season 4 (2011)
    • 2nd Place GIGABYTE RTS Xmas Fight (2011)
    • 3rd Place Hao Fang Golden League (2011)
    • 3rd Place China Joy National Esports Championship (2011)
    • 1st Place E-Sports Champions League Finals (2011)
    • 2nd Place Nvidia Gaming Festival 2012 (2012)

    Gallery[]

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