After entering the Hearthstone space with Amaz, NRG are delighted to announce that we have added to our Hearthstone roster with the signing of the wonder kid player William 'Amnesiac' Barton. After finishing Rank 1 in the NA servers last season, he currently sits 12th in Hearthstone's Global Standings. More impressive? Will is just 15. An impressive 12 months for someone still in high school.
After a recent search in the Smash community to find a suitable player to represent the organization, we are delighted to announce the signing of Nairobi "Nairo" Quezada
Overwatch baby! We are all-in!
NRG Esports is pleased to announced the entry of our organization into Overwatch with the acquisition of the former Luminosity Gaming Overwatch Team.
Brandon "Seagull" Larned, Mark “Pookz” Rendon, Carl “Enigma” Yangsheng, Yomar “Milo” Toldeo, Daniel “Gods” Graser, and Tim "Dummy" Olsen will continue their efforts to dominate the competitive Overwatch scene and continue to win fans while flying the NRG flag. [STORY]
For some time now, Logitech G has supported us in our eSports endeavors. In our experience, Logitech G has been the utmost help providing peripherals for our players with great support and today; we’ll be announcing our official partnership. [STORY]
A big thank you to Chad, Alec and Naser...
We haven’t done any of these types of blog posts on the site yet, and I haven’t really published any content, but I wanted to take a few minutes to thank several of the NRG staff that are moving on to new things. [STORY]
Sports nutrition company, BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. (@BioSteelSports), announced today a first ever NBA-style bench deal with eSports group NRG (@NRGgg), a globally recognized sports organization with professional teams in League of Legends and Counter Strike Global Offensive. The partnership marks the first bench sponsorship rights in the eSports industry and extends how brands have traditionally participated in eSports.
Similar to BioSteel’s partnership with the Toronto Raptors, the bench component of the master partner agreement acknowledges athleticism in eSports. NRG athletes will use the BioSteel drink and towel in arena on approach to their match as well as positioning BioSteel during broadcasts and streaming sessions on Twitch and YouTube. In addition, BioSteel will be the first non-endemic brand logo on NRG’s game day jersey and NRG will integrate the full spectrum of BioSteel products into their daily regimen. [STORY]
Prior to the 2016 NA LCS Summer Split, NRG eSports had a major overhaul of their League of Legends roster. The team replaced all of their members, other than mid laner Lee "GBM" Chang-suk. Joining GBM, is Team Liquid's former top laner Diego "Quas" Ruiz, jungler Lucas "Santorin" Tao Kilmer Larsen, AD carry Oh "Ohq" Gyu-min and Alan "KiWiKiD" Nguyen as support. [STORY]
NRG eSports is proud to announce that we are now partnered with HyperX! The team will be supported with industry leading HyperX headsets, and are looking forward to establishing a great working relationship with the HyperX brand. [STORY]