Luminosity Gaming - the greatest hope for CS:GO-scene in America
19 February 2016
Since the acquisition of the entire list of the Brazilian team players Keyd Stars in July 2015, Luminosity Gaming or LG embarked on the conquest of the title of the best road team CS: GO in the world. A new era in the life of the team started in the ESL One Cologne 2015 in August 2015, where Luminosity Gaming appeared to the world as the legendary team. And no wonder, because she was in the top eight in the previous major label ESL One Katowice 2015.
Luminosity Gaming was the only American teams who left the group in Cologne 2015. The same situation was, and the next major label Valve in Cluj DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015. Only giants Fnatic and Natus Vincere team were able to stop the "American Dream."
World ranking Counter-Strike teams: based on the results for the last 6 months:
But the biggest success of the Brazilians waiting in Leipzig at DreamHack Leipzig in 2016, where the only American team could become a second! LG finished second in their group A, winning and progravshih FaZe Clan. Next in Leipzig Brazilians surprisingly convincing easily passed in the semifinals Astralis (ex-TSM) 2: 0. Only the legendary Ukrainians from Natus Vincere were able to stop in the final of "newcomer from America" (0: 2). At the same time, "Born to win" only in overtime could break the Brazilians. On the 2 maps!
Speaking of Natus Vincere. On the Intel Extreme Masters 10th championship of the old rivals meet again. Luminosity Gaming hit the "group of death" - Group A. They will have an uphill struggle for access to the Playoff official world leader Counter-Strike - Fnatic and "old friends" - Natus Vincere.
Groups on the Intel Extreme Masters Season X World Championship:
Do Brazilians will be able to apply his kryptonite against the Ukrainians? Until now Natus Vincere to beat his opponent in full-time battles:
ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 Finals in Burbank: 0: 2 and 1: 2 in the group stageIntel Extreme Masters San Jose 0: 2 in the quarterfinalsDreamHack Open in Cluj 0: 2 in the quarterfinals
DreamHack Leipzig: 0: 2 in the final
In the Polish city of Katowice everything will be decided on March 4-6 at the IEM Season X World Championship.
Luminosity Gaming earned $ 230,168 dollars in 33 official tournaments. The team takes the 89th place among all eSports Team prize for income.