We founded BIG in January 2017 to become the leaders of the German Esports scene and compete with the international elite. We, as an organisation, want to act as a role model in every aspect and create a highly professional environment for our esport athletes and partners while inspiring and connecting people to us – worldwide. Our players represent all the values a true professional athlete is supposed to have, in and out of the game. Gaming is our passion, we play to win.
Berlin International Gaming is a premier, world-class esport organization founded and based in Berlin, Germany. Our professional teams and players compete in the most prestigious leagues worldwide. Gaming is our passion, we play to win.
January 2nd – We founded BIG and united the best, most prestigious German players to compete with the world’s leading esport organizations. Gaming is our passion, we play to win.
January 15th – Two weeks after the foundation of BIG our starting five attended DreamHack Open Leipzig and finished 2nd in front of a phenomenal German home crowd. The start of an amazing journey.
May 8th – In May 2017 we joined the battle for the prestigious “ESL Meisterschaft” against the national elite in Duisburg. We went home as German Champions.
July 2nd – After one of the toughest qualification competitions in CS:GO history our Counterstrike team qualified for the 1.000.000 USD PGL Valve CS:GO Major, undoubtedly the most prestigious tournament in Counterstrike.
July 18th – In July 2017 our decorated CS:GO roster gained legend status after a phenomenal run against FaZe Clan, Cloud9 and SK-Gaming during the group stage of the 1.000.000 USD PGL Major 2017. A milestone in our history.
May 17th – BIG fights it’s way back to the highest class of international Counter Strike qualifying for the ESL Pro League once again.
July 8th – After a mircale run in front of our home crowd in Cologne, BIG makes it to the final of the largest CS:GO event in the world, ESL One Cologne.
September 20th – Fighting our way through two qualification rounds, BIG once again reaches Champion status of the CS:GO Major in London.
BIG League of Legends makes DACH history by becoming champions of EU Masters Summer 2019!
BIG CS:GO wins Dreamhack Leipzig 2020 without dropping a map!
BIG CS:GO wins Dreamhack Masters Spring 2020 3-2 against G2 being down two maps!
BIG CS:GO wins cs_summit 2020 against Vitality 3-2 being down 1 map!
After an incredible tournament run in the Summer, BIG CS:GO reached the first place in the world rankings!
After a competitive bidding process, BIG is confirmed as the 12th member team of BLAST Premier!
BIG League of Legends leaves behind an incredibly successful year by winning both Prime League splits!
BIG is unveiled as the newest partner team in the ESL Pro League’s Louvre Agreement, joining the biggest names in CS:GO!
BIG CS:GO qualify for the biggest Major to date in CS:GO history after a nail-biting run through the RMR!
After an incredible performance in the qualifier, BIG Valorant qualifies for the VCT!
We promoted our first BIG OMEN Academy player to join our main lineup!
Leading global crypto platform Coinbase expands partnership with BIG and acquires main-partner rights.