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The World's Greatest Esports Teams 

Ranker Games
Updated May 29, 2020 60.9k votes 10.4k voters 135.8k views 62 items

In the world of competitive gaming, the best esports teams put out their strongest rosters to compete at the highest level of professional video gaming. Every year, smaller teams and new players challenge the biggest organizations for the top prize. While current rankings are calculated by earnings and points, this list of esports teams is decided by fans voting. What is the best esports team in the world?

With rosters in League of Legends, CS:GO, Hearthstone, Super Smash Bros., Overwatch, Dota 2, Rocket League, Fortnite, PUBG, StarCraft II, and Call of Duty, the largest, highest-earning, and richest esports teams are displaying their skills at the most popular video games. While many are sponsored by large companies, some have been started by avid gamers in their homes. 

As of 2020, the most famous esports teams include Team Liquid, Cloud9, NRG esports, American group FaZe Clan, SK Telecom T1, OpTic Gaming, and Evil Geniuses, which feature some of the greatest pro gamers of all time. Representing Europe, Asia, Australia, the US, South America, and more, the top esports teams are from all over the world. Learn the names of good eSports orgs with this list, and maybe you'll find yourself on one of these clans in the future. 

Vote up the best esports teams and vote down the ones who don't deserve the top spot. Feel free to vote for your favorites, and add any cool and underrated teams missing from the list.

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Team Vitality is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
NBarbootius added Team Vitality

Founded: 2013

Sport: A global esports organisation, Team Vitality is dedicated to the development of excellence and forging a new generation of esports athletes. Home to the world’s best players competing across nine titles, Team Vitality is one of only ten teams in the League of Legends European Championship, Europe’s most-watched esports league. A globally recognised lifestyle and entertainment brand, Team Vitality and its players have over 20 million followers across social media and carry more mainstream sponsors than any other esports team including adidas, + more

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FaZe Clan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
FaZe Clan is an American eSports organization which competes in Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege and FIFA ...more
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Team Liquid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team Liquid is a multiregional professional esports organization based in the Netherlands that was founded in 2000. With the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Team Liquid signed their ...more
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Cloud9 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Cloud9 (C9) is an American eSports organization, which fields teams in Rocket League, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Super Smash Bros. ...more
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GLOBAL ESPORTS is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Suddhashil Sarkar added GLOBAL ESPORTS
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G2 Esports is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
G2 Esports, formerly known as Gamers2, is a Spanish esports organization that has teams in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft, Vainglory and ...more
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Fnatic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Fnatic is a professional esports organization headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Founded 23 July 2004, the team has players from around the world, across a variety of games, such as ...more
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Team SoloMid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team SoloMid
Team SoloMid (abbreviated TSM) is an eSports organization based in the United States. It was founded in September 2009 by Andy "Reginald" Dinh. TSM currently fields players in League ...more
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100 Thieves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Sam St John added
100 Thieves, also known as Hundred Thieves, is a professional American eSports organization, founded by Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag on April 18, 2016. The organization has teams competing ...more
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NRG eSports is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
NRG eSports
NRG eSports is an esports organization based in California. It has rosters in Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, Smite, Hearthstone, For Honor, Rocket League and Vainglory as ...more
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Rogue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
FisheySauce added Rogue Las Vegas, NV

Founded: May 5th 2016

Sport: Current games: League of Legends, Rocket League, Apex Legends, FIFA, Fortnite, + more

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OpTic Gaming is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
OpTic Gaming, LLC. is a professional American eSports organization. OpTic currently has teams playing Call of Duty, Halo, CS:GO, Gears of War, League Of Legends, DOTA 2, Overwatch and PUBG . It ...more
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Team Vitality is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
NBarbootius added Team Vitality
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Luminosity Gaming is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Luminosity Gaming is a professional esports video game organisation. It has teams competing in Call of Duty, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, World of Warcraft, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, ...more
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Astralis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Astralis or Team Astralis is a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team founded in January 2016 by members of "Team Question Mark" after they left Team SoloMid. They have ...more
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Evil Geniuses is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Evil Geniuses (EG) is an eSports organization based in San Francisco. Founded in 1999, the organization fields players in various fighting games, Dota 2, League of Legends, StarCraft II, World ...more
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Team Secret is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team Secret is a popular global eSports team based in Turkey that formed in 2014, best known for their DOTA 2 team. In March Team Secret picked up an international female Counter-Strike: Global ...more
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Team Envy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team Envy
Team EnVyUs, known as Team Envy (abbrev. nV), also known by their nickname "The Boys in Blue", is an esports organization based in the United States and France. It was founded in 2007 ...more
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Natus Vincere is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Natus Vincere (Na'Vi) is an eSports organisation based in Ukraine with teams and players competing in Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, FIFA, World of Tanks and League of Legends. Their ...more
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Ninjas in Pyjamas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Ninjas in Pyjamas (abbreviated NiP) is a professional esports organisation from Sweden that is best known for their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team. NiP's Counter-Strike enjoyed its ...more
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SK Telecom T1 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
SK Telecom T1 is a works team of the South Korean telecommunications company SK Telecom. At the end of 2003, SK Telecom took the StarCraft Team Orion (formerly 4U) by Lim "BoxeR" ...more
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OG is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
OG is a professional Dota 2 esports team based in Europe. It was founded as (monkey)Business by players Fly and N0tail, who were former players from Team Secret, in August 2015. Soon after a ...more
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Mousesports is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Mousesports (abbreviated as mouz) is a professional eSports organization based in Germany. Mousesports fields teams in many different games, and are particularly known for its Counter-Strike ...more
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Team LDLC is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team LDLC is an esports organization headquartered in France with teams competing in FIFA 16, StarCraft II, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (LDLC Blue and LDLC White), and League of Legends.
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Team Dignitas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Esports Teams
Team Dignitas is an International e-Sports team which is headquartered in the United Kingdom. It was founded on 9 September 2003 as a fusion of the Battlefield 1942 clans Legion Condor and ...more