The changes that made CLG champions: a statistical analysis

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It is obvious for anyone who follows the North American LCS that Link’s dramatic departure from Counter Logic Gaming redefined the team, as CLG went from never making the LCS finals to becoming champions of summer 2015. Disregarding Link’s everlasting inability to carry in high pressure games, being the main shotcaller, Link’s departure from CLG changed how they play the…

Xmithie back for work

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Photo from Twitter Have the divines heard Xmithie’s prayers? Well, World? Here comes CLG Xthimie! After the depressing story of how Jake “Xmithie” Puchero could not attend Worlds due to visa issues, JaeHyun “Huhi” Choi was supposed to play instead of Xmithie. Fortunately for the team, the Xmithie’s visa has been approved yesterday according to the CLG twitter post.    Great news!…

Why we need to make time for Worlds

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It’s been a year since Samsung White took the throne. All the chants and cheers from every corner of the world will be heard once again next week. All the best teams are fighting for one goal. From the corners of Asia, we have witnessed the monsters like the likes of SKT T1, LGD Gaming, Edward Gaming, and AHQ. From the heart…

Worlds: Group A preview and predictions

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Photo: LoL eSports Worlds 2015: Group A – Preview and Predictions Group A – Survival of the Fittest One may argue that this group is the weakest among all the groups. Nonetheless, one can also argue that this group is the most dynamic group of all. Generally, the group’s largest competition will fall to the three teams: Counter Logic Gaming,…

Xmithie won't go to worlds, Huhi to sub in

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Photo: LoL eSports Flickr As the world event draws near, CLG announced an unfortunate statement to the media. Counter Logic Gaming announced that Jae-Hyun “Huhi” Choi will be the starting jungler for the 2015 World Championships, replacing starting jungler Jake “Xmithie” Puchero. CLG reported that Xmithie can’t compete at the World Championships due to “unresolveable VISA issues”. Huhi initially joined…

Counter Logic Gaming: Potential, Delivery, and Hope

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Potential Since the dawn of the LCS, Counter Logic Gaming has never been a standout team. Across three seasons, five splits, and numerous roster changes, the organization once known for their domination of North America was plagued with inconsistency and a variety of internal issues. As a result, the team experienced four first-round exits in the playoffs and two visits…

CLG take WinOut CS:GO Championship

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CLG won WinOut CS:GO Championship after beating Luminosity. The American team won the Champions title and $10,000. We’re the champions of @WinOutNET LAN!!! GREAT JOB @noshirt_tv @JDM64CSGO @CLGhazed @OfficialCutler @FNScsgo #CLGCS pic.twitter.com/DfFZe8RciI — Counter Logic Gaming (@clgaming) September 7, 2015 WinOut came to an end this sunday night with CLG defeating Luminosity Gaming 2-1. The maps that were chosen by the teams…

CLG beat Luminosity in the grand finals and win WinOut CS:GO Championship

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CLG won WinOut CS:GO Championship after beating Luminosity. The American team won the Champions title and $10,000. We’re the champions of @WinOutNET LAN!!! GREAT JOB @noshirt_tv @JDM64CSGO @CLGhazed @OfficialCutler @FNScsgo #CLGCS pic.twitter.com/DfFZe8RciI — Counter Logic Gaming (@clgaming) September 7, 2015 WinOut came to an end this sunday night with CLG defeating Luminosity Gaming 2-1. The maps that were chosen by the teams…

The first great LoL Mastermind

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  Without a doubt the most famous American player in League of Legends is Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng, the legendary AD carry for Counter Logic Gaming. Touted as one of the best mechanical players on the North American server, his greatest criticism was his lack of strong finishes. His performance at the 2015 World Championship will play a strong factor into…

Once upon a time in LCK: JAG vs CJE

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A great man once said, “If you don’t believe, why are you here?” The same great man created team, Counter Logic Gaming. Jokes aside, however, Jin Air Greenwings had one fluctuating journey during the summer split.  While we were enjoying the post-season playoffs duing our lackadaisical summer, the Greenwings were training to step up for the regionals. One can even argue that…