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The Madison Square Garden Company acquires majority chunk of Counter Logic Gaming

Counter Logic Gaming has been sold to the Madison Square Garden Company, who have acquired a controlling stake in the company. Based in North America, CLG was founded in 2010 and has recently been in-form, notching up a series of impressive placements in CS:GO. They also have teams in League of …

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Joshua ‘Dardoch’ Hartnett departs CLG for Team Liquid 4 weeks before playoffs

Joshua ‘Dardoch’ Hartnett has departed from Counter Logic Gaming to rejoin his former outfit, Team Liquid. The reasons for Hartnett’s departure from CLG’s League of Legends roster seem to be largely behavioural, as seen in this quote from CLG’s announcement. “Over the course of the split, we found that Joshua …

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CLG signs three Hearthstone players

Counter Logic Gaming has signed three top Hearthstone players, seemingly in an attempt to play in the new ESL League.  Sebastian "Xixo" Bentert, Frederik "Hoej" Nielsen and Kim "Surrender" Jung-soo are the new CLG Hearthstone roster, and were all formerly a part of NaVi.  NaVi dropped its entire roster late …

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Counter Logic Gaming sign Overwatch team

Counter Logic Gaming has signed an Overwatch team, presumably in preparation for the upcoming Overwatch League from Blizzard.  The new CLG team was formerly known as The 1 Percent, and features Joao Pedro "Hydration" Goes Telles, Adam "waffletastic" Syndor, Bryan "iShiny" McCarthy, Nathan "Miso" Lui, Michael "The" Kuhns, and Daniel …

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Counter Logic gaming setting up an NA Challenger Series team for 2017

North American organisation Counter Logic Gaming has announced that it plans to field a team in the North American Challenger Series in 2017.  This new team will sit alongside it’s championship winning LCS team, and most likely act in a similar way to those of Cloud9 and Team Liquid. New …

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Counter Logic Gaming hires new director of business development

Counter Logic Gaming has hired John Spiher as the organisations new director of business development.  Spiher is the former marketing director for DXRacer, the chair manufacturer, and is a program director for the Gamers Outreach Foundation charity, which creates gaming set ups and pods and donates them to children’s hospitals.  …

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