The first iteration of Sparta was a French team called Team HD with a lineup consisting of Doigby, Shaunz, ShLaYa, Nono, and hyrqBot. They competed in and won French LAN tournaments. In July 2014, the team merged with ThunderBot to form a lineup consisting of Spontexx, Shaunz, ShLaYa, Nono, and Lounet. With this lineup, Sparta placed second at Gamegune 2014 and played in the Paris Games Week 2014 and FACEIT Gamescom Challenge.
On October 12th, Spontexx became a substitute, and Steve joined the starting lineup as the new toplaner. The team qualified for the EU Expansion Tournament via the ranked 5's ladder, placing in the top ladder seed under the name SPARTA KAPPA. Sparta were knocked out in Round 1 of the online phase after being beaten by Different Dimension.