LCS 2023 is facing upheaval when the “big” Counter Logic Gaming – CLG officially closed, causing many investors to intend to withdraw from Esports in North America.
Recently, the North American League of Legends community couldn’t help but be excited by the disbandment of CLG (Counter Logic Gaming). Particularly, CLG’s League of Legends lineup is still retained. “CLG may not continue to exist as a brand or an organization because Madison Square Garden Company seems to have sold off the LoL segment,” information shared by the e-sports content creator. by Travis Gafford.
It is known that on Thursday, April 6, CLG’s employees will officially quit. Among those who officially quit is Greg Kim – current head of CLG and former director of Evil Geniuses, also part of the company’s layoff plan.
Also according to information from Travis Gafford, CLG’s LoL industry including teams at LCS Academy and LCS has been sold to NRG Esports. However, how the future of this brand will change is still unclear.
In the 2023 LCS Spring Split, the CLG League of Legends team qualified for the knockout stages. Besides, this team also finished in fourth place in the regular season.
Counter Logic Gaming – CLG is a North American esports organization founded by retired professional esports player and icon – George “HotshotGG” Georgalidis in 2010. .
In its competitive history, CLG is a rivalry with TSM. The two have had a fierce competition with each other through many confrontations in tournaments. It is known that TSM also had a personnel fluctuation when it just laid off a large number of its employees and may also cut the esports lineup in the future.