In 2017 we united the best & most prestigious German Counterstrike players to compete with the world's leading esport organizations. What followed was a tremendous success story. Today our starting roster is among the best teams in the world and competes on the biggest stages of esports.
League of Legends is undoubtedly the driving force in esports. Since the release in 2009, more than 100 million people fell in love with the famous MOBA title. In March 2018 we joined forces with a young and tremendously talented LoL squad, who are representing BIG with all their passion and dedication for the game.
BIG Chroma is a new project focusing on scouting female and non-binary talent in League of Legends and aiding their development as professional athletes. Winning the Equal Esports Festival in Cologne this September, BIG Chroma has already a title under their belt while representing the BIG colours.
We are delighted to enter Valorant with a whole new line-up! Released this summer by Riot Games, Valorant is a rapidly growing and exciting FPS game taking the esports world by storm. Following our competitive success in CS:GO, we aim to build a competitive, strong line-up that represents the German scene in Valorant as well.
The famous FPS title Quake is part of the esport sphere since the early days of professional gaming. Marcel “k1llsen” Paul has been part of the professional competitive scene for more than 14 years and since then is considered as one of the world’s best Quake players.
As one of the most popular online racing games, Trackmania has been part of the esports scene since more than 15 years. Our driver Dennis "Massa" Lotze is considered as one of the worlds fastest on the planet, not having missed a single grand final in any of the offline tournaments he competed in in the last years.
In our quest to unite the best Germany has to offer, we brought aboard Tobias “ShoWTimE” Sieber in our expansion to StarCraft.
As a household name in StarCraft, Tobias is one of the most successful German players.
Spearheading our fighting games division is Arja "Sephiblack" Gamoori! As the best German Tekken player and a top European contender, he is well known for his mastery of Miguel, and wholehearted approach to both competition and streaming.
Berlin, July 14th 2022 – Heading into their fifth year of cooperation, OMEN and Berlin International Gaming will set their focus in the upcoming year on promoting diversity and talent development in esports. An important part of the agreement is the further expansion of the BIG OMEN Academy project. “For more than four years, OMEN has...Read More
Berlin, January 2nd 2022 – As yet another year of competition starts for Counter-Strike, we are heading into 2022 with a substantial investment in our BIG. OMEN Academy project, now featuring a strong mix of previous and new players! Becoming four years old this year, our Academy project together with OMEN is one of the...Read More
Berlin, July 19th 2021 – With our participation in the newly announced WePlay Academy League, we have decided to restructure the BIG. OMEN Academy team! We are now ready to take on the other academy teams with some of the most promising young talents Germany has to offer. Continuing from our previous line-up are NIKZEj...Read More
Berlin, 04. Februar 2021 – Seit dem 15. Januar konnten sich über 120 Nachwuchstalente in einem mehrstufigen Casting-Prozess beweisen. Das Expertengremium von Berlin International Gaming und OMEN hat nun die besten fünf Talente in das neue BIG. OMEN Academy Team gewählt. Seit der Gründung im Jahr 2018 gemeinsam mit OMEN, gilt das BIG. OMEN...Read More
Berlin, 12. Januar 2021 – Gemeinsam mit OMEN wird BIG ab sofort den Castingprozess für das neue BIG. OMEN Academy Team starten, um die besten deutschen Talente für das erfolgreiche Nachwuchsprojekt zu finden. Seit dem gemeinsamen Einstieg in die Nachwuchsförderung mit OMEN wurde im Rahmen einer intensiven fünfwöchigen Bewerbungs- und Castingphase im Oktober 2018 das...Read More
Work hard, dream BIG. A little over two years after the formation of the BIG. OMEN Academy, we are delighted to announce that the first generation of talents have graduated from the project to careers as full-time professionals. In 2018, we started our academy project in collaboration with OMEN to find the hidden talents...Read More
Berlin, March 20th 2020 – Please give a warm welcome to Tugay “TuGuX” Keskin, who will be taking over as the head coach of the BIG. OMEN Academy team! With his extensive background as an ingame leader once competing against the world’s best, TuGuX will help our young talents in the BIG. OMEN Academy reach...Read More
Berlin, January 9th 2020 – We are excited to announce the arrival of Karim “Krimbo” Moussa to our BIG. OMEN Academy line-up, replacing Michael “devraNN” Geutebrück, who will be pursuing new opportunities. We leave behind us a successful season of competition with the BIG. OMEN Academy. The highlight of the past few months was attending...Read More
Berlin, 13. Dezember 2019 Mit der Einführung der ESL Pro Tour und der Weiterentwicklung der ESL Meisterschaft, steigt das Profiteam von Berlin International Gaming erneut in die ESL Meisterschaft ein und wird in der kommenden Saison im Titelkampf mitspielen. Fatih “gob b” Dayik übernimmt die Rolle des Headcoaches beim BIG. OMEN Academy Team. Die Profimannschaft...Read More
Berlin, July 2nd, 2019 – OMEN by HP and BIG extend their strategic partnership and expand academy cooperation to foster young talents. Starting in July 2018, OMEN and the leading German Esports Organization Berlin International Gaming have been working closely in a strategic partnership. The core aspect of the cooperation is the development of talents...Read More