JUNE 2, 2017 - Throughout our time within the industry, we’ve continued to deepen our involvement in esports, supporting the community that propel our products. Today, we’re proud to announce our expansion within Europe. Joining the Vertagear Alliance are the German champions, BIG, a team climbing the ranks among the elites of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
BIG is a professional gaming organization founded and based in Berlin, Germany. The team united the best, most prestigious German players to compete with the world's leading esports organizations, with the goal to become the absolute leader of the German scene.
The current team consists of legend and tactical mastermind gob b, Counter-Strike veteran LEGIJA, and the current three best German players nex, keev, and tabseN. Since their foundation in January, the current lineup won the German Championship in May 2017 and has an impressive tournament record, including a vast number of notable national and international performances, several national and international victories, and top four placings in premier tournaments such as DreamHack Open Leipzig 2017 (2nd place), iGame Winter Invitational (1st), Copenhagen Games (3-4th), ESEA Premier League (2nd) & ESL Meisterschaft (1st).
In May 2017, the team qualified for the PGL EU Minor in Bucharest and gained a spot in the upcoming the ESL Pro League Season after beating Virtus.pro & PENTA Sports during the relegation.
“We are proud to deepen our partnership with Vertagear. Since our foundation in January 2017, Vertagear helped us to join the international elite and become the leader of the German scene. We are happy to extend this partnership and also get the gaming equipment you need to perform at the highest level.” - Daniel Finkler, CEO of BIG
“We’re glad to welcome BIG into the Vertagear Alliance. This demonstrates our commitment not only to the esports community, but also Europe. We hope BIG fans will take pride in our products as they do their team.” - Mike Ma, CEO of Vertagear
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