42 Facts About Fnatic

1. Fnatic is a professional esports organization headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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2. On 1 June 2011, Fnatic partnered with EIZO to launch their gaming monitors into the market.

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3. In 2006, Fnatic acquired a World of Warcraft team, Fnatic.

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4. In 2008, Fnatic picked up a new DotA team with a roster of Edvin "Kwom" Borjesson, Jonathan "Loda" Berg, Rasmus "Misery" Berth, Rene "Kebap-" Werner, and Aringazin "Aidar" Aidar.

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5. In January 2012, Fnatic took on RaidCall as a sponsor.

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6. In 2012, Fnatic picked up the former GamersLeague Dota 2 team in order to compete with other top teams.

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7. In 2015, Fnatic announced a return to Dota 2, acquiring and sponsoring Team Malaysia.

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8. On 2 April 2017, Fnatic became the champions of HonTour Season 5, defeating [MiXs] Phoenix MiXs on the grand finals.

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9. On 6 October 2017, Fnatic joined the competitive Rocket League scene after acquiring the former roster of Leftovers.

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10. On 12 April 2018, Fnatic joined the competitive Rainbow Six Siege scene after acquiring the former roster of Mindfreak.

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11. In October 2019, Fnatic acquired Indian PUBG Mobile team Xspark, consisting of Sc0utOP, Ronak, Paritosh, Owais and InYoDream.

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12. In November 2019, Fnatic announced it had entered into a partnership with Japanese company Sanrio to collaborate on content and merchandise around its Hello Kitty brand.

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13. In October 2020, Fnatic announced a multi-year global partnership with Chinese-based global consumer electronics and home appliances market leader, Hisense.

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14. In March 2021, Fnatic announced a renewal of partnership with a global online gaming entertainment service "LeTou" and will serve as official sponsors for their DOTA 2 squad.

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15. Fnatic entered the Counter-Strike competitive scene in 2004, when the team was founded by Freek "FraK" Tammeling.

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16. When Fnatic switched to Counter Strike: Global Offensive, they became one of the top teams in the world.

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17. In late 2013, Fnatic won their first ever major tournament in Counter Strike: Global Offensive, under the guidance of their new leader, Markus "pronax" Wallsten, taking out the team Ninjas in Pyjamas.

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18. In 2014, Fnatic took in 2 ex-LGB players, Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer and Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson.

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19. Fnatic was replaced with Dennis "dennis" Edman from international team G2 Esports.

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20. On 15 August 2016 Fnatic announced that flusha, JW, and KRIMZ will be transferred to GODSENT and the team would be welcoming Twist and Lekr0 in return.

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21. In 2014, Fnatic parted ways with its Dota 2 squad with each member deciding to leave the organization.

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22. Fnatic entered the League of Legends scene in March 2011 by acquiring the roster of the esports team myRevenge.

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23. In 2013, Fnatic won the Spring Split of Season 3, but during the Summer Split, the team struggled and decided that a player change was necessary.

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24. In July 2013, Fnatic announced changes to their League of Legends roster.

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25. World Championship saw Fnatic placed in Group C with Korea's Samsung Blue, China's OMG, and North America's LMQ.

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26. Fnatic finished the 2016 EU LCS Summer Split regular season in 4th after a playoff match against H2k-Gaming.

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27. In between the two fixtures, Fnatic parted ways with head coach Luis "Deilor" Sevilla and replaced him with Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgard.

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28. On 19 May 2018, Fnatic went out in the quarter finals of the Season 7 Finals losing to eventual champions Team Liquid.

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29. On 30 November 2018, Fnatic signed Jake "Virtue" Grannan as a sixth player after having their coach, Dizzle, substitute for Magnet after he contracted appendicitis, leaving Fnatic a man down in the Season 8 Finals, where they surprisingly upset against Evil Geniuses.

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30. On 12 March 2019, Fnatic signed Ryan "Speca" Ausden as a sixth player after Virtue filled NeophyteR's spot.

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31. On February 2021, Fnatic entered Valorant by acquiring the SUMN FC roster.

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32. Ahead of the 2022 season, Fnatic signed BraveAF to replace Doma.

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33. On 10 May 2022, Fnatic signed Enzo, as a full-time member, as well as Alfajer to complete the roster.

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34. In Clash Royale League Season 2, Fnatic finished 4th in the Group Stage of West Region, thereby failing to qualify for finals.

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35. On 9 October 2014, Fnatic expanded into Heroes of the Storm, announcing a temporary team for the BlizzCon Exhibition Tournament, featuring key players from the StarCraft II and League of Legends competitive scenes.

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36. Fnatic disbanded its Heroes of the Storm division on 19 December 2018.

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37. On 8 November 2014, Fnatic signed its first Smite team, acquiring the roster of Exposed Secrets.

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38. On 6 March 2015 Fnatic announced signing the roster of SK Gaming.

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39. In November 2012, Fnatic announced that they picked up a ShootMania Storm team.

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40. On 18 October 2019, Fnatic entered the PUBG Mobile scene after signing the roster of Indian team XSpark.

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41. On 27 January 2020, Fnatic began training at a temporary boot camp in Mumbai.

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42. On 24 May 2021, Fnatic disbanded their PUBG Mobile roster after the game was banned in India due to tensions between China and India.

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