Esports is popular in all parts of the world. The esports industry is currently worth a billion dollars, and it will only keep on growing. All of this wouldn’t have been possible without the players and teams that compete on the global stage. And today, we’ll be talking about some of the most popular esports teams in the world.
Team Liquid is currently considered as the best team in the history of esports. Many claim that this team had the most influence in esports, and that they have contributed a lot towards the industry. The team started their career with Starcraft, and slowly shifted to Dota 2. Since their formation, they have played more than 1400 tournaments and have earned more than $24 million. Most of this came from winning The International 2017. In any case, they have been the most professional and successful organizations in the history of esports.
Team OG is yet another amazing team that is known for playing Dota 2. They became a popular team after they defeated Evil Geniuses, CDEC Gaming, and Team Secret at the Frankfurt Major 2015. OG has played around 50 tournaments, but through them, they have won a lot of money. They won the International 2018 as well as The International 2019, thus making them the only team to win two TI tournaments. At the moment, their total earnings are more than $33 million.
Evil Geniuses is a really popular esports organization. For those who don’t know, it is one of the oldest North American professional gaming organizations as it was founded in 1999. The organization is well known for featuring some of the best players in the history of esports. Their biggest accomplishment includes winning The International 2015. From around 700 tournaments, Evil Geniuses has managed to win around $19.5 million.
Fnatic is the kind of organization that has teams for different esports games and they always choose players from all over the world. They entered the esports scene in 2011 with their League of Legends team and has since then managed to become one of the best teams out there. Not only this, but they are even considered as one of the strongest European teams since the early competitive days of League of Legends, as they won the Riot Season 1 Championship. They also have teams for other popular games such as CS:GO and Dota 2. The organization has managed to earn around $11.9 million from 788 different tournaments.
Newbee is another popular esports organization that has dedicated teams for Dota 2, League of Legends, and Hearthstone. They have always played some of the biggest esports tournaments out there. They won The International 2014, through which they earned $5 million. Last year, they won ESL One Genting 2018. Nebewee has earned around $12.5 million through 130 different esports tournaments. Their highest-earning players include Zhi Hu, Damien ChokX, and Zhang.
These were some of the most popular esports teams in the world. All of them are really amazing and have contributed a lot to making esports what it is today.