05.04.2017 / Ayden

Presentation of teams invited

The four team invited to GeForce Cup are popular brands that should be known to every CS:GO player interested in esport scene.

Space Soldiers


  • Engin 'MAJ3R' Küpeli
  • Çağatay 'DESPE' Sedef                             
  • Ahmet 'paz' Karahoca
  • Buğra 'Calyx' Arkın
  • Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dörtkardeş


Space Soldiers, born in early 2015, is a Turkish gaming organisation. Composed of best players from the entire country, the team is often referred to as the "super team". Ismailcan 'XANTARES' Dortkardes, the shining star of the team, plays for Space Soldiers, since the team was established. Space Soldiers are regularly recognised in the Top 30 HLTV.org standings.

Team achievements:

  • 4th place at World Electronic Sports League 2016
  • 1st place at WESG 2016 Middle East & Africa Finals
  • 1st place at ASUS ROG Summer 2016
  • 1st place at CS:GO Champions League Season 3


PENTA Sports


  • Kevin “HS” Tarn
  • Jesse “zehN” Linjala
  • Miikka “suNny” Kemppi
  • Kevin “kRYSTAL” Amend
  • Paweł “innocent” Mocek

On the basis of cooperation agreement, the PENTA Sports team was established and comprises of five smaller organisations. PENTA players have participated in the Major league plays twice: At the Dream Hack Winter 2014 and at the ESL One Katowice 2015. At early 2017, the team undergone major changes; four players were replaced, and the current base squad includes i.e. Pawel 'innocent' Mocek, who is widely known to Polish audience.

Team achievements:

  • 1st place at ESL Meisterschaft: Summer 2016
  • 1st place at 99Liga S2 Div. 1
  • 5-8th place at ESL One: Katowice 2015
  • 5-8th place at DreamHack Winter 2014

Fnatic Academy


  • Niclas “PlesseN” Plessen
  • Alex “Karus” Sağlamoğlu
  • Linus “Bååten” Andersson
  • Maikil “Golden” Selim
  • David “Jaywalkingz” Kempner

In the mid-2016, one of the best gaming organisation in the world, Fnatic, decided to open an academy. Oriented at training new talents under the banner of a known organisation, the new team was established.

Team achievements:

  • 2nd place at China Cup I
  • 5-6th place at DreamHack Leipzig 2017
  • 1st place at 2016 China Top


Team Kinguin


  • Michał “MICHU” Müller
  • Grzegorz “SZPERO” Dziamałek
  • Mikołaj “mouz” Karolewski
  • Karol “rallen” Rodowicz
  • Damian “Furlan” Kisłowski

Team Kinguin is widely known to the Polish audience. From several months, the team colours are represented by fully Polish squad; its coach is the legend of Polish Counter Strike community, Mariusz "Loord" Cybulski.

Teams' achievements:

  • 2nd place at World Electronic Sports League 2016
  • 3rd and the fourth places at DreamHack Winter 2014
  • 2nd place at Acer Predator Masters Season 3
  • 1st place at Fantasy Expo Challenge Season 3