Invictus Gaming
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Invictus Gaming

League of LegendsLeague of LegendsChinaChinaFounded:Aug 2011
Rank
TBA
Social
China
Ge Yan (葛炎)
Joined:Jun 2012
South Korea
Won Sang-yeon (원상연)
Joined:Dec 2014
South Korea
Song Eui-jin (송의진)
Joined:Dec 2014
South Korea
Baek Young-jin (백영진)
Joined:Jun 2016
China
Feng Li (冯磊)
Joined:Jul 2016
China
Wang Liu-Yi (王柳羿)
Joined:Jul 2016
South Korea
Lee Ho-seong (이호성)
Joined:Dec 2016
China
Wen Fu-Hua (温富华)
Joined:Apr 2017
China
Gao Zhen-Ning (高振宁)
Joined:May 2017
China
Chen Long (陈龙)
Joined:May 2017
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Invictus Gaming
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Invictus Gaming is a Chinese multi-platform e-sports organization founded in August 2011.
Biography

Formation of Invictus Gaming

Invictus Gaming was created by Wang Si-Cong (son of Dalian Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin, ranked by Forbes as the third-richest man in China), who purchased the team which was until then known as Catastrophic Cruel Memory (CCM), including divisions for Starcraft II, DotA and LoL. The transaction volume amounted to 6 million USD.

Season 1

Invictus Gaming had notable appearances in IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou and TGA City of Heroes. The team finished the year by beating Team WE to represent China in the 2011 World Cyber Games Grand Finals. They finished 1st in their group which included Dignitas among others but were knocked out later by North American powerhouse Counter Logic Gaming Prime.

Season 2

IG qualified for IEM Kiev in the Asian qualifiers but did not receive their visas in time to participate. They also qualified for the IEM World Championship in Hanover, but were denied to travel because of visa issues once again. Long time member and captain Wh1t3zZ left iG for Canis Lupus Campestris in March of 2012. In May, former EHOME player Pdd joined as the top laner to complete a total roster revamp. On July 28th, iG's new lineup took 1st place in the Season Two Chinese Regional Finals, qualifying for the Season 2 World Championship. In early October, iG traveled to Los Angeles to take part in the Season 2 World Championship. In the first game of the group stage, Invictus was pitted against the heavily favored Azubu Frost. IG's aggressive roaming and early control allowed them to build a lead, but a Baron Nashor steal and well executed teamfight by Frost resulted in a defeat for the Chinese squad. However, Invictus quickly collected themselves and made quick work of CLG Prime and SK Gaming in relatively lopsided matches. They qualified through to the quarterfinals as the second team from Group A. Unfortunately for iG, their run at the championship would end there, as they were knocked out soundly two games to none by Moscow Five. Although iG's strong early game continued to established early advantages, mid game missteps in both games gave the Russian powerhouse the opportunities they needed to turn the games around and take the victory in the best-of-three. Invictus Gaming finished 5th-8th place and took home $ 75,000.

Season 3

Invictus Gaming played a strong Spring Season, taking 1st seed in the regular season with an 22-6 record. They advanced to the Spring Playoffs where they played against Positive Energy in the Semifinals. Surprisingly, they lost 2-0 to drop to the 3rd place match where they faced Team WE and beat them 2-1 to take third place. The Summer Season didn't go as planned for IG, as they found themselves in fifth place with an 10-11 record at the end of the season, missing out on playoffs and not making it to the Season 3 World Championship.

2014 Season

Invictus Gaming competed in the Spring Season and advanced to the Spring Playoffs as fourth seed from the regular season. IG managed to beat Oh My God 2-1 to advance to the finals where they lost in a dominating series to EDward Gaming 3-0, taking second seed in playoffs. The Summer Season went as well as the 2013 summer season and IG didn't even manage to qualify for the Summer Playoffs.

2015 Season

IG went on to take KT Rolster Arrows' mid laner and jungler, RooKie and KaKAO, under contract to hope to qualify for Worlds. They played a mediocre 2015 LPL Spring as they took fifth place with a 8-8-6 record, qualifying for the Spring Playoffs. They beat Vici Gaming 3-1 in the quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals to face EDward Gaming. They lost 3-0 but they managed to win the third place match against Snake Esports 3-1. In the Summer Season, IG took third place in the regular season with another 8-8-6 record to advance to the Summer Playoffs. They played against Vici Gaming in the quarterfinals and beat them 3-2 to advance to the semifinals to play Qiao Gu. Here, they lost 3-2 and were forced to play in the third place match against EDward Gaming. IG took the series 3-1 and ended in third place in playoffs again. They then played in the Regional Finals for a chance to qualify for Worlds 2015. IG played against Qiao Gu in the first round and won convincingly 2-0 to advance to the second round to play against EDward Gaming. Unfortunately, IG couldn't repeat their round 1 performance and got beaten by EDG 3-1. They dropped to the lower bracket final and played against QG. IG would take the series 3-0 and qualify for Worlds 2015 as third seed from China. At worlds, they were placed in a group with Fnatic, Cloud 9, and ahq e-Sports Club. IG disappointed with a mediocre 2-4 record and were knocked out of the tournament in last place.

Team Encounters
TeamLast EncounterEncountersWins / Losses
Team
Team WETeam WE
Last Encounter
Aug 2017
Encounters
80
Wins / Losses
35/42
Team
Oh My GodOh My God
Last Encounter
Aug 2017
Encounters
58
Wins / Losses
25/28
Team
EDward GamingEDward Gaming
Last Encounter
Aug 2017
Encounters
46
Wins / Losses
8/38
Team
Royal ClubRoyal Club
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
38
Wins / Losses
25/13
Team
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
Last Encounter
Jul 2017
Encounters
37
Wins / Losses
26/17
Team
Snake EsportsSnake Esports
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
25
Wins / Losses
7/19
Team
Positive EnergyPositive Energy
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
22
Wins / Losses
10/10
Team
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
22
Wins / Losses
12/10
Team
Vici GamingVici Gaming
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
21
Wins / Losses
12/7
Team
Young GloryYoung Glory
Last Encounter
Nov 2017
Encounters
17
Wins / Losses
11/6
Placements
PlaceTournamentPrize
Place
1st1st
Tournament
NEST 2016
20th Nov 2016
Prize
¥ 300,000
Place
7th/8th7th/8th
Tournament
2016 Tencent LoL Pro League Summer Playoffs
26th Aug 2016
Prize
NA
Place
7th/8th7th/8th
Tournament
2016 Tencent LoL Pro League Spring Playoffs
23rd Apr 2016
Prize
NA
Place
2nd2nd
Tournament
2015 Demacia Cup Grand Finals
22nd Nov 2015
Prize
¥ 100,000
Place
14th-16th14th-16th
Tournament
2015 World Championship
31st Oct 2015
Prize
$ 25,000
Roster History
Ning
NingJoined
May 2017
Pokemon
Dec 2015
Mo
MoJoined
Sep 2015
Mafa
MafaJoined
Dec 2014
Pokemon
PokemonJoined
Oct 2014
PDD
PDDLeft
Jun 2014
PDD
PDDJoined
FormerEHOME
Apr 2012
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0-2
Date
9th April

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