Team Curse is a North American League of Legends team sponsored by Curse, Inc., an online game portal and network of gaming sites. The roster was first formed by LiQuiD112 in 2010, when the team was originally named Team XXX. The team first received a sponsorship from unRestricted eSports. After qualifying for MLG Raleigh in August 2011, they obtained a sponsorship with Curse, and renamed to Curse Gaming.
In February 2012, they held their first major tournament, the LoLPro.com Curse Invitational, which coincided with the launch of their League of Legends website, lolpro.com.
- Is jokingly referred to as CLG.Bench, or some variation thereof, by followers due to a history of acquiring released Counter Logic Gaming players (Elementz, Saintvicious, Voyboy and Aphromoo)
- August 25th, Team Curse signs former unRestricted roster. LiQuiD112, DontMashMe, Doublelift, SYDTKO, Pobelter, Lapaka, Nyjacky, and Jsura join.
- To read about unRestricted history (Early 2011 - August 2011), click here.
- January 19th, TeamSpeak sponsors Team Curse.
- Mid May, SYDTKO leaves.
- May 19th, Saintvicious replaces Crumbzz.
- June 8th, Westrice replaces Pobelter.
- August 12th, 2nd place at IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown.
- September 2nd, 4th place at Season 2 - Regional Finals Seattle
- September 28th, Salce joins.
- October 20th, Rhux joins.
- November 1st, Voyboy joins. Salce leaves.
- November 21st, Rhux becomes starting support. Elementz becomes sub.
- December 6th, Elementz becomes starting support. Rhux becomes sub.
- December 15th, Westrice leaves.
- February, Hai joins.
- February 10th, CM Storm sponsors Team Curse.
- March 20th, Alienware sponsors Team Curse.
- April 7th, Swain Gretzky joins.
- April, OneBadBrad joins.
- April 20th, Elementz becomes a sub and Rhux becomes starting support.
- May 11th, Hai leaves.
- June 1st, Elementz leaves. Rhux plays in the Spring Playoffs.
- June 7th, Edward joins. Rhux becomes a sub.
- July 15th, Only Jaximus joins.
- August 19th, Nissan sponsors Team Curse.
- October 7th, Edward leaves. Nyjacky is moved to Team LoL Pro. Cop becomes a sub and is also moved to LoL Pro roster. Pobelter, Aphromoo, Zekent and IWillDominate join while Saintvicious moves to coaching position.
- October 13th, Pobelter and Aphromoo are released.
- October 14th, Quas joins. Cop moves back to starting AD.
- February 4th, Saintvicious becomes the starting support while Zekent becomes a substitute/coach.
- February 25th, Sheep leaves.
- March 6th, Bunny FuFuu joins as starting support while Saintvicious steps down to substitute/coach.
- May 4th, Xpecial joins, Bunny FuFuu becomes a sub.
- May 23rd, Keane joins as sub.
- July 3rd, Astro Gaming sponsors Team Curse.
- September 19th, Cop is released.
- September 24th, PtotheD joins as new Head Coach.
- October 22nd, Piglet joins.
- November 11th, Voyboy leaves.
- December 13th, FeniX joins.
- To see the continuation of the roster's history, see Team Liquid.
- Temporary Subs
|Real Name||IGN||Position||⇒||New Team|
|Steve Arhancet (LiQuiD112)||[[LiQuiD112|]]||Owner||⇒||TL|
|Steve Perino (jokasteve)||[]||General Manager||⇒||TL|
|Peter Zhang (張藝) (Peter)||[]||Head Coach||⇒||TL|
|Mark Zimmerman (MarkZ)||[[MarkZ|]]||Head Analyst||⇒||TL|
|Jim Afremow||[]||Sports Pyschologist||⇒||None|
|Roman Boychuk (Roman)||[[LiQuiD112|]]||Manager||⇒||None|
|Brandon DiMarco (Saintvicious)||[[Saintvicious|]]||Coach||⇒||CA|
|George Liu (Zekent)||[[Zekent|]]||Coach||⇒||None|
|2014 Tournament Results|
|2014-08-31||NA LCS 2014 Summer Playoffs||2 : 3||LMQ||$ 10,000||Quas • IWDominate • Voyboy • Cop • Xpecial|
|2014-08-03||NA LCS 2014 Summer Split||13 - 15||
|-||Quas • IWillDominate • Voyboy • Cop • Xpecial|
|2014-04-20||NA LCS 2014 Spring Playoffs||0 : 2||CLG||$ 10,000||Quas • IWillDominate • Voyboy • Cop • Bunny FuFuu|
|2014-04-06||5th||NA LCS 2014 Spring Split||11 - 17||
|-||Quas • IWillDominate • Voyboy • Cop • Zekent|
- January 21st - Interview with Elementz by Pico
- February 28th - Curse's Vice President of Marketing Donovan Duncan Interview by Pico
- June 2nd - Crs SaintVicious Interview by AskJoshy
- July 2nd - I am Hubert Thieblot, founder and CEO of Curse. AMA with Reddit
- August 7th - First look inside the Curse League of Legends Beverly Hills Gaming House with Forbes
- September 25th - New Curse Gaming Director Of ESports Steve Arhancet Believes In The Future Of Pro Gaming with Forbes
- January 10th - Curse: High Stakes (video) with LoLChampSeries
- November 14th - Liquid: "I feel great about the roster we have now" with LoL eSports
- November 16th - Team Curse talks about new roster with LoL eSports
- September 15th - I'm Mark, Curse's Coach/Analyst. AMA with Reddit
Articles & Videos
- June 21st - A Tour of the Team Curse Gaming House (video)
- December 18th - Curse or die: A highlight reel of the new Team Curse (video)
- Reign of Gaming -- League of Legends news, tier lists, blogs, streams, and more!
- LoLPro - Pro League of Legends Guides and Videos
- Curse Team Profile on lolesports.com
- A Tour of the Team Curse Gaming House
- Roads - Team Curse on azubu.tv
- Official Thread for Curse Gaming Roster Changes leagueoflegends.com
- CLG Welcomes Doublelift back to the Fold! clgaming.net
- DontMashme no Longer on Curse solomid.net
- Oh you guys.. rog.clgaming.net
- About Team Curse lolpro.com
- TeamSpeak Sponsors Team Curse, A Pro LoL Team! teamspeak.com
- saintvicious joined curse crumbzz to dignitas reignofgaming.net
- Curse.NA - News about the future of Salce/Westrice reignofgaming.net
- Voyboy joins Curse Gaming reignofgaming.net
- Salce's Twitter post twitter.com
- SotLTravis Twitter status twitter.com
- Westrice Reddit post reddit.com
- Cooler Master Enters ESports Through League Of Legends Team Curse Sponsorship forbes.com
- Dell Invests In League Of Legends Team Curse With Alienware Sponsorship forbes.com
- Swain Gretzky's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Elementz to become Free Agent; Rhux in as Support for Curse reignofgaming.net
- ZionSpartan's Reddit Post reddit.com
- Team Curse Adds Edward (Previously Gamit Gaming) to Starting League of Legends Lineup teamcurse.net
- Curse Adds Jaximus as Sub for League of Legends teamcurse.net
- Nissan teamcurse.net
- Voyboy's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Pobelter's Twitter Post twitter.com
- Aphro's twitter post twitter.com
- ggLA's Reddit Post Reddit.com
- Cop's Vlog "I'm back... " youtube.com
- XDG would like to welcome SHEEP! xd.gg
- Curse Adds New Support for Super Week teamcurse.net
- Xpecial Joins Team Curse teamcurse.net
- Keane joins as sub ongamers.com
- Astro Gaming sponsors Curse teamcurse.net
- Team Curse Releases Cop teamcurse.net
- Team Curse Adds New Coach teamcurse.net
- Voyboy's Twitter Post facebook.com