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, November 25th 2022 – Rounding out our duo for the Trackmania World Tour, we are delighted to welcome Nico “GranaDy” Gyarmati to BIG! When we learned that BIG will be one of the organizations with a slot in the upcoming Trackmania World Tour, we started looking for a driver who could join Dennis “massa”...Read More
Berlin, November 22nd 2022 – With years of experience under his belt, please welcome the new team captain of our League of Legends Department: Tom “Rulfchen” Ruckh! As we headed into the new split and the usual roster rebuild, we looked for a personality that can galvanize the team and lead them to success. After...Read More
Berlin, October 24th 2022 – We are excited to share the news that BIG has been invited to participate in the upcoming Trackmania World Tour alongside seven other top esports organizations! Since our expansion to Trackmania in early 2018, we have grown to be one of the household names in the title with an incredibly...Read More
Berlin, August 9th 2022 – Heading into the second half of the competitive calendar, we would like to welcome back Nils “k1to” Gruhne to our main CS:GO lineup. Leading the BIG OMEN Academy as their captain for the past several months, Nils has shown admirable development as a player and has worked hard for his...Read More
Berlin, July 29th 2022 – We are delighted to announce that Johannes “tabseN” Wodarz and Fatih “gob b” Dayik – two names that can be considered as the face of both BIG and German Counter-Strike – have renewed their contracts with the organization until 2027. As founders and shareholders, the two have been part of...Read More
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, June 2nd 2022 – Leading global crypto platform Coinbase expands partnership with BIG and acquires main-partner rights in one the of the largest esport club deals within Europe. Following a productive collaboration that started in August 2021, Coinbase has now become the main partner of Germany’s most successful CS:GO team As part of the...Read More
Berlin, May 25th 2022 – We are excited to announce the further expansion of our CS:GO department as we sign our first women’s Counter-Strike team! Playing together since 2020, the Iberian mix of equipa have already made waves in women’s CS:GO, winning several cash cups and most notably qualifying for the ESL Impact League Season...Read More
Berlin, May 11th 2022 – We are delighted to welcome Niels “luckeRRR” Jasiek and Alessio “musashi” Xhaferi to our active line-up in the biggest move in our Valorant department to date! It is no secret that the departure of Fatih “gob b” Dayik from our team left big boots to fill. Already qualified for Stage...Read More
Berlin, May 1st 2022 – The godfather of German Counter-Strike is back. We are delighted to announce the return of Fatih “gob b” Dayik, as he takes over the role of Head Coach from Niclas “enkay J” Krumhorn! A name that needs no introduction, gob b is one of the most distinguished German Counter-Strike players...Read More